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    Cascading stars falling out of the cosmos

    depict dreams lost forever.No matter how often I reach for you, the river of eternity carries me farther away from your touch.Even though time is supposed to heal all wounds, it intensifies the pain.Separated in our own universes, I still feel your touch, which thrills my soul...
    Nightvale Nightvale 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days 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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    The present Should I run into Your welcoming

    arms? My love Swiftly moving your way Away from a bright and stormy past Where Only the mystery of future lies ahead Beside the quiet stream I sit near Small birds sing soothing melodies Daylight has long gone The moon's shining gaze hopefully and anxiously finds me As if I...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Entanglement (pt.2 fragments) Love is nothing

    but Lust and Flesh not but Dust and if you ask me what I am I'll tell you I'm lost. This crumbs are not enough for me to find my way home; I wonder if I've ever had one.
    Fenicethered Fenicethered 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days 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 30 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Not Afraid.

    Do not be afraid of life,the pain,the peril and the strife.Do not shrink with fear and dread from the things that lie ahead. Do not be afraid to try-for no goal can be too high.You may fail but don't complain,you can always try again. Do not be afraid to speak,to adventure and to...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 9 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    One Of A Kind That little sucker touched my

    heart Pulled my sad strings And played me like a harp Showed me his bad side Let the demon come He showed me his pet They played all night long Its a time i wont forget Strummed my tears Made them run wild All night he danced Just like a child The soul surfing free loader Wants...
    KillaSparks KillaSparks 16-17, F 5 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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    Once upon a time Is just a beginning to a fairy

    tale A fairy tale that will decline and incline A fairy tale is just an ugly creature behind a hideous face A beautiful meaning A beautiful story The tale will only end when the mistress is safe Safe in a strangers arms who she was destined to love Why should the story stop...
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Growling ferociously Whining harmlessly.

    Screaming like a Banshee Crying like there's no end. I stop talking to friends Friends stop talking to me. Days turn into weeks, Weeks turn into months... Will months turn into years? I spew hatred past people I don't like, Hatred sucker punches me from people I love...
    shadowsrain13 shadowsrain13 13-15, F 6 days ago

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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 32 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    I’d Rather Fly Dawn’s warming caress I

    feel the beginning of the beginning Soft, sultry, summer sun Warm, full and free Peeking through the trees All the love (world) for you and me Sweet child, sweet smile Eyes green, full and free Shine in the soft, sultry, summer sun And in that moment we are one We are won Lush...
    Personalstories Personalstories 18-21, M 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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    by: Rob Paquin Long dark locks Bewitching

    eyes Your beauty; Like the dawn A timeless clock An eternal sunrise Your visage drives me on Elegance of tone Symmetry in motion Your grace so undefined Upon a throne In my heart's devotion My feelings are now enshrined Within my silence And my averted glance The...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 16 hrs ago

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    On nights like these,

    alone with only my thoughts, my past returns I can barely keep the voices at bay, they will not be silenced, nor will they tolerate being ignored A dozen voices whispering in the night, in an unending unison of judgement, "you cannot be love" So many chances, and an equal...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    You are the lady of the lake; dancing with the

    sun kissed ripples of a late and hazy afternoon spent idly wandering... light feet, free and fancy, skipping over Lily pads and swaying to rhythm of the reeds, their roots sunk deep in the cool blue pools of devotion. You are the scent of pine in the dark forest, flirting with...
    phlatonmeback phlatonmeback 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day 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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    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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    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 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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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 4 Responses Feb 9

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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 10 Responses May 25, 2014

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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 8 Responses May 29, 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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    ~ Candles of Remembrance ~How often objects

    from the past Become candles of remembrance,With wispy, heated waves of bygone yesterdays;Dancing flame in my iris reflection.The warm wax of echoes pastGlides slowly down to a cradled hold.Gathering all that was and will be,Until next time needed, when the world is cold...
    Connifer Connifer 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 days 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. But somehow, Love finds a way.
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M 12 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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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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    summer smiles and laughing rain,

    amidst the people the fool so vain. he smiles at all to dance and sing, this to celebrate his rise to king. a crown of lead with robes of dust, scepter bent and sword of rust. this motley fool, the knave of hearts, has lost his sould to loves sweet arts. but love alone is...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    FOOD FOR THOUGHT (c) Edward York I sometimes

    write down words, Just to make you think. I create a feast meant for your mind, And invite you for a drink. The words I write aren’t always deep, And neither are they always right. Sometimes they are just written down, To bring obscure things to light. It is easy to become...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses 5 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 17 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    CRAYON ON THE WALL (c) 2015 by Edward York My

    memories never fail to flow, Back to when you were small; To toys scattered on the floor, And crayon on the wall. I remembered all the questions asked, On trips with just us two, Like why is the water wet, And why the sky is blue. Those times we had were simple times, Your...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 7 Responses 21 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 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 19 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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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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    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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    And as you looked into the window of my

    soul Your hot sour breath Fogged up the glass And you With pencils for fingers And breath like an eraser Covered and redrew everything that I knew
    giventothewild giventothewild 18-21 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I am the one, that we all are.

    A shining product of a fallen star. Not to be mistaken as the one we seek, A reflection of him, that tends the weak. Brought to see with Omniscient power. Activation within, the lotus flower. Peace of mind, and piece of it all. Piece of Universe, Never to fall.
    IamthatIam777 IamthatIam777 31-35, M 21 hrs ago

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    I've always felt like home was some place a

    person spends their life, maybe where they keep their things. I never realized until recently that it's something you make for yourself the way birds do. Meticulously, over time. Home can be anywhere that you want it to be. Sticks and moss and a little bit of your own...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's all here contained within the sharp

    scratch from the bleeding quill torn from the wings of flightless dreams and dipped in fantasy's brimming well where expression is the fresh carrion in a dream's possession, gripped by the talons of raven raged nights; and the ink I spilt over these crumpled sheets holds neither...
    phlatonmeback phlatonmeback 46-50, M 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    As father's Day approaches I was inspired to

    write this. MY DAD Sometimes occasions come our way, Inspiring memories good and bad. The occasion that is now close at hand, Brings me memories of my dad. The things he taught me have stayed in place, And have become a map for me to tread. As he told me about the things in...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 18 Responses Jun 18

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    Seal the euphoric polar opposite,

    it lies to me, it is only a defense tower against my authenticity. I am instead a horrid, violent being with much stigma to my past. At last after years of fighting I am here standing near the enemy hell bent to destroy me fast. When will God kill me? I have tried to kill myself...
    QuietFreedom QuietFreedom 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 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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    Perfect love, and eternal flame,

    Lost in sickness, hidden in shame. The world is her foe, money is all. Just remember, Pride before the fall. Vowed to honor, to have and to hold. Beautiful story, never to be told. Silently waiting for every mistake, Justification, for the sin she makes. Finger pointing right...
    IamthatIam777 IamthatIam777 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Grave-marker for a tender- heart Take this

    tender heart of mine and throw it far away Replace it with a stone and make it cold as ice Take this tender heart of mine and lock it in a box Then throw away the key and never search it out again There is no reward for being kind There are only those who take and those who...
    Itismerachel Itismerachel 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    Time is the healer of a bleeding heart,

    Love is the thing that keeps it from falling apart, The mind is an intelligent tool Without it a man is no more then a ignorant fool, I grow to strive and teach my brain, Days get hard and it can be quite a pain, However I never wish to be plain, My soul is impure by...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Sleepless by: Rob Paquin Up

    before the sun Another sleepless night Another day begun Another chance to get it right Another day of living Another thing that could go wrong Another sin to be forgiven Another place I don't belong And as the sun shall slowly travel Across my clearest skies I watch...
    TheHiker TheHiker 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 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 11 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Red lines And sleepless nights Sharp

    blades Remember what they say All i remember Is that terrible day It was june And you slipped away Silent sleep Peaceful dreams Missing you hurts deeply Cant you see Its tearing me to shreds Inch by inch Tearing me up They watch me burn Laughing at me And making fun Of this...
    KillaSparks KillaSparks 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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