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.

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on Jan. 23 2011 at 6:23 pm
RainIngThunder BRONZE, Bloomfield, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't take life too seriously, you'll never get out of it alive." Elbert Hubbard

That's gotta be one of the most beautiful poems I've ever seen. :)

on Jan. 23 2011 at 4:44 pm
BeTwEenDrEaMiNGaNdCoMiNGTrUE PLATINUM, Howell, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
“If I speak in the tongues of angels, but have not love, I'm only a resounding noise , If I have the gift of knowledge, And if my faith moves mountains high, But have not love I am nothing… Though I know the One, Who holds the stars in the heavens, In the palm of His hand, If I give all I possess , To the poor and the helpless, I'll still gain nothing, Without love… Love's patient, True love is always kind, Love does not envy, Never brags, it's never proud, Slow to wrath, it keeps no records of wrongs against friends, Love forgives… It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” (1 Corinthians 13:1-5,7)
“If the world hates you, remember that it hated Me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.” John 15:18-19
"The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these the spirit blooms..." ~ George Santayana

This is fantastic!!! btw, if you have friends in a band... this would make an amazing song!!!


on Jan. 23 2011 at 2:08 pm
PerfectMGymnast DIAMOND, Parker, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"If you don't leap you'lll never know what it's like to fly"

this is really deep! I loved it! Your such a good writer!! :) Also, If you get the chance could you check out some of my poems such as A Mirror Image & The Sinners Confession (and comment and rate them??) It would be greatly appreciated! THANKS!! :):)

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on Jan. 23 2011 at 9:59 am
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 a really good poem! i loved it and can relate

on Jan. 23 2011 at 1:08 am
BlueEyesFoSho, Aurora, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right. You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together." --Marilyn Monroe

Oh my gosh!! i can totally relate to this!! i love it! Its really deep...

on Jan. 19 2011 at 1:10 pm
Wow! I am amazed at this poem, it is so insightful and has a really deep meaning

on Jan. 19 2011 at 1:06 pm
This poem is really good! It is very thoughtful, it really made me think.

on Jan. 8 2011 at 9:33 pm
alicen1ndrland GOLD, Bethesda, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
“The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.”
~Oscar Wilde
I must lie down where all the ladders start
In the foul rag and bone shop of the heart.
~William Butler Yeats

TWO WORDS: blow away :)

on Jan. 1 2011 at 8:00 pm
Unknown_listener PLATINUM, Lehi, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
Love me and the world is mine <3
I don't heart you I circle you because circles last forever!
"I can get hearing aids, but you'll always be an idiot !" by: Grandma

Amazing! A true gift you carry . keep on writing... and hope big and dream bigger!!! (:

on Jan. 1 2011 at 7:19 pm
PoetLaureate07 PLATINUM, Aberdeen, Mississippi
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Favorite Quote:
To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing..


on Jan. 1 2011 at 5:36 pm
This is a very good poem. If you like poetry a lot, then check out my poems.

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on Jan. 1 2011 at 3:51 pm
Duckie430, Riverside, Rhode Island
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Favorite Quote:
“The secret to life is being who you are and being happy with who you are.”
"Whatever does not kill you only makes you stronger."

it is!! it was published awhile ago though, but this was feinately in the magazine.

& i know i've commented on this poem before, but it's still one of my absolute favorites :)

duck16 said...
on Jan. 1 2011 at 2:38 pm
OMG! Sorry! I accidently rated your poem 1 star. I meant to do five. Loved it!

on Jan. 1 2011 at 1:48 pm
WynterPage95 ELITE, Monticello, Arkansas
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Favorite Quote:
"It's better to burn out than to fade away..." -Kurt Cobain

this was just absolutely beautiful! I mean no joke, i loved the way the words all flowed together. And the way you described it was just absolutley amazing. Great Job!

on Jan. 1 2011 at 1:18 pm
rain_sunshine BRONZE, Washington, District Of Columbia
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Favorite Quote:
"While we're waiting, envious time is fleeing. Seize the Day! Put no trust into the future."

this is amazing! absolutely amazing!!!

on Jan. 1 2011 at 1:06 pm
DaydreamBeliever GOLD, Lockport, Other
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Favorite Quote:
If you live to be one hundred, I want to live to be one hundred minus one day, so that I'll never have to live without you. -Winnie the Pooh

the most beautiful love poem I've read in a while! I absolutely love it, five stars is not enough!

on Dec. 29 2010 at 11:34 am
youaretheinkandlifeisthepaper BRONZE, Houston, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"I want to unfold. I do not want to be folded anywhere, because there, where I am folded, I am a lie." Maggie Stiefvater

I love it! it flows so well and sounds natrual =)

on Dec. 28 2010 at 10:32 pm
theMidnightSonnet BRONZE, Colton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"How happy is the blameless vestal's lot
The world forgetting by the world forgot
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind
Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd"

This is absolutely beauitful. It unfolds like a lullaby; its hauntingly brilliant. I love it.

spiria BRONZE said...
on Dec. 28 2010 at 9:14 am
spiria BRONZE, Fullerton, California
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Beautiful. I certainly enjoyed your poem! :)

on Dec. 27 2010 at 6:37 pm
dolphin13 BRONZE, North St. Paul, Minnesota
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WOW! I Love it!


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