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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 16-17, F 10 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    Message me and I will send you some of mine!

    I write darker than some others!
    LayWithFate LayWithFate 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Mountain top evening by moi Music: Still

    Trying http://youtu.be/vjM0xggoY9E Mountain evening, fading glory of a day long past, Heather, purple in the sea of green mountain top grass, Lovers entwined in winds Chilling, light from the southwest, Wide arms and the head I love Buried in my arms and chest. Standing on...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response 5 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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    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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    she was a flower, people would walk pass

    that flower because at first glance the flower seemed like it was dead.but somehow i was fortunate enough to see that the flower just needed to be watered.so i watered the flower.until it became vibrant and lively again. all the people in town started to talk about that...
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 15 hrs ago

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    I'm Fiji water, you toilet water Her dad mad

    cuz I ****** his daughter I came in her like a fire hydrant And she screamed like a fire siren
    DemonicallyPossessed DemonicallyPossessed 16-17, M 6 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 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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    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 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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    We as humans are all unique We

    as humans do not dress or look the same. We as humans walk our own path. We as humans must stop comparing ourself to one another. We as humans are just that.... human.... Live love learn
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    A MOTHER A mother is a mixture of

    so many things. A protector, a mentor and friend. She gives you guidance till you know your way, And nurtures from beginning to end. She provides you with meals from your very first bite, And feeds you till you’re on your own. She teaches you values like honesty and trust...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 9 Responses 3 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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    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 own Our Father. It's in Italian language.

    Then will try to translate. Sorgente dell'Amore in noi e intorno a noi, carezza i nostri cuori, rendici come vuoi. Che regni l'Armonia in ogni nostro intento come da sempre accade nel Giorno senza tempo. La gioia degli amici sia nostro nutrimento; l'abbraccio coi nemici il...
    sogno63 sogno63 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    (Mad Hatter, November 22,

    2012) I'm not gonna lie, I've been through a story. The wacky journey of mine can't be told in a hurry. Imagine life without morning. I've lived a dramatic story with wackiness blended into the story. Met a man that saved my days. Picture Romeo and Juliet on cocaine. Mad Hatter...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 1 Response 5 days 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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    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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    SILENCE: The treasures of life,

    they are plenty. The sorrows of life are but few; But the sorrows just take all our energy, No matter the good that we knew. We don’t always take time to be happy, It just seems too easy to be sad. We too often punish for goodness, And praise those who want to be bad. The...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    i am tired of this masquerade.

    i have seen all the faces underneath the masks and they all are ugly.
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    My little shorty. Years

    since i last saw him Years since i accost him last. I used to give him my time, my love and my heart. Never once did he welcome, did he even acknowledge me. But that was years ago. That was many moons ago. Too many for my to count. Too many for you to remember
    mitsuki88 mitsuki88 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Just a little something from a poem I've been

    working on for quite some time.... I'd like to see what you guys think... "... And the pain has aged me like fine wine In time, I'll find the courage to love again A new beginning for every end Embrace it For love without exception yields a love that exceeds every expectation...
    Calsi704 Calsi704 22-25, F 1 Response 4 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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    Two Years... by moiMusic: Moving on.

    .. Nick Cave and Warren Ellishttp://youtu.be/shvdHrayAEcRemembering the moments all inwrought in sunshine.Vibrating in melodic memoriesThe altruism and the kind,Circles not lines would bring us around in time.Strategies of survival, multitudes of centuries long,A heart that rose...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response 14 hrs 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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    Lonely girl at a table with an empty

    chair shivers as cold fingers strokes through her hair She's at a café at the end of an unknown street where the only sounds are the echoes of invisible feet A shadowy bird glued to the sky lonely girl remembers how it was to fly She's a neon butterfly with no wings...
    Xenox Xenox 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I loved him the way you love your prom dress.

    I wanted to show him off, take him with me, show the world he is mine. I wanted everyone to stare and wonder where you could find someone like him. I loved him the way you love your first own car. He was not perfect or the best looking guy but I loved that. I was addicted to his...
    yxfx yxfx 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    When the sky bursts open,

    the day will turn dark, then the leafs on the trees leave like a theif scattered thru the park, Reminiscing with my heart this is what your reading if my soul turned to art this is the searching for Sanitys edge in the dark, this is an echoing whisper dancing in a canyon of...
    blacklistedjustcoz blacklistedjustcoz 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Heart full of pain, sorrow

    and hurt Dragged down below, bleeding in the dirt... Eyes full of hate, heart cold as ice Room so silent you could hear the mice Silent sighs fill the air Face full of beauty they say but I say where? Frozen thoughts of the past How much longer will I last. Chained up love...
    xxAriDollxx xxAriDollxx 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    AN OLD MAN’S FLAG (c) 2015 by Edward York.

    The old man sat on his porch each day, As he rocked away in his chair. And the flag that he always proudly flew, Was waving ripples in the air. The flag he flew was ragged now, Having used it through the years, It held some memories from his past, And even held some tears...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 7 Responses 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 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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    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 11 Responses May 25, 2014

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    I will give you my beating heart To save your

    life Help you through struggles, heartbreak and strife I'll always be here when you need to cry Shower you with love and affection until those cheeks turn dry Love unconditional, my true love You give me me such strength to rise above Youll own my heart even after I grow old and...
    xxAriDollxx xxAriDollxx 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    "Murdered Love" She loved you with her

    everything but you never seemed to listen, every heart beat she had wasn't ever chosen but given She gave her all she really did but her world had a tendency to only end with a fall Tears roll down those eyes...
    xxAriDollxx xxAriDollxx 26-30, F 4 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 5 Responses Jan 20, 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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    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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    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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    Running wild, Running free.

    I can't breathe, I can't see. Speaking fierce, Speaking loud. This fire's burning, It's burning proud. No rules to follow anymore: No cares, No nothing. It doesn't matter- I have my freedom. I don't even need to rhyme. (All of the...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F 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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    The goddess of my world.

    I'm trapped between pages and underneath words. your beauty, your love, your warmth is a breath of fresh air to my lungs. It breathes new life into a story so cold and bitter. One that thought it was nearing it's end. Every part of me, every ounce of strength and love belongs to...
    zeframcochrane zeframcochrane 18-21 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 18-21, M 10 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    Darkness in my eyes pain in my heart Blood

    dripping out my arms, falling apart Screaming within, love, hate and fire Come wash away my sins, show me desire Take my hand , lead me through the dark, Show me how to live again, while I express my pain through art Walking through the flames, burning like it's hell, cast away...
    xxAriDollxx xxAriDollxx 26-30, F 4 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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    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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    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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