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I Have The Heart Of A Poet

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 139 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    Developed a heart disease and had to stop playing softball which dropped my scholarship to college. If I don't get the expensive surgery I'll die from heart failure or drowning in...
    CaliArs CaliArs 18-21, F Dec 13

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    It's so easy to explain pain when you have a certain underlying condition. Either you say throbbing, shooting, radiating... And so on.. But how can you describe that pain when...
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My bf use to cuddle with, kiss me , and hug me ever chance he got. Now I have to go to him for a hug, kiss, or to cuddle. He doesn't want to cuddle anymore he gives me an excuses...
    Butterflywings1987 Butterflywings1987 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    Inspired to write of better times when the love he needs is real The mind that thought of everything began to make a deal If I change the now to then I can be happy here And...
    ProfessorDrew ProfessorDrew 51-55, M 1 hr ago

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    : What would you name your future daughter? oooh well I have a few in mind, but I'll share one which Lyla 2: Do you miss anyone? not right this moment. But maybe soon. 3...
    wonderland63893 wonderland63893 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    I don't claim to be a poet, though I sometimes write poetry, albeit poorly. I write what happens to be in, or pouring from, my heart and soul. This is for, to, and about, my best...
    waterbaby79 waterbaby79 31-35, F Dec 14

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    amid the broken rubble of my heart I try and piece it back together bit by bit and part by part but there she is again to tear it asunder the demon of my dreams pulling me under...
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Write poetry has helped me process a lot of my feelings that I tend to suppress, especially since I'm more of an introvert. One of my favorite poems I wrote so far about a guy I...
    cburton815 cburton815 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    Shout out to my cheesy poetry Dear Soulmate I think of you nearly every night I picture our hands intertwined And you lips meeting mine I picture of the places we'll go And the...
    phoenixpheathers phoenixpheathers 13-15, F Nov 29

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    Why Judge While we focus on the exterior part We miss the most important thing, what’s within our heart. And what is it what you know, to judge me? To talk about my poetry...
    vampirish0110 vampirish0110 46-50, F Dec 5

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    Reflecting on Summer i'm sitting among the tangled roots of an old mountain pine….its trunk serves me well as a backrest as i look out over the cliff watching a mountain stream...
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 15

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    Holy doolie what a crap day! I would love to know when grieving stops! I thought things were getting much better. Have been feeling generally so much better. It's the holidays...
    willbefreeiwill willbefreeiwill 36-40, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I had just turned 20 and I had been living with my first love for a year and a half, a handsome, charming man who abused me physically and emotionally. One day when he'd been...
    Brainyblonde Brainyblonde 66-70, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    she broke my heart I broke her boyfriend's face .
    prabhunaidu14 prabhunaidu14 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    sorrow poisoned moon chained misery and grief stabbed and bleeding heartbreak is like walking death behind dim desolate Tear Stained eyes, no light shines no joy exists, kissed...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 3 Responses Dec 10

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    It happned again today morning. My Boss was completly out of control shouted like hell with his maximum volume. told me " F u k off". told many things which are not suitable in...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I have five male best friends that get and understand me as an A type personality type manly man as they know me to be. But I have no lady in my life that truly knows the whole on...
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M 52 mins ago

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    My mind got twisted in the hidden meanings of the words that you speak I could hear what your heart is saying as my own feels so weak. My eyes wonder as slowly I catch the...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    first off i'm not looking for attention i'm looking for a way out of heart break and any suggestions are ok. i messed up when i moved away from my boyfriend of 3 yrs (fiancee for...
    beautifuldisaster1206 beautifuldisaster1206 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    The words were never left unspoken, destiny was not ours to share in unity, the knowledge of hearts ending up broken, did not stop us from defying destiny. Our Destiny For a...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M Nov 28

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    "winters heart" darkness withers the heart but for some that thrill is life itself unseasonal to her tenderness but she is drawn to it to her mind it was the tempest she sought a...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Dec 2

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    I know my poetry is lame 🙈but whatever Dear father, dad, daddy, the big cheese, Michael, pop, traitor, daddy-yo, Old man, pappy, male equivalent of my mother I remember when...
    tolii tolii 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    Lately, I've fallen in love with the form known as haiku. I've not written poetry in over 20 years, but sometimes I want to start again. So, here goes. I found her at dawn. My...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M Dec 8

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    ~SHE~ She's got personality in her profile, Golden eyes and a diamond smile. If looks could kill, she'd be in a cell, a genuine sweet southern belle. She will wrench your...
    Femininewiles Femininewiles 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    A mutual song writer/poet just brought up an interesting thought that is extremely resonating. The fact that he wrote very few songs last year compared to previous years. This year...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F Dec 19

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    I don't normally post my poetry on here, but this one was too personal to share with my friends, and I had to show someone. Enchanted ----------- Elicited by music Accompanied by...
    DeadPoetManifesto DeadPoetManifesto 16-17, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    You and I were the little The smallest minority Believing in a future Without an authority We were the sun and the moon Creating our own eclipse Watching as the earth went dark...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    A letter- by A. Leek I decided that it's about time to just focus on me. To love myself unconditionally. I've not only neglected but I have been so abusive to myself. I have put...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Dec 1

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    An old poem of mine..might make a song of it.. Tantricity In your deep and velvet eyes I fell.. so long..that nothing mattered but your touch...
    pryzmcat pryzmcat 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Let It All Go by Josephwrites Words unspoken Bring hearts broken Unwilling to give Not sure how to live Turn fast away And your heart you'll betray Such bountiful treasure Once...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 7

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    You don't harbour my love anymore My heart is lost in the storm Baby let me come back home I'm lost alone in the cold I've never felt more at home in your arms I've never felt...
    brokenandtwisted brokenandtwisted 22-25, F Dec 8

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    locked forever in a silent scream my heart is a shallow grave where my lost love sleeps always with me like a breath lingering in the curtains following like a white and pale gray...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    Posting Poems and Rhymes I've been learning recently how little interest there is on Ep for poetry and rhymes. Writing this kind of thing is not a mainstream activity at the best...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Dec 13

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    The Light You Bring – A Song of Love for Chanukah_____ In this night, I will be with you, as I light the candles for this special eve, my heart rejoices in the light you bring...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    MY DREAM FOEVER SHINES UPON YOUR MOVEMENT IN TIME MY LOVE FOREVER SHADOWS YOUR SHAKING, SHATTERING GROUND "I AM NEVER ALONE, I AM NEVER HELPLESS" I AM ALWAYS HERE I AM...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago