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I Used to Write Poetry

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    I haven't found the inspiration

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

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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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    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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    .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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    "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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    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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    another day has gone by till the morning the Lark crys, My name is but a whisper from the lips of the dead Call to me ? No i shall not answer , When it sets the Lark shall die...
    jontony jontony 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    Another closed door, Another blocked path, Another goodbye And another broken heart. A challenge ahead, A burnt bridge behind. Tear streaked cheeks, Shattered pieces of heart on...
    ItsJustBryce ItsJustBryce 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    monsters in my head singing an endless symphony of dread
    masterspuppy masterspuppy 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I'm a crappy poet And I know it
    Imbloo Imbloo 16-17 8 hrs ago

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    Is it true that nature is compared with feminine, then you have to equate my girl with angel ! is it true that sun is source of energy for many things, then i have nil-potent...
    wecanthink wecanthink 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    • The Gift • I could not wrap it, though it has strings for you to pull Much too long an empty vessel, but lately it's been full I could wear it, on my sleeve, but I'm not...
    Bramwellbooth Bramwellbooth 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    There, in Bettendorf in the box room advented the florescence of young love with blonde flaxen hair and cute confident smiles penetrated new dimensions in the mind: love. There in...
    absurdistt absurdistt 18-21, M 13 hrs ago

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    I hate you I love you I want inside you to pry open your soul between your ribs steal your beating heart I loathe you I need you I want to consume it all your moments, your...
    Azureskye Azureskye 18-21 19 hrs ago

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    Fire A Fire from within Leaves the strongest soul pleasantly scarred It is within this fire that most ache Ache for the flames, those orange sparks of difference The blue tango...
    PiscesMind11 PiscesMind11 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'll be the first to admit, my "poetry" is very elementary, due to the fact that I'm not overly educated and intelligent...but be that as it may, here is a sample: You cause...
    guitarman493 guitarman493 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    you deserve all the cobweb dreams, fairytale hopes, and explosive love in the world, but i know that i will never be the one to give them to you. you need notes that end with 'ps...
    mustlovedogs99 mustlovedogs99 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    The reason i cant be with you Is cause you broke me Then looked at me differently Because you succeeded with your destruction So that made me not strong enough I couldn't...
    Brideofchucky Brideofchucky 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    XD when I write the words control me and I just write it's weird but hey normal is boring
    NightWriter216 NightWriter216 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Devil Beaten broken bruised Misunderstood and used Defeated and mistreated Ruined and cursed Could it get any worse Broken Bruised Hurt And used The words run In my head...
    KillaSparks KillaSparks 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I write poems, I do it when I'm sad or when a touching idea strikes me.I write stories too.
    111rosy560 111rosy560 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Slipping on Mist Where is the joy of my precocious youth, that slowly slipped one morning into a mist, like a lover's lost affection for lips once kissed and sipped so sweetly...
    pone22 pone22 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    She corners me Then whispers me her poetic verses laced with love And although Id always find her art appealing I can't be with her This thing that she wants will never be...
    Brideofchucky Brideofchucky 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Do you really think I couldn't see right through your fake facade? You made us both like equals, we are both just as flawed. Did you think I couldn't hear you right through your...
    ShyButterfly04 ShyButterfly04 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    With Every Word Could a spider be more than size Slander be more than lies Could statues be more than stone A king be worth more than his throne They think when it doesn't hurt...
    SylvieKitty1015 SylvieKitty1015 18-21, F a week ago

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    THE GIFT OF TIME(c) 2015 Edward YorkThe little hands I held today,Brought to my face a smile.And any troubles I may have had,Left me for a while.Even though you are short right now...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Breaking point I am not invincible Though I thought I was Turns out I have a breaking point I guess everyone does Hers is the stress Of pleasing everyone His is the pain...
    LateApology LateApology 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Hey! There's a great poetry sharing website called www.poetfreak.com just saying :)
    emslife emslife 16-17, F Aug 23

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    COMING CHANGE (c) 2015 Edward York I stood at the clearing between the trees, And stared out at the lake. The orange glow that was reflecting there, Made me glad I was awake. The...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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