Set Me Free

September 6, 2012
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You know not the pain I feel
The turmoil, a storm in my soul
The evil tearing through my heart
It’s been here from the start

And now when life is all gone
The happiness can’t be found
Nothing seems to be alright
Nothing seems worth the fight

But when I tell a single soul
It’s the pain that they don’t know
All I hear is that’s too bad, I’m sorry
I don’t want their apology

What I really want to hear
Is that you’ll always be here
That you’ll hold me in your arms
And hide me away from all harm

Tell me it will be okay
That my pain will somehow fade
Or that I’m strong enough
That this pain makes me tough

Tell me words of truth and love
Tell me all these things above
Then take me from this place
Remove me from my disgrace

Replace the hate I’ve known
The pain I suffered all alone
Wipe away my hurt filled tears
The agony of all these years

Help me get my second try
Before life and love go on by
Help me be who I’m meant to be

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deepoceanblue said...
Oct. 7, 2012 at 7:39 pm
Great Job! I really loved it. It totally reminded me of one of my poems. Wierd! But awesome....
Xiana.jd said...
Sept. 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm
really great! and soooo pretty! rhyme scheme was great! good job!     ^____^
a.singlenote This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 13, 2012 at 12:05 am
this is lovely :)
ambersymone said...
Sept. 12, 2012 at 10:54 pm
this made me cry no joke, i jst saw that you wanted people to comment on it from the chat but i didnt know i would cry..:)
EMarie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 12, 2012 at 10:09 pm
All of you are so nice! Thank you so much! You actually made me start to cry because it felt so great that someone actually liked what I wrote. I'll definantly check out your stuff too. Once again thank you!
Ruby-Paige-Rose said...
Sept. 12, 2012 at 4:49 pm
That last line nearly brought me to tears.
Ruby-Paige-Rose replied...
Sept. 12, 2012 at 4:51 pm
Also please rate and comment on my work!
dolphincrazy226 said...
Sept. 12, 2012 at 1:14 pm
The emotions ring very clear, and so does the message.  very nice rhyme scheme, it fits with the poem.  Great job:)
stupendousman said...
Sept. 11, 2012 at 11:24 pm
This is so beautiful! i love it! please rate and comment on my work! thx :)
Silver-winged said...
Sept. 11, 2012 at 10:48 pm
I love this poem, it really touched my heart and made me cry, because your poem is so true, every letter to every word I agree with all of it, i really connected with this peom. Definatly 5 stars and i'm adding this poem to one of my favorites.  Please rate and comment one of my poems. :)
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