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I Like To Write Dark Poetry

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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 46-50 Jul 9

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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 46-50 Jul 13

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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

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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 46-50 1 Response Jun 30

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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 46-50 Jun 25

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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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    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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    ALONE Alone with the darkness I like it this way It’s cold and it’s damp And filled with decay My friends in the crypt Invite me to stay “ rest you bones over here Let our...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    MY SWEET ELF My Sweet Elfin Angel My Purest of Light Your Energies Brilliance Delicate, Bright You Search for Your Soul-Mate But What Have you Found Darkness and Demons To Bring...
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    HEADSTONE HILL Just me and my hill top With no one to care Just headstones and nature A breathe of fresh air Bodies in Boxes All laid out in rows Spirits at peace In Stately...
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    The days go by I'm running out of time My dreams fly away Where they never stay My heart hates the pain It's like I've become insane The blood on my arm Represents the harm Prove...
    EternallyHeartBroken EternallyHeartBroken 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    UNICORN MASSACRE (http://sobrietylove.blogspot.com/2014/12/the-unicorn-massacre.html) I can nearly hear the unicorns screaming Shattered rainbows and darkened skies My chest...
    Suzakusoul Suzakusoul 31-35, F Dec 3

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    Thoughtsinvisible fingers clasp my headoh they things they said, the THINGS they said!answers I so desperately seekchurn and burn and grind my souloscillating, spinning beyond my...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I took a creative writing class in college. I can't remember now if I took it because I thought it would be a "bunny" class or if it was required for my Early Childhood Education...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    Here's a poem i made up on the spot. Is it any good? Is it worth reading? Well i will let you all decide that for yourselves. Anyway, here's the poem and i call it: Sand Castles...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    You tease I tease You excite me Because I excite you You hide behind your ego You say to yourself I won't invest until she confess You draw me into your energy with a pull so...
    SpanishRose10 SpanishRose10 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I love song writing. I write songs everyday. It's funny though I claimed to be upset and devoured by depression , no one tried to help me or even acknowledge or even believed me...
    internallybroken internallybroken 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 22

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    Not novels really more just poems and short stories I've tried a few longer almost novel like stories but to no avail.
    Andyb1ack Andyb1ack 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Working hard at hardly working, Alas I can't abide the shirking. Oh that I could be so lazy, sitting idle like a daisy but the tedium drives me crazy ~^.^~
    kyuketsuki1977 kyuketsuki1977 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    Constantly up against it, Banging your head against the world, Trying to see clearly, But forever being blurred, Logic doesn't always work, Misinterpretation is in vogue...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    The wind was silenced, All became so still, Something was in the air, one could smell it, Tension was approaching, People gathering amongst themselves, All of a sudden the...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 24

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    Shadows on the wall, Haunted by the passage of time, Nothing really changes, Fleeting moments of happiness, Endless thoughts of anguish, A heart that has hardened, Jaded by...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    You is you. Everyone else is taken. There is no right or wrong, just what others tell you. Do and believe what you think is right. Until you die. That's what a right thing is...
    RelaxItsJustANightmare RelaxItsJustANightmare 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    The empty indigo of the evening falls on the wet green earth and my heart sighs. The blinding white day was filled with feverish red activity and nothing was finished. The navy of...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    cold obsidian sky rustle the dead leaves I’m stuck somehow in oblivion. isolation wraps around compacting the crowd I’m stuck somewhere in the middle. unbelievably ignored...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    The beating heart grew louder with each day's passing, The blood flowed freely in my thoughts, Silent whispers breathing new life into my veins, Searching but never finding...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 28

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    You don't harbour my love anymore My heart is lost in the storm Baby let me come back home I'm lost alone in the cold I've never felt more at home in your arms I've never felt...
    brokenandtwisted brokenandtwisted 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I want to scream That I am not ok I want you to know That I am in pain But I know I am not yours Nor you mine Yet the hurt lingers I spend my days Picking up pieces Hiding...
    bethany444 bethany444 46-50, F Dec 3

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    He is lurking in the shadows.....just waiting for his next victim,Hands like the coldest ice, eyes like the darkest coal,his long, dark robe drags along the floor,his scythe gleams...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Nov 21

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    I actually like ancient Chinese poetry a lot!!! Here's one of my favorite, the translation is okay, or I should say, pretty good...?  Immortals on the Magpie Bridge1...
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F Nov 25

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    I hate the Light. I like the darkness a lot. I am more active at night. I love wearing black. Or dark maroon. I hate the sun. I hate going out in the morning. I have thoughts so...
    MayIToo MayIToo 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    A ghost in the shadow of dawn The space between the darkness and light Consciousness descending to take corporeal form. A stranger looking back from a distorted reflection. The...
    PoliteDeviance PoliteDeviance 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    In the words of Alan Watts: "Advice? I don’t have advice. Stop aspiring and start writing. If you’re writing, you’re a writer. Write like you’re a ******* death row inmate...
    the7thsphere the7thsphere 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    Still I've reached no answer, For the same old question. Will I ever be satisfied, With anything less than perfection? Can I jump the hurdles, Of life's imperfect flow? Will I...
    absolutionist absolutionist 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    The bond between you and me, That the world cannot see. Holding in filament, In the dark, incandescent. How mellifluous is the murmur, That makes you enrapture. Every touch making...
    nottoofarnottooclose nottoofarnottooclose 22-25, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Word images I've made today.-An elderly patient is anxiously sitting on her wheelchair as she continuously complain about her body malaise and diarrhea. Some can only listen to her...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I don't claim to be a poet, though I sometimes write poetry, albeit poorly. I write what happens to be in, or pouring from, my heart and soul. This is for, to, and about, my best...
    waterbaby79 waterbaby79 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Glass Darkly for Caro a song by William Scott Yates copywrite 5-17-2008 Misted haze , swirling Enwraps my Soul To taste of once And nevermore In mystic dreams the...
    pryzmcat pryzmcat 46-50, M Dec 3

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    Moonlight Lullaby-BrunuhVille This is my Moonlight Lullaby, a song of Sorrow, Heartache, and Pain.. My soul can No longer Carry on, without you near me... This is a Moonlight...
    FavoleRose FavoleRose 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I wrote this one many years ago: Silent Victor Sunlight and laughter spill down the halls, bouncing off walls; the ancient call casts a warm, softly luminescent glow across the...
    Tterbow Tterbow 41-45, M Nov 26

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    I follow the dark songs of my heart, through the cold rain wet grass, led by the cold and coMfortless voices of crushed and tear-stained flowers, passing through the tall black...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    Darkness is my friend darkness sees everything I see
    Juggalooking Juggalooking 70+, M 1 hr ago

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    like suffocating in slow rubies every time.... kissing you, is, all the time beautiful and watercolor lovely. drifting like a slow song whisper against your lips flesh famished and...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 6 Responses Dec 1

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