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    Another Piece Of My Soul ~ Untitled - By: Rob Paquin - I am therefore I am. Just doing what I can. I'll stay gone and I'll carry on. It's my only plan.   I was therefore I...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    Sweet Darkness - Kisses and wishes, and the hook without fishes Living and loving and eternal blisses Sweetly denying the curses undying and inside the truth see the thing that is...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    So - Can we ask for truth While lying to ourselves?
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    Fear - Fear has its own way of living- Remaining strained from everything Not living in the moment Analyzing every second;          Thinking each time...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 30, 2013

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    "Trying" We're all just pretending Pretending to be, someone who's better than we are so the other wont leave. We're not as perfect as they think It's love that makes us appear...
    SydBarrett06 SydBarrett06 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Rest Your Heart - Rest your heart,here in my hands Shield your soul behind me. Let me safeguard your deepest thoughts With a friendship given freely I ask you not for anything...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 12, 2012

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    To Be Honest Late in October I was sitting with you on a burgundy, wood bench, discussing a topic I can't quite recall. In the middle of our conversation you put your silver...
    Heuristic Heuristic 13-15, F Jan 12

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    Wait - Many things I rather do than wait to see the same Many words I would like to cast including my true name Though the time it does not suit me My opinion is unjust So I...
    loaere loaere 26-30 Sep 27, 2013

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    Refusal - Cold and captive Hidden from view Their spirits holding More value than you Lie to my face I see what you hold True loss experienced No need to be again told Wise...
    loaere loaere 26-30 Aug 17, 2013

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    your gonna my friend tho i have not all ways been there to dry your tears you did not all ways show any how you were hurt and a Lone and you Took your life you were a lone you...
    hiaru hiaru 16-17, F Jan 30

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    The Cat And Hare (a Lover's Poem) - About a year and a half ago I stumbled upon a pair of lovers here. I watched for a time, just letting their words to each other wash over me...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 22, 2012

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    Dark Abyss - In my solitude i do despair not knowing how mush longer i can bare to my mind ,the darkness bites and tears shrouded in this darkened mist swallowed by the dark...
    TheCaliforniaKid TheCaliforniaKid 18-21, M Aug 26, 2013

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    Hope Lives - Close my eyes,sit and sigh,lock away the tears inside.Won't let hope die,though I wonder why,evil finds a place to hideI think and try,to let love fly,and still I see...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 7 Responses Apr 17, 2013

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    Take My Hand - And there within the iris of the blinking eye There's the clarity of truth hidden by the lie. And in the softest whispered words carried by the breeze There is...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 27, 2012

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    The streaming water coming out from the fountain seemed to glisten with the iridescent light of those whose lives surround it. I stood staring at it, that old forgotten fountain...
    passion4writing passion4writing 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 4

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    What It Takes - I thought omniscience belonged to God But you also blanket over life To smother, unravel And reconstruct the living Dirt under my nails, just to get you out I...
    zoeb555 zoeb555 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    Quintese - I'd like to tell you about a friend, who I think is just the best. Her life has recently seemed to her, a bit like a small test. She's really quite lovely. That's...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 27, 2012

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    To Part.... (for: Kim) - I remember the first day that we met, and you were all that I could see. I still remember our first kiss, and the way you gazed at me. I remember thinking...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    Stained Glass - As I stare at the mirror all I can see, are the eye's of a stranger that stare back at me. A face that is worn down. A bit wrinkled and lined. Some hair...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 14, 2012

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    Spring's Whisper - Inside the heat of Summer's days, with fun and and freedom all the craze, The world is simply burning Then Autumn leaves will start their dance, inside their...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 7 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    To Measure - I gather together every memory of emotion and tie it to a collage of visual and auditory perception any detail I could gather before the moment passed there are so...
    loaere loaere 26-30 1 Response Aug 23, 2013

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    Sweet Music - If I began to strike a beat, would you play for me a tune If I sang a song for you, will you dance around the room If I came and held you close would you sigh so...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 6 Responses Nov 23, 2012

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    Life And The Show Goes On - Broken street lightsOld pieces of paper sweptAnd Scattered by the unfriendly windsWe are sparks of lightSeparated from the divineWe go on with our busy...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 11, 2013

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    Ailment - What ails you? Those voices in your head Could not be dopamine apparitions- They are only soft coos From the pretty white Face That we hide in - When the sun turns its...
    zoeb555 zoeb555 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    You loved me At least that is a rumor I once heard when the Moment was hot and We rocked the bed Was that ever true? It it was, it was as Fleeting as the foam On an ocean wave...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Jan 11

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    Parting from friends is sad,But part you must,Sometimes for your own good.And sometimes for theirs.
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    (Pick A Name You Find Suitable) - A sirens call to bring me closer To rest sweetly in your arms I see A flower called from imagination among Sunflower Daisy and Rose Is better...
    loaere loaere 26-30 1 Response Aug 14, 2013

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    Here's a short story I wrote on my phone: Today I saw a women get shot on a ferry to England. The weather was stormy and no one had heard the shot due to the thunder. We were alone...
    passion4writing passion4writing 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    LIKE A CAT BITTER TASTE DESIRE FOLLOWED BY THE EYE AS I SCREAM A LOT WORRIES ARE UNTOLD. LIKE A CAT HIDDEN IN THE DARK WITH VISION SHARP WATCH BEHIND MY BACK KILLING LIKE A START...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Dec 9, 2013

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    The Door - I've had my ups and downs My highs and lows Walked in the fires of my soul's bellows And through it all I came to know That before me stood A Door. So with a trembling...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 6 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    ⭐️Wonder⭐️ Do you ever wonder? Wonder about a world beyond space, beyond the galaxy? A world that is completely and utterly perfect. A world with peace & magical creatures...
    stahrs stahrs 13-15, F Mar 5

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    ....EP week at a glance....Monday.....gesture, ...fondle profile, fanTuesday...log in to to the euphoria of a new friend....exchange pleasantries with ep mail....learn all about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 20

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    No Fear Needed - Unnecessary burden to gather twigs when kindling is near the hearth To feel so flighty, unaware, instilled in you from birth The best teaching could offer until...
    loaere loaere 26-30 Aug 17, 2013

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    Inside - Out - Inside the magic mirror. Inside the land of dreams. Inside the crystal waters. Inside the placid streams. Inside the favorite feeling. Inside the peaceful heart...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    Hunter & Hunted - Ah, so again I see the voracious side of the one within the seeker's light Should caution be the winding way to gaurd her from all that she craves For truly...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    The Iris And The Flame - They talked to each other. Each with their own set of questions and replies. Each with a demanding want for a better understanding. They conversed. Neither...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 1 Response May 16, 2012

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    Truth Behind The Sentinel -   Stone cold silent - Feels so violent Torment raging, With his self war waging Look too closely. Read it wrong Not one place where he...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    A Star Of My Own - Drenched in the sweat of desperation,Spinning my own illusionsTo live the life that I want Either in this world or,By strength of will,In a world shaped by my...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Aug 26, 2013

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    I love you, yes, But with all the infinite yearnings Of my heart, and the limits That the flesh imposes So I will say: I'm sorry Before your tears come While the sun still shines...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Happy Birthday To You - And, here is your present, a wish just for you. Though I'm posting in public so others can see it too. That's just a way so everyone will all know...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 4 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    The Beast Inside - I can feel It in there stirring,starting to come to life.I feel It's madness building,as It opens up Its eyes.I can sense It's aggrivation,as It shakes the...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 6 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Untitled ~ By: Rob Paquin -  If there were a way to make you happy....,a simple way to block the crappy...,a rhyme to say that was really snappy...,and take away that feeling...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 4 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    Seasons Of The Fall - And there within the fantasy, Those seasons of the fall With all that's past and come to be, and anything at all For all the sweeter memories and the...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    Love You - In the Autumn, nighttime air To hold you close and feel you there To lay a kiss upon your cheek To hear of all the things you'd speak To walk along hand in hand As the...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 26, 2012

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    Walls - Walls slowly closing in slowly im suffocating no were to run from the light, the shadows come cracking ,faded paint searching for a window of escape give up sanity...
    TheCaliforniaKid TheCaliforniaKid 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2013

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    A Shaped Reality - At the center of my bubble I sit without character for all to gaze inside Integrity and truth diminished when knowledge bested them All I have is time I would...
    loaere loaere 26-30 Aug 14, 2013

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    Dear Muse - your prose refined glides across my skin your dialect luxurious to my senses a brilliance that's rare yet humble with grace speak so gently you bridge our...
    psychomagnet psychomagnet 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    Here's My Short Story. Hope You Like! -               An Incident Between Two Pillars     ...
    Tricz Tricz 21-25, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2007

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    Stolen - I do write poetry and am working on my second book but because of ideas and writing stolen off of EP I no longer share...as the people who stole them are here on EP at...
    sdg4153 sdg4153 56-60, M Sep 13, 2013

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    Because I Can --- For Sierra33 (because..., She Knows She Can Too!) - There are times, I'd like to rhyme. Or sing a song, that's so sublime. Or dance away until the daylight...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    Sleepless Love - As I lay here, wide awake Thoughts of you through my mind doth race Inside my heart you heal the break Into my soul you fill the space As I lay with open eyes...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2012

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