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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 2 Responses May 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Oh Brain Oh Brain Concentrate! I have to concentrate. This is important, this poem. A poem about poetry. I have to do this, I CAN do this. Oh, look, a butterfly! I love butterflies...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    I'm a horrible writer, but I find it easier to express myself through writing. I write poetry, or " diary entries" and its the best way for me to let all of my anger, or...
    secretsXlie secretsXlie 13-15, F 57 mins ago

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    I am a poet, but my words do not flow. I am an artist, but my drawings I do not show. I am an actress, with no movie or show. I am sad, but my tears do not flow. I have a gift...
    KOOLKAT446 KOOLKAT446 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    The job of a poet is to paint pictures using nothing but words.If you would allow me dear lover I would capture your beauty between the margins of this paper,making the memory of...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    But aren't we all in our own way? Some people may not consider themselves artists but why shouldn't they? They are good at something, have a deep passion about it, and get...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Since I'm back in a great studio/gallery I've been the favorite of the master artist there, who is a really old man who I've known for about 12 years or so. He's the most famous...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 3

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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 1 Response Jul 22

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    Hey , for those of you who like dark art and poetry , it would be great if you could check out my work and tell me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 13-15, F Jul 24

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    I really want to be a singer/songwriter! I feel I have the potential to be an amazing artist! Music is the only thing that calms my anxiety! Basking in it makes me feel sane! When...
    MrsNew25 MrsNew25 26-30, F Jul 26

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    From a dirty home We are all to bloom From our fallen stars From all of our scars The world is just blank Waiting for our mark Artists working long Painting, writing songs So much...
    SylvieKitty1015 SylvieKitty1015 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Writers, musicians, poets, a drummer. Deep respects.
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F Aug 10

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    I'm an artist at heart, sure, but I also make my living through my art. And seriously, that is not an easy thing to do, nor does it seem practical at all times... If you have a...
    licoriceandlace licoriceandlace 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Hello everyone! Okay so i need some help. This is the cover picture of the story I'm currently in the process of writing. It will be up on an app called Pixotale (It's a really...
    MysteriousAddiction MysteriousAddiction 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I enjoy being nude; by myself and in front of others. I would absolutely LOVE to have an artist draw me naked and then again every 5 years or so, that way I could line them up when...
    anonguy2share4all anonguy2share4all 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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    Today the master artist took me and another apprentice to lunch at an illegal restaurant. It was a very strange and surreal experience as usual with him. There was a dog in the...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I absolutely love artistic body painting. I have had my body painted for over 25 years. I started off just after graduating from college and still do it today 25 years later...
    talloldermom talloldermom 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Have you ever been crushed in the way that you’re completely disappointed at first, but then after the enormous waves of despondency crash at the shore line of abhor, it...
    brii0budds brii0budds 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Redirected. Creativity, it’s been said, is not only the ability to bring something new into being but also an ability to challenge assumptions, see in new ways, recognize new...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The Poet My hand is seized, as if by a Power, Words flow forth, from places unknown, A plane of pure Language, a Dimension, The message deep in my soul is sown. When I summon the...
    bigmacintosh22 bigmacintosh22 22-25, M Aug 6

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    Too much poetry floods the soul,covers all within the expanse of my being,overflowing into empty rooms. Poetry flooding my anger,poetry flooding my pain. Poetry seeping out of my...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    i love to read and write poetry. i especially love Edgar Allen Poe, his poems are beautiful and give me inspiration. i try to avoid writing poetry until i can publish my poetry...
    creepypastafan creepypastafan 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I write dark poetry. Dark poetry for a dark soul :) I am well acquainted with misery. Due to that familiarity, I write dark poems about loneliness, pain, unwanted love, and broken...
    dourpenguin dourpenguin 18-21, M Jul 28

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    Yea I write poetry that all I can ever do make me feel like am dreaming words come and go so I kinda smile a little because it my feeling inside and some time trying to hid. I...
    lovemariefrance lovemariefrance 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I have enought plastalina clay to complete a life sized bust, or a small figurine. right now only a face is partially complete and I'm not using a model so it's like shaping a...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Anyone else make art? I want to meet more artist
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 8 Responses Aug 3

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    Let's do it EP!!!!!! Pm me artist well chat
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M Aug 3

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    I'm an artist. In love with digital art. This is one of my pieces (a work in progress, or WIP). A lot of people don't like it because it's different. Can't help I'm creative and I...
    SPIDERLIMBS SPIDERLIMBS 16-17, F Aug 7

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    My new project: portrait sketches of everyone at the studio! Commissioned by the master artist. That's 20-30 sketches. And they will all be printed in a book, a catalogue for...
    whatevernobody whatevernobody 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    The artist is always the servant, and is perpetually trying to pay for the gift that has been given to him as if by a miracle. Modern man, however, does not want to make any...
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    I sufficate you like a fire without oxygen, Yet I am as gentle as a mother is toward her baby. And when your body goes limp I will feel guilt. For you have done the same to...
    emoHeartsDieWithMe emoHeartsDieWithMe 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Poetry is a momentary escape from reality...get in touch with your emotions and write what you feel. poetry is lyrics from the soul
    thequ3enpree thequ3enpree 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I wrote this off the top of my head, yes I know its in spanish but thats how it flowed through me. hoogtranslate lol que poeta? no , no soy yo pero si tengo dolor dolor en mi alma...
    aboutdone728 aboutdone728 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Legends of The Moon and Poetry Written by: Deanna Jaxine Stinson, HPI Etheral Analyzer Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Aug 11

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    Oh dear heavens yes... My poetry is dark as crap. If you ever want poetry that will make you depressed then I've got you covered.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response