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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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    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 12 Responses Apr 4, 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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    Different When I ask you about your life I

    really want to know I want to know you’re feelings Open your heart and let them show I want to know your let downs I want to know your dreams I want to know what makes you laugh And what makes you come apart at the seams Tell me who you wanted to be, When you were just a...
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2015

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    lord of fools, king of lies,

    halls of time washed by tides. the hand of healing weilds the blade, with deft incisions, memories fade. screaming silence fills the ears, as the child drowns in tears. growing pains, and rods of steel, bend his will, from realms surreal. a crowded nothing, an empty mind...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Reason, Season, or Lifetime People come into

    your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed. They have come to assist you through a difficulty; to...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F Jan 30

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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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    crown of gold for heart

    so bold, for lions heart since days of old . silver pure and diamond bright, crowns sweet beauty in soft moonlight. copper bands and jade adorn, the healing heart of love so warm. platinum shine and opal fire a scholars hunger of minds inquire. crowns of quartz, of brass and...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Feb 1

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    "poem song" her heaven interrupted she waits

    there by the wooden door burned into its crispy surface is a poem aimed at her heart a poem in the form of a image a graceful piece illustrated to the minds eye a flowing of words and thought that only a great painter could put to canvas it was of a love she knew many years ago...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ 51 mins ago

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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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    images whirl and spin in a kaleidoscopic vision.

    paths of life to come in to focus sharper each decision. roads not traveled fade from sight as we forward race to final night. dreams of places, people, and things secret whispers, to choirs screams rail against fate and struggle in vain. none shall escape lifes burdensome...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 6 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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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 12 Responses May 29, 2012

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    You are the burning sun,

    and I the ethereal moon whose gentle rays and sharpened rays flickered in gloom. Your frightening flicks didn't scare me away, for it took more than just a glare anyways. Close yet far--- our bond would never scarred even if this distance is just a mirage. And on that very...
    StrangeMusings StrangeMusings 18-21, F a week 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 5 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    "fading into echoes" some punk rock band on

    the radio plays transparently hopeful echoes of some quick romance while she lounges on the couch in a see-thru dress smoking expensive french cigarettes her dreadlocks spread round in the morning sunlight but her sunglasses out of context in the small room she is the definitive...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ Jan 30

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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 12 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Mr. Right If I could bake my mr.

    right trait 1 would be: he can make love all night doctor, lawyer or CEO everything successful is a go. He is intense and masculine yet sensitive with me, and my body brings him down to his knees. after adding all the said things above, let us not forget eternal love... these...
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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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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    okay, I got jealous and pulled away.

    . hoping you'd come back, and stay but you never looked back and it broke my heart, now it's been years that we've been apart. I want you back ,here and now but reaching out, I just don't know how. ..
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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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 little sad, but sometimes life is Walls

    I’m really trying to love you And take you out of your despair You don’t respond to any comfort Yours is a heart with no one there I think you gave up years ago A little child discarded in the past Though you gave them your love deeply They always left, it didn’t last...
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 9, 2015

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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 kiss away" this long hour

    that she's refusing to speak to me we sit in the bedroom opposite sides the tv goes unheard in the corner softly whispering nonsense to itself like a madman she is sitting with her perfumes and paints looking distantly into the mirror i study her face from across the room...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    "roses are red, violets are blue,

    garlic bread, blink-182" ...you're welcome
    navywill navywill 18-21, M Feb 2

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    I'm satan in disguise I'm everything you

    despise I'm everything you never had, oh I'm the good within the bad I'm the mistakes you can never compromise I'm the unfairness you'll never comprehend I'm somewhere between your future and your past, I'm your own worst enemy I'm your mind's worst Felony I'm the one who'll...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M Feb 1

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    there once was a place called EP Where people

    could share their story Thought I was homeward bound but all that I found Was a place where no one could agree
    EndlessBummerz EndlessBummerz 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Death is on my tender lips A kiss I can't

    ignore For while I know I shouldn't cave I can't help wanting more The monsters inside have made it clear Tonight is my last night And though people keep telling me no The monsters are always right For while they smile and say it's okay I suffer in silence and sigh I'm sorry...
    NightshadesSnowflake NightshadesSnowflake 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    today is the last time we see each other and

    not even a hug goodbye? I would have liked a little kiss.. a little something to remember you by..
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 5 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 70+ 9 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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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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    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 13 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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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 14 Responses Nov 17, 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 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2015

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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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    "this dark heaven" this dark heaven this

    treasured place a promise of pleasure the stain of human gesture brought and sold bleak for its beauties of the eye to behold strained against the leash which holds it to the street it too has dreams wishes held close to the heart spoken aloud only in whispers of the night faces...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ Feb 2

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    Mortal combat What are these feelings?

    From where do they come? It's like a million little things, have piled into one. They build up together, in the dark parts of my mind. And gather their fury, in the parts I am blind. How long has it been? Have I not taken care? My ego tells me lies, it keeps me unaware. It...
    Luke5150 Luke5150 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    We all tend to fall in love with the Wrong guy

    the one we call "Mr.Perfect." The one we're to blind to see doing anything Wrong but that's the same guy who cheats on us but we tend forgive and accept aplogizes that he takes for granted ... we love him to point where we start to cut the people who really matter off.. He...
    Navae Navae 18-21, F Feb 2

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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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    Loathsome vile carrion heap Red the blood

    through parched earth seep. Bones of the past all neatly arrayed, My futile scratchings all displayed. Rended flesh once pink, now green, All about this ghastly scene. Nerves still arc in pains grim charge, Life of agony in words writ large. Lungs still gasp with labored breath...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    What hurt the most wasn't how you dug the

    knife But pulling it out after stabbing me twice Just leaving me there, bleeding out my life Thing about pain is, it makes you feel alive Even at your worst, it's what thrills you the most Your body becomes a host to a mental parasite Addicted to the pain, when love is always...
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M Feb 1

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    You flirted, and I opened up,

    you halted and then I pulled away. now you're wondering what changed in the game, know Mr. Scorpio, Capricorns don't play..
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F Feb 2

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    red light glow, numbers of time.

    angry reminder they do shine. marking minutes and hours of night, while i lie with muscles tight. tension running through my frame, while echoing mind calls your name. arms so empty to hold no more, tear filled eyes and heart so sore. the need to hold you my dear Beth, to...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Feb 1

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    The Raven and The Doe By night I feel your

    feathers Caressing my timid soul The sweet scent of your breath Sparks a fiery passion in my veins While Mother Moon shines upon us We consimate our love A passionate love none could know For you are my raven And I am your doe
    NightshadesSnowflake NightshadesSnowflake 13-15, F 1 day ago

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