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    For My Wonderful Sisterheart Maryjanine

    Did I ever tell you, how glad I am that you are in my life? I'm telling you now, so you know how important you are to me. How much love I feel for you deep in my heart. So often be accepted as self-evident the beautiful and important things in life. And I realize that you are one...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    Possession

    The heat still lingers beside me a whisper of danger. Your deceit ran deeper than the wrinkle free face with which you smiled at me. Soft white sheets spread upon a king size bed, perfectly placed, an obsession. Hungry eyes that devour the weak, it was in your baby blues that I...
    IvoryTapestry IvoryTapestry 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2012

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    The Rain

    Pitter, pat.  tap tap , drip drip.  it starts off slow sometimes it rages like a lost soul and at others  a soothing  caress.  often cursed for its bad timing but then again it can be something so binding.   think , think of the times let it bring the sweet memories  the...
    love2suckle love2suckle 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2011

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    DECISIONS honey, you gotta hang this bu**sh**

    up! you can't keep going the way you are, and if you try, you're going to drop, your pickled brain stuffed in a jar. I'm not trying to pick on you, but you're not on the receiving end. I don't know how to get it through; I've pretty much had it, and I can't bend. this is not...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Feb 18

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    I Wanted To Sing Only

    I stand in the middle with a stupid grimace around me my senior year. A "cheese", a flash, then its over, The school finally spits us free. I look on the picture what will happen to us? Now as our life begins. Where will the journey lead? Back in the 3rd Class we have dreamed...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 6 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    Brother, brother why are you crying?

    Is it because I am dying? Mother, mother why do you care? Isn't it you who made the dare? Father, father why did you stop? Isn't it you who wants me to drop? Brother, brother what are those? Are you bleeding from a rose? Mother, mother why are you screaming? What did I do, I...
    SilentWinter SilentWinter 16-17, F Dec 21, 2013

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    Who Cares? I like to keep it fast

    and loose, admit I make the big mistakes, forget the real life for a while; that's all it ever really takes. no one is perfect at this game; I never try for perfection. the mess I make glares out at me and cannot escape detection. "who cares?" you ask. I guess just me. who...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    what do you do when your dream comes true?

    that's a very good question to me. give me a call if it's happened to you, 'cause in my life I have yet to see. I was told expectations were too much to ask, that nothing comes out like you thought, but now I've met others with heart for the task who don't buy the lesson I...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 11

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    All I Want

    All I want is a feeling of comfort: Two arms which hug me and never let me go Two eyes which look at me adoringly and say: You are the most beautiful A mouth which whispers comforting and loving words in my ear A body that gives me warms when I'm cold A love on who gives...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    Just make this one the spot

    as someone requested... Idk who you are, just met you here, i just know you are far from here. wherever you are just be happy, never be sad and cry and get nappy. cuz there is deepness in your eyes which is deeper than the ocean, don't waste a drop of tear cuz it will...
    CasanovaBoy CasanovaBoy 22-25, M Oct 26, 2014

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    Don´T Give Up!!!! For Poetry ... Her Life Is Just Very Difficult!

    At night, you're lying in your bed alone and try to sleep, but you can not, because too many thoughts are in your head. Things that eat away you inside. Fears that do not let you go. You try to fight against them, but it seems to be a futile, hopeless struggle. You see no light...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 8 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Luggage I need a character to write a fairy

    tale around; a hero or a villain, a man or a woman. I'm starting flexible; the character will tell the tale. perhaps he is over-proud. everyone has a weakness. a hero with an evil streak? it's a delicate balance. I don't know if I could pull it off. once again I have my doubts...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 19

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    Seagulls the seagulls screech

    as one along the pier; they ask me what on earth I'm doing here. it is their turf they tell me; I should leave. I can't believe their voices would deceive. Lock One is theirs, they say, make no mistake, and I should move along, for heaven's sake; but I have just as much right...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Is It Worth It?

    The life of a loner,, a has been stoner,, a desperite romantic who's life stays so frantic,,, keep searching for peace while roming the streets,, just need a release from the stress of a heart that beats with the bang of pain for a soul thats lost all controle,, I wander around...
    JasonLee29 JasonLee29 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    Warning: somewhat depressing The snow still

    falls upon the dismal keep As candles die, unanswered prayers long dead . A voice unheard confesses words unsaid Of what could be if not buried so deep. Outside the willow bows down low to weep As storms rage on and crush new life that pled To see just one spring, one gold...
    redhouse97 redhouse97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Somewhere...

    Somewhere in the air, there is a voice tells me nothing is fair. Somewhere in the sky, I can see clouds float with a smile. Somewhere in the beach, there is a shell pure and white.Somewhere in the wild I see the beauty of the dewdrop shine. Somewhere in the room...
    papri papri 26-30, F 4 Responses May 9, 2012

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    A starchild like you Well,

    you no longer live here in my life And you never come back again For you, there is now another destination I look at your picture and wish you luck. When love goes then you can not keep it In a cage love will get sick and will sings no more Only in freedom this feeling can...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 1, 2014

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    For my dear friend silentwriter I dry your

    tears and take your hand I hold you tight, have no fear I will guard you, I will protect you 'm here for you...have no fear. You feel weak sometimes and yet you are strong in my arms I hold you secure and warm from now on we are inseparable 'm here for you...have no...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    SUNDAY so much for Sunday; I slept the day

    through, when it could have been a fun day, thinking of you. you wouldn't have known the thoughts that I had: you, proud on a throne, or you being bad. one thing that I get, a truth that I see, that you didn't spend it thinking 'bout me. 'cause you were in church indulging...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 12 hrs ago

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    Love..

    It hurt's It's painful It fall's It can never get back up Once it's down, it stay's down You can live from it You can die from it Love hurt's Love is painful Love fall's Love can never get back up Once love is down, love stay's down You can live from love You can die from love...
    TheBrokenSouls TheBrokenSouls 13-15, F Jan 10, 2013

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    Friendship is a Golden Chain,

    The links are friends so dear, And like a rare and precious jewel It's treasured more each year... It's clasped together firmly With a love that's deep and true, And it's rich with happy memories and fond recollections, too... Time can't destroy its beauty For, as long as...
    lovingCuteSmartGirl lovingCuteSmartGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    You Ask Me If I Love You?

    If love means, that I trust you I feel alive like never before I hear music which previously never had a sound I forget time and space with you I fly in the sky of love on your terms I desire your body so much, that I could scream with pain I feel like I felt never before I...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    And So I Must As my Logic holds still in

    muffled protest, My Heart stands holding my Will with no mercy. I know these hands- They are strong and unrelenting. Crazed and ever wanting. It cares not for past wrongs done to it nor pain inflicted onto it. It loves only, Holds only, And, ever so hard it is to not submit To...
    lotusabloom lotusabloom 36-40, F Jan 26

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    DOWN TO THE WOODS: A Sentimental

    Claptrack remember when we used to go down to the woods, along the creek. I wonder if that path is still there now. I wonder too, who else walked there, helped to keep it clear by just walking. maybe the whole thing's managed by a cow. through the woods and down to the creek...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Dreams let's start here,

    on a crisp January day, so clean and clear, and filled with snow; and we'll decide where we might go on a day that doesn't burn the eyes. we'll need sunglasses for our enterprise. the snow falls gently round us, like a cloak, assumes the weight of smoke on our aging shoulders...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 18

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    Teen Love once more I'm talking 'bout myself.

    why not, who else is here? and thinking back to my mid-teens and the lovely Guinivere. it seems a little silly now; it was her name, I swear. romantic as I was those days, she had my heart right there. our love became a frightening thing and scared us both away. we were too...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 25

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    Luggage 2 I need a fairy tale for a character

    who's birthing in my imagination. an angel with a flaw who falls from heaven. a rogue who finds his moment of redemption. the drawing is a matter of delicacy; no ham-fistedness here. opportunities for heroes or villains must arise along the way. it is not a simple task, matching...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 22

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    Does anyone have any good poems they have

    written? I really need one
    tbhstephanie13 tbhstephanie13 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Love..

    My new poem...Love is when you can't tell him what is in your mind.Love is when you miss him and cry.Love is when you smile even it hurts a lot inside.Love is when you learn to forgive.Love is when his wish means more to you than yours.Love is when you cherish the moments with...
    papri papri 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

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    The air is silent, All is asleep.

    My watchful eyes look around, My ears stay alert. The hunt has started, Both for my pray and for me. My footsteps are soundless, My body cold. I look up at the night sky, A winter dance is all I can see. Below me is a frozen tundra, My world fresh and anew. I pace myself while I...
    TigerNeko TigerNeko 22-25, F Feb 1

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    til we meet again

    Til we meet again You are me for I am you yet two different souls born free, not to be caged by man to dance and chase the wind but to always be you. You came to me or was it me to you you were so tame or  just a beaten soul was your spirit gone No , i don't think so but only...
    love2suckle love2suckle 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    I Wish To Be...

    Where the wind tickles one with anecdotes from every time and place Where the plants teach one of vulnerability and strength Where the rocks hum history in soothing tones where complexity is cohesive and simplicity reigns
    rustyfrog rustyfrog 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    I Wish I Could...

    Someone told me life is a miracle, So I started to think is it really possible, that I could vanish at this moment and maybe come back later at another moment - which is happy and peaceful. I wish my life was plain and simple Just like a drawing on paper with a pencil, with an...
    papri papri 26-30, F 14 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    I'M Not Perfect

    I'm not perfect I'm not smart I'm not pretty I'm not anything I know I'm not perfect I know I'm not smart I know I'm not pretty I know I'm nothing I've been called ugly I've been called retarded I've been called a lot of names I'm not gonna fight I'm not gonna cry I'm not...
    TheBrokenSouls TheBrokenSouls 13-15, F Mar 28, 2013

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    She was depressed alone,

    gathering all the broken pieces of her soul, hoping that one day she could mend it all, to find her smile through her tears, and find the joy through her pain. But just like the fire she burns, when all against her she never turns. Challenges fuel her more, to reach depth...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    Between Us

    It seemed a thing between us,reminded of three simians sitting,legs crossed and hands in familiar poses.This is not the way we share;Our friendship, love, and touch is based on more.Open your eyes and make clear your ears, and I will tell you of my secret life.Actions and...
    WildeOscar WildeOscar 51-55, M 6 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    Minimaxhall Minimaxhall 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 27, 2014

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    You Were The One, You Are The One

    You were the one who made me happy.But now you're the one who left me back in deep mourning. You were the one who has given me strength.But now you're the one who has taken the joy of life of me. You were the one I never wanted to lose.But now you're the one who has left me...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    DEALERS I've been smoking pot

    since sixty-seven; I'll look for a dealer when I get to heaven. but every dealer I can find is possessed of a criminal mind: me first, you last, be here by eleven. I'm carrying a three fifty-seven; don't want to be early for heaven. where there's dealers there's thugs; look...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    Friendship

    This is for all my friends in my real life and here on EP:Friendship isgive and takelaugh and cryfight and insightfulcomfort and understandinglove and honorforgive and overlookdark and lightFriendship isyou and me
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 9 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    Honesty I`m tripping over honesty,

    not an unfamiliar state. it doesn`t happen all that much, not these days, at any rate. I am a distant father now; my boys are now in Ottawa. the drive is more than I can take. the loss is recently so raw. I wish it could be other wise, with the many things I feel; I need them to...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 25

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    Her body glistens in the light I urge to play

    with her all night I pick her up and hold her steady Take a deep breath, we both are ready. I run one hand up her long neck Just touching her makes me euphoric Across her body, my right hand goes I've been practicing, believe me, it shows. Her body glistens in the light I urge...
    Mike9272 Mike9272 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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    Welcome New Day

        The rays of the sun beaming through my window,      calling for attention.       With your rays melting the cold away,      Brings great joy to start another day,      The...
    free112 free112 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 19, 2009

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    I didn't know you wanted me; I didn't know you

    cared; but when you said I haunted you, that's when I was scared. I hadn't thought of you that way. I thought we were just friends. your words were welcome, I must say, but that's how friendship ends. now I want you for my wife; I'm sure that scares you too, but now I want you...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    THE HUNTING TRIP I don't know how I became

    lost; it was familiar territory I crossed. I found a cave I didn't recognize. I lay there tired and closed my eyes. next moment I was by a tempest tossed. the land was new to me when I awoke, a group of strangers round me; someone spoke, "you are a stranger here, the agent of...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Feb 20

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    Mystery there is a sun

    that does not shine on you, a moon that races cloud to cloud and hides, as into cloud my mystic spirit rides, and seeks the starlight in the deepest blue. my heart is risen with the sun each morn, and sets again as every day is done. it craves the moment when we all are one, but...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 16

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    The Gift ladies and gentlemen,

    sit right down, and patience, hear me out; there is no bold prescription here for dealing with your doubt. I`ll leave that to the men in black, the promises they make. I cannot do that kind of thing; there`s too much here at stake. but if you will bear with me now there`s...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M