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I Am a Poet and An Artist

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses May 12, 2014

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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 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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    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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    I respect Drake as an artist. His lyrics can be SOO on point. 👍🏻💯
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Mostly, I am a poet. It doesn't show often, unless there is something that truly inspires me to express it. I go about my life rather artistically, or I guess from a generally...
    idiopathic idiopathic 22-25, T 2 days ago

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    Derived from an inspirational person who made this come to life. Thank you. LITTLE RED DRESS She walks through the garden with a scent sweeter than a rose, She captures my full...
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    To be beautiful is to be something rare And yet we are taught that everything is fair. To not be beautiful is to be unrealistic; To fail to see the something inside, artistic...
    laracomn laracomn 18-21, F May 11

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    I have an artist block for almost a month. I used to draw a lot about anything i want, being an amateur illustrator and cartoonist for my school. Then i went to an art academy to...
    ariettaxsydney ariettaxsydney 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    well, it was just plain adventurous... i didn't knew that artist at all.... but she just replied on my question yesterday, so we kind of started talking, then i came to know...
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    I am an artist and am always looking for inspiration. I have found deep conversations and soul searching inspires me. Finding others with the artist soul scratching to get out...
    twilight13 twilight13 36-40, F 1 Response May 12

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    I would like to pose naked for a female artist or photographer my age or older just to give it a try or maybe a senior women's figure drawing class...I know it's never going to...
    Old4u Old4u 66-70 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I studied chemistry, and I've been working as a pharmacist, but in truth I am an artist at heart. I love to paint, but don't ask me to show you my works! I am content, but I'd...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses May 3

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    Hello , I am a bi , and an artist too I just wonder if people around here have tumblr too?
    supblu supblu 22-25, F 3 Responses May 8

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    Im married and a father. but I have always wanted to pose for an artist naked either alone or with another person. male or female doesnt matter.
    opendad05 opendad05 26-30, M 3 Responses May 8

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    I am an artist( sketch & paint) & l enjoy being a free spirit. I march to the beat of my own drum at times & critical think for myself. I look reading book, using my imaginations...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F 2 Responses May 14

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    I love drawings and paintings when I see them. I find them so inspirational and I use to draw but I'm not a very good artist anymore.
    PandaGirl28X PandaGirl28X 13-15 1 Response May 14

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    During my first year at university in Paris I was approached by an art student to pose for him. He asked me if I would pose naked for him, and I turned him down. It has been...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    It always been deep within me, since a young age. But, the artistic shines through more lately. I love to write, paint and I have an artisic eye for photography, so I have been...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    J-Hutch’s highly anticipated new album drops Friday May 22nd to the relief of people everywhere. This makes for his forth lyrically riddled collection, and marks another major...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I have not written much poetry. I did write the following poem some time ago. It was published in a poetry anthology.Legacy Of WarriorsHe stands with trembling lipsAnd shaking...
    justme1999 justme1999 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    stand up poetry is amazing,, for all poetry lovers.. its a must see. youtube- Kai Davis and T.Miller
    lesberealhippy lesberealhippy 18-21, F a week ago

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    Sometimes I can barely write Usually on days when me and my family fight I spit all my venom at them vocally And now I have none left for this dark poetry They always say "there's...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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    I'm a poet and photographer; here is one of my poems on one of my photos!
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    My mortal it's instrument. It plays out through the etchings of my soul as written words so un worthy to the emotion it expresses so beautifully. My hand is merely the...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    i love poetry, but its difficult to write about amazing things than it is to write about depressing things
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    i love poetry, but its difficult to write about amazing things than it is to write about depressing things
    kyanitestone186 kyanitestone186 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    These are actually lyrics to one of my songs but what are lyrics other than poetry? Fly by. A Demand for Proof Verse 1: I remember back in the day When we used our minds to fly...
    ADemandForProof ADemandForProof 16-17, M Apr 29

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    This is Fur Elise , twins flames blazing like burning heat your never alone , even in the dark and you feel your heart has fallen apart and you lost your way and cant figure where...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Kinda ironic... Never been in love, but I just love romanticism. Romance is my passion when writing poetry or stories... Idk if I really like romance in real life because I have...
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F May 2

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    You are the heavens and the earth The earth to the moon You are the Sun that shines and burns bright You are like fire and water Time and Space is infinitely You You are both...
    iLightBeing iLightBeing 26-30, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I have been getting more and more nervous, or is it anxious? This weekend I should hear from the publishing house as to whether or not I will be a published poet! I think it's why...
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M May 7

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