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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.

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InsanelyMad said...
Mar. 30, 2011 at 4:53 pm:
Really good, I loved the way you played with your words, and how you made me feel what you were saying!
 
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Fran94 said...
Mar. 30, 2011 at 3:24 pm:
After reading this poem, I felt sad inside. This poem truly emits sadness wonderfully. I really liked the poem. You did a wonderful job! Keep writing great poems!
 
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normgrl said...
Mar. 30, 2011 at 12:58 pm:
I was reading your poem aloud to myself and for some reason my eyes started to water and my voice wavered. I loved this
 
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jbird said...
Mar. 30, 2011 at 9:05 am:
i had to read this like 3 times just to make sure i was reading something this brilliant <3
 
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Kleopatra said...
Mar. 30, 2011 at 1:21 am:
 i am just new and i have only read 5 poems so far, 3 that were very good, yours is one of the three. Continue in writing maybe you can make a book, something such as the marked series or whatever you feel comfortable with. GOOD LUCK!
 
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max1italy said...
Mar. 29, 2011 at 11:13 am:
The first poem i've read on this site and may i say its a great way to begin. I love the way you played with words
 
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luv_4_broadway This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 28, 2011 at 1:40 pm:
beautiful rhyming and imagery :)
 
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Misty said...
Mar. 21, 2011 at 10:24 am:
Great Job!!!
 
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AmmmyMarie said...
Mar. 20, 2011 at 2:51 pm:
I absolutly love this:) I love how discriptive you are in your poems:) Favorite out of your work:) GOOD JOB<33
 
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JesBabes said...
Mar. 18, 2011 at 9:57 am:
HONESTLY AMAZING!!!! you have a gift and writing is it.
 
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HaleyDRog. said...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 3:27 pm:
WOW. Amazing! I loved this peice of work! You have so much talent and it really comes out in this poem. I really like the flow of ryhme. It really was incredible!
 
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hanging_girl_666This 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...
Mar. 17, 2011 at 3:20 pm:
I Absolutely love this beautiful writing. It made my heart lighter, yet made it feel its old sufferings. I could read it forever and ever!!!!!!!
 
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Melissa L. said...
Mar. 15, 2011 at 5:58 pm:
The way your words fit together is amazing, and I love how unique it is... A lot of poems use overused cliches and yours does not have that. 
 
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Dragongal said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 11:36 pm:
This poem is so beautiful and inspirational. It is simply amazing!
 
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AllyssaAtlantis This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 10:46 pm:
I absolutely loved it(:
 
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deannababyy said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 10:20 pm:
i really really like this <3
 
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dchsgurl2012 said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 6:52 pm:
Simple yet meaningful, the best kind of poetry ♥
 
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chewy8 said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 5:05 pm:
i really like this, it takes love and explains it in a beautiful and poetic way. keep it up!
 
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StrangerOnTheStreet said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 4:30 pm:
this is absolutely amazing.
 
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Daria11 said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 2:07 pm:
It was so awesum!!!!!!!!
 
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