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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...
    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have too many irons in the fire . Some to spur and some to quell desire. Some to free my life from certain moorings. Some to land my feet fast on solid flooring. Can I...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I sat with my girlfriends, The Coffee House Divas. Our golden window, to reconnect just before the evening rush hour traffic clears. Making it easier to get back to our respective...
    Strawberrygiggles Strawberrygiggles 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Idk what kind of poem this is, maybe a slam poem? Anyways, I wrote it, and I hope you enjoy it. It may have some errors, as I wrote it just now without correcting it...
    Icrossmyheart Icrossmyheart 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I do like reading other people's poetry and poems and then i take time to write my own as the ideas come to me. Here is a short poem that came to me after reading a poem or two...
    RedEyesBlackDragon RedEyesBlackDragon 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I want to feel alive.... I want to trust someone entirely... I want to laugh..... I want to feel desired.... I want to be completely honest & open..... I want to explore new...
    Curiousmissy Curiousmissy 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To all those write and even like reading poems. Here's a, let's just say, an exclusive post for EP users. This one is going to be up on Wattpad right after. I Can Not Fathom The...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    The perks of being a wallflower. And The Bell Jar. And Paper Towns. And poems of Walt Whitman. This is all true love.
    chocolateisbae chocolateisbae 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I absolutely love classical music. There are both sides to it, emotional pleasure and mathematical pleasure. The only reason I still exist is because of classical music. It never...
    PrestoAgitato PrestoAgitato 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm a musician and I have taken training of classical music for some years.. It makes me feel very calm and awesome, relaxed and stress free whenever I sing classical music...
    loverylend loverylend 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I honestly don't even know why I am writing this. I've never really used writing as an outlet, but then again I don't think I've ever felt this alone. This was my first summer back...
    eshan20 eshan20 18-21, M a week ago

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    Life experiences are like books on a shelf stored and waiting for when you need help; capturing value from what has passed but you'd better learn to read fast since you...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    "I want to explore you. Not just your body, but your mind. I want to feel your thoughts, I want to know what you mentally yearn for. I want to make love to your mind so we can...
    xcrownlessx xcrownlessx 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I write poems from my own life experiences. this one is titled "Fears"   the months have now turned into years your only fear now is that you have no fears for you have conquered...
    rodama1970 rodama1970 41-45, M Jul 21

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    I am on the road for work right now. When I walked into my hotel room, I heard the faint sounds of orchestral music. The little clock radio was on playing the classical station...
    76starships 76starships 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I really want to explore an old complex of buildings near my town. It has been abandoned since 1989, but in 2010 someone bought the area and it's private now. Nothing's actually...
    AccioTea AccioTea 16-17, F Jul 20

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    Here's one of them, any suggestions for a name? : I smile When I know I should cry I quit When I know I should try I leave When I know I should stay I talk When I don't know what...
    Mackenziemeaw Mackenziemeaw 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    1)nature2)beautiful days3)occasional rainy days4)funny movies5)a walk on they levee (lakeside)6)walking the dog7)writing8)painting9)photography10)going to a place I've never been...
    hartinar hartinar 36-40, F Jul 19

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    Hi everyone. I wanted to share my situation and hopefully some of you may be able to help. My wife and I have been married for 16 years, together for 20. We have 3 wonderful...
    Flaguy10 Flaguy10 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I am gloriously 40 next month, genuinely looking forward to it. I also have a 23 year old daughter from a previous (read, teenage fling) relationship. I love my daughter...
    milotank milotank 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I want to be a Police Officer. It's been my dream my whole life. I'm just confused because I want to be a Police Officer and I also want to join Sheriff's Explorers. What I'm...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    neo-classical music is what i like. HOWEVER, unlike a lot of classical music fans, i do not think my tastes are superior to anyone elses. i heavily dislike anyone who is a music...
    gemmed gemmed 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Just some things I have noticed while using this site. 1. I don't know what scripts EP has built into its code, but whenever I use this site, I get huge memory spikes from my...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    The Steeple of Vultures Vultures, vultures come into the light, come gather round creatures of the night. Vultures, vultures everywhere. Everywhere a vulture without a care. Funny...
    zehero zehero 22-25, M Jul 14

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    Continuing the theme of older poems, here's one of my favourites, and one of my few non-rhyming (or at least less-rhyming) poems _ _ _____ _ _ "Eulogy For A Thief" Judge...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    u was awake 2 days i have adhd..i write poems bow
    rickyo777 rickyo777 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Here's what gets me....younger people seem to like classical more than baby boomers. I am a 38 yr old piano teacher so I see both ends of the age spectrum. I really think classical...
    pianodan1976 pianodan1976 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm just admitting to myself what turns me on... help me learn and explore?
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 13

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    fire of fireI'm insecure it's all part of the planin life as in deathI'd rather be burned than living in deathreviverelivelivea brighter dayagain follow Menelausthe tragic...
    sister11 sister11 36-40, F Jul 13

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    I love classical music. My classmates think I'm weird for liking, no I mean loving it. It's been my life. The beauty of the music composed by the great composers of all time is the...
    HeartsBlossoms HeartsBlossoms 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I was asked if I've always written poems and here's one of my older ones. I like this one because it is a double entendre, a poem within a poem. _ _ _____ _ _ "Daylilies...
    RoadPoet RoadPoet 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I guess I have known for a long time that I am bi, but never explored it further. I am realizing how attracted to women I am. I am married to a guy but just looking for someone to...
    tash2 tash2 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    Now that you know, I can’t stand the thought of letting you down But there are so many thoughts swirling in my head I can’t take the sudden bombardment of movement I made—I...
    GirlforGod2 GirlforGod2 13-15 Jul 10

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    Hiranandani glen classic is project of House of Hiranandani is all set to bring to Bengaluru. Hiranandani glen classic 1 2 3 BHK Apartments are available for sale in Hebbal on...
    spaceyard spaceyard 22-25, M Jul 10

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    IMPD Explorer Post #435!!!
    Mikey61899 Mikey61899 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 9

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