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. 31 2011 at 12:51 pm
Wow this is a turley inspiration! its really amazing and explains my old relationship i had with my ex! Nice Job...Keep up the good work!

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on May. 30 2011 at 2:07 pm
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on May. 28 2011 at 6:49 pm
Lilly3217 SILVER, Holly Hill, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
The best time to plant a Oak tree was twenty years ago the second best time is today.

really nice good job

on May. 22 2011 at 10:47 pm
A.PaigeTurner, San Antonio, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
You think that everybody hates you. You should really stop that.- A Good Friend

A year ago I would've said this was about me and my BF.  Now he's my ex but only because we both agreed to wait and see if we could last as just friends until we were older.  Thank you for posting this.  It's well written heartfelt articles like this that help me keep my sanity or lose it. 

on May. 22 2011 at 10:03 pm
poetic.eyes PLATINUM, Everson, Washington
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This poem is beatuiful!

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on May. 22 2011 at 7:46 pm
wow thats really deep, and from the heart

on May. 22 2011 at 7:01 pm
shapeshifter56 GOLD, Cave Creek, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"Instead of waiting for the storm to pass, learn to dance in the rain."
--Unknown Author

That is a really beautiful poem. I can completely relate to it and you really created just the right mood. Keep it up!

on May. 22 2011 at 2:25 pm
Angel_eyes SILVER, New York City, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"Life goes on no matter what so live life with those that truly deserve you."

This was really good I understand the emotion you tried to portray completely do you think you can check out my work and comment and tell me what you think


on May. 22 2011 at 11:32 am
JoPepper PLATINUM, Annandale, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Freedom is the ability to not care what the other person thinks."

"Not all those who wander are lost" --JRR Tolkien

"When you are listening to music it is better to cover your eyes than your ears." --Jose' Bergamin

This is really good,  I hate to think that we all have to expeirience it sometime.  Hey, can you look at some of my work and tell me what you think please.:))

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on May. 21 2011 at 11:12 am
reblep GOLD, Chester, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
the sun through my window, warming my skin...

i think every girl in the world could relate to this at some point in their life. it is so great and so true. i absolutly love it. 

on May. 20 2011 at 2:36 pm

This is such a pretty poem!

Keep it up!

& i can relate to this 100%

on May. 18 2011 at 7:36 am
IchalaEiger SILVER, Lyman, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is like a puzzle, and you have to find the right pieces to fit"

this is amazing! and my sister should read this because it has happened to her so many times before.

on May. 5 2011 at 9:25 pm
Lawliet7 BRONZE, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Human-being cannot gain something without sacrificing something. Therefore you must present something with equivalent value or even greater in return, in order to obtain the things you wish for......

Personally, this is one of my favorite, it sounds very confident and inspiring. you sounds like you have a very strong will, keep up your good work :)

on Apr. 30 2011 at 9:33 pm
WindDancer GOLD, Lexington, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"It's time to start living the life you've imagined"
- Henry James

"I read to escape, I write to confront."

Lovely! Keep it up.

on Apr. 30 2011 at 4:57 pm
COURTENAY BRONZE, West Orange, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
consider advice, but always question it

yeah that true. and its *melancholy btw

on Apr. 30 2011 at 2:48 pm
mez_dinoz_goez_RAWRZ, Orlando, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
When you're given ruled paper...write the other way.

It really speaks its sunshine is a meloncolly setting.

on Apr. 30 2011 at 1:34 pm
RileyJameson SILVER, Winnetka, Illinois
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I love this! The language flows beautifully. check out mine? thanks

on Apr. 30 2011 at 4:58 am
Curly... BRONZE, Morton Grove, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
I consider myself a crayon, I might not be your favorite color, but someday you're gonna need me to complete your picture..

Amazing! Very emotional and meaningful! I loved it! Keep it up

on Apr. 8 2011 at 2:09 pm
dustinleestormpuckett GOLD, Ste Genevieve, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"Happiness is a firecracker sitting on my headboard. Happiness was never mine to hold. Be careful child, light the fuse, and get away, because happiness throws a shower of sparks."-The Fray

I personally find your poem very inspiring, I may be of the ,ale gender, but I still loved it!!:)

on Apr. 8 2011 at 1:56 pm
The_Girl_Next_Door PLATINUM, Elkins, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
~*The mind has but a thousand eyes, and the heart is left with one...Yet the light of a whole life dies the moment love is done.*~

It's simple and at the same time holds great meaning.  I have to say it's one of the better ones I've read :) You've done an amazing job with just these few words.  I myself write mostly of the pain brought on by someone I thought I loved.  I can relate to this one in so many ways.  Keep it up! I like everything about it!

Yours truly,



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