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    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Daundling Doad, son of a chode Wisps of wits'

    ends, becoming whips Prince slime of a fat-bellied toad Down greasy, leather skin, it drips And black holes in once starlit eyes Jagged charcoal of the geode Putrid, rank, with right to despise Deadly requiem for the ode. Silent brass of heaven ne'er sings Angels bound and...
    PulsingUlcer PulsingUlcer 22-25, M Aug 13

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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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    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 22 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    I've poisoned my mind I murdered my brain Lost

    in a bind And gone insane Can't find any purpose Don't want to search Won't find it in serpent Won't find it in church Glued to the border Of torpid and death Trying to live but losing my breath Fight to survive I'm playing the game Can't wait to revive Ignite my flame Point...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Thirst

    Imagine a thirsty moment Your parched throat needs relief Now consider me your water And splash me against your teeth Feel my soothing coolness Dance upon your tongue As I dribble down your throat From your palette which I have clung Now take another drink of me And swirl me in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses May 29, 2012

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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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    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 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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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 7 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Here

    We've met and made a connection, Without ever seeing one anothers face. The blooming bud of a brand new friendship, Culminated in what is termed cyber space. We are starting a brand new journey, Walking together on a pristine path. Learning brand new things with each and every...
    MobiusStorm MobiusStorm 46-50, M 6 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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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 5 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    Ol' Buddy Little girl watching tv Sliding

    door slams open She jumps in fear Her dad stumbles in Profanities under his breath with twelve pack in hand Sliding door slams shut She jumps again and looks away One hand with booze, the other grasping the wall He shuts his door and let's his can of Ol' Buddy breathe...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 2 Responses Aug 15

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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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    Have you ever had a dream

    which most people found ridiculous And who ain't seeing fully how truly life can be limitless? Remember this. We define our own reality. Persistence is key when insisting eventuality. Throughout history, the key to victory was always seen And showing us reality first...
    Darkslinger Darkslinger 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    A man fires a rifle for many years during the

    war. After the war was over he took his rife to the armory. He thought he was finally done with the rife. But, no matter what else the man did with his hands : -Love a woman -Build a house -Or held his child His hands still remember and always will remember the rifle he held...
    TheUntoldStory TheUntoldStory 18-21, F Aug 10

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    MYSTERY Funny how you think you know Everything

    about life It's a mystery No telling what is And what tomorrow brings You're lost Its a mystery Let us understand Why when where and who For the sake of knowledge Is knowing the truth It's a mystery Oh yes A mystery
    kizzy2jay kizzy2jay 22-25, F Aug 15

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    tree limbs grab and snag on my clothes shafts

    of moonlight pool upon the ground loud voices fade to nothing all I hear are the crows but eventually it all disappears until there is no sound across a field I dash unseen through the brush I crash haphazardly around tall trees I careen suddenly met with a skeletal grim so...
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M 4 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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    Everyday Angels

    Every Day Angels There are every day Angels who walk into your life. They appear at the moment when your world is full of strife.   Some are hard to see , as they make their way, straight into your heart. Others stand out like Blazing stars as they give...
    1sabre 1sabre 61-65, M 4 Responses Mar 10, 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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    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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    For all my friends. May your day be calm

    and gentle, And tonight you have peaceful rest May all your dreams materialize, And this year becomes one of your best. Les Watts.
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 21

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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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    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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    There are pain hidden way beneath the surface

    of the soul teardrops of blood creating waterfalls sometimes i wonder can one possibly survive i was nine when i met my first pain it followed me and shaped me left me bruised in a wide open space i was cold and alone solitude as my best friend but i escaped my deepest...
    sisiyah sisiyah 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Rather than my usual rubbish I thought I would

    like to post some of my favourite poems. Here to start with is a little love poem by the Hungarian writer Attila Jószef. Don't try Google to translate it, it comes out total gobbledygook. I have added my attempt at least to capture the spirit of the original in free...
    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    A Cake For You, My Friend

    Here is a cake, I baked it myself; I filled it with love, And left it on a shelf. It's been sitting there, For only god knows how long; Just found it yesterday, And...Oh dear god that looks wrong. There's a graveyard of flies, Coating the top; My friend accidentally dropped it...
    Kyroe Kyroe 22-25, M 7 Responses Dec 6, 2012

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    out of all the people I could be I never know

    if I'm the right one when the halls empty and orange lines stretch into black the world just for one love like a straightjacket tight, secure and safe from eachother I want you to miss me that's why I'll never be there to find out if you do or don't growing up and enjoying...
    Azureskye Azureskye 18-21 5 days ago

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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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    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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    You're one in a million,

    my most special one; Your radiant smile is as bright as the sun; You're smart and caring and have many great charms, And my heart really sings when you're wrapped in my arms. I'm happy you chose me from all of the rest, And I'm proud 'cause I know that I got the best. You're so...
    Yorkshirelad86 Yorkshirelad86 26-30, M 1 hr ago

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    Title please? I've wrote this poem

    for the guy I like who has his GF already we were close in the past but we're strangers to each other now Today as I go home, I really feel so alone, Thinking of you made me feel ao blue, For you love her now, and I'm still in love with you. I long for your touch and warm...
    SleepyHeadSnorelax SleepyHeadSnorelax 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Deepest fear, a black turbulent soul of ash,

    seeking the lite of day, searching for hope in a black filled world. Glimmers of starlight in the deep, but only just glimmers. Shards of broken glass and shattered hopes and dreams, dicing the soul into millions of pieces. Torn to shreds and thrown asunder, it rests in the...
    munchos munchos 31-35, M Aug 10

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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 22-25, M 12 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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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 13 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    In a dark waste land I found the

    light Suddenly finding my urge to fight Either that or stay out of sight But no matter what it will be alright Trapped in my eternal night I climb with all my strength and might To reach the stars that float above Feeling a hope for peace and love Suddenly gravity starts to...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9 16-17, F 4 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.
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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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    So basically not long ago I found out the man

    whos been raising me all my life might not be my biological father. Really broken me in two. Ever since our relationship hasn't been the same. But I don't feel any different towards him. He was, still and always will be my dad. I've been trying to write a poem about it but the...
    XxForeverBlueXx XxForeverBlueXx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Nocturnal Oath. May wraiths infect my dreams,

    That I may experience their deaths Over, and over, until mine eyes awaken For though i may sleep, I shall know no rest For ever, and ever... Let your vengeance course through me Thy rage inflict weeping sores upon the soul That i may live once more, And in light of day, devour...
    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 1 Response 5 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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    Damn. I miss back when music was energetic with

    Rhymes all combined designed to be poetic with. We need a sedative for what has been repetitive And to remind the blind who are nowhere near competitive To the additive skill of representatives Of unity much higher than the fools smoking the cannabis. I find it scandalous...
    Darkslinger Darkslinger 26-30, M Aug 9

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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 8 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    The abyss yawns, exhaling halitonic tendrils of

    ethereal memories Ensnared, they strangle my veins, puppeting me ever further below Blackened mist cloaks the mind, decomposing the essence of progression The corpses of the past reach, and take hold on weakened limbs Sunken eyes, that devour that which the future couldve held...
    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    xXBittersweetXx I awake just to see the sunset.

    To see the faint rainbow projected into the clouds. It takes my breath away beautifully. The peace and the tranquility rise within me, As does the feeling of loneliness and emptiness, And then the memories resurface it's only just me. I look down at my hand and see it is empty...
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