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    On a rollercoaster she walks Way down,

    near to hell The skin warms, burns, and falls To ashes she sees she belongs. She flies, carried by the wind Through trees, glass and cement The body crumbles and becomes millions The Earth gets what it owns. With big green leaves she grows Just leaves, flowers and root On...
    DrustvoEffugio DrustvoEffugio 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    My first attempt at posting my poetry to the

    public.. Leave feedback? I sit here and drown in my own sorrow Hoping I don't make it to tomorrow Depression is latched on to me And making me write this dark poetry But it's strange how emotionless I really feel So I harm myself to see if it's real PS : I don't self...
    PoeticMystery PoeticMystery 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I Love, Love

    I LOVE LOVE by thatguy1970 I love, love and it would seem That not a moment could possibly pass Without finding me in a wakeful dream, Of salacious thoughts deep and vast. I love, love and sense its lure, Each time she stirs my lust For the object of my wanting, sweet and pure...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 11, 2013

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    Forget The Past

    No mountain is too steep, to bring you out of the heap. Just lay your cares on the ground, and soon after you will be found. Inside your head used to be a war, the tears of the past is no more. Now you can rejoice about life, and put down that sharp knife. Love the person you are...
    Cryssy1980 Cryssy1980 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2012

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    Mermaid

    I love the beauty of the sea Within its depth a part of me No better where I'd rather be The only place that I feel free. To breathe within its briny air To feel its breath blow back my hair At the blue horizon stare That is where you'll find me there. I hide within its shallow...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 8 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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    my life has always been average

    but just thinking about you it had giving me the strength to make something special out of this. I almost let the misery take over but I rose from my sin and learned to be positive and take life by the horns with a smile in my face. I can die in content but you will give me a...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Life is wonderful. It gives you all the

    opportunity to change and make good from past mistakes. there is no reason to fall into fear and negativity. I used to wonder why was I always alone. what is my life ment for. what should I fight for. Money, Life, Love. but at the end happiness is the goal of everyone's...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    A subtle fading of the mind,

    so slight, a gentle quiver sent cascading down my spine while I drift along the river. Lulling words invade the space connecting with my dreams; they send me falling and embrace me, guide me down the stream. Their swaying charm, they must insist to wrap me in their sweet...
    SilentPossibility SilentPossibility 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    A Thousand Times

    A thousand 'likes'. A thousand comments. A thousand tweets of the same breakfast while we marvel at coincidence. Because I matter. Following you following me a thousand times for a thousand disciples; the next more important than the last. A favorite book/song/quote/movie...
    geetar39 geetar39 46-50, M 15 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    The Damaged Tree

    .......To see a world in a grain of sand, to hold what falls in your hand. To know the future, but be surprised it takes place as long ago planned. Like an artist takes his tools out to paint. A long lonely walk he takes. Down the path through the holler. Up a hill, pass the...
    sincitysaint sincitysaint 36-40, F 5 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    Lonely In a Crowd

    I'm surrounded by people having a good time And I try to have a good time At least look the part But I'm Charlie Brown And everyone’s speaking wawawawawa And I don't understand or care What they're saying Because I'm in my mind somewhere Under the sky Mouth open...
    deleted deleted 26-30 31 Responses Oct 10, 2007

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    I Met Myself On The Street Today

    I met myself on the street today, I was looking rather pale. My eyes were red, my hair unwashed, I didn't look too well. I tried to find the courage, To ask me what was wrong. I've known myself for quite some time now, We used to get along. He looked at me with anger, I've never...
    waterlooSunset waterlooSunset 36-40, M 17 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    Sitting in my room dark

    and desolate i stare out the window cold and full of regret i try my hardest to make it day to day but my pain had planted its seed and is here to stay laughter from the children outside as i watch them from the dark i begin to cry sunny days i used to play in are now forgotten...
    ThatOneLeo ThatOneLeo 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Threadbare

    For Faerylight, may she always shine on my heart All this time, In the dark I lived Lost inside looking out Please listen to these words My heart screams and shouts Threadbare as the carpet I walk on My love has gone astray Then I felt your presence upon me And all the...
    tigermoth1234 tigermoth1234 41-45, M 6 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    When the doctor told me my heart was broken I

    told him it couldn't be true because when I kissed you goodbye that morning I couldn't feel anything but whole. Now I'm standing outside your door wondering how to tell you that I'm falling apart when all I ever wanted to be for you is strong
    areilly29 areilly29 26-30, T 6 days ago

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    Invisible.

    I am invisible the unseen silent and unheard a shadow in vision peripheral an existance vague and forgotten I am nothing i am invisible.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    Will It Ever Stop?

    Why is there so much hate in the world today? Every time you turn the TV on all you see is war in Iraq, bombings in the UK, police brutality in the Bay Area. Will there ever be PEACE?                ...
    cherry22x cherry22x 22-25, F 15 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    "sex" she deliciously stirs the fire

    within with her soft hot eyes her very breath on the air becomes an erotic invitation to delve into the magic of her sensual essence she slowly walks across the rose petals to the edge of the bed letting her clothes slip away with her inhibitions willing and ready for...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 1 Response Apr 3

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    In my darkness of my life I see chaos squeezing

    my life Will it crumbles me Or will it give birth to a star in me only time will tell Only time shall tell
    Grapes437 Grapes437 13-15, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    she is gone one day and I start to miss her.

    Every time I think of her time just stops. Am I in love as I can't keep her of my mind. the day is long and my heart drops. They say that love is blind. But I say love just makes you a fool. I can't think on any one else that makes me lose my cool. But she is no ordinary...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M a week ago

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    "the brightest stars" feel your heart

    race like a busy dreamer caught up in such a perfectly beautiful dream like a soul boxer making his last stand throwing fruitful punches at the star strewn skies watch as the brightest stars fall watch as the words you labored so hard to write are taken from their context poor...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Apr 8

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    "brave boy" brave boy brave

    as a king stand there and show them the man you will become sunlight is your great kingdom forest glade your throne brave boy wrestle your freedom from invisible army fight to win the hand of some princess long into summer you play hour upon hour with friends around you to...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 1 Response Mar 26

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    hello do you want to know me.

    do you want to step into my world. a dark and gritty place where it is unpleasant and awkward at times. where you can close your eyes and imagine a better place open them and find your self in a worse place than when you started. I am the thing that you are afraid at night. Im...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    It's not the failure

    that makes me cry. It's the people that gets affected by my failure. I want to return time to undo it but unfortunately I can't. All this long crying alone, still trying to hold up my tears. Sorry dad for being a failure.
    Manofsorrow32 Manofsorrow32 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Poem Written By Wife And Husband.

    A good and civil way to have a fight instead of getting physical…. WIFE: I wrote your name on sand it got washed. I wrote your name in air, it was blown away. Then I wrote your name on my heart & I got Heart Attack. HUSBAND: God saw me hungry, he created pizza. He...
    saad31 saad31 26-30, M 13 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    Please stop carving your wrist I know you're

    sad, maybe pissed But this won't take the pain away Make it through tonight for a brighter day Please find a new way to cope And don't you dare think about that rope You're beautiful with a lot of life left And don't let the blade be the theft You know, there's people like...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I Remember Your Kiss

    I wrote this some time ago about someone from very long ago. I was going through my old poems and when I came to this one, I kept reading it over and over again. The person I wrote this about doesn't have any place in my life now and I rarely think of her so, the moment has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    Winter's Warning

    Waiting for a glimpse or sign Wondering if I've lost my mind. Wandering fields of golden grass Worrying heat that would not pass. While the seasons slowly turning Watching peats eternal burning. Wishing frost to hit the moors With waves of waters icy shores. Westerly the skies...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 14 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    I see leaders turned to losers The Accused are

    now the accusers Institutions burned to the ground Mayhem and bodies all around Cars flipped upside down Children and parents separated Chaos leaves all devastated Don't fit in with the crowd ? You have to be medicated Execution silenced revolution Thus putting a...
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M Mar 27

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    Criticism please, I've not long started writing

    poetry, and any advice would be good. Butterflies You left me on a Winters night As many often do Hand in mine, you passed from life As I was watching you I sat with you for hours Until they said I had to go What was I supposed to do Well that I didn’t know I had to tell...
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 18 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    at the end it is just me

    and a mirror, no family, no friends , no one. I am left for dead. at least not yet.
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Moonlight Was Created In Her

    a rain shower fades away in memory and the air is thick in aftermath drenched with memory as we lay benith the overhang her lace dress crisp against my cheek i turn to say something but am caught up by her distant looking silent revere the notion of her hand moving along my arm...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 11 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    With every second I spent with her it felt

    divine, I felt blessed by just being within the light of her company, everytime I looked into her eyes I felt truly at peace, and when she smiled I could feel alive again. But slowly, I saw her smile start to fade, and I open my eyes, and tears flow down my face, and I can feel...
    anonymousdrummer anonymousdrummer 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    How sweet I roam'd from field to field,

    And tasted all the summer's pride, 'Till I the prince of love beheld, Who in the sunny beams did glide! He shew'd me lilies for my hair, And blushing roses for my brow; He led me through his gardens fair, Where all his golden pleasures grow...
    thomasxoxo thomasxoxo 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Seeing The Beauty Beyond.

    ..........It's in the midst of winter.The wind whistles its song.The flowers I loved and cherished,All but their memory is gone.The trees are dressed like crystalAs snowflakes fill the air.Winter has a special beautyThat is beyond compare.But the cold nips at the fingers,Puts a...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 10 Responses Jan 12

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    He Reminded Me Of Me

    I wrote this one recently. It is the first poem I have finished in a few months. He Reminded Me of Me Written by, err... Me. :) I saw a boy of five today Who reminded me of me And though time passes in a blink The boy did not yet see And his mind was filled with wonder. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    When our hands touch,

    And our fingers entwine, Your face, your lips so close to mine, Sweet chills run up And down my spine.
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    im not your type of person.

    inside I am a hero I have strength and power. outside I am a joke that I fabricate. how long how long must I live in the world of pain. enough is enough I must stand up and fight. I am not in a dream world were superman comes and saves the day. but in reality I decide if I...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Stuck in these walls filled of sibling abuse

    and self-doubt. I try to be honest and open but you just keep pulling me down. Telling me to shut my mouth, that I don't know what I'm talking about. Like I wasn't there like I'm just making them up. Telling me I'm getting it all wrong like I always do. Make me question my...
    hniki21 hniki21 22-25, F Apr 9

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    "When you're dumb enough

    for long enough, you're gonna meet someone too smart to love you, and they're gonna love you anyway, and it's gonna go so poorly." -Neil Hiborn https://youtu.be/6kfzkF3GeAM?list=PLC5PJtWBigV2WBN6P3Wf2BYfEtp21PX6Z
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    A Thousand Miles Away

    I love you more with everyday A thousand reasons; a thousand ways A thousand words that I could say From a thousand miles away. I love you here; I love you now I need to love you near somehow. To close this gap between you and me This thousand mile eternity. I love your heart; I...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 15 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    Friendship

    In times of trouble when all the lights go out and the suns replaced by night when everything has all gone wrong when once it was so right when the smiles of happiness disappear in place you shed some tears when you were once strong, bold as brass, you now are faced with...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 13 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    I'm invisible When I'm by your side My words

    echo Within my mind Point of origin returned Destination denied Alcohol may be The relief I find Soaking my insides In a salty brine Slurring slowly But you're still blind Why am I the one Always left behind finger to the trigger Tooth to the rind I bite the hand I kill the...
    crowgirl crowgirl 31-35, F 14 Responses Feb 21, 2014

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    A love as forbidden as ours is anything

    but beautiful., We are unfortunate souls bound together by unfortunate events They have lead us to these crossroads, You look at me as my vision blurs with tears, You call out to me as I am deafened by my owns screams, You stretch out a hand to me as I turn away so you do not...
    PoisonousAntidote PoisonousAntidote 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 9

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    Lonely Tree

    Sometimes I wished I'd have toys, other years games. But I don't really remember when, I wished for a woman in my bed. Maybe when I was ringing groceries, into a laser eyed counter. Maybe the first time my car got stuck in a snowy patch in winter. But I remember the boughs of...
    GnatFree GnatFree 26-30, F 14 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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