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I Write My Troubles Away

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    Me

    From my pit i used to pull people up.I used my strength to push them towards the sun.Myself only seeing their shadow disappear into the brightness.Left alone with only a ray of hope in my heart that one day i will get my hand that'll come in my pit to pull me away.Until i...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

    Writing for me has been a passion since I was a little girl. I got some awards in Elementary School. Then in Middle School although in my day it was called Junior High School. I had some certificate awards from the poetry.com site. Not what I wanted to really do though. I...
    DieKatzeSchreibt DieKatzeSchreibt 41-45 Jul 21, 2011

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    Just Life

    years have flown by,many things we've gone trough,now stay in the shadows,deep away within our thoughts...                             ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    I Give You My Word.

    Sticks and stones may break your bones but words and thoughts are most powerful. Before the word there should be thought. Some thoughts should be abandoned because giving them any kind of energy is just not worth while. Some thought should grow and be carefully nurtured to become...
    OKKook OKKook 61-65, M Dec 4, 2011

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    Don't Cry

    Don't cry.I know pain is near.                                         ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    Sometimes

    Sometimes you see it.                                          ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    Did You Ever...

    Did you ever see the sky on a cloudy day?                          Did you ever feel the wind turn when you knew there was nothing left to learn? ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    She Smiled.

    At first this is compleet fiction.: Every day i want to wander and free my head of any thoughts i go to the museum.One i went too regularly was a small one only showing portrets or landscapes.I went there a lot but it took me a few visits to eventually notice her.She hang...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2008

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    A New Day

    A new day is arriving.A new light watches over me as i awake.As once a bird i knew that began singing every morning i awoke.It would sit on my chest and was quiet all morning,until i opened my eyes.Than it began his song.Only for me.Every morning.Just like that now my boyfriend...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    Diary..

    Whenever I feel like cutting I write in my diary.. Just my thoughts.. I just let them flow out of my head and get rid of them.. It often works really well... However, I'd love to write poems.. But somehow I don't want to write them in German and my English is too bad -.- I need...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 23, 2008

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    A Time For Everything

    ffor everything there is a time in your life.                              A time for loving,a time for crying,    ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    I Used to

     Growing up in Waterville really sucked.I was the outcast and had all sorts of repressed teen crap  goin on.I would just go to the balcony and watch the sunset and pour my heart into my notebook.Every feeling I would carefully enter ,usually crying. It was freeing once...
    blackcat blackcat 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    Writing Wrongs

    "...the soul lies buried in the ink that writes" - John Clare It's been a while since I wrote poems. And I used to love writing poetry, writing poems was as necessary to me as breathing air. I wrote to feel normal, I wrote to exorcise my despair, I wrote my joy, my hopes, my...
    brighteyedstargazer brighteyedstargazer 36-40, F Jun 17, 2013

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    Needy People.

    i've always dealt with them.Not that i mind but whan you're 14 and your dad calls you up to say he's standing on a bridge and needs you to talk him out of it,it isn't easy.They lay their life in your hands then.I never knew how i came up with this but i asked;'how many times have...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2008

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    Fear,doubt,love,power

    Fear haunts me,                                            ...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 21, 2008

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    All the Time

    I don't know if I actually write my troubles "away".  I've discovered that writing does help to clear my mind and ease some of my emotions.  There are times when I need to talk, but nobody is around.  I write as a substitute.  I'll have entire...
    goddessone goddessone 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 31, 2008

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    SO I have an ipad and I really love it's

    original it's lightning pin charger cable got broken so I bought a new one costing 300 ( Indian rupees) but It also got faulty and ipad said that the accessory is not reliable now my father is a bad tempered guy and his mood his nowadays bad due to losses in funds so I...
    1nfern0 1nfern0 18-21, M May 5, 2014

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    My Last 6 Years

    Met a guy fell in love, went  college got raped almost died almost died by being strangled to death he got out of jail, I moved home in the guy I've been with does not help me at all with that. Now here I am nobody to talk to you scared of the public I'm forcing him in our...
    af1326 af1326 22-25, F Jan 26, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    This poem is a repost ( I had a bad habit of deleting things ) Looking out my window, something I lately often do Just passing time and drinking wine and thinking thoughts of you...
    jim054 jim054 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    Cool Ocean Breeze. The cool ocean breeze flowed over me as I lay motionless on the soft sand, waves crashing ever so lightly against the shoreline, almost as if nature itself...
    Antony7 Antony7 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    See i feel there has to come a point soon enough when I’ll feel "ok". Although I’m no longer sure what that should feel like anymore, adding to my idea that well it won’t...
    maxbg23 maxbg23 22-25, M Apr 24

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    The feeling of putting aside daily cares and troubles, just sitting by the lake, walking at the gardens and getting lost in the car parks the past few days have been awesome. I...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It just feels so relaxing to just pour yourself into writing something. To just forget the troubles, the worries, the stress,the pain and give yourself to the writing. It doesn't...
    Listentotherain123 Listentotherain123 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    A Spring freshness is now in the air, A bright sunlight day to ease one's everyday despair, Breathing in the refreshing slow easy breeze, Putting a restful mind at such ease...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Tell me if this is a good story.Just comment a good or bad please PLEASE. IM 13 AND I WANT THIS TO BE KEPT AS MINE. DONT STEAL IT. Sometimes, when I go to the bathroom at the end...
    oneinforty oneinforty 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    In times of hardship we try to extend our hand out to something familiar. This familiar thing may have a place in our past. I hate going back to those who hurt me, but I know there...
    Deadlynightshade5 Deadlynightshade5 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I reach for you to give solace in the nightWhen the shadows dance on your wallsLet me bring for you a smileI want to write away your fears tonightRide with meWhere do you want to...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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    Sometimes I wish I could say everything I know and want without getting in trouble or hurting others. I don't. I keep too many things inside wondering and worrying what people...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    These are actually lyrics to one of my songs but what are lyrics other than poetry? Fly by. A Demand for Proof Verse 1: I remember back in the day When we used our minds to fly...
    ADemandForProof ADemandForProof 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I write a lot, when I'm feeling down I put it all in paper, my worst times are written down, while my bests are in pictures, life is not easy, it will never be. I like to write...
    franchesval franchesval 18-21, F Apr 5

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    From a little girl of three she laced up her tiny feet with pink worn out shoes So she could dance away her blues. So much focus on one task so she could dance away her past So...
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    Darkness shrouded the landscape. Not quite the pitch black of a coffins interior but black enough that the indistinct forms of trees and buildings merged into slightly darker...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I'm coming up with this as I go so please don't judge too much or attack me for making errors, thank you. if you are about to go to sleep or are scared easily, even though it is...
    Emenem123 Emenem123 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    Does anyone wanna hear a story? It's copyright but I'm happy to share! It's not too good but I try, so enjoy I guess!😄 Pothcrome unplugged Story Chapter 1 *Whiirrrrrrrrrr...
    Penelton Penelton 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    I inhale fire in the form of a cold wind and hold it for a moment. I hold it in, allow it to swirl in my lungs and build like a tidal wave pushing at the edge of my being. I exhale...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    BUCKET Life goes by in spite of plans, The seconds tick away. Nothing you can do to stop, Or even make them stay. Time marches straight ahead, And doesn’t take a break. It...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Dark Concrete Paths As the afternoon sun turned dim Shining palely upon the streets And upon shadowy dives Like rivers of painted greys slim Like slick thin steel knives Hard as...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I watched a lad die today, I looked on as life passed away... It was not for him being a stranger, but only death as a tragedy; Yet not a tear did my heart give away... A mother...
    Vdarkghost Vdarkghost 22-25 1 Response Apr 15

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    Life Unlimited Born like poetry curious and free No fear or shame instilled in me Exploration of smiles and soft laughter Bright lights and naps I wonder what's after...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F Apr 16

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    A World Full Of Sin Where were you When i longed for your touch Where were you I wanted to give up You should've been there To shelter my heart From this world full of sin Where...
    marshmel marshmel 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    How to murder a girl: Step 1: Find the most happiest girl you can. The most noblest. Now go talk to her, make her feel nice. Envenom her mind with your sweet talk. Step 2: Now...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    My Thoughts Some people tell me I am too dreary, When I put down a rhyme, So I thought I would lighten up, Well maybe just this time. I will tell you about some other thoughts...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 6 Responses Apr 8

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    This one is again more of a bad song. Since I've been driving a lot, I've been listening to the radio more. There are a lot of songs about drinking and some of them seem a bit...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 12