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    I actually like ancient Chinese poetry a lot!!! Here's one of my favorite, the translation is okay, or I should say, pretty good...?  Immortals on the Magpie Bridge1...
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F Nov 25

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    The two of us in a pod, you could say were peas I would say we are peanuts, even though we are far, we are close and nothing can come between us. This was my attempt at poetry...
    theoneandonlyjerbear theoneandonlyjerbear 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    Everyone Sang BY SIEGFRIED SASSOON Everyone suddenly burst out singing; And I was filled with such delight As prisoned birds must find in freedom, Winging wildly across the white...
    00flyaway 00flyaway 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I've come across this poem long ago and liked it very much...here's to share... Floating around like a feather in the wind My heart has been broken; too tired to try and mend...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Nov 30

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    IF64 IF64 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I love this woman!!! http://vimeo.com/m/36987057 Lucille Clifton is so encouraging.
    SittingIdle SittingIdle 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I Sing the Body Electric by Walt Whitman
    NocturnalMiss23 NocturnalMiss23 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    IN Heaven a spirit doth dwell Whose heart-strings are a lute; None sing so wildly well As the angel Israfel, And the giddy stars (so legends tell), Ceasing their...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light; The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells,and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new...
    IF64 IF64 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In The Wood author: Adelaide Anne Procter In the wood where shadows are deepest From the branches overhead, Where the wild wood-strawberries cluster And the softest moss is...
    marion75 marion75 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right...
    TheRose202 TheRose202 18-21, F Nov 25

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    'Twas the night before Christmas, and G.o.d it was neat The family had gone, and I was in heat, The doors were all bolted, and the phone off the hook It was time for some n.o.o.ky...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I commit suicide/ With every word that I rhyme/ It's like the sentences/ Are sentencin'/ My innocence/ Creating a lyrical death wish/ Spittin fire as I sit with this ghetto dream...
    SEKONSxEKx214 SEKONSxEKx214 18-21, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    It’s Christmas Eve
And you’re probably in town for awhile
Was six years this month…. 
Wow…
Still can’t believe what kids we were back then
Six long years, eh...
    leaguegirl97 leaguegirl97 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    Even the stars adore you I sailed an ocean in your eyes, sparkled with desire I dreamed of a thousand nights of embers of our fire The stars fell at your feet that I collected and...
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I know this might seem obvious already, but I love poetry. It's one of the few forms of writing that I enjoy writing over reading. I used to do it as a kid, write out little rhymes...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 Nov 29

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    Poetry - Pablo Neruda And it was at that age ... Poetry arrived in search of me. I don't know, I don't know where it came from, from winter or a river. I don't know how or when...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    "Most people ignore poetry because most poetry ignores people"
    sarahwhoknows sarahwhoknows 18-21, F Nov 26

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    i m a newbie at ep and in da field of poetry also though m a masters in english...ummm dis poem was written when my ex married...so it may be coarse for all the experienced poets...
    datasiangirl datasiangirl 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    I'm usually pretty good at poetry, but I haven't written in years and I kinda lost my touch. We have to write a poem in English, though, and I've been stuck these past few days. I...
    janinelolol janinelolol 13-15, F Dec 7

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    I write poetry because it helps me deal with stress in my life. It is a way to collect my thoughts and put them into a structure that I can then come to better understand . It is...
    whatdoyousee whatdoyousee 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Feel free to check out my EP blog, that's where I post my work. It's mostly poetry. I do have a couple of stories (and they do have mature content, for those of you that don't...
    IntoTheWyld IntoTheWyld 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I love poetry ways to get my message across and be creative
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F Nov 27

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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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    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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    I use to get so depressed when I was younger that I gave up on drawing and took on writing poetry.....I've gone cold turkey since last year -__- trying to find a way to start back...
    usingtime usingtime 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    To me, writing poetry is a way of creating beauty from all that is dark in this world.
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7

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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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    my poetry emerges not from purity but from touching the imperfections moving uneasily within me
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    I fell in love with this man the day I stumbled across this video poem: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x15ihua_apfvl_music This guy loves Poetry so much, he had his last name...
    the7thsphere the7thsphere 36-40, M Dec 12

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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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    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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    Do you write poetry? Me too! let's share and discuss!
    AmarieOfTheVanyar AmarieOfTheVanyar 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I love writing. Poetry it is fun and exciting I can become whomever I want I be when writing I can make life amplified and dream of thugs unseen :) come and be free with me
    karieme20 karieme20 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Seventeen years wise. Seventeen and so naive. Too scared or too ready to voice what we believe. We are messed-up kids. We have time on our side. Wasting away with a lost...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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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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    Deep in the sharp, jagged intestines of the city, where it burns and sweats, seethes, stabs, and cries and bleeds,...where everything is cracked and shattered, stained, dirty...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    i like my body when it is with your by e.e. cummings i like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite new a thing. Muscles better and nerves more. i like your body. i...
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Like Cattle Now you still had me up in here thinking There’d be no more sorrow to be drinking But now I see you for what you are A snake, with lies all up in a freight car But...
    JustWasteMyTime JustWasteMyTime 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    "sex's butter" awkward girls delivering their spoken thoughts like hand written love notes perfumed hopes cherished brightly one of a hundred that stand at the edge of reality and...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I have awaken again and just like before, My thoughts have centered on you. Just like yesterday which has faded away My thoughts begin each day anew. I not only begin each day...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    "the cards dealt" back to all the yesterdays back to the stack of love letters written in night's sorrows to all thouse lovers left behind back to simple truth of it back to the...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Nov 26

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    I wrote this one many years ago: Silent Victor Sunlight and laughter spill down the halls, bouncing off walls; the ancient call casts a warm, softly luminescent glow across the...
    Tterbow Tterbow 41-45, M Nov 26

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    You, to me, is as the wind grazed upon the land.... I, to thee, lay boldly before the heavenly sky by dusk til dawn With my arms, legs and heart vulnerable to exposure My Earthly...
    IntomeYousee IntomeYousee 36-40, F Nov 27

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