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I Find Expressing Myself Through Poetry Is Really the Only Way

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Endless Pit I keep going down Down into this endless pit I try to reach the surface But I keep sliding down When will I stop going down Down into this endless pit
    outcast343 outcast343 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 16

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    'We all carry things inside that no one else can see. They hold us down like anchors, they drown us to the sea.' I feel like this a lot. Like I am drowning and nobody can save me...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 16

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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 13 hrs ago

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    *No connection whatsoever to anyone here on EP; be it human, robots or otherwise. Just some fictional writing.* I have kept my word, kept to what I quoted. I thought it would just...
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Sound hurts through the words when they meant to hurt.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 54 mins ago

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    When you said apathetic, it struck me in many ways. The most apparent intent behind that was the team switch, from offense to neutral. Now it's only me left fighting, which is a...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I'll try... I had a ****** dad to say the least, to this day I believe the only person he cares about is my mom, and even that I question every now and then since he's a straight...
    teehee342 teehee342 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    Growing up as the last one and only girl meant i really couldn't vent at older ones for fear of being bullied, sometimes, no one cared to listen to what i was blabbing. I would...
    sexijai sexijai 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    "One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple." - Jack Kerouac I wrote you an email that I can never send. My thoughts and words are jumbled with pain and loss...
    laurisilva laurisilva 31-35, F Feb 12

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    "I want my life to be so addictive, so that if I were a book you would never put me down. The spine would be cracked and the book marks frayed, the cover water marked, and the ink...
    AJM95W AJM95W 18-21, F Feb 11

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    It takes a while to reach that point of daydream bliss when thinking of her. Sometimes holding sentimental items tight with closed eyes, sometimes in a stranger's house laying...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    A follow-up piece to 'slow'. Pont Neuf And like that, The bitter, frosty chill of a February night, Has not an inch of significance to you. That connection- presumably after...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M a week ago

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    Perhaps some day I'll stop And think of what I have to say. Perhaps some day I'll look And see there is a better way. Perhaps some day I'll find The words to sing a different...
    shaqmartin shaqmartin 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Another cold night aloneThoughts of him running through her mindShe wants him here nowBut if he were here she would push him awayThe paradoxOf enjoying solitude and being lonelyThe...
    Cherbelle Cherbelle 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    I love when the drums are pounding on my ears Piercing into my mind and prancing through my fears They vacate the room and bring focus to music Let the guitars and violins break...
    InsaneDane InsaneDane 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    Lingering in the shadows stands a big gray elephant of deceit and hurt The unfixable place in life where the want and need dont matter Hope has deminished the light has burnt...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Demons scream, Inside my mind. Silent solace I can't ever find. They rage and hurt, Fight and wail, My mind was blocking but it's failed. Slit me open, See my pain...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Questions! More questions, because anyone who knows me knows I only ask question after question! So, here it is: Say as a baby, your family died in fire, and you were rescued...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Feb 15

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    I never dreamed, I'd find a love like you. You turn my grey skies into blue. The touch of your hand makes me love you more. I see the sun, I feel the love.
    SexyBoss70 SexyBoss70 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Love is alive That is what I learned today It's not a thought you can just stop thinking It's not a guitar you can stop strumming It's not an emotion that you feel It's a birth A...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    We are racing as a team, you are on the right running beside me. Things are going great, we are ahead of everyone. Half way to the finish line, you fall. You are down, "cardio...
    dy958 dy958 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Magically overlapping the mystery of light, I sneaked under the rhythm of the night, in a mixture of the dark and a candle light; in warmth and silence of desire...All my senses...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    Someday.....................this is smooth, I enjoyed the way it moves me.
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F Feb 5

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    Passion makes me crazy, Surges through my veins like blood. Distorts my vision, Confuses my words, Leaves me breathless and spent. Seeing you drives me to insanity, Your touch...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Rip my heart out through my chest, Watch me bleed out on the ground. Feel my heart still beating hard, Against your bloody palm. I float away through twisted dreams, See you...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    Sometimes we must remember the promises that keeps us alive because they are the ones that reminds us about the truthful life we can bag up when we are going to leave this world...
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M Feb 9

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    The coldest night would be much warmer, the worry much lighter, the hill easier to climb, the challenges easier to face, if only I had a hand to hold!
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 7 Responses Feb 14

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    Take your shoes off. After he had left and filed for divorce, he didn't even bother to take his shoes off when visiting his own house and his family for the last time. He came...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Feb 19

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    You know what your problem is? You're smart. Too smart. You over think, because your mind moves at a million miles a minute.. You're sad, because you're not fooled by the world...
    Tonia248 Tonia248 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    It is natural to be fascinated with the Unknown. The Universe.  It's literally in front of us and we just  don't have the understanding of it. Where did we come from? Are we...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Feb 22

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    Your mind is uniquely dangerous,  for it does see you only.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    I wonder what you think of me. Am I real to you or just a toy to you. Do really want to know. We all think differently never the same. So what you say should I let it truly effect...
    nekozgirl nekozgirl 13-15, F a week ago

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    Let me help you with your shirt, my dear...yes, of course I want to feel your hands on me...as I unbutton your shirt, my fingers moving nimbly down your torso. Your hands sliding...
    OwningDali OwningDali 36-40 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Do you know what is pain between mind, heart and soul? The painful results you receive from this ignorant society is pain of mind. The painful results you receive from ignorant...
    AlphaLion AlphaLion 22-25, M Feb 8

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