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I Enjoy Poetry

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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...
    Idea Idea 26-30, M Jul 29, 2008

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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...
    NobodiesDaughter NobodiesDaughter 31-35, F Apr 28, 2013

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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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    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...
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    A Better Resurrection by Sylvia Plath I have no wit, I have no words, no tears; My heart within me like a stone Is numbed too much for hopes or fears; Look right, look left, I...
    remembertofightforjustice remembertofightforjustice 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 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...
    ROBERTDAVIDSON ROBERTDAVIDSON 51-55, M Sep 19, 2008

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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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    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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    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...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 8 Responses Aug 4, 2007

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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...
    ssixx ssixx 22-25, F Dec 8, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 7, 2009

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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...
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F Jan 11

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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...
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 6 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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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...
    JKS17 JKS17 26-30, F Feb 15, 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...
    Loveuloveme Loveuloveme 31-35, F Oct 18, 2013

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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...
    neuromuze neuromuze 26-30, F Feb 10, 2008

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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...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 2, 2011

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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...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2007

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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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    'Tis true my form is something odd, But blaming me is blaming God; Could I create myself anew I would not fail in pleasing you. If I could reach from pole to pole Or grasp the...
    remembertofightforjustice remembertofightforjustice 18-21, F Dec 19, 2013

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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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    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...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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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...
    DeeLisa DeeLisa 31-35 Jul 4, 2012

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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...
    w0lves w0lves 16-17, F Mar 8

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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...
    lovelywings lovelywings 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 13, 2013

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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...
    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...
    Simplified Simplified 46-50, M Dec 31, 2013

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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...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F Mar 21, 2008

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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...
    Stephen1967 Stephen1967 46-50, M 8 Responses Feb 9, 2013

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    'Have you ever kept looking for something Never knowing what it was, but knowing it was lost forever?' Been in a real poetic mood lately. But I havent quite the 'zing' back...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I do enjoy listening to myself. So yeh. I enjoy funny people :P
    pappa94 pappa94 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    Hey guys n gals, hope you are all well. I've just written a little something and wanted some feedback and as you know it's difficult to show someone your poetry face to face. I...
    Jamesvernon Jamesvernon 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    To my fellow poets. If you’re interested in expanding your poetry horizons I suggest joining a poetry sharing site. Some are better than others. Stay away from sites that require...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I write poetry. I love poetry(: I like the fact that you can write how you're feeling, that's it's calming, and entertaining. I write mostly dark poetry. I write love poems here...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    My guess? You're a retired teacher (or perhaps professor) and a failure of one at best. Year after year young folks came along and bested you in every sense of the word. You who...
    Roibeard Roibeard 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Poetry is art . Poetry is like painting , but instead of colors it is descriptive words .
    647821097bbnmhb 647821097bbnmhb 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    SPRING RETURN Spring return I'm back to breathe Its clean aromas They make my Virgin soul Sweet scent wrapped There is a lightness in my feet I have worn their colors...
    sayedhadhood20 sayedhadhood20 51-55, M Mar 22

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    Special Memories Of My Lost Love. (Rest In Peace Velda P. West/Walker)Young love conquers all... at least that is how we feel when we first fall in love. Our problems seem to...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M Mar 22

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    I think poetry is very fascinating so I'm always open to reading some. Feel free to message me poetry! :)
    tolii tolii 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Creating Poetry is my only escape from a world that doesnt understand.... My words will tell you about my life and how **** it is. Poetry is the only escape....
    Callmedarvi Callmedarvi 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I stand in the window gazing out at the moon, I enjoy the silence in the cabin. Only thin traces of moonlight cut through the darkness the fills the room. I have left you asleep in...
    Interstellartraveler Interstellartraveler 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Music To His Ears.... He loves his music. He can't sleep nor go, without it. He plays it at night, he plays it at daylight. He can't get enough of his music. His mind, is full...
    ASoldiersLoveBug ASoldiersLoveBug 22-25, F Mar 29

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    Time and space explode together, stars shoot to infinity. Nothingness surrounds, enveloping, soothing. Eyes close, mind floats into another dimension. Acutely aware, feeling the...
    MyNameIsDiana MyNameIsDiana 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    Here is my first Haiku I have written in years. It has no title. Enjoy. Prologue to falling Colours of sunset abound Bequeathed to earth
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    'to Angellica' Could there possibly be A Moon in your darkened sky? How will you see Where the edge of my heart stops And the reach of your touch begins Simple light from...
    tommiatkins tommiatkins 51-55, M Mar 30

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    'Enivrez-Vous' Il faut être toujours ivre. Tout est là: c'est l'unique question. Pour ne pas sentir l'horrible fardeau du Temps qui brise vos épaules et vous penche vers...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F Mar 31

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    It's true. I do. I enjoy songwriting as well. They're two of my many passions.
    TheDevour TheDevour 13-15, M Mar 31

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    I have many poems posted to the following: www.poeticous.com/erika-garcia-boliou Enjoy!
    egb33 egb33 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    charm and beauty of the garden is not because of the flowers only, there must be thorns too, as the garden is incomplete without them; to enjoy and live happily in this world, it...
    inspiration1 inspiration1 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Sure my poetry is not great but I still make poetry but I keep it a secret because most of it is about my love and lust for my crushes.
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I like to write funny poetry like this limerick I made in class during the poetry unit AHEM. I once had a cat He looked like a rat I took him to school But he fell in a pool And...
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lines Written in Early Spring BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH I heard a thousand blended notes, While in a grove I sate reclined, In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad...
    AlphaChick AlphaChick 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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