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    **** the blood moon theory propaganda day

    and night stay above it life is scary . But these suckers will not scare me .
    Blackness247 Blackness247 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    Behind the Worn Locks The Large two story

    house screamed they were a wealthy family The large gardens agreed; Their beauty told that the woman was dedicated A fresh cut lawn said the same about the man. The swing on the front porch shared stories of sunrises with the man and woman Behind a large black door a huge...
    traemorgan traemorgan 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day 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 offender be giddy if their person received forced action, No says the masses, No says the jury, For such scenarios cause emotion not easy to bury, But...
    ReconstructiveCriticism ReconstructiveCriticism 41-45, M 1 Response 2 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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    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 lover’s song, No wrong to right., No erotic rhyme, To fill the night. Inspiration, I could not find...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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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 14 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    As the stars twinkle in the midnight sky The

    heat from the day rises from the asphalt Another long day has ended in silence Only sounds of lonely sighs fill the damp air Thoughts of past, present and future meander about Breaths become heavier as the past is thought Longing, needing and wanting still haunt Blue eyes widen...
    AuroraDwen AuroraDwen 41-45, F 7 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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    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 thy waggling tongue fair maid Such babble thou speweth forth! Her mumblings fade. I have but one request to...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25, T 3 Responses Feb 2, 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 i go bald. and should i decide to don a skirt with thigh high slits, or walk around with a sleeve...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 9 Responses Oct 5, 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 with a heart of gold and trinkets of silver she rests one arm across me i savour its textures and its tastes on the mind grains of sand along the...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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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

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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... The aroma that fills the air with your presence, Always deliciously the same. An intoxicating chain reaction That drives me...
    owlabyss owlabyss 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days 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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    She has no idea Who she is anymore Lost from

    the washing Each day a slow restore To feel all she is But just can't see She is beautiful She has always been to me Her beauty is not Her stunning looks Or her dressed in a fine dress Every page within her book Holds something that Makes her pretty Makes her...
    BAPhoto BAPhoto 46-50, M 2 Responses 14 hrs 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 in love with the person they saved, But that must be a fantasy, because your arms aren't wrapped around me, and you're not my...
    XOasis XOasis 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 thy self "why do I ponder on foolish and relish thoughts on the foundation on what my existence matter to the people around me" yet I feel as if...
    Thelogicinme2 Thelogicinme2 18-21, M 3 days ago

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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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    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 9 Responses Feb 5, 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. Along with all your lies and sins. You say I'm all you want, how long that will last is unknown. Sick of all the fights and rants. I'm done and on...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day 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 learned. And if you pass the salt again, I'm doomed. But if I ask for sugar , it's like your gut churns. I fell for your voice, so...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 nonsense of a page, that no one will ever read, they'd just laugh at me, or tear me from this world like a weed. My face plastered over...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day 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 from you Selfishly you kept it away Denying me time after time leaving me drowning in my fantasies Leaving my soul thirsty for yours You...
    GirlonFiyah GirlonFiyah 36-40, F 2 Responses 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 8 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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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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    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 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 are rude, gangsters running wild, I'm a biggest prude. I couldn't get any more mild. Generalize a whole generation, acting like you...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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 heavens had a plan,The girl shredded tears of pain,A broken girl without a name,She looked upon a mirror,Her reflection...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 15 Responses Dec 24, 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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    poem. most of them simply do not enjoy you.

    they do not ask that you pay your debts, they do not bother you with guilt. though some are secret agents, with fake faces and knives, pulled through life by lovely perfume. they accept help from anyone. even you. most just don't want to feel you around them. your money is...
    Dissonant Dissonant 18-21, M 6 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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    "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 cookies the knowledge hidden never really known only hinted that knowledge has eyes that watch has a mouth that silently recites each footstep each...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 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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    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 reflected  The soul mirrors the truth Alas, the truth cannot be seen by the human eye An eye that sees past freedom and beauty Only to see the lie it...
    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 I don't know what Tears will fall Sleep will come Time will pass We will move on
    Munchycaterpillar Munchycaterpillar 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Today is not for her Today is not

    for him Today, everyday - for me And so I live And so I breathe Today, everyday - for me
    TheFlamingPhoenix TheFlamingPhoenix 18-21, M 1 day ago

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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 you love you left; And pass it along to everyone else. To all those who have lost a brother or even a brother in arms. Never forget...
    LostSoulWander5 LostSoulWander5 31-35 1 Response 1 day 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 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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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 at high tide. The smell of smoke... hidden in the mist. Pounding surf... bursting forward, then ebbs. Little bubble trails... floating above...
    DrSoapbox DrSoapbox 51-55, 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 46-50, F 32 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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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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    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 grass, And watch the flowers bloom. I have heard the singing birds, While sitting in my room. I have seen the trees so green, That give...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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't let you go. My temper always takes over me, I turn into a demon, my words spitting like venom. I need to stay quiet, silence...
    mysteryteen mysteryteen 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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, You don't see what I see, You are sitting here reading this, You may not know it's you, I'm talking about. But if you do know you're the one, I...
    usarmyrangers usarmyrangers 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days 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 fasted speed A night sky filled with fireflies Glowing in the dark Like the spark you lit in my shadowed heart. I was falling in...
    ibak12 ibak12 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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 me drown I try my best to free myself But one after another they come again I always knew the journey was tough But i always thought to fight my...
    nitbak nitbak 22-25, M 1 Response 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 9 Responses May 29, 2013

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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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    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, where giants live, and fairies dance. Circle, circle. Dragon's in the far night sky. Circle, circle. Demon's, angel's...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 1 Response 2 days 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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    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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    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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