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I Think You Poets Really Have a Way With Words

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    I Don't Write Poetry

    The gift of writing has eluded me.  I am always in awe of how a person can use language in such a profound way.  I am a bit of a poetry snob.  There are a couple of poets here that blow my mind.  The rest...not so much.  I like to consider myself a...
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 18 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    Passed Down In Genes

      i was always in to poetry. doesn't matter if it was dark poetry, romantic poetry, or children poetry,i was interested. every now and then i would right a story song or poem just for fun.around the age 10 i herd a poem my father wrote for my mom for her birthday and that...
    xXthat1chickXx xXthat1chickXx 13-15, F Oct 3, 2010

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    Fell For It....hook Line And Sinker!!!!!

    Struggling.The struggle.Struggling in life is one thing, in love is another.Reaching out for the touch, the feel,  No, the connection.That which lies deep within, yearning to come out.To touch, to know, to feel again the passion and love.Yet the fears. Fears of being hurt, or...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F Feb 8, 2011

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    Every heart sings a song,

    incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Jan 15

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    I Am a 13 Year Old Poet! I Love to Share My Work Here Is a Poem Where I Have a Way of Words.

      Somewhere in his mind he knew he left you behind he locked you in a shell Until it was time for you to rise and propel  Stifled and impaired Helpless and weak He lay there day after day Not knowing if he could speak Or if so what would he say This boy knew...
    poemlady123 poemlady123 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2009

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    Something old Something new Something borrowed Got it from you Heart in my hand Soul in my shoe And steps on your spirit What will you do? Romance is old Your love is new My love...
    consistentshift consistentshift 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Or not... Though I almost like how this song seems to swing from topics of personal pain to true world angst as weltschmerz. Mayhaps that should classify it just as standard teen...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M Jan 4

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    Wear sunscreenIf I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be itThe long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientistsWhereas the rest of my advice...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 14 hrs ago

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    Bad Blood by Taylor Swift *courtesy of my 13 year-old daughter's music collection* My ex is still wearing his wedding ring after being separated for over a year. He is in denial...
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    "Here without you"3 Doors DownA hundred days have made me olderSince the last time that I saw your pretty faceA thousand lies have made me colderAnd I don't think I can look at...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 11

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    "For Freedom's Sake"SerenityTo my loveThe end has comeI'm sorry I'm not going homePain is gone but all I feelIs the last blood in my veins to slowly running coldDay after day, I...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 11

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    Jar of Hearts by Christina Perri No I can't take one more step towards you Cause all that's waiting is regret Don't you know I'm not your ghost anymore You lost the love I loved...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Jan 3

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    "Forsaken"Dream TheaterFor a while I thought I fell asleepLying motionless inside a dreamThen rising suddenlyI felt a chilling breath upon meShe softly whispered in my ear(Forsaken...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 17

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    "Little Do You Know"Alex and SierraLittle do you knowHow I'm breaking while you fall asleepLittle do you knowI'm still haunted by the memoriesLittle do you knowI'm trying to pick...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    i met a lot of friends thru a chat group online 13 yrs ago and maintained two main friendships...one is a mate shannon...we were good drinking buddies for several years and while...
    biguy71 biguy71 41-45, M Dec 29, 2014

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    When you get to a certain point and look back and see one mistake after another and so very few right turns, you can't help but think of what might have been if you'd stayed true...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Jan 5

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    My body, my choice. Nobody but me gets a say about what I do or don't do with my body. That includes what I wear, who I am intimate with, my right to terminate, and more. Keep your...
    justdreamingxoxox justdreamingxoxox 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I don't think you should ask me how my day was unless you really want to know. Everyone asks you "How are you," or "How is it going," expecting the obligatory reply "OK/Fine/Good...
    PaperPlanes88 PaperPlanes88 22-25, M Jan 6

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    I was ok as a child but my reading issues picked up I was about 14-15. Though I think it started earlier. I always had trouble with comprehension. When I was younger I couldn't...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Jan 14

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    Funny how you think your relationship is all well, but then find out things could never be further from the truth.
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I think some people are afraid of emotions . Whether it be their own or others . They are afraid to feel any sadness or anything negative it would seem at times ....for whatever...
    Chernobylplayground Chernobylplayground 36-40 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I think you should pull up your pants or else just take them off and show us what you've got.
    xxxtop xxxtop 36-40, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know that people coming & going out of your life is a "normal" thing...that not everyone is meant to stay in your life. But, yes I do have issues with abandonment. My dad left...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Well, I have issues with BOTH of my Mother In Laws. I like one just a little more than the other, but besides that 2 Mother Inlaws are just double the trouble. I have two because...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Don't waste your time comparing yourself to others. It will only lower your confidence and bring you down. There's no one out there just like you. Who has grown up with your...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I recently ended a 4 1/2 year relationship, but have been talking about being fwb's with two of my friends for a couple of months. Now that the relationship is over though, I get...
    Cephaloria Cephaloria 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    "Lover, You Should've Come Over"Jeff BuckleyLooking out the door i see the rain fall upon the funeral mournersParading in a wake of sad relations as their shoes fill up with...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    "The Story Ain't Over"AvantasiaRousing from dreams, craving for someoneWept himself to sleepHe s waiting for a sign from aboveWhere is the loveThe hourglass in pieces, dashed to...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    "Breakeven/Fast Car"Colbie CaillatI'm still alive but I'm barely breathingJust praying to a God that I don't believe in'Cause I got time while he got freedom'Cause when a heart...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 4

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    I know this because it happened to me, and it's possible. I fell in love with who he was, before I knew what he looked like, and then I knew that he was adorable as he was, because...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F Jan 16

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    "War Out Of Peace"Tristan PrettymanWell there are times when you knowWhen you should stay, when you should goBut you don'tRehearse the lines in your headYou know what needs to be...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    When you're alone, do you think of me? And my diamond ring's thrown out to sea. And when you love, do you love for me? Like harmony, a never ending dream. Oh well, oh well. I...
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Sugar - Maroon 5I'm hurting baby, I'm broken downI need your loving, lovingI need it nowWhen I'm without youI'm something weakYou got me begging, beggingI'm on my kneesI don't...
    Unjusted Unjusted 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Those words you read that embed themselves into you...stirring in you ...resonating like how a rushing wind gathers force and knocks you off your feet ..takes you sailing into a...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    The Words Are ..I used to think that I could not go onAnd life was nothing but an awful songBut now I know the meaning of true loveI'm leaning on the everlasting armsIf I can see...
    PixiePat PixiePat 36-40 2 Responses Jan 4

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    Now this confuses me. Lyrics are words put to music. Since lyrics are words, how can they say it better. 😛
    Morgana01 Morgana01 46-50, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    "One Thing"Finger ElevenRestless tonightCause I wasted the lightBetween both these timesI drew a really thin lineIt's nothing I plannedAnd not that I canBut you should be...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 12

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    Cause theses words are knives and often leave scars
    BloodyVictim BloodyVictim 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    The twenty-second day of January is the worst date on the calendar for me. It is the day that my older brother took his own life and forever changed mine. It was the New Year’s...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "My All"Mariah CareyI am thinking of youIn my sleepless solitude tonightIf it's wrong to love youThen my heart just won't let me be right'Cause I've drowned in youAnd I won't pull...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Dec 29, 2014

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    I found your hair band on my bedroom floor, The only evidence that you'd been there before And I don't get waves of missing you anymore, They're more like tsunami tides in my eyes...
    TheIdealisticRealist TheIdealisticRealist 22-25, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Yeah, words make me cry. Words affect me more than food. I'm so sorry, food :(
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F Jan 5

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    "Losing My Religion"R.E.M.Oh life, it's biggerIt's bigger than youAnd you are not meThe lengths that I will go toThe distance in your eyesOh no, I've said too muchI've said...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F Jan 9

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    "Crave You"Flight Facilities - (Adventure Club Remix)Cra-crave you, youI-I cra-crave you, youI-I cra-crave you, youI-I cra-crave you, youI-I cra-crave you, youAh, ah, ah!Why can't...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Take me with your words And you will feel me groan into you so deeply that with every step pleasure will waft off of you Like sex that hasn't happened yet
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    "St. Stephen" Saint Stephen with a rose, in and out of the garden he goes, Country garden in the wind and the rain, Wherever he goes the people all complain. Stephen prospered in...
    b1tch2u b1tch2u 31-35 1 Response Dec 29, 2014