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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    And that's the thing about internal pain. No amount of food, water, medicine, or ice can quench it. It takes and takes from you until there's nothing more left to take
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    I have been doing so much writing as of late, I find that it helps me focus on the here and now. I write about my day, my goals, dreams, desires...I write about so much. I have...
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    I forget the days as the nights close in they all seem to run together now. For reasons unknown to me the medication agreement I have accepted Has placed me in a mellow zone, free...
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    When you came into my life, the passion for life and being with you in every way. ....Is pure paradise ♥♥♥
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    I'm finding sleep where I need it Nothing goes to plan any more Awaiting the day where I can throw off the shackles Needing no more that help that I desire right now Just to even...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    Dreams of moments past are just that dreams Yet when they speak to you in volumes repetitively It's hard not to get lost in their meaning and story once more I see many a scenario...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    Looming thought's yet to be processed have me considering ideas that shouldn't Why do these happen I don't know, my understanding is just that from where I sit I dwell On the...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 18

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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 2 hrs ago

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    So many time I know what I want to say but just can't for what ever reason. Some times I just feel awkward expressing how I feel or what to say. And sometimes I look back on what I...
    ReallyBill ReallyBill 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Leave me alone for now I'm deep in thought, treacherous territory I know It's what I must do to decompress from a day of scattered thought I never thought I'd get to a stage where...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 10

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    I never for a second thought my life would take the turns it has I'm greatly appreciated for all the people I have met, love, lost Along the way, you are my current saviours For...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I never for a second thought my life would take the turns it has I'm greatly appreciative for all the people I have met, love, lost Along the way, you are my current saviours For...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 18

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    I so wish I could have a way to make people understand me well... I feel sad and sorry when they get me wrong and feel offended...not my intention and most of the time it's...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel like I'm living a nightmare Everything isn't going how I saw it Nothing is the same anymore Sleep non-existent Waking hours I feel zombiefied I fight the urge to dig deep...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    Reluctantly I stare into the abyss once more Yet for the life of me all I can think about Is nothing more than screaming, yet again Nothing audible comes through, at least That's...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 19

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    I have no problem hiding behind a computer screen and typing out everything I feel. How I'm so depressed and feel alone. It's good to get it out and not really knowing the people...
    mmccarth mmccarth 18-21, F Sep 5

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    A friend whom I've not seen for ages is going through one of the most difficult times of his life. He lost both his children, aged 2 & 4, last night. For various reasons, I can't...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I look at myself sometimes and wonder why I'm still here. Many moments in my past I could have easily stumbled further than I have. It has become quite a battle to journey through...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 13

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    The story of me is a bit unusual. I have always lived life in an unconventional manner and this has brought me my fair share of happiness and heartache over the years. I have been...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    What ever way the wind blows Normally I wouldn't give it a second thought However today of all days it's blowing a gale right into ME What have I done to deserve this crazy thought...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    It doesn't matter what the outcome is Just the way you reach your end game That's the most important step that can be achieved Don't pay attention to the naysayers that sit by the...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    I haven't been the best of friends with myself. I know I've let myself down and that I'm harder on myself than most believe I should be But that's the price you pay when you have a...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    The days are shortened by the ridiculous sleeping pattern Broken up by the even more disturbing dreams of late. Zombie motion and slow pounding of the pavement. I wander to a...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    Constant thought's beat me from the inside The silent screams are unbelievably loud Caught in the struggle for my sanity I don't see any way out Who are they what do they want...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 18

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    There's something about him that I've always admired. Something that has always drawn me to him, even now. His strength. His passion. His curiosity, his thirst for knowledge. For...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Sep 20

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    Where does all this passion and hatred come from Is there a reason to why it is all happening I want so badly to end up battered and bruised To spill my blood just to feel...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 21

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    It makes no difference the state of mind I find myself in For everything points to a rather lonely existance I adapt as best I can to be who I want within my limitations Yet...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    Sometimes when I sleep, I see you in my dreams. I'm still with you, I don't know what it means. Those mornings after I see you, I remember when I do. It ruins my whole day, because...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M Sep 16

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    When All You Can See Is My Beauty Mommy said, “Your beautiful, who cares about the rest?” She would fashion me in pretty dresses and bows and proclaim to the world, “Look...
    jfrender jfrender 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    I lost myself along the way somehow. I’ve been broken, in a drunken slumber, disconnected from all the world around me, questioning humanity, questioning the existence of a God...
    Hnobles Hnobles 18-21, M a week ago

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    05/09/2007 - Old Tokyo 1765 I see a vision Blurred by the unknown How do I stop this I'm Takeshida a store owner Clutching a pulse cannon clash of era's Wandering aimlessly Zombies...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 14

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    I'm sorry I'm sorry I fell so hard and so fast That was certainly not my intent Quite suddenly it happened Foolish, I was, thinking you felt it too One look, that first gentle...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    Upon a request - it isn't so great I guess, but it is how I feel about my sister, in all of it's not-so-glorious glory : It's a paradox really. How do you love someone you wish...
    quietorloud quietorloud 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    I, in sight This form away, in distance At climes e'er swayed By I, ne'er silent The ardour of Dawn. O Sun, what marvels of light! Air itself breathes Seraphim follow in For...
    Isobiosis Isobiosis 18-21, M Sep 2

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    The cookie cutter regurgitated life that we all live Is just a moments notice from worlds final destruction Holding onto the hope that we can redeem our petty ignorance Washed up...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 10

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    Dancing on your own in the moonlight As the rain hides the tears from your last cry Off in the distance you can hear the rumbles of hurt Keep your distance your mind tells you in a...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    When the clock strikes you raise your head just for that split second Another racing thought needs to be released into the wilds The page you write on is filled with the raw energy...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 11

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    June 6th 2012: Endless vista the road less travelled No one in sight for ever Thoughts of when I will be myself again Stopped and hidden from view "Unknown Soldier lies here...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 12

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    Endless vista the road less travelled No one in sight for ever Thoughts of when I will be myself again Stopped and hidden from view "Unknown Soldier lies here" Anima