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

September 5, 2008
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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samiasaskia24 said...
May 22, 2011 at 10:03 pm

This poem is beatuiful!

Lime said...
May 22, 2011 at 7:46 pm
wow thats really deep, and from the heart
shapeshifter56 said...
May 22, 2011 at 7:01 pm
That is a really beautiful poem. I can completely relate to it and you really created just the right mood. Keep it up!
Angel_eyes said...
May 22, 2011 at 2:25 pm

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


JoPepper said...
May 22, 2011 at 11:32 am
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.:))
reblep said...
May 21, 2011 at 11:12 am
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. 
Clarissa♥ said...
May 20, 2011 at 2:36 pm

This is such a pretty poem!

Keep it up!

& i can relate to this 100%

IchalaEiger said...
May 18, 2011 at 7:36 am
this is amazing! and my sister should read this because it has happened to her so many times before.
Lawliet7 said...
May 5, 2011 at 9:25 pm
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 :)
WindDancer said...
Apr. 30, 2011 at 9:33 pm
Lovely! Keep it up.
mez_dinoz_goez_RAWRZ said...
Apr. 30, 2011 at 2:48 pm
It really speaks its sunshine is a meloncolly setting.
COURTENAY replied...
Apr. 30, 2011 at 4:57 pm
yeah that true. and its *melancholy btw
RileyRoo12 said...
Apr. 30, 2011 at 1:34 pm
I love this! The language flows beautifully. check out mine? thanks
Curly... said...
Apr. 30, 2011 at 4:58 am
Amazing! Very emotional and meaningful! I loved it! Keep it up
dustinleestormpuckett said...
Apr. 8, 2011 at 2:09 pm
I personally find your poem very inspiring, I may be of the ,ale gender, but I still loved it!!:)
The_Girl_Next_Door said...
Apr. 8, 2011 at 1:56 pm

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,


Jenns_Ink said...
Apr. 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm

 I admire your poem. It is very strong and wise. Seriously. I love it.











TearsToFall said...
Apr. 8, 2011 at 11:53 am
It's not till i read this that i finally realized you are a very strong person, and i wish to be like that with my love i will most aboslutely follow this. you inspired me
KimiRose said...
Apr. 8, 2011 at 10:30 am
As I read this poem I identified with it completely - it felt like it had been written about me, which is something I love about it, cos it could be about anyone as it is such a universal theme. Amazing! :)
NanaBaybee said...
Apr. 8, 2011 at 10:20 am
i absolutley love this poem! Got me speechless, *clicks fav* Good work <33 ( :
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