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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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MRose911 said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 7:33 pm:
AMAZING! :)
 
MsJenny replied...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 10:54 pm :
I seriously can relate to this poem
 
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skoppy355 said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 4:10 pm:
This is such a good poem!  I love it and can relate to it, keep writing!
 
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JustWanaBeWithYou.. said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 3:43 pm:
This is soo amazing..i can totally relate to it all..ur rlly good. Keep writing. Can't wait to see more:)
 
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Lucy(: This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 3:24 pm:
I can relate...
 
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Annabelle294 said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 2:53 pm:
This is amazing, i love it!
 
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dolphin13 said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 2:26 pm:
I love this poem! Good Work! Keep writing!
 
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SkyWolfThis 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. said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 11:59 am:

i love this! its really well written and its really easy to see where your coming from.

 

 
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Linnette M. This 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. said...
Dec. 14, 2010 at 6:38 pm:
i totally understand were ur coming from, ive been there and done that and suffer to but i eventually got over it and so did u :)
 
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justsmileanddance said...
Dec. 11, 2010 at 4:34 pm:
i can so relate to this! love it!
 
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trblueThis 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. said...
Nov. 28, 2010 at 10:20 am:

i love your pome ,but line 2 word 2 could be changed. it's really small change. so just dont bother changing it.

I take back my tears
I wasted years
I spent crying

for what never could happen 

 

 
trblueThis 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. replied...
Nov. 28, 2010 at 10:28 am :

sorry missed tryped

I take back my tears
My wasted years
I spent crying.....

 
ellie315 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jan. 10, 2011 at 3:44 pm :
i like "the wasted years" not "my wasted years"
 
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phlogiston This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 27, 2010 at 10:50 pm:
I can totally relate. Awesome job! I really like your style of writing as well.
 
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writerinfinity said...
Nov. 27, 2010 at 7:40 pm:
Good job!!!
 
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belle97 said...
Nov. 27, 2010 at 4:59 pm:
Awesomee..i like ur writing style:) check out some of my work..keep up the good work dude!!
 
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deathbycrayons said...
Nov. 27, 2010 at 12:56 pm:
When I first started reading this I thought 'oh my gosh, i'm not alone.' I love this poem it's really good :) 
 
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chevy said...
Nov. 27, 2010 at 12:21 pm:
coonectably good
 
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Carrich said...
Nov. 27, 2010 at 9:35 am:
I like this alot! Its really good.. you can connect with it with ease. Keep it up!
 
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believeinmexoxo said...
Nov. 27, 2010 at 9:23 am:
This is so good. I've been through something like this and I'm so glad I have someone/something that connects with me as well. Great Job :)
 
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routemaster07 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 6, 2010 at 4:27 pm:
What an incredibly written poem, and one to which so many can relate. Terrific work!
 
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