The Meaning of Love? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

November 8, 2008
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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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Nicole-Leigh said...
Oct. 14, 2011 at 9:31 am
Love Love Love Love Love Love. Great poem! Keep writing!
musicisthegoodlifeThis 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. 14, 2011 at 2:38 am
Beautifully written. The rhyming is truly amazing. Keep writing!
LuVr GuRl said...
Oct. 11, 2011 at 4:21 pm
You really define the meaning of love. I really respect that of you. Keep on writing.
LifeisLife said...
Oct. 5, 2011 at 10:07 pm
This is truely a beautiful poem. I encourage you to keep writing!
MYescape said...
Sept. 22, 2011 at 7:04 pm
 ur last line is my favorite ever since iread this ive put it on quotes on my things <3 even thinking about getting broken wings tatted on my bak with that line
krissynicole said...
Sept. 22, 2011 at 11:14 am
Can you say AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!! Wow that was really really good... I think you should follow your passion it will take you far in life that was great and i plan to read many more by you :D
EmiliePhillippi said...
Sept. 22, 2011 at 7:04 am
This is amazing! I give her the 1000001 thumbs up!
KJAngelAuthor said...
Sept. 21, 2011 at 8:14 am
I think anyone that read this would agree that we should all join together to give her at least a million thumbs up!!! It's amazing, and the picture your poem paints is beyond beautiful! Keep up the making of your masterpieces!!!
Kerra said...
Sept. 19, 2011 at 8:19 pm
i am sooooooooooo in love with this poem
gleek1234 said...
Sept. 16, 2011 at 1:27 pm
Amazzing...... wow.... loved it
AlwaysDanceInTheRain said...
Sept. 15, 2011 at 10:04 am
All I can say is wow. This peom seems to flow effortlessly. There aren't any parts I think should be rewritten or tweaked; it is absolutely perfect the way it is! I've still got chills
crazycatlady said...
Sept. 13, 2011 at 9:55 am
Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo you can tell.<3
bieberisawesome replied...
Sept. 14, 2011 at 8:18 am
not really i rated it only one star:(
Cameandgonesmarty This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Sept. 5, 2011 at 11:47 am

I love this very much good job and congrats on getting it published!

Read my Work? I'd love to hear what you think!


bieberisawesome replied...
Sept. 14, 2011 at 8:17 am
okay i will gion there now:):):)
Aide T. said...
Sept. 1, 2011 at 7:18 pm

Exactly thank you mjoyismyjoy, like you said I saw it differently and my intention was never to be mean nor negative about it (: 

Hermey: I never posted the "awkward" comment, someone might have gone through my computer will i wasnt in class. Ill make sure next time I log off though (: 



mjoyismyjoy said...
Aug. 31, 2011 at 7:38 pm
kiana, keep writing... you have a true gift; don't let anyone tell you different. you have great expression.
darksunshine said...
Aug. 31, 2011 at 2:03 pm
it makes me feel sympathy, i know exactly how THAT feels
likemikeawesomeness replied...
Aug. 31, 2011 at 2:21 pm
mjoyismyjoy replied...
Aug. 31, 2011 at 7:31 pm
that is not the type of thing i hope to read on this site, likemikeawesomeness.
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