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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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thatclarinetgirl said...
Nov. 18, 2010 at 8:36 am:
follow your passion! Your good! Keep writting!
 
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Breannasykexd said...
Nov. 15, 2010 at 3:26 pm:
You're work is absolutely amazing. Your poem was the best I've ever read.
 
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Jayme said...
Nov. 9, 2010 at 11:53 am:
As you said about my article, this relates to my life completely. I can feel all the emotion and passion you put into you work. I love it :)
 
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MRose911 said...
Nov. 8, 2010 at 9:40 pm:
Holy cow. This is absolutely AMAZING! You truly have a gift! I must mark this as a favorite! Wow. Amazing!
 
kekdog replied...
Nov. 10, 2010 at 2:26 pm :
This is supper good u really do have a special talent
 
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nancyyy said...
Oct. 28, 2010 at 7:43 pm:
Love is a very interesting topic. One that everyone wants to understand. I like how the complexity of love is captured in the piece and it still remains relatable. The voice eases the reader into the emotions and kept me interested from beginning to end.
 
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Braids said...
Oct. 28, 2010 at 7:15 pm:
this was wonderful. really i loved evry single word.
 
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vegan416 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 7:56 pm:
this is amazing. such a trite concept yet it was not trite at all. really amazing how you worded everything perfectly and it just flowed and it was just WOW.
 
Asteria replied...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 8:14 pm :
This is truly wonderful. It flows really great.
 
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Fallen4Ever said...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 6:26 pm:
Absolutely wonderful! I think u have a real talent for writing. Kepp it up your writing is lovely!
 
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running4chance This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 3:35 pm:
I love your poem. It makes me feel alert in everything i don't know. Like I've conected to everything but the true conection. Does that make sense?
 
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GuitarGirl92851 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 11:46 am:
I love your limerick. It's seemingly innocent at a superficial level, yet so deep once you get into it. You've done well.
 
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SUNDRY said...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 6:44 am:
WOW!!!!!!! SO WONDERFULL!!!!! ONLY PEOPLE WHO HAD GONE THROUGH THE TRAUMA OF FAILED RELATIONSHIPS CAN UNDERSTAND THIS POEM!!!!!
 
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Redbull12 said...
Oct. 19, 2010 at 10:26 pm:
This has so much honesty, I can relate to it in so many ways. No one ever tells us when we're kids that there is a reason they call it "falling in love". Love is dangerous and can be deceptive. But yet is beautiful and we cannot live w/o it. Brilliant stuff here..keep it up! :)
 
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BoosflashThis 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...
Oct. 19, 2010 at 4:02 pm:
ofcourse i enjoyed your peom captain. this was awesome and ilove the rhyming scheme. do your dance.
 
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MrSensitive said...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 10:32 pm:
it realy means alot to me that you enjoyed my work because you are such a tallented writer..you have some pretty ill ryems and i can feel your pain as i read... hope i can stay in touch
 
MrSensitive replied...
Oct. 18, 2010 at 10:41 pm :
hahahah wrong person no but this is a good poem
 
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Toe-Knee said...
Oct. 13, 2010 at 8:33 pm:
Wow. this is really good! i love it. And, the thing is, it's sooooo true!!! (:
 
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AlyssaNeal said...
Oct. 6, 2010 at 7:53 am:
This poem is so strong and meaningful! I love your passion for writining, and you should really keep it up! One thing I really like is your descriptive language, as someone said below.
 
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bethy4916 said...
Oct. 5, 2010 at 5:58 pm:
I like how it all flows. The emotion is fierce and subtle, too. Pretty!
 
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