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    HA! Look at her!!! Where are her clothes?

    What did they do to her hair? Does she eat? Does she sleep? Ha! Not human at all. Just a toy. A money maker. Wait...whats that in her hand? How did she get a knife? Where is the orderly? There he is. Oh, good... He has the medication... Look at her! Ha! She is so weak... Her...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    The Broken Spirit

    The girl that died of a heartache passed me in the night whispering memories of youI stood to frightened to move for fear my eyes cast a lightand the darkness she drew like a cape around her shoulders.Her tears fell like jewels on the crushed lovers rulesthat you broke to bring...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 11 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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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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    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 17 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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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 19 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    "better butterfly's" she builds better

    butterfly's from the dust on rusting pipes they fly in the starry sky while i cry in a panic she paints them into a panoramic but butterfly's recognize their own limited size so they build their own chicken coop in my soup
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 34 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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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 18 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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    Even in the darkness there is beauty to be

    found, Hidden in the shadows of the night. Don't be afraid to walk alone there, Just remember to say hello if you dare!!!......LL
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    The Dance Take her hand with fingers soft

    and light Let your body be her velvet of the night Touch her soul, take a bow, be bold Step carefully with her now Hold her firmly, melt the freeze Touch her softly like an evening summer breeze check your timing, keep the rhythm slow. embrace the dance let all feelings flow...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    ~The Golden Age Of Suicide~ All the

    depression and sadness roams through the Earth like a car in a crash! The devil himself or God's witness is all who'll see, it's a sad little world, that's full of hate yet, that's what we like. It's a sad little world, filled with great-bits of, a piece of love in a bite. We...
    TheUndeadSavior TheUndeadSavior 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I remember a time When the term forever Was a

    flawless concept That I could not sever Solely an afterthought As if to break the tide In waves of emotions Which refused to subside However, it was time The construct of a thief That turned my forever Into beauty so brief It took my love away And left me incomplete Now lost...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, 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 16-17, M 9 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    It's heaven& hellOur lovelike a

    wellBottomlessEndlessSuch a storyto tellOur soulswe could sellTrapped underthe spellWrapped in our fireA place we can dwellYet it rings trueas a bellSuch a heavenlyHELLWhere it may lead usNo one can foretellWouldn't trade it awayAs all doubtYou dispell
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Guardian Protector: The Angel

    Your armor shines and glistens upon the sun Your helmet glows brilliant gold and silver Your face illuminates the radiance of love Your eyes delve deep into the world and universe Crisis and desire conflict in one spectacle Damnation upon you and I forfeit our lives Your halo and...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 15 Responses May 11, 2013

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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 5 Responses Jun 5

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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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    A moment of rapture Nothing has ever measured

    up to that moment in the daily marrow of my life. Every moments struggle, however, is harmonic in goal, the human condition is to yearn for its magic. Its arrival was both surprising and rapturous, its form was you and I. And in the spaces between us, in that moment, radiant...
    itsreadymade itsreadymade 36-40, M 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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    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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    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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    You tell me I'm looking good!

    But you haven't seen the scars I've made.. You tell me I'm always happy! I smile back with suicide on my mind.. If you could sense my mood, You'd know I'm filled with hate, Not for you or for him, but hatred for me. You've no idea how I feel, so **** off if you'd be so kind...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    desert raft , 07/16/1994.

    sab KK6 0629 There where mountains are sown up and where warm truth sprouts out, there where dawns are coming from - is a country that knows; in this country, at the end of the field, - lives a man learned and old, - his whole joy is in a chaparral.- he roars, waves foam over...
    SaintMaj SaintMaj 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A lonely girl staring out her window Staring

    at the rain she longs to touch If at any given time she feels alive She thinks of suicide But she doesn't realise we love her so much She no longer prays because god won't help her And she can't seem to stop hurting herself So she goes to the forest and looks for a tree Just...
    ewokjane12 ewokjane12 18-21, F 2 days 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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    The Minotaur grazes within its maze Stampedes

    the stinging haze As it plummets from joy And grazes like dumb cattle Off the labyrinths of others people's battles Horns of gold scrawl the fallen bodies-- The Doctor looks away, unable to amend.
    EpikEcko EpikEcko 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Do I have the write? To form

    that which is my own Would be... Freeing. Boring shackles of routine Are those made of fire and brimstone, Are those which hold me in place. My love, my love, To fly free like a dove, To hop in my car And just, Go... Each mile faster, each line smaller, Each and every time I am...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days 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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    To touch the past right now To return to

    that moment The one you made me feel that way Take me to that day Through the memory of your lips I'll swim Til I get back to the past right now
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 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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    Been awhile since I wrote one,

    this one is about friends and opening up. Let me know what you think: Bonds Why.... The sunrise comes as no surprise Like the smile on your face It's only a 12 hour race before that dies but ... Why... I gaze upon u only to find sadness like your Hiding your pain, but isn't...
    poetryisme poetryisme 16-17, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    [THE FOREST]Come walk through the forest with

    meYou can come and play if you wantIn my land of make believeWith no real life consequencesDon't go off the path, lest you desire toWhat is wrong? Don't be scaredYou cannot get hurt in my worldI promise you that if you stay with meLook what you did, insolent girl!Disobeying me...
    MissMadHatter MissMadHatter 18-21, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    She dislikes the silence,

    though she does not speak. So many things she wishes to say she cannot she is weak. The words are lost upon her tongue choosing to fail, Before she has even begun. She raises her finger, As if to protest. Losing her will, She sinks into herself There is a heaviness in her...
    missrng missrng 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Make it stop. Why is my body playing with my

    heart in competition to give up? why can’t it let me rest , let me rest from the distateasteful throbbing paroxsym of agony overwhelming the discomft curresing through my torso Because the heart still beats and the eyes still glimmer, the wrists still twirl and the skin still...
    lela201465 lela201465 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    How are you dear beloved?

    how many storms have you weathered? you who are always calm and centered we don't know why but we got hurt your silence screamed in pain my prayers for you like falling rain my affection flow endless streams wet with tears are our dreams and when loneliness speaks we felt it...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I heard her first. Crying.

    .. She saw me first. Bleeding... Her long dark hair covered the wounds My short hair broadened them. She arose and handed me a small box. Purple and teal. The ribbon was black. I slowly opened it. She disappeared... A tooth...sharp and bloody At night she creeps to my side blood...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days 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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    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 16 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Led by the spirits Guided to life No one asks

    for it A sudden birth Light blinds tiny eyes Waiting to grow The spirit guides you Wielding sharp knives Dance with them, survive Battle for life Game of survival Player must win No one likes quitters Just like I am My feelings exist How cruel they are Flesh encases blood Every...
    SylvieKitty1015 SylvieKitty1015 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    On the beach, on the beach So far out of reach

    and yet I touch you In my mind, in my mind, I've yet to find someone who makes me feel the way you do... Like a shoe, like a glove, You love me too, you fit my love. The open sea, the open sea, How I wish to be someone but me So that I may have a chance of having my first dance...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    The Stars, The Moon and The Sun still shine.

    ... Even though I have no love to call mine.... Time has gone by, so many years, so many tears there are none left to cry, even if I tried..... I have a heart that yearns to love and be true.... A heart that is searching for YOU..... One day to find a love I have been...
    Marko48 Marko48 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days 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 14 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    Dusk falls, Colors become monochrome.

    Car headlights become more visible than cars. Crested waves pound darkening pebbles. Sea mist softens adjacent hills. Sea sounds remain constant, As daylight metamorphoses.
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    sometimes I feel crazy,

    I see you in crowds when I know you can't be there, I feel your hand on my hip when I'm alone, I hear your laughter echoing in my ears, it's like you left me but left yourself as well won't you go? can't you leave me be? I can feel in my heart that this pain, this constant...
    avabellaforb avabellaforb 22-25, F 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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    When things are simple,

    they're not complicated. By ego, illusion, and lies they've created. Never pretend to be something they're not. Don't whine about work, even when there's a lot. They're never wasteful, or kill just for fun. Don't know what it's like to rely on a gun. Always act on their...
    Socialized Socialized 22-25, F 1 day ago

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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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    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 my girl was not so far away tonight ♥
    SophiesSecretRoom SophiesSecretRoom 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 2012

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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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    Gem Of The Sea You were broken,

    shattered, discarded, Thrown in the ocean where are you, Tossed, eroded, formed. For years you were submerged, the continuous bashing of the sea, consuming you. One day soon you will be free. A squall brought you to my shore, I was broken...
    aj01930 aj01930 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days 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 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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    Demons Day melts in tonight,

    And I to my bed, Lying there, in the blinding darkest, Thoughts raced through my head. All of my woes way on my chest, I cannot breathe. The monsters that lived under my bed, Now reside inside my head, They're trying to eat me alive, Whispering words of failure in my ear, My...
    aj01930 aj01930 22-25, F 1 day ago

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