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The Meaning of Love? MAG

November 8, 2008
By Kiana Baker GOLD, Alto, Texas
Kiana Baker GOLD, Alto, Texas
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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.


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Writing is my passion … I hope you enjoy my poem!

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on Sep. 1 2011 at 7:18 pm
Aide_Valeria_Torres_Pitalua, Carrollton, Texas
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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 (: 

 

 


callmeIN GOLD said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 7:38 pm
callmeIN GOLD, Atlanta, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
‘Maybe Richard will find another way. Just tell him, Alice. Tell him that his own Confessor never stopped loving him. And that if he can’t undo the magic, if he can’t return to her then, she’ll be waiting for him, in the Underworld. Forever.’
-Mother Confessor Kahlan Amnell,
Legend of the Seeker

kiana, keep writing... you have a true gift; don't let anyone tell you different. you have great expression.

callmeIN GOLD said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 7:35 pm
callmeIN GOLD, Atlanta, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
‘Maybe Richard will find another way. Just tell him, Alice. Tell him that his own Confessor never stopped loving him. And that if he can’t undo the magic, if he can’t return to her then, she’ll be waiting for him, in the Underworld. Forever.’
-Mother Confessor Kahlan Amnell,
Legend of the Seeker

Aide T. sees this peom different than us, and i respect that. it may not be the way Kiana intended to be heard, but we all have the right to an opinion. and, hermey, don't be offended when people call you akward. i completely agree with you.

callmeIN GOLD said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 7:31 pm
callmeIN GOLD, Atlanta, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
‘Maybe Richard will find another way. Just tell him, Alice. Tell him that his own Confessor never stopped loving him. And that if he can’t undo the magic, if he can’t return to her then, she’ll be waiting for him, in the Underworld. Forever.’
-Mother Confessor Kahlan Amnell,
Legend of the Seeker

that is not the type of thing i hope to read on this site, likemikeawesomeness.

on Aug. 31 2011 at 2:24 pm
PEOPLE JUST GET A LIFE AND GET LAID

on Aug. 31 2011 at 2:23 pm
GET LAID U DESPERATE PEOPLE

on Aug. 31 2011 at 2:21 pm
GET LAID ALL U LOSERS

darksunshine said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 2:03 pm
it makes me feel sympathy, i know exactly how THAT feels

Aide T. said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 12:48 pm
Hermey your so awkward!

hermey said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 12:44 pm
hermey, Farmers Branch, Texas
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It's amazing how this poem makes me feel. Its like i belong to this.

on Aug. 31 2011 at 12:27 pm
I'm sorry to say but I must agree with you other comments. This is very negative. I'm not sure how to comprehend it.

JohnJacob said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 12:23 pm
I agreed with the comment above because it obiouse that Aide T. didnt read the story!!!

on Aug. 31 2011 at 12:20 pm
I feel this comment is a right feeling twards the poem but then again you could do alot better. I mean come on you could easily see that you didn't read it all the way through. I could come up with a lot better ways the explain the poem... This comment disgust me physical and emotionally. I can't even sleep without thinking how awfull this is. I'm sorry but you are disturbing... Good day sir!

on Aug. 31 2011 at 10:44 am
Aide_Valeria_Torres_Pitalua, Carrollton, Texas
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I like how peaceful the poem flows. I like how the character describes his/her feelings and thoughts about how they hope to love again. It’s a nice sad poem.

Zap7861 said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 10:33 am
Zap7861, Carrollton, Texas
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I really love this poem! Through the words of the author one can feel how the author had felt. They had the love which was once there, but now has just fallen to dust... It truly reaches out to peoples hearts and especially if someone has been through the situation before. I love the wording in this poem and how everything emotionally comes together.

on Aug. 31 2011 at 9:36 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

Oh. Wow. This is incredible! I love the flow of it, and I especially love the meaning of it! You're able to tap very well into my emotions! This is so good, this really needs to be published in a book. If I could give it 10 stars, I would!!!!! That's how epic this is in my opinion!!!!

Hello Kitty! said...
on Aug. 31 2011 at 8:49 am
i write poetry myself i enjoy it so much! i must say you are pretty good...i like the rhyming and the story put into this poem

on Aug. 31 2011 at 2:24 am
Wow! I love to write poetry and try to write as much as possible but I don't think I've ever written anything this good. You are really gifted!

on Aug. 27 2011 at 2:07 pm
stormchaser13 SILVER, Centereach, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.-Albert Einstein

this is a beautiful poem...its sad but also very true

on Aug. 16 2011 at 8:57 pm
Jessi_suarez1 GOLD, Kissimmee, Florida
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OMG! this is my favorite poem so far! I love it! And i love your word usage. The feeling this poem contains is really the cherry on top. WELL DONE!