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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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hippiechick99 said...
Apr. 16, 2012 at 7:57 pm
I really loved this poem and it made me think. (Trust me, that's a good thing.) This really moved me...Please read some of my work, I'd really appretciate it :)
 
Heartless_Him said...
Apr. 16, 2012 at 4:04 pm
This poem is fantastic. It strikes a sense of courage into the heart.
 
Crazy_stupid_Love said...
Apr. 16, 2012 at 1:29 pm
this is like an awesome poem man!! its like omg!! ^^
 
MissShah said...
Mar. 25, 2012 at 10:24 pm
I love this poem.. its moving me really..:)
 
Adam-Rodriguez said...
Mar. 25, 2012 at 7:40 pm
great poem. you really have a future in this
 
KaylaMarie3003 said...
Mar. 25, 2012 at 7:15 pm
wow this is really good....
 
vazenitran98 said...
Mar. 25, 2012 at 8:08 am
I remember how great it was reading this! You're amazing!
 
DarkDisaster said...
Mar. 25, 2012 at 1:07 am
HOW DO U MAKE UR STORY ON THE MAGIZINE
 
selena48 said...
Mar. 8, 2012 at 10:17 am
wow just wow and hey do you know a little place up there called perry
 
Shortty1314 said...
Mar. 6, 2012 at 8:41 pm
Breath taking :D & completely inspiring for a girl like me (: Thanks & Keep Writing !
 
AelissNovak said...
Mar. 3, 2012 at 1:03 am

This is beautiful, I'm speechless...

*****

 
anonymous replied...
Jun. 20, 2012 at 2:27 pm
Me too, but I'm speechless in a different way
 
Precious_15 said...
Feb. 11, 2012 at 3:34 pm
I love this. :)
 
Ender2 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 7:27 pm
Inspiring :)
 
Kota_me said...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 7:06 pm
I love this!!
 
Muzix said...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 4:49 pm
Great job i love it !
 
gleek1234 said...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 12:18 pm
this is amazing so great thanks 4 writitng this
 
happilyeverafternot replied...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 2:08 pm
I loved this! It is completely how I feel right now about someone, so it really is amazing.
 
jayde_butterfly said...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 7:45 am
This was very good. I liked it b/c it sorta replies to my life.
 
Lillie M. said...
Feb. 10, 2012 at 1:28 am
This is so beautiful. And it really applies to my life right now, it's like a wake-up call. Thank you for writing this.
 
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