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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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heartgirl22 said...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 7:53 am
LOVEEEEE! IT! <3
 
Shootingstar112 said...
Feb. 8, 2011 at 8:14 pm
this is an amazing poem... i can really relate to it and i love it :)
 
mickeyjeanne said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 8:32 pm
I really love this poem and it just made me realize I need to move on completely and never go back to the thoughts of hurt and pain of what "never could happen."
 
Jessss replied...
Feb. 6, 2011 at 12:55 am
Awh! Completely agree..
 
ieshadanai said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 7:33 pm
omgd.. that is a really good poem..keep up it up because it was super awesome monkey balln chain..
 
theartgeek said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 7:28 pm
wow, this poem is really beautiful because there are so many people who can relate to it.  It is realistic, descriptive, and enspiring.  two words. Fab. Ulous.  (wow, that was lame....XD)
 
Sumana2 said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 2:32 pm
Beautiful. Thsi is absolutely amazing.
 
hopeforthelostcause This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 12:24 pm
I've read this article several times and every time I read it I love it more and more! It's so powerful, keep up the fantastic writing :)
 
vakas said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 12:53 am
I like it.....
 
WallyGirl said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 11:53 pm
Awww this is really good(:
 
REMi93 said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 10:51 pm
awww i love this
 
nene_16 replied...
Feb. 23, 2011 at 9:48 am
yea she did this poem i can put mi self n her shoes
 
Mgymnast This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 10:27 pm

i love this! it's very inspiring!! :)

also, if you get the chance could you check out some of my poems such as A mirror image and The Sinners Confession (& comment and rate them???) it would be greatly appreciated! THANKS!!!

 
ashleyn said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 8:25 pm
this is amazing! love it it feels so freeing! i wish i could feel that way!
 
wonderlandhaley said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 8:03 pm
AMAZING! i love<3 Keep writing;)
 
pixiedust15 said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 7:55 pm
I love this!!!! I don't know what it's like to get out of a freaky relationship, but a close friend of mine just did.....n she feels the same way...please keep writing.
 
tiger29 said...
Feb. 1, 2011 at 2:50 pm
i love this poem its awesome
 
RainBowSkittles13 said...
Jan. 26, 2011 at 8:38 am
I absolutly love this poem!!!! I can totally relate to this poem because I was in a very abusive relationship.
 
Keli123 said...
Jan. 20, 2011 at 8:04 pm
i love this poem!! i recently just got out of a crappy relationship with a controll freak so i feel so free like i just got out of prison. lol. i can totally relate. this is a great poem. keep writting :)
 
Dallas said...
Jan. 19, 2011 at 3:16 pm
I LOVE this poem!! i can absolutely relate it really touched my heart.... These words will help me later on in life i garentee it. =)
 
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