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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+ 6 days ago

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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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    Some people would ask That I complete a simple

    task To answer a few questions Maybe give a few suggestions What is it about my crush That gives me such a rush And even makes me blush? What does it mean to love Fly higher than a dove And makes me think he's sent from above? My crush is one handsome son of a gun With a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 28

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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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    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 6 days ago

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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 a week ago

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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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    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 5 days 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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    "paris's boothill" out to sea countless miles

    hand to the tiller to find that brief moment on the crest of a twenty foot breaking wave as a nor'easter wilds the sea when you glimpse it in the stillness between heaven and earth she hid in her bedroom looking at a late fall paris passing rainstorm and on the run down east...
    mudmen mudmen 70+ Jan 29

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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 3 days ago

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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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    An old one from my old account.

    Remember to find strength in pain Bodies with no souls is a mind with no thoughts A shell of what you once were, caused by the walls of depression An island of tears, surrounded by fear, untrusting of the unknown Isolation, a curse, trapped in a great expanse of lost human...
    KStyles96 KStyles96 18-21, M Jan 27

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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 12 Responses May 29, 2012

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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 a week ago

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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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    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 2 days ago

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    I'm very new to poetry,

    this is just a first draft. please comment opinions and help to make it better or just any recommendations, thankyou! its 3:00 am you're sleeping she's crying her drowning eyes a tomb to your smile she remembers the night you told her you would never leave her side you...
    hansdc hansdc 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    The Cold Within by James Kinney Six humans

    trapped by happenstance In bleak and bitter cold. Each one possessed a stick of wood Or so the story?s told. Their dying fire in need of logs The first man held his back For of the faces round the fire He noticed one was black. The next man looking ?cross the way Saw one not...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 29

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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+ 3 days ago

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    The scars and wounds on his body,

    the telltale signs of a man with a story. The pain he must’ve felt, but instead of crying out, he stood there, drinking his remedy in silence and tranquility. Unspoken. Anguish in isolation, screaming out in painful sorrow. He begs for mercy, on the daily, to the remnants of...
    KStyles96 KStyles96 18-21, M Jan 27

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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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    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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    "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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    The mistake I made, I can't let it go.

    Time heals and lets it fade, but I don't want that, no .. a do over please, and this time I'll do it right.. but time is the enemy, it is never on my side. ..
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F Jan 27

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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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    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 4 days 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 5 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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    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 6 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I gave up a sure thing

    for the promise of something better, my arrogance and insolence and now I have neither. if I could turn back time & had one more chance to right and correct my wrongs... humble I'd be and do the right thing and say thank you with all my heart..
    Barbee95 Barbee95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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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 a week 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 1 day ago

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    Reason, Season, or Lifetime People come into

    your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person. When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed. They have come to assist you through a difficulty; to...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F Jan 30

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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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    "roses are red, violets are blue,

    garlic bread, blink-182" ...you're welcome
    navywill navywill 18-21, M 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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