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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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    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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    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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    It won't take a day to find Him, maybe not even a week But it will take all I got if He is the One I seek For on my way to Him, I thought I was already saved But I watched my faith...
    infinitexhope infinitexhope 22-25, F Sep 3

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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
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10

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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 1 hr ago

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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...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I'm very bad at expressing my feelings. I used to take all my frustruations out by writing a diary only to have my privacy invaded. I'll always regret what I wrote. Anyways it's...
    setmefree287 setmefree287 26-30, F Aug 31

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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 1 day ago

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    First thing in the morning, in that dreamy half asleep state, the sun bursting through the window creating a beautiful haze. You trace your fingers up my spine and I lose all sense...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I am crying as I write this, My thoughts flow through my tears. Each stain on the page where a tear falls, Mapping out the anguish and agony inside. Your words hurt. They burn...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 26-30, F 1 hr 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 1 day ago

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    We are battered and bruised, but we are not broken. You find friends along the way, and love. People who will give you a hug and a hand when you need it and love you for you...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M Aug 30

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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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    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 6 days ago

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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 2 Responses Aug 28

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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 6 days ago

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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 2 Responses Aug 25

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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 4 Responses Aug 27

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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 a week ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 Aug 29

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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 3 days ago

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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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    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 5 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 Aug 27

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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 a week ago

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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" Animal noises and...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M