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    Lust The Deadly Sin

    Walk with me on The midnight grass Shadows hide truth Of our trespass. The cloudy covered Moon rides high Within our arms We hold the lie. On the wind The only sounding Of our hearts Illicit pounding. On my lips The scarlet beckoning Come taste the hell Unleash our reckoning. On...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 11 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    **When an old man died in the geriatric ward of

    a small hospital near Tampa Florida, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and given to every nurse in the...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 7 Responses May 26, 2014

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    Brown eye Brown hair Bluest sky I am the

    beautiful evil The squinting eagle The broadest needle The amorous beetle Brown food Brown shrew You're the evil inside of you I am an angry monk renewed Scars of the anus A tiny little penis Eagles are the meanest But forgiving too Brown eagle Brown owl Bluebird...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I can see the reaper.

    .. Cold stares, coming from a sort of an unforgettable creature Staring back at me through the makeshift terror On a reflection less mirror I can hear her... Layed out on the table Calling my name and she's always capable Of blocking out the torturous rain with a bunddle of...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M Mar 15

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    A menace to society Making decisions

    while crazed with anxiety Lacks guilt but who can blame him That's how he was built, no one can tame him
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 15

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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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    I need help in finishing off this poem

    which is suppose to be depressing.? Homework due; I’m gonna fail just like dad , I’m bound for jail my life is pointless , gone without a trail ill just repeat the same mistakes and fail fail fail.
    nadajawa nadajawa 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 3 days ago

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    The Cloudy Dark And Screaming

     And as the day broke through There was nothing you could do. For of the rain now falling down A greater value would hit the ground. From that first dull morning ray Started with a shard of grey. Never thought it could evoke Such an iron fire smoke. But within that weapon cast...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    ***This poem has a completely different meaning

    from the top-to-bottom version when read in reverse.*** Our Generation Our generation will be known for nothing. Never will anybody say, We were the peak of mankind. That is wrong, the truth is...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 10 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    My words are not smiling words My attitude is

    not a smiling attitude My step aren't happy steps My words are a shotgun with a knife at the tip My attitude is a straight to business attitude And my steps are destination ready
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M Mar 12

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    I was there for you when your walls were caving

    in But when I crashed you took a dive off the deep end You acted like you didn't know me You acted like s stranger I couldn't accept that you had betrayed me Now I'm left with all this anger all this hate and all this hurt
    rosiewindswept rosiewindswept 18-21, F Mar 12

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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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    The Flower Show

    The dawn cues the show to start As my window curtains part. . To look upon the cast a story Amidst the purple morning glory. Seen below the morning star Sits rows and rows of lavendar. . A yellow dot with white clouds hazy A color script just for the daisy. A worm that pays the...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 23 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    "the devil and delight" fire in her eyes the

    belly of the beast in her mind trapped between day and night trapped between the devil and delight what madness she asks every madness she replies trapped between day and night trapped between the devil and delight her lover is a mental game her lust is a puzzle trap every...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Mar 16

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    A Great Read !!!! I Did Not Write This,

    But too Good Not Share "We are all blind." "The miser is blind he sees gold,but does not see true riches." "The prodigal is blind he sees the beginning,but not the end." "The coquette is blind she does not see her own wrinkles." "The learned is blind he does not see his own...
    Mare1952 Mare1952 56-60, F a week ago

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    "vulture's way" his rustic way the easy

    as they come grin the soft shine in a hard land had a gift in his brotherly manner it was vulture's way the name didn't fit the man but few do he was a kind soul always had time to mend fences had time to build bridges and the boy could dance look at him go in the firelight...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Mar 15

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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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    "personal heaven abdicated" golden sunshine

    goddess notwithstanding the rain she gives her grace so easily to the fleeting fast day so apparent in her eyes that she in concept loves the ideal of him but its the reality that leaves shame's dirty scar her presence speaks to me in difficult times her heartbeat whispers...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Mar 22

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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 3 days ago

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    I wrote this awhile ago

    but I'm not sure if I ever posted. If I did, sorry for the repost. Meet Jones, he's only 19 years old but he believes he's grown Guilty and sick feeling as he approaches his girlfriends tombstone All he had to do was be loyal and behave But since he didn't, he knows he's the...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    i need a depressing poem

    that has : Imagery , developing writing and modernist style .
    nadajawa nadajawa 18-21, F a week ago

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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 4 days ago

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    Love's Sweet Cup

    My Lord I seek the peace of her love, It's completeness would me sustain, I long to drink from her loving sweet cup, I ask I not search in vain. Tell me Lord, shall I ever know, The touch of my love's caress, Shall I taste of the nectar, so filling ... Complete, That would flow...
    Mariner2 Mariner2 51-55, M 15 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    "paris dreams" her paris dreams had become

    jersey jaded but she held onto the romance at heart after all you can take the dreams out of the girl but you'll never stop the girl from being a dreamer and its the beautiful things in the world that were close to her heart and it was the beauty inside her that counted and she...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 1 Response Mar 18

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    I feel like a season.

    .. Winter to be exact I'm cold and frozen I'm dark and black I'm alone and faded My leaves are shriveled But I resemble winter most on cold nights Because I'm alone and sad When winter is out everyone is in... I'm sorry winter, for the life of solitude you are forced to live...
    rosiewindswept rosiewindswept 18-21, F Mar 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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    "her reddish brown hair" surrounded by

    sunlight's softest kiss in pantomime of surrender she gives up her smile she gives romance of the eyes to me and with few words softly spoken ushers me into her world perfections kitten she growls then laugh's as i marvel at her nearness her eyes have become pools of green...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 Mar 20

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    alymisa alymisa 16-17, F 4 days ago

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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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    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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    My Story in a poem The doctors said I wouldn't

    make it I wasn't supposed to live But at 15 here I sit There are things I do and don't forget Oh how I wanted to grow up and be like other kids Running and playing more than I ever could There was a lid on how physical I could be The lid is still there just as I thought...
    BeYou321 BeYou321 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    "free range chicken" .

    ..she kept her heart on a chain never let it run mad like it was born to do she kept her head in a box never let it see the light of day she has keepsakes for a heart and romance novels on shelves little dragons decorate her hallway with little knights slay them natural and...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 3 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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    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 2 days ago

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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 need help writing a poem.

    Topics and things to juxtapose anyone?
    alymisa alymisa 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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 15 Responses Nov 26, 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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    What a fool I was By me What a fool I was you

    see, To think this land was truly free. As the darkness threatens to consume me, Smoke and fire's all I see. Close your