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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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    A reflection of the church glass designs the

    glass for it's immenent translucent appearance, light withholding everything bound into a pool of water, a breeze of crisp october air as she gazes into the forest of brown and golden hues, making for what was since then a pass time, something noted to be of a common occurance...
    KaiViolet KaiViolet 18-21, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Searching for something

    that may never be known, mental disturbance turns a heart back to stone. Create memories alone in your head, holding you hostage as you lay in your bed. Fits of despair have blinded your sight, awaken to find you are losing the fight. Rays of sunlight lead the way, hurts from...
    fagit329 fagit329 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    I saw a fairy by the wall I ran with joyous

    cry But when I reached the magic spot It was a yellow butterfly I saw a pixie by the creek I slipped right down the road I sprang out with a shout "AHA!" I surprised a big brown toad I spied a gnome among the flowers I looked the other way When I turned with my camera...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    The sun sets for the day Night fall brings

    peace to me Put my head down to lay Music on to set me free Close my eyes to rest Let my mind drift away Go off to a place I know best Twinkles in the sky to stay Some where filled with sweets and delight Passion run through like a river Warm kisses all through the night Tender...
    Bri50 Bri50 46-50, M 9 hrs 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 36 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Butterflies sing lovely songs not heard by

    human ears. And bumblebees are in a rush, they have no time for tears. Down by the brook a meadowlark strikes up a happy tune. The sun is low a ere long will make way for the moon. The deer are in the meadow, a family with two fawns. The squirrels are barking from the trees...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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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 11 Responses Jun 23, 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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    Tracing your delicate features in sienna of

    tears and heart over canvas of wonder A caravan of memories travel the roads of my tired mind then pause when you smile before rolling again I perceive your image dancing behind the noisy dust and tumble of its rhythm When it passes you are gone And my canvas is nothing...
    Lovefetishes Lovefetishes 46-50, M 8 hrs 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 11 Responses Feb 25, 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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    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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    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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    Alone Imagine yourself Alone in your

    head You're hanging, dangling From a small silver thread. Empty, alone With the monsters within Internally screaming You just want to give in. Now imagine that's you Every day, every hour Forever sinking Like a wilting flower. You try to tell your dad And you try to tell your...
    Mallexx Mallexx 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    This is something I wrote a little

    while ago. The backstory is that I've been abused and that lead to depression, self harm, suck dal tendencies, etc. someone was bullying me pretty bad one night and i wrote a poem about it. It's better if you read it more as rhyming story than a poem, idk if that helps. Open to...
    makaiajane makaiajane 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    On the second day I'll divide all of

    paradise Watching the forms collide Spinning at the speed of light All that's left to do Is Inhale these lies To behold my wonders Ask me this Why are you still here?
    Darktooth41 Darktooth41 18-21, M 18 hrs 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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    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 18 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    No matter how far apart it was

    for you and I We always made sure that we would see the same night sky We would look up above, staring into the twilight Believing that together our future was so bright But suddenly oneday we had lost sight of our love As we refused to stop so we could glance up above We...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    For Daniel. -Sparrow- Little bird Hear my

    word Songs of love you sing Light, carefree Carry me Into the open blue Songs of the sun Chirp as you run Arcing, darting Gliding, Don't go hiding And in that sky along you soar With spirits high and rising more A gentle flutter, my heart doth stutter Of the fantastic...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    friendjazzy friendjazzy 22-25, F 17 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 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 4 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    Deep in a quiet forest glade A fairy circle

    stands Mushrooms in a perfect ring Where the fairies go to make plans Queen Larkspur called for a meeting To plan the summer's end fest Her advisors came from miles around She only called the best The gathering was at midnight Under a crystal starry sky Sentries were...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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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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    Losing myself never was

    so easy, Until I lost you It's not your fault, but it was mine I pushed you too far away Heard that I went off the deep end You could say I took the dive But I did anything I ever could to get you off my mind. Do I regret it? No I love to feel the rush Every single high I got...
    xxKallicazamxx xxKallicazamxx 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs 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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    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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    "Paths" everyone has their own path,

    just because its not in sync with mines doesn't make it any less legit. i just wish you'd at least took the time and have walked with me for just a bit. i wouldn't of promised you anything more than a sunrise vibrantly lit. your hand in mines and a sunrise vibrantly lit. a new...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 2 Responses 8 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 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 29 Responses Jan 9, 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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    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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    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 46-50, F 31 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    I look in the mirror at an unknown face Worn,

    aged, features seem out of place How in Hell did such a young heart Get trapped in the body of this old fart? I can’t be that old. Life has passed me by? What happened to me? Where did the time fly? Youth sees old, wrinkled and greyed Appearances count, of that I’m afraid...
    Bri50 Bri50 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    The big night had finally arrived Every parent

    in town was right there It was the school's annual occasion The Kindergarten Mother Goose Fair Ms. Periwinkle had schooled her students To stand up straight and speak out loud They'd each memorized a verse or two To make their teacher proud The first to take the stage...
    TexasGrandpa TexasGrandpa 56-60, M 6 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 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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    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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    We live through fleeting moments And fickle

    motions Led towards periodic obsessions Leading to nowheres And stranger nobodies When misgivings are taken for truths Without realizing the clever sleuths Ghosts slip under the phone booths For a call that rings and never ends Like congealed clouds of conflicting vapor...
    MalumGreal MalumGreal 18-21 1 Response 20 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. But somehow, Love finds a way.
    stankadiddlehopper stankadiddlehopper 51-55, M 12 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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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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    How can one tell whether Or not they have

    Just met an angel? Heathen goddesses are unlikely Candidates to judge Being weighed down by The weight of all their vulgar Offerings of earthly gold And jewels But in the case of one angel The goddess of desire met, She knew its divinity by The fact that it made her aware Of...
    saturnsdaughter saturnsdaughter 26-30, F 4 Responses 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 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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    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 solitary word shifts the axis of a heart A

    gentle kiss from your supple lips realighs
    billblake billblake 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    When day turns to night All you feel is

    blight Nothing left of joy, only pain in sight Your soul feels so old And your heart's been sold The pain that's within, destroys even gold Feel a slave to fate All you do is wait And anything good, simply comes too late There's a beast within It's your only kin In this cold...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 19 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 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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    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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    'The Leaf'. There was a leaf

    so green and soft, its ends were covered with tiny little holes where bugs had been feeding upon them. But it's beauty was still present. I It's lax body was so fine it made the world even more glistening beautiful with its alluring shape. This leaf was something else. What...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, 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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    The Night arrived room,

    The flame lit up the glistening blade. Her towel fell from her body, on the ground it laid. A drop of moisture from her hair, curved her upwards chest. The breeze crept through the window, stood up the focus of her breast. She embraced the blade in her hand, lyed on the silk...
    Rosaleenamor Rosaleenamor 18-21, F 23 hrs ago

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    We all die for someone everyday

    but also we breathe for another every second.
    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 4 hrs ago

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