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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...
    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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    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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    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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    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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    After a tip from a friend on here, I signed up for the Explore More Summit, "an unprecedented event: intimate interviews with 30 of the world's leading experts in relationships...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I saw a post. it said you ever think and wonder when is it my turn to be happy. the answer is yes. i wonder this every single day. I wonder when do I get to be happy. But that's...
    ashlenamya66359 ashlenamya66359 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    by improve i mean reduce my presence. starting today i am only letting myself on here every other week. that way my overwrought prose and doggrel poems shall not spam. good...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    1. I do not believe I will finish this. 2. I am 5'2" AND THREE QUARTERS. 3. I really speak out when something feels wrong to me. 4. I'm an 'INFJ' 5. I believe looking at the world...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to kiss you.... I wish to. I yearn for the press of your lips against mine once more. The soft allure of skin on skin. The dance of passionate love molding and caressing...
    TonyaJace TonyaJace 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Blinded by desire. .. A passion so deep that once burned through. .. I never wanted to face your words were untrue. .. But,time has passed and I see clearly all your deceitful ways...
    lovelee83 lovelee83 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    The cars and the car culture of the 1960's. Never anything like it before nor since. Modern cars are safer and maybe better, but the car culture that was then will never be again...
    RealMustangGuy RealMustangGuy 51-55, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I never want to have children. For some people it seems like an impossible concept that a female does not to mother children. It is an individual choice, some women want to have...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    2/1/2016 JKY classic white briefs.
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A special place for you and meAn undying bond to guide us freeLoneliness blocking the dayOur Love lighting the wayYour gentle touchYour smiling faceThere is no cornerNo dark...
    xal13 xal13 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The piano is one of the most beautiful and heart-wrenching instruments in the whole of the world. There are some classical pieces which really pull on my heart strings just because...
    QueenBrooke QueenBrooke 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I absolutely love Leslie Caron films, cheesy I know....but there is something I like about her and how classic her films are.
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    So I just read this poem by Jo from http://hellopoetry.com/words/141721/menstruation/poems/ and it's so...relatable. Gosh. Hope you don't mind me sharing this poem with others, Jo...
    BloodEpiphone BloodEpiphone 13-15, F a week ago

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    Here's how to spot it!1. You feel on-edge around this person, but you still want them to like you. You find yourself writing off most of their questionable behavior as accidental...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Tales of a hormonal woman pt 2: I want to feel a trail of kisses, I want to be adored, admired. ..told I'm beautiful ...kissed like it's always the last kiss...have my hair brushed...
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I think Shock with Vincent Price Is understated and enjoyable. It's not a classic but I was surprised at how much I liked it. If you ever chance across it I implore you to let it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #27 Somebody To Love Jefferson Airplane When the truth is found to be lies And all the joy within you dies Don't you want somebody to love, don't you Need...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #25 Miracles Jefferson Starship If only you believe like I believe, baby We'd get by If only you believe in miracles, baby So would i If only you believe...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #24 Runaway Jefferson Starship You don't know how much I love you But I love you like the sun I'd like to put my arms around you And we could run run run...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #23 Here is a song from Stevie Nick's solo career Stevie Nicks and Don Henley (one of her flames) Leather and Lace Is love so fragile And the heart so...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    I played flute for 8 or 9 years now and I really enjoy classical music. The latest song I've found that I really like is Lacrimaosa. I really like classic music with Latin lyrics...
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Yes, honey. EXPLORE every bits of me. I'll give you anything you like.
    22Nm 22Nm 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I don't know why, but I am really attracted to Austria. I did go there once, and I loved the mountains so much, I could stay for ever! Austria also has an interesting culture, and...
    GentleReader GentleReader 13-15, M Jan 26

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    Without a doubt THE most romantic song of all time is Let's Stay Together by Al Green, in my opinion. To me, the song is immaculate. It's perfect. It's not close to perfect, it's...
    DIlchotome DIlchotome 18-21, M Jan 24

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    I'm 14 I live in Asia I love reading books I write poems I hate geometry I like ice cream cakes I'm a Pisces I want to go to Europe I am really shy I wear glasses I love eating...
    DaleTheBookWorm DaleTheBookWorm 13-15, F Jan 24

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    I am trapped. Well, actually I'm not. I have an amazing life. The best friends anyone could ever ask for. A family that drive me loca, like, literally! But I love with them with...
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    There is ever a sentimental prize in doing the inspired good. Having read Letters of my President, Great Grand Father Louis Borno, Great and Good Friend is a classic Title of...
    Grandmere60 Grandmere60 56-60, F Jan 23

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    I love it truly does help me explore and express my sexuality
    babyboy2887 babyboy2887 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I do like how I can explore my dirty desires.. and see that other people enjoy them also...
    marriedguy67 marriedguy67 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I want a 64' impala Light Green
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M Jan 22

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #16 *not really considered classic rock in the true sense due to the jazz. Glenn Frey You Belong To The City The sun goes down, the night rolls in You can...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    I just thought about something of how I feel. I look upon the blue sky of clouds, I see heaven. A heaven of my own that I can feel. I feel freedom from all the pain and sacrifice...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F Jan 21

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