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    Long, long day has passed

    and night unfurls it's raven banner across the sky. As each tiny light doth wink into life, mine eyes are o'er filled with wonder still. As a child doth see, so do mine eyes betray the inner glee and rapturous joy within me at the sight. Each tiny pinprick of light, a star. Each...
    SlideSquare SlideSquare 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 11

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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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    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 Jun 29

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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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    ~* Guardian Angel *~ ι кησω ι нανє

    αη αηgєℓ. нє ωαѕ ѕєηт ƒяσм нєανєη αвσνє тσ ρяσтє¢т мє єνєяу ∂αу, αη∂ тσ g...
    shadowgothicgirl shadowgothicgirl 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ready for change I dream of higher things,

    as I climb over these mountains that crowd the path that I walk on, wondering hoping praying that the rain will stop and the sun will shine as I reach my predestination while focusing on being great in this nation where so many have died and sacrificed to end segregation yet we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 30

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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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    Untitled

    blinded by desire.. a passion deep.. that once burned through i never wanted to face your words were untrue but time has past... and i see clearly all your decitful ways.. all my heartache and pain.. as i shatter the glass of how you once enslaved my heart.. the red haze of...
    southernstar1987 southernstar1987 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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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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    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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    My poems in the comments!

    It's really long and I wrote it about my Friend who I was friends with for 8 years until I moved. When I moved he sent me and called me really nasty things. I wrote this poem for school and presented it in front of the whole school.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 9

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    4:15 I got my song and I'm writing my poetry

    Using 2 songs Badman torro torro mix Love me again -John Newman Life's great rn
    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    He told himself to be brave,

    Reread his letter multiple times before putting it down. He never had a reason out of the hoi polloi, but now he did. Slowly, yet blissfully, he let it slide onto his skin. The liquid that kept him alive, is now oozing out from deep within. Warm and bright. Pain. There's was no...
    absss absss 18-21, T Jun 29

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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 Response Jun 28

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    My Undying Love For Thee Thou hast long

    departed indeed from my life With the one solemn longing to be thy wife My undying love for thee I never showed A true modest farewell thou never bestowed I reminisced all the things you are to me Every single detail that I used to see My affection for thee shall grow Why does...
    HeartsBlossoms HeartsBlossoms 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Beauty has no bounds,

    when it comes to you Simply ravishing, oh the things I would do Just to walk in his shoes. He's a man not worthy of such a gem, Every time I look at you, I wish I was him, Just to show you what you deserve. You have no idea what your missing, All these other women that I've...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    There's so many words built up inside of me

    But i can't seem to get them out The truth lies inside of me I want to tell you about There's a thousand tears left unshed Behind these blue eyes With every harsh word A part of me dies My light went out so long ago How to make it shine again i really don't...
    sweetpea6200 sweetpea6200 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 27, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Dancing the Pain Away She smiled

    as he walked away, For there was nothing left to say. The words they once exchanged, Were simply rearranged. She began not caring anymore, As she danced alone on the floor. The music that filled her head, Erased the lies that were said. As she danced around the room, The scent...
    APerfectMess APerfectMess 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    One Sided Affection Thou arrived into my

    caliginous times. The agony in my heart that which confines, My dear one, departed but thou art present. He never felt the same, why should I lament? However, thou art here, my dear beloved Happiness to my heart, in which thou flooded Thou might not perceive, thou art truly...
    HeartsBlossoms HeartsBlossoms 13-15, F Jul 25

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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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    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 Jun 22

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    Trapped in a life, Without you by my side,

    If I could i would tell you, Just how much I love you, But I would be wasting my time, I am trapped in a life, Will never have you by my side. X
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    The masks, We all put them on.

    Sometimes they'll smile, Sometimes they'll frown. But we all have masks, We put on. Either to hide the pain, or to just act OK.
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Jul 1

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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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    Hey, I'm still kind of a novice poet.

    Let me know what you think of this piece Get Up Again Hug me and tell me everything is going to be ok Kidnap me from work and take me far away 'Cuz I hate this state I live in This constant state of dread Some days I can hardly force myself To get up out of bed This weeks...
    MadAsAHatterXII MadAsAHatterXII 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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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 Jun 22

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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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    Youth camp. It takes me back.

    For some reason, It makes me talk a lot of smack. Maybe it's so no one will get too close, Or maybe it's because my mind will float. I start to become sad, I blame it on no sleep. Often I am glad, When I can escape. I don't trust girls, Not even the slightest. I trust few...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Jul 23

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Slowly - you fade away -

    as a dream in daylight - a dream - I once thought - was true
    Xenox Xenox 31-35, M Jun 28

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    ~* The Lonely Girl *~ In the dark corner The

    silent pipes leak Sits a little girl She does not speak A lost and lonely girl Who sheds a single tear Thinking she has not purpose in life And everything to fear Mom and dad don't really care She doesn't value life Never anyone there To help her with her strife Tripping...
    shadowgothicgirl shadowgothicgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    And now I'm filling in these holes,

    These holes you dug to find my heart. Now I bury my dreams with sand, But I sink right in and search these skies, For your cold hand, to take in mine, That you would help me rise again. A thousand times you told me then, That we would live forever. But what do those words so...
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 21

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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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    does true love really exist what is true love

    how does true love feel when will true love come my way yes true love is real true love feels amazing true love will find its way to everybody just give true love time to find you once you have true love in your life dont let it go hold on to it forever and always thank God that...
    Airin1987 Airin1987 26-30, M Jul 11

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    Here I lie in this king size bed Next to the

    person that I be-wed. Read my story... listen to what is said. These nights are no longer a desire For in this bed, there is no fire. Cold, emptiness is what lives here Roll over and touch you, HA, I wouldn't dare. I'd be afraid of the attitude that I would receive Hell...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 22

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    (Written as a song really) Sentences float

    across the page No meaning to be found Like thoughts they drift so aimlessly Cross the sheet on which they are bound Desperately trying to convey some passion A scream of pointless sound Though lacking in form and punctuation They are true, but are they sound? Words, words...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Hello I'd like your opinion on this poem

    and yes it's sexual but it's very intimate and special to me. I'd like to hear what you think about it. Pulling you closer even when you're in so deep Kissing your skin until I'm engulfed in ecstasy Arms holding me tight And with every thrust I take flight To a galaxy where...
    DeijiDaze DeijiDaze 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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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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    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 Jun 22

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