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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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    Have you ever had a dream

    which most people found ridiculous And who ain't seeing fully how truly life can be limitless? Remember this. We define our own reality. Persistence is key when insisting eventuality. Throughout history, the key to victory was always seen And showing us reality first...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    A man fires a rifle for many years during the

    war. After the war was over he took his rife to the armory. He thought he was finally done with the rife. But, no matter what else the man did with his hands : -Love a woman -Build a house -Or held his child His hands still remember and always will remember the rifle he held...
    TheUntoldStory TheUntoldStory 18-21, F Aug 10

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    whatishappening15 whatishappening15 22-25, F Aug 5

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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 1 day 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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    Deepest fear, a black turbulent soul of ash,

    seeking the lite of day, searching for hope in a black filled world. Glimmers of starlight in the deep, but only just glimmers. Shards of broken glass and shattered hopes and dreams, dicing the soul into millions of pieces. Torn to shreds and thrown asunder, it rests in the...
    munchos munchos 31-35, M Aug 10

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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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    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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    my two feet are in the grave,

    but my arms are free reaching towards the sky. I won't go down without a fight!
    507max 507max 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Funny how this generation shows most criticism

    Towards the man who holds a plan to rise above his egoism. They say to be a player just to simply catch a feel. I say that pleasure will never measure to actually having something real.
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Sleep has been condemned from my body as I lay

    here thinking Staring into a helpless map Wondering your exact location What you are doing Are you thinking of me Cuz my mind is constantly on you Your soft arms wrapped around my waist as you kiss my forehead gently The beat of your heart touching mine so beautiful it feels...
    sisiyah sisiyah 22-25, F Aug 18

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 13

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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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    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 6 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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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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      By : Mycia Love One gasp of air life is

    there one bad breakup pain is there Look up at the sky no stars is there to shine bright to remind you why you put your dreams there Darkroom get darker the days get longer long lasting pain turns into depression a smile you once had turned into an obsession Better life...
    Mustbethesneaks Mustbethesneaks 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    Do you know how it feel to have all the love in

    the world and still feel like no one cares about you Do you know how to feel to feel so vulnerable in a situation you have no control over You feel so lost like life is trapped inside of your body Like no one hears the thoughts coming from your voice Everyday feels like...
    Mustbethesneaks Mustbethesneaks 16-17, F Jul 28

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    Damn. I miss back when music was energetic with

    Rhymes all combined designed to be poetic with. We need a sedative for what has been repetitive And to remind the blind who are nowhere near competitive To the additive skill of representatives Of unity much higher than the fools smoking the cannabis. I find it scandalous...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M Aug 9

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    Hi I'm kind of new to posting here im usually

    just reading other stories that relate to me but I really REALLY needed some feedback on poetry so here goes: **Ramblings of a Muslim Catholic** ---God came to the prophet Mohammed, His poetry my apostolic creed, The Qur'an my tabernacle of life, Upon this rock I will build...
    sirene7belle sirene7belle 18-21, F Jul 31

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    again I find myself standing at this precipice,

    I didn't want to be here. I tried, I tried so hard, I dug in my heals as they pushed me the last few feet, but what they want they get. as I look before me there's no where to go but down, behind me they block the road to safety. what more do you want from me? I cry. I've...
    507max 507max 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 4

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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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers?

    I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs.Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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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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    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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    even with the knowledge I'm not heading to work

    my anxiety builds. it creeps, stomach churning, sweat beading on my brow, legs like jelly not wanting to carry me forward, it's hard to catch my breath. looking around things seem surreal, my focus and concentration gone. inside my head I'm screaming; please, please don't make...
    507max 507max 31-35, M Aug 4

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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