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    Langston Hughes

          Let America be America Again Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free. (America never was America to me.) Let America be the dream the...
    JennaTalia JennaTalia 18-21, F Jul 21, 2009

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    Quentin Huff

    Deeper He poured it in her ear, the idea of him on top, slowing time down to enter her, convincing her that everything would stay between them, with his back to the air and her bottom on the mattress, their motions surrounded by the smell of love and fabric softener...
    JennaTalia JennaTalia 18-21, F Jul 10, 2009

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    Sara Teasdale

    The Kiss I hoped that he would love me, And he has kissed my mouth, But I am like a stricken bird That cannot reach the south. For though I know he loves me, To-night my heart is sad; His kiss was not so wonderful As all the dreams I had.
    JennaTalia JennaTalia 18-21, F Jul 10, 2009

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    Edgar Allen Poe

    Annabel Lee It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee; And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me. I was a child and she was a child, In this...
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    Robert Frost

    The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better...
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    T. E. Ballard

    The Sweet Sound Of Bees Could you love a bee that buzzed, tickled your ear, brought tiny legs up to lips, while amber honey dripped down your breast? And if he followed it there carried it down to the place where you open like flowers, clear petals. If wings grew...
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    Lewis Carroll

      You Are Old Father William  "You are old, father William," the young man said, "And your hair has become very white; And yet you incessantly stand on your head -- Do you think, at your age, it is right? "In my youth," father...
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    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    The Rainy Day Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The day is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains, and the wind is never weary; The vine still clings to the moldering wall, But at every gust the dead leaves fall, And the day is dark and dreary. My life is cold, and dark, and...
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    1. I love music, specially Trance music, PsyTrance,TechTrance, Uplifting Trance and Progressive, Trance music is my life, when I listen to trance music I have a serious connection...
    anjunayorch anjunayorch 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    So far, I have written seven poems, ten short stories and six essays. Out of these, nearly half have been published in one form or another.
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 8 hrs ago

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    A Bit About Me 1. Name? Robert....named after no one but the wind 2. Male or female? Male 3. Were you named after anyone? Ooops...see above 4. Does your name mean anything? It...
    zax2 zax2 51-55, M 13 hrs ago

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    This was for an old friend who was suffering from depression. I change the she to they/their so now it can be for everyone. There is always someone who will care if you just voice...
    Daniellevn Daniellevn 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    Am I driving to, around or from the nasty storm? Lightning flashes furiously and heavy rain downpours. My truck is slow at the best of times, but when the skies darken they...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Peaks and valleys. Swerves and curves. Soft skin. Plush to the touch. Slinky movements. Sweet aggression. Loud expressions. Yeah-- I want to explore all of that.
    ButterflyKissesz ButterflyKissesz 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    There is no meI am multitudeI think I have been trying to fool myself with the idea that I can uncover the real me. That if I delve deep enough, explore long enough, that I will...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 1 day ago

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    I've found that listening to really upbeat music, like pop, and stuff, makes my anxiety worse, and I always used to listen to it when I felt an anxiety attack coming along, and it...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Seasons Air so cold that I can see my breath Hiding under layers of blankets and clothes to stay to stay warm The beauty of the icicles hanging off the trees after a fresh...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I do like writing, but one of my friends said they wrote this poem and I liked it and the message or idea I get from it and she said I could post it because I wanted to share it...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    The End... As the room grows quiet My vision closes in My heart starts pounding As I dream of the end The end of the life I wanted The end of the end The end of everything happy...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    THIS IS NOT CLASSIC ROCK. Gogol Bordello, Supertheory of Supereverything
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Someday you'll miss me like I missed you, Someday you'll cry For me like I cried for you, Someday you'll want me back like I Wanted you, Someday you'll understand why you broke my...
    l1skub4n l1skub4n 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    THIS IS NOT CLASSIC ROCK Goran Bregovic KALASHNIKOV
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    ENTJ ENTJ From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the Myers-Briggs personality type. For the Socionics ENTJ, see Logical Intuitive Extrovert. ENTJ...
    StarAngels StarAngels 46-50, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Everyone wants to be the next Steve jobs The next Jony IVe The next MLK, the next Obama But we fail to realize that life will not just magically put you in the success of these...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 13-15, F a week ago

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    "Poetry is thoughts that breathe and words that burn" "Without struggle, there is no progress" "I turn people into poetry. I dont mean to, it just happens. One day, youre just a...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    LIFE ON MARS? SINGLE IS 42 TODAY As I ask you to focus on... David Bowie's Life On Mars single was released forty two years ago today in the UK. (June 22nd, 1973) Though taken from...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Dear Earth, Allow me to make love to your every contour. Teach me the languages of your every breath. Tell me your secrets, discoveries, thoughts. I want to submerge into the...
    Shandesu Shandesu 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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    I like heavy metal but Origins of heavy metal routs is classical.
    LoyaltynTrust93 LoyaltynTrust93 18-21, M Jun 21

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    Dad and me at a Classic Car show in Destin Florida!!!!!!
    JennyTom JennyTom 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 21

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    The Author Say what you want to me, be who you want to be Cause I know in time you'll see The things that you want to say The games that you want to play That only time will...
    zehero zehero 22-25, M Jun 20

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    Mother, I'm doing something right. Against teenage angst And my birth rights Your a villain in my kingdom of soul You blasphemed my poems and bond with its pull Your daughter...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 18-21, F Jun 20

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    MAYBE Come into my shadows and linger on. Whisper a lie and maybe I'll fall. It's okay. I know I've loved I'll smell the past and hold on. Cross your fingers and maybe I'll crawl...
    Unknown3103 Unknown3103 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I will ALWAYS love my Rock N Roll!! Old school 80's cd. Lmao! Love classic Stones, Joplin, Hendricks, Floyd & Zeppelin too!
    2bMeAgain 2bMeAgain 41-45 1 Response Jun 19

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    I just hate it when people at school blast really loud rap, screamo or pop :/ it either bored me or makes me wanna walk out. I prefer operas or the classics. Maybe disney, if I'm...
    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle 13-15, F Jun 19

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    Don't get me wrong i pretty like to have more girl friends than boys but honestly i want a straight boy who wanted me to be his best friend or a close friend and vice versa. I'm...
    ritztwain ritztwain 18-21, M Jun 18

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    Daydream delusion Limousine Eyelash Oh, baby with your pretty face Drop a tear in my wineglass Look at those big eyes See what you mean to me Sweet cakes and milkshakes I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 18

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    Note to self: Listening to classical music will calm your nerves; however, listening too long will put you to sleep at your desk...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 17

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    Not all of it, but reading the classics with the perspective of age makes me appreciate them far more than when they rammed down my throat at school.
    johnnyninenine johnnyninenine 46-50, M Jun 16

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    well I'm bisexual and of to college can't wait to "explore" I herd collage guys and girls are hot
    thelittlekidindiapers thelittlekidindiapers 13-15, M Jun 15

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