I Take Back My Tears MAG

September 5, 2008
By Lilyan Howard BRONZE, Tallahasee, Florida
Lilyan Howard BRONZE, Tallahasee, Florida
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I take back my tears
the wasted years
I spent crying
for what never could happen

I take back my heart
my shattered heart
Up off the ground
and back in my arms

I take back my hope
wasted on you
and toss it aside
for it has no meaning now

Nothing you say
no words
no songs
can heal the bleeding wound
That you opened again and again

I walk a free woman
held by nothing of yours
and fly away free
as free as the wind



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on May. 9 at 3:43 pm
singingintherain BRONZE, Lebanon, Ohio
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This was amazing!! Please take a minute to check out my work (I only have two pieces) I would appreciate any feedback, good or bad!! Thanks so much

on May. 4 at 9:57 pm
Birdwing BRONZE, Westminster, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
-Albert Einstein

Purely amazing.

on May. 4 at 9:08 am
Aurapoetry1 GOLD, Atlanta, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
If you follow the crowd, you might get lost in it.

The words in this piece flow so well. You can relate easily to the emotion in it

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on Mar. 30 at 5:29 pm
DanSom BRONZE, Starbuck, Manitoba
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Favorite Quote:
"Failing is Failing to Try"

Beautiful, vulnerable, emotional, and powerful. A well written piece.

on Mar. 8 at 1:54 pm
MaddieGrizz SILVER, Lake Isabella, California
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Favorite Quote:
Even though I walk through the darkest valley I will fear no evil. Psalm 23:4, For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you, not harm you plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

on Mar. 8 at 7:58 am
Beast101 SILVER, Pune, Other
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very well written! amazing imagery!

on Mar. 7 at 5:32 pm
AllTheSuperRacehorses SILVER, Haverford, Pennsylvania
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May all hearts heal the way yours did

realy love this !

i love this !

on Jan. 5 at 7:25 pm
FeltonsFirebolt SILVER, Los Alamitos, California
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Favorite Quote:
"We are bound only by the limits of our imaginations." ~Misha Collins, actor

Beautiful. Creates a stunning scene

on Jan. 1 at 9:53 pm
lost_and_free GOLD, Rancho Mirage, California
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Favorite Quote:
"'But man is not made for defeat... A man can be destroyed, but not defeated.'" - Ernest Hemingway (The Old Man and the Sea)

Short, sweet, and to the point. Also, relatable and nicely written!

Wow,I love this so much and it's relateable. Beautiful writing :)

Beautiful piece too.

Fantastic poem,very nice

on Nov. 8 2017 at 10:14 pm
Liketowrite123 BRONZE, Skokie, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the change you wish to see in the world" - Gandhi

Beautiful piece.

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on Oct. 5 2017 at 12:32 pm
andi. SILVER, Overland Park, Kansas
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This poem is so beautiful and inspiring

on Sep. 21 2017 at 2:22 am
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Very real and relatable.

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on Sep. 13 2017 at 4:24 pm
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HOW OLD IS THIS POEM?

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Favorite Quote:
"we'll see you later, innovator!"

great use of anaphora!

on Sep. 6 2017 at 8:45 am
Breezette DIAMOND, Uniontown, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
Every Time I even think of you, all those bad memories just fade away, 'cause your smile's enough, you're enough...

You're very talented. Great job!




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