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I Have The Heart Of A Poet

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    I Don't Write Poems, They Escape

    If I sat down to write a poem, it would be bad. It's when I have to get up to let a poem out that it's good. One ray, a glimpse of sun through clouds, a word, or a brief thought, and I know there is a whole poem needing to be written. That's how they arrive, unbidden, just...
    Fullcircle Fullcircle 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 7, 2011

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    Am Hurting

    A poem is my company in solitude Making rhymes at its magnitude Right now, I made some verses To show the  depth of my feelings in phrases I shouldn't be jealous I must be conscious. Why do I feel this way When I have no right to sense it Any single day? I thought I have...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2010

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    Goddess

    Goddesses are beautiful. Have you meet  real goddesses? They are positive and attractive. Power to the goddesses around the world. Do you know who any goddesses that you are obsessed about?
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F May 18, 2011

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    It's in a jar in the study.

    I won't tell you which one in case you want it for yourself.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2014

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    Away

    Rainbowcolors offsetto bluewhile coming frombroken lightRainbowcolors upsetby drops like dewcried byclouds in flightRainbowcolors' treasona washed huestill retreatingout of sightRainbowsadly dreamingof you leavingfollowingI just might...
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 51-55, M 8 Responses May 18, 2011

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    When golden hearts combine

    GOLDEN HEARTS I can feel something strange but wonderful happening  A sweet happiness is awakening my soul. My cold heart is warming up again,  it's tattered bliss will surely mend. I was afraid I had lost myself but, It's come alive  and feels regenerized... Oh God don't let...
    RavensHeart RavensHeart 36-40, F Jan 7, 2013

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    Lead

    If I had an unbroken heart What manner of things to me do you think it would say Would it be as the chords upon a violin mournfully woven Of what mysteries and secrets would heavenly harp thus play To make it out of this life full of treachery Undamaged though I never shall know...
    vsethbreding vsethbreding 26-30, M May 28, 2013

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    Poetic Comparison

    If you were a wild flower, I will be a morning dew So I can kiss you every morning Hence, you'll keep on blooming If your love were time I will never miss every second Every minute means you're mine In every hour, our bodies rhyme If your embrace were a song I will never...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2010

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    Untitled

    Arrival. Awkward. Silence. From the beginning. However:, on the way out, a warm embrace interpreted as a deep outward emotion. Leaving me, Reassured
    sugarloaf123 sugarloaf123 22-25, F Mar 31, 2011

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    Distant Meeting

    Can thoughts meet when we cannot?Can they touch and greet?Can your heart unite with mineAnd synchronise its beat? Can minds speak across the miles,Can they search and seek?Can you hope your way to meAnd harmonise and meet? Perhaps we’re weak and cannot knowHow much our...
    Fullcircle Fullcircle 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    Maybe

    Laugher is interesting.Laugher is amusing.Laugher is amazing.Laugher is fun.Laugher brights up the room.Laugher makes you feel young.So laugh.I did a lot of laughing tonight.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F Mar 7, 2011

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    Gibberish In A Rhyme...

    I once wasbut now I amOnce I wasand I still amnot the sameas the one that camebefore my nowmy very lifeNow knowingtruths untoldKnowing nowlies unfoldStill the sameas the ones that cameso long agoThe thread of lifeMy soul laid bareCuts like a knifeMy mind's aflareFor a pittanceNo...
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 51-55, M 3 Responses May 17, 2011

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    This one is about killing someone you love, and the thought process that runs through your mind. Trying to get into the mind of a murderer is hard work, though. The Bliss of...
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    Cadair Idris “The Seat of Idris”. Idris was said to be a giant who used the mountain as a seat to gaze at the stars. Locals claim the mountain is haunted..the saying goes that...
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    Really getting tired of getting my heart broken. And just when I get my heart broken you get dived in on by cam girls, african dating scams, liars, etc. It really can make you...
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    Ever since my first heart break in 2012 I've been making everyone else suffer for what that idiot has done to me. Pushing everyone away , not trusting , thinking everyone's going...
    timav timav 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    The patriotic song sang by the melodious voice of the Hon'ble Lata Mangeswar ' Aye mere watan ke logo' being played on every National day in India. This song had gifted Hon'ble...
    rajchkraborty rajchkraborty 46-50, M Feb 15

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    life is a choice. who ever is breathing they can take why did I thought death was the answer? why did I pray for God to destroy this world? thinking death was the answer. well my...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M Feb 13

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    This isn't quite poetry, but has a poetic feel to it I think You never tell this person but they are the thing that lights up your day they are the single star in the dark night...
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    ~The personal heart of a soulIs not the personal heart of a person. The heart is what loves that of which is around you. My heart is why i love you. Many people say " you have to...
    honeydew124991 honeydew124991 16-17, F Feb 15

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    Some old school romance for Valentine's Day ;) And there she sat this lady fair, Within her castle walls Wounded by the heart, betrayed The pain so piercing, strong Tears...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    the beast attacks as its oft to do the darkness with it brings sucking life from all in its path unfurling its damaging wings upon these wings it bears all ills to drop upon those...
    Chrye Chrye 51-55, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    i m left with no heart now. i gave mine to her and she left with it
    mannankaur3 mannankaur3 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    Another Goodbye ButterflyI wish she wasn't so upset,when she left me,mad as she was when she left,but it's the only way she knows how leave me,believe me,I know the type,so...
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Feb 15

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    ~ I ~ I am of the mermaid kin feeling like an alien you looking right at me you looking right through me you listen to my words i talk and say it all from my heart...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Feb 18

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    For Dear Noah, the true meaning of love and bless for me O' Thee blow your magnificent horn, arise for the poetry of which i reborn, arise for the sanity i see in those green...
    ElliasA ElliasA 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    H O P E There once was a women Who was filled with hope and hate Although she had hate in her broken crystal heart, she still had H O P E Why? Because she had an angle on the way...
    punchbunny punchbunny 13-15, F Feb 4

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    I need to write more poetry !! Need inspiration
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I toured the world with rock bands, not on stage, but as one of the crew (a 'Roadie'). At a gig in Connecticut (I'm from the UK), I caught the eye of a girl in the auditorium...
    dooskybrady dooskybrady 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    When I love it's in pure form Sometimes it's never spoken sometimes it's never worn I am falling towards the ground When I fall will it make a sound? I'm not used to such emotions...
    raylondon27 raylondon27 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    If there's a gun and a bullet laying near your feet would you pick them up, load the gun and pull the trigger? On this beating heart would you want to see this bleeding heart with...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    You're so far away,yet close to my heartMiles separate us from being togetherDistance is an obstacle that stands in our wayMay my kisses I blow into the windFind a place upon your...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Was tired of being sad,can barely stand Tired of getting mad of hiding my deppression as I forced smiles and pretend to laugh behide torn skin wore my scars as a protective mask...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    "A feeling of Contentment" by Angelicpixie Oh, how I welcome the mental ease The pure pleasure of.. just..having.. nothing pressing The fulfillment and depth of "I Am" This...
    angelicpixie angelicpixie 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    The wickedness came slowly but with perseverance, It slid into the cracks of the hearts, minds and souls, It promised great protection and safety, It spoke softly and with a...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    What can make an average person turn poet? Yes, even the most cynical, unromantic people will find themselves yielding under the influence of love. We say things and do things that...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    You caressed my mind like a child stroking a puppy; tender yet guarded in your excitement. I felt your lips upon mine, the kiss I had waited a lifetime to receive. The memory...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Tonight, my roommate and I heart attacked him and his roommates. Then he came over and hung out for a couple hours. He's different than the last guy I liked, quiet, sweet, awkward...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    It would be nice to find a girl that I could treat as a princess. The longer it takes and the more times I get my heart broken the harder it is to not be jaded.
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M 5 hrs ago

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    I don't even know where to begin. My husband was my first relationship, I never felt such connection with anybody. We clicked instantly it was almost too cheesy. We both turned our...
    theeverewhereist theeverewhereist 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I've been married for 39 years to a girl I met in high school. We married because she was going to have a baby...I dd the responsible thing at the time. We lost the baby at 6...
    linkbelt6335 linkbelt6335 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Riddle me this , there once was a boy , he looked at the sky and wondered what the clouds were made of . He asked his mother , she said , son there is nothing but hopes and...
    ImNotRice ImNotRice 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Souless forms circle about me I used to have color and shape Now I am like all the rest Moths to a flame You radiate your light But now I blend into the masses Your smile could...
    Chagrinned Chagrinned 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 8

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    After Three Years(written in my senior year) It feels not so long ago that I first saw you A fine spring afternoon on the school courtyard Our eyes locked, happiness framing our...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 1 Response Feb 16

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    You read to become all knowledgeable But you never read yourself You read so many books to know it all, yet fail to ever read your heart at all. You run to enter temples and...
    Rightherenow Rightherenow 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 16