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I Generally Express Myself Through Poetry

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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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    There's something about him that I've always admired. Something that has always drawn me to him, even now. His strength. His passion. His curiosity, his thirst for knowledge. For...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    You are looking into my eyes, and in that instant, your gaze is so intent that everything else melts away. There is no sound other than your breathing, my heart pounding in my...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 26-30, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    A tortured soul lays encased in its self imposed prison, bars made from decaying flesh and bad decisions. Darkness seeps through every pore, blackening the heart which sits at the...
    Superficialsaint Superficialsaint 26-30, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Its intriguing how one may do their best to convince another they like them, yet every time you plan to do something with some person, something unexpected comes up. That day, or...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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 a week 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 a week ago

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    I've always been able to better express my thoughts or feelings through written words rather than spoken words. For some reason when it comes to speaking about myself, I find that...
    bonesxposed bonesxposed 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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'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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    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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    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 a week 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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    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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    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 Sep 12

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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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    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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    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, 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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    There isn't a day that passes by without me writing I started back in high school I never really trusted people with my secrets or problems I was having so I started writing I...
    TheFusmicster TheFusmicster 22-25, F 1 Response 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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    Watching from the inside, behind a mask That never leaves my soul Trying to remain on this happy heart I cherish The moments where it just is and will be Endeavour to bring me to...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 11

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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 6 days 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 2 days ago

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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 day 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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    if one could see beauty through eyes of the blind they would see not with their eyes but with what they could feel beauty would be emotions that we could only caress with our...
    lotophagi lotophagi 31-35 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I guess I wonder if anyone else feels this A struggle on the inside If anyone else wanders, broken inside. Picking up the shattered pieces with their cold battered hands. I wonder...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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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 day 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 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Life is trivial. Love is disconcerting. I'm strangled by bleak desires of intimacy Driven by the refuge in potential Ripped papers are scattered throughout While sanity is being...
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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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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    Common since my youth It has not changed with age Men believing they love me Truly deep as if it's fate I think the truth revealed It's just them seeing a reflection Through my...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 29

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    A fight ... No a war A war of words takes place when two people or multiple people argue. Each trying to prove their point and show that they are right and all they say is just...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 29

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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