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    Lightning streaks of madness ran through her

    wild mane As black stained cheeks arrived again Artice blue eyes burned bright with rage Frantically grasping her rusted brass cage Fits of fury vibrated to the core Shouts an echo that will be ignored The naked trees sway violently east All alone and shaken... forever deceased
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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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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    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 1 Response Feb 23

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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 6 days ago

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    The End I Want To Die I Want Some Relief My

    Screaming Soul Demands It’s Release No Hugs, No Kiss’s No Sex Can Heal The Torture, The Pain My Soul Can Feel No Balm, No Plan No Escape For Me Eternal Damnation Is All I Can See - Dark - 12/25/14
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 25, 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 5 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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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 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 1 Response Feb 23

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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 1 Response Feb 11

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    If we all died right

    now .. How would it be Take a whole look ..at all of me I want death to take me now I won't ask questions or wonder how Constant tears flow from my face I feel battered, lonely and only disgrace I say what I feel but it's not taken I try to release.. All I feel is a broken...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23

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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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    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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    This mirror here holds no reflection The image

    is there; it ceases connection I ball up my fists.. As tight as can be I shatter this mirror before I can see My fists all bloody and full of pain My eyes are streaming ..as steady rain Inside ..my true self howls at the moon No one to hear.. All alone in this tomb My shell...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    dataworm dataworm 18-21, F Jan 20

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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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    I just built my well up higher tears

    nor fears can flow over I wallow in all my transgressions I'm no fool.. No more confessions I deserve what comes to me Karma calls and it's all for thee -nat
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I tried... As i lay here halve dead Wondering

    why my life is such a mess As from my wrist drops something red Why does life makes me feel so worthless Seeing everyone happy Making friends and relationships I'm already starting to feel crappy While im just grabbing my chips Oh life why are you so horrible I never signed up...
    WarriorPoet97 WarriorPoet97 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1

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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 6 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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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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    "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...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M Jan 23, 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
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 2 Responses May 25, 2014

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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 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Battle inside has been ignited Blind eyes

    cracked ..nothing united Ice cold heart resides in this shell Living my own creation ..of personal hell Demons and angels claw for my soul Evil prevails .. It's always so cold You think burning alive is actually hot Mind bending, spirit quenchin, simply distraught Catch a...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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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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    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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    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 hurt because of you.

    The pain I felt when you hurt me. The anger that followed what you did. I could never understand why you did these things to me... I was 6 Just beginning life.. And you took it from me. How is this fair to me?? I hurt everyday because you raped me. The pain of knowing you...
    AlphaBloodMoon AlphaBloodMoon 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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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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    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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    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 scars on her wrist Are the story of her

    life A razor kiss When she gave up on her life. Her crys for help That never came Instead she yelpS With the pain. Suicidal thoughts On her mind Like a flowerpot That cracks through time. A little cut To numb the pain Buts instead it Came with rain. Scars cover her thighs From...
    justamistake justamistake 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2014

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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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    Death has a sting that only lasts Circling

    around a memory past Death swoops in and takes a soul Floods unravel.. if truth be told Death is dark and grabs you quick Sorrow filled eyes continue to stick Death checks to see if you're okay Then grabs you up with no delay Death pulls your heart strings with delight...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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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 2 Responses a week ago

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    Porcelain shatters throughout the night Engulf

    the skies with blackening fright Tell me your angle.. my precious one Feel the fire burning.. like eternal sun Paint me thought One wish I bought Catch all the glory All time can see inside .. each vile story -nat
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Vicious beings inhabit this planet Can't do

    anything .. Can't stand it Just sit and pretend, place on your mask Stay on cue .. Make sure it lasts Dull aches fall to the pit of my stomach I slip over the edge.. And quickly plummet
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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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...
    AlphaBloodMoon AlphaBloodMoon 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 25

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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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    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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    No name -16 feb. 2013 Had a chance to glide

    over my stream of solitude Shattered pieces of my strength catch the wind briskly No backbone left in my delicate heart Time stands still Will this moment pass? Death.. Will you step up your game? In recent times, seems I have no name Gut wrenching thoughts float in my head...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F Feb 18

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    Control or be controlled Control

    or be controlled I'll just swallow your soul swallow that sweet soul Bind you and tie you down Gag you and bring you down Don't worry my little flower You're a dead withering flower No life within anymore now Eyes don't sparkle too now Blackness will soon engulf Plague like...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    darkness surrounds the fears of my past Death

    lurks around every corner ..no boast Could this be the very end I just may think so my sweetest friend Darkness takes over Look over your shoulder There it is Sits pissed Demon that is Laughing at this Grabs you by its dreadful mouth Laps you up ..from the south Take me now...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 19

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Feb 20