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Empty Words and Promises

Once I flew, falling upwards
mocking what's natural and true.
Until gravity stopped completely
and my spirit failed, too.
Forever suspended in unending space,
alone with my own promises,
long ago broken and
shattering me
while angels scatter the broken remains
my floating lanterns glow far from the sun
called shining stars but
caged like me,
in smothering dark eternity.
And I imagine that empty words
end up here among us, too.




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MckayThis 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...
today at 2:04 pm:
Eff those empty words and broken promises. Boy, don't I know them. Very relatable and personal all at once. Love the imagery at the end: I'm a lover of stars, which is becoming an obsession. Well done, pimp. 
 
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KrasotaThis 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...
Jul. 22 at 9:02 pm:
One of the shorter pieces that you've written, but still ingenious XD Amazing job!
 
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freepersonThis 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...
Jul. 12 at 1:06 pm:
Wow this is so cool! I have a piece of work I'd like you to read, it's called Wings like eagles.
 
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