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I Used to Write Poetry

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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

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    I haven't found the inspiration

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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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

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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

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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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    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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    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

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    I like to write poetry for those that I care about.
    kittyandawolf kittyandawolf 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Hey! Poetry fans please read my work. I only have 2 poems so far one erotic and one not :) please read and critique Thanks http://deepundergroundpoetry.com/FierrrrceNadia/my...
    FierrrrceNadia FierrrrceNadia 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    In the land of poetry commentary, you will encounter those who take poetry too lightly, and those who take poetry too seriously. The former will give you no real indication of...
    MarredMind MarredMind 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    A magical blessing The way they used to put me down It doesn't matter anymore I now know why I went through it My armour has grown stronger I now know that life is beautiful I...
    RomanticRainbow RomanticRainbow 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I am a very shy woman however I love to write erotic poetry
    sandeekean sandeekean 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I do write some poetry and some short stories, please have a look at some of it on my blog: godsadventureepic.blogspot.com , enjoy. :) 
    mar3sword mar3sword 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    ~When You Wish Upon A Star~ (Giving a new style a look see, so be patient, yet understanding) Edited** Seems to me here lately, and as of now.That my life is moving swiftly, and I...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 27

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    Hey sorry for the cynicism but I have written poetry since I was young as one of my many outlets for anxiety. Since high school I have become deeply depressed and suicidal (I tried...
    SadNugget SadNugget 16-17, M Oct 1

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    The turning tide. The seasons come the seasons go from blazing sun to freezing snow, but in between the days of change is something new, something strange. The summer days get...
    uncfred uncfred 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Diversity We would like to seem strange or different for show but that's just natural law. As I wait in the airport ready to fly my consciousness raises to the point of acension...
    KamtaMaat KamtaMaat 26-30, M Oct 10

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    Bored - poem The clock is ticking Times passes by Footsteps back and forth in my house Step step step The sky is bright but a cool breeze outside my window My body is glued to my...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Oct 10

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    Misery, Darkness, And The Blacked Out Life of Insanity. Written:09/22/14 By:SabrinaStrivexWulf You think you know me, You think you own me, These thoughts relay like a broken...
    DakotaRavenGraves DakotaRavenGraves 18-21, T Sep 22

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    Another poetry in Italian language I BUONI DAVVERO I buoni davvero non hanno un'ambizione, non hanno alcun sentiero, ma tutto, in bene o in male, è un'emozione. Non hanno mai...
    sogno63 sogno63 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    For Alexander. Wherever you are. You were the light In life you shined Radiant and bright. You could never see the beauty The beauty of your heart The beauty you brought To...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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    JOKER Alas, here I am in my pointed shoes and my garish robes A jester I be But a fool But a clown The makeup hides my face And my act is far from over As I dance about the...
    DestinyEvelyn DestinyEvelyn 18-21, T 4 Responses Oct 4

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    To me poetry is the intricacy of painting pictures with words. Not always easy to do, but immensely satisfying when you accomplish it. I do it in Norwegian, and sometimes in...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    For You – A Scrap From Another Life I would ride, For you, I would play, For you, I would sing, For you Quiet moments, Spent searching memories, For a time, a place, A person...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    Bored - poem The clock is ticking Times passes by Footsteps back and forth in my house Step step step The sky is bright but a cool breeze outside my window My body is glued to my...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    If you can, write me a poem. If you can, give me a look, a word, one letter. If you can, tell me you’re all mine, tell me it wasn’t a joke, tell me a lie. If you can...
    ifyoucan ifyoucan 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    I wish on the moon hoping to see you soon. I read your messages growing weaker, I miss you so damn much, I'm such a thinker. I wonder if your listening when I whisper your name in...
    Pluviophile32 Pluviophile32 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Here is one I just helped a friend write. She said she was stuck and asked for my help. here is what she sent me: Well here it goes.....the slightest touch,the sensations! The...
    submissive19 submissive19 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I remember the way you said You'd spit on my grave If I ever succeeded The acid had left a trail on my tongue And I sat beneath the house On bare dirt with Curdled wrongs and...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    There’s a window in my head That only I can see It is the gate way to my fantasy There I am a hero, master and king I am capable of doing anything When I dwell there the world...
    meetme63 meetme63 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Before Before I can remember the love I shared Before I can remember for the ones that I cared Before the years of hate and love, was the years of grace and fun. Before a time...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Ethan, you are not ugly You've just trained your eyes So it's only your flaws they see But not in others You have never seen How your eyes light up when you laugh Or how you...
    TheEmberLeader TheEmberLeader 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I just wrote down everything I felt... This is probably more like a diary page then a poem but whatever... Mixed up - poem One way then another You care then you don't You're...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Oct 10

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    Where is the one, we cant seem to find. The one who never leaves, the depths of our minds. You dont know their name, or the looks on their face, but yet you still search, all over...
    huntfishguy huntfishguy 18-21, M Sep 21

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    Waiting For a Train (photo Robert Doisneau) We are waiting for a train to take us home Lovers entwined. Will we find ourselves as happy again? Maybe, perhaps... I can't wait to...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    You don't know the times I've been in tears over you. And I'm not blaming you for my upset but I'm blaming my brain. You see he twists things, he twists reality into a horror, and...
    BulletproofLoneliness BulletproofLoneliness 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I sit again in solitude Alone with my thoughts Remembering my failures There's no one around As I renew myself And delve into my thoughts No distractions to deter me Yet no company...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M Sep 21

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    What shadow rains o'er The light that fills our head? What cruel fault is it That we feel like we are dead? Our path has been obscured In the darkness of our minds...
    embarx embarx 22-25, F Sep 21

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    Consumed by my own shadow Cloaked in chosen darkness Deaf from the forced silence Speechless due to no words Trapped in my own little world Avoiding the conflict of others Desiring...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I can't imagine getting through this crazy life of mine without writing. Being able to kick back and free my mind with unfiltered expression is my paradise.
    PricelessLegacy PricelessLegacy 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I just want to dive into you Plunge myself a thousand fathoms into you Your flesh tight around me The inside of your thighs kissing mine stealing not just the heat from my body...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 21