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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, F May 18, 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 26-30, F Mar 7, 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I was born with a small right ventricle that doesn't pump so now I am living with half a heart! Stroke survivor, open heart surgery surviver, 3 major heart surgery survivor.
    Klcataldo Klcataldo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Its funny what you can do in front of a room full of people but can't manage to do in front of one person. Is your opinion really that important? Maybe I'm not shy Maybe my...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I started to have palpitations in mid-December of 13. I thought they might be related to stress as we sold our home in Michigan and moved to Arizona full time. So I waited over a...
    JaneGfromAZ JaneGfromAZ 66-70, F Aug 8

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    Why I can't control my heartIt gives me pain more than happinesswhen you miss someone so much, all you get painjust because you have heartwhen you care/like someone a lot and read...
    sensualromantic sensualromantic 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    "We do too have hearts! don't be mad..." - Demyx
    Movingpicture Movingpicture 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I was diagnosed with GAD 11 years ago, at 13 years old. I didn't even know what that meant. From a young age I've always taken responsibility for my younger brother and sister...
    Myeiaddiction Myeiaddiction 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I feel like...it turn people away...and I love the people who I date but...I can't love just one...and it's not because I'm super horny or anything like that...I just find it...
    Bowviokey Bowviokey 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Shakespeare lover of mine, what inspired you to write pieces that stood the test of time? Did you take a deep breath, look around, and expressed what overflowed in your bosom? How...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Devil in disguise Is all I can hear I try to find the words To describe how I feel A million come to mind Jumbled, scrambled Overwhelming emotion Always attached Our history is...
    greeneyedmomma greeneyedmomma 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Oh dear heavens yes... My poetry is dark as crap. If you ever want poetry that will make you depressed then I've got you covered.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Anyone else like to write poetry?x
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Legends of The Moon and Poetry Written by: Deanna Jaxine Stinson, HPI Etheral Analyzer Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Aug 11

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    every passing hour, i feel the desire in me grow, u make me sick but like a ***** i am on your beckon call i trade blood for bruises a lot less excuses i pop my pills so i don't...
    systemslut systemslut 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    For That He Looked Not upon Her You must not wonder, though you think it strange, To see me hold my louring head so low; And that mine eyes take no delight to range About the...
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    Make me touch you I have to feel your skin Your eyes reflect my desire This is a game no one can win I need you in my arms to keep me sane Touching you will ease my pain Make...
    greeneyedmomma greeneyedmomma 26-30, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Hi! So I've started a new blog about poetry and photography. Would love to get feedback ^>^ http://tartanwolf.wordpress.com/
    TaintedSnowflakes TaintedSnowflakes 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    What the doctor said... By Raymond Carver He said it doesn’t look good he said it looks bad in fact real bad he said I counted thirty-two of them on one lung before I quit...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 5 hrs ago

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    Awake all night, oh master of fright, this thing called sleep is becoming a disease ridden blight, the crops of discord are being sown, people's true faces being shown at long last...
    Zapxbolt Zapxbolt 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Truth often goes unheard, at times spoken not a word, fools that can not bear it will give you the bird, it's a shame they do not care, but ignoring it will lead to despair, for if...
    Zapxbolt Zapxbolt 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Unending Love by Rabindranath Tagore I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times... In life after life, in age after age, forever. My spellbound heart has...
    TheDreamyWoman TheDreamyWoman 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    This is from my old profile: So we had to pick different lines from Transcendentalist poets to write in English. All of mine are from Whitman: A few light kisses, My own breath in...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M Jul 22

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    I was diagnosed with Tachycardia last year at 36 years old. I had never had any heart problems before July 4th 2013. I have however suffered from anxiety and panic attacks since...
    BriniG BriniG 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    Some walked into my heart Some walked out of my heart Some sped through without slowing down Some hurt my heart Some healed my heart Some turned my heart upside down You saw my...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Here is a poem from E.E. Cummings that I thought was nice: ‘i carry your heart’ by E.E. Cummings i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without it...
    Kalena09 Kalena09 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I spoke to him today just to say "Hi" as a friend. He told me he was happily in love. Those words felt like a bullet in my heart, as if my heart had been stabbed to death...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    '1 Heartbeat' Inside the distance of a single heart beat a lifetime of emotion can exist Love's emotion left unspoken has no purpose To serve no purpose is like living...
    therepurposedmale therepurposedmale 61-65, M 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Strengthen your breast plate with iron, young one, learn to be a proper knight. Run wild with your courage, fight until your days are gone. Life is what you make it. My dear, you...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    "gods teeth" brokenhearted but still you took this rusty nail you call a heart and slammed into my head you said you would be a friend to my darkness you said you would break...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Aug 7

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    Standing here, heart unstable Gazing upon the one from my dreams The unthinkable, the unreachable Fate will never happen it seems These dreams are about the perfect girl This...
    blackveilbride1318 blackveilbride1318 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Return Loved Take my heart and keep it well. Its yours to keep as you can tell. When your heart becomes real free. Bring me my heart back to me. Brushes hair away from face...
    KnobbyKnees KnobbyKnees 46-50, M Aug 12

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    To Feel To feel, to feel To want to cry To drown in sadness And never wonder why. To feel, to feel Anger and rage An animal clawing its way out A beast trapped in a cage. To...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been posting about the same topic for a while, and I feel like posting again so I can ventilate as I'm having a terrible morning. Nearly two months ago, my ex-girlfriend broke...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    "Lilt of the Pink Poppy" Small delicate petals stretching up To swing from a chandelier of stars. Although misunderstood from conception, Alive as a pink poppy with all my scars...
    weepingveil weepingveil 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Oh hail rain You give me immense pain I cry out in pain Your drops makes my heart go bdob and i have to admit i write bad poetry
    usernameunavailabletrylater usernameunavailabletrylater 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    A Smile From You A smile from you, Lights the darkest times, Warms the coldest nights, Eases the pain in my heart. Your voice, Makes the birds stop and listen, Gives inspiration...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    The glow of love may blaze again But first wake up thy heart so slain Then beating drums could never hide A joyous heart so opened wide Shine forth your light on flowers small That...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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