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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have learned to simply refrain from expressing my fears and pain to her. Having them met with a silent disdain offers me no comfort or relief and no doubt adds to her discomfort...
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    First of all, without no doubt, I love to be in love Though, couldn't tell lie, I love good sex The point is One is so hard to find, obviously for me, there is no way out Another...
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    A shell in which to sneak away When the truth is too hard Peeking around the fragile walls Thinking I'm being smart But my body always wants out Freedom and release Relishing in...
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    The books I write are something like a biography,everyday struggles I face make their way onto the pages Of my books,I don't have to be named the main character for people to know...
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    Im falling down and down You reached out to offer me help But i refused to ever stop myself Falling further in love with you
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    Today I attended a summer session for advanced/honors students even when my whole being screamed at me, begging me not to...I thought at first, "this was a mistake. Something awful...
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    On Thriving and Surviving Surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. I have been surviving all of my life. To survive is to tap into a...
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    One can acknowledge himself only throughout The Other. Our wishes, morals, acts, virtues, judgement etc. are founded throughout the interaction with The Other. I am really proud of...
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    It feels so good when he leaves kisses on your back, when he gently brings your fingers to his lips. The way he does that leaves you breathless. You don't want this moment to end...
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    Billy Collins is one of my favorite poets. He shares his wisdom about writing in this poem: Advice to Writers Even if it keeps you up all night, wash down the walls and scrub...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Every where i go you have stained it in some way. How can i erase you, how do i forget you? My hearts not done, your footprints are everywhere i go. Memories of the good days, the...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    Driven from inside as if mechanized The source is just behind his eyes A glint of light within it's depths A burning flame forcing steps My needs the same I cannot stop She pushes...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I think I've got separation anxiety! She's only been gone a couple of days And I find myself pacing back and forth... Back and forth, porch to kennel...kennel to porch, Howling at...
    dayvee65 dayvee65 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Amazing enough to have as a lover Not enough to keep Open up my heart Take what you need Help yourself to my mind Embrace my friendship Read my thoughts Only now you'll leave...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I need to write like I need to breathe, but lately there is no place for my words to fall. I am tired of being all over the map looking for a place to land. I have a therapist...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    findingmytrueself findingmytrueself 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    Since I moved to the Middle East in 2009, I kept a journal. I didn't write in it everyday, but I did write in it faithfully. I expressed my innermost feelings, sorrows, passions...
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    These words will be few, so I shall use them wisely. The people I have met in this new experience of life, this website. Have been many, each person with different personalities...
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    Do you ever feel like jumping off of a cliff, just to see where it takes you? Just to see if the wind would carry your weight? Are you too full of bravado to admit your mistakes...
    Lifesuckssmusichelps Lifesuckssmusichelps 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Between my message and your reply hours of longing Sweet pain, that's how I can describe my feeling Happiness, mixed with passion .. is your words' flavour Like a hot liquid...
    Allurance Allurance 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Somewhere, Anywhere You know that feeling? That feeling of hope? It's out there, somewhere It could be, well, anywhere Somewhere, Anywhere Where, Where, Where Hope is somewhere...
    MyNameMeansLight MyNameMeansLight 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I was thinking of this concept of a story. A girl during freshman year came out as lesbian and has always though of herself as a lesbian. She's now a junior in high school and has...
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    You and I two parallel lines never tear apart never find each other tho secretly i wish at some time in the future at some point of infinity our path lives cross we stay...
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    Earlier this week I was out shopping with an aunt when I came across a group of 5 females. Being the curious, nosey person I am I wanted to know what was so funny. I walk by...
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    12:03 am right now out of everyone on the planet I only wish I could talk to you
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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 5 Responses Jul 14

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    Speed shortens distances and makes circles smaller. Stop signs get dangerously big and the brakes take longer to use. The horizon stretches to Nowhere and to Maybe. A tiny black...
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    Never test good people because they are like diamonds. When you hit them, they will not break, but they will only slip away from your life.
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    you smile because i am a big flirter i wont deny it yet i smile for you are the only one keeping my heart
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    you told me crazy i think i really am when madly in love with you
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    In the dark I think of you Underneath these stars Brilliant shine so far away Yet I enjoy them just the same Proximity doesn't promise To give me all I want Stars so wondrous...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    forget about love once upon a time, destiny is on our ways and finally we met, happily ever after it is time for lust monday encounter, fantasy lights up the night, joyfully for...
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    To J., who keeps my heart yet refuse my love i miss you i really do.
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 1 day ago