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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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Anima A. said...
May 13, 2010 at 6:55 pm
now this is what i call essence the whole of this piece made me feel impowered
 
bkcrider92 said...
May 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm
Amazing! I know exactly how this feels! Please check out my poems too i'd love your opinion =D
 
ktbug96 said...
May 13, 2010 at 4:34 pm

this poem has so much flow (:

i really like it~keep it up!

 

*and if anybody can, please check out my story, ill do the same to you :D*

 
Muzic4MeAlwayz This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 13, 2010 at 4:07 pm
Beautiful and original :)
 
Patience97 said...
May 13, 2010 at 4:04 pm
very relateable. sometimes i feel like i waste all my time being upset about things that never ever happen to me. great poem
 
Heavy-Thunder said...
May 13, 2010 at 3:20 pm
This poem is so perfectfor what alot of people (including me) go through. Thanks for posting :)
 
Ashee97 said...
May 13, 2010 at 2:57 pm
this is such a good piece! it brings back emotions and memoires, but i love poems like that! the inspiration is a sad expirence, but hey, weve all been there and can relate to this. really good job and i hope you will keep on writing more pieces. there is deffinatly emotion in this, which i love and i cant stress enough how good this is! great job, im proud of you :) even though i dont know you...lol. but amazing job! :)
 
StormyxD said...
May 13, 2010 at 2:18 pm
I love this, totally empowering. We've all been there before.
 
ThisGirlRightHere This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 13, 2010 at 2:17 pm

This was so amazing, and almost brought me to tears.

great job, keep writing.

 
Angel4u said...
May 13, 2010 at 10:55 am
nice job... we all somehow relate to that .....
 
Gothic_Ballerina said...
May 13, 2010 at 10:45 am
This was well writen, good job ^.*
 
-Storm. said...
May 13, 2010 at 9:37 am
I can relate. Love it.
 
Literalist17 said...
Apr. 27, 2010 at 10:18 am
I really liked this one, The inspiration for the poem is a terrible thing, but it was very well written. nice job :) I could totally relate
 
GreenLover said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 10:51 pm
that was really nice it liked it. would you mind taking a look at my poem "my child, my son" thanx :)
 
QmamaDiva said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 10:24 pm
Simple but touching, showing heart and things that people can relate to. you did what others only attempted
 
Abandoned_All_Hope_159 said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 8:47 pm
I absolutely love it!  That is the best poem I've ever read. 
 
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!
 
EllaMcFarley said...
Apr. 21, 2010 at 6:21 pm
GOOD JOB. <3 i love it!!
 
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
 
SunShineSparkle 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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