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I Write Poetry Once In a While

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    This isn't too good but I was thinking of an

    old friend that meant a lot to me.. soo here it goes. We ain't vibin' anymore but I knew time could only tell I could always be myself with you, you knew me all too well reminiscing 'bout the past there was something 'bout your laugh, our time went by so fast I could have...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 3 Responses Aug 23

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F Mar 10

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Nov 28, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Anyone else like to write poetry?x
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I love to write poetry it's my way of expressing myself <3
    XoxJazzyxox XoxJazzyxox 22-25, F Aug 28

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    ~Short & Sweet~ I write poetry... Oh yes I do & to the world my thoughts, I love to spew a poet, discovered, myself, who knew it wasn't always, like it is now words pouring out...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    As The World Rhymes: A True Story of A Man That Rhymes by: Rob Paquin I've been rhyming a real long time. Hell, it goes all the way back to my formative years when I was writing...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    NIGHTLIFE PART I Spirits wander freely in the fresh crisp air of the moonlit night. Lost souls among us in our ignorant bliss going about our daily lives all the while they are...
    mskellie36 mskellie36 36-40, F Sep 1

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    The Pancake Tree A youngling once perched, right on my knee She pled, Paw-paw tell of the pancake tree Sit still my pet, don't be a twister I'll tell the tale once you call for...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M Aug 21

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    imprisoned with the motions of her mundane existence plummeting into endless turmoil masking her true desire a shell a drone numb outside while her soul screams with undeniable...
    mskellie36 mskellie36 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    ~Responsive~ I wrote this for you Wyesman.. lol Is this poetry, or something else I once was told, but have forgot myself If you think that it, all has to rhyme Go read the...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Cross their hearts hope they die......... Cross their hearts hope they die impale their bodies with the needles Dismember their limbs from their bodies Gut while they scream in...
    Taranza Taranza 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    In every human's garden Among the flowers hearty An unseen fairy circle Is home to magic parties Where Unicorns dance in moonlight While Pixies play on lutes The Fairy Queen...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Terry Jacks wrote/sang "we skinned our hearts and skinned our knees." In that vein, and in light of my past stories, here's a poem based on my most recent experience -- falling off...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    To kill a monster is to become the beast And thus bringing to life what once was deceased It is an act that deprives your purity And yet it is referred to as maturity How is it...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Oh Brain Oh Brain Concentrate! I have to concentrate. This is important, this poem. A poem about poetry. I have to do this, I CAN do this. Oh, look, a butterfly! I love butterflies...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M Aug 21

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    Drift, Corpus Corpse of lung – yet breath is let A body set adrift Rent brain aloft Each sigh A cough I go against my will. Unnatural, Hell's toll Blade-threaded, netted...
    Isobiosis Isobiosis 18-21, M Sep 2

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    The tragdy of the situation is as follows For when I sit amongst the rest of you I freak out Not myself I wander trying to find answers I bump into a few that have watched my...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M Sep 8

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    Patience & Passion Contradictory, complementary and symbiotic, they go together Patience can be spent coaxing shy turtles from their shells or waiting till speedy rabbits actually...
    sunshinegirl23 sunshinegirl23 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Awake all night, oh master of fright, this thing called sleep is becoming a disease ridden blight, the crops of discord are being sown, people's true faces being shown at long last...
    Zapxbolt Zapxbolt 18-21, M Aug 20

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    Truth often goes unheard, at times spoken not a word, fools that can not bear it will give you the bird, it's a shame they do not care, but ignoring it will lead to despair, for if...
    Zapxbolt Zapxbolt 18-21, M Aug 20

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    Night terrors will take on a new meaning Since a new player entered the game She's the world's first blonde, air-headed vampire Her eyes burn in the night like a flame You won...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M Aug 21

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    Titled Hollow. Empty husk of what once was, Butterfly soul flown away. Hollow shell; Hollow eyes; All fire dies In the end. Ashes on the wind, Remnants of before. Silence falls...
    ForeverBlueForeverAlone ForeverBlueForeverAlone 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    The gates have been locked, rusted tight A barrier to most, secure, impenetrable A fortress defended both day and night The obstructions infatiguable This precious woman, fair...
    Bri50 Bri50 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I, the Silent Screamer A million words an endless buzz of words that clutter and crash against my skull and still they do not flow. A thousand diffrent meanings and phrases that...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I lay I think it's time to make the curtain call on what we have Time to close the curtains and dim down the lights I lay in this bed and wonder if it was even worth the fight...
    XxTinyBearxX XxTinyBearxX 18-21, F Aug 25

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    Dreams of a golden morning dawn, of paths that take us far beyond... Beyond the worry, sorrows and woe, where sparkling rivers swiftly flow. Places where the sky is blue, where...
    Bri50 Bri50 46-50, M Aug 25

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    A multitude of nights I've dreamt of you in my arms Only to find clouded dissolutions in my mornings As evening shadows near I know the stars, moon and waves are once again...
    Lovefetishes Lovefetishes 46-50, M Aug 26

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    The Stars that pierce the night with brilliance of a thousand suns The lighting that slices through The inky darkness The thunder that shatters a veil of silence The rain that...
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F Aug 26