Broken | Teen Ink


November 22, 2010
By .AKA. DIAMOND, Cumming, Georgia
.AKA. DIAMOND, Cumming, Georgia
62 articles 7 photos 31 comments

I tried using Scotch Tape
To repair my broken heart
But it wasn’t strong enough
So it fell back apart.

I tried using make-up
To cover up the scars

But sometimes I let them show because
They remind me of who you are.

I tried using hot glue
To put my bones back together
But soon they’ll be in pieces again because
Glue does not last forever.

I tried using staples
To stitch up my chest
But the metal rusted
So I took them out to rest.

I tried using my brain
To think of a clever plan
But you outsmarted me
Before I ever began.

I tried using my body
To show you what you’ve done
But you did not care,
You said it was good fun.

I have taken the hits.
I have taken the pain.
I never believe when you say,
“It’ll never happen again.”

Because of you,
I remain broken.
Because of you,
I remain open.

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This article has 18 comments.

irishlass317 said...
on Sep. 29 2011 at 4:50 pm
irishlass317, Jefferson City, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"I asked Jesus 'How much do you love me?' He answered 'This much.' And He streched out His arms and died."

WOW. this is fantabulous!!!!!!!!!!!

Crazycatlady said...
on Sep. 7 2011 at 10:18 am
This is sooooooooooooooo goood you are amazing!!!!!!!

Duckie430 said...
on Dec. 26 2010 at 7:03 pm
Duckie430, Riverside, Rhode Island
0 articles 0 photos 228 comments

Favorite Quote:
“The secret to life is being who you are and being happy with who you are.”
"Whatever does not kill you only makes you stronger."

this poem is great...the raw emotion is astounding and relatable

love it :)

on Dec. 25 2010 at 10:10 pm
phlogiston ELITE, Hermitage, Tennessee
224 articles 0 photos 117 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A day without laughter is a day wasted" -Charlie Chaplin

I loved it! This is such a great poem. 5 star worthy!

.AKA. DIAMOND said...
on Dec. 25 2010 at 5:21 pm
.AKA. DIAMOND, Cumming, Georgia
62 articles 7 photos 31 comments

Thank you and to all who have commented. It means a lot.

I have taken your suggestion into consideration and I have started a new poem, a companion/sequel called (right now) Healing.

Thanks again for commenting!

on Dec. 25 2010 at 2:04 am
Shania_Harmon SILVER, Sulphur Springs, Texas
9 articles 6 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” - Shel Silverstein

I love this. I wish there was more. I feel so anxious. Is she gonna be okay? You should make a sequel! :3

check out my stuff:) please and thanks you!

5 stars *****

on Dec. 24 2010 at 10:10 pm
VandalSpirit DIAMOND, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
51 articles 9 photos 185 comments

Favorite Quote:
Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of Gods great love, we are not consumed. His compassion never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

This is really good. I think you should definitely keep writing!

Kai17 GOLD said...
on Dec. 23 2010 at 4:42 pm
Kai17 GOLD, Spokane, Washington
17 articles 5 photos 339 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Where to, Miss?"
"To the stars."

This shows how hopeless it seems, sometimes, to mend after a heartbreak, but how it can change us, as well. Amazingly done.

taygirl said...
on Dec. 23 2010 at 2:23 pm
I love it and it is so true. If only guys noticed how much they hurt us.

Katey11 BRONZE said...
on Dec. 23 2010 at 11:30 am
Katey11 BRONZE, St. Albans, West Virginia
3 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
“It hurts to love someone and not be loved in return, but what is the most painful is to love someone and never find the courage to let the person know how you feel.” Unknown

This is really good... I felt like I could really relate to what you were saying.

on Dec. 23 2010 at 10:18 am
SpringRayyn PLATINUM, Lakeville, Minnesota
34 articles 2 photos 658 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't punish yourself," she heard her say again, but there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness too. That was writing."
--Markus Zusak, "The Book Thief"

I agree with this comment ^^^

on Dec. 23 2010 at 9:46 am
MissFaber SILVER, Wayne, New Jersey
5 articles 0 photos 156 comments

Favorite Quote:
Nothing Less.

This was really good. The calm attitude by which such dark thoughts were expressed was effectively eerie. Loved it. :)

check out and rate my stuff? it would be greatly appreciated

on Dec. 22 2010 at 5:53 pm
livelylaughter BRONZE, Guelph, Other
1 article 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
Live everyday like its your last.

this is amazing! sooooo deep and the rhyming was very well done!

on Dec. 21 2010 at 1:52 pm
Boosflash DIAMOND, Papillion, Nebraska
55 articles 0 photos 2066 comments

Favorite Quote:
What the front door.

This is awesome. I love how you talk about scotch tape and hot glue ect. it took me til the middle of the poem to realize it rhymed. tres bien. do your dance captain.

on Dec. 21 2010 at 12:29 pm
keepinitreal BRONZE,
2 articles 0 photos 8 comments

Favorite Quote:
relax, throw your nikes up on the table, read a book, and let the haters hate.

this was really good! i liked this a lot

Hollyss SILVER said...
on Dec. 20 2010 at 9:20 pm
Hollyss SILVER, Stafford, Virginia
8 articles 0 photos 26 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Fiction reveals what reality obscures"-Jessamyn West
"You can't leap a 20-ft chasm in 2 10-ft jumps."-Anonymous

I liked the rhyme scheme and the story is not the sugar-coated stuff that others will force down your throats. I enjoyed it!

Anela5 BRONZE said...
on Dec. 20 2010 at 8:42 pm
Anela5 BRONZE,
3 articles 0 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
Rely on the rabbit's foot if you will, but keep in mind, it did'nt work for the rabbit.

amazing, felt like there should be more, like a sad story that I wished would possibly end in a happily ever after, but frankly, knew it wouldnt. Bravo !

Trulie GOLD said...
on Dec. 20 2010 at 7:18 pm
Trulie GOLD, Beltsville, Maryland
10 articles 10 photos 51 comments
<3 broke my heart too