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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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    the obstacles it self is hard to maintain.

    you tell your self I can do it I can and when others see you doing well they knock you down as if you were bowling pins.. but giving up isn't the answer to the problem it's how you face it.. be strong
    Navae Navae 16-17, F Jan 7

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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 15 Responses Sep 5, 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 13 Responses May 29, 2012

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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 17 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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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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    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 16 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    As I lay here and my body aches I know one

    bullet is all it takes To end all the nightmares and pain Because happiness has become impossible to obtain I could tell you my life story dozens of times Over and over again through my rhymes But you'll never feel what I've felt Through this bullshit hand I've been dealt
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 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.
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 17 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Shine

    Your light has shone down Blazing with colour Filling my heart and soul Your beauty radiating out for all to see Your love given whole heartily Swamping my body with feelings of desire Giving me comfort when I am lonely Sharing your soul as I share mine with you So keep your...
    tigermoth1234 tigermoth1234 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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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 24 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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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 16 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    Ever have that friend,

    That's not your friend at all They take all your secrets, And put them on a wall They accept you just the way you are, But if you lose some weight And wear a dress that's pretty, It might mean you could date...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 6

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    I find myself magnitized to versions of the

    people I loved I carry on after the departure thinking I will see a better day That this, someone new, is different from you in everyway Yet I see echoes of you and I realized I have been wronged. My mind seems to play tricks on my resolve My abilities to etch into being a...
    RueRaven RueRaven 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When i was a little girl my father was my

    hero I was his shadow as far as I knew his saving grace fate had dealt its hands leaving him with me as a toddler and three older brothers this burden was too great with a deathbed blessing he rewed without seeming concern my hero left I didn't understand and I felt stuck I...
    RueRaven RueRaven 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    This one is a bit dark.

    *Trigger warning* It's about a cheating boyfriend leading his girlfriend to suicide. Please leave feedback. Meet Jones, he's only 19 years old but he believes he's grown Feeling guilty and sick as he approaches his girlfriends tombstone All he had to do was be loyal and...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 10 Responses Jan 2

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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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    karisasam karisasam 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Within Your Eyes i want to breathe you

    in Crawl inside your head Walk around for hours Exploring thoughts unsaid I want to taste your fear And swim inside your eyes Wrap up in your soul And feel your anger rise I want to lick your pain Bathe in all your tears Suffocate with memories  You’ve gathered through the...
    candyone candyone 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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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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    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 46-50 12 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    I hear gossip from the grass Laced with

    death Smothered in life I hear gossip from the grass Unfulfilled promises Broken vows Terrorized truths are spoken I hear gossip from the grass While the wind whispers Tress chatter Mammals rustle through the leaves Bête noire
    PixieStixs PixieStixs 18-21, F Jan 9

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    Alrighty so I wrote this in I think 9th grade

    so roughly 5 years ago. I found it and eh idk thought I might as well post it. What is this I'm feeling? I see this kid from down the block, playing with his puppy so innocent. All of a sudden my stomach is a rock, Why am I smiling? Yes, I've heard about this before, but to...
    SkollHati SkollHati 18-21, M 1 day 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 8 Responses Nov 24, 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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    Love's Sweet Cup

    My Lord I seek the peace of her love, It's completeness would me sustain, I long to drink from her loving sweet cup, I ask I not search in vain. Tell me Lord, shall I ever know, The touch of my love's caress, Shall I taste of the nectar, so filling ... Complete, That would flow...
    Mariner2 Mariner2 51-55, M 15 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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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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    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 5 Responses Jan 12

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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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    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 3 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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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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    I get it now it took me years to understand we

    all want someone to love us even when we least deserve it I pushed against everything inside to feed into that hunger believed that love was war and sacrifice was part of it it took me time to see this truth if loving you made me a casualty this war not a war I could win with...
    RueRaven RueRaven 22-25, F 1 day 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 6 Responses Jul 13, 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 41-45, M 7 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    With this new year I have decided to start this

    new blog. One which I hope will be around for many more years to come. Thank you all for your support, and for being a member of LegStyle! I have been working on making a few changes / improvements the past few days, and things are finally starting to come together...
    LegStyles LegStyles 26-30, M Jan 7

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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 13 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    (Time) Klee Oudekerk 8/16/14 Time is endless.

    The clock keeps ticking by. Life is a bomb, when will it explode? Take my time. Slow it down. What am I doing? Time is running out. I don't have time for this. But the days are too slow. I close my eyes and - 182. The months fly by And, I'm still stuck in an hour. Someone help...
    kleeoudekerksykes kleeoudekerksykes 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    My walls were firmly up,

    there was no access allowed Protecting delicate scars from the scorn of lovers past Carefully, she found a way to infiltrate my soul with ease My walls crumbled, my heart was hers to have and hold Together we traversed the boundaries of the soul and flesh There were no limits...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    You reach inside me, Having torn me open,

    You did so without a single touch, My dreams you explored to gain deaths clutch, You may have choked me with your hands but suffer I under your spell, You suffocated with words of discard You tore me open... Crushed without a single touch a heart I gave freely
    myvoyce myvoyce 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    What power within we have!

    That we may look up with demons among us. What power to seek more than what is set before us. What gifts to know we are set apart, the battle was won, the words were written. What power bestowed...what power we hold. What power we have been given, through faith, for livin...
    myvoyce myvoyce 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    "tread with angelic care" revisit the lonely

    girl now in your mind her alabaster face just a vehicle for those lovely aftermath eyes her lips painted delicately like danger she moaned a few wary words into my weary head that i should fear for her fragile heart's dream there are tears in unseen places of her innocent soul...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 3 Responses Jan 1

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    This road to my hell,

    Paved in apologies and intentions, My nightmare only pauses in your pledges, Where ignorant hope covered offense, Scars of experience now abound. Love"s appeal lost, the cost of what I've found. This road to my hell, A life love lost, choked raped tossed, In faith"s proven...
    myvoyce myvoyce 36-40, F 1 day 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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    This is my first poem of me trying to explain

    my feelings... it kind of made me feel better after I wrote it... "Fighting Alone" I don't know what to do anymore. I don't know how to cope. I don't know how to deal with my life any longer. I'm running out of hope. My medical issues, they just keep getting worse. I'm just...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 3

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    After you choose your person

    and if they reciprocate with love, Pain becomes a certainty, For all if us test the stay factor Because all of us are terrified. We don't want anyone to take our hearts for a test drive, but it happens. Dont worry, there's another buyer, your value has not faded.
    myvoyce myvoyce 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Days I went to sleep wanting to wake up

    as someone else days of broken glass. Nights like freight trains crashing against a borrowed sky, where are they now? The weight of the weapons walks hand in hand with the stabbing words towards the cliff. A toast to the light of the senses a toast to the dark of the mind these...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M Jan 3

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    "it swells when waters rush in" insurmountable

    sorrows unaccountable to the heart mad blank check reign of terror just waiting now for the quiet to claim just waiting for the darkness without shame its possible that i may have gone too far in all i wanted was just a hand to hold lips to kiss oh so gentle tell me i would...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    in my eyes, I see your eyes,

    I see your beauty, I see your pain, I see your greatness. in your eyes, you see his eyes, he is perfect, he is what you want, he is what you need. in my eyes, I see your soul, it's filled with strength, it's filled with fear, it's filled with love. in your eyes, you disregard...
    donaldyoung123 donaldyoung123 18-21, M Jan 3

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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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