I Used to Write Poetry

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    .UNTITLED. when you have

    that perfect backup plan only for when things go a little too far left, you know things are not going your way. then you think that there are things that should be left unsaid, but you know you have to say them anyway; you thought it would be a precious little secret, only...
    CookieInAJar CookieInAJar
    36-40, F
    Jan 15, 2014

    This Was For Angela...

    I wrote this for my friend Angela on 11 June 1988, we were 22 years old and she had a beautiful blonde haired, blue eyed baby daughter named Brittany. She came back to New Jersey from California to visit me. We were given our Native Indian names by a friend of her family who...
    RavenLee RavenLee
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2009

    And Then Again...

    I wrote this during a particularly confusing and painful time in my life...my marriage was extremely wounded and slowly bleeding to death. It was 10 April 1988. A lie can sometimes be so true A happy song can become blue A vow can break and never mend A style will change...
    RavenLee RavenLee
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jan 2, 2009

    I hate my emotions They always get me

    down There's never a dull moment When emotions turn around From darkness to light And light back to night Heal every blight Or worsen my plight Whatever, Whenever they always change However, Whoever never the same Try to contain This feeling inside It bursts from within I...
    jsc0tzi jsc0tzi
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    My heart is drowning in a puddle No reason

    for me to be here now I am alone That is the only reason My face is always turned downward now My hopes, so easy to inflate My heart, so longing for a date My soul, so tortured by my plight My mind, so longing for one night With you, Or anyone that I can tell The secrets...
    jsc0tzi jsc0tzi
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    I Barely Remember Writing This One

    am i breathing? am i struggling to hold on another day? am i dieing? is my soul breaking free to another plane? its certainly not easy for you to plainly see the decomposition of the man inside of me here i come, i'm leaning over to whisper in your ear please do something...
    intothewoods intothewoods
    26-30
    Dec 22, 2008

    Graffiti

    I am graffiti on a wall Some people admired me They said I was a work of art I was a colorful design making a statement in this world I hold a hidden message Only the artist understands Graffiti is an art But some people cant see it They think it is a mess So they critisize me...
    ShallowEndings ShallowEndings
    22-25, F
    Oct 26, 2013

    Some I Found On My Buddy4u Profile From 2003 I Was 13.

    Ive been excluded and somewhat diluted in my thinkingmy heart along with my pride feels like its slowly fadingI'm feeling cold and alone with out you all these long nightsBeing with you was the best time in my life..Because I was only happy when i was around youWhy did you live...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2011

    Years ago when I was inspired by life.

    I used to write all kinds of stuff.
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    May 14, 2014

    I would love to be inspired enough to write

    again, only this time it wouldn't be so dark. ;)
    writerchic writerchic
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2014

    Poetry is a forgotten talent I have I use to

    write all the time when I was younger I Remember one of my poems was published when I was in 4th grade but I guess I got so caught up in life the last few years I neglected alot of things
    ryanw93 ryanw93
    22-25, M
    Apr 24, 2014

    I haven't found the inspiration

    for a poem in a while... >~<
    RealisticSmile RealisticSmile
    13-15, F
    Apr 24, 2014

    I still write a lot of novels,

    stories and other kinds of writing. I used to always write poetry. Every day. But I was very young and when I posted my poetry on sites like Booksie I'd get criticized and my poems would earn 0 likes. Guess what I did? I deleted my profile and created another under a...
    Alpha8Wolf Alpha8Wolf
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 30, 2014

    Was The Only Way To Breath.

    I was drowning in my emotions and pain for years. Eventually I discovered poetry. A life saver in its own. I would write up to like 3 poems a day. I found a great poetry community online and it truly became my world. I opened up to some people for the first time in my life...
    learningtosmile learningtosmile
    18-21, F
    Jul 20, 2011

    Once Upon A Time

    I recently found this one while searching through an old notebook for a sheet of blank paper. It was written for a girl I was in love with at the time, who spurned my affections. lol You are the one that got away but you're not away. You're the closest thing to my heart that ever...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    31-35, F
    Oct 6, 2011

    "The Girl Within"

    “The Girl Within”   Inside my body trembles, my heart is beating fast,   God help me to escape the memories of my past.   My mother smelled of alcohol, my Dad had left our home,   And no one saw the little girl who was so all alone.   Worries going...
    Dreamweaver58 Dreamweaver58
    51-55, F
    Oct 15, 2011

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    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    Apr 21
    afraid i'll spend my life throwing sheets over beds trying to make the silhouette you left on the right side of the mattress disappear i still see your smile every day i lie...
    lovelyss lovelyss
    22-25, F
    Apr 20
    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...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    Apr 20
    Hey dear reader; All my poems and stories are now at therepurposedmale.blogspot.com
    therepurposedmale therepurposedmale
    51-55, M
    Apr 20
    When the cops arrive They pull the trigger You guessed it right he was a nig'ger
    jasonBK1 jasonBK1
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    Well, my ride on the roads of life is soon to be a thing of the past. Seems I might leave you (unwillingly) when I thought you would be first. But then the question begs, Will I...
    lonelyheart807 lonelyheart807
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    How would you know If you stay behind your shadow As children do when they meet a stranger How would you know If you close your eyes to the beauties This world has to offer How...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    Apr 19
    I'll never find anyone who made me feel like you did. Again. I'll never love so deep and raw. Again. I'll always be searching for you again and. Again. I'll never kiss the way we...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I recall the springtime evenings And the long hot summer days Now it always feels like winter Since the parting of our ways Time used to pass so quickly Now the nights go slowly by...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight
    61-65, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    Odd and very sudden This new immense burden Laden with passion Hastening to care It's new yet so crude These devouring thoughts of you. I'm not one to stoop. To feelings so...
    Girl50CoP Girl50CoP
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
    In 2008, the right of my "pursuit of happiness" was trampled upon. I had done nothing wrong, but an illusion had already been spun. They were the victors, I became their...
    Boshie Boshie
    66-70, F
    Apr 19
    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...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    Apr 18
    You may choose to walk but I choose to run You may choose to roam the earth but I choose to fly Leaving everything behind The ever powerful wind further fueling my speed Nothing...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    Dusk and starlight sweet summer air sifts through your hair passing memories dewdrop lips twinkling eyes a hopeful heart fire crackling in the hearth embers mimicking fireflies...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    Apr 18
    I think I just got fired Or maybe I did quit The lady I worked for Doesn't understand it... She suggested abuse From my comments... It was humorous truth Fun with her innocence...
    Atlantic59 Atlantic59
    56-60, M
    Apr 18
    MY BROTHER I didnt see the struggle, i didnt see your pain. The trust you showed to one and all a fake used for their gain. I can't forgive not seeing you each and every day. My...
    GonnaRockYourWorld GonnaRockYourWorld
    36-40, M
    Apr 18
    For you are the one, Who holds the cards in your hand, The chance to fold, The chance to play, To deny-to accept, To win- to lose, For what you do with those cards, Will...
    SeductivePoetess95 SeductivePoetess95
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    IF U LIKE TO WRITE POETRY OR ELSE THIS 4 U (the reason i do promotion is bc most of ppl don't know that famous canadian website/app ) : https://www.wattpad.com/
    Care2Love Care2Love
    13-15, F
    Apr 17
    Grand sky Tremendous cosmos Limitless dimension Heart contains great emptiness Open the mind Welcome glorious radiance Join the light Raise up Penetrate out of space.
    veganmeditates veganmeditates
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Apr 17
    Pondering life wandering soul life is a maze with no exit twisting, turning to find no end frustration scream and shout no one cares to listen drop to your knees pound the ground...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    If I could tell you one thingSomething to echo in your mind"you'll never be along."Just trust in meI'll follow and careYOU LEFTNow all I know and care for is in chaos
    mst3ksanta mst3ksanta
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    Share Share your tears Don't hide them under pillows Let me be a part of any sadness That touches you Share your laughter Share your smiles Your tales of all the things that...
    silenttomorrows silenttomorrows
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    karma in past disturb tender heart take all responsibility pay all debt start whole kindness faith create fate welcome true happiness .
    veganmeditates veganmeditates
    41-45, M
    Apr 16
    The heart the heart is a complicated thing it believes lies when the brain knows the truth it's stubborn it sees the good in everything no matter how broken no matter how evil no...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    I have written stories before and I am currently writing three stories now.
    nerdyfreak nerdyfreak
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    (This is kinda how I've been feeling) Nightmare Shaking Rattling Unsettling It's blurry, everything's spinning Things out of proportion Can't see straight anymore Paranoia...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I wrote both of these poems to my moms address so she could read them Dear mom : If you rejected me out of your life this time I won't come back or give you another chance mama...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    Mama why: The tears in my eyes are falling down My face as you read this you'll cry too because it's true in my life I had try to understand mom Why you hurt me inside Why you...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
    Look at the poem I love it https://youtu.be/2ZcnXjt7Y98
    dominick6 dominick6
    16-17, M
    Apr 14
    LETTING NO I had realized long ago, that it was over. And as days passed, I vowed to let go. After a month, you were still here. After two, my pain and suffering ruled. With...
    Luke5150 Luke5150
    36-40, M
    Apr 13
    I met an angel Her name was April She's disappeared I miss her
    earthandstars earthandstars
    41-45, F
    Apr 12
    Two by two side by side inseparable her and her super hero ideal team but something was stirring up inside her was it fear? or love? unfamiliar foreign "go go away I don’t need...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    Morning Star I once had words to describe it all those days have slipped from me now ... and I wait to know it all where I came from where I'm going how will I get there and yet...
    lionsdenn lionsdenn
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    Since EP is closing and I have been advised by my doctor to not go on social sites for now because of how horrific stress ailments are for me right now, (I will still be going...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    For SassycookieYour words can't be denied....the weight of your tongue....the volume of your seductive thoughtsLouder than a radios songClearer than a cloudless dayYour invitations...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire
    41-45, M
    Apr 11
    Your requiem is my lullaby to sleep, Broken record always set to repeat In the painting of my fantasy world, I'll watch you die by the stroke of my hand Suffocate you until violet...
    311trixie 311trixie
    31-35, F
    Apr 11
    Death the inevitable Death the unknown feared by all withering bodies like autumn leaves crumbling at one touch age is consuming like death isn’t enough no 
nothing is ever...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 11
    I met a girl named Jojo. I said "hello". She met a nice fellow. Who told her she was pretty mellow. She jumped of a cliff shouting yolo. We found her at the bottom looking like...
    ladiciusmaniac ladiciusmaniac
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    CLICK Raging revolution failed and won, Heroes birthed and then undone, Epic sunsets and crashing seas, Dirty tears and broken pleas. Stern miners painted in coal, Glimpses of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 11
    I am going to say sorry to any and all creative people out there. And mostly to th poetry writers tonight I am sorry! I know what heart and soul goes into creating form our passion...
    DirtyRead DirtyRead
    36-40, M
    Apr 11
    tick tock tick tock ticking clock time passing memories fading wrinkles forming hair greying limbs weakning all the consequences of time time stops for no one gotta make time...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    Apr 10
    This is a quote I wrote for a poetry book I am working on for one of my friends. I thought I'd share it here even though it's in her book. To SMG from me: "The stage is set. I won...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend
    36-40, F
    Apr 10
    Here's a poem I wrote, and it's called her
    dominick6 dominick6
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
    The sun has risen, Yet I am stuck in midnight, With The powder sugar moon, Wrapped up in darkness, Inspiring, in spring, Is the snow as it falls, Winter hasn't given up, Though it...
    4gotwhereiwas 4gotwhereiwas
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
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