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    "pocket full of posies" she picks up the

    shards of her broken mind places them in neat arrangement of prettiest colours giving such names and thinks of lives they have never lead with husbands never met pretty dresses for each adorned piece of her mad mad mind but it delights her no end to imagine the tender kiss each...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 Responses Apr 12

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    what i find distasteful i think to appease the

    gentlest master that falls to his knees that riles the triggers that long to the taste make me a promise that wishes erase grant me a minute before all is lost build me the bridges so maybe ill cross take away empty and fill me with light falling from heaven to land in delight...
    ellision13 ellision13 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    the thing about a poem is its meant to make you

    feel take you to the depths of sorrow or the passions you unveil it is meant to see a vision that you dream of in the dark hold the world over your feelings or devour your own heart crave the touch of passions temptress or give way to something black tickle every clearer...
    ellision13 ellision13 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    G I R L S # L O V E # R E S P E C T

    Girls bring glamour Girls bring chicGirls are strong where men are weakWe always turn the other cheekSo treat us with respect !We'll do anything you askRemember we can multitaskWYSIWYG we never wear a maskSo treat us with respect !Don't be fooled by our pouts and curlsWe also...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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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 18 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    Admiration expired And you're blue in the

    face While I rot alone inside Can you spare a single Kind word, just once I'd like to know I'm doing right The night falls Let the alcohol flow My disillusioned cloudy lungs An added bonus I can't refuse And I used to be under your spell Now I've fallen away From your...
    crowgirl crowgirl 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    My Mother Loved Me

    My mother loved me in a 1979 Dodge Dart Pickle green, sandy vinyl interior. I didn't know that she loved me Until our first ride in that Dodge Her first car. She was twenty-six, I was eight. We were young, together. I didn't know Till' half way down the road That dirty...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Oct 10, 2007

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    “One poet, one paper,

    one pen, can ignite a revolution”
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 12

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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 15 Responses Feb 21

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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 thought this was a dream... I thought you were there, then I woke... in a nightmare? So full of doubt and complexities. Giving me this hell and anxiety. If you could find the strength to tell me... you love me. I would be able to admit... I loved you to. Far too poisoned for me...
    Homelesspedestrian Homelesspedestrian 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 13, 2013

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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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    "reflections of you" she laughs

    as the wind takes her hair and makes it dance the rain has just passed and the road is still damp but she walks barefoot on the cool pavement leaving delicate trail that my heart will retrace in the chilly hours that shes not in my arms she leans on my shoulder and softly...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Apr 10

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    "Calm down you'll be alright.

    " I won't be alright until the galaxies plummet into the atmosphere and the moon ceases to exist and the sun becomes a pit of burning dark. I want to scream until my lungs give out and my furious blood boils over my skin. Even the stars will hear my despair and try to reach for...
    jessie1399az jessie1399az 13-15, F 13 hrs 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 13 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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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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    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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    Today I spoke to a man named No-one.

    He was quite the pleasant company. He said hello, Asked about my day, And whether the sun should rise. Neither of us said goodbye.
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 6 days ago

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    "Your touch brought Ruin to my heart And

    chaos to my Mind, but I still Crave it, every Moment of Every day" ~ unknown
    kwarner kwarner 31-35, M a week ago

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    I Love, Love

    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, Deems my capture of her, a...
    thatguy1970 thatguy1970 41-45, M Apr 11, 2013

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    "that moment" in that golden light in

    that rose glasses moment it really is all there is it really is all you'll ever need she was there too familiar to the song and comfortable to the dance lace and silver jewels pretty perfumes and mysterious candles flickering she was no stranger to this little world where the...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Apr 14

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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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    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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    "lace and loves" sat lookin through the

    screen-door while she played some spanish tune on her guitar soft and the light did fade on down to the cold west leaving us by the glow of lamplight flickerin she made that song dance for me made it spin a tale out of thin air one of walking in a summer sun holding hands one of...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Apr 13

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    I wrote this poem about a year ago late one

    night. What is your interpretation of it? I accept those who come and go... But only once each time, For if you leave and close the door, the key that locks is mine. So those who leave should say goodbye and know this is the end. Thank you for the time you spent as my...
    feet feet 26-30 2 days ago

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    The sun gives birth to shadows,

    The night gives birth to stars, Love gives birth to kisses, And pain gives birth to scars, Dreams give birth to heaven, As nightmares give birth to hell, My heart gives birth to secrets, That my lips may never tell, Smiles can tell me lies, But tears can show what’s true, The...
    peanutman27 peanutman27 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 14

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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...
    thatguy1970 thatguy1970 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    Praise to Our God

    P  R  A  I  S  E   T O   O U R   G  O  D  PRAISE  is worship to GOD to really be grateful for all he has given us - our Family - our Friends - our Faith - our Food - our  Freedom REMEMBER  especially to thank GOD for all the things which are free or readily...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 2, 2011

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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 9 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    My heart is a piñata,

    Smash it to pieces, And take what you want.
    peanutman27 peanutman27 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    The devil has found a new toy to play with,

    the toy is my mind, he shifts around my perceptions, he smashes together my emotions, and he juggles my sanity. I hope I can endure long enough for him to lose interest and move on.
    peanutman27 peanutman27 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 14

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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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    It's wearing off Starting to get the itch

    again Deep inside my chest Should I take another? Your hand reaches for me But I refuse There's other things I must attend to Things You wouldn't understand And it's in me once more Pulsing in waves of Pure ecstasy I wrap my soul Around it, Hold on so tight Yet the...
    crowgirl crowgirl 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 13

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    Wrote this years ago in my Jim Morison was a

    God days. Heavily influenced by his poetry. "I stood at the doorway to the infinite and tried to grasp the great beyond But then the winds of normalcy and the comfortable slammed the door of my mind's eye shut Now I only see fleeting glimpses around the cracks and long for...
    SamStartingOver SamStartingOver 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 13

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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 11 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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    The words begin to fade away The black merely a

    dirty gray Your smile isn't here to stay I can not find the way to repay The debts I owe So watch the show I'll say it s l o w It's Time To GO But you deny We surely try Cause I was born to die Look up to the faded sky A dingy sort of blue It's nothing new You were always...
    crowgirl crowgirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've been jumping From one mind altering

    substance To the next And I'm bouncing I can't stop And that's ok Cause sometimes Stopping is the one thing You just shouldn't do So you don't And then you Go go go Until you've run yourself To death And the clouds above Begin to cry But they're the only ones And that's ok...
    crowgirl crowgirl 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Mama how could you not see!

    The sweet child of what was to be! Her ignorance! Her shyness! Prejudicial racial overtones You helped instill Blindly we muddled thru This unfortunate life Of idle laziness, of morbid insecurities Yet perhaps albeit instinctively You've shown me Empathy! Generosity! and...
    soulsurges soulsurges 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    "in the eyes of her heart" she cradled the

    thought of me in the eyes of her heart and constructed me from fragments of what she had thought she knew with deliberate care stitched the pieces of her self deceptions to the fabric of reality's rags a wedding cake of circumstance and make believe that was the union of her...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm just sitting waiting,

    wishing hoping for the day when the gallows man come knocking jingling his keys against the iron bars to let me know that the clock is a'ticking time is running out and soon I'll be acquainted with the friend he likes to call Mr. Noose. Aside: This poem is actually a little...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 1 Response 5 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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    I once knew a boy who had no eyes His light

    brown orbs were his sisters’. A sister dead with a hole in her heart Would not let go of his sight. She whispered sweet nothings into his soul Deluding him with dreams of tomorrow. Stories of freedom, Stories of life, Stories of penance were sung. Cobwebs were weaved through...
    shafaz shafaz 18-21 1 Response a week 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...
    thatguy1970 thatguy1970 41-45, M 15 Responses May 29, 2012

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    Last night I lay awake Not the way I have

    been Where night is cold and the moon lies distant And all the things that should or might or could float tauntingly Their temping barbs outside my grasp yet close enough to disturb my slumber Not that, for once But relaxing in contentment I realize I still love you Even if...
    VioletThorns VioletThorns 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    Emotional Purgatory When the light seems to

    fade from the candle, Writers pore over pages of unwritten script, Unknown by many, torn into shreds. Fixed by a broken hand and seen by only one. It's emotional purgatory, running away from the darkness, but writhing away from the light. Listening through the crack in the...
    FitnessFreakTash FitnessFreakTash 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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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    this is one of the poems I've written.

    It's called A BLESSING YOU ARE AN AWESOME ONE, THE BLESSING STARTED THE DAY OF YOUR BIRTH, YOUR PERSONALITY SHINES LIKE THE SUN, YOU ARE A BLESSING HERE ON EARTH, YOU ARE SO FULL OF GRACE, YOU ARE AN IMPORTANT PART, THIS WORLD IS A BRIGHTER PLACE, YOU HAVE A GOLDEN...
    sara75 sara75 51-55, F 4 days ago

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    "quiet truth's" the light reflected off one of

    the spanish beads in her hair as it spilled off her shoulder in the rain a faded tattoo of a bird flying lay there too it carried a rose with a broken heart i covered her with my jacket to keep off the chill as we moved along the deserted road and she took comfort in my company...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 6 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    To my fellow poets. If you’re interested in

    expanding your poetry horizons I suggest joining a poetry sharing site. Some are better than others. Stay away from sites that require a submission fee. By and large, they’re nothing but rip-offs. I’d also stay away from self-described, family friendly sites. Family friendly...
    proudsocialist proudsocialist 56-60, M Apr 14

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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...
    thatguy1970 thatguy1970 41-45, M 14 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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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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    Hi, I already did share some poetry on here

    but that's what I'm not here for. I was hoping to talk to someone that has been a veteran in this stuff. Hopefully give a young guy some advice. So message me please.
    ConquistadorXL ConquistadorXL 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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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