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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
    9 Responses Mar 12, 2013

    I think of you, I thought you was true .

    Never knowing you was never coming, Hurt & left alone staring at my phone Why! From a scammer on here it set your account up unfair, I came to you to ask you All it did was make me break you It left you far from me We were going to be, Now it's me again instead of we...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 28

    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
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2015

    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
    29 Responses Oct 10, 2007

    I've seen love In different places Seen it

    grow the flower just to crush it under its unsure hand Seen it flourish in the darkest of places just to grow corrupt in the same night that illuminated it Watched it change with those around it, just to fall back to old patterns Many see love as a cold, calculating force...
    kxCobra kxCobra
    18-21, F
    Mar 22

    I sang a song of sorrow,

    I cried a million tears: I shouted out to all the world...but no one hears.
    QueenOfAllSorrows QueenOfAllSorrows
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 18

    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
    12 Responses Nov 3, 2012

    this song is made as campaign song ''stop

    abuse'' this is cover song,still beautiful in a differently way. i am also abuse survivor and this makes me cry and encouraged me always. i ask you a favor,plz read lyrics first,then listen to music. so i will leave links in the last. ''Tashikanakoto'' Gazing at the sky after...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 17

    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
    11 Responses Nov 26, 2012

    Dim is the light that heralds my day.

    As beside me asleep an angel does lay. Her delecate features do make my heart race, For never has one such a sweet face. So fragile she seems, yet deep inside A woman of strength of heart and of mind. I touch her soft skin and love flames so bright. Her warmth keeps me alive in...
    Psychasthenia Psychasthenia
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 23

    PERSEPHONE 'S FATE ,

    Kore shall be her maiden name, once she's grown, it won't be the same. She will be taken, she will be claimed, by the one, who over darkness reigns. Death will find her, death will gain, her body, her heart, all the same. You can try to hide her, you can try to run, what...
    Barbee95 Barbee95
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 7

    trapped behind these eyes of mine,

    the man of no depth counts the time. the seconds pass in eternal screams, a life's misty memory of no import it seems. silken chains and cushions of steel, bitter memories are the final meal. life is loss, and death an old friend, a healing touch to bring pain to an end. where...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 31

    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
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2013

    I just wanna feel okay again Like the memories

    that will never again be Feeling empty and alone But this pain inside you'll never see I can't cry anymore, Not that it means anything to you People live their own lives Friends become ones you knew If I die today, Will I live a better life tomorrow? Hope jesus, Or anyone...
    katalina22 katalina22
    18-21, F
    Mar 21

    Day by day I play the game A simple way To

    hide my shame Night by night I inhale blow Pick a fight And let it go Week by week I live in fear Don't want to speak Don't want to hear Month by month I decompose Can't have fun Without a nose Year by year I'll soon be dead Isn't it clear? Does it need to be said? Life by life...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 10

    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
    11 Responses Sep 5, 2012

    slow spreads the pain,

    as the blood runs as rain. a shattered heart dies alone but with no way to atone. a pain carried to the grave of words this heart enslaved a broken man of no import whos life has provided great sport. gods great joke of a man who finally realized his losing hand his fate it is...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Mar 14

    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

    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
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2015

    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
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2015

    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

    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
    5 Responses Mar 6, 2013

    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
    12 Responses May 29, 2012

    reality sucks. friends on heroine

    and drugs involving life. alcohol helps me sleep and weed calms my anger. I know that girls drive me crazy. I want to feel love. but all I can get is lust and my wishes become just sex. I can't explain how I feel imprisoned I want to be free, stress has me wanting to just...
    LoneWarrior94 LoneWarrior94
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 9

    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
    14 Responses Aug 30, 2011

    I didn't tell you because I was ashamed,

    I didn't want you to know that I'd failed It bothers me that I didn't do better and you don't want to hear excuses in this matter, so I'll keep quiet and try again til my results bring you joy and not pain..
    Barbee95 Barbee95
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 5

    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
    21 Responses Mar 3, 2013

    In a day not long ago Me

    and my brother We're forced to grow Looking at mother Through half shut eyes I Listened to father Shout his lies My brother was deaf He gouged his eyes Totally helpless But he never cries He got mad Took it out on me I saw my dad In that rabid plea My sibling so hurt He soon...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 14

    we all see through it,

    but life brings disgrace, the perils and laughs, yet we try on and race. the same passion and heart we share, never give up hope no matter who cares. even alone in a desolate place I will never give up nothing can stop me I will win this race
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 23

    I feel like something's missing I feel like

    something's wrong The wind around is hissing And singing a dark song The anthem of the land Surrounding you and I The people think they're grand But we know that's a lie The song is everlasting a faint but piercing tune It seeks an understanding Beetween the many and few Very...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 10

    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

    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
    11 Responses Apr 4, 2012

    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
    5 Responses Nov 24, 2012

    i haven't tried to write poetry.

    I guess I got scared off by my junior high English lessons...iambic pentameter, etc. More rules than I can handle well. Free verse is so open it too seems scary. I enjoy reading poetry. I readily identify with the imagery it evokes. Sometimes it even becomes a mental fireworks...
    9minute 9minute
    18-21, M
    Mar 14

    Papier-mâché scar tissue,

    Burying words in parchment graves, ink blotted mess dripping from the typewriter, whisky, wine, tears, vomit, and sweat. living breathing embodiment of self-deprecation. although living is hardly the word for it, and to be honest it’s more like suffocating. Stuck at a wayside...
    LovingDead LovingDead
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 12

    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
    11 Responses Dec 18, 2014

    Oh, every secret muse,

    That I dare confuse, You've left me shaken, Further chained, broken. My love for you, Made of a secret brew, I never really asked who, Broke you, did I? When breath stop, When palms drop, The tears that stream, Tearing me from the seams. I remember the day, You...
    Futuresdiary Futuresdiary
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 21

    Now I lay me down for bed,

    no dreams of flight to fill my head. that nameless terror to fill instead, for one may not fly with wings of lead. a crashing fall into stormy seas, the gods of old for to appease. broken wings to drag me deep, to icy hell, deaths own keep. lungs fill with ice at the first...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 15

    I don't love myself,

    but I'm ok with that so naturally I don't expect you to, that's what keeping me back because I don't understand, what you could like about me.. I'm a bit awkward and lack personality so I'm not gonna stress and stay forever alone not bothering at all and chilling in my...
    Barbee95 Barbee95
    18-21, F
    Mar 10

    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

    I've heard people say hope is what depressed

    people need Referring to depressed like a racist slur, even if we all are from the same rotten seed I wish so badly to be understood. And hope is the knife in my throat Life is the falsehood. The memories. The imagination. The possibilities. All wild fantasies, never to...
    katalina22 katalina22
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21

    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
    16 Responses Mar 26, 2012

    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

    The pressure of anticipation Thoughts you try

    to ignore them but they remain Passion growing each second stronger Burning hotter than that flame Wanting to stop caring and let it all go Fantasizing of surrendering to a carnal need Strong arms holding and embracing you Defenses melt away, finally to be freed Putting on...
    Jaclyn9 Jaclyn9
    36-40, T
    1 Response Mar 18

    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
    18 Responses Feb 11, 2014

    you feel guilty with what happened,

    and now you can't look or talk to me I held a grudge, it's been 6 months now and still you can't approach me give me an apology and I guess I can get over it I miss you and you miss me, so common let's be done with this ****.. a part of me will always be, irrevocably annoyed...
    Barbee95 Barbee95
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 19

    trembling hand i reach

    for thee, but ghosts of dreams are not to be. this world im in so dull and staid yet world of dreams in life does blaze. firey reds and icy blue gold of sunsets blackened hues. a screaming pain tears through my mind.. yet comforting still the pain would end that someday to...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 17

    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

    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
    6 Responses Nov 6, 2012

    At First Sight By how quickly you looked

    away I could tell you’re a little shy Maybe a little hurt, I caught a glimpse of pain in those eyes But after a short while, Your eyes again connected with mine, There was beauty in their defiance, And a touch of mischief there this time There was one more smile for me, As...
    squizz5 squizz5
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Mar 23

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    14 Responses Feb 21, 2014

    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

    Please do. If you would like an unprofessional

    crit of your work, please feel free to PM me...
    TValentine TValentine
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Mar 31

    You just don't get it do you?

    How every night my fear feels brand new? I can't be all alone I just need a distraction I'm up all night on my phone So that I don't take action I don't want to keep living I just want to die I'm so ******* empty inside Now I can't even cry I go right up stairs I always try to...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9
    18-21, F
    Mar 10

    The power of the people Is power undefined

    Lost within the steeple Of cultures undermined Look within the world And you will surely see The faces of our lord In the face of you and me Each and every person Lives their life to die like Mary and her son We live life in a lie Fortress of betrayal Locked in you and I A...
    Fuckeverything9 Fuckeverything9
    18-21, F
    Mar 10

    I always believed in ghosts not just the

    bedsheets that float down the hallway or the visions of your loved long passed but also the ghosts of emotions when your hearts hurt walking past an old hangout when you look at a scar and the whole scene plays back in front of you like reliving it when you see your best friend...
    xenaphobic xenaphobic
    18-21, F
    Mar 25

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Sep 2, 2013

    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
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2013

    Flamboyant grey, scintillating dark,

    Warmth of ice and so fully stark. A king or commoner, so famously bland The misery of nothing, contrary command. A soul of the mists, of discordant song. Never to love, nor truly belong. A comic book novel, a diamond of paste. Feigned importance of ego a life lost in haste...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Mar 12
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