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    Hey you... By moi I will climb up to

    that tree house And find you And pull the rope up behind us. Rope coloured blue skyness. So no one will ever find us... And we will make moments, Never to forget... Keeping us warmer when we are older... But always feeling younger. The things that bonded us. The world passing by...
    NOTyeronlyman NOTyeronlyman 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 28

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    It's Funny How "friends" Can Just Leave You When You Are Down

      it's funny how hello is always accompanied with goodbye it's funny how good memories can start to make you cry it's funny how forever never seems to last it's funny how much you'd lose if you forgot about your past it's funny how “friends” can just...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 10 Responses Apr 18, 2011

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    I never expected to,

    but I love Dickinson.
    ttabls ttabls 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    The Invitation

    It doesn't interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing. It doesn't interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the adventure of...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 9 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron She walks

    in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes; Thus mellowed to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies. One shade the more, one ray the less, Had half impaired the nameless...
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 7

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    "Don’t Forget To Live" by Madisen Kuhn Time

    isn’t wasted at the end of the day When you’re in bed thinking about all the things You could’ve done, You could’ve said, All the empty boxes left on your to do list Time is wasted When you’re standing on a rock at the edge of a waterhole And decide to not jump...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    What Is Love?

    Is love found in holding hands? In quiet whispers? In looks shared across a crowded room? Is love shared in notes? In cards? In actions? Is love felt with a quickening pulse? A feeling of loss in her absence? A longing to see but a glimpse of her? Is love heard through...
    seeinglife2x2 seeinglife2x2 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    what is the color behind the scene,

    the one that can not be found or seen . when it is bent it is all that we see , some good most bad it all truly seems. the black that lies there all dark and impaired, is hidden beyond what is light over there. My eyes they do see what is and cannot be. for they remove...
    whatdoyousee whatdoyousee 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Love songs I have remembered beauty in the

    night, Against black silences I waked to see A shower of sunlight over Italy And green Ravello dreaming on her height; I have remembered music in the dark, The clean swift brightness of a fugue of Bach's, And running water singing on the rocks When once in...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Love Is A Parallax 'Perspective betrays with

    its dichotomy: train tracks always meet, not here, but only in the impossible mind's eye; horizons beat a retreat as we embark on sophist seas to overtake that mark where wave pretends to drench real sky.' 'Well then, if we agree, it is not odd that one man's devil is...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    You got 'Invictus' by William Earnest Henley!

    A striving independent, you laugh fate in the face, creating your own destiny each and every day. You are your own strength, your own perseverance. Your sense of yourself is impeccably insightful and unfailingly accurate. "Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    ~The Moment~ The moment when,

    after many years of hard work and a long voyage you stand in the centre of your room, house, half acre, square mile, island, country knowing at last how you got there, and say I own this, is the same moment when the trees unloose there soft arms from around you, the birds take...
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 10 Responses Sep 7

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    This is my final post on EP

    before deletion. I came to EP 3 years ago to share poetry and I shall leave sharing poetry. Enjoy this one by Robert Frost. Farewell. :) ~ thatguy1970 NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY by Robert Frost Nature's first green is gold Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses May 9

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    Do not fall in love with people like me.

    I will take you to museums, and parks, and monuments, and kiss you in every beautiful place, so that you can never go back to them without tasting me like blood in your mouth. I will destroy you in the most beautiful way possible. And when I leave you will finally understand...
    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I Want To See You...

    “I want to see you.Know your voice.Recognize you when youfirst come 'round the corner.Sense your scent when I come into a room you've just left.Know the lift of your heel,the glide of your foot.Become familiar with the way you purse your lipsthen let them part, just the...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 8 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 12 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe.

    I got the complete editions of both of their work.
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Darkness

    Darkness around me Darkness surrounds me Darkness don't get near me Darkness I fear thee Darkness you hurt Darkness you lurk Darkness you lurk at night Darkness please don't take my light tonight
    screaminginshadows screaminginshadows 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 14, 2013

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    The Road Not Taken ~Robert Frost~ Two roads

    diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth Then took the other, and just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy and wanted...
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 11 Responses May 11

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    "My Silly Heart" Oh my heart

    where are you, Here or there why you always get loose, You are not bound to any right or wrong, Never knew who you actually belong. Mostly you fall and make a struggle to rise, And you never ever let me sleep in the nights. Sometimes you make me dumb, Sometimes you make me cry...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Unending Love

    I seemed to have loved you numberless times, in numberless forms... In life afer life, age after age, forvever. My spellbound heart has made and remade the necklace of songs, That you take as a gift, wear around your neck in your many forms, In life after life, in age after age...
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 20 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    "Enlighten Your Life" Life is in darkness,

    you are alone, Evils surrounds you, nightmares glows, Unable to cope up, fears enrolls, No light, you feel so cold, Guilty of fears, you started to morn, Efforts becomes failure, You feel so torn, But doesn’t matter how darkens your room, For months or years, in which...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Once upon a time, I was sitting in my room,

    Reckoning about the phases in my life, Tussling through the emotional storms I have been facing, Feeling desolated and debilitated within that frame of time. Fumbling as if I was standing on the fringe of my life, Anticipating the depth of mortality I have to procure, Moving...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Falling. By Caroli9

    There she stood upon a high, World blowing through her mind, " Let go & Fall " the wind does cry, with arms outstretched her falls a glide, Dizzy...Giddy...she panics inside, " Your Falling to fast " the words fly by, with heart in hand she closes...
    caroli9 caroli9 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 21, 2007

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    AMORETTI, SONNET #75 One day I wrote her name

    upon the strand, But came the waves and washed it away: Again I write it with a second hand, But came the tide, and made my pains his prey. Vain man, said she, that doest in vain assay, A mortal thing so to immortalize, For I myself shall like to this decay, And eek my name be...
    Hashii Hashii 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    "The beautiful moments" This little moment

    which came into my life, keeping me awake from sleepless nights, I wish this moment could never last, But I know time will take its course and pass, Like the birds chirping in early morning rise, or like soothing cold of chilly winters night, all these moments when I will...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I Like My Body When It Is With Your By e.e.cummings

    i like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite a new thing. Muscles better and nerves more. i like your body. i like what it does, i like its hows. i like to feel the spine of your body and its bones, and the trembling -firm-smooth ness and which i will again and again...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 63 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    i like my body when it is with your by e.

    e. cummings i like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite new a thing. Muscles better and nerves more. i like your body. i like what it does, i like its hows. i like to feel the spine of your body and its bones, and the trembling-firm-smoothness and which i will again...
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    ~There is Pleasure in the Pathless

    Woods~ There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in it's roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more, From these our interviews, in which I steal, From all I may be, and...
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 11 Responses Jun 17

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    So That You Will Hear Me So

    that you will hear me my words sometimes grow thin as the tracks of the gulls on the beaches. Necklace, drunken bell for your hands smooth as grapes. And I watch my words from a long way off. They are more yours than mine. They climb on my old suffering like ivy. It...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    your beautifuly broken You mention the Nights

    that you had your Ex by your side. How You loved Him through all the good and bad Times. He left you with your Heart of Glass shattered on the Streets. Leaving you there without being on your own two Feet. You had Plans of being Together Forever, But now your by Yourself with...
    xxbrokenlinkxx xxbrokenlinkxx 22-25, M a week ago

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    74 from 95 Poems by e.

    e. cummings sentinel robins two guard me and you and little house this our from hate from fear a which of slim of blue of here will who straight up into the where so safe we are
    marion75 marion75 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Touch my soul with your hands; Touch my body

    with your heart. Don't ever hesitate to touch my mind with your wisdom; for all my strength lies in your hands reaching for our happiness, we give to us for both us.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    The tender touch    Of your lips      

    Against mine          Is all that       I ever  Need toMake me relax
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 13 Responses Jan 7

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    Loveless - "Prologue When the war of the

    beasts brings about the world's end The goddess descends from the sky Wings of light and dark spread afar She guides us to bliss, her gift everlasting Act I Infinite in mystery is the gift of the Goddess We seek it thus, and take to the sky Ripples form on the water's surface...
    Mehai88 Mehai88 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    It makes me feel free,

    listening to it or writing it. Doesn't matter which just as long as I can write what is me.
    ningqin ningqin 13-15, F Dec 16

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    My Groupie by Charles Bukowski I read last

    Saturday in the redwoods outside of Santa Cruz and I was about 3/4's finished when I heard a long high scream and a quite attractive young girl came running toward me long gown & divine eyes of fire and she leaped up on the stage and screamed: "I WANT YOU! I WANT YOU! TAKE ME...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When You Come When you come to me,

    unbidden, Beckoning me To long-ago rooms, Where memories lie. Offering me, as to a child, an attic, Gatherings of days too few. Baubles of stolen kisses. Trinkets of borrowed loves. Trunks of secret words, I CRY. ~ Maya Angelou
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    WEST WIND ~ Mary Oliver You are young.

    So you know everything. You leap into the boat and begin rowing. But listen to me. Without fanfare, without embarrassment, without any doubt, I talk directly to your soul. Listen to me. Lift the oars from the water, let your arms rest, and your heart, and heart’s little...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 7 Responses Dec 3

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    Advent by Patrick Kavanagh We have tested

    and tasted too much, lover- Through a chink too wide there comes in no wonder. But here in the Advent-darkened room Where the dry black bread and the sugarless tea Of penance will charm back the luxury Of a child's soul, we'll return to Doom The knowledge we stole but could not...
    NOTyeronlyman NOTyeronlyman 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    Deep into that darkness peering,

    long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. Edgar Allan Poe
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 2

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    I Feel So Alone

    Loneliness is what i feel I feel so alone I feel so isolated The emptyness in my heart Can not be feeled by any soul I am surounded by people but yet i feel so alone I am in a room so small and so dark Fear takes over me, i scream but no one hears me This room so small and tiny...
    Tee1990 Tee1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2013

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    Recently, our family lost someone

    who was wonderful and so very funny. We attended his funeral, a few days ago, and this poem was read. It was found in a schoolbook he had kept for over 70 years. Spring Morning by A.A. Milne Where am I going? I don't quite know. Down to the stream where the king-cups...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 8 Responses Sep 13

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    What has happened, I have not realized This

    should not become some kind of love story Something has happened, no one has recognized If it is becoming then let it become a love story Hold my hand as long as you are with me Let there be some words as long as there are words Stay in front of me as long as it is night...
    EroticDream EroticDream 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    THE LOOK By Sara Teasdale

    (1883-1993) Strephon kissed me in the spring, Robin in the fall, But Colin only looked at me And never kissed at all. Strephon's kiss was lost in jest, Robin's lost in play, But the kiss in Colin's eyes Haunts me night and day.
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 23

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    Some words that almost reached our lips,

    words which manifest in our eyes, Words that cherished like some pieces of snow, Sometimes from you, Sometimes from me, Are some words we both desires, Words which rustle like some autumn leaves, Words whose beauty resides in our hearts, Let these words lift some heights...
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M a week ago

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    I turn my music up, Put my favorite song,

    Close my eyes, Let the worries gone, Listen to every word with a silence long, And let my heart beat with every rhythm of song, Maybe I am in future, Or maybe I am in past, Or maybe I am in the gap which never last.
    dreamchaser23 dreamchaser23 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Beautiful Women ~by Walt Whitman

    WOMEN sit, or move to and fro--some old, some young; The young are beautiful--but the old are more beautiful than the young. Walt Whitman
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    In the old rugged cross,

    Stained with blood so divine, A wondrous be auty I see; For 'twas on that old cross Jesus suffered and died To pardon and sanctify me. So I'll cherish that old rugged cross... Jesus keep me near the cross, There a precious fountain Free to all, a healing stream Flows from...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    To a Beautiful Girl You are a flower in full

    bloom, As if, through a mist, a first loom; You are a fine line that holds beauty So fragile it seems, yet so pretty. You are the wind that grace my meadows Of thoughts and lights up my weary shadows; You are the sun after my night That lights up everything in sight. Of life...
    SocialRomance SocialRomance 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    What Is Love

    I am watching two friends who I think are in love go through a rough patch right now. From a distance I wonder to myself what is love really to me? I thought I felt it once or twice but haven't been in it head over heels. Then I saw this poem. I think it brings me closer to an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 13, 2012

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