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I Am a Poet and a Writer

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    Standing In The Dry Rain. - As I stand nameless in the torrential rain , All the bad feelings reappear Same questions , what's your name? Where you from? I say nothing but I shed...
    Agemeansnothing Agemeansnothing 13-15, F Oct 25, 2013

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    Life Is A Liye - A DREAM A DREAM A VISIONOF LIFE GONE BY SHALL I WALK OR FLY THESE ARE QUESTIONSOF LIFE GONE BYYOU ASK WHYI CALL LIFE A LIEWHEN TIME HAS PASSED US BYFORGIVE ME...
    SINGLHURST SINGLHURST 56-60, M Dec 25, 2012

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    A Compilation Of Poems From A Schizophrenic - Hello everyone. I was diagnosed with Schizophrenia/Schizo-affective disorder at age 18. I am now 24 years old. I went through many...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 26, 2011

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    What do you do with a heart you can't feel Who do you give it to? Somehow, someway I want to surrender Surrender my heart to you But I just can't do that My stubborn heart won't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 18

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    Have Been Published At Each - Yeah, well maybe the fact that the school magazine published my poem in a hard bound book counts?  And, if you count the novel I translated with...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 27, 2009

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    Angel's Cry - I'm black and blue from all the blows, left on this floor alone and cold, I could be dead, for all you know. the tears came when i said goodbye, The angel's sighed...
    frozenfate frozenfate 31-35, F Oct 17, 2012

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    Journal Entry- Free Association Writing. I Didn't Stop Writing Until I Was Done.. - "She's gorgeous!" The whisper falls against the skin and lingers along the nerve. Possibly the...
    freedomrose22 freedomrose22 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    Back To The Woods By Writersvalley - http://writersvalley.roxer.com/page_7http://www.poetry.com/poems/Yesterday/14289194/
    Flowerpress Flowerpress 36-40, F Jan 14, 2010

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    You can not beat the feeling of when you have composed something that means so much to you, when you have expressed yourself completely just in one poem or song. It's amazing, this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm A Poet By Heart And A Writer By Brain... - I don't think when I write my poetry. I feel my feelings and let my pen do the thinking while I look the other way. I honestly have...
    girlofnirvana girlofnirvana 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2012

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    Disappointment - You're such a disappointment An Angel out of grace. Stabbed me in the back And lied right to my face, I'm such a disappointment. It was I who ought to know When...
    Anonymum Anonymum 26-30, F Dec 11, 2012

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    Just Because... - Just because the winds are changing means not I am contemplating Just because the lines aren't moving means not I am still in place Just because your voice is...
    FreeHugs330 FreeHugs330 16-17, M Feb 20, 2011

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    Sea Of Hope.... - I am astray in this world of broken dreams Like a lost buoy in a gale force sea A drunken sunken anchor in shifting sands Not knowing which way the tide will...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 10 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    Both - I am writing a teenage mystery-love story! And a mystery. I also write poems. I love writing from the deepest of my heart.
    TopKitten TopKitten 13-15, F 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    Metamorphosis - I used to be like a faerie princess, with eyes as wide and wavering as the ocean. I used to be like a daisy sprouting up in the springtime dew I used to be like...
    maezombiie maezombiie 18-21, F Nov 30, 2013

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    Life Blood. - When people ask me, "Oh, do you still write?" I try to explain to them that it's like asking me if I still breathe. Of course I still write. I'm still alive, I still...
    thephoenyxrising thephoenyxrising 18-21, F Mar 13, 2013

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    The Reveal - The Reveal Sing me like a song Breath me in deeply And release me  In the most beautiful way Pick me like the most desired flower in the entire garden Admire my...
    RavensHeart RavensHeart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2013

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    When will my angel come? From the moon or from the sun? In the summer? or brutal winter? Maybe on an autumn day, when the leaves of green turn brown as hay, Or maybe this spring...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Hello? Anybody Out There? - How come no one's said anything yet?
    EdnaGirl EdnaGirl 18-21, T 5 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    Tears Of Glass - crying doves across the sky, I feel the pain and I start to cry, but see my tears all made of glass, holding reflections of the past they mirror me and they mirror...
    frozenfate frozenfate 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2012

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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    Fleeting Moments - Fleeting moments, gone forever In the blink of an eye, never to return Beyond reach, trapped in time Distant memories, hazy, incomplete Not quite real, vague...
    yasmundi yasmundi 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2012

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    Goodbye - The welcome mat of the world I am. Well I am welcoming no more. So lift your feet from off me And lift me off the floor. For I am getting angry The rage, I feel it swell...
    Anonymum Anonymum 26-30, F Dec 11, 2012

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    My Door Is Open - I Like to write poetry i have a page on facebook for poetry if you want to share your poetry with other poets hit my page up Hit The Like Button on my page Poetic...
    meshia30 meshia30 26-30, F Dec 30, 2011

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    Picture frame - I am like my picture frame I am empty and left to hang With shattered glass and splintered panes
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 8, 2009

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    The Sparrow (Poem By Me) - Like dreaming in black and white, with no sound or being in a place with no light, underground, came the memory of years gone, and the passing, so I...
    AndySc AndySc 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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    Manifestation Of An Essence - In writing anything I feel like the shackles of social bondage are removed from me. Imprisoned and delimited by normative constructs I write thoughts...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 1, 2012

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    I Have Been Far Too Heartfelt In My Comments Over These Last Few Days - Why?For none,  for daysNot onepotentially meaningful commentI seek to give genuinely with loveas my "post...
    True8 True8 51-55, F 2 Responses May 24, 2012

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    Confused!!! - Words flow uninhibitedly from me The moment i think of you Even after we broke up I still hate you but I still love you I am happy itz over But I still miss you...
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    My Imagination - I waited for you to come home to me.I was alone, kids were gone for the weekend, and I so very much wanted my man with me tonight.I had taken a long bubble bath...
    nikki4848dd nikki4848dd 36-40, F May 15, 2011

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    Night Fall - Night fall is coming and I’m alone, Just me on the highway miles from home. The girl that I love will see me no more, Her eyes dark and cloudy as a midnight storm...
    halfkosherkid halfkosherkid 46-50, M Apr 2, 2012

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    Lust..... - LustNeither nature nor art could make you more perfect than you are. The pleasant curves and taste of your body are implanted in my Mind forever. Like a lost soul...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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    When I was severely mentally unstable, I could write poetry. Now that I'm semi-normal, I can't write my beautiful poetry anymore. At first it used to flow without thinking, but now...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    I do have a dream to be a writer. I have taken some creative writing classes in the past and enjoyed them. I am planning to take more of that type. I also want to take just regular...
    charmedrainbow charmedrainbow 41-45, F Mar 22

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, scripts, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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    I write a lot about my experiences in life and my poetry resembles a lot of what's going on in my life and understanding the who's and the what's of my life
    jbone41791 jbone41791 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I'm suffering major writer's block right about now...here's my feeble attempt at unblocking... howling winds pierce my soul it's been long since I was whole has this life been in...
    scorpioman84 scorpioman84 26-30 1 Response Mar 29

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    Warn me when I get too close. Like winter's breath, I wish I could, chill you to the bone. In classical music, I'd just play along And sing out loud, my wordless song. I saw inside...
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    I have been complimented on my story telling and poetry, but I know I suck at details and length (prose). I also prefer fiction over non fiction, but I think I'm better at writing...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A-Bomb a Nation..........Abomination.........really, is their a difference??? I sort through the detritus of my thoughts, searching through the meaningless words, for hints and...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    It isn’t the content of what we write that is so important. It is that we write at all. To be a great writer one must do whatever anyone does to become great. Practice. We...
    suppressingadulthood suppressingadulthood 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    To my fellow poets. If you’re interested in expanding your poetry horizons I suggest joining a poetry sharing site. Some are better than others. Stay away from sites that require...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I was having my afternoon coffee when I heard about Gabriel García Márquez death... so sad, he...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    So today is my one year anniversary of being a writer on Experience Project! It's so exciting! I just want to say thankyou to all of you as you've inspired me to write, to act...
    JJSapphire JJSapphire 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I write poetry. I love poetry(: I like the fact that you can write how you're feeling, that's it's calming, and entertaining. I write mostly dark poetry. I write love poems here...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Horrible experience. I'm writing a novel and whenever I get writer's block, it kills. It's like I'm locked out of a world I created. So freaking unfair! Especially as I live for my...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 27

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    I have dreamed of being a writer since I a child but never have been able to commit myself to writing. I have had lots of ideas, but there were not workable as short fiction. Hence...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 1