The Meaning of Love? MAG

November 8, 2008
By Kiana Baker GOLD, Alto, Texas
Kiana Baker GOLD, Alto, Texas
12 articles 0 photos 2 comments

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 Dec. 24 2010 at 10:57 pm
ShenanigansAndMalarkey PLATINUM, Arvada, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Never stop dreaming, it's what changes the world- Cameron Jon Weisz

I love it! =)

on Dec. 24 2010 at 11:53 am
LovelyDuckling GOLD, Hamilton, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
A vision without action is a hallucination.

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

on Dec. 24 2010 at 10:42 am
Chitra.I PLATINUM, Dubai, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Everything makes sense if you think too much about it.

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

No offence.


on Dec. 22 2010 at 9:19 pm
xDarkxPixiex GOLD, Edmunds Twp., Maine
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Favorite Quote:
You don't stop laughing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop laughing. and
Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there's footprints on the moon. and
Sometimes the heart does things for reasons that reason cannot understand.

Wow. That is all i can say. I just love the flow and rythm of it. =) Keep it up!

on Dec. 19 2010 at 5:19 pm
helen.jm BRONZE, East Bay, California
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This is really good! 

Kiana B. said...
on 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 


Kiana B. said...
on Dec. 18 2010 at 2:45 am
thankyou!:)

on Dec. 16 2010 at 8:23 pm
I.Hope.You.Dance. SILVER, Somewhere In, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"I would define, in brief the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of beauty!" -Edgar Allan Poe

"...All little girls should be told they're pretty, even if they aren't.” -Marilyn Monroe!

This is really good! I love the meaning behind it! You are really good! :)

on Dec. 16 2010 at 1:44 pm
heather_marie PLATINUM, Deshler, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
\\\"Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you was beyond my control

ur poem was amazing ur choice or words are beautiful keep writing!

Aysia SILVER said...
on Dec. 16 2010 at 12:36 am
Aysia SILVER, Erie, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up - Pablo Picasso

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

 


on Dec. 10 2010 at 8:12 pm
LovelyDuckling GOLD, Hamilton, Montana
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Favorite Quote:
A vision without action is a hallucination.

love is blind . just remember that

on Dec. 10 2010 at 8:11 pm
LovelyDuckling GOLD, Hamilton, Montana
16 articles 0 photos 125 comments

Favorite Quote:
A vision without action is a hallucination.

Sounds real good! you just made my day! I seriously just want to write a bunch now that i've read your poem :)

on Dec. 10 2010 at 7:20 pm
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin

I absolutely loved it! Definitely now one of my favorites.

on Dec. 10 2010 at 7:18 pm
icingonthecake BRONZE, Riverside, California
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A phenomenally-written piece of literature. Kudos!

on Dec. 10 2010 at 7:17 pm
writingrox2 GOLD, Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll still land among the stars.

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!!!

on Dec. 10 2010 at 6:55 pm
There_Is_No_Forever SILVER, Marshville, North Carolina
6 articles 2 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Love what you have while you have it."

This is amazing!!! Like really really amazing! Great work! I love the emotion! :)

Mayzie2010 said...
on Dec. 10 2010 at 6:18 pm
I read it over 2 times! gr8 jobbbb!!!

crazo SILVER said...
on Dec. 10 2010 at 5:57 pm
crazo SILVER, Deer Island, Oregon
5 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Father to daughter Heart to Heart
No Matter were we are we are never apart" my dad made that for me when i was little=) its not really true though

i love it too but love isnt every thing its amazing but it hurts u too

on Dec. 10 2010 at 4:05 pm
Mr.Glass SILVER, Burlington, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"It's not what they call you, it's what you answer to."

I love this poem so much lol deff a favorite !

reenay_95 GOLD said...
on Dec. 10 2010 at 3:02 pm
reenay_95 GOLD, West Lafayette, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
You can't see the stars if you are always looking down.

if this was on facebook, i'd "like" it (:


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