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    A poem off the cuff aint enough... To heal all this broken and brused stuff... Unbalanced and unbelievable thoughts run... Being inside my mind...no fun... Turn off the light because iam done... Worn and torn same old story... No new allegory... Uninspired so far even by these...
    afaintreflection afaintreflection 26-30, M 8 Responses Mar 2, 2011

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    Right now Holding you Falling down the

    stairs It's so good to hold you I climb the stairs I can do it I can not do it I did it
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 8

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    A Different Storm

      A Different Storm   On a wet windy day from behind closed shutters warms my Soul   Storms rage on cocooned in this cosy room turning to see your face as you lie beneath satin sheets smiling into my eyes   Waiting eagerly waiting...
    knightwhispers knightwhispers 56-60, M 1 Response May 8, 2011

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    Bluff Cuff Poem

    I look around and stop to thinkCan I write this poem? My mind is on the brinkIt could be about anything,I could throw in the kitchen sinkOr it could be about nothingFuhk, I write betta when I drinkBut drinks can't be had whilst at workWhich is a damn shame for sure, it'd be a...
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine 31-35, F 11 Responses May 31, 2011

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    Red water falls from a chasm deep.

    I close my eyes and I go to sleep. A bright white light takes my hand, And leads me to the promise land. Angel song rings in my ears, And spirits sob in happy tears. Colors fade and bodies rot. But at the ending love dies not.
    Septisoul Septisoul 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Feeling alone you should know you won't be on

    your own Living in a shell is like hell Step out notice the shine shines sprout Cherish the warmth encore the old oarth whose words faded away as the letters came on it's way Remember the flowers you worshiped the fragrances you adored the nostalgy is sweet when no one did...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Piece Of...

    Put meh panties on inside out..Forgot meh deoderant..I stink wiffout a doubt..It's enuf to make a gurl rant..But I'm stilla smilinJust a happy lil fartSittin here justa chillinWritin this piece of... art.
    whisperingsunshine whisperingsunshine 31-35, F 9 Responses Nov 4, 2011

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    What Am I Worth?

    all the stars in the heavens,the oceans to swim inthe warm breeze to soothe my heartthe steadfast arms of love to hold meyour tender voice to console memy dreams and hopes buoy me into rainbow skiessweet memories of yesteryear chime like lullabiesmy daughters magic loveand all...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 6 Responses Jul 15, 2011

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    I never fell in love with a man Because I never

    gave it a chance Simply to say I was never a fan Because I never gave it a chance Scared he'll throw me away like a can I'll never give it a chance That's secretly why I was never a fan So I'll never give it a chance Along came a boy,who was very cheesy he confessed his...
    AlexisOwO AlexisOwO 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    Don't Just Stand There; Do Something

    I would have done something If only I dared. She could have done something If only she cared. He never even tried Though he cared enough You watched as they died You proved you were tough We should have done something But now it's too late No one did anything And death was their...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 8 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    Shadow

    I wish to be one, and therefore I am! I slip by you with little a sound. You turn at my steps, and you hear my voice. You could see me if it was your choice! So I slip on through, and I bide my time. I wait for the time when the truth will shine. In the light, the lies will fade...
    StarGazer09 StarGazer09 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17, 2011

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    Passing time , soul is dark ,

    sleeping /passion lost direction fails , Silent questions , truth withheld , doubts and shivers , Loud rejection , tension mounting / soul awakens tears flow . Silent retreat time is passing direction lost , truce . Questions unanswered , actions now words , soul in slumber...
    echoscall echoscall 36-40, F 2 Responses May 24

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    Poem Righthere Right Now

    do you hear the angels sing? the rain i hear the sun is near my eyes are open still... i cantot think of one good reason to fall asleep. my dreams are not excuse to ignore such broken wings, angels fall into the screen, moonlight is not bright enough to let them see.. if i...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Woods

    I have walked in the woods today. There are places where the darkness is deep. Where there are branches to cut me And vines to entangle. I have walked in the woods Beneath light that was dim Under branches full reaching Under leaves that cannot fall. I have...
    Vessa Vessa 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Don't ******* celebrate me Not one *******

    day No special treatment no stupid gifts Not if I have my say Don't you see who I am This selfish woman in this home I don't give enough to you Because I hate to be alone So I keep myself away What a ******* stupid trick And meet my needs away from you In a world you think is...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 1 Response May 9

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    My Life

    Scratching, clawing Always wanting Never realizing Too unattainable This life This mask Can't think Can't last Forgetful mind Never try Failure always Somebody's nobody Feeling trapped Screaming voices Never ceasing Zero choices What now Where to Running nowhere Single tear Dive...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 19, 2011

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    Will I be that one That special person The one

    who reaches out And touches your mind Will I be that one Who breaks you down Takes down the barriers And lets you love?
    kennedy10505 kennedy10505 13-15, F 1 Response May 23

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    let me drown in the black waters of my sadness.

    I want to forget all the promises and caresses. The moon didn't showed up tonight and I did what I had be calling as "right" You always leave me waiting. you always bring me down aching. And then you toss me the golden thread and I always get tangled around it . I love you as...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 2 Responses May 27

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    i Wait

    I have learned patience Not on my own But it was thrust upon me.   Disappointments leaving me empty and discouraged. And so, i wait.   One day            you appeared.   We connect share feel exhale ...   Every moment shared is enwrapped in, and separated by, time. So...
    connectionpoint connectionpoint 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 12, 2012

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    Laughter

    It's funny when I almost fall, Or when my dog can't reach her ear. I giggle at the jokes you tell, I smile because it's crystal clear. I like it when it's all green, And I spot a patch of violet, I glow inside to see my life, And know that I'm the pilot. The tinkle of a slinky...
    Laughtereverafter Laughtereverafter 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 28, 2011

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    Escape From Hell

    Drained and pained, torn in twoChained and staind by all you doDark skies clouding over blueA glaring, vicious Hell ensuePride ******** bare, but I don't dareAfraid you'll grab me by my hairI cower beneath your spiteful glareHold my throat, and gasp for airPale and frail and...
    januarygirl januarygirl 26-30, F 23 Responses Mar 21, 2011

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    DayDream

    humpty dumpty sat on the wall **** ive heard this one before sorry ill start again , oooh the shame maybe this one will get me to fame anyway lying down in a field of flowers looking up at the sky for numerous hours i realise life is full of wonders so i get ready for the...
    Johnny88 Johnny88 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    In response to Nic00l's prompt.

    Thousands of invisible waves from a heart to a heart whisper: love is love. Nights filled with endless clicking of keyboards, reflecting the rhythm of our pulses. I have never been happier to be alive. There have been other's hands on my skin, there have been other's lips...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    My Sling

    You hang from my neck like a ton of bricks You're bulky and awkward what a fix Always need adjusting, collecting hair and crumbs Restricting me to death, I just sit and twindle my thumbs I would love to just throw you away, but if I did my arm would flay So I will keep you on for...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    Fate. Fickle as you are,

    what traps lay in store for us next?
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Apr 6

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    What Mama Really Wants (For Mothers Day)

    Mama wants black nylon thigh highs, so he loves to stare Mama wants sexy bra and panties, for their journey bare A slinky dress that clinges to every curve she has Dancing to sultry music, maybe some jazz Tonight mama isn't feeling like mama any more As his arms embrace her...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 15 Responses May 12, 2013

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    Free Verse

    I celebrated Mother's Day with my wife by taking her to Victoria's Secret and forcing her to spend $250 on underwear. Now THAT'S poetry! I even got to pick out one of the pieces. Although, it's rather silly... because as soon as I see it on her, I'm only going to want to rip...
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 4 Responses May 13, 2013

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    I Stagger

    ............... ............... ............... ...............
    BebeKitten BebeKitten 26-30, F 11 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    Smile, they say like it’s

    that easy Expect me to smile, I’d like you to be me Understand my pain, instead you just see me And my sad look of shame, which is when you ask me To smile.
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F Jun 3

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    I'll Go First

     If ever there was an art to words Poetry is that art A vital part of sharing the heart.
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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    Manifestation From the brightest brights of

    starlight to the dullest and dingy dusts of the earth Perfected in Love and knowledge now gone, Born innocent into sin Time forgot who you were a mere moment ago, and the time, times and a time it will take to remember seem to be unilaterally obligatory as the boundaries of...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    That Walk With Me...

    Come, I’ll walk with you.    Take your hand, feel…      fingers knotted. Take me to,    that walk with you. Places you want to go,     show me.       Things you want to know. Share, then...
    AnonymouslyWritten AnonymouslyWritten 41-45, M 11 Responses Nov 4, 2010

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    Here I go Never really done this before But

    I'm a keep typing Till I got nothing no more I may be bad at what I'm trying to do But here's for my pleasure and entertainment for you Because poetray Is just a Way for me to pull through.. So I'll sit back, cut slack and whistle a a rhythm or two
    Emaycee Emaycee 13-15, M 1 Response May 23

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    A Starlit Walk

    A starlit night, the moon shines like the sun Walking along the beach, so quiet and peaceful You run away and I give chase,calling your name Is this the game you want to play Your out of breath so am I We sit together, silently watching the sky I take you in my arms, holding you...
    tigermoth1234 tigermoth1234 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    Saw a glare through the door Now

    who was he looking for?! Not me, not now, I will make him pay My god he better ******* pray I am not some free sleezy ***** He was peeking through the wrong door Unlocked and furious I begin to spray Just the beginning of his bad luck today You crept into the ladies bathroom...
    ihaveep ihaveep 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 10

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    T.v.

    My mind is like a T.V. set, It has many different shows. A channel for each memory, But no remote directing where they go. Some channels are the funny ones, I will laugh until I cry. Some channels are like sci-fi, I get confused and wonder why?! The scary shows are hard...
    Laughtereverafter Laughtereverafter 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2011

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    The Anything Knot

    the anything knot said finally a girl whose eyes echo nightmares whose reasons stare down barrels whose thighs spread in spiritual spring whose shadows curve like Sartres the anything knot said i see you in Van Gogh bliss and imperfected sorrows chosing breathing chasing bulls...
    SaintLithium SaintLithium 22-25, F Feb 3, 2013

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    Can I speak? Will you encounter,

    The love you seek? The blissful after? When I reach, You turn your shoulder. As if we each, Are strangers, colder. Did you forget? Do you remember? Do you regret Our passioned November? The weather cold, Our love grew warmer. My heart was sold, You were my armor. But you...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F May 3

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    My mind is playing tricks on me It's *******

    with my reality I look at something that I think is right But my mind did a secret overwrite
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 3

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    The Confliction Of A Tortured Soul

    I fall to my knees and beg for forgiveness, I look to the heavens and see a light. I fall from grace and revel in sin, I walk away and become the night.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 12 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    "Can I touch the moon?

    " She asked. "Away up in the sky." "Can I hold it in my hands? When I grow tall I'll try." "Can I feel its yellow light hold it gently not too tight?" "Can it make my face shine bright, I'd be so pretty what a sight." "Yes one day you'll stand real tall and reach out for the...
    dustydaisy dustydaisy 51-55, F May 4

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    Once upon a time Morning wood would bring

    pleasure Now he has no time
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 11

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    standing prone

    wonder filled the lyrical luminous intention awakens skinless standing prone as the elbow of ubiquitous groove swallows her embracing tongue in curves of folding  imagination hard like memories too long left  in the pallid lust of the  eponymous...
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 22 Responses Mar 2, 2010

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    Satan Stays Here

    peace of mind declinedNow i a trapped in hereyou watch us shakeyou have no shameMercy is not your forteYou whinge and whine about how the worlds unkindShall I get you a mirrorYou treat the human race with disgraceEven your own blood with disgustYou may maybe6ft tall but it only...
    lonesomeallthetime lonesomeallthetime 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    In response to mohawkmom's prompt.

    First: iron and water and fire. Hands of a man who touches me as if he knows he can't keep me. Then: darkness and velvet and no air. A young woman's hand, lovingly learning every detail of me. There is warmth and coldness and thousands of colours, over uncountable days and...
    LipstickShield LipstickShield 18-21, F Jul 13

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    If I follow the steps to the moon take care of

    my forgotten images Don't panic too soon remember the golden ages when butterflies were dancing. My desires all left uppon the old shelf. Melancholic , but enchanting. Everything was taken by the cunning elf. He poisoned our love, he burried our trust. Nothing would ever be...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    There are no blossoms anymore in this foreign

    dark shore My secret letters all burnt I am gone with no return All my old keys are abandoned Don't break my strong bond Let me stare in the endless breeze My wooden chest, who did seize? Stolen memories rusty armories. Breathing through despair Should one ever care? Getting...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Here goes nothing She breathes out slowly Takes

    a step the one and only Only one it takes to fall you've been and gone she had it all another step, breath is faster here today and forever after takes the leap the leap of faith Scarf tightens as blood leaves her face she couldn't face the truth and so she dangles face as...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F Jun 3

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    So what do you want? why don't you understand?

    You are so adamant In front of my glory you project your won story. Are you trying to hold me from the light? Are you dreaming of me every night? Who am I? Should I pretend I never noticed the lie? Lies you've been telling me Palaces and roses you have been promising me Should...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Hmmm

    Like little childen skipping off to school, hand in hand clasped firmly in place. This is how you make me feel. Like a breeze scented with Jasmine on a well moon lit night. This is how I feel you. A Solitary candle with a flame of no tremble This is how I see you,  A dove of...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 12 Responses Mar 1, 2011

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    What are you doing here?

    waiting for the Sun's shinny kisses to blow up a sadness sadness for the hoplessness of the little children's cries their screams woke up the eyes of the past hidden beneath the pillow of conciousness insticts are aroused Wild tigers will blow your mind And as the fears and...
    sparkydream sparkydream 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    And All But This

    your origin song sings every note a flood of light expanding always only flowing this now expressing whose gift igniting alters and all but this is desire spilt staining the dreaming wings of emancipation
    8FOOTDREAD 8FOOTDREAD 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    I'll post this before my battery dies What

    ever you say I hope they ain't lies
    Emaycee Emaycee 13-15, M 1 Response May 24

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