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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 13 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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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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    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 9 Responses May 29, 2013

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    A sandstorm When you're in the clouds And you

    realize it's over Where is your mind? Are you thinking of Holidays and cranberries Or a summer at camp Where you told a secret You shouldn't have? Or maybe holding hands With your mom And rushing like A wild pony through a parking lot Till she chased you down Half hysterical...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day 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 lover’s song, No wrong to right., No erotic rhyme, To fill the night. Inspiration, I could not find...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    A life so young And sweet.

    A life so innocent And free. A life lost; Taken by Death’s Cold hands. A joyous heart, Like a candle flame Burned out, for all time. The coarse sand of life Ceases to fall; Time is over. The young and sweet Are gone. The innocent and free Have died.
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Pain In These Eyes

    When you look into someone's eyes, you can see everything. You see emotions and their journey. Their heartbreaks and their fears. Their memories, maybe even eternity. Now, look into my eyes, And tell me what you see. Can you see the darkness, That lives deep within me? Can you...
    ADemonsFate ADemonsFate 16-17, M 9 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Help me she calls Right

    as she falls She feels all the pain Making her demons slain Her heart is torn She's giving up now She's had your fight Lost her might She needs help But no one can Death crosses her mind She noticed the world isn't so kind She's all alone Nothing but a clone Society kills Lets...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Lullaby wanders Lullaby was killed But Lullaby

    isn't dead. Lullaby is magnificently strong. Lullaby resurrects. Lullaby recovers. Lullaby lives. Lullaby remembers. Lullaby understands. Lullaby was in the wrong place. A place not worthy. Lullaby stretches its limbs. Lullaby looks around. Lullaby wanders. Being guided...
    Merinder Merinder 46-50, M 2 days ago

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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 thy waggling tongue fair maid Such babble thou speweth forth! Her mumblings fade. I have but one request to...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25 2 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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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 18 Responses Feb 25, 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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    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 17 Responses Nov 16, 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 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 10 Responses Feb 5, 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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    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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    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 12 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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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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    --just kidding-- Here I am Im giving in To all

    of you It's fine; you win... I'll stop fighting Just take it all Just use me up Push me, I'll fall... The little things I want, I need They are trivial As my dark you feed... You know I don't want it; Or need it; right? Take my body and soul anyways; I'll be alright. Just...
    Brokenglassapple Brokenglassapple 16-17, F 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 swim. My mind is a twisted Christmas peppermint stick. Its stale and forgotten in your grandmothers garage, along with...
    MadamElle MadamElle 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    I don't, or at least I never have.

    But I was writing some words down as a practice and thought it was almost like a poem. Your Specious Words Spill Past Supple Lips Like Droplets Slipping Down Their Stem Abide Sorrow Loneliness Shadow Stronger Tomorrow You Shall Be Lies Anger Consternation Trepidation Thy Came...
    AitchKay AitchKay 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    I wrote this for someone special.

    She knows who she is. Before I met you, my life was empty, Nothing more than hollow shell. I had no purpose and no meaning, Where I was headed I could not tell. But when I met you all things changed, I felt love flowing like rays of sun. My life once again filled with...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    At dusk, anticipation rose in our breast.

    They were the moments which illuminated our world. In their phosphorescence they lit our way to this unknowable future. Our love from its genesis was terminal, we knew. So each moment was amplified to extract the maximum. The magical nighttime hour ascended to giddy peals of...
    itsreadymade itsreadymade 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Aggggghhhhh!

    When you lay in bed, Frustration running through your head, You want to reach out and touch, This is all way too much My mind would not have such a fight, ...If my girl was not so far away tonight ♥
    SophiesSecretRoom SophiesSecretRoom 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 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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    Hey, for those of you

    who like dark poetry and art it would be great if you checked out my work and told me what you think. http://laila12345.deviantart.com/gallery/
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Hey little fighter Soon things will be

    brighter I hear your cries The world is full of lies Please stop starving And stop the scarring. You're just thinking bout the past Don't make this pain last The sky is dark The world has left a mark But know you're not alone I'm by your side Please don't say "I'm fine" I know...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I look ••••••••••• I look

    down and watch; As life’s thick water Flows from my skin. I look down and see; Another mark Upon the red, abused flesh. I look down and find...
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Please don't waste your time on me You hole the

    key To my heart But we are now apart Life goes on Another soldier lost her war Her arms have the scars She looks up at the sky Seeking happiness Don't waste your time You have to climb But watch the fall Dont come when I call You'll only fall with me You can't catch me I'm so...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 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 37 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    I think I wrote this one about accepting loss

    and letting go. one of the hardest things to do. enjoy... write down your feelings and set the pages on fire. it's a way of symbolically destroying those things that we no longer want part of us. whisper words into a jar and throw it into the sea. these memories are still...
    exiled11 exiled11 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    She started in the darkness

    and she ended in the night The fallen angel finally can take her final flight The world has lost a beauty, as she was one of a kind And even in a thousand years, another you won’t find With future all but over, I start clinging to her past In a world full of contradictions...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Titled: For A She keeps me up most nights.

    Every night. All night. Her beautiful visage stares back at me like some forlorn shadow, Always visible, yet never reachable. Those deep dark eyes only serve to remind me just how deeply in love I still am with her. Her soft hands only make me realize how hard it is to let go...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days 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 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    You say that you want to know me But do you

    really care? You want me to open to you My very soul laid bare You say that you want me But still have your fears Where were you When I shed all of my tears You say that you need me But when the time comes You'll dance to the tune Of someone else's drums You say...
    00afreshstartUK 00afreshstartUK 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    Suicidal One final breath to be taken,

    These are the tears of the forsakened, A single line is brought to morn, No one knows the regret of being born, Every day turns to a war, Is this life worth fighting for, Pain mixed with pleasure, A piece of silver she will treasure, On pale white, red is spilled, Another...
    TearsBecomeSnow TearsBecomeSnow 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    A friend and I wrote this.

    It holds a special meaning to me. Never Ending Pain Have you ever had someone reach into your chest and give your heart a squeeze? And it hurt so bad you couldn't hardly breathe? And when you begged them to stop...
    Katalynn17 Katalynn17 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    BEING IN THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE As I

    soar through the universe On my journey after I leave this world I will shine like a thousand stars I am a prism with a million sides While traveling through a nebula Light from a thousand suns struck me Bouncing around and flying out Lighting up the...
    Pmacphoto Pmacphoto 66-70, M 1 Response 6 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 18 Responses Feb 26, 2013

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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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    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 10 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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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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    Self-hate Tormented by the darkness inisde,

    Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide, The pierce of guilt to her heart, Another person to rip it apart, Promises made only to be broken, Lost behind the words that were spoken, The vile exsistance of a being, The muted voices she keeps on hearing, Just another one to play fool...
    TearsBecomeSnow TearsBecomeSnow 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    well i try: In daylight we are like

    strangers nothing two souls, never united But when darkness falls and the beautiful moon comes out when everything emerge two souls become one, united In the darkness you're mine and I'm always yours The softest caress, the most tender kiss Always shared in the dark May this...
    sneipen89 sneipen89 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Another one I wrote when I was 14

    or 15. This one is called Girl Inside. It was written during a really rough time in my life so it's pretty bitter. Inside of me is a girl that's dying to come out She's a better person, there never was a doubt But in all that I do, she's trapped inside for good She's the...
    Env06 Env06 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Friend. I am the rock

    that is there to cling to, I am the sun that makes you feel warm, The wind that breathes life into your body, The sea that kisses your beach each day. I am the rain bringing water to keep you moving, Lightning which sparks those precious moments, Thunder to shout loud how much...
    TryCopperbottomed TryCopperbottomed 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    Gallahad ******** magazines neatly

    stashed Where no one would find them No one thinks to raid your inbox For any scandals You are a rose of youth In the throes of spring Untainted as an Unpainted Dorian Gray ...Or so it would seem You like it a little too much Watching little insects As they squirm in the...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Roses are red Violets are blue I paint pictures

    with words, What can you do? Daffs are yellow, Snowdrops are white, I paint pictures with words, Yes I can write!
    Paca24 Paca24 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    -What I Deserve- Angel of the night Bring me

    my fears Translate them into blood and tears Reawaken those long lost years Manifest fresh, those crushing jibes and jeers Embrace my poor crumbling soul Gaunt and undernourished, like an orphan Wings of black on pallid skin Deliver her death from within Smother my scream...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 1 Response 43 mins 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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    A bleeding heart Is bleeding out Love has

    become nothing but a fantasy An unbreakable trust is destroyed by doubt Tears have become a sad reality A truth is birthed from lies Words then are just better left unsaid The wrong have been deemed morally right Compassion for others is now dead A blessing is now an...
    ScarletNightmare ScarletNightmare 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days 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 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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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 deep into the world and universe Crisis and desire conflict in one spectacle Damnation upon you and I forfeit our lives Your halo and...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 15 Responses May 11, 2013

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