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    Forbidden Love

    Forbidden Love Could this be love or infatuation? I'm feeling right now or just illusion My heart beats faster day by day Seeing you around I feel okay I'm sure its love I'm feeling right now But family and friends will not allow Because you are but forbidden love And...
    frustratedlady frustratedlady 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 2, 2008

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    Lost Soul At first glance,

    an innocent face, smile of an angel, eyes of blue Heart of gold, a life to hold. How I have fooled you all The ability to light up a room but never a soul. Second glance it all changed Dark, cold , lost, nothing to hold Tears of anger, heart of envy How could this be this...
    lover4life33 lover4life33 31-35, F Mar 14

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    "Follow My Lead" She Said...

    "I Will Break You" She Said...Born to heart To love in mind She took me there Laid me down Showed me truth I had control..."You Do" She Said...  Born in mind To love from heart She kissed me there Showed me truth I felt strong..."You Are" She Said...  Torn from heart Shattered...
    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 13 Responses Oct 30, 2010

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    "'I Am Cherry Alive', the Little Girl Sang"

    A friend gave this poem to me when I was experiencing a crisis of existential creativity. :) He didn't share the author's name. Do you know it? Enjoy!   "I am cherry alive," the little girl sang, Each morning I am something new:   I am apple, I...
    RubyTewes RubyTewes 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 23, 2008

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    I Didn't Write It, But It Brought Tears To My Eyes!

    It's actually an Arabic poem, (I'm Arabian, and I speak both Arabic and English), words are so powerful I had to translate this so you guys could understand. It's called "Seasons that have nothing to do with the four seasons...
    SourPire SourPire 18-21, M 11 Responses Mar 2, 2011

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    Past Vs Present

                                               The Past Never again, shall I let it rain upon my face, it always left me in all too familiar place. Never again, it all was you ever did, you bent me till I broke, on the tears I was left...
    MiracleWhipTrickster MiracleWhipTrickster 18-21, M 7 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    Advice Of The Inner You

      ADVICE OF THE INNER YOU                                         ...
    wishing1well wishing1well 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    The Beach

    I lay on the sand bed beside the Red Sun The winds blowing past me caress me The waves cover my body I lay on the lap of the earth Breaking the shackles of the evil I lay on the sand as fetus in his mothers womb As the red sun fills me up with inner light The winds that caress...
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 30, 2012

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    A cold world longing

    for a touch of spring. The snow covered grass, the ever chill breeze. The winter is tired, the birds must sing. The beauty of new life will kill the freeze. A young girl rests in the autumn leaves. The summer is gone, been taken from grace. The cold winter comes, her...
    Alexthehuman Alexthehuman 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    Save me from myself Does it feel good,

    calling her a freak? Do you realize, It makes her feel weak. I hope your happy, With yourself, Because she's at home, Going through hell. She sits in her room, Tears down her face, All you ever say, Is she's a waste of space. She pulls out a razor, Wanting it to end. All...
    Secretdiary92 Secretdiary92 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Demons~ Demons are those

    who act like people but they have no soul. Demons are those you were your friends but they betrayed you at the end Demons are never there to help you win battles Demons love to see people cry and suffer Demons love to see death and loves to commit murder Demons are...
    XxDarkBeautyxX XxDarkBeautyxX 13-15, F Dec 24, 2013

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    Second original poem

    that I wrote for a class I took recently. I explore the Houston Methodist Hospital core values, and my interpretation of their I.C.A.R.E system of service. All physicians that have privileges at Houston Methodist Hospital are required to adhere to the I CARE values.Integrity:"We...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 May 12

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    Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Whose

    woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village, though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the woods and frozen lake The darkest evening of the...
    Vladtheimpaler69 Vladtheimpaler69 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Four Leaf Clover Poem I know a place

    where the sun is like gold, And the cherry blooms burst with snow, And down underneath is the loveliest nook, Where the four-leaf clovers grow. One leaf is for HOPE, and one is for FAITH, And one is for LOVE, you know, And GOD put another in for LUCK -- If you search, you...
    chocomochalate chocomochalate 26-30, F Sep 4

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    first experience writing a poem

    so please don't be to brutal I don't have a name for it yet either xxx I stare out my window painless numb only to your love could I ever succumb now you gone it's asif you were never real a throbbing heart crushed is all i feel my memory keeps you alive keeps me sane it's the...
    Gem1206 Gem1206 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    My second poem let me know what you think

    thanks xxxx Bodies intertwining laying on the floor my partner said he loves me i believe nomore The time has come for reckoning my time to leave My love for him was over though two children I conceived he said he loved me which I thought true Until I caught him...
    Gem1206 Gem1206 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    My Attempt, As A Remarkable Poetic Mind... Who I Feel Is Not So Remarkable On Paper.

    I don't spend a lot of time writing poems. In fact... I never write poems. poetry is not my thing. But then stumbled upon this group, and sat rhyming for maybe five minutes. consider this my challenge for myself. I don't have a title, I don't have a meaning, I have terrible...
    LeeDude LeeDude 22-25 5 Responses Nov 29, 2010

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    Home

    There is a place that I call my home,  There is a place that time passes by...Where the floors carry our souls,  Where the windows beckon the light,This is a place where I don't feel alone...Where the walls echo our song,  Where pictures of you still fill my mind,This is a...
    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 8 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Something I Wrote For Her...

    -Reflection- Your presence is a gift For which I appreciate so much Meaning the life I continue to have with you Is a present for me each and everyday With that being said That's why this love still seems surprising Because of what is known And because of what is "to be...
    bigBadBEAR12 bigBadBEAR12 31-35, M Nov 12, 2013

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    You

    There is a doorA door that you can only go through when your readyIts not lockedbut its not unlockedIt waits for youIt calls for youand it crys for youThis door is strange but goodIt wishes for your happinessit wishes for your well beingIt wished for your lifeAnd when that door...
    Astelmarie Astelmarie 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2011

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    Untitled I was falling with no wings to

    fly Nothing to catch me as time went by Ground below, Space all around There was no safety net for me to be found Than you came with surprise You opened the door Shed light for my eyes You showed me love and ways to survive I had tears of joy running from my eyes You...
    lover4life33 lover4life33 31-35, F Mar 14

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    I wrote this about someone

    but also applies to me Detrimentally unstable Unconsciously addicted to happiness Most certainly unable To grasp that height ness The world crumbles slowly Trapped in darkness Contemplating your escape Exhaustion appears And there's no one near The thoughts flow...
    Mistol Mistol 26-30, F Dec 19, 2013

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    The cold truth slips out of drunken lips.

    Boundaries seemed boundless, crumbling with the echo throughout. Moments shatter so bright, and fade from your mind like eyes adjusting to the dark. A dream upon waking, life upon sleeping. We are disconnected, or can be. Losing yourself is easy, and it feels so good. You're...
    IvyEstelle IvyEstelle 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Half and Half I much prefer the dawn to the

    twilight. A glass half full, to one that is empty. I prefer a renaissance, to the birth of something new. Love will remain a cheerful butterfly living in the wilds of my imagination. Like a gazelle on endless fields of green, void of predators. In this dawn, I’ll reside...
    calypsomadness calypsomadness 26-30, F Apr 26

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    First of two original poems

    that I wrote for a class I was in that explored the connection between health & the arts by focusing on the Center for Performing Arts Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital and the sponsorships/ professional relationship they have with the arts community including Houston Opera...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 May 12

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    Stepping onto a fresh new path hoping again its

    the right direction. If I choose wrong again ill recommend viewers discretion. Everything has a shiny new feel a picture of promise that I hope is real I can see further into my future than ever before surrounded by love and so much more If disappointment should happen my heart...
    ladyjbug ladyjbug 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 2

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    Nightly Rain

    When it rains at night , I know I'm not alright. Because I think about you, And I can't help but feel blue. Thinking of you gets me low, How I wish it wasn't so. I see your face when I close my eyes, But your always waving goodbye. When it rains at night, I'm wishing you would...
    BlueJay7 BlueJay7 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    My Favorite Of Them All

    She drew a pretty picture, But this picture has a twist Her paintbrush was a razor, And her canvas was her wrist
    inmysecretworld inmysecretworld 16-17, F Nov 8, 2013

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    Its Not My Best Work..

    It hurts. It's not a cut or a bruise. It's a pain deep down in my heart. It makes me want to curl up and vanish.   It brings strong soulful tears to my eyes. It keeps me vulnerable...
    Lauren1726 Lauren1726 18-21 1 Response Oct 11, 2010

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    The Master Of The House

    Master, I am A sTranger to you but will you to hear my  confession? I am a faceless man who lives in the backyard of your house I share your table So heavily heaped with bread, fruit and meat it huffs like a horse drawing a coal cart As the richmans to Lazarus the crumbs...
    kaben kaben 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 8, 2010

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    A Lack Of Substance

    This substance seeps makes my mothers bed makes my father weep stuck in the quick sand unable to move their feet in their heart lies a lion that is feeding on the soul these pressure cracks are waiting around every corner looking for the moment to attack and we foolishly allow do...
    bluesunlight11 bluesunlight11 22-25, F Mar 20, 2013

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    Reason To Live?

    What is the reason to live?To be hurt?To be killed?What is the reason to live?To know pain?To know heart break?What is the reason to live?To feel hate?To feel anguish?What is the reason to live?To smileTo laughto loveto be lovedto make friendsto build bridgesthen break them down...
    Astelmarie Astelmarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    I'm fat, and ugly and sad

    and weak. I'm nothing to them but left over meat. I'm depressed, Why am I still alive? I do nothing but mock and deprive. I have no one to pick me up when I am down. Maybe the best thing for me to do it drown. Maybe I'll burn in the depths of hell. Or maybe hang myself...
    xxstaystrongxx3 xxstaystrongxx3 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I will empty all that I have collected in my

    heart I will violently shake it, till I am sure of its complete emptiness I will seal it in the fire of my will The seal so true, neither light nor darkness could enter My heart will forever remain empty I will look into the eyes of the sun, unblinking Till every image of...
    knightnight100 knightnight100 16-17, M Apr 26

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    Cranky Old Man

    When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, They found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the...
    FairPlayNot FairPlayNot 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2013

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    When i look in the mirror at my tear stained

    face I see no mask what a disgrace so out of place I cant be strong all the time, i cant just pretend im fine im never fine, but that worries mine i try to change think of a new path i try to change a happy life, dont make me laugh
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 23

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    A Letter To My Maker

     Hapless beholder, I am armed With patience, prudence and prayers Though demanding water Of different sort No seed survives Too much water Nor yet too little None sprouts before its time None also delays a second longer The  Street Built to please the eye and subserve the foot...
    kaben kaben 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    “You should know… 

between your legs,

    
lies a garden of 
tulips, 
And I can’t wait to kiss your 
(tu)-lips, 
Water you until wet, 
And lay over you 
like the Sun.” Dean Steed, ”Tulips”
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Poet With Cancer ( A.k.a Mr . Poet)

    I have a friend who is dying of cancer, it is a tragady becuase he is a great person to me. He wrote this this week and i cry when i read it. Broken I need you to read this because sometimes we all fell like life has taken a great big ***** on all of us, but when you see the...
    lonelygirl92 lonelygirl92 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 3, 2009

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    I knew a boy who liked to draw,

    he drew pictures that nobody saw. He was most artistic late at night, in the bathroom out of sight. He kept a secret nobody knew, he didn't tell a soul and his gallery grew. His drawings were different, no paper or pen but needed a bandage now and again. He met this girl...
    HopelessAbandoment HopelessAbandoment 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    It was dark I was on my own Trying to find my

    escape From my reality Walking a dirt trail Not knowing what to do Trying to find answers Tears stream down my cheeks Voices in my head Voices enjoying my misery Voices hearing every thought Voices trying to gain control I reach the end At a railroad track I see the train...
    c00lbeagle c00lbeagle 36-40, F May 2

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    What a waste of human flesh your wearing Your

    eyes are tired I know But believe me I've had tired eyes too You ache in pain from your brain you say Yet you do nothing to stop it Your tearing holes in your skin just so you can cover them up Those scares should be worn as battle scares Your hiding your feelings from the...
    zomaee zomaee 16-17, F 1 Response May 12

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    Heaven

    Heaven cradles my heart with love it is what we should all be thinking of Heaven is lifes ultimate grand prize its rewarded to those who are wise Heaven holds Jesus and all his Glory its time to turn another page in this story Heaven is all my heart can see thank you Jesus...
    LoveIsJesusChrist LoveIsJesusChrist 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2008

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    "Unending Love"

    I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times… In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That you take as a gift, wear round your neck in your many forms, In life after life, in age...
    serenityprayer serenityprayer 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    My Friend Worte This Poem About Me, When We First Met 7 Years Ago!

      CORTNEY WHEN I AM LOST AND CAN'T FIND MY WAY YOU ARE THERE TO SEE ME THROUGH THE DAY WHEN I AM DOWN AND FEELING ALONE, YOU ARE THERE TO HELP ME GO ON WHEN I NEED TO CRY BECAUSE I JUST CAN'T TAKE ANYMORE YOU ARE THERE TO HELP ME SEE THE PERSON I STRIVE TO BE...
    LoveIsJesusChrist LoveIsJesusChrist 31-35, F 4 Responses May 19, 2008

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    Hi guys! Im new on here,

    but it just occurred to me that i could share my poetry with all of you. Thats exciting, right? Well, here goez :) the title is "Children" The night, a heavy darkness Precipitates the moving earth Contrasting, with great starkness Joyous colors and the mirth Of children's...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 2 Responses May 5

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    who am I I look at you,

    you say you are me but I know I am you. We blind each other, making it to dark to see I am you and you are me We walk the same but have a different style We talk the same but speak a different language I fight to be free, you fight to stay, you are always reminding me...
    lover4life33 lover4life33 31-35, F Mar 14

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    This one is titled, "Seconds Saved.

    " What ever happened to the infamous "tick" The sound of passing time Arrested by the newest, the latest, Hands that once rounded an ancient face Are now circled by circuitry Bound by electricity behind a glowing square Incapacitated by laziness What was once symbolic elegance...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Walk Alone...

    This is the english translation of Rabindranath Tagore's song...Ekla Chalo Re (Jodi Tor Dak Shune Keu Na Ase Tobe Ekla Cholo Re)..an inspiring song... If they answer not to thy call walk alone.. If they are afraid and cower mutely facing the wall, O thou unlucky one, open thy...
    starlit11 starlit11 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Hate vs Love Curly hair,

    tiny feet you thought I looked so sweet. You held me once maybe twice but never stayed to give advice You became a father by chance but never a father by choice I looked like you, you never knew You hated her so gave up me, this made it so hard for me to be free. Now you...
    lover4life33 lover4life33 31-35, F Mar 14

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    life to me I want to see

    but I am no ready for what life ma be
    sparky5350 sparky5350 61-65, M Jan 13

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    Away I made up my mind to follow you,

    Yes I made up my mind, But if I made up my mind, Why am I slowing down? I see you fade in the distance, But yet I am still taking my time. The farther you go The slower my steps Now that I see you no more Your footprints lead the way I made up my mind to follow you But I...
    calypsomadness calypsomadness 26-30, F Apr 26

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    Related Experiences

    This is about prophecy in the Christian church. I have been studying some of the popular church practices and comparing them with what's in the Bible, but I also look online to...
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 21