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    I am the pain of the heart the restless mind that people see I am the body of past the soul of tomorrow I am the ghost of earth. I am me
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I Promise - I promise that during my days you will be my onlyI know you will be there for me when I feel lonelyI know I can count on you whenever I am downI know you will save me...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    Ebony- Tess Gallagher I need these dark waves pulsing in my sleep. How else make up for the pungency of that carnation’s breath freshened over us, night on night? Just to lie...
    StarterStar StarterStar 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    “History says, Don't hope/On this side of the grave/But then, once in a lifetime/The longest-for tidal wave of justice can rise up/And hope and history rhyme./So hope for a great...
    menelaeus menelaeus 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Dear heart, why will you use me so? Dear eyes that gently me upbraid, Still are you beautiful -- - but O, How is your beauty raimented! Through the clear mirror of your eyes...
    tacitlygarrulous tacitlygarrulous 70+, M 2 hrs ago

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    My First Poem ;) - This is my first poem so here it goes! I will smile, I will not frown, I will love, I will not hate, I will throw away my blade, I will not cut, I will be...
    miiyeti miiyeti 16-17, M 6 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    Panties Off you know what I like panties off you know what I want panties off I can get it right here, right now I can make your sadness disappear Right here, that's how And you...
    Bothor Bothor 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The Cabin - Dedicated to Chelsea The Cabin A weekend escape, To a cabin far away, To spend it together, And live life in a day, We talked and we chatted, We hugged and we kissed...
    seeinglife2x2 seeinglife2x2 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    “He who becomes the slave of habit, who follows the same routes every day, who never changes pace, who does not risk and change the color of his clothes, who does not speak and...
    raedawn49 raedawn49 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My grandmother wrote this poem. Her marriage was so much like mine, but she stuck it out. I dug it out today to give myself hope. Orion There you are. Striding across the winter...
    mistydawnn mistydawnn 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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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...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 11 Responses Apr 18, 2011

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    After The Dusk__a Translation - Tu ne dekha ha kabhi aik nazar shaam kay baad? kitnay chup chaap say lagtay hain shajar shaam kay baad.. (Have you ever noticed, After the dusk...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 10 Responses Apr 30, 2011

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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...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 8 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    thanks for reading! I own the copyright😀
    minthm minthm 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    It Was Rather Beautiful: -
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 14 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    If you love something, set it free. If it returns you have not lost it. If it disappears and never comes back, then it was never yours to begin with. And if it just sits there...
    mySweetestMistake mySweetestMistake 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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 14 Responses Jan 7

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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...
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 21 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    If I Could Tell You - WH Auden Time will say nothing but I told you so Time only knows the price we have to pay; If I could tell you I would let you know. If we should weep...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I'm Protected - In the corner of your lips like a smile i am protected in the sorrows of your eyes like a tear in the silence of your night like the tick-tok i am protected in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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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...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 28

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    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    compilation... of Irish poetry http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrNuiJoojFo
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M a week ago

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    "What do you need from me the most?" Your thinking, your heart, the half of me. You are my Glitch in the Universal LOVE. It happened to me when I fell in love with you. You changed...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am He that Aches with Love. by Walt Whitman I AM he that aches with amorous love; Does the earth gravitate? Does not all matter, aching, attract all matter? So the Body of me...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F Apr 6

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    Spring Love I saw her coming through the flowery grass, Round her swift ankles butterfly and bee Blent loud and silent wings ; I saw her pass Where foam-bows shivered on the sunny...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    We come to pass with a lesson to put in. (and perhaps old teachings to put aside.) Like a seed we plant. We have to make the decision to throw its hard covered shell down...
    AndersonAlexander AndersonAlexander 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Here is an example of a Shakespearean Sonnet I wrote for English class. ____________________________________ Don’t ever try to be something you’re not You’ll only look...
    laubrown1 laubrown1 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    The Pity Of Love by William Butler Yeats A pity beyond all telling Is hid in the heart of love: The folk who are buying and selling, The clouds on their journey above, The cold...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    My take on love Love is.. Fiction in real. Deeper you feel.. More it is superficial. Priceless.. Yet money can get. Lost in thought if you concentrate.. It's just hormones that...
    gabeartwork gabeartwork 26-30, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    If You Forget Me I want you to know one thing. You know how this is: if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the fire...
    Loveuloveme Loveuloveme 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 26

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    Más allá del amor (Octavio Paz) Todo nos amenaza: el tiempo, que en vivientes fragmentos divide al que fui del que seré, como el machete a la culebra; la conciencia, la...
    WoodRooster WoodRooster 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    in spite of everything by E. E. Cummings in spite of everything which breathes and moves,since Doom (with white longest hands neatening each crease) will smooth entirely our minds...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Unrequited Love - This poem very much captures  the author's feelings of unrequited love; of being loved just a very little by someone, who always has bigger and better fish to...
    sichtbar sichtbar 46-50 27 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    "Souls" When two souls fall in love, there is nothing else but the yearning to be close to the other. The presence that is felt through a hand held, a voice heard, or a smile seen...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 3

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    BROKEN Broken when I met you, but you say I changed the hand. Now you feel back on top, so maybe I'm no longer your plan. I'm sick of being played with, sick of being blamed...
    Somethingelsetotry Somethingelsetotry 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days 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...
    screaminginshadows screaminginshadows 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 14, 2013

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    There is so much to say to you, for I'm just an observer just like you. When I look at you, an eternal thought kicks in, automatically without my permission, in my head, based on a...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 3 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...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    The More Loving One - WH Auden The More Loving One Looking up at the stars, I know quite well That, for all they care, I can go to hell, But on earth indifference is the least We...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 6 days ago

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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...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    If You Love, Set It Free - I used to have a poster with the original phrase "If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were...
    sugarkate sugarkate 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    Time to read some of Margaret Atwood's works. :)
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Have you ever lived a poem? I have. First the poem, then the story. We were very tired, we were very merry— We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry. It was bare and...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    All I am, Have been, Will be, Is buried deep Between you And me.
    flightlessbird314 flightlessbird314 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Rain, rain Stay today I don't care what others say If you go I may cry I don't want to say good-bye
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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    A Lover's Hand - I feel myself touching Your hand,(I feel the warmth of life as you do)The same Hand that took me so violently(I remember saving you, by force) And brought so much...
    OgoNay OgoNay 41-45 5 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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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...
    Tee1990 Tee1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2013

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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
    thatguy1970 thatguy1970 41-45, M 9 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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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...
    caroli9 caroli9 36-40, F 10 Responses Jan 21, 2007

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    Rapture -