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    You are the burning sun,

    and I the ethereal moon whose gentle rays and sharpened rays flickered in gloom. Your frightening flicks didn't scare me away, for it took more than just a glare anyways. Close yet far--- our bond would never scarred even if this distance is just a mirage. And on that very...
    StrangeMusings StrangeMusings 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    "this dark heaven" this dark heaven this

    treasured place a promise of pleasure the stain of human gesture brought and sold bleak for its beauties of the eye to behold strained against the leash which holds it to the street it too has dreams wishes held close to the heart spoken aloud only in whispers of the night faces...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ a week 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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    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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    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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    "fanboy" starlet of the silver screen crafted

    herself to display the power of her beauty and practiced in the art of visual seductions she desires to be intoxicating to move men to noble heights without saying a word to seduce the hearts of men with just a smile to be center stage in the brilliant light of adulation her...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ 4 days ago

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    "paris's boothill" out to sea countless miles

    hand to the tiller to find that brief moment on the crest of a twenty foot breaking wave as a nor'easter wilds the sea when you glimpse it in the stillness between heaven and earth she hid in her bedroom looking at a late fall paris passing rainstorm and on the run down east...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ Jan 29

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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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    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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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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    Some people would ask That I complete a simple

    task To answer a few questions Maybe give a few suggestions What is it about my crush That gives me such a rush And even makes me blush? What does it mean to love Fly higher than a dove And makes me think he's sent from above? My crush is one handsome son of a gun With a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 28

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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 3 hrs ago

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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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    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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    You act as if I cheated,

    even though, we were done. Just because you still have feelings? Remember, I said mine were gone.. I understand your actions you did it because you were hurt. I'm sorry it wasn't my intention.. but I won't let you put me on alert. Where we go from here, can only be told by time...
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 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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    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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    "roses are red, violets are blue,

    garlic bread, blink-182" ...you're welcome
    navywill navywill 18-21, M a week 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 11 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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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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    "a kiss away" this long hour

    that she's refusing to speak to me we sit in the bedroom opposite sides the tv goes unheard in the corner softly whispering nonsense to itself like a madman she is sitting with her perfumes and paints looking distantly into the mirror i study her face from across the room...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 6 hrs ago

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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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    The Cold Within by James Kinney Six humans

    trapped by happenstance In bleak and bitter cold. Each one possessed a stick of wood Or so the story?s told. Their dying fire in need of logs The first man held his back For of the faces round the fire He noticed one was black. The next man looking ?cross the way Saw one not...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 29

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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 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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    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 1 day 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 22 hrs ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    today is the last time we see each other and

    not even a hug goodbye? I would have liked a little kiss.. a little something to remember you by..
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 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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    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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    "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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    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 1 day 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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    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 a week 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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    Loathsome vile carrion heap Red the blood

    through parched earth seep. Bones of the past all neatly arrayed, My futile scratchings all displayed. Rended flesh once pink, now green, All about this ghastly scene. Nerves still arc in pains grim charge, Life of agony in words writ large. Lungs still gasp with labored breath...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The mistake I made, I can't let it go.

    Time heals and lets it fade, but I don't want that, no .. a do over please, and this time I'll do it right.. but time is the enemy, it is never on my side. ..
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F Jan 27

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