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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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    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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    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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    Self Mirror is what I peer in Insecurities

    peeking in My brown luscious color is all I see Society yelling at me "No that's not how it should be! Where's your fair skin? Where's your locks or hair" My mind is telling me no one wants you that's how it'll always be Your going to be alone that is what it seems Stop...
    kashaleea kashaleea 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Mysteries of world baffles me inside

    out Darkness in my mind torments me upside down I stand alone in the face of unknown guided by myself I am my only hope.
    Grapes437 Grapes437 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    Opposites being different crushing against

    this invisible wall between us, pretending that any hole we make will connect us as one.... an illusion it is, as our ways have shifted and our perception has morphed .... fading slowly the idealized laze flowing smoothly down the waterfall of broken dreams and platonic heroes...
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I finally found you. my lost love has arrived?

    I can't tell but I do know this. when I first laid eyes know you I knew I could be who I really am. for the brief moment of my life I had found the peace I long searched for. you had me lost in your beauty. your beautiful blond hair that makes me believe that it was...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response May 16

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    Unnamed The message is clear refusing to

    hear this inner voice fear provoking these tears Neglecting her space of laughter and grace shadowing her face from liberty. What is it out there, so tempting to wear? What is it in here... that she expects to tear? The Sun is still shining, no matter whats coming The sky is...
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 1 Response May 16

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    I need to know what to do.

    I need to know where to go time is moving to fast don't know how many tics I have to go. I need to know where to stay I need to am I alive today? I need to what to do for I am lost and alone and if you called I'd answer the phone they feel you in their heart and they hear your...
    Nick7571 Nick7571 18-21, M May 11

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    Living this dream called life Restless I feel

    inside something pushing me to my edge Live a river craving to merge with ocean Running incessantly looking for destination But what is beyond destination Beyond all the realms lies love a never solving mystery poets will come and go but mystery will continue It must...
    Grapes437 Grapes437 13-15, M May 7

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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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    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 6 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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    The weight of the wold makes you weiry

    while you worry if you're worth it Throwing curses to the person that helped bring you to this earth You keep it bottled up til someone judges or attacks then all your rage hits the surface Once the calm is here and the storm is gone, you're back wondering your purpose
    Blackandugly Blackandugly 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "The bitchy witch became unhitched

    while trying to scratch her itchy twitch. Down she went into a ditch; she sued them all and now she's rich." ~ BG
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 41-45, M 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    She cried in my arms over the smallest thing's,

    and she said she was my drug "get that **** out of your veins" Every needle tells a story trust me I have a few and when I'm down I'm the dumps they just start to spew she sang "baby don't do it I want to be your drug just let me in I don't wanna keep tugging at your heart, I...
    Nick7571 Nick7571 18-21, M 5 days ago

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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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    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 14 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Some nights I'll just sit Turn off all of my

    music and just sit Usually on my back porch step, after dark when everyone else has already gone to bed Just me, the night sky, and some really pretty stars I would slip out that bottle of Jager I've had since God knows when And the pot my cousin gave me Mixing the alcohol...
    ThatOneNerdGirl ThatOneNerdGirl 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Nick7571 Nick7571 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Not my best work but I wrote it in 2 minutes,

    so enjoy.. I'm a soldier because my life is a war It'll leave you ****** up but you can take a tour Emotions frozen so I'll never hurt like before I'll never know why Ive been someone to adore Being emotionless isn't cool, it's bad I don't even know how to take the few...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 3 Responses May 13

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    Warning..........When I am an old woman I shall

    wear purpleWith a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.And I shall sit down on the pavement when I'm tiredAnd gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bellsAnd run my stick along the public railingsAnd make up for the sobriety of my youth.I shall go out in my slippers...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 10 Responses Apr 30

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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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    Just venting Red light Blue light stick

    as black as the night , with an eye that's just daring you to fight and get blown to the next year . Everything that's loud quiets down whenever they're here Family disputes I'm always caught up in one everyday , I so many different cops I can tell the difference in one who...
    Blackandugly Blackandugly 18-21, M May 8

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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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    I went out for a jog,

    but I stepped on a frog that came hopping out of nowhere, I felt it's bones crunch, made me throw up my lunch, some chunks even got into my hair So I turned and went home, and I sat all alone and I realized something with a wince, For as my shoe came down, I swore I heard the...
    biggunsatx biggunsatx 41-45, M 3 Responses 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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    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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    Elisef Elisef 51-55, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    Animated Particles of DustThe ego has built a

    very fine housein which these lighted objects moveDid they want to venture out?From the front gate to the storeto the workplace and backto an interesting thing where people madesome noiseLook at the moon rising above the oceanLook at your handsanimated particles of dust. 
    iamspectra iamspectra 46-50, M May 17

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    Here alone in this empty room with one thought

    and that thought is you. A little scared and a little shook a little nervous when I see you look at me.. when I see you look at me. Oh girl will you always stay? I feel so close but you're far away this is a true love no fifty shades of gray so girl will you stay?
    Nick7571 Nick7571 18-21, M May 14

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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'll never forget the past we had.

    So strong that made me knowing you so rad. but everything that I lived changed me to be bad. you left and I walked into the darkness. I felt alone and in distress. I had become an animal, a beast that lived like a criminal. I spend countless years in a cage. inside my...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 4 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 13 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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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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    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 19 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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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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    "optional titles" how do you feel lost

    and alone at the end of your dime someplace on the road between the here and the now out of smokes and outa luck barefaced to the carnival of night the day passes slowly into the vastness of the past hungry eyes puddled with traces of regret for all the places you've been and...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 1 Response May 13

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    The mirror exposes the ugliness I chose to keep

    my eyes closed to The people around me are blind aren't you supposed to , run from the darkness but they stare me in the face . Mistaking good deeds for me being a good guy only proves their ignorance to the oxymoron standing before them.
    Blackandugly Blackandugly 18-21, M May 7

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    he stands up from a bad day.

    His therapist told him make two lists. Bad effects of being addicted to you: I fall in a hole: I say I can quit but I always relapse: I am tired and I just wand to die: I get weaker: I loose my spirit and my strength: I just can't saying do as I won't. I am just...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response May 13

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    A reason So much pain

    so hard to explain down here in the rain pretending He is vain Where should He go what should he do...no matter what happens he still thinks of you. Somewhere in the dessert where plants tend to die, he handles a flower, pretending to fly. Faraway lands expecting arrivals of...
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 5 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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    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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    "Oh sweet death, please take my final breath.

    I cannot quite explain this excruciating, earthly pain. I can't take this life no more. From the start, I've lost the war. Lovely Grim, please liberate me from this life of agony" This is a repost of a poem I wrote a while ago. I got some positive feedback on it, so maybe it'll...
    DexterMalloween DexterMalloween 13-15, M 1 Response May 13

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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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