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    I met us yesterday but we didn’t listen From

    the beginning, from the playpen Amidst the arguing and the persuading We failed to take myself under wing Torn amongst us, I fell apart We lived my life a la carte Review, examine, analyze My brain we did sodomize Relive my past we did No thing did we forbid We are Harry Hotspur...
    just2curious2 just2curious2 51-55, M 23 hrs ago

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    I do...mostly in my language

    but I have written in English too. Maybe one day I will be brave and foolish enough to share. I have this silly dream of being published but at one point the memories potraited in the poems took over and I burnt them. I burnt my poems...they were like my diary. It sadness me...
    hannapanna hannapanna 36-40, F Aug 12

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    Gabe

    Theres a Man with a heart of gold Does he know this has he been told? He sees the world so logically Emotions and feelings he says dont come easily He has many wise words for people to hear Those who listen are the ones he holds dear. The lyrics he writes are his personal game...
    Missmathematics Missmathematics 46-50, F 10 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    Title: Temptation I am: The song you can't

    Get out of your head The vibrating baseline Progressive build and breakdown I am the flicker of a shadow Running rampant in your mind The glimpse of a smile Slowly spreading across your face I am the whisper you hear Your eyes closed for a moment The tension in your body...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    I walk about Prance and dance Around a funny

    thing I like to call chance Winners, losers Big fat users Sometimes we choose the **** That's spits us and chews us I hate this I want this To be loved, accepted Embraced in your kiss Poked and prodded Torn and knotted My heart is starving Its cold, it's carotid. **** you...
    Bubblery Bubblery 22-25, F a week ago

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    there were you and me,

    it wasnt any out of ordinary i saw you, the ray of innocence blinded me! fooled my heart. i touched you, i touched the poison not knowing whats going on. trust me honey, it was too late i couldnt stop the pain to spread my happiness turned into blue as soon as i dreamt of...
    netpoison netpoison 26-30, M 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    For My Love

    This is its currently completed form..I'm not sure if I will edit it in the future though..as something still feels missing..but..not missing. I have lived a thousand lives in your eyes, Painted portraits of a thousand angels In trying to capture you on canvas. I have seen the...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25 5 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    A CHILD'S GRIP There is a child's fist,

    Inside of me. Clutching tight to what my dad said, When I was three. I remember that night, My mom walked out the door. To leave my dad for good, And forevermore. I was very sad, That she was gone. My dad turned to me, And said "Son, You're a big boy now, And big boys don...
    bigmac2xk bigmac2xk 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I appear O, so happy

    and full of cheer yet within I do despair. How can this be? See me Happy, Feel me Sad. Tis a Mask I say, Theatrics. An act of Drama and Measure the joy without, Sound the depth of my The brilliance of the One reflects The Darkness of the Other. I wear a Light Mask, Yet carry a...
    just2curious2 just2curious2 51-55, M 23 hrs ago

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    Another poem from my youth.

    DENIAL OF LOVE Cupid's bow twangs, Broken arrows, On my heart. Lovely little sparrows, Ripped apart. I am dying. But have no fear. I am crying. But shed not a tear. I am trying. But it's not too clear. I am lying. When I look in the mirror. Death rides my soul. Look into...
    bigmac2xk bigmac2xk 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 19

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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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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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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    Fellow poets will get this: I hate it

    when someone looks at a depressing piece of poetry and are like: 'are you okay? You sound really sad...' It takes all of my restraint not to stab them with a pen (sorry inside joke just had to put that) because I have gone through stuff like that and I just need a way to express...
    AReadingWriter AReadingWriter 13-15, F Aug 12

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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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    As I hear the the battle drums My army marches

    Scared...yet hopefull for sum The fallen lay on wooden arches We see the enemy Anger rushes in our blood Everyone protects me We fight in the mud The battle rages on Body's collide I'm just a young paun The others have done this hundreds of times I join in the battle...
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7 13-15, M Aug 12

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    There's a haunting, It lingers in the back.

    Waiting for the moment to attack Things will bring it out, And out it comes. It's been locked up for so long You wonder what went wrong You. That's what went wrong. Haunting, creeping, waiting in the shadows your demons, They await. They'll laugh, at your face. No emotion...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Aug 9

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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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    The Stars They Burn Out.

    A man cannot be a king when he has no castle. A bird it cannot fly without its wings. A dog cannot be trained without a master. A song cannot be sung when there's no one there  to sing. The world is always flat in our dreams and nothing is ever what it seams. In the end , the...
    kidkeith kidkeith 51-55, M 10 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    Photographic Worlds Eloquence is reconstructed

    into controlled fingers. Figurines are acrobats gliding through lazy afternoons Baton twirls are titanic, altered pens spin dizzy mazes Pens are unnatural, they transform into guarded weapons Horseman in fashion can break these chanted trinkets. Dolls are lovably abused, then...
    WonderChange1264 WonderChange1264 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    from my grave when they downed my coffin in

    the grave, i knew you weren't there, because; i didn't smell your perfume in the air. even tho my last hope was for you to come; and drop some soil on my coffin. i swear honey, those would made the sweetest sound of rain drops for my final sleep. you know! even after this all...
    netpoison netpoison 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    It’s Been A Year It's weird to think It's

    been a year. A year since We were in the same class And both played some brass It's weird to think It's been a year Since we've held hands And went to the movies Every weekend What's changed In a year? Everything The way you Talk With your words slurred together Like a...
    ehp53 ehp53 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Wishing for rain. i wish it would rain,

    wish it would rain real hard. heavy rain would wash up, all the dirt that we've made. 'm wishing really bad! like the desert gets impatient looking at the over head clouds, 'n its deep sad breathe, run across with the sand storms. thousands of thousands unsung songs anger...
    netpoison netpoison 26-30, M a week ago

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    Flame (Don't Make Fun Please.)

    Before you read my poem you should know it uses symbolism, and it's free verse poetry. Flame By: Myusername22 My flame used to roar at one point. Orange, yellow, and red bursting brightly. Happy I stayed. No worries but to go play. Years past and my flamed has dulled. New...
    myusername22 myusername22 16-17, F 10 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    There is a place I like to stay.

    Silence in the most comforting way. The world in there better than dizzy times. The focus of growing and knowing. A cleaning and beaming throughout. It changes my entire day keeping darkness at bay. It's focusing on nothing at all. Clearing the chattering judges. No grudges or...
    Muzeam13 Muzeam13 31-35, M Aug 11

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    I am Hungry.. Who will fill me up?

    Belimpee ? Subway? B.King? Doner Kebab? Nah.. Iranian Kubideh, under Brazilian Shade? No ! no ! no ! Run ! run ! run ! There are people will give you Roti, Chaul on Shabji...and daal
    LadymaKali LadymaKali 13-15, F Aug 12

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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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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers?

    I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    CARVED OUT OF STONE Carved out of stone.

    I'm a rock solid man. Carved out of stone. That's what I am.   Carved out of stone. And here I stand. Carved out of stone. I just wish I could, Reach out my hand. But I can't. 'Cause I'm, Carved out of stone. It's not what I planned. But now I am, Carved out of stone. Hard...
    bigmac2xk bigmac2xk 46-50, M Aug 17

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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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    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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    I am Far Far Away from Home You said.

    .. Run Through the Ice Then Through the Fire Far Far Away.. then I will Find you.. I have run through the Ice Through the Fire Buring now.. Where are you?
    LadymaKali LadymaKali 13-15, F Aug 12

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    Drifting in a wooden coffin on black water.

    The hot awkward summer haunting and beckoning. A uncertain future promoted and putrid. My heart aches for belonging far from here. The city grime and tainting of fear. I don't accept the control, it doesn't support the whole. I want to wake up from this dark dream and get off...
    Muzeam13 Muzeam13 31-35, M a week ago

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    This is not about anyone here.

    I wrote this when I was 26. TELLIN' ME LIES Tell me lies. Such little white lies. To you, I may be, Just another, One-of-the-boys. But you should know. I'm old enough, To get wise. Tellin' me lies. Tellin' me little white lies. Tell me, What I see, In your eyes...
    bigmac2xk bigmac2xk 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    ISLAND OF ISOLATION Door slams shut.

    Heels clicking, Echoing down the driveway. Gears grind. Tires squeal, Rubber burns. Mother is gone. Father is alone. And so am I. Train rolls on by. Whistle blows. Hear a child, That doesn't cry. Anymore. Pain burns so deep. Can't find it. No more. Silently weep...
    bigmac2xk bigmac2xk 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    We ride the road Long,

    lonely and unnamed Curves are many Sharp, they be Crossroads, unmarked Towns aplenty Nameless burgs Drive slowly Drive quickly But keep up Lost we feel Without signposts Often few Mostly far Signposts we seek Suddenly, they show From simple view they hide Look! Listen! Subtle...
    just2curious2 just2curious2 51-55, M 23 hrs ago

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    I love sunrise... It's not

    because of the golden hue or soothing warmth that touches us, I love the sun because it shines of your hair as you sleep. You are angelic in that light... I am thankful that each morning I awake to that sight. I love being caught in the rain... It's not because of it...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 Aug 19

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    HIDE FROM LOVE Don't hope Don't dream Don't

    love The pain strikes suddenly Like lightening from above Don't feel Like this Don't believe In bliss Don't breath Hold your breath Don't need Live in death Don't chance The loss Don't pay The cost Don't love No loss Don't unchain Your heart There's nothin' scarier Than bein...
    bigmac2xk bigmac2xk 46-50, M Aug 19

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