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    The torn vessel ------------------ Yesturday was a good day, the calm before the storm, but here we are right now in the sea that's roaring on. In the sea of grey with a batterd...
    hdhdjsj hdhdjsj 22-25, M Feb 26

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    A Better Ressurection I have no wit, no words, no tears; My heart within me like a stone Is numbed too much for hopes or fears. Look right, look left, I dwell alone; I lift mine...
    Jande77 Jande77 36-40, F Apr 10

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    One Of My Favorite Poems... - No, not i by Bria Pleasure turns to the pain lessons learned from the strain questions burned in my brain.. about whether love is humane in its...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

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    Rain Song - I didn't for a long time enjoy poetry.  I liked it when I saw something that resonated, but it wasn't until recently that I became enamored with it - seeking out new...
    laynemeyer laynemeyer 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    Masks of Guilt to Hide Faces of Joy - A mask of shame or sadness sorrow and pain a mask of guilt to hide the blame to look into eyes of the sane and tell them your sorry...
    GhostSentinal GhostSentinal 18-21, M 2 Responses May 20, 2008

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    my favourite eye colour is your eye colour,and my favourite height is your height, and my favourite weight is your weight, my favourite hands are your hands, my favourite knees are...
    lostCake lostCake 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    Robert Frost Poem - Nature's first green is gold- Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf a flower... But only so an hour- Then leaf subsides to leaf- So Eden sank in grief- So...
    TheChurchLady TheChurchLady 46-50, F 21 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Slow Dance - Slow Dance This is a poem written by a teenager with cancer. She wants to see how many people get her poem. It is quite the poem Please pass it on. This poem was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Shivering, shaking, my whole world is breaking I need a safe place to hide Rumbling, crumbling, the damn walls are tumbling And I need a safe place to be Crashing and smashing the...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    in autumn i found a boy who asked me to cut my hair and said 'i love you' only after sex and six shots i sipped tea and told my friends about him they said 'if you're happy' and...
    7dreamlevels 7dreamlevels 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    In Waiting - i use to love you but the love is gone though nothing remains i cant move on you never loved me though you claim you do but love doesnt break and try hard to...
    classylassy classylassy 26-30, F 3 Responses May 24, 2008

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    Heartless Mercy - dont like what youve done to me the promises you made. im caught up in a game of tag you are a masqurade. if only i can break myself from you and finally get...
    classylassy classylassy 26-30, F 1 Response May 28, 2008

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    The Highwayman By Alfred Noyes - And still of a winter's night, they say, when the wind is in the trees, When the moon is a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, When the road...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    Three things which inspire the poet : *** An eye to see the world with brightness *** A heart which smells with sincerity *** And the courage to return it loyally.
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M Feb 17

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    My Lady- My lady... she is my maiden. .. my queen... when I'm alone at night I hear her calling for me. .. she needs me... I need her. .. They tell me we cannot be together. .. it...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F Mar 16

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    A Day In The Life Of A Male Escort - Another day,another dollar Another scream,another hollar Another ***** hitched to her collar Sometimes I wish that I were "smaller" I'm so fly...
    Spitbak Spitbak 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2011

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    Self Corrective Righteousness - If I begged this world a death, A hundred hopes of dread... Would my faith be held, In hands of Greed and blasphemy... Spoken with fables from the...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 8, 2013

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    “You want me to be a tragic backdrop so that you can appear to be illuminated, so that people can say ‘Wow, isn’t he so terribly brave to love a girl who is so obviously sad...
    nothingsomethingeverything nothingsomethingeverything 16-17, F Feb 1

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    Eyes reflected in the mirror, Cold as stone, wearing thinner. He stands there in his suit and tie, Must remember not to cry. Whispering 'how was your day', Fists reply, only...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Check out Miles Hodges. He's great.
    Jennyboii Jennyboii 18-21, F Feb 10

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    William Wordsworth's Daffodills - I have for a very long time been an admirer of Poetry,this classic by William Wordsworth must be one of the few all time classics.What draws me to...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 2 Responses May 12, 2011

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    Soulless People seem to like this soulless eye.. It sees into their secret self... Provides a reflection... Makes them superheroes... Gods and goddesses ... It's sees past...
    suzeeqd suzeeqd 46-50, F Jan 15

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    “We fell in love so deeply that we forgot we were human. 
Our hands became clouds that formed into one another,
and fell on the faces passing beneath us. 
Our eyes turned...
    nothingsomethingeverything nothingsomethingeverything 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    "Body of a Woman" by Pablo Neruda - Body of a woman, white hills, white thighs, you look like a world, lying in surrender. My rough peasant's body digs in you and makes...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2012

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    "Would you trade a solid foundation for crooked walls filled with broken windows? You can have safe words with tired promises or you can have poetry, lyrical love and...
    Onlyathought Onlyathought 18-21, M Mar 2

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    Red Scarf Soft and silky you cross round my neck You smell like tinted rum your color makes me worried for I cannot run You encircle hold me down Yet your warmth is so confound...
    Fallgirl007 Fallgirl007 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    The Lamb By William Blake - Little Lamb who made thee Dost thou know who made thee Gave thee life & bid thee feed. By the stream & o'er the mead; Gave thee clothing of...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    Broken. - That darkness Where my mind roams After the light of my phone dies Where all my fantasy’s are twisted By the pain of your betrayal and lies I wonder what happened To...
    SoulsOfTheTrees SoulsOfTheTrees 16-17, F Jul 10, 2012

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    Touch Me... - Touch me in secret places no one has reached before, in silent places where words only interfere, in sad places where only whispering makes sense … Touch me in the...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    ~Moonlight On The Bay~ Beside the rustic harbor stands a lighthouse on a hill It keeps a watchful vigil o’er the waters deep and still At night the harbor waters shine almost as...
    Fallgirl007 Fallgirl007 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 27

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    Poem #11 Family Photos - Granddad and Rosie Grandad and Rosie never did like each other, but Grandma loved them both. From the day Fred Jr. brought her home and introduced her as...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2011

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    Poems speak the words that we are too frighten to say. The can express love, pain, war, anything. If you write good poems, let me know, I'd love to read them
    blondechick0130 blondechick0130 18-21, F Jan 29

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    Strength Of Love Children's Poetry Book - here is the cover  to my children's book I hope u like it! If you would like a copy let me know an I will order $15.00 - $20.00 w...
    JamesEric JamesEric 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    Music To His Ears.... He loves his music. He can't sleep nor go, without it. He plays it at night, he plays it at daylight. He can't get enough of his music. His mind, is full...
    ASoldiersLoveBug ASoldiersLoveBug 22-25, F Mar 29

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    So here is something I wrote when I was in deep pain. What do ya think? Moment in Time. this is a moment caught in time no one to look too no place to hide left all my treasures...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F Jan 15

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    Society - No one can truly be equal, Why project your insecurities on other people, No sympathy for the minds of the feeble, As they finally put down their pipes and needles...
    SoulsOfTheTrees SoulsOfTheTrees 16-17, F Jul 24, 2012

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    She is truth and clear, Absolute and without shadow. Enraged her eyes black diamonds cut a weaker man with the malevolence every woman carves from its soul when scorned . In love...
    Lovefetishes Lovefetishes 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    One turns to two Two turns to four The cuts start adding up More and more She doesn't know what to do She has no idea what to say All she can do Is hope they don't notice the next...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    The Endless Cycle - The composure of my soul is harmonized by that of yours, Our bodies meet in euphoria, behind closed doors, Your touch sends me into a world of comfort, my...
    SoulsOfTheTrees SoulsOfTheTrees 16-17, F Jul 27, 2012

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    Bruised and Bare - you dont call you dont write. im beginning to think were are playing pretend. im holding so very tight to the messages you send wont admit to myself just yet...
    classylassy classylassy 26-30, F 2 Responses May 28, 2008

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    The ghostly man -------------------- Where was I, I asked my brain? I tell u to hunt through my memories, Was I on the street? Yes! In the rain! Now I know I can begin, so let's...
    hdhdjsj hdhdjsj 22-25, M Jan 14

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    Can anyone help me with this?
    marviemeow marviemeow 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Soul Of A Clown - I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments. ~Jim...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Sep 25, 2012

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    A Poem For Thought - The Tiger Tyger! Tyger! burning bright In the forest of the night What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Hey oh hey what can I say, I look at my sun and I look at my day. Watch out all devils, Help us my Angels, Everything that travails, Will go all my way.
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Go Away... Once up on a time you were a dream That followed me A god, a knight my lover Once upon a time you were a nightmare I was afraid to sleep A monster, a demon, my...
    suzeeqd suzeeqd 46-50, F Jan 20

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    Because I Could Not Stop For Death, He Kindly Stopped For Me, The Carriage Held But Just Ourselves, And Immortality ~Emily Dickinson
    katiescreamsmurder katiescreamsmurder 13-15, F Feb 3

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    Ghost Ghost breath, whispers Wakening me in the night Unintelligible ... Ghost fingers follow a path Lightly over warming flesh Quivering... Ghost breath flowing in, around...
    suzeeqd suzeeqd 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    The Wind - Will not justify the notion that all must be seen. Do not cling to my lifeless body when I am gone.  Treat me with respect while I am here,  For what good is your...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 25, 2012

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    The Way He Breaks Me, He Makes Me Eyes -his- like getting lost in a mahogany forest, never wanting to be found... Covered by an ice shield: to hide, to protect, to capture... Oh...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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