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I Write Poetry That Doesn't Rhyme

A group for people who like free verse, and don't mind criticism 284 People

    This Is A Poem I Wrote After My Boyfriend Dumped Me - Okay, I usually don't share my poems, but since no one knows me here I guess I can share it, Tell me what you think please...
    notgonnabebroken notgonnabebroken 13-15, F 1 Response May 12, 2012

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    Cross roads. I stand at the cross roads.Whenever I reach my destination,The journey does not end.A new goal is set And I have to start All over again.I wonder when This journey...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    The Cry For Mercy - They crucified me in the name of ChristBecause they didn't understand their own religionAnd the havens would shed tears forMercy for the oppressed and the...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M May 3, 2013

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    Fodis - My mind fills, bitterly upon Lessons learned, through homework My back aches, long forgotten droughts Measly and insignificant signs, point the way I came Lost am I? Aching...
    Nearth179 Nearth179 22-25 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    Life, Death, Love ,hate - Breathing, Hearing, Feeling, Tasting Living We all do it We all love or hate it Sometimes we fear it Breathless, Hearless, Feelless, Tasteless Dieing All...
    80sKaties777 80sKaties777 18-21, F Dec 31, 2012

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    On The Road To Bree, - I came across the Potter Woman bringing to town a gorgeous Sonoma Rose I never saw anything so lovely, so prickly, so pricey, and I had to stop to water...
    firefall firefall 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2011

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    Similar Father... - I had this everlasting yearning one time when I was growing up, that I'd meet the father I never knew.. someone who looked like me, or rather, someone I looked...
    Thumpur Thumpur 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2011

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    Beatitudes - Trite hackneyed cliche often come to play for the simplest of reasons it fits There's a finger of truth inside the simplest cliche like you are in me and I am in you...
    firefall firefall 51-55, M Dec 8, 2011

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    The Quiet Ones - It's always the quiet ones With puzzled eyes and Stoney hearts That make me want to Unravel I can't resist the challenge The riddle of why Not me The first...
    noniemouse noniemouse 36-40, F Oct 3, 2013

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    I Walk The Line, My Line - When the darkest of places blocks out all vision still you will see, mind creates from world so blank...
    RoselynnMagnolia RoselynnMagnolia 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2013

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    Homeless~ This house is no longer a home No it is a steel death trap and I'm the unsuspecting prey To truly be myself I am deemed guilty as sin Bedrooms are not meant for sleeping...
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F Feb 17

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    Spartan - Sin is my gift My one true love The hurt is all I know The pounding I know you care I know you love me But I know not how to care or to love...
    whisperingsleepless whisperingsleepless 22-25, F May 6, 2010

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    I Give, And Give. - So much heart ache n hard times have I been through..So many nights do I lay awake in bed..wondering about when everything will makes sense again. I used to...
    Thumpur Thumpur 22-25, F Nov 18, 2010

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    Screen Of Consciousness -   There are screens and screens,  it seems, and some reveal more than they hide.   How is it that you come to be reflected so...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2009

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    Why me why me I'm the only one around who like what I crave Why me why me I'm the only one around who demands what I give Why me why me I'm the only one around who justifies what...
    PowerHour4 PowerHour4 16-17, M Mar 3

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    Waiting To Travel - Waiting to travel, I came upon a Versailles mirror. frame twisted, face smashed. Discarded and tossed in the Poteau landfill. A little attention, some re...
    firefall firefall 51-55, M Nov 8, 2011

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    Tomorrow - tomorrow has to be better than today tomorrow has to be better than today was tomorrwo has to be better than this tomorrow can't hurt this bad tomorrow my heart...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2009

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    "Crash" Sitting in the drivers seat. All I see is headlights. The heavens above me.
    sjt49 sjt49 18-21, M Mar 4

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    Christy - You would dance for me. Midnight, tequila, music just a little to lound. Rounded belly and gypsy sway. Twist of your arm move of your hip just so. Somewhere...
    TriumphGirl TriumphGirl 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    Poem - you wanna see the darker side of me? the one that no longer bleeds? It is my strength my power the devil inside of me the truth behind my yellow mask it thrust for...
    whisperingsleepless whisperingsleepless 22-25, F 1 Response May 6, 2010

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    Grace - Apples falling from the trees cardinal moments, gravity Standing with his sign; smile He knows secrets, I'm coveting Infinitely changed, blinking...
    OnShiningStars3 OnShiningStars3 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2013

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    Wasted Times: Are you the one in your wasted times? Counting days ,spending hours Seeking peace but wanting pleasure.. Are you the one in your lost years? Chasing shadows,becoming...
    Damien89 Damien89 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Aoruel - a glimpse to the keyboard music filling my ears and I view these keys black and white smudges among the clean ones little to think of like summers gone by in memory I...
    Nearth179 Nearth179 22-25 Dec 9, 2012

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    Steampunk Efficency - a perfect puzzle gears sliding into place and moving along switching positions to perfect productivity pleasing pastime you develop and ensnare rapture...
    RoselynnMagnolia RoselynnMagnolia 22-25, F Apr 8, 2013

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    Consistently Confused - Salivation at your sight, how can I delight in blind admiration?, so unlike me, gorgeous cannot be so beguiling...
    RoselynnMagnolia RoselynnMagnolia 22-25, F Jun 24, 2013

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    Just Another Blue Lady - It is a rainy night and i didnt see her come in but I feel the sprinkle as she shakes her cool cyber coat look up and see her rakish 50s hat Curious...
    firefall firefall 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    A moment of shyness, and a little gulp I stared into her reflection.. and found her,looking into my eyes..
    Damien89 Damien89 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    Poetry For Me - Poetry is a part of my soul Words constantly flowing, swirling within and around me As I'm walking down the street, or when lying awake in bed Any time day or...
    OnShiningStars3 OnShiningStars3 26-30, F 1 Response May 23, 2013

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    Tired Of Dog-eared Doggerel? - A lot of people think they can write poetry when they can't. At best, they can contrive to make the lines rhyme, roughly within an acceptable...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 7 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    For Scott... - The days have come and you where there Days have come  and I have been trying to be there We don't know how to fix whats going on but through it all we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2009

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    Longing - I still Long for her touch. I cannot Own her heart. yet I recall Vividly her words. our love is of a Evil fate. this was a Hindrance to her. I can only try Easing her...
    kai2 kai2 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    It's Crazy How Well It Can Still Flow - I've never been good with the rhymes. I admire rappers, especially free-flowing type for their ability to rhyme. Yet, I know poetry can go...
    bdmthrfkr bdmthrfkr 31-35, F Nov 11, 2011

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    Alocaus Nuin - Crossing this bridge through this twilight, beset by unknowns as to where it is headed, such a thing gives glimpses, like perpetual feelings of closeness, to those...
    Nearth179 Nearth179 22-25 Apr 16, 2013

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    Death's Love - In death am I caressing you, my heart forever goes out to you but you are gone! Seeming from your death it harbors in me a terrible abhorrent, repeating thought. Why...
    Tredsoftly Tredsoftly 36-40 Oct 23, 2012

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    Time - I'll use this opportunity to inject a little rhyme-less poetry: Time had bludgeoned him -- replaced his youth with fragility. it trampled him, and spat in his face with...
    JackalTheGreat JackalTheGreat 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    A Few Poems - This is going to have to go beyond the arts of poetry To the soul or would have to go behind all of you mask past your pain into your broken heart...
    whisperingsleepless whisperingsleepless 22-25, F May 6, 2010

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    A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu - Youth, they say, is wasted on the young.but how we ageing malcontentssquander our supposed wisdomin consideration of what was! Now, it seems, I...
    amberdextrous amberdextrous 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    This is probably my favorite kind of poetry.
    oceancrab oceancrab 36-40 Feb 11

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    Grown Old -  I  have seen better days. These feet, this skin, my smile have all known brighter sun, been in better moments and loved with more heart then I even have...
    TriumphGirl TriumphGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2009

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    We are risk takers We say we want freedom We question ourselves every minute What will we do to get what we want? Will we actually pursue dreams In order to achieve happiness...
    maryolyy maryolyy 18-21, F Apr 7

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    She has eyes of the darkest nights.. A little wildness,and a coy smile.. A tempest,she is,in a vial,of hardened glass A few steps away,but a thousand miles apart.
    Damien89 Damien89 22-25, M 12 Responses Feb 11

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    Cairliuw - my thoughts mumble vigorously I am chided, stalled an ebb and flow unmatched a process I cannot put away the ever growing foundations of the world this reality does...
    Nearth179 Nearth179 22-25 Aug 18, 2012

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    Their Limbs Were Not Enough - Sometimes in the late hour, When mist comes out to greet pavement We find that we are not The grand statues we thought we were, That today...
    yellowduckie yellowduckie 26-30 1 Response Nov 30, 2009

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    Oops - I try to write poems that dont rhyme but I dont have the knack to stop in time
    firefall firefall 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    Memory's Ice Cave - I've made it Tough rain Down atop my head Had me running from ends to ends Just to find food to be fed I've came through And viewed the clouds of pain The...
    jpinc jpinc 26-30, M Sep 18, 2013

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    Broken- Hungry to make you pay for my heartbreak Angered at how you tortured my soul Trapped by feelings of betrayal and rage Released by the thought of your happiness Enveloped by...
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F Feb 11

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    Space - The swords of which my name is none for the feel is nothing existence is nothing for the purpose of living has yet to be. The space of everything has yet to be and in this...
    PhazonMario PhazonMario 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14, 2012

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    Here Again... - Here I am again (one last time) living in jeans that are to small, in a life that is to big. The rebound...trying like hell to be more. I couldnt possiably...
    TriumphGirl TriumphGirl 31-35, F Apr 4, 2010

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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...
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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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