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    Was I right?Was I wrong?Was I weak?Was I strong?Do I know?Do I have?Am I lack?My thoughts, my life,my feelings, my strife..Your thoughts, your masks,your likes, your tasksWhat is IN these, what is there?They are not me, they are not you..I am you, and you are me,there is NO other...
    Velvetlacedream Velvetlacedream
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

    50 S H A D E S Of P U R P L E

    Purple attractionPurple  bottomsPurple  ****  Purple  douchePurple  emotionsPurple  fondlingPurple  goosingPurple  heartsPurple  incensePurple  jugsPurple  kissesPurple  lipsPurple  monkeysPurple  nipplesPurple  orificePurple  pussyPurple  questions ?Purple...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Sep 4, 2012

    TO HOME- He took her home

    which was never near with those eyes so lonely and a soul full of fear and showed those lanterns floating in the sky with the stars waiting for their long lost to sing once again for their old soul to be young once again. And when the rain came down crying loud he took...
    Dovev Dovev
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 27

    T E N ~ T H I N G S that I don't want for C H R I S T M A S !

    BLUE DIRECTOIRE KNICKERS TWEED PERFUME (I'M MUCH TOO YOUNG !) SLIPPERS (SAVE THEM 'TILL I'M 90 !) SET OF PANS (I'M A MICROWAVE QUEEN) ELECTRIC BLANKET (I'VE GOT MY FRIENDS TO KEEP ME WARM) MONEY (IT SHOWS YOU HAVE NO IMAGINATION) A BOOB JOB (YOU CAN'T IMPROVE ON PERFECTION)A...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Nov 21, 2012

    In Misery We Roam. In musty abandoned halls

    we roam Reliving the hell we brought on ourselves Chained by past deeds too awful to tell Trapped here and denied eternal peace We roam these halls most days alone With eyes that stare but cannot see the light And wail out our misery in silence We can no longer touch the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 22

    El Sol The sun came up

    and said to me, Good morning Sir what shall it be? Riches, fortune; what say you? Perhaps I will grant you this day too. Look upon my shining face. Hardship, hurt… I can erase. A grievance thus I might repair? Something that is only fair? The morning sky then turned to black...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    You called me Norma You are Dave Silly game

    Two, three, four Go You did I fell to the floor I didn't see you leave You didn't see my tears I never had chance to settle To let go Never told me why? You meant more to me Than you will ever no How low you could go I now think I no You pushed me away Your life will...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 30

    "Bad Poetry" I call it bad poetry sometimes

    it's just stacked lines sometimes it's banal and trite I break the academic rules and write songs to be sung by fools Maybe I don't suffer enough to write about tragedy and love I call it bad poetry maybe I'm out of touch there is such a thing as too much subtlety maybe not...
    puck61 puck61
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Feb 13, 2015

    The Calligraphy Pen There is a pen I like to

    use when my mind is flying with thoughts of you nay...these are the times a pencil just won't do nor a Bic, nor a laptop, nor glittery glue. Only the Calligraphy pen will suffice It makes things look thrice as nice slick and shiny like black ice It's loops and swirls it's thick...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2015

    Today I am a glowing angel with bloody hands.

    today I'm an angry hermit forced into the midst of a crowd. My jaw is tight. My face burns. My ears ring. Today I can breathe fire and burn villages. I hope tomorrow is better.
    puck61 puck61
    51-55, M
    8 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    No mourners No mourners No scared texts No

    hymns For a marriage That died a long time ago We kept the corpse Would not let go Afraid of a misery we did not know The air was stifling As it rotted We tried are best To carry on As if the corpse Wasn’t there Just kept on Covering it with flowers The time came Only...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 18

    try to read this in a posh british accent for

    slightly better effect. 'Could i have you attention. if you do not mind. i want to hear your views on what you think of this here rhyme. i find it rather clever do you not think so too. i only spent an hour trying to type this up for you. I hold it not against you. that you...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 6

    Chance at Love I would,

    my love, if you ever do appear Not be afraid to boldly kiss your mouth To take you in my arms To let you know how much I want you I would, my love, if you ever do appear Abandon all I know For this one chance at love I would run into your embrace Unafraid I would, my love, if...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 26

    My Friend the Poet It is

    but a dream Gentle poet What the world calls real For the soul knows That beauty is ageless That there is no time There are only words It is too real Gentle poet Among those who forgot The music in their souls Who drowned it out And refuse to hear The laughter or the tears...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 28

    CORRIDORS HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED ABOUT THE

    THINGS WE DON,T SAY? FEELINGS AND MEMORIES LOCKED DEEP INTO PRIVATE CORRIDORS, UNLOCKED ONLY FOR OURSELVES TO VIEW IN MOMENTS OF UNGUARDED REFLECTION. TRULY WE ARE OFTEN MORE THAN ONE PERSON, PROTECTING…DEFLECTING. WHAT IS THE VALUE OF THOUGHT THAT CAN BE ONLY SEEN BY...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Dec 11, 2015

    I ~ L O V E Mature Ladies & Men

    MATURE LADIES are always well groomed They always look and scent beautiful They love to be kissed and pleasured They really appreciate the attention of a nubile Girl They are never in a hurry making love They are very experienced with YIN & YANG They have lovely boudoirs & never...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Sep 22, 2012

    My light bulb has went dim Now I sit in black

    rooms Once my light was full to the brim But now it is black and looms I feel it's presence rising Making itself known to all I feel my body writhing Too painful to stand and to angry to fall My wounds of sadness throb I feel them beating Like the heart whose light got robbed...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636
    18-21, F
    Feb 3

    "A random Idea" Lets fall in love

    for the hell of it. I haven't done that in a very long time., Let's each lay out our life and tell of it. Let's make it surreal... sublime. I'll bring some trust and some issues, and you bring some trust of your own. We can share our hopes, dreams and wishes, and have keys to...
    puck61 puck61
    51-55, M
    Jan 21

    Orange caressed my face this morn,

    I rose to face the blue, 20 summers come and gone, The best years that I knew. A dusty vault sealed long ago, Creaks open as light floods in. Memories of crushing bitterness, Of dreams I did not win. Snapshots of carefree summer days, Of years we've spent apart, The...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 16

    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the

    colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast wavelengths of different variations and shades to create primary and secondary colors. The chapters of my life story are colorblind. My world consists...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Dec 12, 2014

    Dust dancing on rays of morning light; she

    and I, and coffee flavored love. The silence between the words was heavy with an undertone of doubt. Something she was hesitant to say was fighting it's way from mind to mouth. lovely lips parted to a broken sound that became words- that became a eulogy "I do not want a man who...
    puck61 puck61
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 17

    Do you know about any good sites to share

    poetry? I have a lot but for some reason can't bring myself to share it on here...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 18

    Hungry for love I let myself try You came

    along Sweet words that meant nothing Only words typed on a screen Your silence became deafening You left me hungry Waiting on you You had no real investment Plenty of fools to choose from You will simply find another Naive and hungry person Never feeling sorry For the heartache...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 17

    The Angels Sing

    Hearing the angels sing in the windFeel them tugging at my heartstringsShowing me the way to feel alive and freeIs this the way to my destinyFollowing the sounds of their melodyI will gladly give them my wanton heartThey soar so high holding it tightCovering me with love as they...
    tigermoth1234 tigermoth1234
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Sep 26, 2012

    Thank you for the golden bridge upon

    which to retreat. Thank you for the sacrilege that makes me incomplete. Make way for peace and better days; find solace in the fact that you can't ever change your ways; or the judgement that you lacked. Your chemical imbalance wreaks havoc on your life's desire. The familiar...
    puck61 puck61
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 17

    We were one Thought we have won Thought we had

    advanced Thought we had finished the danced But out of the blue When the tune started to flew A prolonged silence so mute oh so slowly it unraveled the truth That we.. We loved but then would split That I.. I discovered as realization hit You took me but shook me off of your...
    KarasuEm KarasuEm
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 20

    Just A Kiss!!

    This one i wrote in my high school days JUST A KISS........ The gift from a mother to her new born child, when she comes near the face of the soft n the mild. If you name it, Its just a kiss. The present from a father, keeping his lips emotionally, On the forehead of his daughter...
    labyrinthlife labyrinthlife
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2013

    "The Senses" Sight,

    the colored canvas's in my mind; the sun the sea the land beneath, every thing upon which you've shined your revealing light becomes belief. Touch, the silent message born of love; another gift from life to life; to know the softness of the skin; to know the sharpness of the...
    puck61 puck61
    51-55, M
    5 Responses Feb 13, 2015

    A continuation of First verse of a poem I've

    now named, ''An Enigmas War'' I stand there, glancing across the plain, I see just across no man's land, My dark side, my hatred, and pain, I draw my sword with a bellowing cry, ''Courage! Valour! Justice! Today our foes die!'' So I lead the charge, and both sides clash, I...
    BlueEyesWhiteSnow BlueEyesWhiteSnow
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 16, 2014

    What's wrong with me?

    I have most often wondered. Why can't I let me be? The past is past, dead. Past. Why can't I bury the past? Years gone by they haunt me still. I push them away, Damm it, I've had my fill. And still, Yesterdays will not release me from their covens pot of brewing...
    Jcoe Jcoe
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 4

    Laying quietly at night viewing the stars.

    My mind slips away as I lose my identity. Wrapped in a universe of pain knowing I must wake and face my fears. Passion pulled from the moment of inception leaving a void of uncertainty. How do I wake, how do I face my morning. My heart crushed by the desire of your tender...
    Lastofthepoets Lastofthepoets
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2015

    Interlocking Circles

    There are thousands of members on EP And we all have a CIRCLE of Friends If I include you and you include me We all form a Circle without any ends ! In a sense all our Circles are one my Circle your Circle some big and some small They all interlock and it goes on and on just...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    11 Responses Sep 19, 2012

    Damp are my cheeks stained with remembrance.

    My torment fleeting but never leaving Damaged heart slowly fading into the depth of empty years The stillness echoes in my ears deafening and turning my thoughts into madness. As I sit waiting for the moment of my passing, my tears fall as rain. Rain of regrets showers down my...
    Lastofthepoets Lastofthepoets
    51-55, M
    Mar 4

    _The Clown that Night Did Smile

    so Bright_ The clown for once did turn his frown, and before he realized a drop fell down, saved his soul from the life it slurred with all love and the music never heard.. ( The Clown that Night Did Smile so Bright ) Even the friendly tears shone with all fears now gone The...
    Dovev Dovev
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 10, 2015

    Title - MY LOVE FOR YOU (a poem I wrote over 8

    years ago) Love can hurt, love can kill, love can change the way you feel. Love can grow and turn to be strong. Love can last very long. Love can bring you amazing things, like marriage plans and wedding rings. Love can be described in many ways, and my love for you, always...
    foReverYOURS3211 foReverYOURS3211
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    A New Day Sadness like a heavy

    weight Dragging my soul downwards Making me doubt my worth Making me accept the unacceptable Pitiful, time wasted So much joy, lost Unnecessary unhappiness Unfruitful existence Pain came in like a flood Tears arrived to cleanse my soul Relief soon followed restoring truth That...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jan 19

    No purpose Just a number No value No

    name Just a number "Aww here's 1 at age 2" "Hey, 1! Hurry up" Defined by a number Nothing more No soul No heart No value Just A number
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    Apr 20

    S E X Y ~ B O O T S & M I N I S

    TOTAL LOOK - BOOTS ~ MINI ~ HAIR ~ JACKET ~ BAG I love wearing sexy boots in Autumn, Winter, Spring Especially with my minis it makes my hormones sing SHORT BOOTS WITH PATTERNED TIGHTS ~ SEXY ! Short boots accentuate the calf and make the legs look super Be careful boys you...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Sep 17, 2012

    I wonder Upon the thunder Of thoughts

    and actions Of the mind, in fractions. Frivolous vanity Birth of insanity Yet this mind seldom does realize, When metal pierces The body cracks in remorse's. When no vanity exists Then only will love persist We're weak, fragile we are only love will carry us far. Rest is all a...
    Songsofheart Songsofheart
    22-25
    Feb 1

    E V E ~ S E X Y & S M A R T !

    GOD was in a dilemma about ADAM He had created him in his own likeness a sort of DEMI-GOD !  Upright - strong single minded - handsome - hairy - quite intelligent - bossy - adventuresome but not quite self sufficient - something missing ! GOD  had to some extent modelled ADAM...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Aug 30, 2012

    CHANGE Unforetold the path I walk,

    Chambers still void to me, The script I write is yet more talk, Blinding my walk with thee. Surprise it me… to know yet thus, The plans laid years before, My carefully crafted beam and truss, Behind an old locked door. Alas, the hinges rusty still, Began to creak once more...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    I WOULD DO IT ALL AGAIN (c) 2015 Edward

    York We never know what lies ahead, We will not know what’s in store. We can’t predict our healthy days, Or when we’re at death’s door. But together we have faced the test, And the struggles that came our way. Although some of those times were rough, We survived...
    lasergraph lasergraph
    61-65, M
    1 Response Oct 8, 2015

    The end has come its really near My heart its

    tierd thats pretty clear Ive held on tight for quite too long But letting go makes me more strong A love thats wasnt meant to be It left me crying on my knees It left me gasping for some air Thats how it felt when you wernt there It made my life feel like its over its Like an...
    Cchubbyy Cchubbyy
    18-21, F
    Jan 17

    I'm sick of you I'm sick of me I'm sick of

    how we were meant to be I saw your hurt, I felt your pain I wanted nothing but to see you Smile again Left me broken & hollow How could anyone be that shallow! Through your lies I read your fears They cut you deep Like sharpened spares
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 14

    On Being a Ghost The warm soft room should

    have been a place of sanctuary and respite. A warm quilted floral bedspread adorned the bed, and atop were several pillows to adjust just right before falling into sultry dreamy slumber. The usual keepsakes and mementos of days long since passed were here and there save one...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 4, 2015

    A Mother's Prayer Grant me the strength o'

    lord to endure To protect my child so sweet and so pure Free from harm I wish him to keep And pleasant dreams each night as he sleeps. To love and lead as good parents do To never forget to say "i love you" To give and receive throughout daily life To handle with honor all...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Nov 3, 2015

    Will you be the one that holds me tight Can you

    guide me through this endless night And give me the strength to fight Until morning's light Will you watch me fail And be the light in the dark Can you stay strong when I am weak Be my faith when I have none Is yours the voice of courage That whispers "Pick yourself up, carry...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    Jan 15

    The truth Sometimes sweet Sometimes sour It

    can't always be what we want Our hearts are bound to be broken We are bound to be lost We are bound to be confused Lies are a cloud of smoke before you fall off the cliff It is the illusion of safety before you burn Because you will burn and burn and burn And it will scar and...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    Apr 18

    When A Woman Loves A Man When a woman loves a

    man, She will hold dear his earthly desires A woman in love wants her man to be fulfilled, She honors him and bestows joy in his life every day When a woman loves a man, In her loving arms, he finds sanctuary. He and she celebrate their passion They are one in mind and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Oct 18, 2014

    Things not Given They say

    that nothing is free But, I disagree The gifts we are given We often overlook Missing out on the wonder The beauty all around For the night sky The moon and the stars Are all ours to look at I think, sometimes Ungrateful for these wonders We make ourselves lonely We despair of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 28

    I am everything I am nothing I'm your

    strength When you are feeling weak The voice of courage And the quiet calm That wraps around you like a balm You are more than you think You're the light in my dark My walk in the park You give me that spark To carry on when all is lost No matter what the cost
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    Jan 5

    My mind is poison, and my tongue a blade,

    swifts thoughts turned to words in a venomous raid. Provoke not my wit, intelligence and wisdom, for mentally annihilating is infamous in my kingdom. My arm may be weak, but fear it you should, for its extension of steel, cuts through any shield of wood. with the power of...
    BlueEyesWhiteSnow BlueEyesWhiteSnow
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Oct 24, 2014

    If you saw the little girl Would you be scared?

    Or show her that you cared? Would you take away the pain? Somewhere in there, There's a woman hidden Her life's just a midden She needs some care She's had quite a scare The scars run deep And trust doesn't run cheap Doesn't take much for her to fall in a heap And she can't...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    Jan 5

    There was a time long long ago When I

    once held anothers soul. It was soft and warm and kind I was his and he was mine. We played and laughed and loved so much We couldn't get enough of us. Time stood still for years and years Or maybe minutes was what I feared. Till the day my tears did fall They took my friend...
    borred123 borred123
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Mar 4

    Rainbow

    I love her; how much she'll never know She stands on a rainbow in the sky I touch her softly just with my eye But kiss her soul and say goodbye. Until sun and rain do meet again My heart will wait to fly.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Jun 15, 2011

    I am an open book who oft times need the pages

    opened and the corners bent. Very simple in its reading and understanding. As the pages flip by, I hope one day to have made a difference in the readers life.
    Lastofthepoets Lastofthepoets
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 25, 2015

    A Walk Among The Lilies Grass ,

    nice cool grass, Soaked in chill dew The morning spring dew Like new rain from above Slightly wets the grass blades And each cool plant sliver, each cool blade of green Are part of a larger lawn Shining in cool sunlight Prior to the midday heat And standing tall and thin Are...
    RedEyesBlackDragon RedEyesBlackDragon
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2015

    I sit in silence I ask myself why?

    Why do you cry? Why contemplating death? I need it so, I need to let go My body is cold As snow I'm failing - lost no direction To I turn east Head west Heads confused Which why is best
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 17

    Slipping Away Slipping,

    Slipping away Through my fingers, Like water draining Down the sink drain, Like sand through my gloves Live slips slowly away I can feel it, Slipping away, Like dust through my hands Losing it all, Feeling it melt All is going, All is gone Life is drifting, Drifting away, Flames...
    RedEyesBlackDragon RedEyesBlackDragon
    51-55, M
    Jan 18
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