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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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Haleylynn said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 8:41 pm:
You have no idea how long i have been waiting for someone to finally put my thoughts out there, that is exactly how i am beginning to feel. I LOVE IT!
 
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EllaMcFarley said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 6:21 pm:
GOOD JOB. <3 i love it!!
 
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booklover/writer said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 1:54 pm:
That was really beautiful. i loved that poem soooooo much. U did an AMAZING job writing it. Good job :D
 
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SunShineSparkleThis 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...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 12:52 pm:
dude, this is trully deep, beautifly written and gives the feel of true sorrow. i very much like it.
 
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only1life said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 11:12 am:
ur poem is so heart_felt. I loved it. Keep it up!
 
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unwanted said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 11:01 am:
the way your words mean something as if someone really hurt you is amazing how tears filled my eyes as i read it was! well wow
 
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Emmalee This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 8:40 am:
Wonderful. :)
 
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invisible13 said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 8:09 am:

i dont usually pick faves but this is definitely one of them. could you possibly look at some of mine?

 

 
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kdiddy. said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 7:52 am:
I absolutely love this poem(: good job!
 
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Moonbeam13 said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 5:50 am:
I love this poem, it's heavy.........:) Could you maybe look at poems and comment? Peace:)
 
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toflyaway said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 2:36 am:
This piece is so beautifully written.
 
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Aishwarya S. said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 1:53 am:
its beautiful...love it..
 
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coco_babe said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 12:06 am:
this is an amazing and empowering peice :)
 
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katielynn21 said...
Mar. 31, 2010 at 5:37 pm:
I relate to this a lot. it's very well written. check out my work sometime.:)
 
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raychell.faith said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 9:43 pm:
this is wonderful because it's both empowering and soft, which is not an easy thing to do... to create a piece that shows emotion as well as strength beautiful... <3.
 
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Ally25 said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 5:10 pm:
I realy liked it...Keep writing.
 
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decembersun14 said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 4:46 pm:
This was really deep. i love how you used that picture with it
 
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CutieKaity said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 3:26 pm:
this is absolutely amazing, keep up the good work =)
 
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magic-esi This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 2:43 pm:
I love this poem! I wish I could give you constructive criticism but nothing I could say could make this poem better than it already is. It's very good and exceptionally inspirational.
 
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FLAT5LIF3 said...
Mar. 30, 2010 at 2:33 pm:
I LOV3 TI5 IT5 GR3AT
 
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