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    The romantic and erotic especially. But I like poetry in general. In today's world, I think that makes me a little odd.
    pinkcorsetgirl pinkcorsetgirl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Waves Of Autumn. The waves started calm that day on the beaches. Those beaches made of sand and stone. Sand and stone stacked and pilled to form pillars and perches, Gates and...
    AxiosThanatos AxiosThanatos 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    IN MY THOUGHTS AS I SIT HERE ALL ALONE USELESSNESS ROLLS THROUGH MY HEAD AS I SIT HERE ON MY OWN DAYS COMING IS WHAT I DREAD IN COMING DAYS I WILL FEEL SORROW WILL THE SADNESS GO...
    sara75 sara75 56-60, F Jul 12

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    IN MY THOUGHTS AS I SIT HERE ALL ALONE USELESSNESS ROLLS THROUGH MY HEAD AS I SIT HERE ON MY OWN DAYS COMING IS WHAT I DREAD IN COMING DAYS I WILL FEEL SORROW WILL THE SADNESS GO...
    sara75 sara75 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    A short poem by Kylie Taylor My name is Kylie I live in Illinois It's a pretty cool state I'm dating Jess He's absolutely the best And when we met it felt like fate
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I would agree that I'm pretty young to be thinking about my headstone but...if I were to die young, I would want this written on my grave: I balanced all, brought all to mind The...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Cold dark nights, beautiful starry skies, look into the clouds there a noble being lies, a being of neither love or hate, a being bound by neither destiny or fate, a being...
    RebelLynx RebelLynx 18-21, M Jun 29

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    Majestic mountain desperately reaching for the sun, clouds making faces at the mountain teasingly making fun, the mountain erupts into a crying fit of rage, tears of blood spewing...
    RebelLynx RebelLynx 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    "You know the jungle creed, Say that the strongest feed, On any prey that it can, And I was branded beast at every feast Before I ever became a man...." -Author unknown
    GyeNyame GyeNyame 36-40, M Jul 4

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    *I DO NOT OWN* The fifth of july: My family is an expired firecracker set off by the blowtorch of divorce. We lay scattered in many directions. My father is the wick, badly burnt...
    owlabyss owlabyss 16-17, F Jul 5

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    Coma In this dark and dreary place there’s people here who have no face Shapes and fog is all I see and people who want to be set free Muffled sounds but nothing solid just...
    elegantstorms elegantstorms 31-35, F Jul 8

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    I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou A free bird leaps on the back Of the wind and floats downstream Till the current ends and dips his wing In the orange suns rays And...
    musicshy musicshy 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Indian In The Sky By fayaz bhat. Looking at the peaceful setting, I look up and quickly realize. That an image is taking shape, Forming in a rather large size. It is the...
    musicshy musicshy 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 day ago

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    I like poetry It's cool Sometimes it rhymes But it never makes sense Refrigerator
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Jul 8

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    reasons why i've decided to let you go, part i. honestly, i never felt good enough for you. i always felt like i had to prove my worth by giving more and doing more. just...
    starsarediamonds starsarediamonds 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    I'm flying, higher than I ever imagined. fearless and fast. the ground is small from here. for once, im bigger than the rest. but time moves quickly, and so does the wind...
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Defecated on was my pride A gibbosity in my soul Bursting,disgusting from inside Ravaging my sanity into bellicose Musings of bitter angst Hope leaving ever distant In a rapid...
    alkaem alkaem 18-21, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    (not much of an) Ode to Jimmy Choo or Holy $hit, I might smell like elephant c**t At my desk, with bated breath I sit and think of thee I wish sure feet and best of health To...
    BeauDaddy BeauDaddy 61-65, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I lost myself in the chaos that is my life I'm forever drowning inside Gasping for air Wishing I could make things right Demons have resided in my mind Playing tricks on the human...
    xchelseydawnx xchelseydawnx 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    "John Wayne and Lace" On the beach, alone and cold Wanting the warmth of the sisterhood. My restless heart climbing the hill, Breaking the silence of brotherhood: "You are all the...
    weepingveil weepingveil 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    THE PRICE OF POETRY. The price of poetry is the same as laying your soul bare. You put your heart on the line every time your words take like birds to the air. You are naked...
    juleswillo1 juleswillo1 26-30, F Jul 10

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    ¨My black and white muse I feel sorry that i did not love you But i did not But love itself¨ I ¨write¨ and love poetry indeed, but not to materialize my feelings or to lull my...
    JosueOA JosueOA 18-21, M Jul 7

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    Poetry is good Poetry is fun I like writing poetry But I'm not very good at it
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Jul 8

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    I wrote most of my poetry between the ages of fourteen and twenty-two with a spurt in my late thirties. Every now and then a new poem emerges. As I've mentioned elsewhere I've...
    jazm60 jazm60 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    i love to read and write poetry. i especially love Edgar Allen Poe, his poems are beautiful and give me inspiration. i try to avoid writing poetry until i can publish my poetry...
    creepypastafan creepypastafan 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I write dark poetry. Dark poetry for a dark soul :) I am well acquainted with misery. Due to that familiarity, I write dark poems about loneliness, pain, unwanted love, and broken...
    dourpenguin dourpenguin 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I write poetry in booksie and I posted this one a while ago and I thought maybe you guys would want to see it http://www.booksie.com/other/poetry/highlights/like-an-eagle
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I sufficate you like a fire without oxygen, Yet I am as gentle as a mother is toward her baby. And when your body goes limp I will feel guilt. For you have done the same to...
    emoHeartsDieWithMe emoHeartsDieWithMe 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The color of Hailey is despair. It cries a flooding river. Screams no words, but feelings. Feels only pain. Follows no meaningful rhyme. This is not poetry, but escape from reality...
    Ohhailey Ohhailey 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    If someone were to read my words They'd probably characterize them as stream-of-consciousness poetry. I could argue: this isn't poetry, this isn't art, this is only a human half...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F Jul 12

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    You are more beautiful than the sun that warms my skin. You are more beautiful than the ocean that cools me off. You are more beautiful than the flowers with the sweetest smells...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Promise of Poetry a craftsman restoring a piece of fine wood moves his hands along a risky line, too soft creates an imperfect sheen, but too harsh may fracture and take from...
    windlion windlion 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I been writhing book now for the last 5 years I think poetry is the best way to let a women to the real u
    Kocaine Kocaine 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    It's actually really funny because in the moment I'll be so emotional and full of anger or angst. I'll just write how I'm feeling and it's usually as unorganized as my thoughts. I...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I'll share mine if you share yours! I love spoken word poetry, it just speaks to me. Pretty My body is my temple My home away from home So why Do I feel like a turtle hiding...
    Erhoades Erhoades 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I'm here I am your dear friend. I'm always here for you. If you need a shoulder to cry on, I'm here. I'll stand for you. I don't care if you think you're ugly I'll stand next to...
    ShadowTheDark ShadowTheDark 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Hey everyone! I write a poetry blog! Check it out: www.punkprockpericaliya.wordpress.com
    PairOfTrees PairOfTrees 16-17, F Jul 19

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    Hey everyone, check out my poetry blog! www.punkrockpericaliya.wordpress.com It'd mean a lot :)
    PairOfTrees PairOfTrees 16-17, F Jul 20

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    Hey, for those of you who like dark poetry and art it would be great if you checked out my work and told me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Hey, for those of you who like dark poetry and art it would be great if you check out my work and tell me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Hey, for those of you who like dark poetry and art it would be great if you checked out my work and told me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hey, for those of you who like dark poetry and art it would be great if you checked out my work and told me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I write all the time and people want me to share it so now I want other people to share their poetry.
    jazzyjay93 jazzyjay93 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    IN RESPONSE TO nybooks.com (on Poetry of Madness): When a psychotic speaks he speaks with absolute precision and having chosen a word to precisely convey his thought that...
    NameWitheldToo NameWitheldToo 70+ 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I'm actually in love with Michael Lee. I relate to him on the battle of sobriety and the death of loved ones, it's something so complex that I'm amazed that he captures them into...
    tastelesscharm tastelesscharm 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Phhhharp wAaaaaarmp Tatata Riiiiiiiip Phhhhhharp ------the sound of a fart (in poetry form)
    mcfartcloud mcfartcloud 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 4