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    The sins of my past I try to free They are

    deep within me Well guarded Where no one can see Walls built thick through years of guilt How the puzzle pieces don't really fit To far down Where they can't be found My sins Now within me Will never be free
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Mar 25

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    illusions, painted, But I washed it away,

    Let me turn on the light in your dark room, I will show you my discoveries , trust me, They're all over these walls. I am not naive, Nor am I ignorant. Can't you see? The hidden messages that were on this wall? They are unscrambled and answered, Can you feel at all? The truth...
    MadGryffindor1 MadGryffindor1 18-21, F Apr 21

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    Her blue eyes looked sullen

    but had once shone so very bright are now filled with a sadness and is losing the battle and will to fight. Her mind is torn and twisted not knowing what she should do as the battle rages within her head and heart tearing her in two. Her fighting and inner strength is really...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    Warren.......Before and during 2010,

    a troubled mindset would re-invent. A once carefree and happy teen, succumbing to pervasive screams. Desires to kill began his cries. The death of his Mother gave birth to lies. This mental illness had taken hold, the rest is fact (as will un-fold). Growing up an only child, or...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M Apr 20

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    I wake up with a big head ache there is an itch

    in my head so I scratch it till I am satisfied but wait I feel my hand wet so I look and it is all red dripping blood on my carpet. my arms hurt and I see scratches and marks my mind is in shock what did I do my mouth has dry blood around it I get up and walk to my kitchen I...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Title:Death Watching Death.

    Death will find you, encroached in the most sinister of dreams. Clawed, bloody chest marks. Mutilated baby dolls, Screaming…..Screaming….Screaming… hurting…. to hurt, is to be alive. Pain and death entwined, Is to be reborn. Death. Reborn as a parasite, a jester...
    Sarode Sarode 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    The sadness erupts Leaving me still The scars

    of my past visible only to me The loneliness An empty feeling Leaves me reeling As I stare out of my lifeless eyes Waiting to feel my pulse Day turns to night Night turns to endlessness As I feel the weight of the universe Pushing me down Down to the ground
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Feb 23

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    ~My Demon~ I sit here alone

    and crying tonight And as I look my Demon he is by my side He laughs at me with a devilish smile He says "I'll only be here a little while" He spands his wings and we take flight He takes me to my childhood and I close my eyes I hear my screams and I hear my cries I feel the...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F Dec 23, 2013

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    the thoughts keep pounding in my head,

    let us go let us out they cry and whimper, the knifed sharp blade silences them thus for who knows when the next round will begin
    mundinger1992 mundinger1992 22-25, M Feb 12

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    Denial

    Blackened misty breath entwined around a stolen kiss Serpentine words beating an echo of past expulsions that guard the door of sincerity Once a craving, I don't need words to see lips dance Does nonchalant drip, sometimes Does truth breed with contempt, sometimes Does it...
    geetar39 geetar39 46-50, M 23 Responses May 17, 2011

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    ALONE Alone with the darkness I like it this

    way It’s cold and it’s damp And filled with decay My friends in the crypt Invite me to stay “ rest you bones over here Let our spirits go play” I roam and I wonder I sit where I please If prayer where to work I’d drop to my knees I lay on a casket To rest, for I’m...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    The depths of the stars in the sky could never

    hide, The pain, the shame, That I hide beneath the smile in my eyes, And the nightmares, They continue to wake me, Leaving a trail of tears along my face, Some escaping to my hands, Leaving invisible marks of the churning emotions below the smile in my eyes.
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2014

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    My Sweet, (Dark) Prince.

    . "what's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." No matter thy name of Allie, Nor Enemy, a Devil, nor Saint..you are the one who has captured my lonely heart. my dreams carry me, as my heart flutters a million butterflies... thinking of...
    FallenAngel94 FallenAngel94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Thoughtful Teatime

      Says the Hatter, 'What’s the matter? Your mind is going queer!'   Says the Rabbit (out of habit) 'Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! In my mind I think you’ll find A cog is coming loose... Explaining why (you can’t deny) My thoughts are quite diffuse!'   Replies the Hatter...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 41-45, M 32 Responses May 28, 2011

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    Pain Pain, Pain Everywhere Inside,

    Outside To Much To Bare Overcome I Fail Again Broken Heart I Can Not Mend Relief, Relief I Search, I Seek Can’t Be Found My Disbelief I Cut, I Scratch I Tear At Skin Have To I Must Find A Way In My Foolish Heart I Must Get Inside Must Pull The Plug My Pain Subside Taking...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2014

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    I am invisible to you

    until you want something from me. You ignore me when I need you. You neglect my feelings and emotions for you. You have forgotten that I exist until you no longer have someone else. You dismiss me like a rag doll into the abyss. I'm tired of being rejected like some nothing that...
    ChaoticReason ChaoticReason 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2014

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    I watched her labored breathing,

    I held her hand so frail, so small. I heard the weeping of those close by... All those asking why. I knew the time had come, I leaned in very close. I could smell the slightest fragrance of her favorite perfume.... All at once there was silence in the room. My lips now almost...
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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    I Will Take A Shot At It

    Misery loves company. Company loves misery. Misery is in our souls. Misery is the dark water we drink. Misery is the hell we are all fear.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 10 Responses May 18, 2011

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    Black tide at the shores of my consciousness

    The vultures spreads their wings Paranoia returned from the deepness As I descend into bleakness
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Feb 20

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    The Gift Of The Purple ShamenThese past 4 years

    i have spent alone, when the Shamen made his presence known.To me i believed his spirit was drawn, allowing me the comfort and time to mourn.Unsure of how (and where) to turn, but there was so much more to learn."Our spirits will merge as well as to coexist", "in light of our...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M Apr 20

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    The tears of my past Become shards of

    glass That I now choke on
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Long sleeves in the summer.

    First day of school And she thinks it's a new start, But these kids have painful words that shot deep inside her heart. But no amount of hiding No amount of closed doors Could keep away the taunting of the kind of clothes she wore. Long sleeves in the summer. What was she...
    Takemetomywonderland Takemetomywonderland 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    The Dissociate Associate

    Demigods of Logic and ill Wisdom Loaded pistol pointed blank Towards the blissful existence Incisions into true human visions. Walk forward blind into the firing line Like a prisoner with his hands tied and his Mind fried, a slave to nonexistent time, Dead yet as well as Alive...
    eyeopening eyeopening 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    Darkness wraps it's arms around the

    light Darkness casts it's shadow across my mind Darkness readies for a fight How much longer can I stand Before I fall into the sand
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Feb 23

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    If there was a time I wanted you to burn This

    is it the moments come now. And yet the ache still twists and completely turns. Even though I made a home I lost the fucken house. I thought I was safe I thought I was loved. I was nothing but filth to be washed not smudged. Who could expect heat from eyes so dark and cold...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Drip Drip Drip

    drip drip drip the blood leaving the wounds of my body seeps into the dark earth why was it so easy to be destroyed and maimed by the ones who I thought I could trust drip drip drip I feel the weakness growing in me I am alone now but what good is it to have defeated my...
    calvinunmaker calvinunmaker 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    Formless Fears

      From out of blackest pits of hell There comes a form you know too well Upon your thoughts it feeds and dwells And fed by fear its stature swells   You try to block it from your mind But something in you undefined Feels apathetically resigned To give it what it’s come to...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 41-45, M 26 Responses May 22, 2011

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    In a cold dark town, Smog filling the air,

    Kids wearing deep frowns, Intoxicating pollution kills with no care, Life was happy and used to be fair, Poor child am I, Gazing at the thick smog pondering why?, Father and mother brought me into this world, Not a damn given as I sit in waste, This planet suffocates and with...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M Apr 3

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    World shattered Pieces

    once more on the floor Pick them up to put back together? No, I'll just leave them on the fu.ck.ing floor My shattered dreams Have cut me deep Toxic thoughts brew in my brain As I swallow the pain With the dirt under my nails that won't come out All I have left is to heap...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Feb 20

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    A damsel stretches her feet Walking a mile in

    his shoes As he reminds her She can't really leave He's had her before she knew
    Kittykriket Kittykriket 18-21 Feb 25

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    Darkness To Light

    darkness seems to surround me where i go..it is my friend and my enemy.it is my serenity blanket of security like a little child.it scares me and hurts me so. wherever i go i carry darkness with me for i've only known darkness.I can't stand in fear against it and yet i fear it...
    woundeddragon woundeddragon 18-21, M Apr 20, 2012

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    My Broken Heart How do I stop the shrieking

    pain? My broken heart My screaming brain The questions why I do not know She will not speak To tell me so How do you stop my bleeding heart? The love I’ve lost A poison dart I cry alone The pain inside To much to bare I can’t abide This life, to much Don’t understand...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 5 Responses Jan 1

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    Imagine yourself Alone in your head You're

    hanging, dangling From a silver thread Empty, alone With the monsters within Internally screaming You just want to give in Now imagine that's you Every day, every hour Forever sinking Like a wilting flower You try to tell your dad And you try to tell your mom But they say you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 25

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    Breakfast Poem im a murderer in the high 3

    degree my acts I always take them further I keel you if you agree or not I won't care I like to torture you will just stand and stare be ready no one has ever bare what you thought life was fair ha that's a joke I don't need a Facebook poke well I don't get them anyways I just...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M Feb 11

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    Fenced In

    A creaky Rusty Closing gate The noise it makes has sealed my fate It blocks It snares It closes in. I know I'll die to stay within I cry I screech I rail against The injustice of this cloying fence I rush it Crash it Smash it up It bloodies me but gives me up To darkness Trees...
    geetar39 geetar39 46-50, M 5 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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    Why do you take fruit

    and rot it? How is it that you run out of meadows? When will it start raining colors besides bloody red?? You can dance on coal, but how about a mirror? Will you be able to stand the sight of yourself?
    MadGryffindor1 MadGryffindor1 18-21, F Apr 21

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    Angelic Reaper

    I feel your presence slowly creep, As if my soul you came to reap. The fear infects my thoughts so deep, I feel you watching as I sleep. The apparition fills my door, Sending shivers through my core. Too terrifying to ignore, As she moves across my floor. She takes her place...
    Orion831 Orion831 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    Daily Breath ....

    moment by moment I draw my last breath ..... until one day, inevitably, it is......
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    He Is Me

    there is a creature that comes from a place where there is no hope or joy. The air itself is filled with misery. His heart is filled with a sadness that words really cannot depict. He walks among you but you would never noticed him. He is me.
    TheRascallyOne TheRascallyOne 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16, 2012

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    Forever we live, Forever we die.

    Day by day, We own our one lie. Promises are broken, We all give up hope. Alas, however, Who was first to go? Trapped inside, alone and scared. We survive these days, living in fear. Their minds are their home, To see nothing, and always be alone. For a moment, A brave soul...
    Kivaria Kivaria 13-15, F Apr 7

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    BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS She’s my beautiful

    darkness My angel of death With long flowing dress’s My life’s only breathe I plot and I stock her She knows I exist I beckon her to me Her steadfast resist My beautiful darkness You never look in my eyes You’re so self-consuming You’re always saying goodbyes’ Alone...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 6 Responses Feb 21, 2014

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    They say that the eyes are the windows in to

    the soul but for some "appearance" seems to take the leading role from a scene where "ones virtues" fall in to decay, within this sickened feature film once thought as "too risque" so the prior "innocents" succumb to the trappings of "fame" (these twisted values) and perversions...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M Apr 20

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    dataworm dataworm 18-21, F Jan 20

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    The Beast and I The beast is quickly becoming

    part of me And as I slowly decay I become more and more okay With the beast having its way Don't worry young one, I'll get my way too Now that the beast is me
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 2 Responses May 25, 2014

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    Frozen landscape Stretching all around Bleak

    and unforgiving Nothing living Breaking into my soul Blood becoming cold In this place with no meaning Looking for something Finding nothing Except loneliness My own disheartening loneliness
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    Nighttime

    Virulant turbulence Tar-like decadence Child-like innocence All laid out to waste Mesmerized inner glance Pitch black circumstance Pitched scream, ignorance leaves copper-like taste Waking state will deflower nightmarish morning hour vade retro black in power virgin minds stay...
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 51-55, M 5 Responses May 18, 2011

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