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 Apr. 16 2012 at 7:57 pm
hippiechick99 GOLD, Mesquite, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"... How dreary to be somebody-- How public like a frog;
To tell one's name; the livelong June-- To an admiring bog"
-Emily Dickinson

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 :)

Nealmonte said...
on Apr. 16 2012 at 4:04 pm
Nealmonte, Detroit, Michigan
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This poem is fantastic. It strikes a sense of courage into the heart.

on Apr. 16 2012 at 1:29 pm
this is like an awesome poem man!! its like omg!! ^^

MissShah GOLD said...
on Mar. 25 2012 at 10:24 pm
MissShah GOLD, Nawabshah, Other
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Favorite Quote:
`Instead of thinking about how to win, think how u lost last time. u will definitely win`- Adolf Hitler.

I love this poem.. its moving me really..:)

on Mar. 25 2012 at 7:40 pm
Adam-Rodriguez BRONZE, Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
Pain is temporary. It could last for a minute or an hour or a day or even a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If i quit however the pain will last forever.

great poem. you really have a future in this

on Mar. 25 2012 at 7:15 pm
KaylaMarie3003 GOLD, King, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened:) -dr seuss

wow this is really good....

vazenitran98 said...
on Mar. 25 2012 at 8:08 am
vazenitran98, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street,I met a man who had no feet."

I remember how great it was reading this! You're amazing!

Zayyy BRONZE said...
on Mar. 25 2012 at 1:07 am
Zayyy BRONZE, Baltimore, Maryland
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HOW DO U MAKE UR STORY ON THE MAGIZINE

on Mar. 8 2012 at 10:17 am
cupcake48 BRONZE, Perry, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
Life is what you make it so make it worth while

wow just wow and hey do you know a little place up there called perry

on Mar. 6 2012 at 8:41 pm
Shortty1314 GOLD, Fox Lake, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"What, do you really think I was
strong enough to handle it?
If you did, then sweetie, you
don't know me at all.
These "smiles" are fake.
Just another lie people bought.
You will never know the disaster
that's behind them." -Anonymous

Breath taking :D & completely inspiring for a girl like me (: Thanks & Keep Writing !

on Mar. 3 2012 at 10:33 am
JackTElliott BRONZE, Austin, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Can't is a curse in this household." -Dad

This is great! Nice work you should post more. PS How do you make your article more popular :P (Im new)

on Mar. 3 2012 at 1:10 am
Aeliss-Novak-the-Zombie-Space-Pirate BRONZE, That Place With All The Trees And Stuff, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
Impossible is not a word, just a reason not to try.~Kutless

I'm going to smile and make you think I'm happy, I'm going to laugh, so you don't see me cry, I'm going to let you go in style, and even if it kills me - I'm going to smile.~Anonymous

Sorry Emerson, but I dissagree, Lilyan is already an amazing writer! And I don't even usualy like poetry.

on Mar. 3 2012 at 1:03 am
Aeliss-Novak-the-Zombie-Space-Pirate BRONZE, That Place With All The Trees And Stuff, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
Impossible is not a word, just a reason not to try.~Kutless

I'm going to smile and make you think I'm happy, I'm going to laugh, so you don't see me cry, I'm going to let you go in style, and even if it kills me - I'm going to smile.~Anonymous

This is beautiful, I'm speechless...

*****


on Feb. 11 2012 at 3:34 pm
Precious_15 SILVER, Pineville, North Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Live life with no regrets, and all smiles . !

I love this. :)

on Feb. 10 2012 at 7:27 pm
Ender2 PLATINUM, Hemet, California
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Favorite Quote:
"If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear!"

Inspiring :)

Kota_me BRONZE said...
on Feb. 10 2012 at 7:06 pm
Kota_me BRONZE, Nassau, Other
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Favorite Quote:
A few kind words take only a seconds to say, but theirs echoes can go on for years
"Be silly, Be Honest, Be Kind."- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love this!!

on Feb. 10 2012 at 6:24 pm
GraceMyint BRONZE, Grays, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Thus do I rail on love, and yet I love, and cannot from its tyranny break free..." Bertram Dobell

I'd have to agree with you Mariahollis, the poem is good but, in my opinion, cliched. I mean no offence, simply constructive commentary

Muzix BRONZE said...
on Feb. 10 2012 at 4:49 pm
Muzix BRONZE, Washington, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
life is never promised so live it to the fullest

Great job i love it !

on Feb. 10 2012 at 2:08 pm
writertoday SILVER, Eagle, Idaho
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Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." -Oscar Wilde

I loved this! It is completely how I feel right now about someone, so it really is amazing.

gleek1234 GOLD said...
on Feb. 10 2012 at 12:18 pm
gleek1234 GOLD, Burlington, Vermont
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Favorite Quote:
You did let me go you left me broken and heartless, crying out for help, with no one to answer my calls-Shilpa Pierpont-Hale ( poem) Love hurts

this is amazing so great thanks 4 writitng this




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