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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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    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 Apr 17

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    "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 Apr 17

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    Its just one of those nights Where nothing

    feels right And you want to be Out of everyone's sight Looking far into the tunnel Still haven't seen the light And no matter how much you fight You'll always be held by depression tight
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I can barely write Usually on days

    when me and my family fight I spit all my venom at them vocally And now I have none left for this dark poetry They always say "there's NO place like home" So this is the ONLY place I want to put a bullet in my dome?
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    Close your eyes tell me what you see Are you

    exactly where you want to be ? Wish you could stay like this forever But the feelings temporary 5 Minuit safe haven free from stress and worry But that's hard to achieve When your hearts on your sleeve
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M Apr 9

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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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    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 41-45, M 7 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Crooked but cute Not perfect

    but proud of it She has her flaws but she wears them proudly She's made mistakes and she knows she is not a saint A tainted past that has braced her for her future But she still has her smile and oh how it's so beautiful If all I can do is make her smile it's all worth it Her...
    collegekid2016 collegekid2016 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    what am I, who am I,

    I can't help but to think why should I be with you. my head just doesn't comprehend the fact that if I end up with you will you treat me like him. 5 months ago we could have been together but now I out grew you. I can call you friend but to what extend. what? smile for you...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days 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 Apr 11

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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 Apr 12

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    Contrarthodox Contrarthodox 26-30, F Apr 13

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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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    My heart has turned cold.

    .. My many lost loves have taken one stab at a time.. help please I need you to cure me.. I can't fall in love again... I love you means nothing romantically... words and women have murder my soul and made me heart less. how I wish I could love you back but it is no use...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response 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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    Revenge of the sheep The flight of the eagle

    The death of a god The rising of the son Falling of an angel
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 5 days ago

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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 Apr 14

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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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    "cowboy's crux" a cooler breeze takes the edge

    off the south florida heat haze lizards and shallow drinkers keep you company on your front porch in the night a fiesta of lights moves slowly by an old mans toothless grin and the never ending party you call it mercy to have all these friends but as you sink they just keep...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 1 day 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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    the blood is pulsing.

    the eyes turn red. the teeth are clenching. the hands are turning into fists. the stomach is all flexed and inside there is a goal: Destruction.
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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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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    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 Apr 13

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    I have not a scar to display.

    Not one I can show. Not one that could be bothered, poked, or rubbed. Not one that says I have hope. Not one to hide and cover in plush, careful bandages that remind me of my mortality. Not one to wear like velvet purses and gold jewlery. I have no scar. Not a scratch that ran...
    BriHarper14 BriHarper14 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Damn those moments when the lust level is

    so high that you dive into the pools of pleasure , only to come out with regrets
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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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    **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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    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 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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    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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    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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    "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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