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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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    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 70+ 9 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    okay, I got jealous and pulled away.

    . hoping you'd come back, and stay but you never looked back and it broke my heart, now it's been years that we've been apart. I want you back ,here and now but reaching out, I just don't know how. ..
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 3 days ago

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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 Feb 6

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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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    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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    I have short, thin and breaking hair ,

    she said a heavily scarred & asymmetrical body, she said I'll never be beautiful but imperfect, she said and that's why I deserve someone as damaged too , she said because no one can love or want me like this , she said.. do you really believe that, I ask?
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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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+ Feb 5

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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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    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 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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 14 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    "roses are red, violets are blue,

    garlic bread, blink-182" ...you're welcome
    navywill navywill 18-21, M Feb 2

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    "american girl" my smile

    so unlike a vagrant only wanders the backstreets off her heart leaning on the lampposts of tenderness while her storybook temptress casual apparel lures my pervert tendencies ever onward to the gates of her pearly pink sweetbox she leans heavy into that come hither look she...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ 1 day ago

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    This Time Last Year was the

    best day Ever! in which my hands were held the most and my Heart fluttered in the best way possible Remember hopping to the beat and twirling under your arm with The Rolling Stones blasting in four ears-- Remember? How do I forget the warmth of your neck Dancing and Singing...
    thehorizontries thehorizontries 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Feb 2

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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+ 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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 Feb 3

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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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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 Feb 5

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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 3 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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