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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...
    Sagata Sagata 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    Hollowed is the chest The souls at rest blink goes the eye There goes the sky It's dark again It's light again Begin again Two lovers dance In blind romance Beneath the stars...
    lunalovegood93 lunalovegood93 18-21, F 1 day 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...
    rider25 rider25 22-25, M 19 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    "thin soup of souls" his leather face worn thin by the years is tanned and striking as it catches the approaching dawn his threadbare fingers nimble still weave the moment into...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    You Never Know Twisted metal, torqued into unlikely shapes curls about me like some maniac blacksmith had pummeled me into the earth with the forces of inertia; laws of physics...
    TheBareFootedTruth TheBareFootedTruth 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs 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...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 15 Responses May 11, 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...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 17 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    Be My Love - I happened [stumbled] upon her one day, Clad in a muddied dress, in disarray. Damsel why on this floor dost thou lie? Reply, "I am alive? I am ali-" Deaden...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25, T 3 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    A-Bomb a Nation..........Abomination.........really, is their a difference??? I sort through the detritus of my thoughts, searching through the meaningless words, for hints and...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    In the morning I search for you hoping to find inner strength throughout the day my heart sings Joy floods my life Still at times in the stillness of the night I'm alone when fear...
    countryrice countryrice 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "witchita honey" her viking fishnet and lace looks smash me in the face as she saunters into the room shes perfect to the sheen of her paint by numbers lipgloss rough to the...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 1 day 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...
    MadamElle MadamElle 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    True Love and Beauty There are some things you love imperfect though as they are; sometimes you wish you can improve them, that in one way or another you can somehow make them...
    BAPhoto BAPhoto 46-50, M 1 day 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...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 22 Responses May 28, 2012

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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...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 32 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Take my hand Drag me head first I don't care where we land Be in the snow or sand With you I never need worry That it won't last With you I never need worry Are we moving too fast...
    Crazynerdyguyyaknow13 Crazynerdyguyyaknow13 18-21, M 2 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...
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M 14 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I love you words I’ve heard uttered from his lips no one could say it better but it was just a stunt Still, it was truly my pleasure I’ll never regret the one who made me feel...
    Danielswifeisrighthere Danielswifeisrighthere 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Flaws Nobody is beautiful Nobody is perfect We all have our flaws And yet, we judge each other We look in the mirror every day And see the flaws that we have either been born...
    LovelessAngel LovelessAngel 13-15, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Gaze The night sky is amazing to me. It creates so many possibilities and ideas. Far above and spreading so vast, with spots of hope filling all empty spaces, my eyes start to...
    Outsomniac Outsomniac 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jun 17, 2010

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    Jojo LeMo drew from his own He had fun and joy with all his little toys He was born of Mama LeMown He drew from her own, and forgot about little boy and his childish joy That all...
    Ifixedtheclock Ifixedtheclock 16-17, M 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...
    rider25 rider25 22-25, M 23 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    'Alice' by me:) He sat on his poisonous mushroom Asking me a dark riddle 'Why is a raven like a writing desk?' He inquired once again For I did not know the answer till later that...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 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...
    habeant habeant 56-60, M 8 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    I think i like the hunger... The tremble.... The tightening of my gut. Mouth watering fantasies, Craving fulfillment... Butterflies won't fill me up. I think i like the hunger...
    owlabyss owlabyss 13-15, F 1 Response 2 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...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 29 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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      Sadness is something that everybody feels but hides at the same time We want to act strong on the outside But cry and scream for somebody to save us on the inside It's...
    LovelessAngel LovelessAngel 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    An olde, owed, ode, to Nothing. Entropy, a warm puppy on a cold day, black folded into black and whisked until frothy, a letter, in uniform, or cuneiform, swaddled in papyrus...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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...
    Chamberlane Chamberlane 70+, M 9 Responses May 29, 2013

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    A Little Love Story - The man of pain sat alone,The girl of hope sat in pain,Both looked at the stars, Where they touched the moons light,One so far,The other further,But the...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 15 Responses Dec 24, 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...
    greywolfpaws13 greywolfpaws13 13-15, F 10 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Saturday mornings' hangover helped, Initially. Now I miss you, So much. I dreamt of you this morning; The way you've always comforted me, Your feel, taste, seeing us together. But...
    Seanonymous Seanonymous 41-45, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    You - (reposting this again...sorry :) ) you were the first one who said i looked beautiful any other way. in those godawful thick glasses. even if i wear my hair short. even if...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 9 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    MEMORIES OF LOST LOVE by Edward York Your smiling face is all I see, As I lay down to sleep. The memories, that seems to cloud my mind, Are all that I can keep. When I awake they...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Inspiration - I sat alone And tried to think, Of words so grand, To put in ink. The words came slow, And uninspired. No cutesy rhymes, No expressed desire. No...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    Her incandescent smile makes me stop for a while, And realize how much I miss you. Dreaming of holding her, moving my hands through her long, dark hair; Only serves to drag me to...
    Buzzy959 Buzzy959 16-17, M 1 Response 2 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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 36 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Twisting,turning and spinning they fly, effortlessly through the sky. Burning, churning, and returning they glide, evoking stamina and pride. People gawk and stare at the power...
    AuroraDwen AuroraDwen 41-45, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Through the eyes I see the pain they hold inside A little tear becomes a dreadful battle within The mind races and the heart beats This is the reality which cannot be escaped The...
    Frozenfires Frozenfires 18-21 1 Response 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...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 20 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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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...
    BarvoDelancy BarvoDelancy 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Message at the Bottom of a Bottle I'm afraid you and I are too easy to coerce Because guilty is just too close to guilt free And I can't decide which is worse You break me down...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 7 hrs 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...
    Hope1001 Hope1001 18-21, F 18 Responses Feb 25, 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...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 18 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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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...
    TeslasTemptress TeslasTemptress 46-50, F 33 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    And again You let ring, that old masking laugh It bellows and cries As it begs for a grasp Of a chance to make known That which threatens macabre Yet, upright your lips curl A...
    lunalovegood93 lunalovegood93 18-21, F 8 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...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    The Truth About You and I I've got bruises highlighting my skin And cuts stringing along my soul Your only objective here is to win And my goal is to be in control But that's...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day 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...
    kevineast2010 kevineast2010 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    I'm used to being rejected, Nearly used to being neglected, He said that he truly loved me but those feelings that he's projected, Doesn't amount to a thing. While sacrificing my...
    Mylette Mylette 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    "folly's quest" i came upon a girl in the wood her sun floating smile could not be repressed the light of her inner shone clearly like song simple and true i asked her and i...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 6 hrs ago

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