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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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    You shiver in fear When i stood beside you.

    Are you afraid of me? Don't be scared,i am here. I'll stay with you and keep near. Be happy,my dearest. Don't be sad. Smile,My sweetheart. For i am there. I'll be here when you're asleep. And here when you're awake. My arms wrapped around you When you shake. What...
    JoeyNight JoeyNight 13-15, F 3 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 31 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    In her eyes you see lights that crowned winter

    nights with stars that never falter a mirror in calm water Her smile is the dawn parting the moon and the sun her lips of rose blushes its crimson pose Her skin is the moonbeam glowing over a stream as soft as silk made from a river of milk Her chest is a deep well which...
    honeyadeen honeyadeen 22-25, F 6 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Title: Miserable Stressed School.

    6am the moon is still awakened outside Dark sky, foggy clouds and loud buses arrive Teenagers walking to find their crowd Some look sad and others are proud ring ring the sound of the bell its the first part of visiting hell the commander shout, the commander scream ha...
    GisselleButCallMeGiGi GisselleButCallMeGiGi 18-21, F 4 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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    Hourglass You can't go back What do you

    mean You want to return to yesterday Make wrongs right Follow some long ago dream Silly child wake up from your make believe Time does not run in reverse When a moment in time is lived it's gone With a blink it becomes the past For this very reason we are long ago taught Think...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ...symmetrical ecstacy.

    .. ...breathing in through central passages of on-going tunnels... ...never missing a beat... ...white mountains enclosed behind pillars of a pair that are so sensual... ...remarkable...
    BIackyChan BIackyChan 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Darkness... Coolness.

    .. Softness... Fullness.... My body swells with need... Panting... Waiting... Procreating... End this angst with speed...
    annamarie2278 annamarie2278 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 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 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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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 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 5 Responses Jun 5

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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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    Once lived a boy who seemed pure

    as gold... Nothing but smiles, truth be told... But behind the smiles, no one knows what lies... That every night he weeps and cries... Night after night he lies awake and thinks... Why not down those pills with a few drinks? But something tells him that he wants to live... He...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days 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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    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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    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 35 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Deciding on where I should go,

    Two paths in front of me. Now I gather up courage When there seems like none. And walk towards my dream.
    JoeyNight JoeyNight 13-15, F 3 days 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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    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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    If you can, write me a poem.

    If you can, give me a look, a word, one letter. If you can, tell me you’re all mine, tell me it wasn’t a joke, tell me a lie. If you can, look me in the eye — into my soul, take it all in, and tell me what you see. If you can, take this page out of your notes. If...
    ifyoucan ifyoucan 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    A new day Begins once more The sun's rays On a

    lifeless shore A fresh start A change in date All of this part Of an imminent fate As time goes on The sky shines clear The sun now upon The horizon so near Life repeats In a cynical loop From the people we meet To the endless hoops It has no meaning Yet causes so much grief...
    VorsichtigerMann VorsichtigerMann 13-15, M 1 day 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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    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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    For Alexander. Wherever you are.

    You were the light In life you shined Radiant and bright. You could never see the beauty The beauty of your heart The beauty you brought To life. I sit and wonder why. Why? Must a person like yourself A person whose aura is like a sunset. The warm glow The feeling of...
    Awhiteorchid Awhiteorchid 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day 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 11 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Get a ticket to the Circus And enjoy the

    show First comes the lion tamer Then the clowns With their wide smiles and silly shoes To welcome you. A two headed child will entertain you Juggling and dancing to the tune. Next is the one-legged tightrope jumper who'll amaze you with his balance. And last but not...
    JoeyNight JoeyNight 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Are we alien's? when i keep telling myself

    my lifes overflowing with confussion, our life may twist and turn to appear as an illusion, At the begging our DNA had been split was it a blood transfussion? Is what we see just an ambient occlusion, Im having a bit of trouble coming to a complete conclusion.
    EjTwinty EjTwinty 18-21, M 2 days 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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    JUST ONCE MORE It gleams in the light feeling

    light in my hand. my breath becomes heavy as my heart races in anticipation. Gripping the cold metal burning as it touches my skin. Slowly I run it across flesh and watch the red seep thru. Emotions pour out my vision begins to blur. The feeling of absolute bliss grows, never...
    lilbit33 lilbit33 22-25, F 1 day 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 14 Responses Jun 23, 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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    You can judge me if you want repudiate me

    because I dont flaunt what I don't got degrade me because I'm willing to do what it takes to come up resent me for being everything that youre not you can judge me if you want but it won't put you on top
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days 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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    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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    The sun shines but not too bright the wind

    greets,lightly and gently a losing fight for the tired and weary Dried tears shadowed my pillow its been awhile since I've slept the air is too hard to swallow trapped between what I dreamed and dreamt Goodbye first love I will always miss you I wished through the night to the...
    honeyadeen honeyadeen 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    (wrote this a while ago

    and came across it again, not very good but whatever) To Her To her who I admire from afar The one who makes me feel Like there is nothing in this world I cannot do To her who has captured my heart And ruthlessly holds a grip on it Unknowingly having all of my affection And...
    Muramasa Muramasa 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1 pill, 2 pill, 3 pill.

    ..floor 5 pill, 6 pill, 7 pill...more Daze out... Fade out... Pass out... Empty bottle and lifeless body lay on the floor. No one finds her 'till a few days more. She's overwhelmed and cannot take the pressure. For she could not make the measure. She died because her head was...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    About Life and Love My head lifts up

    as I awake to face another day. The dreams of you I thought were real, Have faded all away. I could feel you there against my skin, And even smell your scent. I had all the other senses too, And I don’t know where they went. Life is not always fair it’s always said...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 6 hrs ago

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    In the land of poetry commentary,

    you will encounter those who take poetry too lightly, and those who take poetry too seriously. The former will give you no real indication of their true opinion of the merits of the poem, while the latter shall reject it out of hand, or be entirely unsatisfied until you write it...
    MRH1978 MRH1978 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's funny how certain things can spark a

    memory of him. The fall. I remember the fall with you. I remember walking through the neighborhood in the brisk air...the color of the leaves changing...walking hand in hand without a care in the world. I remember sitting on the porch talking hours on end about everything and...
    asterinight asterinight 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    Here we are again old friend braving the autumn

    rain you held my hand and we are thirteen again We made our bed under a tree a promise we kept under its shadow we were kings and we were free our sky was red, orange and yellow Your tall boots covered in mud my torn jeans drenched in water we fell like leaves graceful and...
    honeyadeen honeyadeen 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    ALONE All morning, all day,

    all evening, and all night existing as one only in the mind and out of pain's sight. Lover making love with no one but myself all the time; sharing with no one but myself my life. Only laughing to the sound of my own thoughts, reads, reacting to needs; simply looking forward...
    RebelOfSouthernEnvy369 RebelOfSouthernEnvy369 41-45, F 21 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 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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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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    Hold that feeling, shepherd it close to your

    body, Understand that no one feels the way you do... Selfish liar, how dare you make me into who I am, If I knew who I was... Drag the heat with you, spread your wings and fly. Oh, I want to feel inside of you, Touch your heart when I hold it so tight. And kill me with each...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Those old feelings are creeping back in.

    .. the reasons ? I do not know Maybe I do but those gloomy thoughts just won't let me go As I am writing this I hope my tears do not flow But I shall not give in I shall not look down below Will this pain ever end, will it ever be history Will new days come, will my heart be...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Tick tock of the clock .

    .. Slowly trickling by.. My mind drifts... Above the clouds ... Way beyond the sky... Of dreams to come... The sun will burn... An etching in my mind... The brief pic... That will flick ... In my left mind's eye ... Of stories told... Some rather bold... But never ever shy...
    annamarie2278 annamarie2278 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    SUNSHINE Sunshine above me sunshine you got

    me release the dark in me release me make me feel free sunshine... this day i won't forget this sun on me,God's gift that make me breath heat over me sunshine.... glow my brain solve me.... make me... take the sorrow from me... fix the contact from my soul to the sky... yes,this...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 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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    -far away- Far away But never apart 400

    miles Cannot hold back a heart It matters not You cannot be here To hold me, and i you For your eyes Fill me with a fire Stronger; than touch ever could Opals; they gleam with all the colours A spectrum of moods Of a stormy mind. I am his sunshine Casting light through the...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Broken, shattered. Left to rot.

    So many scars, more than I ever thought. Closed lips scream for help that no one wants to give. Scarred wrists tell the story of a mess of existence. A poor kid who didn't want to live. (Once again, about my brother. He would have been 15 today...)
    JustIridescent JustIridescent 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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