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I Find Expressing Myself Through Poetry Is Really the Only Way

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I express myself through writing because its hard to say it out loud, its also hard to admit what your feeling, thinking or doing by writing it down its easier for me to express my...
    gabii354 gabii354 13-15, F Mar 11

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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 2 days ago

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    I sometimes express my self through writing because I feel it's the only way I can expel all of these bottled up mix of emotions that constantly swirl within me. I admit...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    I do express lots of thoughts ..and more through writing. I've just started writing my Autobiography ..just because I've been asked many many times over the years. I've now...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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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 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Say Yes... I want you to say it, just say it. Don't be afraid to live out loud. Don't look to the left or right and tune out the crowd. This is our time, our production, our stage...
    SexyBoss70 SexyBoss70 41-45, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    As I'm not a white woman living in Britain I suffer greatly from discrimination and racism and it is intimidating and humiliating to be living around a race of people who...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I can travel through space. I simply close my eyes and feel your hands. Sliding slowly from my waist, lingering on my breasts, tracing my collar bone, to my neck. Your fingers...
    BexAddiction BexAddiction 36-40, F 55 mins 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 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    His fingers rest gently on the keys a soft gentle touch. A bond formed. His heart bleeds between the sounds of the black and whites before him. Tears sing a melody that resonates...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Mar 8

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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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    You are born sad. Sadness tells secrets on you to Acceptance, if you truly look deep inside yourself. Enough to see. To see the balance between your sadness, of who you are, and...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    Like a wilted crib, built and broken Set for a beginning to miss the end Grammarless words, scratched in, unspoken That call for help which cannot be sent Up in the heavens they...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M Mar 7

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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 4 days ago

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    Whatever has happened to me, I don't want to remember. Whatever I remember, I make sure it won’t happen to me again. I'm no one for anyone to remember me as who I am today. I've...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Mar 10

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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 1 Response Mar 20

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    *No connections to anyone really. Just enjoy. Its a fictional writing." Life is hard. We both know that. Life won’t be without challenges. We were taught that. Life may have...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    It hurts. To wake up hating the people you love. To isolate yourself from them. Being so surrounded by friends but feeling lonely. You know you need help but you don't want it...
    Missinghim99 Missinghim99 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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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 a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    It's been almost 2 years since I started my journal, and I'm so glad I did it! It's my main way to let out emotions, get things straight for myself. I'm terrified someone might...
    Losimia Losimia 16-17, F 7 Responses Mar 16

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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 days ago

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    "It's three weeks belated, but, Happy Birthday." She sits there at her desk, staring blankly at the wall. She takes her fork and digs into her cake, into what is the saddest little...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 14

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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

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    I'm shocked and traumatised by the treatment I had by the mental health professionals in Middlesbrough ... What happened to me was beyond my expectations and imaginations and I did...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I reason. Dancing water cascades my thoughts down the stairs. I tremble. Thinking gives a thought a chance. And I, living in time, I say yes, to the stimuli of my mind to feel a...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Denial is a barbed wire loszenger Goes down hard jagged gripping Bleeding all the blood from past Hurting and falling to the knees Truth breathes air to those cuts Healing...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 8

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    She holds her son's words close and tight to her heart when they hurt her soul. He was ten, when he told her. "Mom, when I turn to a teenager and I won't love you anymore, you...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 12