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    Painting is a kind of visual poetry as poetry is a kind of verbal painting....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Apr 13

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    WIND by Ted Hughes This house has been far out at sea all night, The woods crashing through darkness, the booming hills, Winds stampeding the fields under the window Floundering...
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Crimson hearts, previously ripped in two. His pessimistic vision. Her realist point of view. Two wondering souls that know not what to do. This story is but a meager offering...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    This one hits home. I needed to read it, to feel it. I've been berating myself, feeling like a fool for falling in love with a man I can never have, a man who doesn't feel the same...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 11 Responses Apr 10

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    THIS BE THE VERSE. By Philip Larkin. They **** you up, your mum and dad.        They may not mean to, but they do.    They fill you with the faults they had...
    00FlyingHome 00FlyingHome 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This poem by me is called "Love Yourself." Love yourself and be good to yourself Love the fact you are filled with flaws Love your neighbors and forgive them for their sins love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 27

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    In this cold dark room I sit Between these walls I barely fit The space around decays with time I close my eyes yet echoes bind I'm blind To everyone around The sound Cries of...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F Mar 29

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    DREAMS Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow...
    IF64 IF64 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've written many poems and would love to post them but i have not copyrighted them so I don't want them stolen or reprinted.
    MrRubberDuck MrRubberDuck 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Half- sleeping, my body pulls towards yours-- desire a long oar dipping again and again in this night's dark rain. --- Jane Hirshfield
    hardbargain hardbargain 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    "I've always been different and I'll tell you why. I'm not afraid of the truth. I'm not afraid of being honest and raw and downright brutal with how I choose to hammer words out of...
    TjDee TjDee 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    A flower is Mother Nature’s ‘tap on the shoulder’ to stop and look … A poem is an author’s ‘tap on the shoulder’ to find the flowers....
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Life Unlimited Born like poetry curious and free No fear or shame instilled in me Exploration of smiles and soft laughter Bright lights and naps I wonder what's after...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F Apr 16

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    The perfect swing is wonderful, It is like poetry in motion, To have the perfect balance as you await the pitch, Staying back, letting the ball come to you, To see the ball and...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    PATRIOT FIGHT By Edward York I have always been a patriot, And thought our country strong. I almost didn’t see the change, When things started going wrong. Freedom is a...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    To go through life without finding that connection is rather sad, To walk aimlessly, always searching, Having paused and to have stopped looking, Like a river that has hit a dam...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 hrs ago

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    ...And about 10% of the time, it's decent, haha. It started with a love of rhyming; when I was a toddler, one of my favorite things to do before bedtime was listen (and try to...
    DepressedDemigod DepressedDemigod 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I love poetry It allows me to write my emotions instead of using violence as the answer The silence I used to hold in,I get to write it without no one getting what i'm talking...
    AjaxJaxson AjaxJaxson 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    My first attempt at posting my poetry to the public.. Leave feedback? I sit here and drown in my own sorrow Hoping I don't make it to tomorrow Depression is latched on to me...
    PoeticMystery PoeticMystery 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Formatting for Kindle is tricky because users can set their own type styles and sizes. It is especially difficult for poetry formatting and some styles are just not possible. I...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Poetry is how we say to the world, and to each other, "I am here." I talk about poetry as a way to document the world and our common experiences, to say what needs to be said in a...
    jonbz17 jonbz17 22-25, M Mar 28

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    poetry is a beautiful thing. i love rhyming poetry. i used to write a lot of it and i was so good at it. the words would just pop in to my head so easily
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F Apr 9

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    The line of poetry I am using is from a poem called The Little Boy Lost by William Blake Title: ‘Father Father, where are you going?’ Drip, drip, drip. The sky was crying...
    nightstar123 nightstar123 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Summer poem, Hello everyone, I started this account a few moths ago but haven't posted a thing since. Now behold! That has changed, Today I'm going to be showing you a piece of...
    awesomecupcake awesomecupcake 13-15, F Apr 16

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    I wouldn't say I write poetry more like quotes and I use to be on ep like four years ago and I wrote poems on that account so some of my poems will be the same poems that I posted...
    KaylaDem33 KaylaDem33 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My view on poetry I can rhyme but trying to rhyme all the time gets corny And Being too profound can get you lost in the story Wordplay is optional a metaphor can help It's...
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M Apr 10

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    This one is again more of a bad song. Since I've been driving a lot, I've been listening to the radio more. There are a lot of songs about drinking and some of them seem a bit...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Milady's Grave I no longer believe stone lays upon us a cold embrace. For to feel you once again I must lay beside your tomb... I am forced now, to believe that death now welcomes...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 1 Response Apr 15

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    Sometimes I can barely write Usually on days when me and my family fight I spit all my venom at them vocally And now I have none left for this dark poetry They always say "there's...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Do so many people actually write poetry, looking at their experiences? It's kind of hard to believe, man.
    ArtInsanity ArtInsanity 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Call it what he will...dark, lousy, sappy, mediocre, political, etc...I call it bright, inspiring, beautiful, brilliant, etc..... ....L❤️VE his writing...YES I DO!! John...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I honestly can't even tell the difference from regular writing and poetry...
    LessOne LessOne 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I have always been good at poetry. that's how I used to express myself before I started cutting. but since I got the shock treatments it's been hard.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Lost In You (poetry about being completely enraptured with someone) Lost In You I can't think of anything else but you I worry I'm not good enough for you I'm forgetting the...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Here's something that I thought up around Valentine's Day in my school's poetry club. I didn't really expect to write anything: You know it's strange A poem about love Never comes...
    UnbalancedHero UnbalancedHero 16-17, M Apr 11

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    Check this poetry translated from Punjabi to English. Bulla! I know not who I am Nor am I a believer of the mosque, Nor am I in rituals of the infidel Nor am I the pure...
    faisal6309 faisal6309 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I want to read some new poetry.... Feel inspired
    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F Apr 13

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    I have published my book of poems on Kindle. It is listed at .99 but will be free for 5 days beginning Friday the 17th. I will renew that free offer as long as Amazon allows.The...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses Apr 16

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    ~Holes In Suicide And Happiness The night was day, and the day was dark. I felt like everything was only just an imaginary dream. I saw you smiling, but only when I was happy...
    HellNotHallelujah HellNotHallelujah 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    It seems that changes are good occurs always,starting from childhood few try to resist them, like i could but thereis no benefit,now i understood changes are necessary for...
    notknowmyself notknowmyself 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    How does a heart break? Does it begin with a small or large ache? Will I feel it at all? Maybe it will slip unnoticed like a mouse through a wall? Somehow I know that's just not...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M Apr 5

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