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    Stopping To Think While My Dog Gets Irritated

    This little ambiguity just flopped out of my head and onto the floor...unfortunately, I picked it up and now I'm inflicting it on you poor, unsuspecting folks. Let me also add, with the deepest apologies to my favorite poet of all time: Dear Robert, I may borrow your rhyme and...
    BozoBuckets BozoBuckets 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    Love, Hate,

    To whom it may concern. I LOVE your warm and caring heart... I LOVE the way you rip and tear mine apart... ~I LOVE YOU~ I LOVE your kind and loving gentle words... I LOVE the way the harsh ones make me hurt... ~I LOVE YOU~ I LOVE all your honesty and truth... I LOVE the cold...
    supermist supermist 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 28, 2013

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    "The Worst Poem Ever" This is the worst poem

    ever nothing noteworthy profound or clever no meter no measure a confusing tone It's the worst poem ever so leave me alone It could be about something in particular It could be parallel or perpendicular but it's not about anything this time and all I have to do is rhyme I'm...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M May 5

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    The Mask You said I was

    beautiful And I thanked you For the compliment But did you not know That you were complimenting me On my artistry? Perhaps you did know And you admire Both the mask And the visage beneath And love me enough To wait Until I remove the mask And show you What you’ve already seen...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    Her Hands

    Her Hands     She looks down at her weary hands. They ache from the toils of the day. For every day they lovingly hold many lives, Gladly being the hand of love, The hand of kindness, The  hand of patience, And the hand of sacrifice. Grateful to to give...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 8 Responses May 23, 2011

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    The wind was light and bent in a strange way it

    spoke in hushed tones and smelled of man made things in the manic moonlight it strained against time and almost cast a shadow Your hair was wrapped around me and you made muffled sounds like a smile The blissful wet warm pull and tug like a more quietly nursing calf lost in the...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses May 5

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    Resolution.

    A bittersweet Moment Just now. Both of us Saying We understand Each other. Letting go Is very Hard for me. I won't Forget Anything. It was So special. I loved every Moment. I treasure That time. I'm proud Of Myself. I know When to let go. I'm proud Now... That I won't...
    slsr slsr 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    With a heavy heart I gazed at Fingerprints on

    the window: Remnants of wanderlust. I was sorry to see him go. He was a punctual fellow But not as precise as logic. Logic sat quietly on notebook paper And arrived immediately when summoned. Sadness, however, showed up late Without warning on a Tuesday night. She made...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 May 4

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    Mystical Schmistical

    Wishbone  fish bone fortune cookie From sense and reason you're playin' hookie Do stars align, or mystic signs pay your bills or waste your time? Go make your own luck. 
    gotsalsa gotsalsa 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 20, 2012

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    I can still feel the warmth of your hand

    embracing my hair, The smell of your cigarettes still lingers in the air; My heart is paralyzed, I'm so mesmerized. Lol cheesy I know. xD
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15

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    Bad Poetry for Children part 2.

    Hello again Poetry Lovers and welcome to another episode of 'Bad Poetry for Children', Although ' Absurdly Corny Poetry ' would be more like because there is nothing erotic, sexual, or passionate;it's just plain lousy and well corny Well here is the poem which i call Digging to...
    BloodwingTheRedDragon BloodwingTheRedDragon 31-35 1 Response Mar 2

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    Tired Of Love

    I said: "I am tired of love" You said: "I am tired of you" I said: "I sleep to much" You said: "You are boring" I said: "Shall we eat a banana-sandwich today?" You said: "What for?" I said: "I don't know" You said: You sound like a lazy person" I said: "I have no comment on that...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Mar 2, 2013

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    Love hurts Love hurts just like a preacher

    butt fu$&ing A boy in the back of church Just like a mother first born being hauled off in a hurst I'm here to expose love like a pu$$& Underneath a panty less skirt...... (Drops mic and walk off stage).....🎤🙉🙊
    Endlesslover Endlesslover 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    I feel so.... so.... so.

    .. very blue I think that you do... do.... feel that way,too What should I do... do... I don't know
    Myfairlady1 Myfairlady1 46-50, F Jun 10

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    What did you think would happen - I watch with

    compassion as you grow old. I feel sadness as your body is becoming fragile and your mind is becoming forgetful. The look in your eyes is different now, tired and sad or is it lonely? A far cry from the woman who was hell on wheels most of my life. You were an eye catcher...
    visionofvenus visionofvenus 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    The ink in my pen is just flowing away spilling

    emotions all over some page Emotion's gonna lead me to an early grave and all I get is a song just a sound full of feeling.... but writing down feelings and the sounds they go to is one of the only things I know how to do the other is knowing just how to miss you and die deep...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 5 Responses Jun 10

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    Me and you ..... Cant be one person.

    .. But our souls are awesome Yaaaaaay :3
    Zoce Zoce 18-21, M Mar 1

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    I'm a space to where you retreat,

    I'm a sad song on repeat, and tomorrow when we meet, swear to all, never admit defeat. Just a blur I am, a wind in passing, just a noise across the room, no point acknowledging. I'm here, you're there, seemingly everywhere, seemingly away so much, seemingly beyond...
    Jeggo Jeggo 31-35, F May 5

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    Technophobia How can you stand it?

    Doesn’t it drive you crazy? Texting, skyping, tweeting, keeking, creeping, squeaking, bleating, beeping All at once, all the time Goodnight’s rest anyone? When was the last time you watched a documentary uninterrupted? Or read a book? Or had a conversation With one person...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    There but for the grace of God go I he said

    with hypocrisy on his breath and the fattest wallet on the block Judge and jury in his head the verdict read the sentence passed the gavel hammered down He pays lips service to his mind disclaimers to soothe his own conscience free flowing like cheap beer on tap the peasants...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response May 7

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    Red Light

    My heart is being pulled, Like a Puppet on a String. I go to Your page, Your light is not Green. My Boe Boe is not There.....
    Sassyone1 Sassyone1 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Hopeless

    Everywhere I look Bad choices abound None are my preference No hope to be found   Where is the man Who made my heart leap? He's nowhere to be found My heart now, only weeps   The choices I see Are no choices, at all Where is my vision... My confidence, my gall...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 7 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    He who has my heart, hear me well,

    suspicious minds feed on fragile hearts, hope you can tell, I don't know how much of this I can bear, hate it when I start worrying about something that was never there. I sometimes wake up thinking I don't know who you are anymore, I just don't know you, maybe if I didnt have...
    Jeggo Jeggo 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    the thing that i want the most is wht cuts me

    everytime soo sad to be soo smart, but always fall for the line knew it was wrong, but still tried to make it right so i ended up alone ,needing you every night the thing that hurts so bad also hurts soo good my pain was my pleasure n u were the one that understood
    braveenoughto braveenoughto 31-35, F Apr 19

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    Bad Poetry For Children,

    Greetings poetry lovers and welcome to Bad Poetry For Children altho most of us here are not children actually, but anyway here is poem i wrote that is guaranteed to suck and i call it hung up on you, Girl Clouds drift by outside Nowhere left to hide As the cloud patterns swirl...
    BloodwingTheRedDragon BloodwingTheRedDragon 31-35 1 Response Mar 2

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    This sort of came to me

    as an answer to a question peza asked, so I thought I would write it down......... "The WAR" There is a war inside my mind emotions drawing battle lines opinion flanking from the right ideas coming up behind It started out as civil unrest discontentment everywhere word was...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses May 7

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    Give me this moment to call my own and proclaim

    freedom to my eyes to touch and hear and see and feel without fear of fate or compromise give me this moment to call my own to give and take to appreciate or ignore this moment alone is all I ask and then one moment more.
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response May 6

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    Oops ...My Bad

    I've been here before It's not the first time And possibly not the last. My heart is crushed I Should have learned From Mistakes made in the past. I find the key that opens the door Determine to live, to love to grow I gather myself, My courage and pride And finally...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2013

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    Not Just Words

    What is a word Without a voice What is a thought Without a feeling I thought I knew All I needed to Until I realized I didn’t know you The way I want to The way I dream of Still here I am Hanging onto …your next word
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2, 2013

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    She warms my heart by taking a dump on my

    chest; We went to the hospital finding a lump on her breast; My six year old kid she tried to hump and molest. She loves me so much that she's somewhat obsessed.
    seasonedspy seasonedspy 41-45, M 1 Response May 6

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    The Meaning Of Life

    There was a time When asked to rhyme I looked the teacher and said Orange? Are you kidding me? Is this some kind of joke? Where do you get off torturing me like that? I'm only 10 for God's sake!
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 25, 2013

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    On Her Adultery Now she done left me,

    and took all my beer The dishes the CDs,and eight tracks ,I fear The laptop and flatscreen a mere prolog To finding you also carried off the dog You done me wrong you deflated my ego Was that any way to say,Adios,amigo? I spent all of thesse days in a semi on the interstate My...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 5 Responses Jun 10

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    07.15.13~

    I should be.....but I am not I should have known....but I chose to overlook. In retrospect all is made clear.. You...shallow and so self involved... Something real?   September....so far away   ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 15, 2013

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    Lee, Please be my bee,

    I'll feed you honey, Even when the day isn't sunny, You her cry when I make you lose, And I've never seen you drink booze, Maybe it's because you're a game character, You should be among the top male Hollywood actor, I shall stop now since its creepy, I can't rhyme it with...
    Pandainpinktutu Pandainpinktutu 18-21, F Apr 27

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    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 4

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    My Thoughts On Love.

    Sometimes When it feels Like Love It really Isn't. It may be Caring. It may Just be an Illusion. Delusion. I think It's only Real When it is Shared. Decided. It's not an Emotion. It is a choice. There is no Falling Fireworks You choose It .... Or not. :)
    slsr slsr 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    Oh Come On, I'll Show You Mine If You'll Show Me Yours.............

    Something bit my toe last night I don't know what it was. A sudden pain, a drop of blood, And I looked down, because I wondered if my cat had used His claw to get attention, In hope that I had filled his bowl But no such intervention. It must have been a bug that crept...
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 19, 2007

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    I've dreamt of storms low dark

    and greenish hungry clouds elements drawing battle lines exuding a foreboding miasma vapor fat with lightning and moving air threatening a killing wind I've seen the street lights flicker and come to life a little passed middle of the day the pressure dropping fast each and...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response May 10

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    light shadow cosmic wanderer tooth pick broken

    rainbow mirror barefoot bard with teaks of Chan given taken held up here Maddening glazed and galvanized dreams make for worthless surreal windows classic hot rod metal screams like broken swallows when the wind blows Young and brave treacherous poisoned blood leaning up against...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 3 Responses May 6

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    Help I'm Lost And I Can't Get Found

    Help I'm lost and I can't get foundMy silly head keeps turning roundMy imagination's gone somewhereAnd my brain's not playin' fairNow, when I woke up I felt just fineBut soon my head filled up with brineSo, all I do is sit and broodBecause my poems are just no good Can't find...
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F 4 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    Some Poetry Really Annoys Me .....

    Like When they write Dis. joint. ed Random flowery words And then...... Space them like This Like a cluster that is meant to be Deep And Ummmmm.... Etherial. Ooooooh, how Beeeyouteafull Of yourself They call it poetry I call It CAW caw
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 9 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    Worst Four Line Poem.

    This is the first line of my poem. This is the second, the third, the end.
    kazeldragon kazeldragon 21-25, F 5 Responses Jul 16, 2007

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    Roses...

    Roses are red. Violets are blue. Why the hell does this damn mosquito keep buzzing around my head? I need a drink. Let's all go out and play frisbee.
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 7, 2013

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    "Once Upon a Time" Once there was a man who

    had nothing in particular to say he forced his stacked lines and on occasion some rhymes nothing in several shades of gray He spoke of an illusive muse and a starving white sea things that never were and things that used to be. The word wielding ghost remembers bouncing checks...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses May 4

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    What's your foot stuck in?

    Is it my turducken? We'll stop your whining! You ruined my dining! And waisted my yummy. And stole from my tummy!
    Pathfinder108 Pathfinder108 41-45, M Feb 7

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    Old scratch walks up

    and down in this world not some misunderstood romantic tragic figure but the father of lies old scratch stands behind the curtain and raids the caravans loaded down with good intentions He is the wicked warlord in the horn of Africa He is the self serving dictator with...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response May 4

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    My Old Blue Chair

    My old blue chair was not always old. I bought it brand new from the store where it sold.My dad helped me get it, when I was with childsomething to rock my new baby, meek and so mild.As she grew I used it for funI kicked up my feet after the day was done.Sometimes another kind of...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    Rabbit runs He's the legs

    for the lark He collects from the circle and takes the walk He's the fastest and he has ID. Soon the circle will be comfortable and somewhat blind and the bottles will empty and rabbit runs again Stacked lines on bridge mounts and graffiti on concrete revetments are Rabbits...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 3 Responses May 15

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    Once a hairy neanderthal whose name we shall

    call Grom found a heavy piece of wood and thought as hard as a caveman could until at last he understood to him the role of King belonged He knew he couldn't hesitate to split every fellow caveman's pate till on their knees they would await King Grom the greatest of the great...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    That Awkward Moment.

    We went to the supermarket....we needed two things... Two innocent objects....but later we cringed. Who would have thought......that two items together. Would make people laugh....like the touch of a feather. She had chafed lips.......and we were cooking a feed. So off to the...
    AtleastImHonest AtleastImHonest 26-30, M 5 Responses Feb 26, 2011

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    I write dark poetry. Dark poetry for a dark soul :) I am well acquainted with misery. Due to that familiarity, I write dark poems about loneliness, pain, unwanted love, and broken...
    dourpenguin dourpenguin 18-21, M Jul 28

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    Oh dear heavens yes... My poetry is dark as crap. If you ever want poetry that will make you depressed then I've got you covered.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Memories are good and bad, They shape us as human beings, Those who touch our lives impact our hearts, These memories indeed stir our souls, The pictures they paint leave a...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 1

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