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I Find Expressing Myself Through Poetry Is Really the Only Way

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am becoming more and more open as i get older and I cant get enough of expressing myself, my views, my thoughts, my past etc. I have found such tberapy through this. Some people...
    njflyer njflyer 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 6

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    It's the only way I know how to express myself.
    AnnaKanna AnnaKanna 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have never really written any poetry before, but lately, it is something I have wanted to try. I know it's not my very best writing, but it did help me to share something...
    Artvg Artvg 41-45, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    I have always been a writer of things, be it stories, novels, poetry even 'Hallmark' cards at one point. Writing can be so expressive with words. I still prefer to write letters...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 17

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    I live in a world of work and play Willingly Laughing and smiling And Loving my job Never failing to enjoy my family Together every day Always taking care of my responsibilities...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    Hello, I am writing this to you and not really expecting a reply, so do not stress yourself about whether you should or should not, not to say I would not like to hear from you...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 19

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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 1 day ago

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    At times I'm one of those guys you see typing on his phone at any given moment. Partly because it's an excellent tool for anti social types but largely because I'm making notes...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 17

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    In the dark, I came alive to find my way Feeling your body next to mine To hear your breathing in my ear The excitement builds As sweet nectar flows You moan for more as I'm...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    I write poetry, stories and trying to write a novel Much of the writing is about sensual matters. Writing sensual stories is not about s*x, it is about sharing. Two people sharing...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M Oct 17

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    Who needs help here?I met this homeless old man everyday on the way to and from the hostel where I was staying.  He was so attached to this kitten that he used to squeeze her...
    miazeus miazeus 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Sometimes the simplest thing can be the praise of someone who understands, that the praise when someone just does not tell you, they like your work but can actually feel...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    When first we touched My heart flew high All the way through the sky Now many moments have passed on by I still think about that very first kiss How it lock our lives With...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Why did he venture so near to me He knew my thorns would tear his flesh I tried to be so careful, but there are so many Viciously sharp needles to scar him My platonic love for him...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 18

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    How do I paint a scene with you My hands do not have the skill My heart sees it so clearly As perfect as a photograph How do I portray the elation My mind cannot find a way My...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 3

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    Some observations from my first weekend of my vacation.... Even on the rainiest of days, there's nothing better than spending the day in the Adirondacks with an old friend. The...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    We are not all the same the needs of some, are not always the needs of all But we seek those that understand We hope to find someone to make us smile To make us laugh To make us...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Sitting here, so tired of being pathetic Almost in tears over something trivial Even the smallest things seem to send me spiralling now Why can I not just find some peace Why must...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M Oct 16

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    Surprise is a wonderful thing Whether an unexpected present An old friend coming to visit The beauty of a little flower Finding someone understands you A doorway opened to a point...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 17

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    I'm bound in silence Yet my thoughts, Are drenched with violence. I sought your kindness, Instead you respond with blindness. Searching and shifting, Through the murk of my mind...
    Justjonathan Justjonathan 16-17, M a week ago

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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 2 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 10 hrs ago

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    I wish that I could write better. I don't mean have a better vocabulary or improve my grammar. I'm not referring to spelling, even though I could use some work there. I'm talking...
    Nanders01 Nanders01 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 7

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    Is it really too much to want? Is it really too much to need? Is it really too much to have? Is it really too much to wanted to be cared about? Is it really too much to want a...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    Why am i hurt why is it so hard for me to get over it? She broke up with me not because of anything I did or didn't do. People break up everyday and loved ones hurt each other...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M Oct 16

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    Its crazy. It appears that he thinks I'll want to leave, that he'll be too much. But I feel as if it the fault will lie with me in the end. You see, I push people until they break...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Lost little boy Lost little boy, Sitting here, night after night Hope is something you want But it always seems beyond sight What do you seek? And what do you find? What awaits...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    Ever since I was young I've always written songs about things that happened to me or the way I felt about different things. I wrote the things I could never speak of. It was like a...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Oct 6

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    You're bad for me in a good way. One can get used to the darkness after a while. Yet you're a brightness that hurts the eyes. A heart can grow cold. The thawing, sometimes painful...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 10

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    Waking from the dream, the world does not seem real My body sat upright, the warm touch of sweat coating my body Resting here on my elbows, my mind cannot even find. The dream...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M Oct 11

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    Ramble ramble ramble That is how I feel I am Just sitting here, writing words that I hope mean as much to some as they do to me. Edit and go, more like type and move on. Find...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I see every color in his irises I adore the curve of his eyebrows I know every line on his face I find delight every time he smiles I never fail to laugh with him I need to hear...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 14

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    Piercing, was the first part I noticed. Eyes like steel blades cutting me open and raw until I was vulnerable. Yet, they shone so soft and kind rainy days, Two moons. And...
    hugsfeelgood hugsfeelgood 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    " You are the woman I always wanted for my life. " " You are the man I always wanted for my life. " I hope everyone can find a man/woman in their life to use the sentence once in...
    sensualromantic sensualromantic 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    Looking in the mirror and what do I see Is there the reflection of the man I am or the man I could have been, what is hidden in those brown eyes. is the twinkle for real or just...
    Tragicmagicme Tragicmagicme 36-40, M Oct 16

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    Love isn't some random emotion that comes about when we meet a certain person. Love is choosing to care for someone despite their flaws. I was able to look past all her flaws and...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 16

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    I'd swim through the deepest ocean to get closer to you ! Every time I close my eyes I can feel a tingle go through my body , as I imagine your touch , and the electrical shock of...
    Princeofthesky Princeofthesky 18-21, M Oct 1

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    When you came into my life, the passion for life and being with you in every way. ....Is pure paradise ♥♥♥
    m4389 m4389 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Nobody can hear us for our laughter is rare , our screams are internal, and our cries are silent . Nobody can see us because we don't quite fit in , nor do we really stand out...
    Princeofthesky Princeofthesky 18-21, M Oct 16

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    Consciousness and dare-devil, …a weird blend. Your world only ends up in successive overtures of warning heralds.