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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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    "roses are red, violets are blue,

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

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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 22 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Karma You act the love you couldn't find In a

    world of pain you still stay kind You're calm and gentle in all you do And you attract that love right back to you
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 7, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 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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    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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    Sometimes when I want to write I sit back

    and think of all the wars I had to fight And pull from that negativity to make art Poetic justice straight from my heart Where should I start? As my mind and my heart start drifting apart I've become cold but more wise But still considered silly for praying to the sky They're...
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Cavalier worn, and of grizzled mien,

    Astride his dark mount in the winters icy rain. Armor all dented, rust eaten sword and much battered shield, Surrounded by death on some foreign field. A Paladin once, as bright as the sun, Under stainless white banner; strong, hale, and young. Mighty was he...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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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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    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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    whine and complain, *****

    once again. never to change, keep things the same! believe the world is unfair! when truth, it doesn't care. open your mind to the truth of all life, the meaningless toil, long suffering strife. games of the mind, to help pass the time. when asked how you are, merely say "fine...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Feb 2

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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 5 days 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 13 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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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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    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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    The wind blows cold tonight.

    I stand on my porch and take it all in. The cold melts into me and my hair falls, keeping my back less exposed. Yet, I feel unmotivated to go inside. I don't have anything to prove against winters bite but, it seems I have something keeping me warm... Its burning strong...
    SpecialKndofOrdinary SpecialKndofOrdinary 26-30, F 55 mins ago

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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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    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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    "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+ 1 day 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 26 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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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 3 days ago

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    To The Girl Who Stole My HeartYou're the first

    person I think about.In the morning after I eat and go out.When I jump in the shower to wash my body and head.And the last, after prayer, when I go to bed.You're long, silky, curly, brown hair.So light, so soft.....so fair.Glistening with every single move you make.Making me...
    theophilusmartins theophilusmartins 18-21, M 3 days ago

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