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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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    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...
    JennaTalia JennaTalia 18-21, F Jul 10, 2009

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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...
    JennaTalia JennaTalia 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10, 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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    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...
    JennaTalia JennaTalia 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2009

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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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    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...
    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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    Why do I read classical literature? Because this amorphous blob of bone and flesh and synapse that we all call 'me' is not made just of the stuff of our days. Because we carry...
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    With this new year I have decided to start this new blog. One which I hope will be around for many more years to come. Thank you all for your support, and for being a member of...
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    With this new year I have decided to start this new blog. One which I hope will be around for many more years to come. Thank you all for your support, and for being a member of...
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    And so we explored one another, the shallow stream of a mouth, the small range of a hip, our bodies entangled and vast, like thick rolling woodlands. Like tourists in a foreign...
    Sinamengirl Sinamengirl 46-50, F Jan 6

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    I'm a poetic, but lately I haven't had anything to really write about. It's been a while. I have a total of at least 200-300 poems. Some are very personal, and deep. Most are...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love my wife of 14 years and love exploring new things with her. We have been trading hot stories for years to turn each other on during sex. Over this time she has admitted a...
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    So my cable company has all these music channels and I've been playing the "Light Classical" channel while in bed at night because we have an almost two week old baby and thought...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M Jan 9

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    This is quite new experience for me as for most of my middle-aged life i was just the same like others, thinking that classical music is boring and impossible to "understand" or...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Does anyone have any good poems they have written? I really need one
    tbhstephanie13 tbhstephanie13 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Does anyone have any good poems they have written? I really need one
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    Does anyone have any good poems they have written? I really need one
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    Does anyone have any good poems they have written? I really need one
    tbhstephanie13 tbhstephanie13 13-15, F Jan 13

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    People call me a nerd for making poems. They would either steal my paper from me or pour water on my desk. Those acts don't stop me from writing though
    SweeterThanToblerone SweeterThanToblerone 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I decided to go back to writing poems again.....and started writing some songs, as well....I lost my reason of why I stopped because it's probably repressed ...but anyway...yea
    HumanError31 HumanError31 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    I like all classic rock and metal if anyone likes any of those listen to alice n chains rooster
    haydenpratt haydenpratt 13-15, M Jan 3

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    I'm looking for someone who's very passionate about classical music
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I also have enjoyed listening to classical music. It's soothing, I think.
    lovecraft21390 lovecraft21390 22-25, M Jan 18

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    http://youtu.be/CcflwUYYoXk This is one of my favourite pieces of music. So beautiful, emotive... Just perfect in every way. An intense journey... Every instrument resonating...
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    To all the classic car fans check this out! I seen this the other day
    sabresfan2010 sabresfan2010 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, situated at the foot of the famous Big Wild Goose Pagoda, south of Daci’en Temple, is the largest theme plaza about Tang Dynasty culture in...
    mychinatour mychinatour 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Hey. If anyone shares the same interests that i'm about to post about, feel free to talk to me. :) 1. My name is LisaMarie - but people usually just call me Lisa instead. 2. I...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24

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    Want you, want you, you, you, Doesn't matter that you're not here, I forgive all the silences. I want you, I don't care, I know you'll disappoint, I'm a willing captive, Why fight...
    1nicecharmer 1nicecharmer 22-25, M a week ago

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    1. I play guitar and piano 2. I can read Russian 3. I speak 3 languages at the moment and I'm learning the 4th 4. I'm a college student (political science) 5. I want to be a...
    styxc styxc 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    I didn't know you wanted me; I didn't know you cared; but when you said I haunted you, that's when I was scared. I hadn't thought of you that way. I thought we were just friends...
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    So I thought about it and figured I should write a rap song. This one I'm really proud of because I think I got my message across. Well tell me your favorite verse after! I wrote...
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    tears that pore from her darkened eyes, dampening her fare skin and they slither down leaving their trail set a blaze. Leaving festering welts, damaging her beauty. She wipes her...
    MermaidTripp MermaidTripp 18-21, F Jan 1

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    Everyone wants sunshine; Nobody wants pain. But you can't have a rainbow without a little rain. :)
    GlitzandGlamber GlitzandGlamber 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    He had.. Bright eyes. Soft hair. White teeth. Dark skin. An.. Alluring voice. Aesthetic body. Infectious laugh. Esoteric mind. He was.. Cut from a different cloth...
    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Rambling Couplets it's too late to make some kind of vow; I've lived my life at random up 'til now. it doesn't seem to cause a special grief, in fact it almost feels like full...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 5

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    That's what I want most in the moment. And I ask myself: Is there anything I should do? Should I wait for this guy? Am I not allowing myself to live a relationship? Being closeted...
    phsmorais phsmorais 18-21 5 Responses Jan 6

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    Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be part of. -Geri Weitzman
    InaamHaq InaamHaq 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    The Cynic Report there is no great Power. there is no great Love. there is no Creator in Heaven above. there is no great Answer. there is no great Truth. there is no great...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 6

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    I want to feel the warmth of another hand holding mine as we walk down the street. I want to have the feeling of butterflies in my stomach when my partner walks through my door. I...
    tormentedinternally tormentedinternally 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    (Part 2) ...Of itself. Every song you hear is about him. You cry every day spent without him. You fade into the background and watch your place be claimed... He's not thing of...
    Chpt16 Chpt16 16-17, M Jan 15

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