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I Write Poetry Because That Is What I Do

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    I Never Thought I'd Have to Let You Go -  I never thought I'd have to let you go, It took so long to find you and in that finding was: Life's promise to meet my match, But...
    johnnyjohnnyjohnny johnnyjohnnyjohnny 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 23, 2009

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    Sound Of Color - hush ...silence your tongue...what was that gentle sound I thought I just heard? It came just after a rain shower...I thought I just heard a rainbow Sounded like...
    relcychoho relcychoho 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 20, 2011

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    Wolfsong For Mollywoppy -  that day you were going to leave me I sat and wept, I sobbed, my tears stopped up my eyes then I looked at you and i knew you were my life...
    johnnyjohnnyjohnny johnnyjohnnyjohnny 26-30, M Feb 9, 2009

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    My Poem, Willing Slave - Warm embraces, devour me, sweet emotion, overpowers me, the flesh and the bone, the body the soul chain me to your love I'm your willing slave, torture me...
    June30 June30 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2010

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    I Write This Now - Not all things that do not make sense are stupid, I broke the wing of the South wind in my ignorance, The twelve stones in my breastplate were not mine, Beneath...
    johnnyjohnnyjohnny johnnyjohnnyjohnny 26-30, M Feb 7, 2011

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    I Ve Wrote A Song!!! Please Do Comment And Tell Me How Is It :) :) - best place on the earth!! verse 1: wereva yo're wid me is the best place on the earth i feel like lyk a...
    poojabhatt poojabhatt 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2012

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    Though I Am Dust -  Though I am to become dust That part of me which was my heart, Having been loved by you, Will somewhere become air And in a soft breeze Will make...
    johnnyjohnnyjohnny johnnyjohnnyjohnny 26-30, M Feb 26, 2009

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    What Touches Me - more than love and life and death the revelation that my name has hung upon your breath when you and I were close; as close as close can get And no more...
    johnnyjohnnyjohnny johnnyjohnnyjohnny 26-30, M Feb 10, 2009

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    So I Don‘t To Talk To Myself - All (my) verses...or almost all, beyond the quick tip on the keyboard has the company of tears, as sharp as the last glance, as passionate as the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    Depends Upon My Mood! - When I first came to EP, I seemed to be able to write poetry at the drop of a hat. Some good,some so so,some realbad. But the words came freely. Today, I...
    AnIrishwarrior AnIrishwarrior 56-60, M Mar 12, 2012

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    The Barbed Wire And The Glass - Is this where where eden has become? A spoken word a curse a thought a crime? I see mine own flesh cleaved from my bone and all the while an empty...
    johnnyjohnnyjohnny johnnyjohnnyjohnny 26-30, M Feb 7, 2011

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    In the Big Dip - Certain broken promisses remind, questionable fears abide, Perfunctory courtesy slides, Dim stares sheath the eyes, The wheels of existance grind, Deadline...
    johnnyjohnnyjohnny johnnyjohnnyjohnny 26-30, M Feb 10, 2009

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    I write poetry. I love poetry(: I like the fact that you can write how you're feeling, that's it's calming, and entertaining. I write mostly dark poetry. I write love poems here...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I write poetry I love it ... how you gently weave the words into a wonderful song that only you can hear ... I love poems and poetry I do I feel like it gets out all of my...
    emmawinterfrost emmawinterfrost 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I write poetry but I'm always to scared to show people, those that I have shown say it's really good... But I don't know it's like they're taking a step inside my mind and I don't...
    BrokenFromMemories BrokenFromMemories 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    Poetry is what helps me explain my thoughts clearly
    geo92 geo92 18-21, M Apr 6

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    "The One" If I had to describe you In one word, I would say a picture, Because you to me, Are worth far more than one word, You are amazing, You are intelligent, You are beautiful...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Confused me Trapped me Stepped on me Shut me in Locked me out I don't know What's going on I'm frowning With holding upset I don't understand I want to hit out I want to fight...
    Munchycaterpillar Munchycaterpillar 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    Memories of waver Within the darkness in my mind, the shackles of suppressed memories unfold, into a delicate flower that spurs out the poison of my undoings. Hance I think to...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    This is a poem I wrote to someone I fell in love with. Long story short, he had to leave and I've been... very sad ever since. So many components lead to my suicide attempt.. I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Just going through some of my poetry... And I thought I would share some (: I wrote this poem for the man i loved, my best friend, when he was still with us in this life - R.I.P...
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Message at the Bottom of a Bottle I'm afraid you and I are too easy to coerce Because guilty is just too close to guilt free And I can't decide which is worse You break me down...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    Sure my poetry is not great but I still make poetry but I keep it a secret because most of it is about my love and lust for my crushes.
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I like to write funny poetry like this limerick I made in class during the poetry unit AHEM. I once had a cat He looked like a rat I took him to school But he fell in a pool And...
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, scripts, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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    Some more old poetry (: Bite and Hold On: The stars lined themselves up in the sky, like marbles ready to trip me over. That's the sort of crazy I'd like to walk over anyway...
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F Mar 31

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    No one has ever read this that I know :P It's... it's kind of my life story, why things are wrong with me and the things that are wrong with me. It's not rhymey like usual. Can...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Secluded Saudade Tell me it's a phase, a rebound of infatuation at it's best. Don't fall for me because I'll fall too. When I call please don't answer. Don't speak to me softly...
    Hiddensilence Hiddensilence 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    This was supposed to be about human beings giving up their human identity to the elephant and the last elephant becoming the whole universe and retracing all it's memories within...
    whisperingpipes whisperingpipes 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I don't even know if it is exactly poetry, it's more so just pretty sentences that I sometimes write.
    Manders27 Manders27 16-17, F Apr 3

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    "Twisted Smites." Surprised if nothing more, For nothing is near to enlightenment as I once thought was. Now it is darkness filled with laughter With the thrills of a fool...
    strivexwolf strivexwolf 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You don't know it but sometimes when you say its okay after you say I hurt you. I write about it in my notebook I write what we go through so I always know not to make the same...
    candygirl189 candygirl189 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Poetry is art . Poetry is like painting , but instead of colors it is descriptive words .
    647821097bbnmhb 647821097bbnmhb 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    You are beautiful because no one is like you. You are strong because you've made it through. You are valuable because to yourself you are true. Why and what you feel inside no one...
    superficialife superficialife 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    Creating Poetry is my only escape from a world that doesnt understand.... My words will tell you about my life and how **** it is. Poetry is the only escape....
    Callmedarvi Callmedarvi 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    You have a past but it’s just that nothing to regret you’ve made mistakes you’ve fell and risen you’ll make mistakes again but you recognize that which is one of many...
    Danielswifeisrighthere Danielswifeisrighthere 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Emotional predators Think but don't act Help others but not yourself Avoid doing all these horrible things That go on inside your mind But don't do anything beneficial Make it...
    lonerwolfhowling lonerwolfhowling 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    It’s Not Worth It… My eyes are sore from crying ever hour of the day Because everyone whose promised it has never ever stayed. They promised they would be there through every...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F Apr 7

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    I was gonna publish a poetry book but the publisher said no one was into poetry anymore :( It saddened me
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The Truth About You and I I've got bruises highlighting my skin And cuts stringing along my soul Your only objective here is to win And my goal is to be in control But that's...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    this poem is called true love him: Do I ever cross your mind? her: No. him: Do you like me? her: Not Really. him: Do you want me? her: No. him: Would you cry if I left? her: No...
    JClove33 JClove33 18-21, M Mar 18

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    "this is morning in her arms" she opens a pack of sheffield english type number five cigarettes i rest my head in her lap as she reads a french newspaper its raining in paris and...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 Responses Mar 21

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    "sun's dust devils" the pale glass window dusty with the passing days reflects a shard of the sun's dust devils and all i could hear was the small sounds that creatures of the...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Apr 2

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    Hi there, Here is a poem I have taken from my personal journal. I would like to share it with you. This poem is about a prolonged, painful breakup about a year and a half ago.. I...
    snowpetal snowpetal 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    (im no good at this poetry stuff...but whatever) Unrequited I did something I knew I shouldn’t have Something so foolish I am now ashamed I never should have said, I love you...
    Muramasa Muramasa 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    We come to pass with a lesson to put in. (and perhaps old teachings to put aside.) Like a seed we plant. We have to make the decision to throw its hard covered shell down into the...
    AndersonAlexander AndersonAlexander 18-21, M Apr 7

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    The Folds of My Skin (or Middle Aged Musings) I am wondering if I will die a natural death or die before my time then wonder is death pre-ordained? Or is it a state we can direct...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I decided to write one last poem To explain it all Sometimes it's better to let go Because the timing's wrong But I'm still on my knees Trying to stop the bleeding 'Cause my head...
    shndevrsz shndevrsz 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    A-Bomb a Nation..........Abomination.........really, is their a difference??? I sort through the detritus of my thoughts, searching through the meaningless words, for hints and...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Driven by the Wind With you I question everything. But it’s not a question of who are you, It’s who am I? Who am I? I thought I had it figured out. Planned who I wanted...
    Poetbyheart Poetbyheart 22-25, F Mar 21

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    "P.S. Goodbye" Remember when I was small and didn't know Didn't understand, wouldn't tell you though I couldn't even grasp a single word you said..... Ever loving... Invincible...
    Missing22Aquarius Missing22Aquarius 18-21, F Mar 27

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    An Authors Pointless Sympathy By Hollie Davidson (Me, aha) I call her name in full despair I look for the warnings everywhere I wait at the doorway unaware My heart got broken...
    Magicbubbless Magicbubbless 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29