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I Used to Write Poetry

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    .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 31-35, F Jan 15, 2014

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    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

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    Years ago when I was inspired by life.

    I used to write all kinds of stuff.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M May 14, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    "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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    I would love to be inspired enough to write

    again, only this time it wouldn't be so dark. ;)
    writerchic writerchic 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    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

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    I haven't found the inspiration

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

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    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

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    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 18-21, M Apr 24, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    I loved him the way you love your prom dress. I wanted to show him off, take him with me, show the world he is mine. I wanted everyone to stare and wonder where you could find...
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    Ready for change I dream of higher things, as I climb over these mountains that crowd the path that I walk on, wondering hoping praying that the rain will stop and the sun will...
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    FADED LOOKS The things of youth we once cherished, And thought were important to keep. Were nothing more than superficial, And faded away in our sleep. Our looks is not what’s...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    A MOTHER A mother is a mixture of so many things. A protector, a mentor and friend. She gives you guidance till you know your way, And nurtures from beginning to end. She...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 8 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Message me and I will send you some of mine! I write darker than some others!
    LayWithFate LayWithFate 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    WRITING I have written down the words I’ve thought, And arranged them on the page. I have created characters to write about, And described their looks and age. I have created...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    AMARILLO. by Edward York (c) 2015 The city stands at the top of the state, And looks down over the rest. I have been to other Texas towns, But I like this one best. The residents...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    America's Nightmare They say speech is free but them words ain't cheap Wiki is cool but don't let em leak Don't be fooled but don't say a peep You better get schooled I have much...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Am I the only one who writes better stories when have a lot of feelings usually sadness? Btw I would be glad if u check up my stories and novels on Wattpad if ur interest ask me...
    Romitri657 Romitri657 13-15, F Jun 21

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    I'm not good at talking to ppl rlly so I used to Wright poetry to get my feelings out
    anshaw anshaw 13-15, F Jun 20

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    I write tons of poems, quotes and inspirational things. I have been writing since I was a kid. I share some of them in the group someone made called I Love To Write.
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jun 20

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    As father's Day approaches I was inspired to write this. MY DAD Sometimes occasions come our way, Inspiring memories good and bad. The occasion that is now close at hand, Brings...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 18 Responses Jun 18

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    Am I just crazy? We can just agree to disagree. I think if I were a daisy in a field of sunflowers, you'd pick me. I don't think I'd like to be a flower though, I'd hate to...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    I write a few poems, mostly it's inspired by love. I don't know if I should post it here because experienceproject is not a poetry wesite.
    HeartsBlossoms HeartsBlossoms 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 12

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    You're Gone I can usually drink you right off of my mind But I miss you tonight I can normally push you right out of my heart But I'm too tired to fight I can normally sleep at...
    marshmel marshmel 16-17, F Jun 12

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    My mind may wander or it just might remain all the inevitable hates i try to restrain look at me now in a mirror you will see the remnants of what used to be no i will not cry...
    StrivingForStrength StrivingForStrength 13-15, F Jun 10

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    What can I say? I'm feeling accomplished at the moment. I just published my first compilation of poetry in an ebook on Amazon.The title is: MY WORD BRO! Poetry From The Soul 
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M Jun 10

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    I wake up sometimes in the middle of the night and write poems. I do my best work at that time
    Need2bTIH Need2bTIH 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    This my first online poetry post tell what u all think: A war has came No one is to blame Union or Confederate was this war Families were tore I chose Confederate I fought my...
    LostWarrior18 LostWarrior18 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 9

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    When I was a young man, this was the only way I could talk to girls. I was so self-conscious of my stuttering the only way I could communicate was through writing, and poetry...
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M Jun 8

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    On the morning of her wedding I gave Thumbelina a basket of limes The limes still had their stems attached And they looked like hand grenades The limes were on sale in the hotel...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M Jun 5

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    A figment of my imagination Or are you real? You're not here beside me But you remain by me still Not here, but there, But where I wonder? Perhaps on the boundaries of my heart...
    Germanovna Germanovna 31-35, F Jun 5

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    I think I would be lying, If I said I didn't care, And I think I would be lying, If I said I wouldn't dare. If you could see, My feelings still would not matter, When you finally...
    mystiere13 mystiere13 16-17, F Jun 4

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    VERY aggressive. Much swearing. This is your only warning. **** YOU LIFE I will ride you over Over the moon Commeting back down to the hard *** Earth. Kiss my phat *** I don't...
    shadowsrain13 shadowsrain13 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    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...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 4

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    I can not imagine life without you Every day I lift you up Seeing you in a warm bath waiting to feel you warm between my hands. Your fragrance reminds me As I lift you, my lips...
    in2mec in2mec 56-60, M Jun 4

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