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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 11 Responses Nov 20, 2010

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    You Are Magic Did you know

    that when I look at you I see your heart, it’s in your eyes That bright and caring courage that drew me in to you in the first place Like a tiny star you shine for me blazing so bright I can see nothing else You dance in my memory spinning and shedding sparks of loving light...
    WarriorPoett WarriorPoett 61-65, M Jan 18

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    This was actually an assignment in a writing

    class. It was to write a story or poem from a child's point of view. There were others too. Write from the opposite genders point of view, animal point of view. And a few others. I had fun with this one. I hope you will too. ============================== OUCH MY KNEE I...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Overtime We found each other late in life's

    game, so we'll play extra innings, and make some overtime plays. I am so happy we finally got drafted on the same team. I'll deffently induct you into my heart's hall of fame. Call the scouts back, no new talent left to aquire. You are love's MVP. I present to you now my heart...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 18

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    Smartsweethang Smartsweethang 41-45, F 5 days ago

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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 5 Responses May 25, 2014

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    I don't know if I can call this a poem.

    It's been brewing inside me for sometime but I don't have a safe place to write. Someone might ask why I'm crying... I don't know if this is a finished work. Just thought I would share. PUZZLED HEART A child whose heart was chiseled away Piece by piece Cracked Broken Shattered...
    G0dzilla G0dzilla 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2015

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    A simple 'hi' to those you pass A smile,

    not fake, but one that'll last. We all have worries, these times are uncertain I don't want preached at, l myself will remove the curtain The curtain falls, and darkness once more Comes, brooding to the fore I can't say what l really feel or want to say I can't find the...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 46-50, F 6 Responses Oct 27, 2015

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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, 2015

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    John Tan 2 By: Cierra Leonard Written: March 1st

    and 4th, 2015 Dearest John I miss you terribly As I write this I have no way of knowing If you will ever get to read it As I write this It is over a month since we talked I did complete your present before your birthday This is in addition I can only image what you must...
    SugarMapleWings SugarMapleWings 18-21, F Jan 20

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    The Silk Lined BoxThere’s a place I

    sometimes go,When the shadows fall long,My mind drift back to aged memories,Of the crashing waves of my dreams.In the dappled sunlight of green and blue,The cooling blue breeze refreshes,Sharpening my resolve yet again,To peer once more into my yesterday.The lid’s creaky...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 7, 2015

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    Brown eyes, nice lips thick thighs,

    thick hips Light scars glimmer on these wrists You see my scars when I turn and I twist Right in plain sight but nobody sees, right in plain sight take a good look at me Long dark hair, caramel skin Beauty outside and hatred within Sin in my blood and blood on my hands There's...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx 18-21, F Jan 21

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    You never meant anything to me I just needed

    something to kill some time I know you're compelled to see me To figure me out, to ***** me down But I won't let you, I can't You tell me that you die every single day Because you know you're so close to finding what you need So close that it become overwhelming You need it...
    SecretTurtle SecretTurtle 36-40, M Jan 18

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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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    Just for fun, but we've all heard this from

    someone, sometime. The Secret You won't believe what I just heard. I promised I wouldn't say a word. But you're my friend, so you I'll tell. I know you'll keep it to yourself. Come, I'll whisper in your ear; I don't wouldn't want someone else to hear. Now what I've told...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F Jan 18

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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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    The sun has set, he has gone down from the sky,

    bleeding the colors of yellow, red, deep shades of orange fading to dark purples, fading yet still to darkest of skies. He takes his slumber for the night, turning his reign over to his queen of the sky, with her soft moon light. With her she brings the soft twinkling of the...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 6

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    "Words are a pretext.

    It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words." -Rumi I so love this!!:)
    Smartsweethang Smartsweethang 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    What You See What do you see,

    when you look at me? What do you see, when you think of me? What do you dream, when you dream of me? Do you see, the frightened little girl, that hides inside? Do you see, the woman afraid to be free? Do you see, me holding together a tattered heart? I often wondered, and...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Last Resort Imagination heart on a road of

    ramparts. I'm a silent giant defeating the tyrant. The villain in me making it's plea. Willing and and dealing to keep me weak. Telling me what it's going to be when it never ends up being reality. I'm on the train and the strain is on me. Spring will bring my weary soul to life...
    Muzeam13 Muzeam13 31-35, M Jan 19

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    Fishing: Your old mans favorite past time.

    Your old mans old quiet lesson. Let the smaller ones go, they still have a life to grow. Sometimes you'll drag up branches from the bottom, and sometimes you'll lose a good one. And sometimes while you're reeling in your line, you'll realize you're trying to catch yourself.
    Syd96 Syd96 18-21, F Jan 19

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    Everything is always just out of my

    reach Beauty, love, all the things that I need I'm lacking, I'm lacking, I never succeed I'm forever in need, always in want And all I can do is sit and watch As you give away those things I need To everyone but never me How easily they fly from your arms To those who I see...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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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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    He wanted the best of

    both worlds, but I'm a god damn galaxy. Together we could have been a universe. Instead he chose a star that'll burn so bright it destroys itself leaving him with no light. And while he fumbles in the darkness he'll see the twinkles of the constellations i left behind.
    Syd96 Syd96 18-21, F Jan 18

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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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    Written one afternoon

    when my angry daughter, once again told me that I was dead to her. Things got better after a while, but she periodically decides I'm dead to her. One Of Those Days It's one of those dreary days when it would be so easy to quit. Just give up and not be bothered with the...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 24

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    Push Push me off the cliff already,

    Let me fall and disappear, Let me become non-existent anymore, Push me off I beg you, My hands are burning me from holding onto this rope, I’m holding on, thinking you are still holding onto the other end, I’m wrong, I’m foolish, I’m stupid, reckless for letting my heart...
    Starz93 Starz93 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 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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    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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    “You really must read,

    ” my tutor has said, But ‘things’ always got in the way. “Pick up that book,” his voice would command, “You must read a chapter a day!” I put a book on the side, right next to my bed. And for a week, I only gave it a glance. Even the book then began to demand...
    pennynoodles pennynoodles 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Precise and sharp words Cut deeply with your

    eyes Love is meant to be free
    SecretTurtle SecretTurtle 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Soft hearts Many hearts beat softly,

    and they can tell. The wolves of the world share that detail. One by one they track us down, to feed on hearts little by little they try to drain who and what we are. Soft hearts search the world for a kindred soul, spreading love and compassion where they roam. Taken...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 11 Responses Jan 7

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    The Void Miles apart,

    10 feet away,I’ve lost the strength or will to say.The trail was once was so full and bright.I fall asleep this lonely night. Youthful days when I was me,Of sunny days when I was free.Remind me of the life yet known,Among them all,  I feel alone. When I was...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 5 Responses Aug 21, 2015

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    Cecilia Cecilia was a church going girl.

    Dreams of youth eternal. The sweetheart of all she touched. The heady laugh that charmed all men. The world at her feet she embarked A journey of such cruel outcome. Yet how could she have known, That the end would be so far away? The night is cold though, Cecilia turned up...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2015

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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...
    1PrettyLittlePsycho1 1PrettyLittlePsycho1 16-17, F Jan 16, 2013

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    Rainbows Chasing rainbows across the

    sky Wisdom, known but avoided Why? My heartache of course! Can you really catch a rainbow? I didn’t think so….. Are you sure? What is my pot of gold? Do I really want to know? No…Not today. Maybe tomorrow. But why do we chase rainbows? Can you feel a rainbow? Can you...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 3, 2015

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    Love is a mystery to me I am unable to

    define It touches me softly, I almost miss its grace, I am not sure if it is love or just love disguised as hate I've thought i've known love but this I am not sure, for my heart beats with passion but not with passion pure Love seems to be in my reach, it slides through my...
    XcookiexbakerXx XcookiexbakerXx 18-21, F Jan 21

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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 sun may shine up in the sky When it does

    not, we ask why When, for us life is good, we forget to care To love others, to listen and to share The sun shines high up in the sky The world below, rotates, not asking why We forget others have worries and strife Stressed by daily struggles and what is called life The sun...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2015

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    Knightly Routine There are lots of ogres

    and orcs And dragons breathing fire I saw skeletons and demons And the ugliest old vampire There are monster and banshees And rats with big teeth There are zombies and dead guys With my funeral wreath I know that I heard harpies And maybe a grizzly bear Don't give me...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    It's not your fault I thought you would love me

    beyond your words I thought you would love me with the strength of a storm I was totally wrong You are just a soft breeze You can't reach my soul You are playing with fire You can't burn my desire You are a little dreamer You don't worth my time.
    Intothestorm Intothestorm 31-35, F 3 days ago

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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 1 Response Jan 7, 2013

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    Larger than life Much larger

    than life, a confident man, With much more hair on his face than his head. He stands relatively tall with his shoulders so broad, Pretty much fills the entire six-foot bed. His kindness within, he’s a positive soul, With humour never failing to amuse. He dresses in shorts, or...
    pennynoodles pennynoodles 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    you look at me like a dog every time I have

    something you want you never look at me that way any other time stalling and waiting, we're wasting f*cking time I do it every time I'm with you that's probably why time flys by. sighing, I can't stand to look at you right now. I want your attention don't talk to me I want...
    luv2pee23 luv2pee23 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Rollercoaster - A Slam Poem Midsummer

    afternoon, feet aching, sweat beading down your forehead and a smelly man in front of you, you've been standing in the same spot for oh about an hour and you're pretty sure that bird near the trash can is a animatronic, in some strange miracle the line takes one step forward...
    LiliaPulchra LiliaPulchra 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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