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My heart does not beat for you anymore.
It powers down, ensuring no emotion.
I dare not surrender to your poison potion,
But flee from wounds which time could not restore.
What a pedestal that has been set,
An unyielding power coarse hands caress,
Fear lurks beyond confidence, I confess.
My own faults shall remain my own regrets.
I bestowed you with height, attesting me weak,
Recoiling behind acts of defiance,
Gives notion your battle will not succeed.
I accept our relations, we need not speak,
My heart need not beat, nor inquire alliance,
Tonight I impede, recede, and concede.

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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Arizona_Dreamer_10 said...
Mar. 3, 2009 at 10:08 pm:
I love it.. I just went threw a tuff point in my life were that poem explains it ALL!
 
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kissingdawn331 said...
Mar. 3, 2009 at 8:23 pm:
that's it Stand In The Rain you deal with pain I love it
 
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lala_bear said...
Mar. 2, 2009 at 7:37 pm:
i like the way it was written,poems are way better flawed!
 
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Kate_the_Great said...
Mar. 2, 2009 at 12:53 am:
this piece was enthralling. those are the only words that come to mind at the present. i'm having a downpour of emotion. i love it.
 
deodatta baral replied...
Jan. 14, 2010 at 10:33 am :
hi what's up
 
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