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It Matters

I am the bond
The promise you couldn't keep.
The thing you thought you loved
before the ocean got to deep.
I am the hand
You let go of to leave.
When you thought you were alone
And that no one could see.
I am the words
That left your lips
Eroding people
Chip by chip.
I am the promise
You decided to break.
I gave you something
You refused to take.
I am the heart
You knew would shatter.
When you thought your life
Would never matter.



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nightrunner23This 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...
Mar. 25 at 3:12 pm:
Thank you guys, it really means a lot.
 
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VampslonglostloveThis 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...
Mar. 24 at 7:38 pm:
Very Good!
 
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iloveyou said...
Mar. 23 at 11:36 pm:
wow amazing job!!!!!!
 
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readaholicThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 22 at 7:30 pm:
Powerful poem, I was surprised at the end and had to read it twice (always good) and the second time it was  a whole new meaning.  Short and sweet verses, but still so deep.  Love it!
 
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Swa.Swara.Vismaya said...
Mar. 22 at 9:41 am:
You know your poem is beautiful... I like the depth with what you've written.. It really strikes a chord!!
 
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