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    This. I love this. The madness, the unreasoned magic of love and passion...love is not meant for the sanethe madness of passion is what we seekthe heart wants what the heart wants...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    Bodies pressed together in erotic combat, Pushing, pulling, rubbing,biting, clawing On each other like wild animals struggling To free themselves from long captivity. Two feral...
    hardbargain hardbargain 51-55, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 3

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    First I was dying to finish high school and start college And then I was dying to finish college and start working And then I was dying to marry and have children And then I was...
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F Mar 9

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    I wrote this today before going to school: The game we call life Life is a game we all have to play. You keep getting stronger and stronger and then you die, this is what...
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I'm sitting in the brightest spot I know of Yet I am sitting in the dark Threw your eyes there are people But threw mine there are monsters You worry how people think of you And I...
    SykikGhost1 SykikGhost1 13-15, F Mar 14

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    The earth turns cold spinning on ice as we were once told turning, yearning for something more from us all must we allow this emptiness to dissolve we are affected by what once...
    Annamo2dres Annamo2dres 22-25, F Mar 16

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    So has a Daisy vanished From the fields today - So tiptoed many a slipper To Paradise away - Oozed so in crimson bubbles Day's departing tide - Blooming - tripping - flowing - Are...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I decided to play a game but even before it started, I said to myself it is lame. There were two option from which to choose, I chose the one that made me lose. Then I blamed it...
    iamfreedom iamfreedom 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "Money's just paper but it affects people like poetry".
    TheHeartOfALovingSoul TheHeartOfALovingSoul 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I once stood besides my brother when I was young, with my hand on his back. I thought to myself, what is this strange crack he has in his back. And in the same momment my brother...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 8

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    She is an open poetry book. Her words spill onto the pages of my heart and rest there, praying that one day I can unscramble them and decipher her life story. She left me a ransom...
    bleuswain bleuswain 18-21, F Mar 10

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    There's great truth in poetry disguised as sex and sex disguised as poetry.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    This is not my usual poetry.. This is me being raw before I explode. Enough. Leave me in peace. How can you expect me to like you when you unknowingly fractured my own ability...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I find myself saying things in conversation that could be mistaken as poetry. For example, I was talking to someone, and I randomly typed this out of nowhere. "Have you ever looked...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    Broken Glass Mirrors I am a shy mental mute Who rarely ever likes to distribute my feelings And as if being different was bad enough I was an outcast I still have red marks and...
    GlassMirrors GlassMirrors 13-15 Mar 5

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    Since I was very young I have always liked to write. I used to write short stories but now I write poetry and about my life experiences and short paragraphs using prompts from a...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Poetry is taking an ache and making it sing
    SLdF SLdF 18-21, F Mar 10

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    I am working on poetry the one I have now isn't that good if anyone would like to read it I'll post it just comment if u wanna it's for class and we had a prompt
    relapsing14 relapsing14 13-15, F Mar 11

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    Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words...
    hardbargain hardbargain 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    THE DEMISE OF POETRY I don't have anything to say; if I did I'd write an essay. poems are fun for a party of one, when all he wants is to play. we've somehow lost poetry's place...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 16

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    Poetry is like a breath of fresh air
    chiterra chiterra 16-17, F a week ago

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    If you love slam poetry like I do, please watch this 3-minute slam poem of mine called "Skinny Love." :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkkjZ7-GJLk
    Musicwillsaveyoursoul Musicwillsaveyoursoul 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I have read at many poetry readings and have published a book of poems in the last year... I still fear sharing my work with people. Whether they will hate it, or steal it, or not...
    KaylaVB19 KaylaVB19 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    someone asked about Slam Poetry so here is an example. Thanks for bringing this to my attention...awesome message from a lovely, vibrant, young poet.Wild D
    Wilddesires Wilddesires 51-55, M Feb 27

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    Man and Woman Man is the most elevated of creatures, Woman the most sublime of ideals. God made for man a throne; for Woman an altar. The throne exalts; the altar sanctifies...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Toes In The Sand Walking thru sand, Toes sinking down Sinking in deep, Leaving deep paw prints Of feet, bare, unshod feet Without sandals or shoes With grains on the soles As they...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M Mar 5

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    Samantha's Song Her heart n eyes, They wuz full of pain, And her tears, her tears And when the came, They fell like poundin rain, Running blood, blood red, And down the drain...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 Mar 7

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    I draw, that is my talent. I draw whenever I have free time. I learned how to multitask so that I could just draw anytime. I also bring my Sketchpad anywhere we go, It calms me...
    ZairinChan ZairinChan 13-15 Mar 7

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    Words. Words, what are they? Are they sweet like a kiss from a baby? Are they like swords used to slay? Are they honest like the change from rain to shine? Cold like a winters sky...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    The bird A baby in the womb, Sanguine colours circulated around her as she grows, The room fills with light as her cry resonates as she enters the world, The world... if only she...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Better Choices 2-26-2015 I?m kinda freaking out right now Because I don?t know who?s in my house I?m seeing and hearing all these negative things And I?ve BEEN wanting him out...
    Sb88 Sb88 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 27

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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 5 Responses Feb 28

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    Friday Prayer at the Mosque I can barely hear the holy sermon. Rowdy kids in uniform fooling around, calling each other names, hitting each other where it hurts. Yet, they...
    InfiniteAffinity InfiniteAffinity 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 28

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    I had a dream that my childhood friends and their dad gave me a cake congratulating me on my success for my poetry. It was like a party. Like one or two that I wrote were...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 2 Responses Feb 28

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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...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F Mar 1

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    People that have the courage and freedom to express themselves as they want is something that I find truly beautiful. I love seeing someone with piercings or tattoos or hair with...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 18-21, M Mar 1

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    http://youtu.be/SEwJm-RPhNE When I die, by rumi when my coffin is being taken out, you must never think I am missing this world. Don't shed any tears, don't lament or feel sorry I...
    DeadBlackRoses DeadBlackRoses 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I was good for awhile, I really was.. But then I started thinking of everything we were. We used to be the best of friends. Now I feel like we were never close at all. Even in...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Mar 3

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    Anchor & Boat Nothing's helping anymore. I try to be & act happy. I just can't fake it anymore. I'm tired of this lying game. That I've been playing, Most of my life. I'm waiting...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Mar 5

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    "beauty decays" time crawls in my head cries out knowledge secretive and sweet its words are a paradise of the mouth spoken clearly and precise illustrating beautiful scenes but...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Mar 5

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