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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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    Somehow there may be an end closer to my eyes.

    .. Identity consumes nothing Foolish labels of justice done by others You bear only the resemblance of yourself Nobody else in conscious availability Collectively picking out faces Assimilation into one show Find believing yourself easier Harder as the name whittles you Becoming...
    SylvieKitty1015 SylvieKitty1015 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I walk down a cold, desolate street,

    Following nothing but my heart, A dying heart, A heart that wants to escape, Escape the pain of love, And escape the pain of life, But as my feet tread forward, I realize I am making no progress, For to carry on broken, Pretending you won't shatter at any mention, Isn't quite...
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 20 hrs ago

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    She smiled softly The aureate glow of the fire

    washed her face Oh, how he adored her He adored how the salty sea would wash her cheeks And the stormy grey of her eyes He loved how she fell deep Deep into her sleeps Into her own Sleeping Beauty She was his Sleeping Beauty She smiled softly The aureate glow of the fire...
    Crena212 Crena212 13-15, 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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    your the one I love so much,

    need to tell you,love your touch.in your arms that is all i need.to hear your voice,lets me see.the loving and the caring you give to me.what more would i need.the cuddle nights are so so good.glad your here,here with me.love you babe,this you see.just so glad your here with me...
    dad2one dad2one 41-45 8 hrs 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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    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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    Lapin sauté deux fois do you know what it

    tastes like? It's a slow fire that burns under the pan as the bitter whine simmers with butter on the surface. Flowers to thicken the rudeness in your flavor. I can smell it now with it's homespun heaviness hung awkwardly in the air. Poor Rabbit, you had your lucky...
    GypsyHeartedPoet GypsyHeartedPoet 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    SylvieKitty1015 SylvieKitty1015 18-21, F 9 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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    Don't tell me you know me

    because I'm an Ocean and you've only seen the horizon.
    ttn159 ttn159 16-17, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    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'm Looking For THE ONE !

    Is there such a woman?That likes a simple manOne who dislikes dramaA man who understandsLife is a short journeyWhy live it on the edge?Always angry at somethingFeeling loads of stressAll I want is a companionA woman who's my friendNo need to argue dailyAbout what could or might...
    bigbustluver bigbustluver 41-45, M 14 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 30 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Peaceful calm night. Crackling Fire The chill

    of self hate no longer upsets me I have forgiven and accepted my fate
    Floweryheartlily Floweryheartlily 41-45, F 1 day 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, 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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    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 34 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Closed eyes and minds transcending from being

    the feet on hands To the feet on knees, Volitional hands grasping to push their thumbs into my palms, Can you feel the burning in your soul? We're blinded fools standing in a circle in a room.
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 12 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 10 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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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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    Here to There I don't know how to get there I

    don't know how to close the distance from here to there It seems that I've found the road to nowhere And I think I've been here once before I recognize a few stars in this sky I think I know that face in the moon Things look so familiar, but at a distance Because I don't know...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M 2 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 12 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    This love I have sealed

    and buried ten thousand layers of steel and concrete where infinite darkness fall and time moves slowly or not at all This love I threw away far and beyond like hopes, wishes, and coins into a pond let it sink in tears and drown with it, fear it will remain there but not here...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Not really, but this is what I came up with in

    maths class today; You burn holes in my head every time your words crawl their way into my skull And I'm sorry for being so quiet around you when my thoughts are screaming at me to kiss you I wish you could hear my muttered hellos and my heartbeat - I wish you knew
    BringMePierceTheSirensAtSix BringMePierceTheSirensAtSix 13-15, F 2 days 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 10 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Sweet Angel Love Deliver me not from

    temptation Rather Deliver unto me Ten thousand virgins in white So that one by one I may reject them To court the favor of a Woman in red Whose tainted heart Might recognize my twisted soul As it's kin And we might live In sinful embrace Tainting and twisting Building our own...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I miss you but if I went back

    and changed the past I would not be the person I am today. I felt like you took my heart and blasted it into outer space, through the ozone, leaving an empty hole in it's place....an empty hole in it's place..... I hate you....but I'm the disgrace. I had something good...
    MentalTravelor MentalTravelor 16-17, F 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 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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    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 15 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Every Minuit there's somebody being slain

    Every second somebody will cry in pain Somewhere right now somebody's having their first kiss Somewhere right now you'll find someone with a death wish Everyday is somebody's birthday And everyday is somebody's last day alive Right now somebody's having the worst...
    Fallenprinceofthedarkside Fallenprinceofthedarkside 18-21, M 1 Response 21 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 11 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    I dream a dream of a wondrous place,

    but it is neither here nor there. It is but only a dream, one in which can not be attained. The perfect exit, the perfect plan, to enter a world of much better things. The way out is not far near, and it will be a time of celebration, for the journey will be rendered dear. Life...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 2 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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    This is the 2nd poem I am posting its kinda

    personal so please be kind. Its in free verse and its about my anxiety disorder. Anxiety It crashes over me; Live an ice cold wave, It comes over me. Like a forest caught in a blaze. Hot, cold, hot, cold will it ever end? The winds change and I'm fine. The winds change and I'm...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I've got a couple things on my page.

    . Not sure whether I should keep writing or not though.
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 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 4 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    My heart on EP My heart has felt many emotions

    in such little time I'll try to put it in a poem and see if it will rhyme. Looking for attention is what I first came to seek little did I know I would fall in love in just a few weeks. My heart was feeling some happiness again but my husband, I had yet to tell him. Honesty...
    DandelionsJourney DandelionsJourney 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Friend Sharing, Laughing,

    crying Hearing, Listening, Lying Seething, Sarcastic, Betraying Enemy
    Bella3000 Bella3000 41-45, F 2 hrs ago

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    The Broken Spirit

    The girl that died of a heartache passed me in the night whispering memories of youI stood to frightened to move for fear my eyes cast a lightand the darkness she drew like a cape around her shoulders.Her tears fell like jewels on the crushed lovers rulesthat you broke to bring...
    certaintyofchance certaintyofchance 41-45, M 11 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    I usually don't like poetry

    because people who write it sounds stupid to me sometimes. Saying **** like "the wind was just an echo from my soul" that kinda poetry ****** me off. But I found this one thing on YouTube called "button poetry" and it's really good poetry here is on video if you want to check...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 1 Response 2 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 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 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 don't know what to say,

    it's been so long I pushed you away with every thing I said I tried to hold onto you My heart was filled with dread I saw the end coming and sometimes I thought to leave It's been a few months and still I can't believe I'll never see you again... You won't return my texts...
    MentalTravelor MentalTravelor 16-17, F 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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    A short poem of mine,

    titled: 'Thumb war with social anxiety' My open palms trustingly push the dust ridden, french shutters from ajar to open. Tantalizing gusts of winter ambush my boyish face. I am temporarily blindfolded whilst my eyes fend off the morning sunlight. The birth of new day, my...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Place de carrousel So,

    I'm too small to fit in the shopping mall carousel's steampunk rocket ship. I found this out the hard way. I ended up doing some counting as I didn't quite have the freedom to do anything else. 5 girls of likely, the same age, laughing at my burning red embarrassment, 4 minutes...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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