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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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    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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    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 20 hrs 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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    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...
    SophiesSecretRoom SophiesSecretRoom 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 20 hrs ago

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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 9 hrs ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    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 13 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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    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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    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 13 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 13 hrs 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...
    BarvoDelancy BarvoDelancy 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    they talk about my actions like .. as they are angle from their deeds
    poisonlady poisonlady 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day 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...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 32 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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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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    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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    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 14 hrs 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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    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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    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 3 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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    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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    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 15 hrs 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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    "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 40 mins 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...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25, T 3 Responses Feb 2, 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...
    TeslasTemptress TeslasTemptress 46-50, F 33 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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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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    Death Before Glory To live ina stretch of timeless muses, Only to forget the painful bruises, Of passion ignited then exhausted quickly, While being stared at by eyes pale and...
    ReconstructiveCriticism ReconstructiveCriticism 41-45, M 18 hrs ago

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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 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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    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 12 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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    "eleven burling lane" the hallway painted green sizzles in midsummer heat i look down the descending stairs to the sounds of her fighting with boyfriend vinnie her loose shirt...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 days ago

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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 13 hrs 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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    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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    Not Telling. I didn't have to words yesterday to tell you how I felt. I wrote it down carefully with the hope that it helped. As I fought back my tears, I wrote with rage, Wetting...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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