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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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    Do you rise and thirst

    for flesh and blood or do you dig down deep for all the above?
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 hrs ago

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    Reaction. It's a pleasant place,

    Not caring. Until it's not. And reality slaps you in the face. I bet that hurt, I know it hurt me. Well at least my sides from laughing, at your reation.
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 1 day 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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    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 11 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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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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    Why do I love you why do I care

    why do you keep coming in my life it's just not fair why do I lesson why do I believe why can I understand it's just not meant to be
    yalzaga yalzaga 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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 15 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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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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    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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    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 20 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    They Told Me, Well Tried.

    They told me I take life too seriously, so I made them laugh. They tried to say I had a learning disability, I haven't had a B, in over 5 years, and I take advanced classes. They said I couldn't sing, I play guitar, write my own music, (& sing) and I've been asked if I could be...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 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 31 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    I exist on the edge of your lips As a ghost of

    a kiss As a veil in your thoughts and dreams Image of my red lips and red hair Is what you remember But no life is behind those thin eyes While the real ones gleamed that colour Like the rest of me Silences, fragmented Shards tearing us apart Or perhaps we were always torn...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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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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    I want to see your breath,

    rise and fall with your breasts; as your heart pounds in your chest. Its gentle beats lulling me to rest. Your skin on my skin like a gentle caress. Your tresses wild and splayed all over my chest, no make up on is when you look best. I wanna lay with you forever and no less...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I've come to discover

    that what's wrong with us is the only thing that's right with us.
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 2 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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    Dreams are the eraser dust I blow off my page.

    They fade into the emptiness, another dark gray day. Dreams are only memories of the plans I had back then. Dreams are eraser dust and now I use a pen.
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 3 days 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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    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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    Red Ribbon by moi Music: Breathturn by

    Hammock http://youtu.be/1rENnKECnfs There is a red ribbon Waiting for the moment when You say yes, Music playing Breath on your abdomen, Tailored sheets, Awaiting impression, Of bodies deep. Window open in spring, Wind light and low And the half light of sundown, To take the...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am confused, my thoughts crowded of my soul

    being tortured. Each time I sleep, my dreams are filled with blood of the innocence and dammed. My sight clouded with shadows of the past, I don’t know where to turn, and I keep running even though I’m going to a cliff I can not stop and I don’t know who to ask...
    bluehappyness bluehappyness 18-21, M 10 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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    Missing someone I’ve never seen.

    .. by moiMusic: Missing someone I've never seen... April RainMissing someone I’ve never seen,Missing eyes and the depth of her stareMissing the smell of her hair,Missing her gentle touch upon shoulders wide,Missing what could be in essenceThe ebbing and flowing of her tide...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    "is not was" beautifully inspired by the quiet

    moments the rapture of words is short lived and passes by like a swift summer rain filled with glorious life yet to be lived with promise of tomorrows never ending sunshine all in the briefest of moments captured by the heart like a photograph distilled joy in the frame of...
    mudmen mudmen 51-55 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have published my book of poems on Kindle.

    It is listed at .99 but will be free for 5 days beginning Friday the 17th. I will renew that free offer as long as Amazon allows.The title is “Impressions In The Sand”.I write books because I want to, I write poetry because I have too.For those who do not have a...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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 9 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    I found a poem I wrote back in 2013.

    Silent Warriors In the dark harsh weather. In the bracken and heather. In the long howling night. Their howl last up to the first light. Their eyes as bright as lasers. Their teeth as sharp as razors. Fixing their prey with an icy glare, Their body covered in warm hair...
    nightstar123 nightstar123 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have a friend named Matt.

    Does he have a cat? I'm not sure about that. But he's named Matt. Matt and I We are silly. He's 28. That's one fate. I'm 11 I'm Adele. What? I fell. I think.
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 day 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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    A dove sits Beloved On the best Of nests And

    to this day I cherish That memo of the dove I love That memo of the dove But once! Only once! Did I see it again Yet all child's of my love Will again see the dove. -Adele T.
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    A World Full Of Sin Where were you When i

    longed for your touch Where were you I wanted to give up You should've been there To shelter my heart From this world full of sin Where do i begin She gets beaten And pushed around He gets shoved And kicked to the ground A little life Didn't even get to start A stupid act Of a...
    marshmel marshmel 16-17, F 2 Responses 13 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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    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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    when its just the two of us me

    and my blade ill.start.with sum tiny ones theyll heal in a day. then ill cut deeper following my veins blood running free selfish as i am thimking of nothing only me me and my razor best friends we are freeing the pain of another day all this depression i cant cope this is why...
    chaspowell chaspowell 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A SoldierYou've signed your name,

    And sworn your oath,To your flag and to the Queen,And it's by the left, and double time.Shine them boots, boys,Spit and sweat, and make 'em gleam,Reflections in leather,And it's by the left, and double time.Right dress, and eyes front,Fists clenched, thumbs on seams,Head straight...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We Can This land they say it isn't free I know

    because they have taxed me It never ends a cycle who's path never bends I guess a slave we will always be? I see pain police terrorizing in the streets It will always come like the Florida rain Children of the victims I hear them, they weep Handcuffing a bleeding dead...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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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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    Fall Feeling the air leave your lungs

    as you jump off Knowing it will end your life Looking around at your surroundings, to see the beautiful lights Flickering Twinkling You hear the wind rushing past your ears Like angels, whispering you'll be fine You feel the air hold your body as you fall more Like it...
    Muzicholic Muzicholic 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    April you by moi Vladimir's Blues.

    .. Max Richter http://youtu.be/zysmTUKMbUI It's April and the murmur of the earth Awakening resonates underfoot. The furze gorse is growing and blooming, On lowlands and along the ridges Of mountain tracks and back roads High up to tree line on heather filled mountains, The...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 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 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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    Broken I'm broken, reduced to rubble My weak

    smile and face of stubble. It's been hard, I can't find motion Little hope and lost devotion. I'm here in a silent state, my pen is moving to explain my fate. It's my doing this dreary mood, I'll find solace in excess food. Sadness of heart and mind, Hope for love, hope for...
    deltaqu deltaqu 31-35, M 4 days ago

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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 18 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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