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Take my Heart and Break It

October 11, 2009
By jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
17 articles 0 photos 568 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."


Take my broken heart,
and rip it from my chest.
Steal away my soul,
and finally put me to rest.

I dreamt about you day and night,
and I wanted you to be mine.
You watched me in my hardest days,
and sometimes you watched me shine.

Every time I saw you,
my heart would skip a beat.
Every time you said my name,
I would spring out of my seat.

I loved you with my heart and soul.
I loved you year after year.
But something always kept us apart:
our confusion, our chances, our fear.

But now there is no hope for us,
we are doomed to be apart.
Maybe I won't feel the pain
if you completely break my heart.


The author's comments:
Most of the time relationships grow from the innocence of a best friend. This is my poem explaining how it feels to realize that. This is also to express the awful truth when you discover that you can never be together.

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on Oct. 7 2012 at 1:07 am
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
17 articles 0 photos 568 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

awh thank you sooo much!

on Sep. 4 2012 at 5:17 pm
LynaNicolee BRONZE, Cleveland, Ohio
1 article 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.

I feel this same way at times . . . ! But I love it (:

hail97 said...
on Sep. 2 2012 at 11:05 am
hail97, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

This is wonderful!

on Aug. 24 2012 at 2:06 pm
midnightsorrows, Redlands, California
0 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
''Don't let anyone pull you so low as to hate them.''-Martin Luther

This is beautiful!! <3

on Aug. 9 2012 at 1:37 am
Mistreated BRONZE, Cayucous, California
1 article 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. You playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine as children do. It’s not just in some of us; it is in everyone. And as we let our own lights shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others”.

I think you did the bestest job ever! i love it! you describe exactly how i feel! Keep up the great work

on Jul. 1 2012 at 6:14 pm
Mimi15 PLATINUM, Belfast, Maine
49 articles 0 photos 74 comments
This is marvelous! Could you check out some of my newer stuff?? :D

hypermagical said...
on Jun. 22 2012 at 4:05 am
hypermagical, Indianapolis, Indiana
0 articles 0 photos 144 comments

Favorite Quote:
You can quote me on that.

This is gorgeous, I love it! You had me from the first line :)

on May. 24 2012 at 1:36 pm
"What I want for Christmas..."

on May. 17 2012 at 7:56 am
JessicaRae7 GOLD, Buffalo, New York
14 articles 0 photos 54 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Music is the air we breathe." ~Molly Rae Berger
"Being sad is a waste of time." ~Molly Rae Berger
"Girls should never be afraid to be smart." - Emma Watson

Wow this is really good. Loved it!

on May. 14 2012 at 9:12 am
Khadisha BRONZE, Cleveland, Ohio
3 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
"Obstacles are those things that we see when we take our eyes off of our goal" "UNKNOWN"

This is a really good poem.The first sentence is what caught my attention. It really pulled me in.

on May. 11 2012 at 10:03 pm
The_Open_Heart GOLD, Lincoln, Nebraska
14 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Some people come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime."

I know how it feels. I am going through that same thing right now. I love this poem. One of my favorites so far :)

on May. 6 2012 at 6:05 pm
decievinghimesama SILVER, Cebu, Other
9 articles 2 photos 20 comments
With this poem,  you broke my heart in the most amazing way! It's a beautiful piece :3

on Apr. 11 2012 at 8:35 pm
DramaKid BRONZE, Houston, Texas
2 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking; morn of toil nor night of waking... -Sir Walter Scott

Amazing... i felt the whole story in my hesrt

on Apr. 3 2012 at 7:06 pm
Graybass17 BRONZE, Aurora, Colorado
4 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We accept the love we think we deserve"

I really enjoyed the truth in this.  It's always great when someone writes about a topic most can relate too.  Keep it up!

on Mar. 26 2012 at 4:01 pm
writer3499 GOLD, New Bedford, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 196 comments

Favorite Quote:
"it's impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might has well not have lived at all-in which case you fail by default."
-J.K.Rowling

I love this!! It's really good pease keep writing

Jen26 said...
on Feb. 10 2012 at 9:13 pm
I love this!I almost cried when I read it because it deals with what I'm going through

normgrl GOLD said...
on Jan. 28 2012 at 5:24 pm
normgrl GOLD, Jacksonville, Florida
13 articles 11 photos 105 comments

Favorite Quote:
Do we eat to live or live to eat?

Hey, I just wanted to say how much I loved your poem. And, how I have tears in my eyes - literally no joke, as I'm typing this because of how relatable it is to my situation. Thank you for writing this

on Jan. 28 2012 at 9:26 am
HinataHyuga SILVER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 articles 0 photos 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
To never give up is my nindo, my ninja way. I can't run before taking my first step. A place to return to is were someone always thinks of you. Naruto-kun. Miso ramen. Back off kushina tomato Minato is mine! Kingmortha is my BFFFFF on teenink!

WHO CARES IF ITS NOT A SONNET! WHY CANT ALL POETRY BE FREE VERSE THERE IS NO LAW WHEN IT COMES TO POETRY! I LOVED IT

on Jan. 16 2012 at 2:46 pm
chloena_garrett GOLD, Colorado City, Texas
19 articles 13 photos 180 comments

Favorite Quote:
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.

A poem is never finished, only abandoned.

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

this is not a sonnet. but great nevertheless. i loveeee it!

on Dec. 28 2011 at 6:45 pm
PrincessSparkleStar BRONZE, Michigan
1 article 0 photos 36 comments
I really loved the last 2 stanzas! Please look at my poem. It would really make me happy