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Recollections Withdrawn From a Tear Stained Memory.

I thought you were my friend
So I gave you the sun.
You took the flames
And burned my soul.

I thought you were my friend
So I gave you the ocean.
You took the salt
And sprinkled it in my wounds.

I thought you were my friend
So I gave you the wind.
You took the frigid gales
And extinguished my spirit.

I thought you were my friend
So I gave you my broken heart.
You took the two halves
And broke it once more.



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Writerforlife7423 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 25, 2011 at 6:29 pm:
Beautiful, I totally know how you feel! My friends did the same thing to me and I wrote a poem out of it too! Would you mind checking it out? It's called 'Whispers' and I think you'll really be able to relate to it! Thanks! :)
 
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LifesIllusion said...
Nov. 24, 2011 at 8:24 am:
Wow this is the third piece I have read from you and all I can say is, you have TALENT! Keep writing gril:)
 
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taylee said...
Nov. 20, 2011 at 9:55 am:
This was written very well. The imagery was amazing. I loved it. You should check out some of my work and tell me if you like any of it. Thanks! Kepp writing :)
 
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CaeCae97 said...
Oct. 18, 2011 at 9:52 pm:
I'm becoming a fan, Ill tell you that! What a saddening poem, though. But I still really like it. Keep writing!
 
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SUNDRY said...
Sept. 8, 2011 at 6:34 am:
Wow that was such a touching poem!! I cannot just express as to which extent do I admire  this poem because whatever adjectives that I would use would just be a glaring understatement!!!!!!! A question though- "How could you just write a meanigful poem inspite being afflicted with an emotional upheavel???'' Because for me I just need to have a right mood to conjure up a poem.
 
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Book_addict said...
Aug. 26, 2011 at 11:58 pm:

YOU ROCK!  I'M IN LOVE WITH YOUR POEMS!!! 

AWESOME!

 
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Angeleyes12 said...
Aug. 3, 2011 at 7:58 pm:
Wow, i love the way you expressed this. It is beautiful
 
sunnyallday replied...
Aug. 13, 2011 at 12:36 pm :
i agree :) its amazingg
 
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writerfreak21231This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jul. 23, 2011 at 9:06 pm:
I fight with my friendds. and some times this is how i feel. It is really good! great job!
 
ExpRESsY0uRse1F replied...
Jul. 26, 2011 at 7:49 pm :
Lol thank you!
 
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RhythmAndRhyme said...
Jun. 25, 2011 at 11:56 am:
So simplistic, yet it speaks to me! Very well written nice job! :DDD
 
ExpRESsY0uRse1F replied...
Jun. 26, 2011 at 9:26 am :
Hahaha luv the :D's and thanks!
 
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Warm_My_Heart said...
Jun. 25, 2011 at 12:48 am:
This is beautiful. You write very deeply, and I like that.
 
ExpRESsY0uRse1F replied...
Jun. 26, 2011 at 9:25 am :
Thanks!!!!!
 
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IamtheshyStargirlThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jun. 17, 2011 at 4:38 pm:
Oh this is beautiful. You're one of those whisper-breath poets. Cool and clear, but surprisingly warm toned.
 
ExpRESsY0uRselF replied...
Jun. 18, 2011 at 10:52 am :
Thank you, and I love that description of my writing...whisper-breath...nice!
 
IamtheshyStargirlThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 18, 2011 at 12:31 pm :
You're welcome, and thanks :)
 
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ExpRESsY0uRselF said...
Jun. 12, 2011 at 8:02 pm:
I just wanted to say if anyone has anything they want me to check out, please let me know. :) I really appreciate all of your feedback, and would like to give you some if you want it.
 
HorseLoverThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 16, 2011 at 6:26 am :
I would love if you could check out some of my stuff! :)
 
ExpRESsY0uRselF replied...
Jun. 16, 2011 at 2:14 pm :
Sure thing! Expect to hear from me soon! :)
 
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