I Take Back My Tears MAG

September 5, 2008
By Lilyan Howard BRONZE, Tallahasee, Florida
Lilyan Howard BRONZE, Tallahasee, Florida
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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

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on Jan. 7 2010 at 10:21 pm
Lollipop2012 SILVER, Las Veags, Nevada
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Wow, this is amazing and yet so very true. Keep up the good work!!!

on Jan. 1 2010 at 10:56 pm
Only,I PLATINUM, Taylorville, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
This too shall pass.


I so desperately wish I could do this..

on Jan. 1 2010 at 10:31 pm
rain-rain111 PLATINUM, Roselle, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
He offered her the world but she said she had her own.

rele very good i love it!!!!!!!! keep writing!

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on Jan. 1 2010 at 10:15 pm
mmfdg623 GOLD, Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
Louisa May Alcott

This is AMAZING!

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on Jan. 1 2010 at 5:10 pm
taylor11 GOLD, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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this is good

EmelyJ GOLD said...
on Jan. 1 2010 at 4:52 pm
EmelyJ GOLD, Bronx, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"A mistake is not a mistake if you learn from it. If you learn from it, it's not a mistake, it's a lesson."

This is not only awesome, but also breathtaking. Great job! Move over, Maya Angelou, there's a great poet coming out!

on Jan. 1 2010 at 10:00 am
irenerose PLATINUM, Lawton, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." -Martin Luther King Jr.

this really is a beautiful poem. (Double thumbs up. :)) keep up the good work!

maddicakes said...
on Dec. 15 2009 at 5:07 pm
maddicakes, Pataskala, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
If your not brave enough to say it to ones face, then you should not say it at all.

this poem relates to what I am going through so well. the pain disappointment it greatly portrayed in this poem. Good job!

on Dec. 15 2009 at 2:43 pm
scarletP SILVER, East Lansing, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"A smart girl listens but doesn't believe, kisses but doesn't love and leaves before she is left."
-- Marilyn Monroe

the relation i feel to this is crazy! its almost like those words were in my mind too...thanks for putting it out there. SO GOOD!

on Dec. 11 2009 at 4:39 pm
Flogo718 BRONZE, Genoa, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
Don't take life too seriously, no one gets out alive anyways.

Great job! It flows so nicely.


on Dec. 10 2009 at 12:37 pm
ConstanceScott BRONZE, Marion, South Carolina
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It is beyond amazing. It starts off as this strong woman unwilling to be broken, in the middle becomes vunerable, then at last, declares freedom. Are you sure u didn't write this for me?

LaVonna SILVER said...
on Dec. 10 2009 at 11:44 am
LaVonna SILVER, Owatonna, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"dont let education get in your way of learning" -my American Lit teacher

OMG BRAVO BRAVO!!!!! :D i rate it a 10 woman!!♥p

on Dec. 10 2009 at 11:16 am
ShernayB. DIAMOND, Southfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Some things will never change"---Tupac


check out my work if you have time.

comment and rate if you wish.

on Dec. 10 2009 at 11:11 am
Soft_spoken GOLD, Houston, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
if your feelings go away its not love
if that person
leaves an imprint on your heart that was love
only once
only one guy left a imprint on my heart like that i love him still -BY ME BRITTANY JENELLE

looooovve it

jimmy_a GOLD said...
on Dec. 10 2009 at 7:33 am
jimmy_a GOLD, Sanford, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Look for me, not with a flashlight but open your heart n free your soul n there my love i shall be

hey great poem :) keep doin ur thing

on Dec. 10 2009 at 12:43 am
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"as free as the wind"

on Dec. 9 2009 at 6:33 pm
xenon333 PLATINUM, Billerica, Massachusetts
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Rock your own world! You go girl! You are strong. I love this poem.

Zero_K DIAMOND said...
on Nov. 18 2009 at 5:37 pm
Zero_K DIAMOND, Moosic, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"Life's no fun if you're not insane, otherwise you grow up to be an accountant." -Moi


-Blessed Be!


on Nov. 18 2009 at 4:27 pm
Poet_in_Motion PLATINUM, Sharon, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"Love one another." –George Harrison (his last words)

"and down they forgot as up they grew" –e.e. cummings

"The sea is just a wetter version of the sky..." –Regina Spektor


E.Lee GOLD said...
on Nov. 18 2009 at 9:51 am
E.Lee GOLD, Akron, Ohio
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amazing!! :) i love it


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