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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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    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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    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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    "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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    "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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    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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    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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    "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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    "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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    It's all I have right now. I tried writing light stuff and it just went dark and darker
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Jan 16

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    Control or be controlled Control or be controlled I'll just swallow your soul swallow that sweet soul Bind you and tie you down Gag you and bring you down Don't worry my little...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    My Broken Heart How do I stop the shrieking pain? My broken heart My screaming brain The questions why I do not know She will not speak To tell me so How do you stop my bleeding...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 1

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    Oh watchman in your tower tall, what's it like, watching the city gates break and fall? Your allies have stood by while they listen to the screams of pain as the villagers die...
    Zapxbolt Zapxbolt 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Imagine yourself Alone in your head You're hanging, dangling From a silver thread Empty, alone With the monsters within Internally screaming You just want to give in Now imagine...
    AlphaBloodMoon AlphaBloodMoon 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Blood trickles down her velvet white hands She never knew it would be like this She hung her head in utter despair The blood was hot and more red than a rose She struggled to move...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Tar like blackness has engulfed my soul Dreadful thoughts leaves an empty hole Everything around just isn't the same Leaves me standing with this aching pain My mind bends and...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Disconnect emotions ..from my soul Break it out ...leave an empty hole Take out my eyes ..so I can't see Sew my mouth shut.. no way to speak Hands cut off ..now I can't feel...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Lightning streaks of madness ran through her wild mane As black stained cheeks arrived again Artice blue eyes burned bright with rage Frantically grasping her rusted brass cage...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Vicious beings inhabit this planet Can't do anything .. Can't stand it Just sit and pretend, place on your mask Stay on cue .. Make sure it lasts Dull aches fall to the pit of my...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I hurt because of you. The pain I felt when you hurt me. The anger that followed what you did. I could never understand why you did these things to me... I was 6 Just beginning...
    AlphaBloodMoon AlphaBloodMoon 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    dataworm dataworm 18-21, F Jan 20

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    Mother Death Sweet Mother Death, reigning over this land Sing her song and she'll take your hand Her touch electrifies, with a kiss unique Lips caress lips on the mild and meek...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    "Bad Poetry" I call it bad poetry sometimes it's just stacked lines sometimes it's banal and trite I break the academic rules and write songs to be sung by fools Maybe I don't...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 22

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    Sitting in the cold darkness, The candle no longer burns brightly, Left with only memories of the past, A future that is uncertain, Hello solace my old friend, In solitude I...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 7

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    "My Seedy Heart" Welcome find within a carnival of sin a festival of pain and a dusty fifth of gin Watch your step there is a cleft of hard knock rocks and shocks to your left...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 23

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    In lover's lusts we sit within I with my vodka and you with your gin We planned to sail around the world You wanted a boy, I - a girl Somewhere, somehow - we lost our way Or...
    Aristartle Aristartle 46-50, F Jan 24

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    I was asked just now to write a poem about books straight off the cuff and I came up with this. I thought it wasn't so bad, so I decided to post it for posterity. "Lifeless Life...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 5 Responses Jan 21

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    A beating heart... Constantly pounding within my eager chest. Ever vibrant and without unrest. Full of love and good intentions too. Just like those my heart speaks every...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    "Tara" There's a ghost inside the mirror staring back into your eyes what exactly brought you here? It's a wonder how time flies Have you ever traveled back in time to the day...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Looking but never finding, Only seeing glances of shadows on the walls, Never truly connecting, The light fades in and out, It is hard to see the face, Even harder to see the...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Walking slowly through the cold winter air, Winds bursting up against my body, Breathing out a breath the eyes can now see, Slowly embracing the cold inside me, Looking up to...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Howdy pards I'm Cowboy Longdick an' right here's mah cowboy rap I be got-down off mah hoss Stepped in ah pile of sssssshhhifting sand Bogged up to mah assss-prin bottle Whooped...
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Special moments in time can be frozen, These times melt within our memories, To be cherished and looked back on with a smile, For it is the memories in life that make one human...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 11

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    Howdy folks :) I fer got mah cowboy name lol Anyway went to the hogtied county fair an won the biggest wiener contest :) Brought home two hundert dollars an gave it to Paw. Boy...
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M Jan 13

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    Exhausted Push me until I'm too far away to reach out. Pull me as close as your skin. Drive me out into the foggy dawn, then walk me toward the sunshine in your smile. Turn...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    dataworm dataworm 18-21, F Jan 20

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    Mistaken You unfold and stretch upward. Plump, golden, lovely in your simplicity. You imagine that maybe, possibly... You just might be beautiful. You just might be important...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    The day grow short A blur to my eyes The hollow shadow grows Pressing, pulling,tearing It creeps in, whispering How do I stand How do I walk How do I fight They fall now Those...
    darkkanteesh darkkanteesh 26-30, F Jan 12

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    "Alien Warpaint" Wow this is vivid ******* brightness dude! I feel like I should be wearing alien warpaint. Everything is beauty in the vivid existing nothingface. Everything is...
    WhatIsMu WhatIsMu 26-30, M Jan 14

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    I want that poetry streak I had before. I was able to write beautiful poetry, then I got raped and I lost it. It's been about 10 years and I can't come up with anything. ugh
    elnleah elnleah 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I'd like to write, but I'm literally stuck. I'm watching these 3 talk a storm in the chat ( a live stream finished...although that was 10 mins ago..) They're still talking. I am...
    ForeverStarrs ForeverStarrs 18-21, F 24 mins ago

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    Finally! The third part, and end to "An Enigma's War"....wish I could tag people in this so my good friends who wanted to see then end could see it, but anyways, I digress. Parts 1...
    BlueEyesWhiteSnow BlueEyesWhiteSnow 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Don't really know, just kinda random and not that good...: The darkness is all around me It engulfs me And creeps across my skin Slowly soothing the bright red burns And raises...
    GennyBoots GennyBoots 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Never give up on yourself or your dreams. Each day brings with it a new hope, a new set of graces and opportunities. Indecision is the killer of dreams and opportunities. Be...
    emmanuel04 emmanuel04 31-35, M 36 mins ago

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    When Day turns to Night I will fall into darkness fall away from the light falling, falling so deeply, when day turns to night The darkness is good, it makes my heart take flight...
    niceguy222 niceguy222 70+, M Jan 15

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