Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Write Poetry Once In a While

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 136 People

    This Is How I Write When Frustration Overtakes Me.

    Discussion of interlingual backformationsLike sweet music to my earsSounds like coming homeOr it wouldIf I wanted to go backI can see the utter irrelevance of the subjectA dubious gift of adolescenceIdle prattle on a busy Monday morningAnd so many topics left unconsideredWorld...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 10 Responses May 10, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Without You

    My heart aches as I awaken to find that you are not there beside me as you have always been. Where are you my dear beloved friend? Silver streams spring from my eyes as the shards of my broken heart cling to the strings of my soul, Bleeding...drip, by drip, by drip. Not...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 16, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Shinning Star

    I wrote this poem a few weeks aftet I started talking with Tory. Enjoy everyone My Shinning Star I use to live in the dark Alone and scared Then one day you came along And shown a little light into my world At first I was scared, but you kept on shinning Never giving up...
    GothicXCupcake GothicXCupcake 31-35, F Jan 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A poem to fill my empty heart.

    I sit here in the Dark stuffing my face with all that's good chocolate, chips and treats that are oh so good. Has I put that sweetie goodness into my mouth it melts to fill my heart. I sit here in the dark and wonder what to do , I come to a stand still but I still chew. I sit...
    Cutestuff2 Cutestuff2 22-25, F Mar 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A Child's Prayer

    Now I lay me down to die Bombs are falling from the sky Planes are flying overhead Paints my playground all in red Mommy now for weeks has slept and by her body I have wept Now I lay me down to die And wonder if Americans cry
    CorazonVacio CorazonVacio 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sun An Original Haiku

    The sun is so bright The sun is shining outside The day will be warm
    Bananapepper Bananapepper 18-21, F Jan 2, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What Lurkes In The Shadow Before Me?

    An impossible question to answer in truth..My shadow precedes me as to lead me in the wrong direction. When I close my eyes it steps inside of me to ensure that I am there and kept. And so I remain the only light that emits a faint glow that is of me thus creating the shadow...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 16, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Welcome Spring to the wild sounds of

    drums Violin and guitar Somewhere in the distance Us… on the cold ground Watching the stars and the fires burn Darkness, vastness, emptiness Like two Mad Hatters Always trying to save the world And find our place in it I asked you silently „How does it all feel?“ You said...
    backpackfairy backpackfairy 22-25, F Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Prima Causa

    You have touched my mind As minds so rarely do To know each others thoughts Wondrous on its own, but only a beginning It’s but a pale reflection of  spirits touching You have touched my spirit I feel what you feel, want what you want More precious, but still only a...
    CorazonVacio CorazonVacio 46-50, M Sep 23, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Equilibrium

    Rest if you must. Sleep if you can. Lay your pretty face Upon my hand. Steal those baby blues And close them tight. It’s time to surrender To yourself tonight. I don’t need you naked, In leather or lace. I want to see harmony And a smile on your face. On your soft, sweet...
    SecretBrokenDoll SecretBrokenDoll 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 8, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Story. Opening The Tabs Of My Mind.

    My story. Opening the tabs of my mind. The child survives the monster, the pump house, the closet, the bathtub, the screaming, the fear, the fear, the fear. Be still. Be very quiet....disappear. You don't have to hurt. You can watch from afar. The darkness is my peace. The...
    ktyler713 ktyler713 46-50, F Aug 6, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    To Nervous To Share Poetry

    I know that may sound stupid or something, but I am really to nervous to share any of the poetry I have ever wrote. I think it is because I don't ant negative feedback from anyone, or that I don't want anyone to see that my poetry is not as good as I want it to be. It is the same...
    deafdream deafdream 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Air Kisses And First Dates

    don't kiss my cheekyour affection is patheticit should be a liebut you're quite certain you mean iti don't want your skin     touching mineyour smooth cheek revolts mei don't want your phony civility.i have nothing to give youno thing is for youit's mine and i need itand i...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F Mar 8, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Little Bits Now and Then

    I give my all But you won't catch my fall
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 15, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Savannah

    I miss the smell of your skin;The milk and the honey and the salt and the sweat.I love the way your lip curlsWhen some no-account little fool thinks he can invade your space.I remember the long nightsin the city, watching them watch us,and the longer nightsfeeling your heat...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 4, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Too Bad I Suck At It Though :p

    Beneath the setting moon and starry skies Lies an ill forgotten place a secret nook next to the babbling brook in the forest of no return you'll find it maybe an old-run down castle with no servant nor master here the stay is free that is if you can last the night...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 22, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Writing Isn't Easy...

    I like to write poetry and read others as well. It is kool to see how others write, what they are feeling and thinking during certain times. I know my poems reflect experiences I have gone through. Altho, I do not write on a regular basis. I have to be in a certain mood to write...
    Alie1 Alie1 26-30 1 Response Jul 18, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Pretty Blue Veins

    Something I wrote while I was with Tory. enjoy Pretty blue veins (c) 2012 Pretty blue veins that pop against my pale white skin Pretty blue veins that shine through my pale white skin Pretty blue veins that run up and down my body Pretty blue veins that some find repulsive...
    GothicXCupcake GothicXCupcake 31-35, F Aug 11, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just Listen

    Alone in my roomI sit and I cryHearing the shoutsThat take my lifeYet slowly stillI'm fading awayLeaving this worldI've had all I can takeSo becoming nothingI say I give and I giveBut you wouldn't takeThe words of my broken smileWith no wings I fallQuickly to hellAway from...
    DoctorChurchie DoctorChurchie 22-25, F Jun 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Personal Versus Others

    I have always loved poetry since I first learned about it in school as a child. As I got older I would chicken scratch my own versions in a notebook. When I was first moved out on my own as an adult I came across all those poems. I copied them all down in a bigger notebook that I...
    LostSpace LostSpace 41-45 Apr 10, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Demise By Bds

    "Darkness consumes meAs I fall into the blackMy heart's not thereIt never has beenDon't think that I don't knowWhat you really think of meSo that's the way it'll beHand me the swordCovered in my bloodAnd I'll stab my non-existing heartYou can sit there and laught at meAs this...
    DoctorChurchie DoctorChurchie 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Boo

    Just a silly little love poem I wrote for my boyfriend last night. enjoy MY BOO My boo puts the stars in the night sky He puts the butterflies in my tummy. My boo puts a smile on my face a mile long. He is the April to my October. My boo lights up my dark morbid world. He lets me...
    GothicXCupcake GothicXCupcake 31-35, F Jan 2, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    An Image Of Me

    No Beginning nor end, in the image of my Father from whence I came. The immeasurable vastness of my souls abyss you could not begin to fathom. So far past the depths of sorrow even the Angels weep for hope. The light at the other end is an illusion behind me. This is my Despair.
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I don't claim to be a poet, though I sometimes write poetry, albeit poorly. I write what happens to be in, or pouring from, my heart and soul. This is for, to, and about, my best...
    waterbaby79 waterbaby79 31-35, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Imagine yourself high atop a mountain On this mountain, you are king Here, you walk among the gods Sweat, blood, and tears fueled your climb to its peak While others failed the...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know this might seem obvious already, but I love poetry. It's one of the few forms of writing that I enjoy writing over reading. I used to do it as a kid, write out little rhymes...
    BrokenWingedDove BrokenWingedDove 16-17 Nov 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I usually don't like poetry because people who write it sounds stupid to me sometimes. Saying **** like "the wind was just an echo from my soul" that kinda poetry ****** me off...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My demon stood with me He who took all i had from me, Who had stolen away from me Family, Joy and Peace. I sought help from my savior, Christ, Praying for strength, begging for...
    TwentyTwoReasons TwentyTwoReasons 18-21, M Nov 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Drink Me In by Josephwrites Imagine you are thirsty And I, a cup of water Submit so you may be quenched And slowly drink me in Splash me across your breasts To cool your racing...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Chaos I remember a time when I was wanted, but have yet to find out what changed. I play my life over and over, until it drives me insane. When I was a little girl, I believed...
    babyjane96 babyjane96 18-21, F Dec 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The “In” Group The school year started like normal for Caleb. He was in the same classrooms, had the same teachers and friends, and knew the school like the back of his hand...
    GirlforGod2 GirlforGod2 13-15 Dec 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Moonlight Lullaby-BrunuhVille This is my Moonlight Lullaby, a song of Sorrow, Heartache, and Pain.. My soul can No longer Carry on, without you near me... This is a Moonlight...
    FavoleRose FavoleRose 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A letter- by A. Leek I decided that it's about time to just focus on me. To love myself unconditionally. I've not only neglected but I have been so abusive to myself. I have put...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F Dec 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You drive me crazy, you handsome darling; something about you makes this once battered heart feel alive and new and oh-so beautiful once again; I'd forgotten what it was like to...
    ChellyRocker ChellyRocker 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Breaking free from a grip once dark, a tarnished sunset, a flame in sight. A rise begins as the darkness ends, a life once lost, a path unbends. The roads are clear, the winds are...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F Dec 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Glass Darkly for Caro a song by William Scott Yates copywrite 5-17-2008 Misted haze , swirling Enwraps my Soul To taste of once And nevermore In mystic dreams the...
    pryzmcat pryzmcat 46-50, M Dec 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    open and close and walk away fires and thrills, day by day and the nights grow weary and end with sighs growing dead and coming alive the humming and questions piling up since when...
    ZombieBaitMaiden ZombieBaitMaiden 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Notice the girl with the broken smile, With single frayed sleaves, Hiding till she leaves. The girl with the broken smile. Notice the love where once it was, The hole left there...
    AshesElite AshesElite 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Deep in the sharp, jagged intestines of the city, where it burns and sweats, seethes, stabs, and cries and bleeds,...where everything is cracked and shattered, stained, dirty...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    3 shades: Black White & Grey What are the colors of the rainbow? Most eyes see a vibrant world painted by the full color spectrum soaking up the light prisms as they cast...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't have anything special to offer. Hoping you find happiness. Love you forever honey! No matter what! I ask that I'm left without the sight of you. Because I must focus...
    Lovleyes Lovleyes 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The words were never left unspoken, destiny was not ours to share in unity, the knowledge of hearts ending up broken, did not stop us from defying destiny. Our Destiny For a...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M Nov 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Where do I even begin? How do I start to accept, to acknowledge that what I feel for you is real? How can I show you? Do I even have the strength to tell you? The courage it takes...
    Elis14 Elis14 16-17, F Nov 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I rub my eyes with the backs of my hands my feet cool against the tiles of the bathroom floor I shift my weight while getting ready to turn on the tap, as if it's stainless steel...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I never used to like poetry but when my mentor sat me down about how I can experience new things to find my true talent, I gave in. So I stumbled across the first poem I ever wrote...
    Tattooheartxd Tattooheartxd 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm usually pretty good at poetry, but I haven't written in years and I kinda lost my touch. We have to write a poem in English, though, and I've been stuck these past few days. I...
    janinelolol janinelolol 13-15, F Dec 7

    Your Response

    Cancel