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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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    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...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I first spotted you from the back of the class wearing a smile, wearing a mask I became closer I considered you a friend but I still sometimes saw you wearing the mask It would...
    gothboy145 gothboy145 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Attention please! Attention please! 'Attention please! Attention please! Don't dare to talk! Don't dare to sneeze! Don't doze or daydream! Stay awake! Your health, your very life...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Jul 23

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    I once saw a boy on the train with Muddy brown hair and eyes so blue, they put the sky to shame And I wondered what his life was like. I wondered if he was in love or out of...
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    --the Sleep-- The time It fades into nothingness... I stare at my ceiling, Watching glowing stars spin. I hear the clock tick, Will that be the only thing to exist In the world's...
    NearAsFarCanBe NearAsFarCanBe 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    --the Dream-- Silver blue gift Drowns far down stream Just out of reach... My fingertips brush The tiny gold pebbles That pour from the cavity in my chest; And I'm falling...
    NearAsFarCanBe NearAsFarCanBe 13-15, F Jul 20

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    Human Life’s Mystery by Elizabeth Barrett Browning We sow the glebe, we reap the corn, We build the house where we may rest, And then, at moments, suddenly, We look up to the...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Jul 21

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    I put all of my poetry on my blog: www.punkrockpericaliya.wordpress.com if anyone would like to read :)
    PairOfTrees PairOfTrees 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Friendship is what holds people together Without it a soul will easily fall But finding the right companion to share your happiness with Isnt always easily done People have come...
    SingItForTheKids SingItForTheKids 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Drifting by Kit McCallum I sometimes find I'm drifting Through this life without effect; I often wonder if I'm truly Worth what I've been blessed. I search through days that have...
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F Jul 26

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    Out where the stones lay like bones by the ocean Out where the waves crash contempt on the land Someone was trembling for fear of the tempest Somebody silently reached for their...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M Jul 27

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    Left brain, Think Straight. It’s not within my capacity when she’s around; and I wonder why my thoughts are so acidly when it was by myself that I was bound and left to drown...
    unveiling unveiling 16-17, M Aug 2

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    "One day, whether you are 14 28 or 65 You will stumble upon someone who will start a fire in that you that cannot die. However, the saddest, most awful truth you will ever...
    MacabreCannibal MacabreCannibal 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Does anyone else listen to classical music on a daily basis or is it just me? Lol. Camille Saint-Saens and Dvorak are my favorites by the way.
    OutOfSight23 OutOfSight23 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Hello, I would like to do more and explore things. In order to do that company is probably necessary for me. I am somewhat cultured, intellectual and retiring. I am a recent...
    666obviously 666obviously 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    i want to explore new places, i like traveling, i was usually thinking about travelling to new places since my childhood,i prefer to be friendly with foreign people and make...
    Emmajasonn Emmajasonn 18-21, F 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm a classically trained violinist, so loving classical music is logical. I've played since age 8 and I'm 35 now. Studied at the Conservatory of Music and I am a instrumental...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Deciding to get into classic Doctor Who is probably the best decision I've ever made as a Whovian. I know that there are some people out there who are skeptical to the classics...
    anonymuscrat anonymuscrat 18-21, F Jul 23

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    ive started realizing i really havent explored myself nearly enough. i suppose ive explored a bit more than the average person. still its not enough for me. i want to know ive...
    000SadisticBitch000 000SadisticBitch000 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I always liked music of any kind. My favorite music is classical because it's symphonies is very instrumental, and they use the instruments that make the most beautiful sounds. My...
    juju786 juju786 22-25, M Jul 26

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    What Classic Novel Describes Your Life? http://www.playbuzz.com/jonb10/what-classic-novel-describes-your-life Created By Jon Bumpus on July 31, 2014 F. Scott Fitzgerald's The...
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    When I say I love classic movies I mean I love classic movies lol
    AustinLol69 AustinLol69 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I very much enjoy Classical Music. I know it sounds so out "lame" to some but there is nothing I enjoy more then taking a nice long bath and listening to some classical music, or...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F Jul 27

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    I am officially published, for those of you who are interested! You can get my stuff here: http://etsy.com/shop/PoemsandJunk
    lalalapolkadotsmmbop lalalapolkadotsmmbop 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I love the emotions poems put out there
    just0lexi just0lexi 13-15, F Jul 25

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    Please tell me what you think about these poems I wrote 1). Tell me why you choose me instead of any other soul Tell me why I miss you as soon as you then and go Tell me why...
    DubstepManiac12 DubstepManiac12 13-15, M Jul 31

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    "my love my love" iv written a thousand love letters to you with my fingers on your bare skin written a thousand love poems to you with my lips caressing an epic love story with...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 11

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    I love to find places to explore! From abandon buildings, dirt roads, to garbage piles. It's all cool to explore.
    bret18 bret18 18-21, M Jul 24

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    One of the great discoveries for me and my husband in the realm of classical music (which we both love) was the playing of the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould, especially Bach. His...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F 6 days ago

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    Just so there's no confusion: I'm a single male in my early 30s, NOT looking for a relationship, online or otherwise. Not why I'm here. My profile (stories, photo albums, etc...
    redbeard83 redbeard83 31-35, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    i LOVEEE classic rock. that is music to my ears. anything from late 50s-early 90s. soooo GNR, The Beatles, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Scorpions, Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys, AC/DC...
    HPF8 HPF8 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 23

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    Legend of dragoon is a game I believe is a classic but there are some older games as well and some ps2 games as well
    ianbr3 ianbr3 13-15, M Jul 29

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    This is one of many pictures of this abandoned military base that's near by my house. Some parts are blocked off. But they have missile silos and there are even tunnels. I've only...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    From a very young age I like, no I love classical music. For example music by Beethoven (the 9th Symphony), or Rossini (Figaro). Or the fairytale in Music by Prokoviev: Peter and...
    Photosebastian Photosebastian 41-45, M Aug 6

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    'Roman Holiday' Watching black and white classic movies at a Sunday lunch has a certain old world charm to it!
    atikin atikin 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Two Brando classics on TCM today, The musical Guys and Dolls plus On The Waterfront.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I have come to the conclusion that this will never be mine....Oh, I'll find it. I have found it several times before....but it was never mine to keep. Never mine to hold. Dreams...
    LesbianBlue LesbianBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Since recognizing certain feminine feelings and urges about 10 years ago, I have been on a mission to learn more about my feminine side! From underdressing in bra and panties...
    DonnaSue10 DonnaSue10 66-70, M Aug 10

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    S.A.G.E. Test Results Your Raw Score is: 395, which indicates that overall you are Androgynous Your appearance is Feminine Your brain processes are mostly that of a Androgynous...
    teawithharry teawithharry 18-21, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    No matter what you say No matter what you do I'll always and forever want you I want you by my side Ohh never say goodbye You always make me feel so high (Copyright© 2014)
    teenwolf360 teenwolf360 13-15, F Jul 20

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    Secrets lying in the past, Waiting to be released quite so fast. Whispering, curling, singing a tune, Dancing around and waiting for you. Secrets secrets are no fun, Secrets...
    Starkillera Starkillera 22-25, F Jul 24