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Love's Prisoner

November 10, 2008
By Kiana Baker GOLD, Alto, Texas
Kiana Baker GOLD, Alto, Texas
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His dark eyes burn with danger, as he reaches out to steal my breath.
Unknowingly, I take his hand for love is all my soul has left.
Though innocence lingers on my skin, his silver whispers pull me in,
forbidding me to love again, why won't he set me free?
These rusted chains are cold and wet, unseen by naked eyes.
I see the scars against my wrist, my fate is love's demise.
The broken sky brings stinging rain, nature's way to bring me pain?
Streaming through my open veins,I feel that I am changing.
My aching fingers grasp the air, searching for his power.
I find it hanging from his jeans, he sees what I am after.
By this time, the chains lie shattered, have I broken free?
I leave him with his head held down, a shirt that smells like me.
My feet now pound against cold pavement, leaving what behind?
Bloody footprints, broken glass, and things he'll never find.
As time will heal my open wounds, I'll find which way leads home.
To lay my head where love is dead, and noone is alone.

The author's comments:
Writing is my passion...I hope you like my poem!

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on Nov. 25 2011 at 11:09 am
Captivating-Kay, La, California
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Favorite Quote:
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
Breathe-in experience, breathe-out poetry.

Great job, love this poem and never stop writing your work is beautiful...Wow this poem is really good.

on Aug. 31 2011 at 9:42 am
singingdetective SILVER, Sugar Land, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Out of a world of laughter,
suddenly I am sad.
Day and night, it haunts me,
the kiss I never had"
--Midsummer by Syndey King Russell

"Chances lost are hope's torn up pages"-- "Chances" by Five for Fighting

Wow. Absolutely beautiful. I don't know how much more I can iterate how much of a fantastic author you are! Another great job!!!

on May. 13 2011 at 10:04 pm
andie_64 SILVER, Rio Rico, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
"That Love is all there is,
Is all we know of love"- Emily Dickinson

Love is an extroardinary thing, but under no circumstances should it confide us against our will. That is the meaning I got from this very powerful poem. Excellent Job.

on Sep. 9 2010 at 9:07 pm
Of_The_Broken SILVER, Bradenton, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
God is a comedian, playing an audience to afraid to laugh.

your amazing!

poetontheway said...
on Jan. 21 2010 at 7:09 pm
im sooo jealousof your writing ability!! i could never write something like that!! did u take any classes?------gooodddd job!!!!!

a.(L) SILVER said...
on Oct. 28 2009 at 1:48 pm
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Favorite Quote:
. . . So take too many pictures, laugh too much and love like you've never been hurt, because every 60 seconds you spend upset, is a minute of happiness you will never get back. ( L )

xoxo, a.(L)

WOW.. I really liked this, powerful, and beautiful. Your an amazing writer.

on Jun. 6 2009 at 2:50 am
SillySarah BRONZE, Covert, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Live today as if there is no tomorrow.

i love this.

kianapearl said...
on Dec. 1 2008 at 6:08 am
PLEASE comment on my poem! I'd really appreciate it...

poetry23 said...
on Nov. 14 2008 at 3:50 am
i really like this has a very powerful effect on the reader