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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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    Fairy Roll Call Faries,

    fairies, everywhere Some with flowers in their hair Some don't wear no underwear The sun shines on all heinie's bare Pixies, pixies, laugh and play They sleep all night and dance all day At sunrise they get underway All day it's pixies in ballet Dwarves, dwarves, are...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 4 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 14 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I sit on a cloud Looking out at the world I

    fall to Earth into the deep blue Into the ocean blue
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 2 days ago

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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 4 Responses Apr 2, 2015

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    This is one of my favorite songs.

    When I listen to it. I think about her. I remember the two nights I had with her. What they meant to me.When the dark wood fell before meAnd all the paths were overgrownWhen the priests of pride say there is no other wayI tilled the sorrows of stoneI did not believe because I...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    Short story: She stands outside of the

    house. The house where everything began. The woman glares at it, the broken windows, the ashed wood where a fire had swept through a few years ago. She shakes her head in disgust, turning and walking silently into the night, where she truly belongs.
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Divine indeed I am at last,

    cage of ribs clutching to the ethers of dusty practices reborn starlit and spreading from an infinite source of intervention until I too begin to shine as if I were some nebulous vortex crackling impossibly against the dilated orbs of those who dare peer up into the core of a...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    https://caliginouspoet.

    wordpress.com/2016/02/12/the-boatman/You lead me here against this distant shoreA place not of my choice or rhyme and reasonWhere the innocent are lost and time has no meaningI once sat there next to you and asked you to love theedespondent in passion...... you ignored meSo it is...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 1 Response 21 hrs 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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    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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    My Muse Did my heart love till now?

    forswear it, sight. For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night.
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    As she bathes, he watches.

    .. His heart yearns To lend lips To just one single ripple That could kiss, and caress Her beauty. Her undulating contours, Soft and flushed, Like the forbidden fruit Of an ungathered harvest, Rise in the sight Of his untamed lust as He craves the nectar, dripping From her...
    phlatonmeback phlatonmeback 46-50, M 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    I wrote this for my lover: Oceans When I met

    you I instantly knew I needed to dip my fingers into the oceans in your eyes. I needed to put my arms, toes, all my limps and my torso and even my head into the oceans of your eyes to uncover just some of the mysteries below. Sometimes I would just plunge in without thought...
    AmusedBunny AmusedBunny 26-30 5 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    U send a chill down my bare legs,

    Inside my heart begins to quicken. My body and soul start to beg, Than your tongue explores my hard budded breast licking. Ur lips soft, warm, inviting, U trace my face, forehead, eyelids and jaw. Everything else has gone away, My body has lost the ability to fight, I'm in...
    Pertgen16 Pertgen16 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Forget Poem or short story you decide All I

    want is to forget Everything is fine now but when I lay in the darkness of my room alone at night everything seems to come back That night His fake smile and unexpected gentle words My heart thought it was okay but he corrected me All I want is to forget Forget the words he...
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Take me Take me away Take me Take me on your

    black wings Save me Save me now Save me Save me from the dark and all it hides Take me Take me away Take me into a new secret place
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I sit on a cloud Looking out at the world I

    fall to Earth into the deep blue Into the ocean blue
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    The one of a kind enigma Unique

    as they never belonged Found themselves a home in your arms From all of the right that had wronged And for a brief moment in time You promised to never let go But as your fingers slowly slipped You became another Jane Doe Their mystery began to fade With a rendezvous never...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 7 mins 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 22-25, M 17 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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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 17 Responses Jun 18, 2015

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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 21 Responses May 28, 2012

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    Was It Ever This Simple?

    Spin the bottle Kiss the girl What a concept Rock her world Lean toward her Lick my lips Is my breath fresh? I breathe in sips Shut my eyes But sneak a peek Oh the treasure, The joy I seek Moving closer I can't breathe If it's awful Will she leave? Not too...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 4 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 13 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    Scary Wears Boots Dance in the darkness.

    So alive amid dying light, Embraced by the night, Illuminate with unseen bliss. The earth is your canvas. Scary, yet I’ve no fear. From afar I see slow dancing: On haunted soil, frolicking In ragged dress with messy hair, Awkward steps oh, so dear. Remove your cozy boots...
    MidnightScribe MidnightScribe 36-40, M 11 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    You crushed me under your weight but I didn't

    move an inch At the barrel of the gun I didn't even flinch Whispers from a black tongue greasy, grey and rough I've been running for a lifetime but I haven't run enough And it shouldn't phase me but the matches you admire left me soaked in gasoline and can still set me on fire...
    Hanna8393 Hanna8393 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs 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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    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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    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 16 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Want to help w/ scripts

    or turn a poem into a video? In Southern California? Want to make videos or play games/sports/physical activities? Got 2 free groups on FB (can be on other sites w/ groups) forming. Share this post? (Reference my profile link here to answer questions & give links). Both need...
    supergirl805 supergirl805 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Confused by moi Music - snow

    and light http://youtu.be/a_MvMQvVa9I Too much to ask? I hope you will say "not at all" And by "not at all" you mean yes. Confused? Don't be or do perhaps. I have been confused all my life And I am still happy. Standing behind you Your hair dropped over your back, To your...
    Yeronlyman Yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A room with a door, that stays unopened,

    while I'm on the floor, I sit by myself A lamp within reach that is left turned off, the darkness can teach, it is what I know A favorite song, that is still unheard, it just feels so wrong, it might make me think A brilliant sunset, that's never been seen, just one more...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 6 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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    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 5 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    Moonlight over the Aegean The waves slosh

    against the wooden hull, This old boat moored far from shore, The flickering lights of campfires, Shadowy figures in muffled voices rise. Athenian clouds bathed by moonlight, Scream by me as I gather speed, Cloth whispers in the breeze, Pulling me toward my destiny. Sweaty...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    This is a song that I wrote about my father.

    I have all of our memories, the good ones haunt me too.Thinking of where you are now just stabs me right on through.Today marks the day that you've been gone 11 years.And I'm here to say that I've survived your loss.And I could never forget that there were always two of you.This...
    dnsc dnsc 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Hold me Kiss me Protect me Hold me Kiss me

    Love me Take me in the night Hold me Kiss me Protect me
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Pure light Gone dim Pure light Never

    again Pure light He tainted it Pure light He crushed it
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    When tears fall An angel is born But

    when when life crawls A demon is home A life that can't be changed A time where we will wait Which are you Were you there when tears fall Were you there when life crawls There is always a way To be both and yet the same
    AlphaFire AlphaFire 16-17, F 2 Responses 18 hrs 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 18-21, F 11 Responses Oct 23, 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 10 Responses May 25, 2014

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