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I Like To Write Dark Poetry

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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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    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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    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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    "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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    "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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    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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    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 46-50 Jul 13

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    "gremlins of the mind" look upon you with my dark face you would not know me for i am lost from all light i have stepped into the shadows and know not my way home i have come to...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 30

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    "our sunny day once again" night is the worst so easy to believe that it'll never end try and distract yourself but the empty room presses in on you no compromise with the lonely...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Sep 18

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    I am going to paint a picture, Paint a brand new start, A beautiful joyful portrait Not my usual abstract art My picture is slowly building I like what I see Scars less prominent...
    emmylou82 emmylou82 26-30, F Sep 13

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    "with voiceless pride" perhaps it was his love for the salt and the sea perhaps upon the desert of waves he awaited a vision to awaken his dreaming heart some beautiful illusion...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 15

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    "she walks barefoot in the fields" she gathers them up holding them gently in her arms there are more every day like harvesting flowers pick them when they are in full bloom she...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 13

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    "sun creepin" hot sun creepin long be hours for cool evening comes so we got to hang on for just a little longer we just gotta git down this mountain side just gotta forge the...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 3

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    "falling hero's" her tinderbox mind burst into flames of mad sadness's at any moment that will burn like a river of tears she will strain at speaking just the right words...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 16

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    The scars on her wrist Are the story of her life A razor kiss When she gave up on her life. Her crys for help That never came Instead she yelpS With the pain. Suicidal thoughts On...
    justamistake justamistake 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have chains cast around my soul, and these chains, I can't control, I'm cut to shreds, leaving me with death. I can never escape the day, no matter what I do or say. I'm set out...
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    "quick as sin" she ran quick as sin to tell the moon of the maidens sea of intents but her tongue twisted upon the word as they were written she will always remember the first...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Sep 5

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    Are you only but, a Simple Dream that my wondering thoughts play as I sleep? or a Forgotten Memory, scattered to the winds of my long lost Past? Are you a meer Stranger that longs...
    FavoleRose FavoleRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    And the sun rose for the last time The dawn of the final day As the sad and lonely planet Knew the price it had to pay No birds had sung that morning No rain pattered on the...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today the skies are gray and cloudy, The raindrops fall outside my window, It reminds me of a life full of darkness and despair, One that is impossible to change, A rhythm...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    She was like the ocean. Only, people can only walk in the shallow parts. The parts where she's happy, where she can look you in the eye and smile at you, being happy. But the...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Searching, thinking and wandering through life, Watching myself and people change right before my eyes, Chasing rainbows and the impossible, Looking for something that was...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    My body aches, my heart wants, my soul yearns, Twisting in pain inside and out, Watching the sun fade and the sky dim, Left inside a vapid world of darkness, Looking for hope...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Sep 12

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    I can't stop writing. Its an absolute necessity for me, an addiction even. I look for new forums to express myself. Though I realize EP is not likely a place where my work will be...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    The beauty of a gray sky embraces my soul, The clouds are beautiful to me, The rain that comes from the sky refreshes me, It is rain and the cool cloudy days that fill me up...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    FEAR Come here near and feel the fear look my eyes are full of fear as i walk darkness is near you can escape the fear fear,me and you away but near the end is near.
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Sep 11

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison SO BADLY. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM BEGGING YOU
    marcuscash marcuscash 18-21, T 1 Response Sep 21

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!
    marcuscash marcuscash 18-21, T 3 days ago

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    Your Friend I'm your friend, your friend forever You probably don't notice me much I hide in plain sight, I'm quite clever. I'm not like your other friends, I'm unique I'm not...
    Comedian94 Comedian94 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    my love gave me a safety vest. it seems a simple thing.. wasn't a Lamborghini, or a condominium... A first-class trip to Paris, or even a county fair.. and if i were to tell him...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I want to yell at the top of my lungs and never stop. Can't you see this is killing me and I don't know if I can survive this pain my heart torn to pieces my soulf shatted I wish...
    gem207 gem207 31-35, F Sep 2

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    Insanity & profanity go hand in hand just like two lovers upon the sand. Thanks for reading now **** off!
    BookOfShadows BookOfShadows 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Our phones have become attached body accessories, Our government has become the oppressors, Our food has become tainted, Our education has become indoctrinated, Our traditions...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Sep 11

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    Another poster of her, missing for How many days? She wandered out of her house and into the haze The last one who saw her swept her away, Threw her into her mind and there she...
    joelle12 joelle12 16-17, F Aug 30

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    Love The Reaper The oceans do not have enough tears for my sadness ....my eyes are now bleeding and blind because Sorrow has gauged them out and taken them as her treasure. That...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    I knew a baby girl who wanted no attention The fact that she was given none is what they never mention I knew a little girl who never spoke a word She learned early on she simply...
    thescarletibis thescarletibis 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I have written short stories and thinking about a novel maybe about an asylum. I am also writing my own book on miscarraige and ectopic pregnancy.
    willowknight willowknight 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    HEAT A Spark of life leave my body death is close..... didn't manage to get enough? no,didn't manage nothing at all? come here near give me spark give me fire,here,near..... as i...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Sep 16

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    Oh I used to. It was a way one painfully shy teen was able to express himself through the charecters he wrote about.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    The Autumn air refreshes me, It brings forth a cool and gentle breeze, It reminds me of better days to come, The Fall refreshes my soul, It brings back hope, I think clearly...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm only 7 beers in I wish it was 10 I really want to sleep But my head would rather keep Me up for a while For one more chance to smile A memory or song It can't be at all wrong...
    toehold toehold 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    is everyone happy? i broke. you all thought i was unbreakable but this whole time.. this whole ******* time i was broken. every day. every damn day i break more but no one...
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F Sep 19

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    I haven't worn pink in ages. So today when I found my pinkish tie dye and pink shorts and put them on I went "woah. I look strange." :D
    Jennnaaa Jennnaaa 13-15, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I started writing poetry after my big brother died when I was 14 to find a way to express my feelings. But it wasn’t until 2013 when I started to actually publishing my poems on...
    JustPatty JustPatty 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    I do a lot of freestyle writing that I depict as 'dark poetry' open your minds. Let me know what you think please ----- Interlude: food for thought It's not always how you...
    Coranpharel Coranpharel 18-21, M Sep 4

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    SUNSHINE Sunshine above me sunshine you got me release the dark in me release me make me feel free sunshine... this day i won't forget this sun on me,God's gift that make me breath...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 34 mins ago