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    10 Things I Love About You I love

    that despite your distance You still feel so close I love our late night chats When you act like time does not exist I love your way of thinking So in tune with mine I love your humor Even though you’re not that funny I love your caring nature Always supportive and uplifting I...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F Apr 24

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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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    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 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    funny this was my first.

    .. ahhh it brings too many memories: Life can be so many things. It all depends on you, We will be taught many things, Until we are through Life is strong But we move on It all depends So make amends Because death is here to claim you...
    totorolover totorolover 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 26

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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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    "to cook my head" it was hot makes you feel

    spent just breathin' but she was comfortable as judas in hades just like ice cool in the shade you shout and dance about with all this jealousy you are electric hot under the collar but the winds are blowing in her favor but the rivers are sweet on her lips it was hot as death...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Apr 28

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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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    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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    Those stars on high, those sorrows stars.

    Not wishes to be granted, but tears of the forgotten. Wishes that didn't come true, ephemera to remind of ruin. Beautiful memories of pain. Sorrows shining stars.
    Fallenpaladin Fallenpaladin 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Step upon the crystal gate made of broken glass

    and razor blades. Let the pain whisk you away to a land of awe and terror. The feeling of which burns into your brain with remebrance and falls upon your knees begging for forgiveness. In the slightest mind... Travel your own path
    Beaniesandbands Beaniesandbands 18-21, M Apr 11

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    "You are the one that saved me" I stay up day

    and night terrified of what is wrong or right, I hear the voice in my head screaming, you should be dead, dead, dead, the tears start to roll down my face, I look beyond and see someone of grace, you smile with peace and fun, and now the tears are done, I realize my true darker...
    RainbowKitteh RainbowKitteh 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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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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    SkycladMike SkycladMike 56-60, M 18 hrs ago

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    I friended you some time ago.

    We spoke in careful measure. We spoke more often recently. I thought you were a treasure. Now we talk most every day. The way it used to be. We're friends and so we correspond. Just like on old EP. There is no obligation. There is no way to measure. How knowing that you have...
    iptbg iptbg 61-65, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Milady's Grave I no longer believe stone lays

    upon us a cold embrace. For to feel you once again I must lay beside your tomb... I am forced now, to believe that death now welcomes all who succumb, for to question it means you parted forcibly... I am forced to believe that the rising sun is a shining call of a higher plane...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 1 Response Apr 15

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    We hurt in order to grow Fail in order to

    know And lose in order to gain Everyone wants happiness No one wants pain But you can't have a rainbow Without a little rain
    Stunallypp Stunallypp 16-17, M Apr 15

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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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    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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    She fought for the love o fought

    for the glory everytime we conversated she ended up ignoring me and when i look upon the mirror i want to punch it and create the hindreds of little spoderwebs in the reflective silver glass
    Beaniesandbands Beaniesandbands 18-21, M Apr 20

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    I watched a lad die today,

    I looked on as life passed away... It was not for him being a stranger, but only death as a tragedy; Yet not a tear did my heart give away... A mother cried today, Her son passed away... It was not shock or tragic disbelief That made my heart stone... For felt I no grief...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 1 Response Apr 15

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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 5 days ago

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    Feeding Darkness Inner demons stealing our last

    breath, With only their loving kiss of death, The broken warring for survival Left in a world full of self denial. Empty souls left unleashed Upon our fears they simply feast. Written by ME
    APerfectMess APerfectMess 31-35, F 2 Responses 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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    Take a look to the past

    and there will be a mirror. See thine self move on but if you see nothing smash the glass with your own fists it is the only way to provide stabilization in this realm of transparency
    Beaniesandbands Beaniesandbands 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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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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    Love to me is a mystery My cupid has a way of

    killing everything it sees Love to me is gravity putting me down with it's weight on top of me Love to me is corporeality Less than thin air as tangible as it seems Love to me is an entity It's a lost idea, a concept of a memory Love to me is validity Its a question of true...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M Apr 15

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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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    If you want a happy girl Cover her with kisses.

    And if that doesn't seem to work Do the dinner dishes. Burma Shave
    frostsbloom frostsbloom 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not a jealous person,

    But with you I only see green Because you, You don't see How ******* great you are You, you're like The calm in the middle of a storm Rainbows, sunshine, glitter All that **** that makes me sick You, are a page from a Nicholas Sparks novel that has been inserted in the...
    breannajust breannajust 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    The Laugh, Loud, obnoxious,

    sometimes annoying, But! Contagious, none the less. It's like a disease, Only everyone wants this one. Laughter, truly is the best medicine. You can't be mad, or sad when you're laughing. It's almost impossible. Almost. So again, the laugh.
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F Apr 16

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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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    On a whim, I followed the sun hoping at last

    that love was won. Into darkness, far through space till I was lost, and out of place. Left or right, now up or down? Wherefore have I lost my crown? The cold embraces and constrains and I will slowly go insane. For did I loose my way back home? Meandering about the cosmos...
    ltuthill ltuthill 18-21 1 Response Apr 18

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    From where does death follow

    and prey, tiptoeing around on pointed feet. No I do not describe decay, not at all in the -usual- way. I intend to describe a loss of self, when old egos do burn in effigy And I cannot describe the pain, which comes along with this terrible end But lo' behold! Rejoice and...
    ltuthill ltuthill 18-21 Apr 18

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    I feel you looking at me from across the way I

    kinda feel like this is a special place, but I turn away when I look this way I'm so lost been lost for day's. Is it the lies that I love the truth is hard to swallow how could I promise you if I'm not promised tomorrow I always catch you when you fall but you never catch me...
    Nick7571 Nick7571 18-21, M Apr 26

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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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    wen i fall in love When I fall in love,

    I want to be with him always; In happiness, to smile with him, and be the one to hug him near. In sadness, to cry with him, and be the one to dry his tears. When I fall in love, I will spend my every waking and sleeping moments with him and catch each moment in its...
    pumpkin221 pumpkin221 26-30, F Apr 15

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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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    My quill on paper is like blade to skin

    but forbid the transparency of one that is paper thin. My heart is heavy with envy and droopy with guilt but even though my heart of precious metals is formed it can still be smelt. The furnace in which is your love and your compassion is one thing that no person has given me.
    Beaniesandbands Beaniesandbands 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9

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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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    Never again. -All of your fears,

    -and all your insecurities. -You need not worry, -when its just you and me. -For they mean less, -under the light of my love. -This thing that I feel, -is like a gift from above. -When you are scared, -just think about daddy. -Nestled in my arms, -you can finally be happy. -You...
    theonlymaster theonlymaster 70+, M Apr 27

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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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