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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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Camille C. said...
Aug. 9, 2010 at 9:20 am
This is spectacular. You basically read my mind in plenty different places in my life. Keep writing ;you have a knack for it.
 
Renise said...
Aug. 9, 2010 at 5:31 am

 

I really liked this poem, really beatiful and captures alot of feeling.

 
KelseyForLife said...
Aug. 3, 2010 at 8:11 am
Fantastic. Keep writing. i want to see more!! :D
 
real_as_can_be101 said...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 9:49 pm
I agree that it is a good poem, i just wish it was longer
 
WritingLoverForever said...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 7:55 pm
Wow, this is really deep. I think this poem is absolutely beautiful, everything you said. I especially loved how you said, "I walk a free woman...as free as the wind." Great job on this. Could you check out some of my work? Thanks!
 
lovetowriteandwatchTV said...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 5:20 pm

good job, i liked it.

If anyone reads this would you please read my stories. I would read one of yours if u did. Thx, :))

 
shaniab said...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 3:32 pm
Awesome that was great
 
crzybookworm said...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 2:38 pm
LOVE IT!!!!!
 
meli-meli said...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 1:38 pm
This is a beautiful poem! It is so deeply touching! great work, write more!
 
fighter96 said...
Jun. 26, 2010 at 9:17 pm
This is so awesome. It's everything I have ever felt and said to a guy put in one poem. I LOVE IT!!!!
 
ShenelleCrystalx3 said...
Jun. 26, 2010 at 8:45 pm

This poem was so so good ! Keep writing =]

Please come check out my work if uu have anytime (:

 
L.T.A said...
Jun. 26, 2010 at 5:45 pm
That was an awesome poem; that was really powerful.
 
palak said...
Jun. 26, 2010 at 11:47 am

i can totally relate to this.

 

 
crzybookworm replied...
Jul. 18, 2010 at 2:40 pm
I think everyone can at one point in their life.
 
maybeshannon said...
Jun. 4, 2010 at 11:03 pm
its beautifully written and says everything i wish i couldve said out loud to a boy that i knew.  keep writing this was great! =]
 
lostchild3617 said...
Jun. 4, 2010 at 6:51 pm
i really like this. its sooooo inspiring and it reached me right where i was
 
Benzi said...
Jun. 4, 2010 at 11:39 am
This poems is very inspiring
 
WritingsfromaFreshmen replied...
Jun. 4, 2010 at 2:49 pm
this is an inspiring poem mostly if you have gotten your heart broken by somebody before
 
Benzi replied...
Jun. 7, 2010 at 9:55 am
yeah I know what you mean when you give your heart and it's stepped on so many times. It's really painful to know that the one you gave your heart to can hurt you so much.
 
GangstaEyes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 24, 2010 at 8:27 pm
Niiiice! This is really freeing and relatable and powerful. Check out my stuff?
 
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