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    I cry these salty tears mouth twisted in

    soundless screams Huanted by all my fears I have no more dreams Just endless nightmares I can't feel nothing but hurting All this pain im hiding i can't stop bleeding Soon i think ill die find my place in the sky Im so tired of living So tired breathing This stale air So...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 9 hrs 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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    true guardian spirit granted at my

    birth bring from the chaos the sculptured form
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 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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    In the Dark In the dark,

    Voices of confusion grow, Distant memories smolder and burn, Remembering a love long ago, My tortured soul screams, For release, Freedom, In the dark, Tears pour like the falling rain, As I whisper your name.
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 22 hrs 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 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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    Under the silvery light of an autumn moon,

    I would ask only you to dance with me, Take my hand, look me in the eye, Dance with me, baby 'til the end of time I want to paint you a picture, And color it with my heart, Take my hand, look me in the eye, Dance with me, baby 'til the end of time I'll sing to you, and sing...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 22 hrs ago

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    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    And there we stand Death

    and me Hand in hand under the crippled tree That has lived the life of a thousand seas Torn apart by even the warmest breeze So there we stand under the black tree The most beautiful sight to ever be seen You take my hand and brace for the leap Oh how tired you must be...
    angiede angiede 26-30, F 1 day 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 10 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    Now I'm living like Tantalus; and within the

    absence of us, I find the tiniest hint of solace. Regardless of the futures we hold, these feelings I tried to toss out at the bus stop, I feel, will still proceed to congeal, and rust over where they lay. Discarded in the mud, lost to time. And the other times? I feel like a...
    JustWasteMyTime JustWasteMyTime 18-21, M 19 mins ago

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    Why do people feel they can judge thinking this

    world's all about you? You don't know where ive been, what ive seen or half the **** I been through. I saw unforgiveable things from the violent background from which I came. No matter how hard I try to forget my life just can't be the same. Yeare of abuse I suffered in care...
    Bubbalicious93 Bubbalicious93 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The question is not whether I believe in love

    it's whether I feel it in this dieing heart and though it's sad to say I don't. love is pain and leave you in a deep depressioning vain when you were suppose to have something wonderful to gain and what that was the gain was the heart of the other. I give you my heart but did...
    taylorburns taylorburns 13-15, F 1 hr 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 17 Responses Jun 23, 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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    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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    Here is something i've just written.

    I'm thinking of playing around with it but i'd like to hear your thoughts? -Ache- Clamping round my heart Destitute It squeezes me Like a rag I am a husk Limp with this pallor Rises merciless An untamed snake My blood is thick Like ink I only ache Tears hover like insects...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    The flicker of a candle,

    bright and illuminating ---so easily blown out with a small gust of wind The smile on ones face, bright and cheerful --gone when heartache strikes A beautiful flower, alive and growing --snipped by a gardeners scissors to grow no more The freedom of a bird, soaring high...
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 42 mins 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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    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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    Perfection Through My Eyes!

    ! Flower petals floating down from the mystical skies. The beauty & elegance of the pieces of a flower as they come to rest on the forever moving earth. Perfection in the form of a soft delicate petal. Easily tarnished but capable of such power in astounding beauty love...
    BeautifullyWrecked BeautifullyWrecked 22-25, F 1 Response 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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    Never again will I let love control me.

    Never again will I let love define me. Never again will I let Love hurt me. Never again will I let love get in my way. Never again will let love enter me. Never again will I fall in love.
    taylorburns taylorburns 13-15, F 2 Responses 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 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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    Little sweet dove sitting upon the willow tree.

    Steady as she goes ..fluttering her wings for thee. Tiny blue eyes with a delicate red beak. You can barely see her, she only takes peeks. Stretches her wings to fly, but can't actually move Beckons for the winds, to silently improve The willow tree dances in the fragrant...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days 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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    This is something I have to do.

    It is private and just for you. You think you know me and my name? That’s not right, oh what a shame! But I know yours now – that’s so funny! Are you getting nervous honey? You think the pic of yours is tender? No, it looks like one of an offender! To **** me was a...
    seyeyrgna seyeyrgna 70+ 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Deep under skin it crawls within,

    as deep as mortal man's first sin though sweet it seems, it haunts my dreams, through passages dark and hallways dimly lit, no lamp is fit, to help me find. A stain, a cursed mark, a sign; a brooding fog lies over mind On surface white, in form so innocent, The raging...
    2000SmilingKnuckles 2000SmilingKnuckles 18-21, M 2 Responses 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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    I'm sorry I'm not perfect I'm sorry I cut I'm

    sorry I wasn't good enough I'm sorry that.....wait why the ******* am I apologizing. You know what I am sorry. Sorry that you gave up on such a prize. I'm a strong woman not a weak little girl. I fight to thrive and survive. I'm sorry you left a woman who's already at the top...
    taylorburns taylorburns 13-15, F 1 Response 2 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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    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 I cut the pain goes away.

    But it also makes it hard for people to stay. Every morning I break down in the dawn of light. And each time I lose my will to fight. I pick up the phone ready to call for help but realize that my help won't care. So I sit and I cry and slowly die inside and I wonder .....why am...
    taylorburns taylorburns 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    "Bench warmer" I'm sitting on the bench of

    life, Watching it all go by, No significance to others, Just a bench warmer. I'm expendable, Used until I'm no longer needed, A replacement. My heart is no longer in the game, I've been gone for quite awhile, But when will you notice? I'm not the me I used to be, The happy...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    And she said to me "There's enough love in the

    world to go around." But, love, I buried mine in the ground. Let you go, let me go. Why won't you candy eyes let me go? I carry myself like a war survivor, when I've never been more than a backseat driver. You walk into the room, and we all lose our cool. We've undone the...
    JustWasteMyTime JustWasteMyTime 18-21, M 1 Response 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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    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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    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 8 Responses May 25, 2014

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    Argh ye matey's I'm walkin the plank

    today Don't try and stop me The sea has called me name Tides have ceased to roll Sails shredded to pieces The heart of this sea was slaughtered It's time I bid ye all a farewell. Farewell me shipmates... I'm walkin the plank today. Thanks for reading, peace to you -nat the...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day 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 17 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    here is another i found digging through my

    dusty collection of writings with paradoxical tenderness it is that i've come to learn the treasures that are our science genius piercing through our days will be common trinkets for fools stumbling within the next while beauty simply stated...
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 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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    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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    Triangle Triangulation confirming position Over

    ocean and land And endless sky. But there is more to it than that. Under pure white cotton sheets In the still of night, Piano keys playing a sonata On the anatomy of your femoral triangle, The inner of your thigh. The medial border of your sartorius and adductors too, Rounded...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Authenticity No turning point,

    no epiphany No one answer, but polyphony Multiple melodies played as one To make one song, a song that is me. The between-place, not I and not We But all of us, see what I can't see Through your eyes and mine all truths exist Doing right by you and right by me. Being the...
    purplemessenger purplemessenger 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day 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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    Radiance Oh blazing light,

    so ever bright! Come shed on me your shining might! For when I wake from slumber deep And put an end to somber sleep I will be searching in the sky At the waning of the night And watch the fleeting stars go by Waiting for her daily flight Soon the sun will shine across the...
    JoyfulSilence JoyfulSilence 36-40, M 13 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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    “Thoughts of you.” Throughout the day,

    When you are away. My mind wanders to thoughts of you. Simple thoughts, Fill up my Mind, And fill my heart up too. I think about The way you look. I think about your smell. But mostly I think About your heart, Where all of your feelings dwell. I feel at peace And full of...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Only me... 😛 There was a young chappie

    from murton Woke up, eye cut, swollen face...hurtin' I can't seem to recall, how I fukked up it all, Think I fell banged me head, can't be certain So I'm lying in bed n the pains in my head With a bag of peas to numb with frost I've googled searched looked, to be sure I feel...
    gingerstone gingerstone 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    Self Reflections My skin is not a tough armor,

    its too thin and easily broken. The air i am inhaling is attenuating with each gasp for breath. My shins are quivering and small hairline fractures litter their outer most layers from too many end of my ropes falls to my knees. The heart that beats within my rib cage is tattered...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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