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I Am a Poet and a Writer

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Minds
    meshia30 meshia30 26-30, F Dec 30, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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 13-15, F Oct 25, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    The rambles of a lost and broken heart: My love eternity My love eternally..... .............................. Never start and end In my love...you exist. Something still keeps me...
    Roibeard Roibeard 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    Emotional Purgatory When the light seems to fade from the candle, Writers pore over pages of unwritten script, Unknown by many, torn into shreds. Fixed by a broken hand and seen...
    FitnessFreakTash FitnessFreakTash 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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 Apr 10

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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 Apr 13

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    poem. most of them simply do not enjoy you. they do not ask that you pay your debts, they do not bother you with guilt. though some are secret agents, with fake faces and knives...
    Dissonant Dissonant 18-21, M 4 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 2 Responses 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 Apr 14

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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 6 days 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 6 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

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    I really want to write about this world I've been developing since I was basically 5 years old. It's deeply complex and rich with material. My only issue is, the world is so big...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    i specialize in horror and erotica. I'm a rlly fcking good erotic writer! Like i think I could make a proffesion off of that :P mother would b so proud! xD I mean sometimes I write...
    casssss casssss 13-15, F Apr 4

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    I am a writer because of social anxiety, it's hard for me to talk and easy to put paint pictures with words.
    claudiagrace claudiagrace 13-15, F Apr 14

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    So I recently wrote a short story, but I want to add two more parts to it, but I'm not sure how? I have such horrible writers block, It's horrible :/
    ItsDawnHeree ItsDawnHeree 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    I want to be a writer, I want to write a novel of my own life, but make it fiction and maybe improvise in it to make it much more interesting.
    ScaryTale ScaryTale 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Writing is my passion, what I want to do in life. I like leaving reality and being somewhere where life is fun. I wish too someday be a writer for television shows.
    SkaterGirlForever12 SkaterGirlForever12 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I suppose it would be more accurate to say that I WAS an erotic writer as I haven't written any erotica in several months... nor have I really had the desire or need to. I used to...
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 2 days ago

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