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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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    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

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    i m a newbie at ep and in da field of poetry

    also though m a masters in english...ummm dis poem was written when my ex married...so it may be coarse for all the experienced poets..but i hope u like it a lil.... I see her pretty face staring at you saying those beautiful words I do You look into her shining eyes Smiling...
    datasiangirl datasiangirl 18-21, 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 11 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I'll hold your hand until the end,

    for in this life, our souls do bend; We'll reach the stars, and soar the skies, for this time round there's no goodbye; Although right now, it can not be, but a future shines for us to see; We allowed this honour for us to meet, our lessons now are to become complete; When it's...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I cannot fake anything I tell myself it

    isn't real My eyes only weep illusions With suggestions of how to feel "Be happy" it says in my brain "Be broken" it says in my heart For slowly as I lose my mind My happiness, it will depart And I find myself in circles With imaginations gone mad As I am seen smiling away With...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The night is a diamond that traps light

    forever when thoughts are turned in the embrace of a lover the night is an ear full of whispers the beloved is near in these silent hours the night is a vast sea of pure devotion for the heart cannot see when the eyes are open Please God I'm so tired of the need to sleep the...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 12 Responses 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 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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    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 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    My Cherry Spring has come

    and my flowers turn to rare delights. Luscious fruit hangs from my sweet smelling branches. My cherries, my prized possessions but one in particular. Grows close to my heart, dripping sweetness yet borderline tart. He falls to the ground, now fully ripe. The world is ready...
    SympatheticMe SympatheticMe 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    an unfinished trek sometimes i feel like

    i'm trying to carve a statue out of life cutting my hands as i struggle with it dominating my world but the pains are more than worth it designing its creation brings feelings never known before and the love it helps me learn goes far beyond what empty hands could...
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Time to go: Set me free,

    Or I'll leave. I can't stand you anymore, Don't call me your mi'amore. I can't stand your lies, This is where I say good bye. So long, Farewell, It's time for you to put someone else under your spell.
    vbgirl10395 vbgirl10395 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Lucifer i am the Lucifer you've called me

    devil i was never fond of 'Satan' here we are all these years later do you count the days anymore you must think i have better things to do. remember the first snowfall? you wanted black i told you white it went much nicer with the fleece how do you like the place? i've done...
    lionsdenn lionsdenn 26-30, M 1 day 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 18 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    A gentle breeze fills the room once covered in

    the smoke Leaving me to breathe again And yet instead I choke Giving in I suffocate Playing the victims game With many ways to escape I succumb to the flame Burnt again, I blame the air For feeding the fire Telling the wind at my feet To carry me higher "Take me into the ember...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    The stars that shine from above,

    makes us feel that were not alone in the universe. The universe is huge, and big. With the love around us, it is something to take for granted. We never really know what we all have till it's really gone, till it's to late. Something real to take in, but to let go so easily can...
    ResplendentMelissa ResplendentMelissa 26-30, F 4 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 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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    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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    On a hill beside a mountain lays a wreath of

    flowers new There upon the ground alighting in the field away from view Mist above and far behind him sits this soul with covered eyes Once was truth and love so blinding now at rest above the sky’s In the hope of resurrection is the heart and soul a life For this man is...
    ProfessorDrew ProfessorDrew 51-55, M 2 Responses 19 mins ago

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    I crawl down the stairs,

    bruised, beaten, My own hand smoked with bloody execution. In search of something more, something to satisfy my hunger. My never-ending, soulless, insatiable hunger. The need is more than the want. The supply cannot keep up with my demands. And I DEMAND to be free. To be let...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 For you to realize your mistake, And though I felt guilty in my guile I held it close, for love’s sake...
    Quintesse Quintesse 51-55, F 31 Responses Feb 7, 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 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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    Feel free to check out my EP blog,

    that's where I post my work. It's mostly poetry. I do have a couple of stories (and they do have mature content, for those of you that don't want to read anything like that.) [Writing erotica doesn't make someone a pervert, FYI, and only one story is intentionally erotic. The...
    IntoTheWyld IntoTheWyld 22-25, F 4 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...
    kevineast2010 kevineast2010 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    A Christmas Thought. by Edward York I have

    seen a lot of things in life, But nothing can compare, To the joyful look in a child’s face, And the excitement living there. I have seen my own child climb out of bed, Hours before the sun, To find what presents are waiting there, And open every one. For he went to bed...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    Cycle in Spiral How have the sages all

    slipped away? When did the madness serve as right to burn not just the pages, but all the books of humanity? For the stars themselves have caused wars well beyond anything simply material. Dive rights loosing all divinity in course of a never-ending hook ... and so...
    lionsdenn lionsdenn 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Like Cattle Now you still had me up in here

    thinking There’d be no more sorrow to be drinking But now I see you for what you are A snake, with lies all up in a freight car But I can’t start giving a **** here, not right now My mind’s like a garbage truck, and I’ll just allow You to just fill me with all your...
    JustWasteMyTime JustWasteMyTime 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    He was a beautiful thing.

    I had fallen into him... Into the midst of his eyes. I wanted the whole of him and not just half. He was a construction of beauty, not yet made but enough to dazzle the eyes of the ever hungry, the curious and the dignified beings who walked around making covenants to themselves...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    The Wolves of Viktoria I'm a wolf

    and I've been known to bite But the rest of my pack have left me behind My teeth are sharp and I'm prepared to kill So get yourself a pen and pad Start writing out your will You are now a rabbit and I am looking for a prey You shouldn't have abandoned me Now you shall meet your...
    Ashlynthepanda Ashlynthepanda 13-15, F 1 Response 6 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 33 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    Light years far yet there you are.

    .. While waiting for the sun to rise Pink cotton candy clouds said hi/goodbye. Just one star's shinning, twinkling high. This sticky glitter star tickled my sight. She drops down slowly, puts up a fight. Can't let her be; though the sun just might. I stared at her night through...
    lostwithoutacompass lostwithoutacompass 31-35, M 1 Response 5 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 10 Responses Feb 25, 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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    floating above the smoke of a wisp fly floating

    unto the world and drifting above as if a very own unborn being incarnate within the soul of one already formed, whole as the universal being created into one life form with the entirety of it just a blissness peaceful sleep. Where would the entirety of my life define itself...
    KaiViolet KaiViolet 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I'm sorry I'm sorry I was

    so purrfect I maдe everything better, it seemeд Until that дay I loveд mew, Helд mew close, Protecteд mew from the evils of the worlд. Then the walls came tumbling дown as I became one of those evils. I'm sorry I'm sorry I дiд that to mew Ruineд the beautiful worl...
    JamaltheMedic JamaltheMedic 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    Do you remember the countless ocean waves?

    Does it excite you when you cross a thousand lives? Do you remember the mystical bodhum sights? Do you remember the ruby sky that aligned? Can you feel the life in the mist? Can you touch the beautiful light tonight? Let us all prosper in the the distance From the mesmerizing...
    Xhito Xhito 13-15, M 4 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 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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    I commit suicide/ With every word

    that I rhyme/ It's like the sentences/ Are sentencin'/ My innocence/ Creating a lyrical death wish/ Spittin fire as I sit with this ghetto dream/ Letting letters/ Rain like confetti/ Bleeding into this stream/ Of attention/ Did I mention that I crave to be on stage/ And killin...
    SEKONSxEKx214 SEKONSxEKx214 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days 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 haunts my dreams You alone are my Northern lights, evoking a rainbow of cascading colours, Plumes of light that fill the...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 18 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    Love Me: Love me to the extreme,

    It's simple as one-two-three. Kiss me like there is no tomorrow, And I'll follow. Tell me you are in, And if you capture my heart...you win. Just please, Love me...........
    vbgirl10395 vbgirl10395 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    From LL (the elf) From early morning till the

    evening is done, Delivering presents is so much fun. Hope you enjoy your little gifts and treats, I worked very hard to prepare them and get them to you, now I have sore little fingers and feets. But come Christmas morning your smiles will be worth all of my toil and time...
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    the noisy streets and crowded stores the

    wrapped gifts and manger scenes the happy homes and family oh, how i miss them this year what i would not give to be with them theyre loud they laugh they love they pray my family so far away
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Romance is the epitome of heavy affection

    for another This form of love is heavenly doting and impromptu I have tried to eat the fruit of this precious, warm fruit But God has failed to match me with the woman I shall make my loot Many women in my life had malicious intent My money, intelligence, looks and social were...
    Xhito Xhito 13-15, 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 17 Responses Feb 26, 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 10 Responses May 29, 2013

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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 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    Not Afraid.

    Do not be afraid of life,the pain,the peril and the strife.Do not shrink with fear and dread from the things that lie ahead. Do not be afraid to try-for no goal can be too high.You may fail but don't complain,you can always try again. Do not be afraid to speak,to adventure and to...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 8 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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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 17 Responses Dec 24, 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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    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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    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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