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I Write Poetry When I Am Inspired

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yea I write poetry that all I can ever do make me feel like am dreaming words come and go so I kinda smile a little because it my feeling inside and some time trying to hid. I...
    lovemariefrance lovemariefrance 13-15, F Aug 2

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    Some people here seem to believe they write poetry just because they write sentences with words that rhyme...lol...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I write poetry every now and then
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    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
    friendjazzy friendjazzy 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I don't really know if it's any good, I wrote simply because I was inspired by a location Bodies here Bodies there Bodies all around All throughout the trees And along the...
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Poetry is a momentary escape from reality...get in touch with your emotions and write what you feel. poetry is lyrics from the soul
    thequ3enpree thequ3enpree 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Too much poetry floods the soul,covers all within the expanse of my being,overflowing into empty rooms. Poetry flooding my anger,poetry flooding my pain. Poetry seeping out of my...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I've been trying to redo this and I think it's alright suicide and misery walk hand in hand as daylight fades.. scattered dreams with shattered hope but they don't care for they...
    kieth1994 kieth1994 18-21, M Aug 19

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    The Poet My hand is seized, as if by a Power, Words flow forth, from places unknown, A plane of pure Language, a Dimension, The message deep in my soul is sown. When I summon the...
    bigmacintosh22 bigmacintosh22 22-25, M Aug 6

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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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    Oh hail rain You give me immense pain I cry out in pain Your drops makes my heart go bdob and i have to admit i write bad poetry
    usernameunavailabletrylater usernameunavailabletrylater 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Not really here. I'm not here , but I'm not even there. I guess one could presume I was floating on the outskirts of existence? I did not write to confuse, I simple wrote to...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I Am What I Am #2 I am true. I may be a fake smile, but I am real. I have a real beating heart that loves until it is forced to hate. I admit that I do hate, even though it is...
    myusername22 myusername22 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    People don’t understand poetry these days They take everything so literally; When words are meant to be expressive and complex, they take them at face value, depriving them of...
    Brianabear Brianabear 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    My professor asked us to write a terrible poem as an exercise to learn about how NOT to write. Gimme your thoughts on this. It's either really terrible, or actually kind of...
    MediPhil MediPhil 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Does anybody else feel like when they write, the words just seem to spill out onto the page, sometimes you don't even need to think all that hard... And when you look back at what...
    Calsi704 Calsi704 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 14

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    All the poetry I see here is sad. Not all of it has to be sad.
    alysssaa alysssaa 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    ***DISCLAIMER *** I'm in no way good at writing poetry and haven't done so in some time. I wrote this back in grade 8. My teacher handed it back asking me to be more clear with my...
    MSCris MSCris 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Was tired of being sad,can barely stand Tired of getting mad of hiding my deppression as I forced smiles and pretend to laugh behide torn skin wore my scars as a protective mask...
    mattyboyyx mattyboyyx 22-25, M Aug 7

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    In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But, in poetry, it's the exact opposite. - Franz...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Aug 8

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    The Calligraphy PenThere is a pen I like to usewhen my mind is flying with thoughts of younay...these are the times a pencil just won't donor a Bic, nor a laptop, nor glittery glue...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F a week ago

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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...
    melbourneonly melbourneonly 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    correct, and this one time my random poetry turned into a book lol... i believe i'm still the only one who actually love its content after spending some money for it XD
    yayforKay yayforKay 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I want so badly to write beautifully how I feel But that’s the thing My feelings aren’t beautiful They’re ugly Down to the core, much like my love for you; It is a bitter...
    Brianabear Brianabear 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I don't want to feel invisible. What do I have to do in order for you to notice me? In order for me to feel like I exist? I have to impress, but don't you ever get tired of...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    The 'Whisperers'. The Whisperers are here. They're ready to strike, they have your name on their list, they're ready to bite. The Whisperers have arrived, they've seen your...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Where do you go? Where do you go when nobody wants you? When nobody cares and nobody loves you. Where do you go when everyone hates you? When everyone hides and tries to get...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    Shes like the wind, rushing over my skin sending chills down my spine. Shes like the breeze, whispering through the trees, brushing ever so slightly across my cheek and blowing...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F Aug 17

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    This is not a poem, but a question. I can't help but notice that lots of poems here are kind of dark and full of angst... For those of you who write that way, what is it about...
    SylvieKitty1015 SylvieKitty1015 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    Unanswerable How do you know, Know that you are in love? Is it by their laugh, Their touch , their Smile? Is it by how they make you feel safe? Is it by how they make you feel...
    mhLILRED mhLILRED 22-25, F a week ago

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    What happens? What happens when you fall in love and can’t get out? What happens if you never fall in love? What happens if you don’t know that you have fallen in love? What...
    mhLILRED mhLILRED 22-25, F a week ago

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    Seeing past the silver gaze of a certain gale, the wind recognizes truth in it's entirety. Waiting and listening to the hum you realize what you thought was a tsunami wasn't quite...
    KaiViolet KaiViolet 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I write music. Lyrics are poems! You can listen to my new album here: Stevenmartinez.bandcamp.com
    Mtinezz Mtinezz 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Day after day, night after night, I lay down in my bed... Starting to be curious Then I think about all the problems, the passive-aggressiveness, and the fights. I start to get a...
    KontGat KontGat 13-15, M 1 Response