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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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spiria said...
Dec. 28, 2010 at 9:14 am
Beautiful. I certainly enjoyed your poem! :)
 
dolphin13 said...
Dec. 27, 2010 at 6:37 pm
WOW! I Love it!
 
HarmonyAndMelody said...
Dec. 24, 2010 at 10:57 pm
I love it! =)
 
xDarkxPixiex said...
Dec. 22, 2010 at 9:19 pm
Wow. That is all i can say. I just love the flow and rythm of it. =) Keep it up!
 
Helengerbis said...
Dec. 19, 2010 at 5:19 pm
This is really good! 
 
Kiana B. said...
Dec. 18, 2010 at 3:03 am

Thanks everyone, for all of your comments! I started to reply "Thankyou!:)" to every one of them..but there's so many! Just wanted to say how much I appreciate you taking the time. :))

..Kiana 

 
Katie16 said...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 8:23 pm
This is really good! I love the meaning behind it! You are really good! :)
 
Kiana B. replied...
Dec. 18, 2010 at 2:45 am
thankyou!:)
 
sweetangel92 said...
Dec. 16, 2010 at 1:44 pm
ur poem was amazing ur choice or words are beautiful keep writing!
 
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

 

 
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 :)
 
phlogiston 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.
 
pumpkinella said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 7:18 pm
A phenomenally-written piece of literature. Kudos!
 
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!!!
 
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! :)
 
Mayzie2010 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 6:18 pm
I read it over 2 times! gr8 jobbbb!!!
 
Mr.Glass said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 4:05 pm
I love this poem so much lol deff a favorite !
 
reenay_95 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 3:02 pm
if this was on facebook, i'd "like" it (:
 
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 »)
 
poeticly said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 1:58 pm
i love this poem it makes me want to love someone one day
 
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