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    Broken Glass Mirrors I am a shy mental mute

    Who rarely ever likes to distribute my feelings And as if being different was bad enough I was an outcast I still have red marks and scars on my knees from falling down in aisles A row of seats resembling waves as they crash me down Their roaring winds laughing In the...
    GlassMirrors GlassMirrors 13-15 19 hrs ago

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    If Only They Spoke ...

    If only they spoke ... .. Those walls .. If only they spoke ... To tell about that hidden truth and what really goes around .. To tell about those secretive screams that never made a sound .. To tell about those real smiles that yet haven't been found .. To tell how those lies...
    Hope1001 Hope1001 18-21, F 18 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    I will believe you when I am dead when my bones

    rot and turn to dust I will trust you again when my spirit is gone when my breaths expires and leaves this earth. I will give my soul, body and mind to you when the sun and earth collide, my love and respect shall be yours once more when Satan rules the world!!!! But you know...
    Habeshagirl Habeshagirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The Mask

    I’m great, fine, spectacular. In a way I relish every night, and I live every day. I live, I laugh, I write, I sing, I wonder what the new days will bring. Then I get home, and I take off the mask. The day, an almost impossible task, Is finally over, and so I lay Down, and wait...
    Sagata Sagata 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    In Sleepless Hours

    In nighttime's sleepless hours my reverie of you takes hold I place a kiss so gentle as not to stir a sleeping baby on the face that fills my waking hours and haunts my dreams You alone are my Northern lights, evoking a rainbow of cascading colours, Plumes of light that fill the...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 18 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    I want your hands running down my body.

    I want to feel the warmth if your hands calming down the goosebumps all throughout my body lying naked in your arms. Come inside me and let this burning desire cool off by your fluids intertwining with mine. Your eyes leave me in a trance. I want you near. I want you here.
    honestyreality honestyreality 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Real Pain

    You are lost In faded colours of Summer's smile Memory. The world we had now locks me out I tear and strain in desperate style You drift away, I scream and shout My blood dries in the vein True love just means real pain. You are lost Until moonbeams send you from the skies To cut...
    kevineast2010 kevineast2010 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    Our EP Gesture Dance

    Waking up in the morning, another day dawns, I rush to my computer, I flip the cold box on. As it's familiar sounds start, Time to pour a cup, I rush back to sign on, To see if he's already up. The "Sign In" is complete, Today begins anew, I gesture "Good Morning...
    deleted deleted 26-30 31 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    The Gates Of Heaven And Hell

      I stand upon the epicenter of the world I am at ultimate peace and harmony with myself I stand where my body and spirit   Are at one with the universe and the cosmos I gaze upwards to see a celestial Divine of ambiance within the clouds The clouds unveil...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 19 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    Society shapes us It drives us It conducts us.

    It tells us what to wear How to look In order to “fit in”. It tears us down Without ever bothering To rebuild us. It tells us we’re not good enough Tells us we don’t fit in Labels us. And when we take matters Into our own hands They mourn us. They feel “guilty...
    irishlassy98 irishlassy98 16-17, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    love is your soul/ love heats the cold/ love is

    the zone./ love is home/ love cures pain/ love is rain/ pure to end shame/ love is you and me/ in pure ecstasy/ love is forgiveness/ love is remedy/ love is who we are/ love is more than a rock star/ love is a rocket of passion/ filled with intense satisfaction
    freshlove freshlove 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    There's great truth in poetry disguised

    as sex and sex disguised as poetry.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    The Winds Of Time

    The winds of time erode away The memories of our past, Leaving us with shadowy thoughts That disappear too fast. And so we cling with all our might And try to hold them near, All the things for which we care, And those that we hold dear. No matter how much we try to cling...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    For love, it holds the key Hope lets me see A

    stronger us After all the cuts
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Die another day, live

    for another tomorrow.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    Beaches of sand? no but of sulfur A bloody

    warzone? no it's an altar Naught will it do, and evil be made No glorious fights, only fruitless charades It is his playground, blood spilt in vain These are his words, "make war with me" Rockets red glare? or Hells gates swinging? Machine guns shooting? or Its bells ringing...
    CodyBoat CodyBoat 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    Ode To A Lost Sock

    (Barvo's note - I don't actually write poems. I have no urge and don't read it for pleasure. I wound up in a writing class taught by a poet, so had to write several poems. When I can't do something well, I hide behind humour. Behold the result!) Ode to a Lost Sock my alarm...
    BarvoDelancy BarvoDelancy 31-35, M 12 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    There's a love in your soul

    that won't let you be whole.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Pain In These Eyes

    When you look into someone's eyes, you can see everything. You see emotions and their journey. Their heartbreaks and their fears. Their memories, maybe even eternity. Now, look into my eyes, And tell me what you see. Can you see the darkness, That lives deep within me? Can you...
    ADemonsFate ADemonsFate 18-21, M 9 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Roses Are Dull, Violates Are Dying. You Say We Dont Care, But Yet I Am Crying

    Roses are dull violates are dying, you say we dont care but yet i am crying. Another day just fades away, im left behind we want you to stay. In my eyes im holding back tears, scared and in pain from all the past years. We all care alot we dont want you to go, i try and stop you...
    greywolfpaws13 greywolfpaws13 13-15, F 10 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Stalking

    It never rightfully belonged to me But I wanted it nonetheless, So when you were distracted and couldn’t see I took it, I confess. I thought that it might take a while For you to realize your mistake, And though I felt guilty in my guile I held it close, for love’s sake...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 31 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Mosaic

    Broken pieces, shattered all around We heard the sound, when it all hit the ground Torn pages, in the book of my life In the pain and strife, seems like a losing fight Empty spaces, covered in clutter My heart skips paces, and my words come in stutters I see the places, where the...
    rider25 rider25 22-25, M 23 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    What once was, it will be

    but can never be again.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Motions

    Open, close, the door swings its motions In, out, the air rushes through Clean, dirty, the cycle it seems But where is what makes it new? Left, right, the people walk past Below me the ground, Above me the clouds Ahead: the destination Behind: where...
    rider25 rider25 22-25, M 20 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Dancing In The Rains Of Chance

    As I lay back down to sleep to dream of nature's virtue, sweet to dream of her within my mind, to dream of once upon a time to dream the dream of happy ever afters to dream once more of nature's laughter to know it teases, taunting, pleasing and in it's recourse I lay...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 10 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    Will To Fight

    Another night has come and gone and here I sit all alone wondering what the hell I did wrong Trying to pick myself up and carry on Though it's tough when you have been beaten up by life Lost your will to fight Trying not to listen to the voices in your head Fighting against the...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 22 Responses May 28, 2012

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    I Missed Your Smile Today.

    On the platform I watched with fascination the lovers at the station Lost in tender admiration I had to turn my gaze away. For the first time in a long time I missed your smile today. Living life at a pace, agents to please, speeches to make and deadlines to keep. The only time...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 17 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    More and more I'm realizing

    that we do not choose these words but rather they choose us.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Her Death Brought Her Life

    She cries each night,Never does she show her pain,Always hiding her face,How long can she stay strong?How many more days must she play along,Raw emotion in her eyes,Fear crawling up her spine as she wipes the tears,Looking down at her scars,Looking at her reflection as she hides...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 30 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    The Politician’s Crew We take our guy

    and dress him up, And send him on his way. We dance him out to make a speech, And tell him what to say. We’ve run the polls and got the stats, We know that he could win. We’ve advised him how he’s supposed to think, And we taught him how to grin. We taught him how to...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    ALONE I can walk alone And often do For the

    path I take Goes with me too I can work alone And think it is fun To start a task And see it done I can sleep alone For once I'm there My dreams will take Me everywhere I can stand alone And face the fight I will not run If I know I'm right But love alone I can not do There...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 18 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Long Distance Love

    Miles of empty air between us, We still manage to love. Through time and space, The affection finds its way. Words cannot take the place Of physical contact. But somehow, Love finds a way.
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M 11 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    A Sunny Day In Thalamus

    I'm sick, and it's a pretty little illness A prefrontal bacteria that eats away my willingness To live within the social parenthesis I'm twisted, sick from this political annilingus. The jacket that I'm wearing will define my disorder I'm due to see a professional Visceral...
    Chamberlane Chamberlane 70+, M 10 Responses May 29, 2013

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    WildEyedGirl WildEyedGirl 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Relief could come if you just let her in.

    You blocked her path when she wouldn't broke but merely bend. You're only as weird as the label you send. Being lost to the depths of your mind there's no insanity to defend BUT only if you give way to the involuntary fears relief will come when you welcome her in.
    BLOWingTides BLOWingTides 22-25, F 47 mins ago

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    How can he be cool When he is a fool How can he

    be adorable When he is very terrible!!!! How can he be my boyfriend When didn't deserve to be my friend...
    nickywalker1 nickywalker1 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    in my youth i had dreams of my future in

    that future i have dreams of my youth and of more distant futures when will i accept my present as the dream of both
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Where is That Child (A

    senseless act) Where is that child that we once knew, With outstretched hands so frail and small, Who we would take and lead the way, To protect him so he wouldn’t fall? Where is that child that would run and play, And could easily find a friend; A child we...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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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 person born upon a grave. Are we not all bid a due with the warm welcome of hello when we...
    solomon3020 solomon3020 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    pain in my eyes pain

    as i cry loneliness every day and night i cry inside i am pained with no hugs i am raining with so much fuss
    freshlove freshlove 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    Each and Every Night

     Each and Every Night  So much do I miss you that Each and every night as I close my eyes My heart sees your sparkling eyes, and your smile.   So much do I want you that Each and every night as I think of you My heart hears your sweet whispers and your...
    TeslasTemptress TeslasTemptress 46-50, F 33 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    I feel the passion magnificent

    when I look at the river I see your face, pure and shinning as the crescent As the music plays in my heart lighting my passion My body and soul wish to dance while staying close to you The greed in my mind dreams of your warmth The softness of your character nurtures my desire...
    divinitydragon divinitydragon 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My Fate Apologies on repeat Like a broken

    record I knew better I put myself in this position Just when I think I'm winning I start losing This game called love It's so confusing A vicious cycle with no conscience No remorse, I made my choice I sacrificed my heart Was torn apart by feelings I let loose It's a noose...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy 22-25, F 9 Responses May 25, 2014

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    Not The End Of Me

    I have let the light go,But not let the dark in,The pain from withing spreading my fears,You and I,Standing here alone,We are like each other,The pain consuming me,This world is nothing but a dream,A peace of a shattered memory,Here we go,The secrets we never shared,Each time we...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 16 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 1 day ago

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