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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The room is but a dancing ball room behind bared lips. Razor like pencils scribble aimlessly to alter the pyrexia of the subconscious. Always processing step by step like a fax...
    Depravedmonsters Depravedmonsters 13-15, T 4 hrs ago

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    Every time we used to fight, even it it were his fault I had to be the one to plan a patch up. He was really good at putting the blame back on me for all the fight and I being much...
    Bareen Bareen 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Her alabaster body beckoned him, awaiting the touch of the master sculptor -- ready to unveil the beauty that had been there all this time - beauty that only he could see - beauty...
    hardbargain hardbargain 56-60, M 12 hrs ago

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    The stunning simplicity of your presence in this crowded world, With your straight golden hair, Tucked behind your right ear, And curled behind to rest on your left shoulder...
    ExistenceInSilence ExistenceInSilence 41-45, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I finally did it...finally. I'm writing article for local free magazines. It's not fashion magazines,we pick up serious topics like sexism,abuse,health,mostly about how can we...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    punish and enjoy repeat the cycle till your will dies so wise and so naive blindly seeking colors in the garden of temptatious parasitic roses dying in the process while...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    why i need you when i don't have the need to have pain already collecting so much subconsciously so many bad dreams are becoming reality judging my state of existence...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    sitting there playing and smiling faking it and knowing can't fool myself with new set of lies can't say my goodbyes to all of what i know i see and feel still i try to...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    is it a sin to be in love with a poison which only bleds always wandering searching for a new fantasy in which we truly never believed still deluding and wishing to...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have no more pieces of myself to give to you, You have taken and taken without giving in return. When I see your name, I no longer feel gladness, just a hollow weariness. It...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    We all are lonely. we are ship which is slightly sinking.. we want to get along together we want to love each other but we donno how to be friends with luck of communication...
    blackandwhiteperpule blackandwhiteperpule 31-35, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    We have a beautiful woodland opposite the house, and the land belongs to the old church on the hill that was built during the 13th Century. I love old buildings and local history...
    LadyTea LadyTea 56-60, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    At seventeen, I had a hankering to write letters. And so when I read in my favourite Fabulous 208 magazine of the '70s that it had teamed up with a US teen magazine for their...
    LadyTea LadyTea 56-60, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Angrily smoking a cigarette at the bus stop, late again. These coffee burnt hands and dark circles are your warning buddy. "Baby if you want, I'll give you something to really...
    DropdeadDreamer DropdeadDreamer 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Reaching out, her fingers touch an invisible liquid pane, Her whole body disappears through in exquisite motion, As her soul falls into a forgotten past in quiet desperation...
    ExistenceInSilence ExistenceInSilence 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    My smooth skin moves slowly against satin sheets as I think of you. I close my eyes and disconnected moments flutter through my mind. I see us. You jump into my tears and swim...
    pinkcloudsandbrokenhearts pinkcloudsandbrokenhearts 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Why you? Where is the man I once knew? The one who I thought would never hurt me, especially not gonna make me cry? Where is the man that I fought for? Who's so gentle and loving...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Not too long ago, I wrote a poem, as my way of coming out to my family about my gender. here it is until I was 9, i was let to believe that I could be what I wanted well mom, I...
    nuisancee nuisancee 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I do not understand selfishness. I guess it is because as I have matured I have come to understand no on owns anything. This really came to me when reading about the farmers and...
    cpguy cpguy 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    My "Goodbye" letter to my ex husband: Dear ___________ , I have loved you with an intensity second to none. You were my soul mate, my best friend, my other half. I thought we...
    Kate2point0 Kate2point0 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My friend.. Color Red I miss you very much. Hope you are alive and awake ! I would love to wish you Happy Valentine !! I guess, it is too late .. This is your only friend at...
    newbuilding4 newbuilding4 46-50, T a week ago

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    Tether me to earth Don't let me drift away I'd be lost forever When I so much want to stay I need to feel beneath my feet The firm and stable ground Only you can provide security...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    a cruel fantasy of humanity to search for happiness and peace the things we believe the toys we create to deceive the altered perception for some satisfaction blind to see...
    anotherclone anotherclone 31-35, M Feb 1

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    I'm beautiful In my own dark way My Raven eyes My devil sculpted mouth The landscape Of my body Calligraphy Untouched poetry I won't remove my clothes To expose my flesh...
    Angelofthesilence Angelofthesilence 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    " If you could say anything to someone in particular without fear of consequence or impact , what would it be ?".. I would tell him I've doubted him several times , I have to...
    Angelofthesilence Angelofthesilence 31-35, F Jan 30

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    I've completely stopped telling people how I feel (either physically or emotionally) because it seems like no matter what I'm going through, whoever I'm talking to seems to have a...
    Elexxa Elexxa 22-25, T 1 Response Jan 29

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    Tonight in solitude I sit. Desiring a touch that only a true lover can bring to me. Someone's who's touch drives me wild with unbridled desire. A breath on my neck a subtle kiss...
    Havegreatfriends Havegreatfriends 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 29

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    Exhale The hallowed parts of my heart Held tight by silk webs stretched across The liquid movement My feet don't touch the floor Tilting room Spinning slowly Almost wouldn't...
    Angelofthesilence Angelofthesilence 31-35, F Jan 28

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    I'm a petite girl at a height of barely 5 ft. Sometimes I'd have trouble reaching for stuff. I remember the time I was with a couple of friends and was trying to reach for...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    Love is like a little child, taking care of a beautiful precious flower; wishing, hoping not to be left alone, ever; watching it closely, making sure the flower won't die on her...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    You know when you're having a really nice dream and you start to wake up? There's a moment when you're in a half dreamlike and half awake state. You have that light, happy feeling...
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    that's lovely you have an opinion... and what makes yours so much more important than my own? What gives you the right to demand I make changes to my behaviour to fall in line...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 36-40, F Jan 27

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    Your beauty is astounding. It holds angelic reverence in a sea of hideous demons. Yet you loathe yourself. The mirror is your enemy, reflecting a million miniscule flaws and...
    Saintlysinner Saintlysinner 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 26