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    Regretting everything I say, baby I'm sorry don't leave. Stay with me, just stay. I need to think before I speak, don't go, I know I'm weak. You deserve better than me, but I can...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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      Falling *** With you, there were always two kinds of falling. The first: It was beautiful; like a sea of pink flowers Like a tummy with butterflies A car at it's...
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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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    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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    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...
    ADemonsFate ADemonsFate 16-17, M 9 Responses Feb 10, 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...
    Hope1001 Hope1001 18-21, F 18 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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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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    LOST I never thought I would be so lost, And I never thought I would care; Enough to salvage at any cost, A love that seemed so rare. My mind and heart were each at odds; Each...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It controls the beast It dwells within your heart Connecting your inner self to the outer appearance  An appearance that is used to define who we are But who we are is not...
    CeruleanWolf CeruleanWolf 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Confused me Trapped me Stepped on me Shut me in Locked me out I don't know What's going on I'm frowning With holding upset I don't understand I want to hit out I want to fight...
    Munchycaterpillar Munchycaterpillar 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days 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 2 days ago

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    If the tables were turned, I might have more elbow room, Because you'd be hunting for what you yearn. Or another course will we consume? The stomach starts getting weak I've...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day 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...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 18 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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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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    "dreads and beads" the tide of the days winds shifted and the sunlight submerged returns she lay in the pieces of sunshine sculpture of dreads and beads fine tuned erotica machine...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 2 days 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...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws 36-40, F 18 Responses Feb 26, 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 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've Looked at Life I've had a chance to look at life, And watch the years go by. I have seen the setting sun, As it paints a crimson sky. I have seen the green green...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mind Twisted up Intertwined into one fantasy Burying all of my deep emotion because I know the love is not mutual Shared passion is what I hoped for Mad love is what I needed...
    GirlonFiyah GirlonFiyah 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day 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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    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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    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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    Feels like I'm walking on roses, every thorn piercing my skin. This game, I'll always lose. Why waste my tears? I'll always be a lost case. Trapped in my own cage, scribbling...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day 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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    To all the friends that have come and gone... We are still here, We haven't moved on. Your memories stay on our hearts and minds... A better friend we could not find. We will share...
    LostSoulWander5 LostSoulWander5 31-35 1 Response 1 day 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 3 days 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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    I call this, "Old isn't better." Dress the girls up in dresses, dress the boys in suits, we might as all be mutes. We speak, you don't hear, stuck up your own rear. You say we...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day 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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    "The One" If I had to describe you In one word, I would say a picture, Because you to me, Are worth far more than one word, You are amazing, You are intelligent, You are beautiful...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For the Love of the Afflicted Special blossoms plucked before time, Grapes crushed before ripe enough for wine, What joy comes from one who fears unwelcomed passion, Would the...
    ReconstructiveCriticism ReconstructiveCriticism 41-45, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    You're the one who saved me, the one who stood out from the crowd and grabbed my hand before I fell, You're the hero. But its only logical to say that the superhero always falls...
    DanielleCaylen DanielleCaylen 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "old dry skin" apathetic her eyes glued to the autumn door leaves gathered there rustle like dry skin feel the memory of hands cold and dry smell the christmas ornaments and...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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 days ago

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    Memories of waver Within the darkness in my mind, the shackles of suppressed memories unfold, into a delicate flower that spurs out the poison of my undoings. Hance I think to...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 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...
    sexxydiva sexxydiva 36-40, F 22 Responses May 28, 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...
    habeant habeant 56-60, M 8 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I am a dreamer and i dream big I dream to make it click Dream to reach the pinnacle Dream to cross that final hurdle But there are forces that pull me down The ones who wanna make...
    nitbak nitbak 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day 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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    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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    "Paranoid love" I'm not going to crawl back, for you to complain over all I lack. Your words are too much to hack. Beauty is beyond skin, but you're stupidity is at the core...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Naked Invocation Circle, circle. Silver circle in the dark. Circle, circle. Moonlight, starlight, shimmering gems, in the dewy grass. Circle, circle, Caves of ice, and fire...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Haunting Lands" This is a haunting land, giant trees reaching into the sky. It is a mystical place, with old spirits walking by. Twisted fingers of drift wood, drying, piled up...
    DrSoapbox DrSoapbox 51-55, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why do some people always feel that poems have to rhyme? Like a poem is still as good as any other poem without rhymes every other word, sometimes it's even better. (:
    iamj iamj 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago