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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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    "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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    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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    "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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    "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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    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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    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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    Darkness wraps it's arms around the light Darkness casts it's shadow across my mind Darkness readies for a fight How much longer can I stand Before I fall into the sand
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    darkness surrounds the fears of my past Death lurks around every corner ..no boast Could this be the very end I just may think so my sweetest friend Darkness takes over Look over...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Death has a sting that only lasts Circling around a memory past Death swoops in and takes a soul Floods unravel.. if truth be told Death is dark and grabs you quick Sorrow filled...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    I wake up with a big head ache there is an itch in my head so I scratch it till I am satisfied but wait I feel my hand wet so I look and it is all red dripping blood on my carpet...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Breakfast Poem im a murderer in the high 3 degree my acts I always take them further I keel you if you agree or not I won't care I like to torture you will just stand and stare be...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    No name -16 feb. 2013 Had a chance to glide over my stream of solitude Shattered pieces of my strength catch the wind briskly No backbone left in my delicate heart Time stands...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F Feb 18

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    Porcelain shatters throughout the night Engulf the skies with blackening fright Tell me your angle.. my precious one Feel the fire burning.. like eternal sun Paint me thought...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Every cut The next drop I can only see What I am not I can't do it It will go wrong Living is hard Just can't go on I'm tired of this Too much pain I can't endure this Just not...
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    the thoughts keep pounding in my head, let us go let us out they cry and whimper, the knifed sharp blade silences them thus for who knows when the next round will begin
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M Feb 12

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    This mirror here holds no reflection The image is there; it ceases connection I ball up my fists.. As tight as can be I shatter this mirror before I can see My fists all bloody...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I just built my well up higher tears nor fears can flow over I wallow in all my transgressions I'm no fool.. No more confessions I deserve what comes to me Karma calls and it's...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Black tide at the shores of my consciousness The vultures spreads their wings Paranoia returned from the deepness As I descend into bleakness
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Feb 20

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    World shattered Pieces once more on the floor Pick them up to put back together? No, I'll just leave them on the fu.ck.ing floor My shattered dreams Have cut me deep Toxic...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    Gather the ridges off my head Take me away, let me be dead I'll go to sleep and never awake take me god for goodness sake My heart falls out again and again It's pouring outside...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F Feb 21

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    Battle inside has been ignited Blind eyes cracked ..nothing united Ice cold heart resides in this shell Living my own creation ..of personal hell Demons and angels claw for my...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    The sadness erupts Leaving me still The scars of my past visible only to me The loneliness An empty feeling Leaves me reeling As I stare out of my lifeless eyes Waiting to feel...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    If we all died right now .. How would it be Take a whole look ..at all of me I want death to take me now I won't ask questions or wonder how Constant tears flow from my face I...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Frozen landscape Stretching all around Bleak and unforgiving Nothing living Breaking into my soul Blood becoming cold In this place with no meaning Looking for something...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 24

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    A damsel stretches her feet Walking a mile in his shoes As he reminds her She can't really leave He's had her before she knew
    Kittykriket Kittykriket 18-21 Feb 25

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    I write terrible poetry ; Last night I dreamt of you and me standing in the hallway, You were leaving,looking for a reason you should stay The room was lit, bright and hot, like...
    ohfunk ohfunk 26-30, M Feb 25

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    The wickedness came slowly but with perseverance, It slid into the cracks of the hearts, minds and souls, It promised great protection and safety, It spoke softly and with a...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    Hello solitude my old friend, It is you which I can count on to never offend, You are are always here when I am on the mend, With you I never ever have to pretend, Deep within...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Each unique soul wanders through life searching for it's place, Wandering aimlessly in this cruel human race, Always looking for goodness, searching for grace, Every single life...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    As the deep darkness of winter descends, My frigid skin is pieced deeply reminding me of the passages of time, Each day that passes reminds me of a life which has wandered...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Is it meant to be like this? Was it meant to be easy? The light shines sometimes highlighting the abyss The road beyond is a challenge of will The road just travelled was...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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    What's the matter? What, with me? The world? Nothings wrong with me...but the world is in turmoil Wait, maybe it's the way l view the world Can you see it? The slow but...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Is life just one big ruse? Time just passing by with the blues, Filled with ups and downs and bad news, What is before us, do we really get to choose? Through all the pain and...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    The cold winter wind pierces my skin, Weary and worn out, I don't know where to begin, The fading sun has left a lonely man with nothing more then a shadow of a grin, Battered...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Lovely white snowflakes from the dark gray sky they fall, Each one very different and unique to us all, So fragile they are, some sticking to the ground, Never causing the...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 24

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    Bad poetry ;). !
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    Roses are red Violets are blue I'm bad at poetry If you're good, **** you
    Casualdeviant Casualdeviant 18-21 2 Responses Feb 12

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    He says, 'don't think.' He says, 'just write. 'Just start with a word, and the rest will follow Naturally, as the day follows the night.' He says, 'I won't judge you,' as if I didn...
    thetitania thetitania 16-17, F Feb 23