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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 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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    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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    If you can't whisper over the noise To tell me

    you're still here Then write a letter with time one day I'll receive it And I'll read between the lines
    KingofHanksHill KingofHanksHill 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    The poets can create the the speech Put the

    dream on a piece of paper Tell me all their lies Leave me alone to wander in the night Believing in a tall tale I've lived my whole life
    KingofHanksHill KingofHanksHill 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs 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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    Rather than my usual rubbish I thought I would

    like to post some of my favourite poems. Here to start with is a little love poem by the Hungarian writer Attila Jószef. Don't try Google to translate it, it comes out total gobbledygook. I have added my attempt at least to capture the spirit of the original in free...
    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M 3 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 14 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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    Nocturnal Oath. May wraiths infect my dreams,

    That I may experience their deaths Over, and over, until mine eyes awaken For though i may sleep, I shall know no rest For ever, and ever... Let your vengeance course through me Thy rage inflict weeping sores upon the soul That i may live once more, And in light of day, devour...
    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It lingers in every waking thought And it

    haunts every dream Waking me up. I try not to scream. The word hits my gut It captures my breath I can't even say it The word brings death I hear it in conversation Jokingly misused Mental castration To the people abused A harmless flirtation Leaving me bruised Locked in...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    So basically not long ago I found out the man

    whos been raising me all my life might not be my biological father. Really broken me in two. Ever since our relationship hasn't been the same. But I don't feel any different towards him. He was, still and always will be my dad. I've been trying to write a poem about it but the...
    XxForeverBlueXx XxForeverBlueXx 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    Well I haven't written it yet

    but it started building up in a reply to a fellow veterans message on fb. It's about the 1000 yard stare, I'm having problems with it's rhythm or pentameter(?). I've never written any poetry before. I never understood what it's purpose was until I got sprung on a girl and couldn...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days 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 22 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    For all my friends. May your day be calm

    and gentle, And tonight you have peaceful rest May all your dreams materialize, And this year becomes one of your best. Les Watts.
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 21

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    Please cancel time Make a recall on history

    Rewrite the Big Bang Be sure to remove me Unfollow the rumors and the lies Let life be If you can't see why It's not because you're blind society has never been kind (Random things I have written)
    KingofHanksHill KingofHanksHill 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    Run Down Feeling like a Duracell.

    Running low life is hell. No time to recharge. Powers low usage is large. Drained until no power left. Until we take our last breath
    KnobbyKnees KnobbyKnees 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    Title please? I've wrote this poem

    for the guy I like who has his GF already we were close in the past but we're strangers to each other now Today as I go home, I really feel so alone, Thinking of you made me feel ao blue, For you love her now, and I'm still in love with you. I long for your touch and warm...
    SleepyHeadSnorelax SleepyHeadSnorelax 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ol' Buddy Little girl watching tv Sliding

    door slams open She jumps in fear Her dad stumbles in Profanities under his breath with twelve pack in hand Sliding door slams shut She jumps again and looks away One hand with booze, the other grasping the wall He shuts his door and let's his can of Ol' Buddy breathe...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 2 Responses Aug 15

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    The abyss yawns, exhaling halitonic tendrils of

    ethereal memories Ensnared, they strangle my veins, puppeting me ever further below Blackened mist cloaks the mind, decomposing the essence of progression The corpses of the past reach, and take hold on weakened limbs Sunken eyes, that devour that which the future couldve held...
    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I'm poetically harsh.

    my words can be as smooth as silk and as sharp as a knife. I can disarm someone just by conjuring up the correct words.
    ladysapio ladysapio 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    xXBittersweetXx I awake just to see the sunset.

    To see the faint rainbow projected into the clouds. It takes my breath away beautifully. The peace and the tranquility rise within me, As does the feeling of loneliness and emptiness, And then the memories resurface it's only just me. I look down at my hand and see it is empty...
    demipuff demipuff 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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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 am All things felt found loved

    and lost Each moment, pleasure and pain Leaves it's wake in me I am These scars, my armour Wrought in battle Each hard fought and won Wisdom, sharp Teeth pulled from demons Doubt and shame Courage, enduring and bold With the surety of faith In the brevity of fate...
    noniemouse noniemouse 41-45, F 2 days 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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    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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    Separated Feelings locked away Demons with

    locks, crows in flocks No passion no play Living in a box, devoured by hawks Sought from around the bay Separated by history and place, distance was not the case She haven't looked away Her blue eyes looked through the disgrace Not the eyes of a bird of prey, but entangled...
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 14

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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 51-55 11 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    MYSTERY Funny how you think you know Everything

    about life It's a mystery No telling what is And what tomorrow brings You're lost Its a mystery Let us understand Why when where and who For the sake of knowledge Is knowing the truth It's a mystery Oh yes A mystery
    kizzy2jay kizzy2jay 22-25, F Aug 15

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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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    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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    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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    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 15 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    I've poisoned my mind I murdered my brain Lost

    in a bind And gone insane Can't find any purpose Don't want to search Won't find it in serpent Won't find it in church Glued to the border Of torpid and death Trying to live but losing my breath Fight to survive I'm playing the game Can't wait to revive Ignite my flame Point...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9 16-17, F 5 days 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 8 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    You're one in a million,

    my most special one; Your radiant smile is as bright as the sun; You're smart and caring and have many great charms, And my heart really sings when you're wrapped in my arms. I'm happy you chose me from all of the rest, And I'm proud 'cause I know that I got the best. You're so...
    Yorkshirelad86 Yorkshirelad86 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    You and I Years past

    and we only grow farther Another poem written for you Time only makes it harder Bags in hand, what do I do? You'll never know about how I listen to "our songs" Or the way I miss you when I'm awake You always knew when something was wrong Darling, the memories you and I would...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response Aug 23

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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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    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 22-25, M 12 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F Aug 21

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    In a dark waste land I found the

    light Suddenly finding my urge to fight Either that or stay out of sight But no matter what it will be alright Trapped in my eternal night I climb with all my strength and might To reach the stars that float above Feeling a hope for peace and love Suddenly gravity starts to...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9 16-17, F 5 days ago

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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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    out of all the people I could be I never know

    if I'm the right one when the halls empty and orange lines stretch into black the world just for one love like a straightjacket tight, secure and safe from eachother I want you to miss me that's why I'll never be there to find out if you do or don't growing up and enjoying...
    Azureskye Azureskye 18-21, M