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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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    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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    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 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 swim. My mind is a twisted Christmas peppermint stick. Its stale and forgotten in your grandmothers garage, along with...
    MadamElle MadamElle 26-30, F 13 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Lyrics and prose choose to confess the darkness

    and light within desiring to be expressed. Repressed thoughts dance upon a page, illuminating darkness like an actor on a stage. Bringing to the surface every hesitant glance and misdirection. A lie is only the truth when the truth is perfection. Ballroom dancers glide along...
    PoliteDeviance PoliteDeviance 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    WinterBorn. Cold Barren Void.

    A mask of fairy lights Spreading rumours of Hope. Christ. Birth. Life. The Land of Decoration. Torn down. WinterBorn. WinterChild. WinterWoman. WinterDeath. O for the growth of Spring! O for the warmth and joy of summer! For the full bodied kernel of colourful Autumn And...
    Author1980 Author1980 31-35, F 3 hrs 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 brown eyes afford with every stroke And the wake you leave in your leaving. In the gloam deep in the forest where the...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    What once was, it will be

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

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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 2 hrs ago

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    Shaded by a cloak of their own design and

    societies demand lay the observers the thinkers - Predators. Is it their choice or their nature? The latter whispers the wolf but he would, wouldn't he? A predator after all is not malicious, Merely a slave of his nature.
    MrOllie MrOllie 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days 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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    I write at night , the bullets dont hurt

    as much i know i might just light this joint just for the touch , just for the rush you dont even know the half of it , mad ruckess tangled brain , im feeling like a hand puppet cause she dont know im alone , im on my own comatose , im feeling sick but im still posted up at...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 5 Responses Feb 9

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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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    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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    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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    I lieu Of the more common medium Tainted by

    confusion, misdirection The poet may take refuge, In the scribbles of another.
    MrOllie MrOllie 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 55 mins 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 pattern we laid the vessel counts as much as the map, The carriage awaits for us to step up, I admit Its scary as it might...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    Die another day, live

    for another tomorrow.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 1 hr ago

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    I'll make you a man l'll write you a song I'll

    breathe you in deep I won't do you wrong Trust me baby Because I'm not her I'm much more honest I'm much more pure
    Beccabug98 Beccabug98 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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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 13 hrs 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 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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    I can't help that I want to die.

    I can't help that every time I say "I'm fine" I lie. I can't help that I'd almost take not wasting anymore oxygen on this earth than going another damn day where I want to slit my wrists. I can't help the people I love, I sure as hell can't help myself. I can't find a way to...
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days 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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    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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    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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    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 1 day 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 softly there My lips they trace her gentle curves They make her arch and swear While fingers brush and pinch and...
    habeant habeant 56-60, M 7 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    Just pondering in poem form .

    . I have to stop drinkin My mind isn't thinkin Mom drank herself to death That's what I'm doin to myself.. If I keep this up, I'll have no hope Gotta stand tall Don't wanna fall My mind needs to truly think put it down .. that poisonous drink Have the power to overcome...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    Remember when we weren't depressed?

    Remember when all we did was smile? Where did those times go? Where did we go wrong? Remember when we didn't hate? Remember when money wasn't an issue? What ever happened to us? Why did we let society devour us? Remember when we shined like diamonds? Remember when we were...
    MVPFLF MVPFLF 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    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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    We want to make it right/ life feels like a

    strife/ that leaves us to cry/ in search of light/ we try to survive/ we want more than hype/ tv and media ain't painting pictures right/ so we try to find/ that medium inside/
    freshlove freshlove 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days 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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    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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    chronicles (i am) out of place out

    of time swimming over a desert in a mirage of the sea walk with me be with me release the hold on push aside common, usual, conventional, safe immerse deep into seeing, emotions, being, feeling today's footsteps finding now holding attention capturing my...
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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 the soil... I knew it was fragile... maybe I sheltered it too much... perhaps I didn't give it... as much as I...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 17 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    Your lips with sunrise,

    your skin with sunset.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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