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I Am a Poet and An Artist

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    The Craftsmen (a Poem)

    You cannot count the pieces of a broken heart nor can you mend it. Once shattered like fine glass no matter the skill and no matter how gentle the fingers of the craftsmen there will always be flaws left unamended. And you cannot count their tears for they are as many...
    VirginPoet VirginPoet 26-30, F Oct 31, 2009

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    Always Avoid Cliches Like The Plague

    I am forty eight years old For forty years I have felt knowingly ashamed Every day This is not a poem Its just the truth
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    Sleeve

    I am the snot on the sleeve, the spit on the chin The pill in your system that eats deep with in.
    fecall fecall 36-40, M Aug 22, 2012

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    The Last Time

    This is just one of the many poems I've written. I've got to say, the rhyming comes naturally to me... but this poem isn't especially one of my favourites... enjoy anyway! ~ Treat me like a child as if I deserve a sticker for putting my heart out just to watch your...
    CrispsandLicorice CrispsandLicorice 16-17, F Jan 23, 2012

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    A Sea Of Love (poem)

    The darkness surrounds her like the cloak of eternal night. The air is thick and cool, The smell of the sea fills her lungs, The taste of salt upon her tongue she wonder's weather its the water or the tears shes cried. And despite the madness around her she longs for her...
    VirginPoet VirginPoet 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Remains

    We pulled through the gates, past the caretaker’s office and made the slow deliberate drive to my fathers’ grave. This was to be my first visit to the cemetery. The year since his passing, my mother had kept dad’s ashes in a beautiful blue marble box. I was a...
    Burk28 Burk28 46-50 1 Response Jul 14, 2009

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    Broken Pieces (slam Poem)

    Love obeys no rules it can break the law in many ways and often does. Love can steal your heart and freely say I committed no crime! For loves not alone in it's guilt I shouldn't have been so willing, I shouldn't have been so trusting, I shouldn't have been so naive to...
    VirginPoet VirginPoet 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    A Return of the Lost?

    She intrigued him. So he listened, she spoke to him of redemption, she spoke to him of deliverance... But mostly she spoke to him of the everlasting love And the fool reached out for her... even knowing himself beyond such things even recognizing the lie of it all ever...
    Elf Elf 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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    Some music to paint to,

    artist. In fear every day, every evening, He calls her aloud from above, Carefully watched for a reason, Painstaking devotion and love, Surrendered to self preservation, From others who care for themselves. A blindness that touches perfection, But hurts just like anything else...
    AndreiTarkovsky AndreiTarkovsky 26-30, M 2 Responses May 12, 2014

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    I am a poet and conceptual artist,

    and I have decided to devote my life entirely to my true calling. Please help me by sharing the following link or by contributing yourself. Much appreciated! https://orstory.tilt.com/a-home-for-the-creators-of-orstory
    yeshuja yeshuja 31-35, M Jan 27

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    Smoke And Ash

    I've imagined you standing before me looking into my eyes as deeply as I look into yours. And with one kiss I am entirely yours... Your hands all over my body discovering the undiscovered. My heart racing My breath trying to catch up. I am overcome by wild and heavy...
    VirginPoet VirginPoet 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    Hey , for those of you

    who love dark art and poetry , it would be great if you could checkout my work and tell me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 13-15, F Jul 22, 2014

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    The Painting

    There was a woman more loved by one man than by all men on earth. He sang to her many love songs, He wrote her of his love in the most beautiful poetry that was a pleasure just to speak aloud. Even the worlds greatest poets envied his works. When spoke the words formed...
    VirginPoet VirginPoet 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    I'm A Poet

    I'm a poet,Guess what!I'm an artist too,Put the two together,You'll get a book!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2011

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    Let's Play A Game

    Let your ears and your eyes play nasty tricks and maybe finally, then you'll get your kicks and you can play in the yard with stones and sticks and you can watch with a laugh as her thick blood drips let your ears and your eyes play nasty tricks and maybe finally, then...
    CrispsandLicorice CrispsandLicorice 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I love writing and most of the stuff I produce is poetry of some description, but I find it too personal to share with others, so I don't. The late night, primal cries into the...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    Moving stuff from my suspended acct. :-/ I woke to a jealous sunrise. A sunrise that couldn't beg my attention. She screamed reds and cried yellows. Giving up, she sat and...
    timeout4me timeout4me 46-50, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    It won't be magic. He still cries about the one who left. You throw shots back with him like the one who left you taught. Sometimes you catch him looking at you through heartbreak...
    lovelyss lovelyss 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    All or Nothing If you love me for what you see, only your eyes would be in love with me. If you love me for what you heard then you...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    July The next time you see me Try to crack me open There will be just bones As dry as dead leaves Waiting to be burnt to dust By the touch of your hand...
    freesoul95 freesoul95 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Father My anger isn't like yours It's not fire Mine is the concrete floor  When it rains at 3pm Mine is sprites of lightning It burns, not just burns Mine is a few...
    freesoul95 freesoul95 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for...
    Bllahblah Bllahblah 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    Roses are Green Violets are purple I'm bad at gardening and worse at poetry
    RyuAra RyuAra 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    I am an artist but not a musician
    Encontrados Encontrados 41-45, M 23 hrs ago

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    In my 8th grade language arts class all of the students were required to recite a poem of their choosing from memory. I hate public speaking so I hated this assignment until I...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    what passes as poetry? words that an amateur writer forces into stanzas.
words that a confused teenager scribbles into their lit textbook.
words that a social worker whispers...
    1musicloverever 1musicloverever 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Poetry is the music of the heart and soul of a person! They express our feelings, experiences, thoughts, actions and everything about us in the most beautiful way. They reveal the...
    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T 1 day ago

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    Hi I'm kind of new to posting here im usually just reading other stories that relate to me but I really REALLY needed some feedback on poetry so here goes: **Ramblings of a Muslim...
    sirene7belle sirene7belle 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Moments poetry, "We seen him drift the road, in and out of on and off coming lanes, kicking up dust driving on and off road. During this late night a lacking populous of traffic...
    Emiliosophy Emiliosophy 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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        this poetry called ,, <<<< MY SECRET LOVE >>..... THIS IS 4 YOU ....... you know who you are ..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...............i sat down beside you...
    ladysaya ladysaya 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Now I wish I could be an artist in hand :/ I can't draw anything....
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    4:15 I got my song and I'm writing my poetry Using 2 songs Badman torro torro mix Love me again -John Newman Life's great rn
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    I do like reading other people's poetry and poems and then i take time to write my own as the ideas come to me. Here is a short poem that came to me after reading a poem or two...
    RedEyesBlackDragon RedEyesBlackDragon 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    One of the most poignant love poems... The last verse exposes the poets heart reflected in the future nostalgia of his past lover http://youtu.be/8ttlSOHESJE When you are old...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am an artist. It is something I cannot switch off. I'm always looking at shapes and form, people, buildings, clouds.... the list goes on and on! lol. It is 24/7. Can anyone else...
    michaellaxcd michaellaxcd 56-60, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Artists that create scify and fantasy art contact me. I will promote your art for free on my website. www.stonemagegames.com
    VikingPoker VikingPoker 41-45, M Jul 22

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    Artists that want to post scify or fantasy art on my website contact me. here is my website... www.stonemagegames.com I will promote you free of charge to game designers, and...
    VikingPoker VikingPoker 41-45, M Jul 22

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    Someone influenced me to develop a taste for a poetry. She was an amazing person to know.
    SunshineDom SunshineDom 41-45, M Jul 21

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    Seal the euphoric polar opposite, it lies to me, it is only a defense tower against my authenticity. I am instead a horrid, violent being with much stigma to my past. At last after...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    MY SHIP (c) Edward York The little ship was barely moving, Against waves that splashed so strong. In an attempt to reach for safety, It had battled way too long. I stood...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    And everyone knows it...but not everyone praises it. Upon moving to Ecuador, which is exactly a year ago, while job hunting, I've made jewelry, paintings on stone and wood, been...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I don't write poetry to achieve fame or popularity, though fame would be an added bonus. I write poetry because it's the only form of writing that allows to fully express my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 19

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    I am writing a novel in teen friction...and I am desperately in need of editor. Guys whose English is fluent and Who are intrested please msg me asap. Its not some great book or...
    Rutuja05 Rutuja05 18-21, F Jul 19

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