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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 a week ago

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    tree limbs grab and snag on my clothes shafts

    of moonlight pool upon the ground loud voices fade to nothing all I hear are the crows but eventually it all disappears until there is no sound across a field I dash unseen through the brush I crash haphazardly around tall trees I careen suddenly met with a skeletal grim so...
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi 22-25, M 5 days ago

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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 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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 11 hrs ago

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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 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 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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    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 11 hrs ago

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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 Cake For You, My Friend

    Here is a cake, I baked it myself; I filled it with love, And left it on a shelf. It's been sitting there, For only god knows how long; Just found it yesterday, And...Oh dear god that looks wrong. There's a graveyard of flies, Coating the top; My friend accidentally dropped it...
    Kyroe Kyroe 22-25, M 7 Responses Dec 6, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 11 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 day 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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    https://youtu.be/kLfTAPEvz7U .

    T.h.E.r.E.I.s N.o.L.i.G.h.T.f.O.R.y.O.u .A.t.T.h.E.E.n.D.o.F.t.H.E.t.U.n.N.e.L. your self-extinction suicide be thy name horrors blind to the dove **** on your blind and feeble innocence hovering over your false courage ghost hope and spent charity clinging to human frailty...
    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 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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    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