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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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    It was a whim of 10,000 eyes,

    black as night that filled the sky, swarming o'er the nigh up hi, patiently building, patiently awaiting, the cursed to flail and fall, 'Twas this day I gave, A pass and release until my grave, To I feel the free being in relentless pursuit of knowing truth. Unto its...
    3072runelogo 3072runelogo 36-40, M May 31

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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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    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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    "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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    "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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    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 Aug 1, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Storm Dark spaces inside my head Take over my mind when you Go on your tirades You yell and scream You accuse me of breaking Promises to change. You act as if I'm a monster...
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    Sleep has yet to find meAs thoughts of you replayYour scentYour wordsYour touchHow I want youTo feel you above meHolding onto the heightened euphoriaThat latches onto your...
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    Random by moi Music: Opus 44 Dustin O'Halloran http://youtu.be/u0Z70xjAWHQ This isn't random, Not a flight of fancy Or a thought that comes and goes. It's well thought out words...
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    I appear O, so happy and full of cheer yet within I do despair. How can this be? See me Happy, Feel me Sad. Tis a Mask I say, Theatrics. An act of Drama and Measure the joy without...
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    I want your flesh pressed
 up against my heart I want your hands
 spreading my thoughts
 lingering over the curves of
 my passions
 griping my hopes
 stroking my...
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    Just like the dawn, your eyes now begin to wonder they yearn for light, but you can never give them what they want. Just like the dawn, you slowly with darkness along, wake up. -A...
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    Breathe upon my neck, as you place your hands upon me with full intent Whisper your wanting thoughts into my ears, as you press your body deeply into me Grab me tightly, as you...
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    Heart why are you so treacherous? I thought I knew you better Spending a life time together. Only to come and realize You are a stranger to me. Have you learned nothing? You're...
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    Colored Lights move and flash Wide eyed children admire them in excitement This is going to be fun! Alive, the inhabitants fill the seats that swirl and swing them I look down at...
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    I wonder if hell for abusers is eternity of living inside the minds of all those of the abused. Alone with my thoughts What's that like? Silence is overrated For the record, so...
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     These are my secrets you'll never know, this hurt I can't show, so I'll burn this page just like all those times before, it's all the same there and here, a tear is shed a smile...
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    HeartOfPoetry HeartOfPoetry 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    Stay close to me... by moi(Music: The Song of Good Hope... Glen Hansard)Stay close to me.Let me feel your warmthOn a cold October daySofter the winter that's coming,And warm a...
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    As the wind flirts with the night Walking along the beach under the stars as our light With both feet in the sand we hold each other so tight Bringing our lips softly together...
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    Like a haunting page from my history your eyes so dark as they hold many secrets your mind dark with untold truths now I make a soldiers decision to fly away the florescent...
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    The Writer April 13th, 2012 Deep concentration pulls words from thin air, an arm connects thoughts with actions, forming something that was once not there gripping firmly the...
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    Long brown wavy strandsSoft sweet caress
Upon his bare shouldersFeather kisses upon his chestThe anticipation tingling withinGentle lips that soon become hungryTongues...
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    I lock the back door, the cold metal of the doorknob burning strangely in my hand. The steps creak as I descend and a nail catches the hem of my pants. I grip the wooden rail to...
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