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I Generally Express Myself Through Poetry

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    As an introvert, I have always struggled with getting my thoughts out by voicing them out loud, so instead I write them down. When I first began suffering from feelings of...
    rlc91 rlc91 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 24

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    ( Short story: Prologue) My last hope Everything stops. Times stands still. There he lies on the cold ground. Here I’m standing just staring down as death whispers on the end...
    TweDee TweDee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have the app Wattpad and I'm writing like several books because I just have so many ideas and things that I want to write about. I try to include them all in one book but I can't...
    kkkkbieber kkkkbieber 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    It's the best way I know how. To do it verbally is often times as hard as pulling teeth. When I write, however, the words come easily, and I'm able to express myself well. :)
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Mar 25

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    I love to express myself with the simplicity of words. They take you on adventures, its wonderful. I love writing stories and poems and other things. They're all so fun to make...
    XOasis XOasis 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I tend to reveal more about myself through writing than anything else. I am not one who can easily converse with strangers and I keep a lot to myself, but never when I write.
    Thatredheadchick Thatredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Even when I do talk it just confuses people. Or they don't listen. Why bother people when I can confide in a piece of paper? This question comes from both sides of a half-hearted...
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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    I am a poet, nothing more to say about me, livin life, bein bad, runnin wild, crazy and free. Everything i go through big or small, i write in a small black journal laying on my...
    peabophile peabophile 18-21, M Apr 7

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    The Silent One How do one describe as being normal. Is it to do and act what others think is normal? Or so what people think is normal. I am nothing but a normal to you. You see...
    lifeisbeautiful7 lifeisbeautiful7 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I write this tonight as it flows through my fingertips once more. It so awesome to be given a gift to write specifically revealing my thought to you. See, its something i have...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    My birthday came and went without fanfare on Valentine's Day. Yes, I am a year older 57. While part of me feels young, my body still feels sluggish. I bought myself a new...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    My Grandfather's Chair During the Civil Rights Movement, my siblings and I had few opportunities to experience Roosevelt Leon Walker, Jr., my father. As a young child, I settled...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I sometimes find myself lost and confused w/ life not understanding what to do because of the "norm" that we as people put for ourselves. I too am guilty of portraying and acting...
    Sdm2987 Sdm2987 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    The more I write, the easier it is to string thoughts together in conversation also. I find myself telling my usual stories in new ways and you know that us older guys have stories...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M Mar 26

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    I hate myself. I want you to know. I hate myself. Like everyone else. I try my best. But I don't belong here. I'm a loser. I don't belong here. I like to pretend. That I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 4

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    After glow My body is a warm pool of melted wax. Soft, pliable completely relaxed. My lover has satiated our hunger for each other. A wild frenzy, hearts open, hands exploring...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I look in the mirror. I recognize that woman looking back at me but I don't know her any more. These patterns are short term solutions...the band-aid on the bullet hole. Filling a...
    secretsnvrtobetold secretsnvrtobetold 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Some days I want to be important Other days I want to be average To stand out To fit in To be the extraordinary story To live an ordinary life To be beautiful To believe I'm...
    syltutu syltutu 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I cannot walk away Completely Do I give myself Too freely Why am I bound By invisible ties My heart leaps yet My mind sees the lies So sweetly I will listen That pain is never...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I came here looking for one thing and then it turned into something different. I started to read ,witch made me feel.Then I found myself caring. Was simple at first, now I am...
    over1002 over1002 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    Walk through fire Jump the break Test your will This is not fake Standards set Your will dissolves I knew it would This door revolves Biting at obscure rules So opaque Your lust...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    God lit the candle, Ignited the flame of Life destined to burn. A church full of candles. From a far a blazing fire of Life. Look closer, Each flame began a glimmering hope. See...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 29

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    He said my anger was very scary. He's seen it. He knows. He said he's not scared for himself, but he's afraid for what I can do. What will I do to those around me who love me? What...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F Mar 29

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    I feel like something bad is going to happen in my life, the devil is slowly creeping hisself into it and I feel like there's nothing I can do but go through the waves and let fate...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I found myself in that hollowed out place, following dirt roads, getting lost. At noon it felt dark, as if light had been sucked out intentionally by large hovering monoliths, and...
    rainbowrsn1 rainbowrsn1 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    High school washrooms haven't changed at all since I walked through the halls. Why does the face in the mirror look so different ?
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Naked and Scarred They found her on the mountains, a most unusual looking creature. She was wandering alone. Searching for something they think, singing or humming a strange tune...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 2

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    Although her teeth are missing, her lips look tired, her body seems like a huge obstacle of her life, and her face is hiding behind an old shadow of her own, wrinkled in time, I...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    I am under 3 blankets I am cold. My skin runs goosebumps in a ripple up my body when I change positions. I move around less now because my body feels heavy and I let it sink into...
    VakreLivet VakreLivet 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    My forever came too late. Tears flow down my face, a river of sadness marking the desert of my skin. A heavy sadness is nesting in my heart. Though our love is the kind that is...
    Missjayne1 Missjayne1 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I keep trying to write a blog, but I'm not sure what to write about. I've tried hockey, short stories, and the mafia. I need ideas, maybe a goal I can accomplish and write about. I...
    BengaliEyes BengaliEyes 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have no one to vent to so writing is my only source :-)
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I can't sleep... I have all these thoughts in my head. I thought I had pregnancy symptoms. I've been feeling nausea on and off, runny nose, occasional heartburn.. And I even...
    Becomingme4 Becomingme4 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Don't you dare to hurt a child or a woman. Ever! EVER!
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I either know or I'm not interested. If I'm interested then I know. The rest? Don't mind not to know. :-)
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Mar 20

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    Wrists bound loosely behind the back but tight enough. Kneeling amusingly yet submitted. Commanding fingers comb hairs to knot the grip. A hand gently scans shoulders and lavish...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 6 Responses Mar 20

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    Repetition is a powerful tool. Use it carefully! Good or Bad. Good - To remember things you don't want to forget; Bad-To use it for doing a bad thing where "Repetition" takes...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F Mar 20

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    Fear my smile It will draw you close Letting you feel the warmth Making you feel happiness Fear my eyes They show too much Giving my feelings away Sealing our connection Fear my...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Draw a circle around me Fill it with more More friends' More lovers More acquaintances More strangers More loneliness More frustration More lust More anger More distance More space...
    ShakeyJake68 ShakeyJake68 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    We looked at each other in a speed of thought. I saw your thinking when your eyes met mine. I felt your message and your reply you gave me in return. It was all written on a...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    People see in there eyes That the finish line is the end once you cross it that's it, your done. In my eyes though the finish line is the beginning of something new another road...
    TweDee TweDee 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    What a gift I was given to have a helium heart. Dancing down on the earth is such fun. Then the chosen release. Wishing to be caught to dance again. A wild turbulent ride to the...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 22

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