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    Life

    “Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, complete it. Life is a game, play it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is sorrow, overcome it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is a...
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F Oct 18, 2013

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    If I could I would take

    that smile and inject it directly into my bloodstream. My parents warned me about drugs in baggies Sold on the street but never ones with teeth and a heartbeat
    w0lves w0lves 16-17, F Mar 8

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    Huddled in the cold of the night,

    warming their hands and feet.Cuddled beneath the covers, warming their once cold hearts.
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Lord Byron

    This poem gets me everytime the last stanza esp. It's deff one of my favourite poems of all time. It's just so beautiful and poignant. Seriously the last stanza can have me welling up.   The kiss, dear maid !     thy lip has left Shall never part from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 7, 2009

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    I'm flying, higher than I ever imagined.

    fearless and fast. the ground is small from here. for once, im bigger than the rest. but time moves quickly, and so does the wind that's pushing me back. i fall. Once, like an eagle. Now, like a fragile leaf falling from the stem of a small branch. But it is not...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F Jun 11

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    For No One

    For a moment I thought I knew you, it seems so distant now. Gone like a fart in the wind.
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    Christmas Drawing Near

    Christmas soon be here It's quickly drawing near People full of cheer Some with happy tear Joyous wishes of the year Christmas soon be here. A hum bug my be in the air Christmas one may not care But joy remains in the air By all who does care Christmas will be here With happiness...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 2, 2011

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    I Am (poem of Randomness)

    I am; I am me, I am not you, I dress as I wish because I am allowed too, I am weird, But I am caring, I am not into lies, Not even in the slightest, Not towards others, And definately not towards myself, I am single, But I am not desperate, I am smart, But I am not a...
    Idea Idea 26-30, M Jul 29, 2008

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    You have always told me there are no words you

    have been able to find that make sense of what is inside you. But why should you ever become weary with that, my love? For words are just tiny winds with sounds if different arrangements, and even if you are never able to find the right ones, by god if they never come, know...
    ssixx ssixx 22-25, F Dec 8, 2013

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    “This raggedy man, he works

    for all Whom troubles and worries hold in thrall. He sings sweet songs of sun and dew And lightens that world for me and you- He opens our hearts- and pain has fled. And memories of childhood live instead. He soothes with the balm of love-bid tears The bitter pain of the...
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F Jan 11

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    Beautiful Dreamer

    Beautiful Dreamer by Stephen Foster Beautiful dreamer, wake unto me, Starlight and dewdrops are waiting for thee, Sounds of the rude world heard in the day, Lull'd by the moonlight have all pass'd away..! Beautiful dreamer, queen of my song, List while I woo thee with soft...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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    I was telling a friend here

    that I've written mostly sad poems because the happy sounding ones always sound too cheesy to me. Then I quickly sliced off this bit of cheese..The birdies in the trees, The doggies with no fleas, They all have too much cheese, So stop now, if you please. 
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M Dec 31, 2013

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    Go back to bed baby And forget about me As I

    have hurted you so badly Try to sleep sweetheart I keep myself apart The bed is warmer without this freaking retard Close yr eyes and say yr prayers Tomorrow there will be no more tears I am away so there's nothing to fear I'll find myself the door As I saw so many men in the...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 12

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    One Of My Favorite Robert Frost Poems

    The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth. Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the...
    Stephen1967 Stephen1967 46-50, M 7 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    Funniest poem ever written?

    A poem on the underground wall by Simon and garfunkel. The last train is nearly due, The underground is closing soon, And in the dark deserted station, Restless in anticipation, A man waits in the shadows. His restless eyes leap and ******, At all that they can touch or catch...
    sbenveniste sbenveniste 31-35, M Oct 24

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    Love: The Joy That Wounds

    “You try to be faithful And sometimes you're cruel. You are mine. Then, you leave. Without you, I can't cope. And when you take the lead, I become your footstep. Your absence leaves a void. Without you, I can't cope. You have disturbed my sleep, You have wrecked my image. You...
    lovelywings lovelywings 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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    Rex

      Born a prince, raised in a castle Mother was kind, father was mad A king not above, eating his young To live, I grew smaller Weaker, more bent On self destruction With each year Then one crimson morning Fate hurled me into battle Like a spear I lived in the...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 8 Responses Aug 4, 2007

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    Freedom of expression

     writing is the way i rid myself of the anger in my life or celebrate the praises i have .  I love reading other peoples work and seeing the inside of their hearts through the words  in each line .  what a wonderful way of learning about someone .
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2007

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    A Gentle Breeze

    A subtle image Lingers in my mind Like a skirt lifted gently in the breeze.
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M Jul 3, 2013

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    Freckles

    Beautiful little brown dots decorate her landscape, unique to her.
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    A Dream Within A Dream

    Take this kiss upon the brow!And, in parting from you now,Thus much let me avow-You are not wrong, who deemThat my days have been a dream;Yet if hope has flown awayIn a night, or in a day,In a vision, or in none,Is it therefore the less gone?All that we see or seemIs but a dream...
    JKS17 JKS17 26-30, F Feb 15, 2013

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    "He took the stars out the sky

    and put them into her eyes. And she looked past the shadows -at summer's white butterflies. Seasons change and people grow, still she waits there making angels in the snow."
    AnotherAvailableUsername AnotherAvailableUsername 22-25, F Jun 8

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    A Glimpse

    "Always dress proper and act lady like." That was so long ago. A button unbuttoned A glimpse of white breast saying notice me.
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    Phenomenal Woman - One Of My Favorites....

    Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's sizeBut when I start to tell them,They think I'm telling lies.I say,It's in the reach of my armsThe span of my hips,The stride of my step,The curl of my lips.I'm a womanPhenomenally...
    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 Jul 4, 2012

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    Bully

    Never again will I over explainall my actions to you.Your face turns sour, I gave you the powerto do what you’re going to do.When you got me scared, I wasn’t prepared,and so I pandered to you.You justified your torture,and scared me into silence. You punished me...
    emmasharn emmasharn 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2010

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    Raindrops on roses And bloodstains on

    linens Razors and long sleeves That keep my scars hidden Jumping off buildings Like birds without wings These are a few of my favourite things. Pale white complexions And graveyards with ditches Dark rooms with locked doors And bodies with stitches Feeling the pain and The...
    SuicidalSilence SuicidalSilence 13-15 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I prefer a goodbye To those

    who I love the most Than a see you later A reason for me to stop dwelling on them I prefer to walk Without even a single look back I prefer not to ask Because I don't want to know I prefer to hear a news saying they're happy Without knowing what is their happiness I prefer to be...
    DNightTrain DNightTrain 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 19

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    Poetry is an awareness of the world,

    a particular way of relating to reality
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M May 3

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    The Young Dreamer

    Still so young But always dreaming, Always planning... Still so young With few opportunities so she dreams... So full of life Making the most of today While longing for tomorrow... Longing for the days when she'll live out those dreams The dreams that grow every day...
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    DejectedSolitude DejectedSolitude 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 9

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    I love you, and that doesn’t describe my

    feelings very well, so I’ll try to elaborate, I want to paint constellations with your name, and plant trees that grow your favorite fruit, I want to dance with you, I want to twirl you around and catch you when you fall, I want to sleep with you, not sexually, but besides you...
    AndxThenxTherexWasxMe AndxThenxTherexWasxMe 18-21, M May 24

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    I Love to Read It and Write My Own

    I've always enjoyed poetry sine I was young and I would like to share with you some of the poems I wrote: "I can't stop falling for you, for I know I truly love you I can't make my heart stop missing you, because it only beats for you Nothing's ever really wrong, for...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F Mar 21, 2008

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    Hate Writing It, Love What I Learned

    My undergraduate major was poetry writing, but I really chose the major simply because fiction (my original concentration) wasn't working out for me. I did manage to publish poetry in a few small journals, but my senior year I had a professor who was downright mean to me. We knew...
    neuromuze neuromuze 26-30, F Feb 10, 2008

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    DEATH of a Broken Planet

      DEATH OF A BROKEN PLANET   By ROBERT DAVIDSON     Often  it  seems  like  I  have  betrayed  my  world like  a  rough  lover,  mauling bruising  his  woman  in  the ...
    ROBERTDAVIDSON ROBERTDAVIDSON 51-55, M Sep 19, 2008

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    There are people in the world That are going I

    judge us Hurt us Make us feel like nothing, with everything they got These people, They are never going away So stop trying to make your self look better, Stop trying to be someone your not ! God has made you the way you are for a reason. Even though the reason is not clear...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 1 Response May 26

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    Related Experiences

    I used to write poetry that strictly rhymed and flowed. I loved the lull of it when spoken. It appealed to my musical side. I hated poetry that didn't rhyme, it just wasn't for me...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I know this might seem obvious already, but I love poetry. It's one of the few forms of writing that I enjoy writing over reading. I used to do it as a kid, write out little rhymes...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 Nov 29

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    Who else enjoys RP ? Would love to here some storeys of what you enjoy
    londonboy1 londonboy1 46-50, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Feel free to check out my EP blog, that's where I post my work. It's mostly poetry. I do have a couple of stories (and they do have mature content, for those of you that don't...
    IntoTheWyld IntoTheWyld 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I enjoy the holidays because we get together with family. It allows for a ton of opportunities to have meaningful conversations!
    dovie6 dovie6 31-35, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I would like to meet a nudist couple and spend a vacation with them in a nudist resort. I am open to new experiences and hope that can make them enjoy my company.
    naughtyguy13 naughtyguy13 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    I would like to meet a nudist couple and spend a vacation with them in a nudist resort. I am open to new experiences and hope that can make them enjoy my company.
    naughtyguy13 naughtyguy13 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    Im more of a space age fantasy person. I guess I enjoy the thought of the fact that no matter how the times change, we will always want that primitive pleasure and intimacy known...
    Explorerofknowledge Explorerofknowledge 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Rising December 4th, 2014. Dylan Greenwood Going through some **** relapse right now, the latin symbolizes my depression breaking through me. Enjoy! *disclaimer: I cannot...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M Dec 4

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    Can you see the anger in my eyes? Can you see all the people I despise? Can you feel the emotion in these lyrics? Can you think about my mental state and not fear it? Can you...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    The Flower alive and well though time could only tell, my petals are nothing short of perfect so if you pick me in the long run it won't be worth it the way I sway in the sun...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Things outside are always changing, but inside, the same always remaining. Days pass by, weeks and months, Nothing straightens my mind's labyrinth I think, I read, and I concede...
    metagross metagross 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 14

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    I write when I'm depressed I game because I'm obsessed I laugh to hide the pain I hate the sun but enjoy the rain I don't know how to smile I am angry but in denial I want to be...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    A shift in personalities, so to speak. Enjoy! As I watch her from afar, her beauty silences my tongue. Oh, how enthralling a being she is! The way she walks with utmost elegance...
    ZenoKun ZenoKun 16-17 Dec 18

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    It is something amazing, It is a sacred gift passed on to each generation who have the sense to embrace it, It is precious and sacred, Blood was spilled so you could enjoy it...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response