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I Am a Poet and a Writer

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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 is why I compose my own creativity all the time. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 18

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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 take me Which wave will save me; to carry me away to a Paradise shore; where no troubles lie in store. Maybe I can...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 10 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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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 that are meaningful to me. I write as an escape from the turmoil of my life. I love portraying as detailed and as colorful as I...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 1, 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 to see the seasons changing And the time to let you go...
    Anonymum Anonymum 26-30, F Dec 11, 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 I wander in a Daze searching for happiness which I will never find. But as long as I have you in my mind, I...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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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 a simple tear My back pressed against the glass As the air pushed against me Is never felt so totally trapped but at the same...
    Agemeansnothing Agemeansnothing 16-17, F Oct 25, 2013

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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 another person which was published, then yes, I meet both criteria.  Now, the other pile of rejection letters only...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 27, 2009

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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 you, take to the sky as they hold the truth.. unwritten letters in my mind, I feel the loss, and I start to sigh...
    frozenfate frozenfate 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 1, 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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    Well i used to be, and here is something i

    wrote a few years back that i would love to share with everyone. I often wonder "Just when did things change?" I used to like it when there was nothing to worry about, when everything was all about having fun and not caring for anything else but yourself. Just when did...
    someguy6411 someguy6411 26-30, M 1 Response May 17

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    SCORE! I found my old poems (they suck)

    and im thinking of posting them here, should i?
    someguy6411 someguy6411 26-30, M 1 Response May 18

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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 recollections Pictures and frames, glimpses in the mirror Fragmented pieces, lost and broken In the night, hidden from...
    yasmundi yasmundi 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2012

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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 tried to stop the spawn, and the classing, but the mind is a wild horse, until it's tamed, when falling my cry was hoarse, and...
    AndySc AndySc 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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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, and asked me why. I could've stayed, living the lie. and let the angel's start to cry. I chose my heart to guide...
    frozenfate frozenfate 31-35, F Oct 17, 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" and shining messengerhas arrived.  Slain before my eyesWhen the the determined, intent of reaching out with unfettered trust.Is stolen.Even the ability to save what you...
    True8 True8 51-55, F 2 Responses May 24, 2012

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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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    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 Still confused But I am happy we parted ways Wishing you will be happy somewhere with someone special Even...
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    I'm writing a novel and I'm

    so excited about it. I'm proud of myself, not a lot of kids write or even read. Maybe one day I could even publish it and get a scholarship.
    deldel22 deldel22 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    Don't Take It Bending Over

    I express myself through poetry and now short shorts. 500 word stories. My sibling told me their is a market for short shorts. I write 1-3 poems everyday, and have only completed one short short. I also enjoy writing about my religion, crafts and hobbies I enjoy doing. I just...
    woodlandwench woodlandwench 41-45, F Jun 5, 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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    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, dressed myself in your favorite little black off the shoulder dress, my heels were on, and I was wearing your...
    nikki4848dd nikki4848dd 36-40, F May 15, 2011

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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. And if you want to take me for a ride, I'll take you for one- to hell. I see through you and I know your...
    Anonymum Anonymum 26-30, F Dec 11, 2012

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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 BECAUSE I WAS HIGHNOW TIME TO DIE
    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 hard times and 7 hospitalizations. I am going to post here all the poems here I wrote mostly during a deep suicidal depression. Interestingly enough...
    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 let me do that I want to feel you close I want to let you in Let you see the parts of me That no one has ever seen before In my dreams I see you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 18

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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 wrong nerves. Striking a deep nerve.. Raising the skin. Like a self help book she repeats, "Just feel the sensation of being alive." They gaze on her hungrily like a pack of half crazed...
    freedomrose22 freedomrose22 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2012

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    Please pardon me if the words below are

    offensive to you in one way or another. Please excuse my grammar and spelling. I have not slept when i typed this all down. I often wonder "When did things change?" I used to like it when there was nothing to worry about, when everything was all about having fun and not caring...
    DejectedSolitude DejectedSolitude 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 9

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    Atleast I want to be

    but my parents think its a useless job😒...
    lillyrahela lillyrahela 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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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 , when nature returns from its sleeping. I will be here waiting and ready For beauty is seldom brought towards my body When...
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    a poem i wrote way way back 2007,

    it's bout me, a reflection of who i once was, and the hardships of a relationship that i was going through. "The Marionette" With strings attached to thy malicious hands And a body covered by filthy dust, Wooden limbs connect by joint A marionette cries with emotions felt It...
    someguy6411 someguy6411 26-30, M May 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 no clue what I've written until I know I'm finished with it... and usually, when I'm severely depressed, that's when I do my best writing. Although...
    girlofnirvana girlofnirvana 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2012

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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 think; even if you were to take every writing instrument in the world away, I think I would sit and make up...
    thephoenyxrising thephoenyxrising 18-21, F Mar 13, 2013

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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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    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. Her Momma and Sisters said I’m to blame, But I blame the whiskey lies and pain. This life that I love stained...
    halfkosherkid halfkosherkid 46-50, M Apr 2, 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 soothing means not I'm completely calmed Just because you are right means not I am ever wrong Masquerades: The greatest...
    FreeHugs330 FreeHugs330 16-17, M Feb 20, 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 visit it and let me know what you think of it. www.acraignewman.com
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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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 innocence itself, unknowing to the cruelty that litters the earth -- I am now like a rose, guarded by thorns I am...
    maezombiie maezombiie 18-21, F Nov 30, 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 delacateness And full fill my thirsts Sigh at the thought of me With a tender passion For memories in the making...
    RavensHeart RavensHeart 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I am a writer. Your blood is my ink. Your flesh is my paper. Your soul is my passion. Your heart is my heart where we finally connect. I am a writer and you are my...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Ahhhh, that sweet smell of… rejection. It’s not something I’ve had any personal experience with – yet – but I don’t for a moment suppose I...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    And I can never finish my books. I have started like eleven of them and the farthest I got was like one third of it done. I hate not being able to finish anything. My angel is a...
    bentocoffin bentocoffin 13-15 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have a good friend that I met on YouTube. She's an amazing singer and I always write poems to compliment her. But once I made a bad joke and I really want to apologize, would...
    hayashimanabu hayashimanabu 16-17, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Oh hail rain You give me immense pain I cry out in pain Your drops makes my heart go bdob and i have to admit i write bad poetry
    zoeydoesnotquitcreepingyaout zoeydoesnotquitcreepingyaout 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    All the poetry I see here is sad. Not all of it has to be sad.
    alysssaa alysssaa 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Hello! I'm consider myself a writer on multiple things, I write poetry (I'm not very good at that! But I am learning) I write my own music (I'm quite decent,but I'm underrated) I...
    TodaysDreams TodaysDreams 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    This guy is considered one of the worst writers of all time and I have to say, I agree
    Trothar Trothar 18-21 1 Response Jul 4

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    Russian Roulette The slab of neatly paved concrete at halfway As i was dragging my feet across the street I glanced at a messy hand writers remnants In splattered spray can ink...
    Incognit05 Incognit05 22-25, F Jul 5

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    It seems to be one of my better gifts. I'm currently looking to write two books, both non-fiction, but I have no idea how long it will take me and if I'll ever finish them. I...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    On this path, Two hemispheres, Converge and diverge, Two worlds- Join and split Amidst flat stone stairs, And I walk up or down, Among superfluous dimensions, Perfectly bound...
    MalumGreal MalumGreal 18-21 1 Response Jul 8

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    I enjoy writing short stories, poetry, and songs.
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    fall in love with a writer sometimes we don't say much because our heads are busy enough but when we do choose to speak our words will haunt you they shake you up and spit you out...
    avabellaforb avabellaforb 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    'tis true. Published in magazines, blogging, spoken poetry conferences, and a brief yet rather entertaining stint of video blogging here on EP. You see, it's because I bloody adore...