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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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    there are no tears left to cry I've gone

    through everything I could try seems some are not meant for much and I just happen to be such is time to go, leave what I care for most after all, I'm only a host God! Answer me! why did I survive just to wish I'd have died? where are those who swore to stay by my side? they got...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10, 2015

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    Kingrazorr Kingrazorr 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    she speaks of love each word in black her

    tongue of now whispers of past a funeral kiss her touch of wreath again I hold the death of me... her eyes of blue a graveyard stare to share a heart she has no care too soon she'll be hard misery as she succumbs to become the death of me --
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 30, 2015

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    I write dark songs; does

    that count? (Don't want to post because they sound so much better with melody/tune than without)
    JaeKirrl JaeKirrl 13-15, F Aug 10, 2015

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    An old man sits upon a well,

    Reminiscing days of hell. And in the sun that starts to rise, He leaves the world in great surprise. As he slips into the deep, Starting with his own two feet. He disappears into the dark, Of the well within the park. As he falls without a scream, He slowly drifts into a dream...
    Patchworksoul Patchworksoul 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2015

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    Hello kindness my old friend,

    It is the poem I now do send, A loving soul which will no longer bend, Time has made us all jaded in this life, Stubborn while accepting the endless and unrelenting strife, The chaos and uneasiness now cuts like a knife, The Autumn wind brought a chill to the air, Very...
    Johnny050 Johnny050 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 23, 2015

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    Warning, a dark and grim poem I wrote a few

    weeks ago. I do feel better now :) It is good to empty out emotions now and then... I have a dark side, I think this poem is pretty dark but written pretty well. Here goes nothing... The sound of crickets chirping in the dreary Autumn night, One man sprawled upon his bed left...
    Johnny050 Johnny050 46-50, M Oct 7, 2015

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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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    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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    Little Girl

    Little girl dreaming of death She's only sixteen but her life is a mess. Sitting up alone all night Feeling these thoughts that she just can't fight. She's up in the bathroom staring at herself in the mirror, She thinks why can nobody hear her!? She takes out her secret box...
    MarissaMoon MarissaMoon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    He's everywhere All around you Stalking,

    haunting Lurking behind the scenes Hiding in shadows Don't look over your shoulders Love just go to sleep and never open your eyes Because he is still watching He's eyes blazing with pure evil He's look poison, venom He only smiles at ones misery He doesn't appear in...
    IScreamedOhPeter IScreamedOhPeter 70+, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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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 2 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    I worry not, for pain

    and hell what's commonplace is far from fear but when the light, so faint, does fade my own dark self may find me here Where are you now, oh brother I loved? We do not walk the same cold path I thought, in life, that some might stay a while, to stray, though night became day...
    WatchTheWorldBurn WatchTheWorldBurn 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 8, 2015

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    You say you hate without

    even knowing me How you know me is through another's perspective Another's eyes Another's words Rather than experiencing me yourself You take the slick words of others that leave their lips without thought Or remorse for the poison they've led you with The poison that generates...
    SleepingBeastly SleepingBeastly 18-21, F Nov 4, 2015

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    The sun is light It also burns So it heals

    but can kill without a second thought. Water is life upon which many seek, But to much and you will sink. A tree provides shade, beauty, and air The leaves fall each season. Then snow comes. A beautiful yet wild thing. Untainted, unmanned, disoriented Yet with each snow flake...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 2, 2015

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    I feel nothing but pain.

    but now I'm relaxed. u have no worry. I feel nothing. I see nothing, though a black sky with stars. the moon is so brighter than mine. don't think about every lie they told you.every word they have broken. this is what I want to lay here and die. looking at the most beautiful...
    laurenplus laurenplus 13-15, F Jan 25

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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, 2015

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    The bloodstained glass cracks A whisper cold,

    so near I lay down close and listen through ice and death I hear What is this thing called love? I ask in seriousness does it come from those above? Why put me to the test? I die as I have lived I am not full of strength The words elude me still and will for eternity's length...
    WatchTheWorldBurn WatchTheWorldBurn 18-21, M Nov 24, 2015

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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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    I suppose you could call t poetry

    but I enjoy writing death metal songs musically and lyrically with some of my friends
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Jan 3

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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 9 Responses May 18, 2011

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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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    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 4 Responses May 18, 2011

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    Darkness falls like a weight Clouding my

    vision Making me see things that only live in imaginations Hungry for my soul They scream my name Wanting blood Looking to make me bleed out my sins of the past Leaving me in cold sweats Looking and seeing nothing but hopeless barren landscape Lost in my mind Trapped
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response May 17, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    Every day is an endless blur of memories

    and broken dreams, Living life against my pillow upon my bed, nothing left to be said, Scattered thoughts filling up my empty head, Existing again just watching the wheels roll by, The wheels are moving round and round, Forever yearning to be found, Hazy shadows on my wall...
    Johnny050 Johnny050 46-50, M Oct 13, 2015

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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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    My feelings didn't mean **** You ripped out my

    heart Took a sledgehammer to it Left it in a bloody mess you ***** Took my hopes and dreams And threw them in the dumpster Razor blade to my veins Bleeding to death You spit in my face Left me paralyzed Stole my happiness Left me in this abyss I hope you know I hate your guts...
    NightwolfBlackheart NightwolfBlackheart 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 27, 2015

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    "My journey to hell" I thought I had friends,

    I really did, That was my mistake. I put a knife to my throat, A gun to my head, "Any objections?" "No?" "Ok" The knife slides like butter across my throat, The bullet tears through me, As I'm bleeding out, Do I see a helping hand? No of course not, I'm just am extra in...
    ItsJustBryce ItsJustBryce 13-15, M Jan 23, 2014

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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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    The album is heard, the record skipping,

    the song is replaying in my mind, A life of procrastination, peace so hard to find, Life moves on yet I refuse to live it, just hearing the sad songs from day to day, Climbing the hills with my headphones on just trying to make my way, The songs often make me smile and even...
    Johnny050 Johnny050 46-50, M Oct 19, 2015

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    I took your breath away,

    now it's mine you're about to lost it. sleeping beside the Devils human form a cute little girl you couldn't help but fall for but I warned you, you didn't listen and now you suffer mentally. I'm still plotting, skimming, soon you will...
    luv2pee23 luv2pee23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    Every cut The next drop I can only see What I

    am not I can't do it It will go wrong Living is hard Just can't go on I'm tired of this Too much pain I can't endure this Just not again I can't hold it in I just need to cry But first I have to Just say goodbye All I feel Is crippling sorrow Unable to conceive A durable...
    Harper101 Harper101 18-21, F Feb 12, 2015

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2014

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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
    sighselly sighselly 13-15, F 2 Responses May 25, 2014

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    Monsters under my bed No one cares No one

    bothers to know No one ever notices The pills aren't working I noticed you lay on your bed Debating on death When you're laying on bed You try to open your eyes But they won't open Sewed shut Traumatized in a nightmare Can't get ahold of reality The monsters tight their...
    IScreamedOhPeter IScreamedOhPeter 70+, F 3 Responses Jan 2

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    Straddled tongue silently mocking Forbidden

    antidotes, deprived breath like rope around my throat. Hypnotic apparatus finally exposed, force-fed bargains for a timely decompose. Sinfully brazen, lust of a deadly rose. Mirrored vision of themselves I kindly give a toast. Deranged minds shamelessly untwine, given the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 1, 2015

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    Inside Inside he lives to scratch

    and scream. outside the walls lies his big dream. a place to act his evil deeds the countless victims he will bleed. He stabs and pokes the blood soaked walls of his hellish prison of blood and bones. now deep in my head to find his way out. surely he'll find it of this ive...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 2

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    Reflecting Me I woke to myself like looking in

    mirror. with dark dead eyes wide open in terror. with skin a dirty white and cuts deep to the bone. Teeth rooted and deformed and black tongue were shown. Hands coveres in blood, fingers ripped and nails torn. palms slashed and black veins fold out like a horn. Bloody tears...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 2

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    Today is National Poetry day in the UK,

    so I wanted to share this. I see the words of many men Who speak as though their deeds are sacred I see the very hearts of saints. Who’ve turned from love now into hatred I see the sky above turn black The rivers empty, oceans red I see an enemy everywhere Both in the street...
    WatchTheWorldBurn WatchTheWorldBurn 18-21, M Oct 8, 2015

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    I wonder if hell for abusers is eternity of

    living inside the minds of all those of the abused. Alone with my thoughts What's that like? Silence is overrated For the record, so is night The darkness in this mind The chaos never ends Tears I can't cry And happiness pretends Memories flood Coating the door Can't shut my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21, 2015

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    The Dead Poet By: Rob Paquin Written on June

    17th, 2012 Out of his tapping fingertips, came all the words he had to type. Those words that laid within his mind, through all his sleepless nights. The fanning flames of starkness, of his reality of spite. From Inside that mind so twisted, came the words of such...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M Oct 13, 2015

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    A lifetime existing in isolation,

    no conciliation, resisting any happiness or true elation, Never any real communication, only trepidation with constant reservation, Not meeting any expectation, forever in consternation, simply no explanation, Getting old, never was bold, left in the cold, Told to always fold...
    Johnny050 Johnny050 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 12, 2015

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