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

September 5, 2008
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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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live.laugh.write said...
Aug. 9, 2010 at 9:27 pm
I loved this! :D
 
halls said...
Aug. 9, 2010 at 8:42 pm
HOLY AMAZING!!!!!!!
 
DiamondsIntheGrass This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 9, 2010 at 4:48 pm
amazing poem, but i thought the last stanza was a little bit... cliche.  mostly just the "free as the wind" part. the rest was awesome.
 
ChrissyPeaceHall said...
Aug. 9, 2010 at 1:39 pm
This poem is perfect. I love it. It reminds me of what happened between me and a guy. Exactly.
 
Homskllet said...
Aug. 9, 2010 at 9:50 am
That was really good. I feel I can relate to some of what your are saying.
 
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.
 
palakThis 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...
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! =]
 
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