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The Meaning of Love? MAG

November 8, 2008
By Kiana Baker GOLD, Alto, Texas
Kiana Baker GOLD, Alto, Texas
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The beating of my broken heart, now chained and locked away,
I hear much louder, through the night, than words we never say.
As hollow kisses turn to dust and fall against my skin,
I pray that I might find the strength to fall in love again.
Abandoned innocence, stripped away, discarded on the floor.
In the dirt, I bury hope that love leaves unlocked doors.
I am held, though never cherished, yet to be made whole.
My tears can wipe themselves away, but I must save my soul.
Bare feet, run, lead me home, where I am Mother’s child,
And toward the pale rose sunset for a pretty little while.
If broken wings may carry dreams, and carry me to sleep,
Take me far away from love and tell me what it means.

The author's comments:
Writing is my passion … I hope you enjoy my poem!

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CJN0808 BRONZE said...
on Dec. 19 2011 at 2:44 pm
CJN0808 BRONZE, Katy, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Experience, that most brutal of teachers; but you learn, my God do you learn."

-C.S. Lewis

Wow! Great poem! Hey anyoneone reading this come check out my poems and rate/ comment. I would really appreciate it :)

CJN0808 BRONZE said...
on Dec. 19 2011 at 2:42 pm
CJN0808 BRONZE, Katy, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Experience, that most brutal of teachers; but you learn, my God do you learn."

-C.S. Lewis

I really like your poem! Hey anyone reading this come check out and rate and/or comment on my poems, it would really help me out :)  

on Dec. 19 2011 at 1:17 pm
GirlLovingLife SILVER, Rocky Ford, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"There are some secrets which do not permit themselves to be told."
— Edgar Allan Poe

wow! awesome poem you have an awesome talent for writing..keep writing =)

Fia-fia BRONZE said...
on Dec. 19 2011 at 11:59 am
Fia-fia BRONZE, Bethesda, Maryland
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THis Amazing and speaking volumes!! It deserves to be in the magazine. This is so interesting! THank you!


on Dec. 19 2011 at 11:30 am
WeAllBurn PLATINUM, Vermilion, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." ~Mahatma Gandhi

that was phenomenal. like my jaw literally dropped, once I finished the poem. You have an amazing talent.

Please read my newest poems, Maybe, and, My Ship...

They both are relevant to thise poem. Comments or criticism is greatly appreciated.

Your an amazing writer, never, EVER stop <3

on Dec. 19 2011 at 8:41 am
Morgan Nelson BRONZE, Garden City, Kansas
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WOW this... this is amazing no more than that You are very talented... btw i teared up but I can relate

on Dec. 13 2011 at 7:28 am
loveissmiles GOLD, Lynn, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"I live for the nights I can't remember with the people I will never forget." -Carassisa M-<3

"What the mind can perceive, the body can achieve." -Softball Coach Steve B-

That was beautiful. no that was more than beautiful. I want to thank you for speaking the words I am to afraid to.

RedDaisy said...
on Dec. 10 2011 at 9:20 pm
RedDaisy, Guayanilla, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"It's not just having the courage; you also need the strength. What's the point of having courage if you lose and can't get back up after the first fail?" -Me-

I'm left without words for the first time. All I can say is that it's beautiful and...different...refreshing...

taylor1226 said...
on Dec. 4 2011 at 8:36 pm
taylor1226, Alexandria, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:

very good and full of emotion.:)

on Dec. 1 2011 at 6:38 pm
WhiteWings GOLD, Houston, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Nothing lasts forever on this Earth. Smile

awesome (whispers in awe)

Kalii BRONZE said...
on Dec. 1 2011 at 3:35 pm
Kalii BRONZE, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
" No shoes, no shirt, and I still get service!" -LMFAO

Love this! Write more, write more!

RedStory said...
on Nov. 27 2011 at 9:12 pm
You're a beautiful writer. Don't let anyone tell you any different.

on Nov. 27 2011 at 8:18 pm
Alexandrathepoet PLATINUM, Leesville, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
If nothing else, believe in art.

Absolutely breathtaking, I could read it over and over again and it wouldn't be any less amazing or shockingly good!

on Nov. 27 2011 at 7:49 pm
brynnibooo BRONZE, Huntington, West Virginia
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THIS IS BEAUTIFUL! don't change a thing! If you get the chance, could you please give me some feedback on my poem "Ode to my Jester"? I would really appreciate it! -Keep writing!

browneyedcat said...
on Nov. 27 2011 at 1:10 pm
browneyedcat, Melbourne Beach, Florida
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on Nov. 27 2011 at 10:29 am
Juzzybusta BRONZE, Reigate, Other
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This is amazing! I love it! :D

Jeast10 GOLD said...
on Nov. 26 2011 at 3:30 pm
Jeast10 GOLD, Beaumont, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"when nothing goes right... go left."

Oh my gosh. I had goose bumps the whole time I read this!

on Nov. 16 2011 at 2:56 pm
wow i love this poem made me cry haha well keep writing :))

on Nov. 7 2011 at 11:03 am
Countrylife4 GOLD, Maine
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Favorite Quote:
"Someday soon we're gonna catch that dream we've been chasing"
"Seven days without a horse makes one weak."
"The worst part of riding is when you dismount."

Insult my clothes, I say, “Okay, thanks for the compliment.”
Insult the way I look, I say, “Thanks for notifying me.”
Mock me and say riding isn’t a sport, and I’ll say,”You say that ’cause you can’t ride.” But before you make fun of my horse, make sure you have “911″ on your speed dial.

its cute, I love it!!! :)

on Nov. 5 2011 at 11:42 am
RedFeather GOLD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Prose is like walking but poetry is like dancing.
—Paul Valery, poet (1871 - 1945)

This is a beautiful, moving poem filled with passion and emotion. Definately one of my favs. Keep writing!

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