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I Used to Write Poetry

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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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    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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    "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

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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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    The Window Pain High heels,

    tap tap tapping, cars whooshing, kids laughing All these things, come to haunt me, through the window pain Busses struggling, up the hill, whining down, later still All have come, just to haunt me, through the window pain Light off, sitting staring, at the...
    charnwood charnwood 61-65 Nov 19

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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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    I don't claim to be a poet, though I sometimes write poetry, albeit poorly. I write what happens to be in, or pouring from, my heart and soul. This is for, to, and about, my best...
    waterbaby79 waterbaby79 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    no hope I have often wondered what I am to become I have tried many things none work for me, but some how can life be so haneous? my heart be to a different drum the holidays...
    sabrinaastro sabrinaastro 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    I know this might seem obvious already, but I love poetry. It's one of the few forms of writing that I enjoy writing over reading. I used to do it as a kid, write out little rhymes...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 Nov 29

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    I never used to like poetry but when my mentor sat me down about how I can experience new things to find my true talent, I gave in. So I stumbled across the first poem I ever wrote...
    Tattooheartxd Tattooheartxd 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    I usually don't like poetry because people who write it sounds stupid to me sometimes. Saying **** like "the wind was just an echo from my soul" that kinda poetry ****** me off...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    December third Used to be full of smiles Used to be filled with family December third December third Doesn't mean much to most It means the most to her family We all remember her...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I'm usually pretty good at poetry, but I haven't written in years and I kinda lost my touch. We have to write a poem in English, though, and I've been stuck these past few days. I...
    janinelolol janinelolol 13-15, F Dec 7

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    Reflecting on Summer i'm sitting among the tangled roots of an old mountain pine….its trunk serves me well as a backrest as i look out over the cliff watching a mountain stream...
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    This is a terrible poem, but i guess its quality matches how i feel right now. What I Found out. by Peaceinmiles He doesnt love me And he never did. He loves games And bragging...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Our life’s events are written down In the Journals of our mind. We write about the loves we’ve lost And those we hope to find. We write about our hopes and fears To store...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses Dec 5

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    Friends i meet friends here and there.. they come and go and leave me with cherished moments and memories that i keep close to my heart at all times, especially tough times...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M Dec 6

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    Where I'm From. I am from imagination, from implosions and explosions of thoughts and ideas. I am from the universe, infinite, unfashionable. There is stardust falling through my...
    WeOnlyHaveNow WeOnlyHaveNow 18-21, F Dec 8

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    The knight stares at the castle from afar Wondering if she's still within His eye twinkles as though it were a star Streaks his face and drips from his chin Fallen, he raises his...
    samyoung8 samyoung8 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    I don't have anything special to offer. Hoping you find happiness. Love you forever honey! No matter what! I ask that I'm left without the sight of you. Because I must focus...
    Lovleyes Lovleyes 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Breaking My Bad: -------------------------------- A world of hurt surrounds me, but I no longer feel its pain, my words in composition struggle to feed my brain. Why is it I...
    EnternalSoul EnternalSoul 46-50, M Nov 25

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    I love poetry ways to get my message across and be creative
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F Nov 27

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    Shout out to my cheesy poetry Dear Soulmate I think of you nearly every night I picture our hands intertwined And you lips meeting mine I picture of the places we'll go And the...
    phoenixpheathers phoenixpheathers 13-15, F Nov 29

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    A letter- by A. Leek I decided that it's about time to just focus on me. To love myself unconditionally. I've not only neglected but I have been so abusive to myself. I have put...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Dec 1

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    To me, writing poetry is a way of creating beauty from all that is dark in this world.
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Lately, I've fallen in love with the form known as haiku. I've not written poetry in over 20 years, but sometimes I want to start again. So, here goes. I found her at dawn. My...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M Dec 8

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    my poetry emerges not from purity but from touching the imperfections moving uneasily within me
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    For Colored Girls . she was the color of when the sky greets the moon, so they assumed she must be irrational , in fact they kept an arsenal of preconcieved dispositions, and...
    dollofchinese dollofchinese 18-21, F Dec 5

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    Decided to write a rap... I don't even like rap that much...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    Still I've reached no answer, For the same old question. Will I ever be satisfied, With anything less than perfection? Can I jump the hurdles, Of life's imperfect flow? Will I...
    absolutionist absolutionist 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    A ghost in the shadow of dawn The space between the darkness and light Consciousness descending to take corporeal form. A stranger looking back from a distorted reflection. The...
    PoliteDeviance PoliteDeviance 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    The sand fills in between my toes with every step, as the white noise of the breakers levitate my soul. The seagulls shriek their song as the sun bleeds orange and red into the low...
    Chagrinned Chagrinned 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Suffocating dreams" Suffocating dreams No space to breathe Crumbling walls Closing off my views Numbing thoughts Aching soul Suffocating dreams Memory stirs Pain swells up...
    NekoGal NekoGal 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    The pain will not go away, To find a release– Is what I need. A way to bring myself back to reality, Distorted images of confusion and chaos. The past blurred with the tears...
    dinah897 dinah897 16-17, F 45 mins ago

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    I drank from your wine of lies A sip from a cursed cup of false paradise I'm intoxicated with a bitterness, Left with nothing The aftertaste of emptiness I basked in pure...
    lostinmommyview lostinmommyview 31-35, F 16 mins ago

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    I feel so broken Alone and forgetten Why doesn't anybody want me They just see right through me Trying so hard to hide But i cant keep the pain inside Its eating away at me I only...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M Nov 19

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    It's no longer strange when the thought of taking my blade everywhere I go occurs. It's strange when the scars on my wrist slowly fade but it's normal for me when they are replaced...
    ttn159 ttn159 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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