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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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    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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    Forgive me. My past actions wasn't

    intended To be the total opposite of what you recommended. With no fancy automobiles plus lack of healthy meals. I should've never took the action depending how one feels. I'm sorry that I never took the time for embracing Stepping up to the plate with...
    Darkslinger Darkslinger 26-30, M Jul 12

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    do animals have feelings?

    He is trying to escape his cell, The owners are not happy, He is beat and punished, He is rewarded with a treat for good behavior, He is threatened and beat for "bad behavior", "you are a retarded" they say to him, "I love you" they say but they treat him like hate him, at...
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 14

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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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    Cursed angels of fallen stars,

    Blessed in pain, Dying in vain, Tainted by love, Protected by hate, Angels fall first, Now it's too late, Blackened tears, Falling fears, Hiding scars of blood smeared years, Saddened faces all around, Listening to that chilling sound, Screams of terror fall apart...
    gothfairy gothfairy 26-30, F Jul 8

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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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    Funny how this generation shows most criticism

    Towards the man who holds a plan to rise above his egoism. They say to be a player just to simply catch a feel. I say that pleasure will never measure to actually having something real.
    Darkslinger Darkslinger 26-30, M 2 Responses 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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    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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    Pixie Dust I was in love with a boy Who never

    grew old I sprinkled him with dust And up he flew To his heart's content He flew past mermaids Past pirate ships And treasure coves A lost boy Looking for a home But not quite staying I glittered him with gold Shimmered him with amber Hoping and praying That someday He'd grow...
    heymarie heymarie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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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 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 13

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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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    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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    Seeing The Beauty Beyond.

    ..........It's in the midst of winter.The wind whistles its song.The flowers I loved and cherished,All but their memory is gone.The trees are dressed like crystalAs snowflakes fill the air.Winter has a special beautyThat is beyond compare.But the cold nips at the fingers,Puts a...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 9 Responses Jan 12

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    **When an old man died in the geriatric ward of

    a small hospital near Tampa Florida, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and given to every nurse in the...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 7 Responses May 26, 2014

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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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    Hi I'm kind of new to posting here im usually

    just reading other stories that relate to me but I really REALLY needed some feedback on poetry so here goes: **Ramblings of a Muslim Catholic** ---God came to the prophet Mohammed, His poetry my apostolic creed, The Qur'an my tabernacle of life, Upon this rock I will build...
    sirene7belle sirene7belle 18-21, F 17 hrs 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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    Crazy World Whole world gone ******

    crazy Wool pulled over eyes Distraction breeds distraction Keep the citizens blind Keep them fat and happy Right up till they die Ship them off to FEMA camps Or shot down in their place Waking up to swat team's Riot gear Assault rifle in your face No empathy for the human...
    Yorkshirelad86 Yorkshirelad86 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    the scars just fade, like my memories of you,

    you are just a memory and I'm forgetting you, Im standing here on this edge trying to jump, but I can't and probably won't, I'm just sad that I will forget about my love for you, life has separated us and now I must pretend to just be happy, *whispers* with out you
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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      By : Mycia Love One gasp of air life is

    there one bad breakup pain is there Look up at the sky no stars is there to shine bright to remind you why you put your dreams there Darkroom get darker the days get longer long lasting pain turns into depression a smile you once had turned into an obsession Better life...
    Mustbethesneaks Mustbethesneaks 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i often think that /

    if people were colors / you would be lilac. once blooming for a short period of time / something i've waited all year to witness. like the tides swirling / as a messy canvass creates art. where the sea meets the setting sun / across the way the beginning of the water, the end of...
    seeairahx seeairahx 16-17, F Jul 8

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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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    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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    Her Scars Nothing but over stepped boundaries

    You demand for more Throwing fits as you beat your breast Spineless swine hiding behind a lady's skirt The slap of your insults echoes in the halls She slaps back to shut you up You only yell over her, punching her down with words She gave you clothes and a job with money...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 6 days ago

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    The Forbidden Kingdom lies deep within my mind,

    a sight that can make a super nova seem no more than turning a light bulb on with your hand. Worlds formed by words, intertwined like forestry, rooted deeply in my soul. Details divide then unfold amongst themselves like trees, punctuation marks grow at the ends of fully...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M Jul 9

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    I give her all my love that's all I do,

    it's how this song starts but it makes me think who is she and will she love me back? I'm a fool because I would love everyone, or even anyone, love is my torment, Im not good enough for anyone, maybe that's why all the girls I gave my heart to choose to throw it away, I...
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Bedroom Door I've wasted far too many pages

    writing about you You aren't worth a single page in the book that is my life Nor an excerpt, yet I keep writing Writing about the trail of destruction that was left in your wake Leading men on and leaving them behind Sundays you lift your hands to God in praise The rest of...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a monster that hides behind a nice boy,

    I have been treated like trash and used like a toy, do I have feelings? are my dreams to much they surpass the ceilings? I guess I can't change my self for the better, I only have to finish this letter, please forgive me I'm a mess, I am a bad person I am worthless, I...
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M Jul 11

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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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    they told me something crazy yes these lazy

    demon ghouls to wrap my only baby and then drown him in my pool to get up off my lazy *** and be the thing i love jack off to all the pictures of the nakedness i saw they told me do it bigger then whatever i had dreamed make my own reality and turn it back on me they said...
    ellision13 ellision13 22-25, M Jul 8

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    Do you know how it feel to have all the love in

    the world and still feel like no one cares about you Do you know how to feel to feel so vulnerable in a situation you have no control over You feel so lost like life is trapped inside of your body Like no one hears the thoughts coming from your voice Everyday feels like...
    Mustbethesneaks Mustbethesneaks 16-17, F 3 days 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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    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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    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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    ***This poem has a completely different meaning

    from the top-to-bottom version when read in reverse.*** Our Generation Our generation will be known for nothing. Never will anybody say, We were the peak of mankind. That is wrong, the truth is...
    ceywat ceywat 51-55, F 8 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    I would like some constructive criticism

    as this is a work in progress: Unruly -------- :::shh...shh...::: :::quiet your mind::: He is poise and authority I arch sinuously, leopardesque ...quietly impatient, a squirm, a twitch runs through my thigh... His staying hand and hard eyes call me to still, pause for me...
    lostinthought17 lostinthought17 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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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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    so I guess this is life,

    This girl wants to die, I remember when I used to live by a knife, but I told her I really try, she is now gone she won't be a mom or a wife, she told me she was happy but it was a lie, she only wanted to die, I can't help but to think she is alive, if she is really gone...
    psychopuppet23 psychopuppet23 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    No need for proving masculinity.

     I want to smile as you notice me noticing you in front of me. I hold the capability for great civility Including a stability that'll be exposed if you chill with me. A collaboration for creation combined With you as my tutor to help me better study your...
    Darkslinger Darkslinger 26-30, M Jul 13

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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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    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 15 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    One Good Hearted Woman.

    By: Dannie S. Throw me a line and I'll sew you new clothes, send me flowers and I'll make you perfume. Tell me your fears and I'll hold you so you don't feel alone, tell me your dreams and I'll do what I can to make them happen. Kick dirt in my face and I'll grow roses in my...
    plzgetmepregnant plzgetmepregnant 26-30, F Jul 20

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    Feeling a shiver down her spine,

    Licking her lips and tasting the wine, Closing her eyes tightly as her mouth becomes a smile, Tossing her alarm on the floor, continuing her dream for a while.
    Mochaqueen Mochaqueen 46-50, F Jul 20

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    aching, i slide my fingers

    and i see you. thank you for waking me up. I am only next and so i wait. i hope you pick me but im so sure she'll be your trailer baby. And ill have to nap until twelve, put aside a little weed and a few drinks and shower again ....using my phone for light my tippy toes. my...
    justtellinthetruth justtellinthetruth 18-21, F 6 days ago

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