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Below is the poem entitled An empty cage which was written by poet Miriam Owens. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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An empty cage

Some hearts are held in an empty cage
scream with rage
then scar with age
some hearts burn with an eternal flame

play the game
take the fame
some hearts just learn to be
watch and see

wild and free
some hearts are the treasure deep inside
stem your tide
and never hide

some hearts can pulse with love
yet die surrounded by tears
some hollow hearts can echo
sounds of silent fears

So listen to its crazy beat
follow its rhythm and its range
wake up to face a bright new day
and realise every heart can change..

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  1. Date: 6/20/2013 12:27:00 PM
    Hello Miriam, love the poem, and the beat of a changing heart... excellent... LINDA

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 9:43:00 PM
    Beautiful poem. This describes the many personalities of people's hearts. I like the way you rhymed u have talent! Welcome to poetry soul!! :D yours truly, Edward

    Owens Avatar Miriam Owens
    Date: 6/16/2013 5:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Edward. I love poetry Usually their from my own experiences Just joined this site Looking forward to reading yours Kind regards! Miriam