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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RebeccaMcC said...
Apr. 12, 2017 at 2:14 pm
I love this poem. I wish I could write as well as you do. Well done. You should be proud
 
Mushh replied...
Apr. 13, 2017 at 1:54 am
Umm.. can you read mine too?? And well give a review and point out my mistakes? Please?
 
urworstnightmare replied...
Apr. 20, 2017 at 2:44 pm
no ur poem is probs trash bro
 
makeupartist16 said...
Apr. 11, 2017 at 9:51 pm
It has a great flow. Awesome job.
 
mlbryson said...
Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:59 am
love love it
 
God-of-Wonder said...
Apr. 7, 2017 at 4:03 am
well done bravo
 
socialkaysualty This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 26, 2017 at 10:27 pm
i feel this way a lot too
 
Elizabeth25 said...
Mar. 25, 2017 at 1:45 pm
I don't comment on articles often, but I must tell you that I am so inspired by this!
 
aman_rakhi said...
Mar. 8, 2017 at 5:28 am
Good and free writing...
 
Sofia_Gonz07 said...
Mar. 7, 2017 at 8:42 pm
This is so good, keep on writing. I was bored before I read this and loved reading this from you.
 
SammyLuvz said...
Mar. 6, 2017 at 7:44 pm
Very beautiful written :)
 
CrossBow said...
Mar. 6, 2017 at 11:16 am
Now on my favorite list.
 
Angelina_Best_Writer said...
Feb. 27, 2017 at 3:53 pm
This is really good work!
 
GraceTaylor12This 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...
Feb. 25, 2017 at 3:51 pm
This is amazing! Good work!
 
iiris said...
Feb. 24, 2017 at 3:14 am
I love this!
 
HenriksenM said...
Feb. 23, 2017 at 12:51 pm
Powerful piece
 
AditiVibgyor said...
Feb. 23, 2017 at 8:23 am
Wow...this is so beautiful :)
 
Yld777 said...
Feb. 23, 2017 at 6:39 am
You are really talented
 
TabithaLThis 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. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 18, 2017 at 2:14 pm
I have two words: inspiring and fantastic.
 
Ziggy47 said...
Feb. 16, 2017 at 4:39 pm
this is beautiful
 
cryingwithpassion said...
Feb. 12, 2017 at 12:51 am
this is how I hope to fell one day.
 
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