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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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    Mr. Right If I could bake my mr.

    right trait 1 would be: he can make love all night doctor, lawyer or CEO everything successful is a go. He is intense and masculine yet sensitive with me, and my body brings him down to his knees. after adding all the said things above, let us not forget eternal love... these...
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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    We all tend to fall in love with the Wrong guy

    the one we call "Mr.Perfect." The one we're to blind to see doing anything Wrong but that's the same guy who cheats on us but we tend forgive and accept aplogizes that he takes for granted ... we love him to point where we start to cut the people who really matter off.. He...
    Navae Navae 18-21, F Feb 2

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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 2 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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    "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+ Feb 2

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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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    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 14 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    red light glow, numbers of time.

    angry reminder they do shine. marking minutes and hours of night, while i lie with muscles tight. tension running through my frame, while echoing mind calls your name. arms so empty to hold no more, tear filled eyes and heart so sore. the need to hold you my dear Beth, to...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M Feb 1

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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 6 Responses Nov 24, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    lord of fools, king of lies,

    halls of time washed by tides. the hand of healing weilds the blade, with deft incisions, memories fade. screaming silence fills the ears, as the child drowns in tears. growing pains, and rods of steel, bend his will, from realms surreal. a crowded nothing, an empty mind...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 6 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 5 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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    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 Feb 3

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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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    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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    Cavalier worn, and of grizzled mien,

    Astride his dark mount in the winters icy rain. Armor all dented, rust eaten sword and much battered shield, Surrounded by death on some foreign field. A Paladin once, as bright as the sun, Under stainless white banner; strong, hale, and young. Mighty was he...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 21 hrs ago

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    The wind blows cold tonight.

    I stand on my porch and take it all in. The cold melts into me and my hair falls, keeping my back less exposed. Yet, I feel unmotivated to go inside. I don't have anything to prove against winters bite but, it seems I have something keeping me warm... Its burning strong...
    SpecialKndofOrdinary SpecialKndofOrdinary 26-30, F 7 hrs 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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    Karma You act the love you couldn't find In a

    world of pain you still stay kind You're calm and gentle in all you do And you attract that love right back to you
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 5 Responses Nov 7, 2015

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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 12 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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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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    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 Feb 2

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    "poem song" her heaven interrupted she waits

    there by the wooden door burned into its crispy surface is a poem aimed at her heart a poem in the form of a image a graceful piece illustrated to the minds eye a flowing of words and thought that only a great painter could put to canvas it was of a love she knew many years ago...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ 1 day ago

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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 3 days ago

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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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    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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    A little sad, but sometimes life is Walls

    I’m really trying to love you And take you out of your despair You don’t respond to any comfort Yours is a heart with no one there I think you gave up years ago A little child discarded in the past Though you gave them your love deeply They always left, it didn’t last...
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 9, 2015

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