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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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    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 13-15, F 1 Response May 26

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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 13-15, F Jun 11

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    One Of My Faves

    Please Hear What I'm Not Saying Don't be fooled by me.Don't be fooled by the face I wearFor I wear a mask, a thousand masks,Masks that I'm afraid to take offAnd none of them is me.Pretending is an art that's second nature with me,but don't be fooled,for God's sake don't be fooled...
    NobodiesDaughter NobodiesDaughter 31-35, F Apr 28, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I Wrote This In 2008. It's About Not Giving Up And Trusting In God For A Higher Purpose

    I will keep and hold back the tears, take each moment as a gift and elicit a purposeful smile. I will place my armor in the weakest throws and hold my shield out in front of me as I pull down my iron mask, I breath, I move, nothing more nothing less just those...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    One Of The Finest Glimpse.Muqtida Hasan Nida Fazli aka Nida Fazli (12 Oct 1938 - till date) is an Indian Urdu poet. NIDA FAZLI Saahib : Poetry is an expression of an...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    THE PRICE OF POETRY. The price of poetry is the same as laying your soul bare. You put your heart on the line every time your words take like birds to the air. You are naked...
    juleswillo1 juleswillo1 26-30, F Jul 10

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    Here we are, Here, today, now, happy to be enjoying life, one moment at a time, growing! Once we let all the distractions fall away and connect ourselves to the joy of being...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    ¨My black and white muse I feel sorry that i did not love you But i did not But love itself¨ I ¨write¨ and love poetry indeed, but not to materialize my feelings or to lull my...
    JosueOA JosueOA 18-21, M Jul 7

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    I wrote most of my poetry between the ages of fourteen and twenty-two with a spurt in my late thirties. Every now and then a new poem emerges. As I've mentioned elsewhere I've...
    jazm60 jazm60 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Poetry is good Poetry is fun I like writing poetry But I'm not very good at it
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Jul 8

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    This is a somewhat final copy...and by "somewhat" I mean, I may edit it more upon reading it over in a few days, or whenever. I would appreciate any comments remarking whether it...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25 1 Response Jul 2

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    I see you sitting over there all alone. I know you wanna go out but I just got home. I know your thinking, don't you want to eat. Yea I'm hungry but id rather kick up my feet...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    The color of Hailey is despair. It cries a flooding river. Screams no words, but feelings. Feels only pain. Follows no meaningful rhyme. This is not poetry, but escape from reality...
    Ohhailey Ohhailey 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    Your life…my hands Please my love stay still don't squirm You'll just make it worse You ******* worm! Oh my darling I'm so sorry Please don't mind my snarling I only want to...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    If someone were to read my words They'd probably characterize them as stream-of-consciousness poetry. I could argue: this isn't poetry, this isn't art, this is only a human half...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F Jul 12

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    I write poetry in booksie and I posted this one a while ago and I thought maybe you guys would want to see it http://www.booksie.com/other/poetry/highlights/like-an-eagle
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Falling in and soaking in his lust filled pools. Sliding into the depths of the black ink. Never gasping or struggling. Enjoying being submerged while our desires are in sync...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F a week ago

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    My last project for English 12 was to remake a poem ( don't remember the author you can look up the original if you like. Its the same name) and well this is it, and it's also the...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I like poetry. I like to write it too, but I'm not even close to being as good as my friend is. But still, I was digging through some of my old papers and found this. I wrote it a...
    JustAskAnything JustAskAnything 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Yep, I wrote some poetry inspired by someone. he didn't deserve it. Jerk.
    sunny875 sunny875 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I've written one good poem. Sometimes I think that I poured so much of my soul into writing it, that I will never express myself completely again. I spent so much effort molding...
    Brianabear Brianabear 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    So what makes you interested in writing and reading poetry? Is it the assembly of the words, its delivery, the imagery that is developed, or does it connect with your senses?
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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