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 Aug. 18 2011 at 5:02 pm
MyNameIsTuba, Old Bridge, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Stay Positive and Love Your Life~OBHSIP

This so relates to my own life. Very well written!!!

on Aug. 18 2011 at 12:08 pm
emilybwrites SILVER, Villa Hills, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
last night i lay in bed, looking up at the stars and i thought to myself, where the heck is the ceiling?

great job!! please check out my poems "forgotten domain" and "the others" and comment/rate them:)

on Aug. 18 2011 at 10:48 am
HeavenlyPrincess SILVER, Watertown, Connecticut
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This is such a good poem <3 10/10

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on Aug. 18 2011 at 9:53 am
aveawave GOLD, Woolwich, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Be the angel you're sworn to be: spread your wings and fly" :)

This is really great. I've read it about 3 times so far. Woul all of you mind checking out my work? I'd really appreciate it, I need to improve. Any advice? :)

on Jul. 27 2011 at 5:11 pm
SavannahMcKenna PLATINUM, Waterman, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Dream a better dream

I love it....anyone should come check out my stuff and let me know what you think or what i can do to get as good as this:)

catsrule208 said...
on Jul. 27 2011 at 4:48 pm
agree, but it still is a nice poem

on Jul. 27 2011 at 3:56 pm
thetruthawaits94 SILVER, Duncan, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, but learning to dance in the rain.

I kind of like this. I feel like I've read this poem before, many times, however. A tiny bit cliche? It pretty good though.


on Jul. 27 2011 at 3:22 pm
palalandrea GOLD, New York, New York
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Favorite Quote:
With victory comes sorrow

 I love this a lot. It's very heartfelt and passionate. Some of the parts may be a little bit cliché however? I love it anyways!

on Jul. 27 2011 at 3:06 pm
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

By the way; you might like my poem Remind Me When I'm Dead. Anybody, feel free to read it!

on Jul. 27 2011 at 3:04 pm
Lola_Black GOLD, Harrison, Michigan
11 articles 2 photos 276 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I've always been famous. It's just everybody's just now finding out." --Lady Gaga

I love it! It's deep, powerful, emotional. Brilliant!

on Jul. 27 2011 at 1:31 pm
riley1516 PLATINUM, Lake Zurich, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” -Howard Thurman

This is beatiful. And you got your point strongly across in such few words. Excellent job!

on Jul. 27 2011 at 12:26 pm
JessicaShari SILVER, Auburn Hills, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
{L O V E} Why is everyone trying to find it? Maybe it's hidden for a reason...

I feel your passion & although it's full of anger I feel a calmness in it; as if you're at peace. Good job =)

on Jul. 27 2011 at 11:23 am
ClaraOsei-Yeboah BRONZE, Brampton, Other
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Excellent poem. The rhythm is so soft and serene, although the speaker is angry and feels hurt. I especially like the third stanza.

on Jul. 27 2011 at 8:11 am
Mimi15 PLATINUM, Belfast, Maine
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J'adore! Do you mind checking out some of my stuff (:

on Jul. 27 2011 at 3:43 am
HennaRose BRONZE, Visalia, California
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Favorite Quote:
Some women have souls that beg to move to travel, to love, to be free. These women have gypsy soules

I love this poem! It reminds me of breaking away from my first love

on Jul. 10 2011 at 2:30 pm
Danealle SILVER, Wheeling, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Anything is possible with a smile and goal in mind.

So good! I can feel the emotion and pain. I think you'll like my book "Even Though" 

on Jul. 5 2011 at 7:17 pm
RanaHewezi1998 SILVER, Ames, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I've ended up where I needed to be."
-Douglas Adams

i can totally relate!

on Jul. 5 2011 at 5:47 pm
collegegirladventures GOLD, Mequon, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.

~Salman Rushdie

beautiful piece of writing! keep it up girl! ;)

on Jul. 5 2011 at 5:22 pm
TheSecretWriter SILVER, Charlotte, North Carolina
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I love it! 

on Jul. 5 2011 at 3:13 pm
Reconciliar DIAMOND, Pembroke Pines, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"love is love"
"You can't have a happy ending without a tragic begining, but the best part of the story is the middle."
"Great men fall in the fire it is the honor lesser men to light the flames no matter the cost"

i love this poem ; it's amazing


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