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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Everyday, when I get home from school, I write my thoughts in my journal. From little things- what I thought about that fly that wouldn't stop annoying me. To important things. I...
    Morzy Morzy 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I love to write stuff on wattpad btw my username is brigrace9 I come up with these great idea but sometimes don't know how to write them exactly. I love writing the action stuff...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F Aug 5

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    One of the things I love about this site is that you can express yourself through stories and shared experiences. There are groups for creative writing, poems, songs etc etc...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I find it's easier to express your thoughts and feelings when writing them down. You can even turn them into something when writing, for example: writing poetry or stories to music...
    Matchitehew Matchitehew 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    There's tumblr, then there's EP and then there is pen and paper. I envy those people who knows how to express themselves verbally...and even through EP. How they express their...
    Provinceana Provinceana 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Have you ever heard "your naked body should only belong to Thoes who fall in love with your naked soul" but why wait? What if no one falls in love with your naked soul ?
    lilasofargone lilasofargone 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    People have claimed that I'm a good writer, yet I tend to be in an eternal loop of writers block. I know what it is, I know how to fix it, but lack the courage to do so. The...
    TheSmartestManOnEarth TheSmartestManOnEarth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I frequently discovering things about myself but didnt know epmexists to post them...but now I am condused wich story I should tell first
    vinyards vinyards 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I watched a video clip today that really saddened me. It was a group of extremists protesting about sending people to hell for not following the same religion as them. It made me...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Things that I'm passionate about... My boys. They are my true heart and soul. Of all the things I've done in my life, raising them, knowing them and learning from them has made me...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Is my poem any good? Please leave a comment Where do you find it? behind trees in the seas? Right behind your back Around the corner across a border? Waiting for...
    DubstepManiac12 DubstepManiac12 13-15, M 6 Responses Jul 31

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    Sometimes the pain doesn't hit me until late at night Then it cradles me, sings to me Coos to me words of its infinite false knowledge Laughing when it hurts Receiving pleasure...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It was very happy in the beginning. At first you let yourself believe that what you're feeling in this moment- the swell in your chest that arises to surprise you throughout the...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I get tipsy at business dinners and write my friend w benefits drunken love notes. Should probably cut that to keep the whole "friends" part... I'm just a hopeless romantic, can't...
    breathtakingyou breathtakingyou 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    Chaos; my mind erupts and a million intricate and delicately carved pieces from the most complex puzzle spill out. Building momentum as they shatter through the void. They tumble...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 26-30, F Aug 20

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    Thoughts constantly run in your mind & when there are multiple thoughts running, it impacts your clarity of thinking. Clarity of thinking impacts the way you speak making you...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I saw you last night. I didn't mind the horrible weather or the distance one bit. Being in your arms and by your side was my only concern. The fact that you went out your way for...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    if one could see beauty through eyes of the blind they would see not with their eyes but with what they could feel beauty would be emotions that we could only caress with our...
    lotophagi lotophagi 31-35 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I fight against my weaker side But when I see you it's all so clear Wanting much more of you To always keep you near I want to save you from my dark side Yet when I hear you I see...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been doing so much writing lately, keeping an online journal of my most innermost thoughts, desires, dreams, wishes, fantasies and hopes. I keep so much of this private...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I'm staring at the dark side of the moon. Promise me that good times are coming soon. I'm walking on the dark side of the moon, no past, no future, only what's on my plate of doom...
    Lifesuckssmusichelps Lifesuckssmusichelps 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    When no one listens to me and my opinions don't matter the world suddenly seems so big. I feel like I am slowly drifting away from everything steady in my life and that all the...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Today I stand, for several days I have stood, and for the next three days I will stand, on a great divider of my life, on the horizon of sky and ocean. Gentle hands have separated...
    quietorloud quietorloud 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    My wicked thoughts of you travel the same way my brain undulates Curving so close to you yet never crossing to intersect Encased in a shell protected from the harsh world outside...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 30

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    'sorry but you are too good for me...' such a way to say no, i am not in love with you tho anyways, it works well at least for me and my little heart stops loving you
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Lost Star~~ I write these lines I truly can't explain Yet I try and paint you a picture Of my mind and soul My heart paints so many shades I try to stay in the good colour range...
    WildIrishEyes WildIrishEyes 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Cookie Monster write song. This song sung to tune of "Killstardo Abominate" from Dethklok. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXY9On_UW_M Non-believer! Banished from kitchen! No...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 8

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    No person can simply understand darkness without experiencing it But you cannot escape from the darkness, only cover it up, but it will always come back and haunt the hearts of the...
    FayeAndMerlin FayeAndMerlin 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I love you.... I love you.... I love everything in you, it's difficult since you left me, I keep missing you. Every day I hope you will be there, I see only an empty place, just...
    voslung voslung 36-40, M Aug 10

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    It's good to be real, it's good to be yourself and it's good to show everything you got. But when it comes to one part where you show your stupidness and think making a joke about...
    iqmalzbrown iqmalzbrown 26-30, M Aug 11

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    I think we both know I'm a mess So very lost, so very clueless. I dwell upon the past. I dwell upon the tiniest of things Searching for faults For reasons that you will leave I...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    There are the girls who think they're fat They may think this because that's the word that escapes their mother's lips Maybe their peers feel the need to utter it daily. There are...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Aug 14

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    Let my lips rest upon your cheek and breathe the delicious scent of rain from your skin, as your arms envelop me in anticipation. Let your fingers trace the length of my spine...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    You need to win to survive this game Calculate your moves to ensure it Let your pawns distract them Shuffle your rooks, bishops and knights around the parquet Protect your Queen...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Its surprisingly peaceful my way home today I walked along the canal Saw the lazy swans Drifting slowly as nothing they care It was such a moment that Life is so worth to live
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F Aug 19

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    It is only you to trust and to blame for when it comes to love
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F Aug 19

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    i don't smoke never do drug or drink too much nor too obsess with sex might it be the reason i have got so addicted to you my only fantasy
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    i don't know how to cook or iron clothes the way it should be done tho i believe i would be the best at least for one thing 'loving you'
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I stopped writing but now I only right when I get a bad as this
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F a week ago

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    I sent you the only gift As my love Wrapped under many layers of 'We could be friend' Will you be sensitive enough To unwrap it then
    ItsAnnaLena ItsAnnaLena 26-30, F