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I Find Expressing Myself Through Poetry Is Really the Only Way

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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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    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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    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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    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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    see myself as i am fading away, smoke of those dreams have become reality wasted feelings..imprisoned in misery letting go..for a moment and thinking it was fate..my life...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    sorry for...this all..my rise and endless fall tried..or i thought i did...but i feel like shtt.. let's accept what is here..right front of us.. can we forget the past..that...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    i confess of all what you say about me put a bullet through my head, let me be free tired of these fkd up emotions tired of burning very inch of my soul everyday, with new...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    One day, while using Google images, shockingly, I found my painting online! I clicked once, zoomed in and couldn’t believe it. But then, I knew, it was impossible, for I haven...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I can't remember the last time I was angry and after a veeery long time.. for the first time, I'm angry >:( I'm the unfriendly and introvert type and I have trust issues. In...
    FallingWind FallingWind 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I found my old book, The Holographic Universe, with a bookmark in the middle of thick content of the remarkable theory. The Theory that explains. The bookmark peeking out of the...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate my husband, he's not sweet and romantic. We always have a fight because he's not holding me or guiding me when we're outside on a date or even when we're with friends. It's...
    charmingkizz charmingkizz 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    He saved us and washed us out of sin! Worthy is the lamb! Love come down, like a flood, from the heaven to the earth! Washed us and our sin become white through Jesus Christ...
    MarvelousSpirit MarvelousSpirit 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    to the one.. who talked with me for months, about a place who pushed me away from my cave held my hand, told me that she loves me and i am saved so i went on a journey of...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    my extremism wants me to fly, spill the blood start the ritual, hallucinate and reach the sky embrace the sun, burn myself alive so i could feel alive..for a while walk on...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    if i die... idk how many regrets i have...been insane half of my life always wandering, morbid self destructive curiosities what i remember is...i lived in moments..in which i...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    positivity the will to chase stupidity the hopes, dreaming eyes open a drug created in your mind to find something bored of the same.. delude and change happiness, beautiful...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    If home is where the heart is I'll never truly find my home. You packed my heart up when you left and carried it with you. My restless soul will never feel the comfort of home...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    saw things move...fly..die in the paralyzed state of my mind observed the morbid curiosities burning souls lived so much in my mind, forgot all my goals punishing myself for...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M Jun 26

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    i swim through in the swamp of my disease like to wander, new places, be free sleep or awake, always in cold dark breeze no words for what all this, am i dead my soul wants to...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    Torturous hands claw at my mind, Wrenching my thoughts from their hiding places. Exposing them to the air and allowing them to breathe. They become real; emotions smeared across...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    On the day that I die I will fly so high Like angels in the sky We will dance in the rain And there will be no pain Only love to gain I'll say that I love you And there will be...
    ZosoJimmyPage ZosoJimmyPage 18-21, F Jun 24

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    ALABASTER WATERSHED- Mortal remains in an alabaster watershed. Feel the pins and needles dancing on the eyes of your soul, reminding you of desperate days gone by and crystalline...
    puckit600 puckit600 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I wrote this about someone I was close to about 8 months ago. These words couldn't have been more true. "I love you so much you fill my every waking thought. I love you so much...
    BeautifullySick98 BeautifullySick98 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    FIELD OF LEAVES on a bare and earthen field of leaves she leaves me with my own disdain and my own pain of confusion and illusion as I struggle for words to say to make it...
    puckit600 puckit600 46-50, M Jun 23

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    IF SHE'D ONLY LOVE YOU. If she'd only love you the dark and the light the pleasure and the pain all the pieces that don't clean up well that don't look good in the light of...
    puckit600 puckit600 46-50, M Jun 23

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    SHE SLEEPS ABOVE ME. She sleeps above me. And I wonder where we are, where she is. Does she see me? Can I feel her in my heart where I thought she would stay? Am i swathed in...
    puckit600 puckit600 46-50, M Jun 23

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    If you don't love me, I won't love you either. It's only fair.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    in the name of love..you..all kill think..you will became something i wasn't you lied you have what you craved for now let mo go let me have some peace don't wanna talk...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    cut that vein that breeds the disease inside the one pushing you to the path of suicide infected blood, making you die inside shatter the illusion get rid of that self...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M Jun 23

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    First off, I apologise if my prose is not good enough. I am French and my English has been improving since I joined this site in the winter. I try to be descriptive but perhaps...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    I say you are certain, then try to find the denotative form to define, yet all that is written in many dictionaries is without error, proven by evidence, something true, so I need...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Thunder Don't admire me my words, Because most were born from pains; As a child in words I'd shelter, When I heard thunder before life's rains And with the onslaught of a...
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    The most common question I am asked when people find out I am a writer is "Where do you get your ideas?". Guess what? The answer is really simple: "Look around you". My ideas come...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    Standing here today, clawing at the shrinking fleshOf a long lost wildflower summer, I'm thirstingFor the blood that once engorged my youthful veinsWith lustfull play and innocent...
    phlatonmeback phlatonmeback 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 19

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    Beauty belongs to the beholder, for the same sight is changed through different eyes.
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    "Age " At 22, I already feel I had grown up too fast. Way before my time. Matured before my time. So they define it.. That constant reminder "oh you're mature for your age". It...
    Coranpharel Coranpharel 22-25, M Jun 19

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    this filthy, dark cave in which lay paralyzed broken music as my muse wandering, hallucinating creating delusions to escape what's right in front of me alien, outcast...
    anotherclone anotherclone 26-30, M Jun 18

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