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    Slowly - you fade away -

    as a dream in daylight - a dream - I once thought - was true
    Xenox Xenox 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    If you don't know how to be the best person,

    Embody the worst. Think his thoughts, Walk his path and know his ways. Then soon, you will at last see. That you are everything, and everyone. Can be anyone, for no reason at all. You are not defined by the interpretation You are defined, by the experience.
    ltuthill ltuthill 18-21 a week ago

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    Would anyone like to know,

    Just how much I go through. It's worse at night. Feelings come over me, and I wish to die. Most nights at least. I'm happy that I'm starting to find peace. If not, I'm afraid I would have to leave. This place we call earth for eternity. Deeply, I am sorry. If not for you, my...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Jun 21

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    The Collective Eye

    We trek across an amorphous dream Vague shapes weave into obscurities Drawing me in Extending a hand behind a smiling guise. Spiral front and then back again In a barrel we spin in disarray Forehead sweats Reaching to wipe the tears from another eye. Mind eclipses everything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    Ghost

    I live in a car that's been burned out for years. The guy that was driving, His bones are still here. I was with him when it happened. We were both drinking beer. We went off a cliff. The fire burned up our tears. I am waiting for judgment. My soul shakes with fear. This life...
    kidkeith kidkeith 51-55, M 10 Responses Jun 22, 2011

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    That time... Lying on the bed with you.

    .. That time... timeless With Hozier playing "Someone New" Tapping your foot off mine in rhythm to the music Your knee on my thigh, Your crimson lips and blackberry eyes, Though my eyes were closed, I could feel you smile Within... That moment threatened by movement...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    There was pain behind her eyes,

    Sadness right in the whites, A madness that she only truly confessed at night. Head always aching, from sleep deprivating. Lack of sleep, turned into "sleep is for a weakling." Soon she's skipping out on meals, Doesn't eat a 'meal' for a week. Constant migraines, Become a...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Whirlwind:- The storm imploded upon itself,

    and at the centre the power of its wealth. The force of it all is enough to kill, but from somewhere the boy found his will. I was protected by a shaft of light, that called my name and restored my sight. Now I seek storms and look for the lost, I show them the light whatever...
    Wisdom8 Wisdom8 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 4, 2014

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    Bout Of Darkness

    Acrimonious and fragmented is this day Mislaid and secluded is thy love From the pitcher of sorrow I drink the liquid of my slow death. It pours through my soul, drenches my inner most anatomy and quiches my thirst for things unlawful and just. It puts out the flames that dance...
    Ariraine Ariraine 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    Kindness

    What little bit of what's left of me almost died today. Those things that mean so much in this world, I lost along the way. I met a man as cold as me. He found what i had lost. He turned around and gave it back.. He knew just what it cost. In a world so cold and hard...
    kidkeith kidkeith 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 14, 2011

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    Every day feels like a roulette table spinning

    not knowing where my mind will go. Where the ball will land is unknown. I Lay a 50 on the table and place a bet on the day because the symptoms they are shown. How do I overcome the random mixture that is played if the days escape is still a minds game? -I wrote this about...
    JaclynAisling87 JaclynAisling87 26-30, F 1 Response May 31

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    A Weaker Soul

    { I only cry when it rains } { No one knows that I'm in pain }  { I only laugh when I"m insane } { There is nothing left that I can claim } { My life has been just like a train } { It has wrecked and I'm  to blame } { The cars go by on first and main } { But i am walking...
    kidkeith kidkeith 51-55, M 4 Responses Dec 23, 2010

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    You it has always been you You,

    and your eyes so blue Your hand in mine Just laying next to me so divine. Sublime. Your voice, your smile I don't care if you stay forever, or for a while. Sometimes I just stare at you. You, and your eyes so blue. No one will ever take your place, No one tells your jokes, or...
    lessneedymonica lessneedymonica 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    It all starts with a word.

    A word and a dream. A dream of a flightless bird. The yearning to fly And the willingness to learn to do so. I guess that's how dreams are created. With a word and your ability to take a chance Like the feather of a land bound bird. It will soon drift through the wind and learn...
    NightWriter216 NightWriter216 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    Written in celebration of 100 Facebook

    friends Strands woven on gold, bronze and earth. A few swatches of winter snow, as well as those that dare bare their naked crowns to the sky. How many cities, how many peoples scattered like diamonds on green and blue across the wide earth, and washed down the river of...
    subotaicataloger subotaicataloger 41-45, M Jun 1

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    A Lover's Plea When I initially had my eyes

    laid on thee, Thou already became my enormous glee. Thy majestic presence which captivates me, And each person around me, seems to agree. Thou have enthralled me with thy complete splendor. I have given thee my highest endeavor. With infatuation, not one can measure. Although...
    HeartsBlossoms HeartsBlossoms 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm too small for your big world I'm too dim

    for your bright light I'm too slow for your fast life I'm too weak to fight this fight
    heymarie heymarie 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    Awake At 300 Am

    Just trying to find my way like everyone else , With these blue eyes there's a story to tell. A war on my mind but still moving forward , Sailing into the sunset where the birds chew crate and murdels. Like a butterfly born after a storm I conquer these challenges, On a quest...
    CharlieBm CharlieBm 18-21, M Jul 15, 2013

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    (This is more made to be like a song)

    Sentient beast She roams the streets Looking for a victim, hiding from conviction Sharp claws drag along the road The eery scraping echoes in the darkness There's no one there who knows her name The beast moves slowly with the weight of her shame Sentient beast She roams...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Short, Sweet, & Straight To The Point.

    Play with my hair, not my fears. Show me you care, & that you're really here. Kiss me and mean it, or your *** can beat it. Tell me you love me, & let me see it, in your eyes. Whisper to me saying how you don't care, what anyone thinks, but you swear, you've never felt this way...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Jun 13

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    Shell Around My Heart Trapped inside this

    lonely shell is where I'd rather be. Then outside in that dreadful world, where suffering awaits me. I've fought this battle for way too long I think I'll just give in. At least I'm not a arrogant man and admit I couldn't win. So please don't judge me too harshly for wanting...
    APessimisticOwl APessimisticOwl 22-25, M Jun 12

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    Pointless Words He ruined my life,

    He stole my soul. I guess the devil got his payment in full. Yet still I live with nothing to gain. Is there nothing I can do to ease this pain? As I sit in this room and dwell on my life. I think of the pain, the sorrow and strife. Stuck in my thoughts, unable to sleep. Numb...
    APessimisticOwl APessimisticOwl 22-25, M Jun 12

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    My Garden

    The silvery remnants of activity, Reveals the hidden pathways of snail. The network, a labyrinth of tunnels, Leads me close to the working ants’ trail. A cavern warm and dark beneath hedges, Stores a visitor who reveals all at night. With its prickly features it endears me...
    pennynoodles pennynoodles 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    A figment of my imagination Or are you real?

    You're not here beside me But you remain by me still Not here, but there, But where I wonder? Perhaps on the boundaries of my heart just over yonder. Although in my mind, I wonder if it's true My heart tells me so That I can feel it is with you. For it skips a beat when I...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F Jun 5

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    I'M Glad I'M Not Flat Chested..

    Somewhere to place a wine glass, Somewhere to place a head. Somewhere to lose your eyesight to, When I’m lying down in your bed Somewhere to catch the toast crumbs, Somewhere to rest my book Somewhere to hold my fella’s eyes When he has that glazed over look. Somewhere to...
    pennynoodles pennynoodles 46-50, F 17 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Touch Me

    One look from you, I bare my soul Rarer than you will ever know Forbidden love, friend or foe I cannot hide, what I cannot show Exquisite torture, I hesitate Led by longing, lust, or fate But through every pulse, you resonate Made all the sweeter for the wait Touch me now with...
    Kalena09 Kalena09 51-55, F 14 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    To an ex- My castigating what we knew Is none

    of your concern. Let not light see my desires, Black and tarnished. Still I yearn To let you drown, to break you, Until my name, you spurn. Cold iron fall, and hammer strike The friezes christened with your name. Now I cast away the dreams, The hollow idols of this cave. May...
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M May 31

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    Late Night Thoughts. Scars,

    I have an endless amount. Yet you don't see them, So I stopped keeping count. You make my heart have a certain bounce. Before you I felt dead, but now I think I've found life again. Without you, I don't think I'd be here. With you, I'm the happiest person out there. Sounds...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    Sounds of the wood, if only I had never known,

    then surely I would have understood. The true temptations from my heart, A place corrupted of innocence, To have to begin all over, Would be the best place to start. 'Twas my friend the owl, Saying whoo, whoo...who..who, I faithfully heard him say,.. Whoo are you? Call me...
    3072runelogo 3072runelogo 36-40, M May 31

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    Will He Be My Reality?

    Lost without a smile, Tears that flowed with the wind, Each night and day, I close my eyes and dream of hope, The shattered emptiness crushed my soul. The cracks in my fragile heart slowly slipped away, I look to the sky as my wrists cry, I find hope in the darkness, The...
    SaphireOnFire SaphireOnFire 18-21, F Mar 25, 2013

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    Sometimes we need our time apart I dont know

    where and when to start Your love and kindness warms my heart But theres another one who took the part Why did you have to hide If id have known id take your side But you are just a little late This feeling is the one I hate Theres two of you theres one of me My heart is...
    Sib232228 Sib232228 16-17, F Jun 14

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    A Man Forgotten

    Soldiers marched all night inside the houses families cried the townspeople were affright people fled having nowhere to hide One man spoke to the people as they fled Crying:"be strong, fight, never give in" But the people looked at him nothing said He realized his fate he knew...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33 26-30, M 7 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    To Cody

    You are my life You are my light Your so sweet like honey Your sometimes so sweet, you melt my heart You make me smile every time i see you You make me blush every time i see you You take my breath away Your always there for me Your always in my heart Nothing makes me happier...
    BaileyBabyBlue BaileyBabyBlue 13-15, F Jan 16, 2013

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    F R E N C H ~ K I S S I N G !

    When I was 17 I had a FRENCH PENPAL AnaliseI went to stay with her in France - near PARISShe taught me a lot of thingsWe had a wonderful time togetherExploring PARIS and each other !She taught me how to FRENCH KISSMy BF's and GF's have all been grateful to her for teaching me the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    FwwKyouBatman FwwKyouBatman 16-17, F May 31

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    A venture into the deepest part of the woods.

    A place where no one ever dares to roam. The place where the youngest ones are born and the eldest go do die. This is the place that breeds fear in men and had long since been forgotten in the world of common understanding. It is the fruit hanging from natures tree in the hollow...
    3072runelogo 3072runelogo 36-40, M May 31

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    The fragments of my mind can't seem to grasp

    what and why you would cast some thing of such beauty and power aside.....like waves rolling into tides.... tearing down.... breaking .....apart.... lost then found like heaven and hell....rolled into one.....
    Andielee Andielee 36-40, F 6 Responses May 25, 2014

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    An ocean of memories of you to whom of

    which i have no recollection. Who are you and who am i? Blind like a child in a dark room crawling towards a life unknown Tenderness more scarce than Lust In cities of Steel ,devoid of trust we travel between now ,before and then until it is time to repeat again.
    LastMinutePrince LastMinutePrince 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 17, 2014

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    I"ve been locked in this cage

    for far too long The walls are too high The chains too strong I want to know what it's like to be free To spread my wings and fly To feel the cool breeze I want to know what it's like To run, walk, or even just crawl But I never trusted anyone enough To catch...
    sweetpea6200 sweetpea6200 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 16, 2014

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    Why do some of us have all the luck?

    To work, to play, to love to ****? & still remain mostly unscathed. They maintain a home, a friendship, a love, a family unfazed. While some of us suffer, suffer, suffer. Maybe it's because we don't have a buffer. No loved ones to show us the way. We have to find our own path...
    lessneedymonica lessneedymonica 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 20

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    By Me, For My Childhood Abuser....

    I was just a child, and you a man, now I'm an adult, look at me if you can. I'm no longer the child, You sought to destroy, the innocent life, you claimed as your toy. now let's see you hurt me, let's see you try, but you can't hurt me, as I'm stronger inside. You stole the child...
    June30 June30 26-30, F 10 Responses Nov 20, 2010

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    On this day the sun is bright,

    we say goodbye to the lonely night. As the sunbeam shines upon your face, the world becomes a brighter place. Yout smile is tender, kind, and sweet, with love that knocks me off my feet. The day is glorious now you're awake, it's amazing the difference one can make. Come take...
    soutahguy soutahguy 41-45, M a week ago

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    The Person I Yearned For Thou walked in the

    room carrying thyself. I thought about thee, is this oneself? The shock when thou art the replacement, But it seems thou art an excitement. Thou art not the person I yearned for, But you don’t give me lots of labor. And thy appearance is breath-taking, And you are worth it to...
    HeartsBlossoms HeartsBlossoms 13-15, F a week ago

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    The Ultimate Gift

    My stepson arrived whilst we were away, Oblivious was I on that wonderful day. My husband, he knew, his child would be born, Between son and his wife, emotions were torn. I never found out until much later on, For a whole ten months, the prize I had won. The confession it came...
    pennynoodles pennynoodles 46-50, F 10 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    We All Have Our Demons

    We can't forget our past no matter how hard we try. But the tears we cry ,can wash away the demons inside. It doesn't take much for our past to return. A sound or a song, and those memories burn. I wish we could forget the thoughts that haunt our soul. So we could look forward...
    kidkeith kidkeith 51-55, M 15 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    All of our 'children' are fluffy

    and sweet, except for one thing, they have four feet. Little tongues, so tiny and pink, makes us often wonder and think. They put such smiles upon our faces, running and playing in their own little oasis. They've never known such pain or fear, they are ours to...
    ViolaViva ViolaViva 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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