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    Every second without you is torture,

    I want you. I'm not alive if your not here with me. I go crazy when I don't see or hear from you. I know that I'm strung out, but everything is so hazy. My friends gives me a million reasons why to give you up, but I just don't care. I can't imagine life without you. You tell me...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    No Experience- Jeremy Witte Well she has no

    experience… But she drove across country. Just developed though she studies university. I doubt she is innocent, as she would assert. Treating men like dirt, & “meet all sorts” within her work. Yet I suspect she wants respect, when she sets the pattern of neglect. Though I...
    poiema poiema 36-40, M 5 days ago

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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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    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 15 Responses Nov 3, 2012

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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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    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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    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 23 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    I've written the largest collection of poetry

    ever published in the history of literature. A lot of it is terribly dark, and a lot of it is amazingly light. PLEASE support by writing a review, or getting the download here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00T0UDCUQ
    AaronLA AaronLA 31-35, M Feb 15

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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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    This poem is for me,

    and anyone else who suffers from a physical disability or mental illness. "I’m really not feeling that great, Every day I have no idea of my fate. I try to embrace all that I have in my life, Through whatever is to be my strife. But the pains in my brain, No one can see...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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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 13 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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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 10 Responses Jun 16, 2014

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    My arms are chained, my legs are chained,

    mind is useless he won't tell. I hear a giggle deep inside, is it my soul dancing 'round or yet another broken memory? Have I seen my own eyes for who they really are, Have I ever talked so true that my voice starts to tremble? Is there a man in this world who can say...
    dahilia dahilia 18-21, F 13 hrs 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 11 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    I get addicted so easily,

    can't even try to resist I'll just cease and then give, all my flesh and my soul 'cause the only real matter is ''am I prepared to go?'' just by walking with death all that pleasure is achieved only one who has gone so far can know what it means to be in peace with the self and...
    DrustvoEffugio DrustvoEffugio 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    "Cause baby you are The love of my life And i

    want you to be With me eternally.. Cause baby you are The one that i need To be my wifee For the rest of my lifeee" Kinda made that under the shower and imagined it in a south african accent.. Tell me what you think please, cheers.
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M Jan 31

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    Meditation with me, Face to face Heart to heart.

    See soul through the eyes Passion depression Faith principle Virtue kindness. Remote past Forever exist Silent space companies with us Whenever we come Whatever we do Wherever we go.
    veganmeditates veganmeditates 41-45, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    The Fear of Failure Failure is something

    that was taught to be feared. It brings shame, humiliation upon our glorious name. We’ll be conformed to stupidity and qualities of the looser. And success will fall through our fingers. How could failure help us flourish? As we look down our noses in disapproval of...
    WinterWisper WinterWisper 22-25 1 Response Feb 9

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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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    Upon this paper, I lament,

    the pieces I’ve given, the hate I’ve spent. Emptiness, my hollow breath, the life was taken, and given was death. Farewell, flightless dove, found was my hell, lost was my love. Fractured eyes, broken tears, bleeding heart, these pencil smears.
    LovingDead LovingDead 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    It's truly sad, all I put on my pad is

    depressing notes About how bad I want to slit my own throat Well not exactly but you get the gist Maybe that's why I wake up pissed Knowing I'm still breathing Be happy? Keep dreaming Dark n depressed Angry n obsessed with death Hoping next time I go to sleep, it's my last...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M a week ago

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    Still Here It was time

    for you to journey home. Now look down on me and smile. I want to make you so proud of me But I'll need help for little while My life now is changing every day. As I work to be a better man. I follow the paths you've paved for me And I'm doing the best I can. Life can be hard...
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 6 Responses Jul 13, 2013

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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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    Your Cigarettes Burn The car slightly more

    comfortable Than Other Luxury Cars Two Tickets To Waiting For Godot You Said You Liked Beckett I Preferred Ibsen You're An Old Romantic Silver Blonde Hair That Falls On Your Back Manly While I Cut My Hair Short Dark Blue You Tell Me We're Going To Shanghai Soon Tonight's Our...
    Gabster27 Gabster27 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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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 14 Responses Sep 5, 2012

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    "renew the life fulfilled" the spring day

    so longed for its crisp sunlight such deep reflection of joy its warm breeze so like a gentle kiss from a lover so full of promise and possibility this spring day so long dreamed of in the winter what laughter this day holds what adventures with friends what beautiful moment...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 2 Responses Feb 16

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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 17 Responses Feb 11, 2014

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    Edited Version: Her paper heart plays a

    colorless sound A monochrome tune that buzzes in ears It broadcasts through spines and sends secret signals To pacify brains and numb the fears Of peering eyes in unseen corners Where simpering chops feign candid words She knows the real monsters lie between paragraphs So she...
    MermaidCurry MermaidCurry 18-21, F Feb 18

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    In the darkness, in the flooded emotions,

    numb to the pain, I had a heart, its been broken down, I've lost myself, impossible of being found, since that fearful day, I've grown further and further away, but I learn to have acceptance, avoiding obstacles of influence, risky risks, just by falling raindrops on my skin, I...
    kaskren kaskren 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    "fragments" fondly the fragments of childhood

    memory gathered a smile so decorated with sweet sunshine of summer day a carefree moment of pure abandon where the world seemed endless where possibility boundless seems so far away from the bed you lay in its night in this moment of your remembering but you can still feel the...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 5 days ago

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    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 15 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    Don't know im talking ,

    I know no one can hear me I could stand in front of you and you still wouldn't see me there I could hit you as hard as I can but you'll never feel me So I hate you or I pretend to cause I can't afford to love you
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M Feb 6

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    the change of normal to torment the relaxation

    to hate and anger being falling into a pit of darkness on moment you are watching tv the next you see blood in your body it is a cycle that has no end light is turned into darkness love into pain and drought hate into self loathe there is no escape.
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M Feb 8

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    why am i so angry to the things i cannot change

    i'm a devil in my head but still an angel in my faith i am everything in nothing and yet something very bright casting my own heartless shadows with a blinding ever light i'm confused and yet bewildered with the man that i can be yet the hatred is a seething that has...
    ellision13 ellision13 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 13

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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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    Friendship

    In times of trouble when all the lights go out and the suns replaced by night when everything has all gone wrong when once it was so right when the smiles of happiness disappear in place you shed some tears when you were once strong, bold as brass, you now are faced with...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 13 Responses Oct 11, 2007

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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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    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 13 Responses Apr 4, 2012

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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 16 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    oh how I loathe my solitude how I wish I had

    some body to hug and protect but I am the only reject why dose fate chose to humiliate why does it makes me feel pain how come my Destiny is only death. as it seems to be the only answer I see couples in love my heart aches to this sight I am alone 14 days of solitude cupid...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 6

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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.
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 16 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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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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    life is a choice. who ever is breathing they

    can take why did I thought death was the answer? why did I pray for God to destroy this world? thinking death was the answer. well my lonly and pathetic heart (must be to ugly and broken for any one to hold) he wanted to stop. my body was giving up. my strength was drowning. ahh...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M Feb 13

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    there is a monster in me hidden in the

    smiles in all the frowns and in the cries I am afraid that one day it will escape forsed into a prison of words a boy changed into a man heartless and cold evil and hard to control a man who is as lifeless as he is loveless with a grin in his face and two fingers up he says f...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Spring Melody Sunshine my warm hearted

    fair-weather friend, Thank you for spring buds you so gently tend. Through the long winter, I waited for you To wake sleeping angels and make them new. Slowly they rise, like Venus from the sea A million angels singing winters last eulogy. Hidden hearts lured by your springtime...
    Amillionstars Amillionstars 36-40 2 Responses Jan 27

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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 12 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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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 3 Responses Jun 26, 2013

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    ~ sleepless nights ~ I lay here awake with a

    pain I can't seem to shake It gets worse and worse as the night goes by sometimes it hurts so much I just want to cry I’m exhausted, weak it wont let me sleep no matter how hard I try I’m often left sitting there, wondering why It’s almost morning, and i’m still...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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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 17 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    "winter holds her" winter holds her barren

    with beauty's decay she gives silent flowers of the mind to the cold wind that transports them like dreams into the distant landscape she gives her soft heart to the falling snow which transpires like a whisper flowing down to melt on soft ground like a passage of the nights...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 3 days ago

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