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I Like To Write Dark Poetry

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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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    "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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    "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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    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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    Oh dear heavens yes... My poetry is dark as crap. If you ever want poetry that will make you depressed then I've got you covered.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    "like a cheshire" her iron words rusted in the rain so we had to sit in the hot afternoon restoring the image she had painted with a sweet turn of phrase dazzled by the sunlight i...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 27

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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 2 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 a week ago

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    every passing hour, i feel the desire in me grow, u make me sick but like a ***** i am on your beckon call i trade blood for bruises a lot less excuses i pop my pills so i don't...
    systemslut systemslut 26-30, F Aug 20

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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 4 days ago

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    THE WIDOW The little church beneath the trees The soft and gentle autumn breeze The congregation looking glum The beating of a funeral drum The eyes behind a veil of lace The...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M Aug 20

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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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    Don’t look for the flaws as you go through life; And even when you find them, It is wise and kind to be somewhat blind And look for the virtue behind them. For the cloudiest...
    stuwey89 stuwey89 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The world is getting dark, Clouds gathering in the sky, Lightning heeds it's warning to the coming storm, People gathering on the earth, Searching for answers and truth, Lies...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Aug 21

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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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    Introspection I sit alone on this mossy old stone on a cold wet winters day and I remember places and loved ones faces they all seem so far away I don't really care if your...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 25

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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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    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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    If I wear Hannibal Lector.... Down in my basement, I'll lock you away. And this is where I'll keep you long past your dying day. Just you and I, in my basement we'll stay. Where...
    LifeLacksLuster LifeLacksLuster 22-25, F Aug 29

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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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    I looked up the sky and felt a sense of calmness and relief, The Summer sun will now soon set and fade away, The nearness of Fall somehow eases my mind, I find great comfort...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Aug 21

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    TOYING AROUND It's wrapped in silk but bitter that thing of which we dare not speak with glorious bound unfettered the strongest serve the weak You speak with an altered prayer...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Cross Roads At the crossroads you stand and wait for something you cannot define with terms you know to cover choice and sounds you know aren't your own voice
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    THEN I sit blind at least blurry in a place I wouldn't want you to find me my ears are ringing louder than my heart was singing years ago before I lost my senses...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    So how I'm gonna tell this tale? There once was a girl, so over heels fallen, For a boy who never in his wildest dreams would ever, ever bail. She knew by the way he looked to her...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Limbo exists Only because we allow Nothing between The pages of life Except breadth and tallow There lies limbo Searching … Searching … For a way of life That fits inside a...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M Aug 27

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 4 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 1 day ago

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