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I Generally Express Myself Through Poetry

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Of Finding My Self

    Who do i wake up for? for my kids. For my parents, For my work. for my friends. for strangers. For my dreams. im still wearing a broken heart. No one has fixed it yet and i am trying fix it myself too. I must explore life. I should stop confining myself with my work and my home...
    GingerBelle GingerBelle 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2010

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    My Lost Dragon

    I met and fall in love with a man in the internet. It was beautiful. It was true love. He was a married man with a child. He lead a happy with his wife and son, until we met.  He had set this small window in the internet to let me see the beauty on the side of his world . He...
    GingerBelle GingerBelle 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2010

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    The Loss Of Christmas

    Every year around this time, billions of adults and childrens experience the joy of christmas. I loved christmas and the whole meening of baby jesus and this was the day of his birth, but i honestly loved santa even more. Now at the age that i am still young, i just lost all of...
    hlryan hlryan 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    Music And Love

    Ive never been in love. Personally i don't think i will ever be. It like I'm the opposite of a magnet. An anti boy machine to speak. I cant flirt but i don exactly want to. I'm not going to chase boys, if love wants to prove to me that it exist then it can come and find me. So...
    hlryan hlryan 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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    Poem I Wrote, to Whom It May Concern

    To whom it may concern I'm not writing this for you, I'm writing this for me, to let out all the sadness and pain, that other people cannot see, most people think I'm dumb, but they just don't care enough, to see through me, they think I'm OK, but really I'm not, they...
    xxbrokendownxx xxbrokendownxx 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    Misunderstanding

    I knew right when i entered high school i wasn't going to fit in. My brother being a hard headed jock and me being an inspiring artist, we seemed to but heads a lot. His friends would constantly pick on me in the hall ways (it didn't help my brother is a senior) I know they didn...
    hlryan hlryan 22-25, F Dec 2, 2011

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    I may not be any good at writting poetry but I love to write it anyways. When every you are upset about life, school or whatever just write.
    lynnz10 lynnz10 16-17 Jun 28, 2008

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    Lifes Journey

    During my life journey on this planet I shall start each day with these affirmations: I am capable. I am worthwhile. I am beautiful. I am lovable. I shall accept both my strengths and my weaknesses for they are me. I shall never again believe the "lie"...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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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 Jan 22

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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 Jan 21

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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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    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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    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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    It has been too long since I hung upside down on a tree branch. Too long since I stared into eyes driven wild by desire Too long since I looked for shapes in the clouds Too long...
    Funequalsfun Funequalsfun 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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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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    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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    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 Jan 21

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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 6 days ago

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    Search - My rant is for no one and for everyone. Why do we leave our close ones and come online? Is it to escape reality or to find another reality? Online or offline - are these...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Self Reflections My skin is not a tough armor, its too thin and easily broken. The air i am inhaling is attenuating with each gasp for breath. My shins are quivering and small...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    "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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    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 18-21, F Jan 9

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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 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 18-21, F Jan 11

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    Body aching, head pounding, but my body doesn't care. All I want is more pleasure. I think I would literally kill myself having sex...I have a hard time telling my pus.sy, "No!"
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Lying on the beach in Cape Cod...the rocks were so beautiful. A rainbow of colors so unlike the brown and black sand on the Gulf of Mexico. I picked through handful after handful...
    Funequalsfun Funequalsfun 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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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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    Very short poem: 'Note to self' There's something so ****** up about the 'ever creeping, but never confident enough in a million years to ever rear its head' presence of suicide...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M Jan 18

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    I have the sun hidden in a secret pocket. I don't let everyone see it. I keep it to myself most days because I discovered early on in life that most people don't actually love the...
    Funequalsfun Funequalsfun 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    My sanity is trapped under the winter ice In vain I stare into the thickness Hoping, through pure will, to make cracks appear Luckily the sunshine on my face reminds me that...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    there comes a time you have to admit you are wrong. That time came for me recently. As far as I can tell, I screwed up. Royally. I said things that I cannot take back. Did things...
    AceWarbringer AceWarbringer 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    i'm cureently writing a story on a blog, it's a way to put down every doubt about life and try to face it, it's easier to see things through writing because you tell yourself i'm...
    SabiDarrio SabiDarrio 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    i knew you would not catch me still i let myself falling for you
    snowinNov snowinNov 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    No strings attached Yet you make my body writhe with pleasure No fingers touch Yet you make my throat scream your name No breath upon my skin Yet your words echo for days in my...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    Trapped between the hands of moonsongAnd morning, he chose his toil.Ploughing furrows, and scattering deepHis seed into a fertile soil,He knew the meadow all too well.And in...
    Bobhoglin Bobhoglin 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Too many questions in my mind. It feels as if it will implode upon itself. How much longer can I hold the dam from breaking? I feel so tired, so weak. I detect a crack...
    serendipity65 serendipity65 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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     A young Bette Davis...oil on canvas by Dayvee Second attempt!..expression's not as easy as I thought!No sigh, no whisper from her saccharine lipsTo suppress the...
    Bobhoglin Bobhoglin 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    There is a method that lets others hear you without seeing you open your mouth. It's called writing :)
    sweetcolors123 sweetcolors123 13-15, F Jan 4

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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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    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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    Bernard Jordan...what a guy!!! What an inspiration!!!! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2898879/Farewell-Great-Escaper-Bernard-Jordan-dies-aged-90.html
    Bobhoglin Bobhoglin 46-50, M Jan 6

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    I have been VERY SELFISH... shame on me.. gomene
    FallingWind FallingWind 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    My heart... I hold it on MY hands. I look around and I see shards at my feet. Why do I keep giving it back to you?
    serendipity65 serendipity65 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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