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    Message at the Bottom of a Bottle I'm afraid you and I are too easy to coerce Because guilty is just too close to guilt free And I can't decide which is worse You break me down...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Aggggghhhhh! - When you lay in bed, Frustration running through your head, You want to reach out and touch, This is all way too much My mind would not have such a fight, ...If...
    SophiesSecretRoom SophiesSecretRoom 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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    For the Love of the Afflicted Special blossoms plucked before time, Grapes crushed before ripe enough for wine, What joy comes from one who fears unwelcomed passion, Would the...
    ReconstructiveCriticism ReconstructiveCriticism 41-45, M 23 hrs ago

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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...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 18 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    True Love and Beauty There are some things you love imperfect though as they are; sometimes you wish you can improve them, that in one way or another you can somehow make them...
    BAPhoto BAPhoto 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    My mind Twisted up Intertwined into one fantasy Burying all of my deep emotion because I know the love is not mutual Shared passion is what I hoped for Mad love is what I needed...
    GirlonFiyah GirlonFiyah 36-40, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    She Lies Easy - She lies easy in my arms This dimly moonlit night Her body supple to my charms She moans with such delight I brush her hair back, find her neck And kiss her...
    habeant habeant 56-60, M 8 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    Confused me Trapped me Stepped on me Shut me in Locked me out I don't know What's going on I'm frowning With holding upset I don't understand I want to hit out I want to fight...
    Munchycaterpillar Munchycaterpillar 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Deeper Stranger. - Deeper Stranger. My heart is as deep as the Hudson River. Its fresh with unpredictable currents. Once a murky barren zone is now the object of a mid summers...
    MadamElle MadamElle 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Memories of waver Within the darkness in my mind, the shackles of suppressed memories unfold, into a delicate flower that spurs out the poison of my undoings. Hance I think to...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M 1 day ago

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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...
    rider25 rider25 22-25, M 23 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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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...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 17 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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      Sadness is something that everybody feels but hides at the same time We want to act strong on the outside But cry and scream for somebody to save us on the inside It's...
    LovelessAngel LovelessAngel 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    You Never Know Twisted metal, torqued into unlikely shapes curls about me like some maniac blacksmith had pummeled me into the earth with the forces of inertia; laws of physics...
    TheBareFootedTruth TheBareFootedTruth 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    "Haunting Lands" This is a haunting land, giant trees reaching into the sky. It is a mystical place, with old spirits walking by. Twisted fingers of drift wood, drying, piled up...
    DrSoapbox DrSoapbox 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Gaze The night sky is amazing to me. It creates so many possibilities and ideas. Far above and spreading so vast, with spots of hope filling all empty spaces, my eyes start to...
    Outsomniac Outsomniac 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Twisting,turning and spinning they fly, effortlessly through the sky. Burning, churning, and returning they glide, evoking stamina and pride. People gawk and stare at the power...
    AuroraDwen AuroraDwen 41-45, F 1 Response 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...
    Sagata Sagata 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    Saturday mornings' hangover helped, Initially. Now I miss you, So much. I dreamt of you this morning; The way you've always comforted me, Your feel, taste, seeing us together. But...
    Seanonymous Seanonymous 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Threads Of Ourselves - The feelings we share I ride like a wave, The ups the downs the direction they make, On a magic carpet that we made, From threads of ourselves,and the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    Inspiration - I sat alone And tried to think, Of words so grand, To put in ink. The words came slow, And uninspired. No cutesy rhymes, No expressed desire. No...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    Death Before Glory To live ina stretch of timeless muses, Only to forget the painful bruises, Of passion ignited then exhausted quickly, While being stared at by eyes pale and...
    ReconstructiveCriticism ReconstructiveCriticism 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    In The Gloam -    In the gloam deep in the forest where the faeries sleep There is one who knows She knows the full measure of you; the flame your smile kindles The ache your...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    "thin soup of souls" his leather face worn thin by the years is tanned and striking as it catches the approaching dawn his threadbare fingers nimble still weave the moment into...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 1 day ago

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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...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M 14 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    "The One" If I had to describe you In one word, I would say a picture, Because you to me, Are worth far more than one word, You are amazing, You are intelligent, You are beautiful...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The Truth About You and I I've got bruises highlighting my skin And cuts stringing along my soul Your only objective here is to win And my goal is to be in control But that's...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 32 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Be My Love - I happened [stumbled] upon her one day, Clad in a muddied dress, in disarray. Damsel why on this floor dost thou lie? Reply, "I am alive? I am ali-" Deaden...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25, T 3 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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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...
    TeslasTemptress TeslasTemptress 46-50, F 33 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Naked Invocation Circle, circle. Silver circle in the dark. Circle, circle. Moonlight, starlight, shimmering gems, in the dewy grass. Circle, circle, Caves of ice, and fire...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 10 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...
    BarvoDelancy BarvoDelancy 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    You're the one who saved me, the one who stood out from the crowd and grabbed my hand before I fell, You're the hero. But its only logical to say that the superhero always falls...
    DanielleCaylen DanielleCaylen 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've Looked at Life I've had a chance to look at life, And watch the years go by. I have seen the setting sun, As it paints a crimson sky. I have seen the green green...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    MEMORIES OF LOST LOVE by Edward York Your smiling face is all I see, As I lay down to sleep. The memories, that seems to cloud my mind, Are all that I can keep. When I awake they...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm used to being rejected, Nearly used to being neglected, He said that he truly loved me but those feelings that he's projected, Doesn't amount to a thing. While sacrificing my...
    Mylette Mylette 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think i like the hunger... The tremble.... The tightening of my gut. Mouth watering fantasies, Craving fulfillment... Butterflies won't fill me up. I think i like the hunger...
    owlabyss owlabyss 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a dreamer and i dream big I dream to make it click Dream to reach the pinnacle Dream to cross that final hurdle But there are forces that pull me down The ones who wanna make...
    nitbak nitbak 22-25, M 13 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...
    Hope1001 Hope1001 18-21, F 18 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    You - (reposting this again...sorry :) ) you were the first one who said i looked beautiful any other way. in those godawful thick glasses. even if i wear my hair short. even if...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 9 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    And again You let ring, that old masking laugh It bellows and cries As it begs for a grasp Of a chance to make known That which threatens macabre Yet, upright your lips curl A...
    lunalovegood93 lunalovegood93 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    "dreads and beads" the tide of the days winds shifted and the sunlight submerged returns she lay in the pieces of sunshine sculpture of dreads and beads fine tuned erotica machine...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 19 hrs 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...
    kevineast2010 kevineast2010 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    "folly's quest" i came upon a girl in the wood her sun floating smile could not be repressed the light of her inner shone clearly like song simple and true i asked her and i...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 day 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...
    rider25 rider25 22-25, M 19 Responses Jan 28, 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...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 22 Responses May 28, 2012

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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...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 20 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    A Little Love Story - The man of pain sat alone,The girl of hope sat in pain,Both looked at the stars, Where they touched the moons light,One so far,The other further,But the...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 15 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    Garden... - I planted this seed... watered it with my blood... tried my best to shine... my inner light upon it... so it might prosper... grow strong.... but as it broke through...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 18 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 36 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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