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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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    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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    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.
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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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    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...
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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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    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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    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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    I Could Write 1000 Poems-----I could write 1000 poemsSonnets one and all.But it wouldn't be enough, my dear.In my attempt I’d fall.I’d fall in letting you know.How...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Best Movie Channel Around. Hi,Amigos, Are you bored with movies that look great on screen with many technical effects but seem to lack intellectual content? Well,TCM may be what...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 1 Response May 15

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    I don't know if it is because I attended a school in the UK where we were taught Dickens, Chaucer and Steinbeck like gospel, but I really have a passion for the classics, in...
    amazingamelia amazingamelia 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    These are over 100 instrumentals I favor. I, believe it or not, am not listing all of my favorite instrumentals. There are some songs that I think will be completely obvious how...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 13

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    One of favorite and fondest experiences was when I was about 11 or 12. My mom and dad were having some marital problems because my dad was gone all the time. So my mother and I...
    shampoogirl2 shampoogirl2 41-45, T 5 Responses May 15

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    My favorite music is classic rock (Rolling Stones, Beatles, Pink Floyd, The Who, Led Zeppelin, CCR, etc.). I also love classic country (Merle Haggard, George Jones, Willie Nelson...
    barnesjohn67 barnesjohn67 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    This is one of my poems I wrote this past year
    kayegela kayegela 31-35, F May 21

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    I think I write poems but I'm not sure...
    N1n74 N1n74 22-25, F May 21

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    I used to be really really good at writing poems. It used to help me.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F May 23

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    so many romantic n caring poems to read to make u think of loved ones
    atomicbombastar atomicbombastar 26-30, M May 24

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    "There will come soft rains and the smell of the ground, And swallows circling with their shimmering sound; And frogs in the pools singing at night, And wild plum trees in...
    TigeroftheOcean TigeroftheOcean 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    As of today, I'm so incredibly bored and just frustrated with my life!! I feel like I need to get away from the small town I live in and just go explore, get a job, meet new faces...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I grew up watching game shows. My favorite ones back then were Joker's Wild, Tic Tac Dough, The Gong Show, Name That Tune, Bullseye, Family Feud, $25,000 Pyramid, Dating Game...
    Sonicblu Sonicblu 41-45, M May 11

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    Any girls like classics especially Americans
    lukeyboy71 lukeyboy71 18-21, M May 22

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    You deserve to Know "What does the Quran say about #Jesus?"( 116 ) And [beware the Day] when Allah will say, "O Jesus, Son of Mary, did you say to the people, 'Take me and my...
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F 1 Response May 24

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    I listen to a lot of classical music. It makes me feel like I'm full of energy, it helps me control my emotions and physical pain. It makes me feel immortal. Is that weird?
    magicduck magicduck 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Classic rock and the best guitar player of all time the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn. I only live 21 miles from where he grew up at I even know where his child home is in Oak...
    Gconcrete Gconcrete 51-55, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    Classic Rock is one of my favorite genres, I think we were always supposed to find each other. Even though it wasn't what I predominantly grew up listening to. A lot of the artist...
    sicksadworldx sicksadworldx 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Classical music (mostly 1600-1950) is my most listened to genre. It is for me the best genre by far. On one hand I wish more people my age appreciated it, but on the other I am...
    RoryB01 RoryB01 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm that girl in university who blasts 5 hours worth of Mozart while doing work or studying. Luckily no one is bothered by it. In fact, my floor mates think it's cool and cute that...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been listening to a sweet classical music mix most of today, and it's made doing the housework much more pleasant! I might cook dinner to the lovely melodies, too. It's great...
    fairynights fairynights 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    How You Feel I don't understand why your constantly on my mind. You bring me hope into my life every time we talk. I try to stop looking for you, I don't know how you feel me about...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F May 8

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    Starting Over Through it all I've started over regardless of all the doubts that were in my mind. I wanted to believe this will change. Million of times I've trip over your love...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F May 14

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    Ok, I actually did this: 1. I'm from an indian background 2. im 5'11, I wish i was just one inch taller so i could say I'm 6' 3. i look like I'm 14 4. i weigh 137 5. I'm worried...
    Zaxel Zaxel 18-21, M 7 Responses May 23

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    "For what it's worth...it's never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F May 4

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    1) I want to meet someone (male) that think like I do. Have a lot in common. Out of the ordinary. 2) I want to have 1 on 1 conversations. Thinking and critically thinking...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response May 4

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    I don't really have anyone to share these with. I have friends but I don't really want to impose on them to read the stuff I'm writing. That's my problem, I don't like imposing...
    mycatmika mycatmika 16-17, F May 21

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    I want to be in love. Always have. I would love nothing more than to find that special guy that will sit out in my car with me late at night, and listen to classic rock till dawn...
    MuscleCarBabe69 MuscleCarBabe69 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24

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    I Will Write No More of Love---- A re-post, from a time in 2013 that I almost left here. But back then, there was such an outpouring of love and caring that I stayed. In a...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 5 Responses May 3

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    Time You were the one I wanted most to stay. But time could not be kept at bay The more it goes, the more it's gone- the more it takes away.
    mindstruggle mindstruggle 22-25, F 3 Responses May 6

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    Memories of you. I think our first kiss. Our first I love you. Beautiful like a rainbow in the sky, or fire works in Fourth of July. It's such a wonderful feeling. How do I know...
    Natashxxs Natashxxs 31-35, F 1 Response May 6

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    I just wrote this up, needed to get something off my chest. Before I trash it, does it look good to you guys? (it's a concrete so it doesn't rhyme. its more of a poetry slam type...
    Jamal1234567 Jamal1234567 16-17, M 1 Response May 13

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    I shouldn't touch you Because I'll want you But I can't have you Because, to them, you'll always be true You won't start new We will never be two No matter what we do...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 2 Responses May 13

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    (i was in the bus bored out of my mind so i wrote a new age poem for the next generation :)-Whph (wifi)- Work hard play hard/ Snort up that internet connection/ Shoot it up your my...