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I Like To Write Dark Poetry

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    It will give you away Oh child,

    oh child, what have you done? The blood on your knife says you’ve killed someone! Don’t touch it, don’t touch it! Don’t hold that blade! Whenever you smile, it gives you away. Ah, little ghost. You found your way, to banish your fear and deny your pain. Ah, little...
    imrolling imrolling 18-21, F 1 Response May 31, 2014

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    Life And Death Of A Flame

    My life is like a flame, a flame that sits a top a pillar of wax, burning brightly and strongly, casting a dim but warm glow, on a large space, providing warmth and comfort, and bring security and light, to a room filled with dark, but the pillar of wax, slowly melts away, ever...
    EmmmaaaLou EmmmaaaLou 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2013

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    "elston gunn" old saint bob whacks a hefty

    tune out on a beer barrel full of noise and nuance like a dammed version of samson tearing down these city walls and like a blessed version of delilah walking in mystical light saint bob has a penny opera vocal on his thin mans frame but all the pretty girls say he's got a...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 1 Response Jun 30, 2014

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    "naked footprints" she lay in

    darkness listening to some sad song some careless young heart with a version of some sweet old melody she lay wrapped in my arms lay wrapped in her wandering thoughts i bring her herbal teas and a ashtray but the grey ash already litters our perfect world like stains of regret...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Jul 9, 2014

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    Nocturnal Nightmare.......

    As the moonlights dim and the dark creeps in and as darkness replaces each day. I instead engage my psychotic rage and embark on my murderous rampage. As the blade cuts deep so the blood flow weeps and their souls are sent straight to hell. Once a silent dream now un- earthly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 24, 2012

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    "whiskey jar" he took another pull off the

    whiskey jar and worrying his last coin tween his worn fingers spoke real softly of the night she went on down the river road you could taste this muscled man restraining you could sense how deep it cut this brute of a man brought to tears cause the night she went down on the...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Jul 13, 2014

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    Moonlit Mayhem............

    As the moon lights dim and the dark creeps in and as blackness replaces each day. I instead engage my psychotic rage and embark on my murderous rampage. As the blade cuts deep so the blood flow weeps and their souls are sent straight to hell. One a silent dream now un-earthly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 22, 2012

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    "daughters of pestilence" i was sleeping

    sweetly till i heard strange sound trumpets of some deadly thing approaching a november cold wind in her eye she walked a shadowy figurine on storm wracked road as she walked slow and deliberate dressed all in black she held a dozen bones of a bird that flew she held a dozen...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Jun 25, 2014

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    this has been floating around in my head.

    been playing with it all day. "I watch the blood pour out from my veins, the sharp razor blade, the feeling of knowing the desire has been met". it will progress I think. :D
    leannabee leannabee 26-30, F Feb 4

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    Blood And Roses

    It hurts, where I used to love youIt's an empty souless wastelandWhere shadows came to play.We were lovers but we are soldiers nowIn a war both sides already lostI swore that I loved for your mindBut I may have been thinking aboutyour assBut I can't deny this taste for youThis...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2012

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