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    Spare me all the self absorbed flowery meanderings. And, permit me :- "I don't like poetry, actually". There, no 'Star Trek' split infinitive now.
    SLdale SLdale 51-55, M Sep 5

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    THAT crazed girl improvising her music. Her poetry, dancing upon the shore, Her soul in division from itself Climbing, falling She knew not where, Hiding amid the cargo of a...
    justme195 justme195 51-55, M Aug 24

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    You walked in I did not know At the time But you where special Now I look at the stars And I can't help To feel a tug in my heart I can't help but to smile
    Santi0924 Santi0924 18-21, M Aug 19

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    When the night arrives So do the memories So does the pain I can't hear your name Not even a whisper Because my heart Skips a beat Thinking it's still yours The endless...
    Santi0924 Santi0924 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Nafi Tum Ho Nahi Sakte, Jama Se Tum Ko Nafrat Hai Taqseem Tum Ko Karte Hain Tu Zarb Dil Par Lagti Hai
    RUBYJUTT RUBYJUTT 18-21, F Sep 3

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    Kabi Jo Ghor Se Dekho Tu Itna Jan Jayo Ge Tum Keh Har Lamha Tumhare Bin Hamari Jaan Leta Hai
    RUBYJUTT RUBYJUTT 18-21, F Sep 8

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    imprisoned with the motions of her mundane existence plummeting into endless turmoil masking her true desire a shell a drone numb outside while her soul screams with undeniable...
    mskellie36 mskellie36 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I appreciate poetry. I don't write it myself much, but when I read the poetry of others I feel like the beauty and mystery of life has been artfully plucked from the air and woven...
    FinlayBrowne FinlayBrowne 31-35, F Sep 9

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    Oh Brain Oh Brain Concentrate! I have to concentrate. This is important, this poem. A poem about poetry. I have to do this, I CAN do this. Oh, look, a butterfly! I love butterflies...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M Aug 21

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    "What is poetry?" a lady asked a poet, and he answered, "What is poetry? And you ask me that?...poetry...is you".
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 24

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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 Aug 20

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    I absolutely love reading poetry. If anyone has the bravery and time, I would love to see some original poetry, it kinda has that heartwarming effect.
    drunkinlove23 drunkinlove23 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    As The World Rhymes: A True Story of A Man That Rhymes by: Rob Paquin I've been rhyming a real long time. Hell, it goes all the way back to my formative years when I was writing...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been trying to redo this and I think it's alright suicide and misery walk hand in hand as daylight fades.. scattered dreams with shattered hope but they don't care for they...
    kieth1994 kieth1994 18-21, M Aug 19

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    Anyone else like to write poetry?x
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I Am What I Am #2 I am true. I may be a fake smile, but I am real. I have a real beating heart that loves until it is forced to hate. I admit that I do hate, even though it is...
    myusername22 myusername22 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I remember analyzing this poem in a college English course. The professor wanted us to dissect this to death. Traumatizing really... As i find an appreciation for poetry I didn't...
    NeelraDorianGray NeelraDorianGray 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I Love Animals Baked and broiled, grilled and fried. So good, I'm gonna die. Roasted, stewed, and barbecued. I love animals, how 'bout you? This 'poem' came into existence as a...
    DinosaurPie DinosaurPie 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I can't stop writing. Its an absolute necessity for me, an addiction even. I look for new forums to express myself. Though I realize EP is not likely a place where my work will be...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Poetry of Hafiz: When God designed your features and joined your brows Paved my way, then trapped me with your gestures & bows The spruce and I, both rooted to the ground Fate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 day ago

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    Poetry of Hafiz : Don’t let your hair with the wind blow, Else to the wind, caution I’ll throw. Don’t let foundations elegantly grow, Else my foundation will dissolve and go...
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    ~Short & Sweet~ I write poetry... Oh yes I do & to the world my thoughts, I love to spew a poet, discovered, myself, who knew it wasn't always, like it is now words pouring out...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Some people here seem to believe they write poetry just because they write sentences with words that rhyme...lol...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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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 Aug 20

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    I'm a horrible writer, but I find it easier to express myself through writing. I write poetry, or " diary entries" and its the best way for me to let all of my anger, or...
    secretsXlie secretsXlie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    "Medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for."
    itsvanii itsvanii 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I love to write poetry it's my way of expressing myself <3
    XoxJazzyxox XoxJazzyxox 22-25, F Aug 28

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    correct, and this one time my random poetry turned into a book lol... i believe i'm still the only one who actually love its content after spending some money for it XD
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F Aug 28

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    follow my poetry instagram l.x.ghtning
    kkkeeennnzzz kkkeeennnzzz 13-15, F Sep 4

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    I do a lot of freestyle writing that I depict as 'dark poetry' open your minds. Let me know what you think please ----- Interlude: food for thought It's not always how you...
    Coranpharel Coranpharel 18-21, M Sep 4

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    " why hurt yourself when you can express yourself through poems, wouldnt it be amazing when people gives good respond to your poem? " That is what i said to myself when i started...
    saffaismail saffaismail 16-17, F Sep 6

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    Too many people are in hailing the toxins.Too many sheep are hypnotize & not watchin. Diseases are made to destroy what they can't kill.You gotta pay attention to what's fake...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F a week ago

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    Semi Finalist in the National Amateur Poetry contest (': wish me luck? (x
    JustAnotherReflection JustAnotherReflection 13-15, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    i write a lot of poetry It was sort of strange how i got started. I have a friend who lives in California. we went to school together 55 years ago.I happened to connect with her on...
    aniowagirl aniowagirl 66-70, F 5 days ago

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    Poetry of Hafiz (Persian poet) I said I long for thee You said your sorrows will end. Be my moon, rise up for me Only if it will ascend. I said, from lovers learn How with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So I'm getting ready to have my first book of poetry published. And I'm worried that everybody is going to think it's a heap of manure.
    paulmcglamery paulmcglamery 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have many favorites. Here is one I've been thinking about a lot lately: http://worlds-poetry.com/william_carlos_williams/the_ivy_crown
    zmc67 zmc67 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    ~Responsive~ I wrote this for you Wyesman.. lol Is this poetry, or something else I once was told, but have forgot myself If you think that it, all has to rhyme Go read the...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Shes like the wind, rushing over my skin sending chills down my spine. Shes like the breeze, whispering through the trees, brushing ever so slightly across my cheek and blowing...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F Aug 17

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    "There is no I in famly" I want what i lost back when i was younger, sitting down with my family eating a well prepared dinner. ridden with dysfunction and utter disappointment...
    Thedragonfly Thedragonfly 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I once saw this beautiful girl who looked just like an angel. As she walked toward me, I smiled & wondered what a beautiful girl like her could want with a guy like me. As she...
    latinounico latinounico 22-25, M Aug 19

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    At any one time I am dreamingLooking and waiting for youThe pain I feel is not physicalIt’s a yearning to indulge but to be freeTo get deep down to the hearts coreTo know...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 25

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    "like a cheshire" her iron words rusted in the rain so we had to sit in the hot afternoon restoring the image she had painted with a sweet turn of phrase dazzled by the sunlight i...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 27

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    We live through fleeting moments And fickle motions Led towards periodic obsessions Leading to nowheres And stranger nobodies When misgivings are taken for truths Without...
    EpikEcko EpikEcko 18-21 1 Response Aug 27

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    This is something I wrote a little while ago. The backstory is that I've been abused and that lead to depression, self harm, suck dal tendencies, etc. someone was bullying me...
    makaiajane makaiajane 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    My professor asked us to write a terrible poem as an exercise to learn about how NOT to write. Gimme your thoughts on this. It's either really terrible, or actually kind of...
    MediPhil MediPhil 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 28

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