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I Find Expressing Myself Through Poetry Is Really the Only Way

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    Gone In The blink Of An Eye

                              you were once there but now your not             ...
    liltia liltia 18-21, F Dec 8, 2009

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    Poems and Life...

    Sometimes I feel like when i write my poems and they're about a specific thing it's like I've told my story to someone so that way if I was afraid to tell them to their face what I needed to say at least I said it...in some variation at least.
    orchidmoon orchidmoon 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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    Life Saving At Times

    It's Saved my Life Countless times. If not For writing I probably would Have done somthing really Stupid! Thank god I am Good At .
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F Aug 2, 2008

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    The Real Me

    you may feel you know me so well but the real me will never tell you may think im happy and well put together but the real me has more problems then ever you may feel that i have no fears but im just great at hiding my tears
    liltia liltia 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    I Don'T Know Who You Are...

    I don't know who you are or what you are look like. I can't imagine where our paths will meet. But I know for sure we will meet. Although I don't know you just yet...I know I need you badly until we meet I dream of you freeing me from society, expectations, from myself even. Long...
    4everlost23 4everlost23 22-25, F May 10, 2013

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    My Story. Opening The Tabs Of My Mind.

    My story. Opening the tabs of my mind. The child survives the monster, the pump house, the closet, the bathtub, the screaming, the fear, the fear, the fear. Be still. Be very quiet....disappear. You don't have to hurt. You can watch from afar. The darkness is my peace. The...
    ktyler713 ktyler713 46-50, F Aug 5, 2012

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    When I Made The First Cut

    When i made the first cut not once did i think "what am i doing? ****!" It was over in a blink of a tear filled eye I look at it content none could spy i now was spent oh so drained i just wish someone could maybe have explained that i had gone past the "normal" line i coudnt...
    GyalBetterKnow GyalBetterKnow 13-15, F Feb 19, 2011

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    Since I Am No Musician

    I express my feeling through poetry. Deep complex feelings that cannot be merely expressed by saying "I feel X". I haven't written any for over a year... but I feel like I may need to start again soon. Feeling strange inside...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Jul 28, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I've always had a hard time expressing myself and when others who are close to me say that they love me or what-not, I just feel really awkward. I have that one friend who will say...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I do express myself through writing. throughout my life when I am going through something, as I am contemplating something, I will try and write down these things to help me...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I write because it is part of me. Something inside me call to put how I feel on the page. I write alone, with my thoughts coming out of my head, with feelings coming out of my...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 8 Responses Apr 1

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    Need to swim. I'm heading to the pool right now to put myself through the paces. I really enjoy the workings in my mind as I prepare the things I need to swim. The thoughts in my...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Apr 2

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    I express myself through writing most the time,......but then there's the times I express myself through various hand gestures.......now where was your mind just at? 
    DomestixGoddess DomestixGoddess 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Weak & powerless I want to let the whole world know that the reason or the cause for all my sufferings and ordeals in life were caused by my own family who do not sound like my...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Language is a powerful tool. It affects the way we think and talk and interact with others. Sometimes I wonder about living in a world without language though, and how that might...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I always find it hard to express my feelings to other people. When I think about why I'm sad or hurt in my head I feel like man that's going to sound really silly out loud to...
    Jasmine992 Jasmine992 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    It all started last week, when we walked down the hall, I said that I loved you, that I'm yours above all, You looked into my eyes, with much disbelief, Not knowing what I knew...
    Planetena Planetena 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    every thing we feel has to be normal...or they will come diagnose us with something...disorders, sophisticated light word for insanity so better hide it..bury it...avoid it all...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Last year, I wrote this letter to a friend who was having a hard time moving on from a girl he really liked. This letter, sadly, was not delivered to him. I decided to post it on...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 Mar 22

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    I'm tired of telling people how I feel and endup sucking at expressing my own thoughts
    deeprt deeprt 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I have social anxiety I am socially awkward I am very difficult to get close to I am not friendly I am an introvert I am shy I think I could never find anyone I could get close to...
    myEmpty myEmpty 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Why the duck can't I express myself I am so overwhelmed I don't know how much longer I can keep this up
    neutralwalrus neutralwalrus 70+, M 20 hrs ago

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    I love to sit down and listen to music and have my thought just flow through my head and me write them down its my best way to relax and block the world out sometimes doodle in my...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F Mar 27

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    "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger "... a phrase we are all too familiar with. A phrase that I've always considered to be cliche or played out. I phrase I once considered a...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F Apr 9

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    so how did we end up inventing a thing called selfie stick.... probably because someone knew that they can make some money through that...? or how we came up with something...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Here I am, an empty canvas that blends in with any color splashed on me, my whole life has been all about adapting but I had no identity. It was like I was lost in an ant farm of...
    DragonAcid DragonAcid 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Mesmerizing and casting me back to memories, I sit with a black coffee sniffing fragrances that send me back to grass covered meadows climbing cherry blossom trees and...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    The Rose. He asked her, and what about you? How have you been? He opened the door and held it for her until she got through safe inside. Before they sat down at the table, at the...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I am not the same me anymore, My eyes are not shinning the way you love them, They don't talk anymore like before, I don't wake up with a smile in the morning, By thinking the day...
    SensualRomantic SensualRomantic 36-40, M Mar 24

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    A smile can hide a lot, from purposes, desires, and emotions. Nothing is what it seems, especially in the case of the human mind. I wrote this poem after a shower, on a Wednesday...
    nicias nicias 13-15, M Mar 26

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    I want to take flight... My wings beat against the confined cage... My heart is beating hard against my ribs. My face is flushed. I feel smothered. Air, I must get air. I need to...
    serendipity65 serendipity65 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Darkness surrounds me, permeating my skin. It ravages and rages to my core, leaving me an empty vessel, nothing of worth to behold. Eyes betray the illusion of depth, mirroring...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm a new writer looking for some feedback. Growing up in a small lousiana town, every boy grows the same. Same hobbies, same interests, same skills. I didn't grow up that way, I...
    rydermatherne rydermatherne 18-21, M Apr 8

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    The footsteps of your silence echo like thunder through the space we once shared. Loneliness and yearning March along the empty halls, casting dark shadows in an already bleak...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Lose yourself in me, let me soothe away your pain. Caress all your breaks and scars until they leave no trace. Search my face for comfort and love, find it in my eyes. Whispering...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    She sat there and listened to them talk, as if they knew her. "Do you see the things she writes? They're so sad." Pah. Sad. Sad, sad, sad. Her--and her miniscule little first world...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M Mar 22

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    I can't remember the way you laugh I can't remember the sound of your voice I can't remember your touch I can't remember your kiss I can't remember the way you love All the...
    QueenB14 QueenB14 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Deep within, I flow like the running rivers. Scraping past the surfaces of my own being, allowing myself to see deeply into my own depth. I fall deeply in love with myself, with...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    A dusky dream, made from sputtering Santeria candles and Cupids Trick played low. Less skin stretched over bone than Black Velvet draped over wrought iron. A dark celestial body...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 31

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    There was a moment once, when I was able to wend my way up the redoubt you raised around yourself. A moment when I reached the stream at the heart of you and drank deep, relishing...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    The deep rich hues of blue permeate the night air.Cool ocean breezes blow through my hair and I think of you.Calm sounds of the night, the softness of the waves coming ashore relax...
    FairytaleDreams FairytaleDreams 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    It's my life not yours... Get that straight.... Your hands might have been pulling my strings... To confused to escape him... To broken to think straight.... I look back and pain...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F Mar 23