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I Take Back My Tears This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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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

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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LesboNeisha said...
Apr. 5, 2011 at 2:31 pm:
that was amzazing i feel like that you spoke what was on my heart keep writing girl
 
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secrets said...
Mar. 26, 2011 at 9:58 pm:
Be free!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ur poem is a great example for all girls tryin to get out of a terrible realionship! keep strong!!!!!! I love this poem keep the word of wisdom going!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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IfOnly21 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 11:56 pm:
i thought it was really amazing:)
 
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Alexis O. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 9:17 pm:
It Was AMAZING! (:
 
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leafyThis 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. 17, 2011 at 8:55 pm:
oh wow i love this, and the picture is perfect for it!
 
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Crazy4Art said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 8:33 pm:

 

I loved it

 
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BriannaM. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 8:04 pm:
yay! i liked it!
 
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PaRaNoRmAl627 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 6:41 pm:
good for you! can you bottle up some of that happy free spirit for mee?
 
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starstruck15 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 4:08 pm:
I really like it:) It's very inspirational.
 
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hanging_girl_666 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 2:34 pm:
I Agree. Amazing poem.
 
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Nerd34 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 2:33 pm:
great job!!!!!!!!!!!!1
 
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GothChik95This 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. 17, 2011 at 1:18 pm:
I like the independent tone! Makes me feel strong and confident
 
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to.hold.the.sun This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 1:16 pm:
This is inspiring. You gave me goosebumps.
 
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BitterSweet1993 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 12:34 pm:
You have done a wonderful job if voicing what so many people should. The art of getting up and moving over the pain into happier days. Beautifully written.
 
BBALL101 replied...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 1:04 pm :
i couldnt agree more:) it was great.
 
BitterSweet1993 replied...
Mar. 18, 2011 at 7:46 am :
Thank You ^.^
 
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shywriter said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm:
Beautifully written <3
 
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darkangel95 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 10:07 am:
thats kool
 
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JesBabes said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 9:38 am:
Your poem really touches my heart!! I love it so much!!
 
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Athena95 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 9:07 am:
this is Awesome
 
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