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

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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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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?
 
smallfry said...
May 14, 2010 at 11:37 am
i like it a lot. i feel i can relate
 
Jess S. replied...
Jun. 4, 2010 at 1:37 pm
Me too. (:
 
baumshell said...
May 13, 2010 at 10:52 pm
the message is so great
 
Danielerr_Kidd said...
May 13, 2010 at 10:12 pm
this is something i can truely relate to, it beautiful(:
 
Mercury said...
May 13, 2010 at 7:18 pm
That was beautiful! :)
 
Egyptiangirl13 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 13, 2010 at 6:58 pm
wow this poem is awesome-great job!!!!
 
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
 
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