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I Find Expressing Myself Through Poetry Is Really the Only Way

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Makes my soul feel alive, my art isn't for everyone, but I will never feel wrong for expressing myself.
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For the past few days I've been thinking, writing IS the best form of expressing yourself no matter who you are! You can put all of your thoughts in your writing without fear and...
    TheConfusedOne321 TheConfusedOne321 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Its almost 5:30 in the morning and I'm still awake, I am wondering what my dad really thought of me. I thought he'd loved me, but really maybe he only loved my kids. Every one...
    shygirl1986 shygirl1986 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I heard that if you're bad at expressing yourself, you might be a visual thinker instead. Atleast in some areas. Search it up, dont remember everything about it! :P
    heybro1 heybro1 18-21, M Jan 16

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    I wish I could say words as good as it sounded inside my head. It's like I got it all figured out but then when I attempt to say how I truly feel, I choke from my words and taken...
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F Jan 16

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    Continuing my accidental post... She showed me the messages, the poor guy was devastated but the only thing going through my mind was that he needs to understand what was happening...
    TheConfusedOne321 TheConfusedOne321 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I miss you. It's strange thinking of you now. Everything's different between me and you. I wish I never heard that, but I'm kind of glad too. I gotta deal with the truth and its...
    breathingbox breathingbox 70+, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    It's almost comical and a harsh reality that you can fall in love yet fail to love yourself, both physically and mentally. which really makes you doubt yourself. And that, is...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I think of myself as a well rounded individual. I'm 23 years old. I am a year away from becoming a pharmacist. I just recently bought a house. But I can't help to feel like I'm...
    OwnerOfHisDomain OwnerOfHisDomain 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I would meet him in the darkness; lit only by the stars I would greet him with a kiss; not needing light to find his lips I would join him in the sun-filled street; the sun...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    To an artist words dance across the page with movement and color. To an engineer words are methodically mapped out and placed carefully to form a cohesive statement. To a teacher...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F Jan 16

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    Whisper delicately in the dark, your voice travelling through the chills in my spine. Your breath lingering against my ear, sweet nothings carrying implicit meaning in their words...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    Some say life is a sprint, others say it's a marathon. My life is more like a no holds barred steel cage match. That's how I felt when I went to the atm at my bank on a Sunday to...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M Jan 7

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    In an attempt to find myself. I've lost any resemblance of myself. L O S T....
    serendipity65 serendipity65 41-45, F Jan 8

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    just an average teenage girl most of the time she wore a smile in the class quietly she always sat she had one best friend who didnt really at home parents always fighting her...
    jadzullaik3 jadzullaik3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    Be my safe haven in the darkest of nights, your strength is everything I need to survive. Your eyes give me light to guide me when I'm lost, allowing me to find my own path through...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    Invisible...fading...an achingly dull black void where I should be but don't feel I am. The world moves rapidly around me, swirling chaos as noise and spaces merge together- a...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Did you see it? That water collecting on the leaf. It finally filled and shimmered over the edge. Did you wait for it? It only took a few minutes for the sun to drop low enough...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    "Digging the scene, digging on you, digging on me, baby bae oooh, baby baby, it's all like that... I gotta be in love with sum'n like that..." - TLC Yet, I haven't made it there...
    DiamondPrincess89 DiamondPrincess89 22-25, F Jan 5

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    Cold air blows across the desert, it is quiet and lonely. Wind whistles through the window pane and I think of you. The house is cold and I need your warm arms to hold me. You are...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    I have the necessary toys, a stationary bike, a muscle machine with weights and such. Exercise is so darn boring, I don't use them, until recently. The big change is a new TV...
    afirsttime afirsttime 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Drifting away, a broken vessel in a turbulent sea, waves crashing...dragging me under, unable to breathe. Strong currents pull me ever further, I reach for the surface but never...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 16

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    Today I went to dinner with my Nana Joanne. I always love the time I get to spend with her. There's always this sadness associated with it. Like I wish I could make these memories...
    gravity1 gravity1 22-25, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Romance isn't dead...life is just so much simpler if it stays in a box on the shelf. Once it is removed from the box, it is nearly impossible to make it fit back in the same box...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Toads lament....revisited! Dream drenched in his awakening, he clung to the fragile Dissolving weave of silken fancy until the last lingering threads of her departing whisper...
    Bobhoglin Bobhoglin 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    WOMAN... Words and artwork..."work my arse" by Dayvee HobgoblinThere's beauty in her smile,There's no pretence. I won't denyHer lips seduce and her eyes,Like crystal pools, beguile...
    Bobhoglin Bobhoglin 46-50, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I took out the map a few days ago and counted. I have traveled to nineteen different countries. This year I will add three more, but in retrospect out of the 195 total that is only...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    There is way how not to get forgotten in time. Live. And life will remember you forever.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Meditation - A means to relieve stress by focussing on the mind & Breath. One can never imagine how much positivity or negativity a mind holds into it. The mind gets its fuel...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Make It Deep Lock my wrists against the headboard, Interlace our fingers on my pillow, Nibble my earlobe and whisper, As my toes curl... POW! You've caught me in a trance, Lost...
    DiamondPrincess89 DiamondPrincess89 22-25, F Jan 6

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    New running shoes feel like perfect extensions of my feet. Miles go by in minutes on the treadmill. Latin music pounding in my ears, my body swaying and moving as the music flows...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    There was a time when writing felt like second nature, when I could write pages upon pages without really even trying. My emotions would just spill onto the page. I'd write stories...
    seabassep seabassep 18-21, M Jan 16

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    We are followed by our mistakes, they lurk in the shadows of our mind. They wait for just for the right time and sabotage our happiness. Letting us never move forward from the past...
    MsCelticFire MsCelticFire 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I look for words to express how I feel, but there are no words. I reach out for something, anything - but nothing is there. What is wrong with me? Why am I consumed by emptiness...
    laurisilva laurisilva 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    A view from the bathroom mirror Rugged face, spot scarred. And you've caught me rearranging my cowlick, What used to be soft skin, now has a minefield of prickly strands...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    honestly having an online journal and just a diary has helped me so much in just being able to vent whenever i feel the need to. I'm able to just say what i need to say without...
    unknownana unknownana 16-17, F Jan 9

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    I set off hobbling through the forestWhere I came upon a Goblin florist.I told him "my friend's health is chronic!"He said "Don't fret young toad I've got just the tonic!!"And...
    Bobhoglin Bobhoglin 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    room. Happy, talkative, lovely she is no pain seen in that perfect smile but as soon as she enters that cold, dark room her smile seems to slowly fade away and shes left with a...
    unknownana unknownana 16-17, F Jan 11

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