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I Want to Write Poetry

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    Alzheimer's - Gratefulness Hidden Within the Sorrow - A Son's Thanksgiving By Donald M. Schwartz, Nov. 22, 2007 My mother has advanced Alzheimer's But there is thanksgiving...
    YpsiDonald YpsiDonald 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    How Much? - How Much? How much love would it take...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2008

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    Silence - The Silence of Your Laughter The saddest sound in my universe Is the silence of your laughter; That once rolled like thunder That touched the valleys...
    skysand skysand 70+ Apr 6, 2013

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    Poem Written Mar. 31 - Creative Fables So many stories about creation Each author along with accomplices Perpetuates an irrevocable mythology Bonded in mystery accepted blindly...
    skysand skysand 70+ Mar 31, 2013

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    Was Thinking Too Hard That Day - This came from hearing about an accident, and thinking about our precarious hold on life. I began to wonder what might be going through a mind in...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2007

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    The Way I Loved You. <3 - Bloods rushing through my veins, I can't seem to explain, That's the way I loved you. You were my heart, You were my soul, That's the way I loved you...
    girlie88 girlie88 13-15 1 Response Dec 19, 2011

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    Darkness - as the day draws to an end my nightmare begins my hare on my arm start to stand up straight nerves take over my hole body i break out in sweats going to the toilet...
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    Loves Eternal Vow - Loves Eternal vow to me is sown . It's mystery to remain forever unknown , Upon it's wings I am bourne , And carried through the weathered storm.
    leonardmaltomeal leonardmaltomeal 51-55, M Oct 3, 2011

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    Bully - Crowds of people gathered around laughter and ignorance and many other sounds whispering and smiles surround you now hated by many helped by few is this what...
    IOpenedMyEyeSs IOpenedMyEyeSs 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2012

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    Falling - I feel like I've been lost to the years Passing me by in a blistering haze Never to be seen again, the years of my life I give unto you, the best of myself But can I...
    juicedluce juicedluce 22-25 Jul 20, 2010

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    Untitled - i feel too close to you too close to myself too close to losing the battle life just seems so far away i don't want to feel anymore i don't want anything what is the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 9, 2010

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    Life Without Her - Every morning i feel you next to me Cuddling into me Wrapping ourselves into each others arms Rubbing each other nakedness As we lay cascading kisses unto each...
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M Apr 2, 2012

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    A Fictional Charectors' View -   There are some quotes from a fictional charector, not of my creation , that I've come to find applicable in my world. " It's ok to write...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 13 Responses Apr 21, 2007

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    Memories Of Love - As I lay exhausted by the day My eyes are clouded with memories Memories of those days Memories of someone who taught me to love Memories of those kisses & hugs...
    akhilsnath akhilsnath 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 25, 2012

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    Cross Roads - Cross Roads There is a moment called “cross roads” Where cross winds dazzle the mind with indecision. Wildly the compass flutters At that precise moment, known...
    skysand skysand 70+ Mar 30, 2013

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    Alone - I reach out but no one is there , I cry but no one hears , I ask why but no one listens ,   there is an emptiness inside me like a deep and endless void , I stand upon...
    leonardmaltomeal leonardmaltomeal 51-55, M Oct 6, 2011

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    There's A Place That I Go - There's a place that I go that no one will know how or where to find me There's a place that I go where answers do not exist and questions are the...
    learn2livelife learn2livelife 16-17 Apr 21, 2012

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    THREE Things Men Should Know - 1. Belching and passing gas should be enjoyed privately, not with company at the dining room table. 2. If you share a bathroom with a woman...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    A Ghost In My Own House - I'm not really here I hang around doing some of the things I should but not all Certainly not like Ms. Chatelaine A tidy home is a happy home and...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    Poems For You.. - Every second.. When i feel you.. I wrote poems.. Only for you.. I decorated them with my tears.. Though you are far away.. Leave me..insult me.. But donot do it...
    Sharasithu Sharasithu 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2011

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    Am I Made For Poetry? - I can only hope and humbly askOr fret and worry from dawn till duskSo lend me your wise words and freely opineAm I blessed with a gift or just behind the...
    mikyle1j mikyle1j 18-21, M Dec 27, 2010

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    I'll Be Patient - I long for your touch,For your love and attention.I wish you'd be mature,And see the broad picture.No one has time,For your drama and small talk.Baby, I'm waiting...
    LaReveuse LaReveuse 16-17 May 18, 2012

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    A Summer Night Legend... -   Windigo Long, long ago there was a small village in a meadow not far from here. The People of the village were faced with a crisis. Every...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2007

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    Dying Love - where is the wind that sways the trees to a carnal lullaby whisp'ring your name on flaming leaves falling, so beautiful to die why does the summer end so soon...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 28, 2008

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    A Short One... - I walk and sometimes run on the thin edge of my life’s blade It is probably only a matter of time before I slip And the wind tugs gently at the wispy...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 1 Response May 18, 2008

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    First In A Long Time - and it just came running out of my fingers... My Path   I see it so clearly like a bystander, a perfect witness no attachment to the scene no...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    I Saw You Today - I saw you today You were stretched out on The cold pavement A scrap of white plastic Over your face and body Your boots sticking out Policemen standing...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2007

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    A Life Of Living With Parent That Drank All There Life - but i doint blame them for my probs some people might saqy they had some thing to do with it but no i got into drugs from...
    vinieviny vinieviny 36-40, M Jun 29, 2012

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    Life - Life is always differentSome days are full of pain,but you cannot have a rainbowwithout a little rain.We need a little darknessto see a shining star,We need the bad as well...
    Life2Me Life2Me 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2012

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    For My Dog Who's Gone to Rainbow Bridge - Chinook I watched your birth and knew that you were special You were darker than your littermates and feisty from the get-go Trouble...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2007

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    What Does He Want With Me... - His voice, his smile, his eyes, his laugh, his everything. he was everything I've ever wanted, that's exactly why I can't have him. What does a guy...
    ThatGurlDailyy ThatGurlDailyy 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2013

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    Who Am I? - I am the Water that flows ever never stopping or reversing always running, running somewhere searching for a different path   I am the West Wind that blows...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2007

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    She Is A Poem In Pajamas - she is a poem is pajamas an unfinished Picasso fresh from the shower she is a watercolor painted along the moments of my day in bright vibrant colors...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Praise Him,, - I was lost, and now i'm found, you were there, when i turned around, you  reached for me , i touch your hand, you touched my heart they way no one can, you felt my...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 2 Responses May 25, 2013

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    Love - Love Every time I'm with you... the sun shines brighter my mind starts to wonder my heart beats faster my life gets better My Love Grows Stronger! Every time you...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Apr 6, 2008

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    Flight - Flight Like the fluttering wings of the humming bird Life touched my lips and opened my eyes And made me realize I need not rise above the clouds To...
    skysand skysand 70+ Apr 12, 2013

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    Letting Go - A broken smilea lifeless face,her distant eyesaren't out of place.Her arms are thinher breath is weakshe doesn't move,she doesnt speak.She looks so smalljust waiting...
    Life2Me Life2Me 18-21, F Jan 25, 2012

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    Pure, Thick, Silence - The worst sound, is that of silence. Having to endur the pure, thick, sound of completely nothing... Nothing at all. Any other day, you'd kill for silence...
    ThatGurlDailyy ThatGurlDailyy 18-21, F May 9, 2013

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    My Life... - I stay and think I write what i feel.. Writings are my life.. Poems are my blood.. I wish..i wish.. May my poem give a soft kiss to thousands of cryng hearts...
    Sharasithu Sharasithu 22-25, F Sep 2, 2011

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    My Lady - My Lady Florestela The treasures of life are poverty, My love for you possesses eternal value. Even ageless time runs its course, My love for you is infinite. So, my...
    skysand skysand 70+ Apr 1, 2013

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    Mon Chose Du Rayoner - You are my shiny thing my glimmering pretty half hid among the litter my secret treasure that I hold up to the light awestruck smiling then I...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2007

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    Untitled - Having resigned myself to solitude snuffing the candles and embracing the dark I lie sleepless Listening Awaiting the rhythmic sound of footfalls drawing ever...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2007

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    Where Did You Go? - "He touched my wrist. Lightly, and with just one finger, but I shivered. It wasn't that his hand was especially cold. I think it was the subtlety. If I hadn't...
    PrincessTwisted PrincessTwisted 26-30, F Jun 11, 2012

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    The Lonely Poet.. - Without soft bed to sleep.. Without sweet dreams.. Without drop of water.. Without bit of grains.. From cradle to the coffin.. From tears to the smiles.. He...
    Sharasithu Sharasithu 22-25, F Sep 2, 2011

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    Mostly I Write When I'm Bummed Out... - or angry or sad. Occasionally I write something happy. Here is a sample of not happy: coma   swirling from the turbulence of a...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2007

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    If I Could - If I could find a heartless blade to sever the last gossamer threads of a promise I can't keep, I would walk on  my crumbling knees on fresh, hot pavement to...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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    Desire - Mmmm... I love your smoothness the way you taste in my mouth lingering sweetness releasing some kind of chemical in my body that makes me want more of you I covet...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 7 Responses Nov 1, 2007

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    The Day God Called You Home... - God looked around His garden And found an empty place. He then looked down upon the earth And saw your tired face. He put his arms around you And...
    wilfridis81 wilfridis81 26-30 Aug 17, 2012

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    Who Are You - Who are you? What's you're name? Why do you care whether we prostrate ourselves...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    Poetry - Poetry,Love it,Read it,Why not,Write it?Makes sense,Doesn't it?
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    Spring - Spring is not a bursting forth, but rather a slow, languid, Sunday morning awakening. Small tender shoots yawn and stretch in the warm sunlight, inspired by their...
    JackGrey JackGrey 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 24, 2007

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