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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.

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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LylaLovesLife said...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 12:36 am:

Lovely! For me its sad because of a deep, deep hole in my heart. But it was great! keep writing, i love your work

 

 
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LovelyDuckling said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 8:11 pm:
Sounds real good! you just made my day! I seriously just want to write a bunch now that i've read your poem :)
 
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phlogistonThis 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...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 7:20 pm:
I absolutely loved it! Definitely now one of my favorites.
 
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pumpkinella said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 7:18 pm:
A phenomenally-written piece of literature. Kudos!
 
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writingrox2 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 7:17 pm:
woah this is really good!! i made a few poems tht have been "pending approval" 4 a while but it culdn't compare 2 ths ths is AMAZING!!!
 
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There_Is_No_Forever said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 6:55 pm:
This is amazing!!! Like really really amazing! Great work! I love the emotion! :)
 
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Mayzie2010 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 6:18 pm:
I read it over 2 times! gr8 jobbbb!!!
 
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Mr.Glass said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 4:05 pm:
I love this poem so much lol deff a favorite !
 
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reenay_95 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 3:02 pm:
if this was on facebook, i'd "like" it (:
 
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aim610 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 2:18 pm:
Wow, this poem is awesome. It is extremely expressive and understandable. It has a great amount of imagery. "The beating of my broken heart, now chained and locked away" (line 1) is great imagery. My favorite line from your poem is, "It broken wings may carry dreams, and carry me to sleep/ Take me far away from love and tell me what it means" (lines 11-12). Those are two excellent lines. I didn't find anything wrong with the tone and usage in your writing. You should could writing. It's a nice t... (more »)
 
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poeticly said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 1:58 pm:
i love this poem it makes me want to love someone one day
 
crazo replied...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 5:57 pm :
i love it too but love isnt every thing its amazing but it hurts u too
 
LovelyDuckling replied...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 8:12 pm :
love is blind . just remember that
 
DreamingOutLoudThis 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. replied...
Dec. 24, 2010 at 10:42 am :

Love is not blind. Some people become blinded with it.

No offence.

 
LovelyDuckling replied...
Dec. 24, 2010 at 11:53 am :
your right... i guess i was just trying to say that what some  people think is love is just a physical atraction or an emotional refuge... true love is not blind. then again, true love is seldom found
 
the_recreational_spiritThis 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. replied...
Jan. 28, 2011 at 7:38 am :

yes true love is seldome found. but what happens when people find true love is that they don't see it therefor  true love often becomes unnoticed.

you only see it when it's too late

 
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Bella143 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 1:10 pm:
Wow thats AMAZING:) U had me when u first started very good! Hey chack out my poems please, and let me know what u think
 
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DreamingOutLoudThis 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...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 10:51 am:
Your descriptions burn away any uncertainty the reader may feel about the emotion of the poem. Beautifully written. =)
 
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123courttt said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 10:27 am:
I think this peom is very good. Because it's deep and you can tell how she's felling.
 
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ShelbyMarie93 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 8:24 am:

Wow! Simply beautiful!

I would be honored if you would check out some of my work as I'm just starting out. :)

 
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