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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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    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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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... >~<
    rapfordays rapfordays 13-15, F Apr 24

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 3 days ago

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    i write poem when ever i felt so alone and it helps to lessen the feeling, last night while i was sitting in rooftop this poem comes in my mind like a flowing water, while im...
    LoveHadassah LoveHadassah 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 3

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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 2 days ago

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    I wrote this some years ago for someone special on her birthday. If you try to notice , there is a secret message sneaked in it. By the cradle side...
    gauravmann gauravmann 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    So what If my poetry is not of top class Do I have to be a figure of romance to make words grasp Sentiment may be attractive but not to my hands I write poems dedicated to my...
    FinalSoldier FinalSoldier 13-15, M Nov 10

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    الحب في الصحراء Amour Dans le Désert Today and yesterday, they flowed as one, A river of time flowing through a desert long lost, Minutes were measured, as grains...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 4

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    I often wonder Do you think of me As much as I think of you And how it used to be When I was in your arms And it was us Against the world Talking all night With no other worries...
    hairyLGS hairyLGS 36-40, M Nov 4

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    I want a man. A man whose arms are strong enough to be able to hold the world, but instead wants to hold me. I want a man. A man whose heart, is almost too big, too big where it...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Nov 9

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    Go West, Young Man (or north, or east, or south) I've a story for you I swear that it's true It's about the queer folk in the town where I grew There's old Willie McFee Who...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M Nov 14

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    Please wait for me tonight my dear Please wait for me tonight There’s nothing that you need to fear Everything will be alright I’ll take you in my arms once more And it will...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 15

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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 8 Responses Oct 30

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    I started writing things long ago. All these things in my head just started to flow. It's goes through my head all night and all day. I have to write it down or its different...
    goodman72 goodman72 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 2

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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 1 day ago

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    I know I'm not the best writer, but I just thought I'd share my latest work, even though I rarely share the things I write. *In my dreams* In my dreams, I am free. In my dreams...
    DoubleLife97 DoubleLife97 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    I'll post my lyrics, poetry, and stories on here. id like some feedback. :)
    JMGEARTHTHINKER JMGEARTHTHINKER 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I love writing poetry, it helps me get my emotions out.
    nickwrocks1 nickwrocks1 13-15, M Oct 31

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    The Fog Trekking through a wasteland Of thoughts desires and dreams Head down and keeping the course Or so I had thought it seemed. But as I suddenly look up I know now I am...
    ChefBri3030 ChefBri3030 31-35, M Nov 7

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    I'm gonna start mking poetry vids on instagram, just follow me @definitebeauty96
    shortbeauty96 shortbeauty96 18-21, F Nov 9

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    "Closed Chapter" by Twana: http://youtu.be/Agna8nZ75mM Posted my first poetry vid on youtube
    shortbeauty96 shortbeauty96 18-21, F Nov 10

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    If you want a good place to put up your poetry online then suggest this web site: http://allpoetry.com/
    bluehappyness bluehappyness 18-21, M Nov 13

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    Funny poetry! You missed me when you left In the middle of the night You missed my friendly jest And my eyes shining so bright Remember those times When you cooked me a...
    sunflower1963 sunflower1963 51-55, F Nov 17

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    all my poetry is about people i fall in love with and things ive never done
    macdemarco macdemarco 16-17, F Nov 17

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    I've been loved, but never loved. I have seen, but have never been seen. I've never been heard, but have called. I've followed close behind, but never noticed. I've grinned, but it...
    Roabie Roabie 70+ Nov 18

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    silence it's so peaceful, almost like a game of charades, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, hear with your eyes, yet see with your ears, it's so peaceful, silent, beautiful...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Do I have the write? To form that which is my own Would be... Freeing. Boring shackles of routine Are those made of fire and brimstone, Are those which hold me in place. My love...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Ernest Hemmingway 1899 to 1961 (by moi)I am sixty two years of ageAnd have had years of observingWriting really,Through the third eye,The soul of the world gazing throughA crack in...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I was a dreamer in a past life, I was a killer in another. I was a psychopathic madman, And an angry tyrant mother. I am a prisoner of time, I am a mass of contradictions. I am the...
    Rarereality777 Rarereality777 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I like to write poems You can be so creative There's no rules really They can be so random Creamy panda.
    michaeln41 michaeln41 41-45, M Oct 28

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    Memories of Autumn Autumn... My favored time of the year With nothing in the sky, dreams are clear Moments in time, we capture in our ever longing heart Write books about it...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 Oct 30

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    I have been known to write down words And often make them rhyme. It seems to be the thing I do, To occupy my time. Sometimes there are words of hope, But often they are sad...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M Oct 31

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    Final Note i wish i was stronger, but my mind is stuck, i made it this far, bassed solely on blind luck, i know you tell me to take it easy this upcomming part might make you...
    sixlives sixlives 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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