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    “If it causes your blood to boil 
you must speak up. 
How many deaths have words
 suffered in your mouth?
 How many letters have you swallowed
 and left to drown in...
    KaterinaB KaterinaB 16-17, F Apr 5

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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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    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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    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 20

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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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    All I am, Have been, Will be, Is buried deep Between you And me.
    flightlessbird314 flightlessbird314 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    "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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    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...
    seeinglife2x2 seeinglife2x2 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    Follow Your Dreams~~ - Today is a treasure To cherish each day Follow your dreams Letting hope shine See the soft beauty That is inside you When you feel fear Love will see you...
    Raindrop0000 Raindrop0000 51-55, F 5 Responses May 8, 2012

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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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    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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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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    Rapture - There is a place for us that no one else can enter. It is a place that holds no secrets, only beauty, peace, understanding. A place that we come to, thinking we are one...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 6, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    'Have you ever kept looking for something Never knowing what it was, but knowing it was lost forever?' Been in a real poetic mood lately. But I havent quite the 'zing' back...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 15 mins ago

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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 6 days 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 3 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 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses 19 hrs 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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    The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Yes, I know this was a song, but the song lyrics read like a beautiful poem. So I decided to add it to this ep group. I found out that this...
    thatguy1970 thatguy1970 41-45, M 9 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    You're My Black Hole, I'm In Trouble - Your peach is within my reach You galactic disaster I will eat and eat Dripping, nectar Feed my famine with your laughter Pulling you...
    Bothor Bothor 31-35, M 4 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Lines Written in Early Spring BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH I heard a thousand blended notes, While in a grove I sate reclined, In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad...
    AlphaChick AlphaChick 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    “One day, whether you 
are 14, 
28 
or 65 

you will stumble upon 
someone who will start
 a fire in you that cannot die.

However, the saddest, 
most awful...
    KaterinaB KaterinaB 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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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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    Getting forever makes you wait for what seems like an eternity.
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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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 17 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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    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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    not saying that I'm actually any good at it haha.. ill give it a go.. His beautiful mind, Its what she'd always hoped to find, He looses himself sometimes In a beautiful mess...
    nessa4ever nessa4ever 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 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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    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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    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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