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I Find Expressing Myself Through Poetry Is Really the Only Way

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Okay so I had my first exam today and I felt like I did terribly. I went home and the first thing I did was write a poem about how I feel...its how I deal. Failure Monumental...
    peacekeeper15 peacekeeper15 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 16

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    I wrote this in 09 Am I me? Can I really only be me? Does it make sense to say that I am only Me, different from all else, and existing as only myself. I certainly don't...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Silas T. O'Reilly. My constant companion. Most of the time when I think about writing a story, I dont really think about writing a story. I like to believe that when i write it is...
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 19

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    I often write or type what I feel not because I prefer to express myself that way, but rather no one seems to be too concerned with what I have to say. I have always been pushed...
    rrainfall rrainfall 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Ever since the age of 10 I've always expressed myself through writing. Rather its in poetry, short stories, or long narrative stories. I don't really like to talk about how I feel...
    chelseaalexis18 chelseaalexis18 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Yes, I express myself through writing. I have much time on my hands and am trying to find ways to use that time that enhance my life. Writing can do that for me. I used to write...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    Lately, I can't express "myself through writing" without consequences.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Sometimes a person always tends to focus on the end result.. His mind is so focussed to achieve his goal that he just forgets to enjoy the path along the way .. Coz the path really...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Butterfly, Butterfly Where have you gone my precious butterfly Mother is down in the bottle Father smokes his way out Sister seems to ignore you Brother is far too distant...
    LenaBena1430 LenaBena1430 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Slam poetry piece: Unperturbed view of future's abyss. So now the lines of seemingly well constructed literature are literally eating me. If I look at all the white spaces in...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M Nov 8

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    People in general express themselves in many different ways. I love to express my feelings through my individual writings. Over the years, I have done an extensive amount of...
    gloriahughes gloriahughes 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    I am better in expressing my feelings through writing. If i'm not in the medical field maybe i would be a writer. Whatever I am feeling right now i can better communicate it...
    Ladyling Ladyling 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    My life right now is total writing that's all i do in my free time either when I'm alone at home or in a quiet place at School. Most of the writings I do have to do with death and...
    BrokenBrittanyLovesDaniel BrokenBrittanyLovesDaniel 13-15, F Nov 6

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    There is something very poetic about the scars and the healing wounds on my hands and arms. I am still unsure if they're signs of weakness or courage. To those outside the place I...
    hauntedforeveralways hauntedforeveralways 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    Customer on call to a customer service rep from the telecom industry - " I am not able to get network on my phone. I need to make an urgent call. My uncle passed away" Customer...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Nov 17

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    Once Upon A Time... I was on fire for my beliefs, ambitions and dreams. A pack of sheeple told me to quit; when I refused, I was thrown into the sea and drowned. No one has seen...
    DiamondPrincess89 DiamondPrincess89 22-25, F Oct 29

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    Love doesn't hurt. When someone tells you, " I miss you so bad, it hurts", don't ever hesitate to come and feel the pain, together.  Being in love IS the greatest vulnerable...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    There comes a time in life - -- When you are all carefree & Don't bother about anything . When you feel death doesn't exist .. - When you love someone madly & go to an extent to...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    The holiday season, Thanksgiving in particular, is not an easy time for me. I struggle at this time each year because I lost my Grandfather on Thanksgiving morning some years back...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 23 hrs ago

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    "Closed Chapter" by Twana: http://youtu.be/Agna8nZ75mM I posted my first poetry vid on youtube
    shortbeauty96 shortbeauty96 18-21, F Nov 10

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    In RainShe awoke early, curled on her side facing him. She kept her eyes closed for a moment, listening for him, his deep breathing letting her know he was lost in dreams. She...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 12 Responses Nov 4

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    All These SouvenirsI felt you leave before you leftBut I didn’t see you goI longed to hear you say the wordsFor what you couldn’t showThere were the looks, the touch...
    Irisheyes1 Irisheyes1 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Sometimes I wish I was beautiful. Sometimes I wish I was rich... or at least wealthy.I wish I had that confidence...that relief.Maybe then I'd have some sort of chance. Why is it...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I received a message from an old friend yesterday. He had returned to say he was sorry for disappearing, that he knew it had been the wrong thing to do. I once cared about him a...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 3

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    Place de carrousel So, I'm too small to fit in the shopping mall carousel's steampunk rocket ship. I found this out the hard way. I ended up doing some counting as I didn't quite...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    No one notices everything, some may notice more than others. Some know more then you may know. Selecting very few people to tell certain secrets to, knowing the pain is just...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Another dream with a name, burning scars upon my wounded soul I gaze an awe with disbelief to see what stands before me is not a angel I believed but instead a bright red scream...
    rainyraven rainyraven 31-35, T 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I never allowed them to see me down. Always a smile, never a frown. Worry about them, not yourself. Anyone else see how wrong I was? I pushed my own needs away, for those of...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Oct 30

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    How do I tell the ones that mean so much… that I hold so high… that I love with all my heart… that I feel so low lately? How do I tell them that lately all I want to do is...
    ymoren21 ymoren21 18-21, F Nov 15

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    I went to a party with my love. Her work Christmas. But had to be her "best friend" because she's worried she would lose her job if it was known we are in love. I absolutely hated...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 17

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    Tomorrow, two years ago, something bad happened to me. I didn't tell anyone about it until after a couple of months. Only then did I cry about it. My best friend said I should...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe.... That I am a combination of light and dark and as much as I try to let the light win out the dark sometimes prevails. My dark isn't necessarily my weakness though. We...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    The existence of Gravity is where Time seems to come to a standstill. It is a beautiful and powerful relationship where Space embraces them both as equal as they are needed for us...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I had never felt more betrayed I knew thats how it would play out, but I was frantic. Desperate for it to change winds I begged, and howled with the wind. Please. Please, don't let...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    When I close my eyes I see her. She's radiant and she smiles. Her eyes have that long lost glow.She's content and she's worthwhile. She no longer let's her past control her.Her...
    irreelevance irreelevance 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I'm a walking paradox. I'm the girl you never fully have in your grasp. It's not intentional, it comes naturally. I gives pieces of myself to others. I can find the good in...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F Nov 4

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    Everyday I feel emptier then the last. My mouth is usually sealed shut with a permanent smile. I try not to give in to the urges. But looking closely you'll see small scars. Seeing...
    mangadrawer12321 mangadrawer12321 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Trapped under the lake, winter 2014. So it's now the early draught of Winter. Incessant rain has been falling all this month. And the mornings rebirth the frigid aura of brumal...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 18

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