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I Write Poetry When I Am Inspired

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    Inspiration Flows

    Sometimes I just get this overwhelming desire to express my feelings, and a poem (or a story) is born.  The words come flowing from my heart, out through my fingertips and dance across my keyboard.  It hits me out of nowhere, and I grab a pen and some paper or log...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 10 Responses Dec 19, 2009

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    Fickle Muse?

    I write poetry when I'm inspired But when will she come Soon is what she always says But I'm left alone to ponder And tear up my dreams Sometimes I'm afraid the she"s too beautiful to be with someone as ugly as me.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 26, 2012

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    "alone"

    I used to write some when I become sad... I wrote exaggerated scenarios that are tragic so that I could let out all the negative feelings and after reading them, I realize that my problem was so little to what it could possibly be. Here's one of them I stand here, In front of a...
    pufferpish pufferpish 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2012

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    Still Mad At You

    you had your chance it was your last. i'm tired of putting up with your crap. i trusted you i cared and stuff but now its done with. that's enough. my hate that i've saved that i kept bottle for so long for so many others its yours my anger that i hold in so well through...
    AmethystMoonChild1 AmethystMoonChild1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2012

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    The Hello To My Good-bye

    The world, so beautiful yet so cruel, so peaceful but full of raging wars. Every smile is led by a frown. In the darkness I see it. I see the peace. But when night turns to day. I’m just another girl born upon a grave. Are we not all bid a due with the warm welcome of hello...
    knifeb4life knifeb4life 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    COME ALONG Free will

    as i'm a free spirit when love come along when i don't have to listen when i'm alone visit my soul careless as i meet along brave and strong free me as you come along. Walk in this staffy room walk in the empty road walk along and brake the door the door that conect your soul...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Dec 8, 2013

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    For My Class

    Well, i have an assignment due tomorrow for my AP lit class. It has to do with the india unit and we get to be creative. Since i'm lazy and out of time i'm writing a few poems inspired by a book we read. Siddhartha -Herman Hesse. anyways, tell me what you think... PARENTS So...
    AmethystMoonChild1 AmethystMoonChild1 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 4, 2013

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    Glamour

    the shower of sunshine falling through windowshope is there never blocking our goalsfears and torment hidden in night and dayswhen the glamour breaks life's just a play...
    zaRaCarlyle zaRaCarlyle 13-15, F Aug 29, 2012

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    Sometimes It's Sad Inspiration

    Not every inspiration is a good one...I was inspired to write something after I miscarried my baby earlier this month. This may not look like poetry to you, but the way it flows is poetry to me.   We never knew you, and I guess we never will...my little Jessica...
    sabergirl08 sabergirl08 18-21, F Dec 19, 2009

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    Life Is My Muse

    I am thirty-six years old. I have been writing inspirational writings since I was a little girl. I have written thousands but I don't always show them to others. I take negative things that I survived in life and I write positively about them. Various things like how I was born...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Aug 29, 2013

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    And Sometimes

    when I'm not.I just like writing. Poetry, stories, essays, haiku, limericks; whatever.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 18, 2012

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    Unconventional Reload

    You took the time to spill your crime on me And I took it like always But now it's thy turn There will be blood
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 3, 2009

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    Felt This Today

    The thought of me and you has opened the door to my heart. For that door has been tighty closed,held with all my might. When you get close to me I can feel the warmth of you, and with that feeling, I can let go of my feelings that have held my heart closed for some time now. I...
    curiousforyou curiousforyou 41-45, M Dec 19, 2009

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    Was Inspired At One Time.

    dont know if this makes much sense,  I nearly lost myself trying to be myself all of my life I,ve been playing the game. Gotta get out of myself, lifes not real when your in a dream. Hang on to your head and give it a try. To live you must nearly die,giving up the...
    curiousforyou curiousforyou 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    I like to write poetry for those that I care about.
    kittyandawolf kittyandawolf 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    Light is fading on this lovely evening it is that feeling of something unsettling sets the sun with an orange hue and I miss you read my poetry had my coffee and cigarettes too but...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Roads to Rome I am boarding the ‘Goodbye’ Train – going nowhere to anywhere Once there had been a great portion of me, wishing you’d be there Traveling mindlessly new...
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 14 hrs ago

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    I wrote this one for my son, but he asked me to stop reading it to him because it was making him cry.. it is called : A DYING DREAM I know my dream will survive longer than me, I...
    Tterbow Tterbow 41-45, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Abandon hope, end despair Fall into purgatory As what you see as unfair Others will claim it glory I wonder if darkness strikes In colours rather than shades Brightening all our...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    I wrote stories from my achizophrenic thinking. I have mild schizophrenia and write really Diffrent stories.
    TheDyingButterfly TheDyingButterfly 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    ~Once Upon A Blue Moon~ It was underneath, the bluest of blue moons that dreaming was made possible, a reality to come soon With the grace of an angel, he took another step To...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    ~1,000 Responses~ *Revised* A never ending sea, of deja vu With 1,000 responses, to come back to A thousand responses, seems like a lot But I assure you friend, that it is not...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    ~Color Blind~ As I'm staring down the darkest tunnel I notice its end scarcely has a light My conscious growing dreary from this Constant, constant, fight They call it life, but...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 26

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    In the land of poetry commentary, you will encounter those who take poetry too lightly, and those who take poetry too seriously. The former will give you no real indication of...
    MarredMind MarredMind 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I am a very shy woman however I love to write erotic poetry
    sandeekean sandeekean 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    I do write some poetry and some short stories, please have a look at some of it on my blog: godsadventureepic.blogspot.com , enjoy. :) 
    mar3sword mar3sword 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Hey sorry for the cynicism but I have written poetry since I was young as one of my many outlets for anxiety. Since high school I have become deeply depressed and suicidal (I tried...
    SadNugget SadNugget 16-17, M Oct 1

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    To me poetry is the intricacy of painting pictures with words. Not always easy to do, but immensely satisfying when you accomplish it. I do it in Norwegian, and sometimes in...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I wish on the moon hoping to see you soon. I read your messages growing weaker, I miss you so damn much, I'm such a thinker. I wonder if your listening when I whisper your name in...
    Pluviophile32 Pluviophile32 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Another poetry in Italian language I BUONI DAVVERO I buoni davvero non hanno un'ambizione, non hanno alcun sentiero, ma tutto, in bene o in male, è un'emozione. Non hanno mai...
    sogno63 sogno63 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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    For Alexander. Wherever you are. You were the light In life you shined Radiant and bright. You could never see the beauty The beauty of your heart The beauty you brought To...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 30

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    JOKER Alas, here I am in my pointed shoes and my garish robes A jester I be But a fool But a clown The makeup hides my face And my act is far from over As I dance about the...
    DestinyEvelyn DestinyEvelyn 18-21, T 4 Responses Oct 4

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    Bored - poem The clock is ticking Times passes by Footsteps back and forth in my house Step step step The sky is bright but a cool breeze outside my window My body is glued to my...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F Oct 10

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    There’s a window in my head That only I can see It is the gate way to my fantasy There I am a hero, master and king I am capable of doing anything When I dwell there the world...
    meetme63 meetme63 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Hey! Poetry fans please read my work. I only have 2 poems so far one erotic and one not :) please read and critique Thanks http://deepundergroundpoetry.com/FierrrrceNadia/my...
    FierrrrceNadia FierrrrceNadia 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    When Patsy SingsIt's closing time, and the jukebox wails,Things I did, and the things you said,Echo in the loneliness of my mind,And when Patsy sings, angels cry.One more drink to...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50, M Sep 25

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    Bored - poem The clock is ticking Times passes by Footsteps back and forth in my house Step step step The sky is bright but a cool breeze outside my window My body is glued to my...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 26

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    Today I had to cry Like so many other days When the vision of your face Had looked me in the eye As once it did before When love was riding high Today I had to cry Like so many...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    If you can, write me a poem. If you can, give me a look, a word, one letter. If you can, tell me you’re all mine, tell me it wasn’t a joke, tell me a lie. If you can...
    ifyoucan ifyoucan 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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    The gardeners neighbour Years ago there lived a neighbour Though this neighbour wasn't mine His neighbour was a gardener Or so it said on his sign And this I believe, as his...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 3

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    THE RIGHT WORDS Though I tried my best to tell her Why I had to go away I could not find the right words I could not think of what to say Even when I saw her sorrow As I looked...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    Here is one I just helped a friend write. She said she was stuck and asked for my help. here is what she sent me: Well here it goes.....the slightest touch,the sensations! The...
    submissive19 submissive19 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    When the Light Finds Me When the Light finds me I drench myself in it  The gray from my skin goes The night from my  eyes goes The tired from my bones goes  The sadness from...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    I remember the way you said You'd spit on my grave If I ever succeeded The acid had left a trail on my tongue And I sat beneath the house On bare dirt with Curdled wrongs and...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 7 Responses Oct 14

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    When A Woman Loves A Man When a woman loves a man, She will hold dear his earthly desires A woman in love wants her man to be fulfilled, She honors him and bestows joy in his...
    aries3296 aries3296 46-50, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Perfect imperfections When I look at the world around me it’s a blunder of bloodshed and mistakes. When I look at the world its is full of happiness and joy. When I look at...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Before Before I can remember the love I shared Before I can remember for the ones that I cared Before the years of hate and love, was the years of grace and fun. Before a time...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    When A Sigh = ENOUGH!LostEmptyMentally and emotionally drainedWhen do you give up on a love gone empty?At what point is enough truly ENOUGH.My heart is racingMy mind remembers...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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