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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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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!
 
Crazy4Art said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 8:33 pm

 

I loved it

 
BriannaM. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 8:04 pm
yay! i liked it!
 
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?
 
starstruck15 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 4:08 pm
I really like it:) It's very inspirational.
 
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.
 
Nerd34 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 2:33 pm
great job!!!!!!!!!!!!1
 
GothChik95 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 1:18 pm
I like the independent tone! Makes me feel strong and confident
 
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.
 
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 ^.^
 
shywriter said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm
Beautifully written <3
 
darkangel95 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 10:07 am
thats kool
 
JesBabes said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 9:38 am
Your poem really touches my heart!! I love it so much!!
 
Athena95 said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 9:07 am
this is Awesome
 
BBALL101 replied...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 1:04 pm
r u Athena willams? lol
 
GoldSage said...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 7:36 pm
That is really awesome. That could easily speak to many heart. Keep writing.
 
WillowFalls This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 6:17 pm
Amazingnesssss! Love this poem! :)
 
cheyenne1997 said...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 5:19 pm
awsomely amazing..it would make a great song
 
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