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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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    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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    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...
    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...
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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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    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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    have a 30Watt battery life.. Sounds of harmony.. Life goes on... I have been living the same life... It's been four years now.. My 30watt bulb keeps running. . I wonder if life...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    T-2 is a *********** classic!!
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    I write poems from time to time and one I shared with a woman friend. She liked it and expressed the desire to read more, if I had written. Fact is that I have written some erotic...
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    THE PATH ENDS I had always liked to explore, but I had never been here before. I could see some distance ahead to where the path ended, dead. I knew I wasn't far from the shore...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    I need feedback on this story/poem that I wrote for my fiancé ASAP. Thanks! You are a star. Twinkling ever so gently, you bumped into a world of darkness never expecting anything...
    sailorsgf0314 sailorsgf0314 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have written poems since I was a teenager but had a long break from writing them. When I have been in hospital the intense emotions I was feeling allowed me to express myself...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I'm a straight shooter.I tell it like it is and always will. My life is in a state of reconstruction.21 months ago I was on an operating table for over 10 hours.Cancer was being...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Some kinds of poetry are like Thai fruit carving displays for me. It's gorgeous, but I can't eat it. I appreciate it, but don't necessarily understand it. This is a poem that I...
    AlDhari AlDhari 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I am Hispanic, female, 49 years old. On September 2012 started with progressive serious problems in my health. Weakness on my extremities, drastic loss of weight , foot drop...
    Matty65 Matty65 46-50, F Mar 27

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    My favorite music is EDM, Heavy Metal, and Classical/Instrumental for the most part and I really like classical. I would even like to learn to play the cello whenever I have money...
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Tonight I'm going to start deleting poems, rhymes and limericks I have posted that I now find pointless. I'll leave anything with hearts or responses for the time being, but there...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 20

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    I'd like to take this moment to share one of my favorite poems. "Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've...
    joseiGuess joseiGuess 18-21, M Mar 22

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    CHARACTERS these poems are fiction to me; my life's not as bad as you see. some experience shows, otherwise, who knows? it gives me the space to be free. characters often use the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 25

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    I've been thinking a great deal about the boundaries we set in a relationship early on. We say and do things that clearly set our own personal boundaries.....but, often these aren...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like to write poetry. I write with pen and ink. There is a problem though. My poems usually stink.
    DonnaDomm DonnaDomm 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This book is on Amazon for £4.95 $7.95 €5.95 it's a selection of poems written by my grandpa through out his life the book is called 'the merry go round' the first poem in the...
    polarbearlove polarbearlove 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I lost the love of my life eleven years ago this year. Since she's been gone I write poems for her, to her and about her. I will always love her. FAILED: by Paul At last when I...
    Nottheapostle Nottheapostle 56-60 1 day ago

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    I've always figured I was straight, but recently I'm craving to explore another woman's body and to have another woman explore mine...
    evlar2491 evlar2491 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Moving to Japan in two weeks. I can't wait to explore this new adventure...After Japan, I think Singapore will be the next explore.
    nikkiluv87 nikkiluv87 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    I love movies like catch a thief, vertigo, rear Window, gone with wins, cat on hot tin roof, affair to remember,rebel without a cause, breakfast at tiffanys, cowboy. So many...
    Awesomegal81 Awesomegal81 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    My favorite instrument, although am not so good at playing it, but once I hear that beautiful tune in my dreams, or in reality, I feel like the crucial universe has changed, and it...
    DawnSahour DawnSahour 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I love classical music because it lets you feel very calm .
    antiflag477 antiflag477 26-30, M Mar 31

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    I grew up in Kiss when I was younger , here I was this little guy watching Gene S. Blew fire out his mouth. Plus there was 3 other guys all with make up on their faces. I wasn't...
    Keith875 Keith875 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Everyone in my school is always playing those annoying pop songs that play on the radio 24/7. What gets me through the hallways of my school are my earphones playing the classic...
    Emenem123 Emenem123 13-15, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Every princess in fairy tales craves for a true love's kiss to save themselves. Every girlfriend during their relationships wishes their boyfriend to love them cherish them...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 Mar 23

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    Would you love to get away from it all. Escape the rat race and step back in time. To a time less hurried where people have time for each other with a friendly Bonjour even...
    spiritofthewild spiritofthewild 56-60, F 5 days ago

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    FAMILY didn't I tell you the time would come when the stupid *** would bring home the scum. he doesn't even know who they are; some of them he lets sleep in his car. he won't get...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 26

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    AN OLD LOVER'S ADVICE a love poem is just a device to melt a heart made out of ice. just a brief rhyme, and you'll find in no time, she wants to treat you real nice. how nice is...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 27

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    CAPITALISM to each his own. it's mine! and mine alone! I want more, than the man next door. capitalizat-I-own. (Mar.28, 2015)
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Mar 28

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    Awakening Please tell me Who resides inside of me ? Who is it craving to feed on the energy of those who i love so dearly ? Who is that ripping the humanity out of my body...
    blackrockphantom blackrockphantom 18-21, M Mar 29

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    Did you ever feel love suffocates you. When night comes your tears fall like rain drops. When morning comes your tears back it again. Do you know how it feels? When you put all...
    natashaxxs natashaxxs 31-35, F Mar 30

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    Every girl wants a man that she can run to with her hair a mess, make-up running down her face, eyes red from crying, and the first thing he says to her is baby you're beautiful...
    starr38 starr38 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    PURPOSE one morning as I waited for the paper to arrive, I took my baby daughter with me for a drive. I told her, "here, my baby, is where the strikers fell. it's a sad angry...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Apr 2

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    I'M NOT INTO TALKING no one waiting at my door; nothing there worth waiting for. don't bother knocking. I'm not into talking; done too much talking before. no one entering my...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Apr 2

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