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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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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.
 
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. :)

 
cutp9396 said...
Dec. 10, 2010 at 7:18 am
Awwwwe ! This Reminds Me Of What Im Going Through Now <333 Great Poem
 
Katera said...
Dec. 5, 2010 at 8:15 pm
this is truly just beautiful and inspires me in so so so many ways, you have a wonderful talent, i would love for you to look at my work.
 
nynehearts said...
Nov. 29, 2010 at 8:03 pm
wow superb :) you have a great sense of writing. keep up the good work!
 
writingchick This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 28, 2010 at 3:24 pm
I love this poem!
 
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...
Nov. 25, 2010 at 8:38 pm
Wow this was absolutely beautiful. I loved it very much. Great work! I hope good things come your way soon.
 
bubblez01234 said...
Nov. 21, 2010 at 10:12 pm
This is a very beautiful limmerick. I loved the flow, it was so easy to follow but complex in its own way. I love it!
 
vannie said...
Nov. 20, 2010 at 12:20 pm
Wow that's really really good. I Love this poem!
 
PalabrasHermosas said...
Nov. 19, 2010 at 12:03 pm
I love this poem. It is fantastic. I love the way you express your feelings. I love everything about this poem. Keep up the good work. : )
 
fbgrrl said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 9:52 pm
GREAT JOB!!! ILOVE IT
 
SideraCaeli said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 9:43 pm
Awesome meter. Really good job!
 
Wackykoala19 said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 8:57 pm
After reading this I realized how amateur my work is!
 
jessvente said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 8:19 pm
absolutely beautiful, such a play on words and imagery. <3
 
haleyrl said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 8:08 pm
I can relate to this poem right now so I almost cried while reading this. You did a great job. : )
 
ComeOnEileen said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 5:24 pm
"writing is my passion"... sure makes a good caption! hehe, stupid rhyming joke. but a lovely poem.
 
gagalover22 said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 4:42 pm
I love this!!!!!!!!!
 
Flora said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 3:29 pm
Amazing. Writing is my passion as well, it's just I'm not as good as you. Keep it up
 
Love_Is_Torture said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 2:08 pm
I read your Authors Note and I want you to know that writing is also a passion of mine ^_^ I have to say that I have felt this waymany times and I could relate to this poem no sweat :) Keep up the good work.
 
Ashleigh.WAOO said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 12:25 pm

Oh wow...this nearly moved me to tears. I can definatly relate to this poem...which is kinda sad. I always promised myself I wouldn't be 'that girl' that hurts and hurts and hurts over a break up. But I became this girl.

Thank you so much for sharing your passion with us...keep going(:

 
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