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    I write at night , the bullets dont hurt

    as much i know i might just light this joint just for the touch , just for the rush you dont even know the half of it , mad ruckess tangled brain , im feeling like a hand puppet cause she dont know im alone , im on my own comatose , im feeling sick but im still posted up at...
    LunarDream LunarDream 16-17, M 5 Responses Feb 9

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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 20 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Life Unlimited Born like poetry curious

    and free No fear or shame instilled in me Exploration of smiles and soft laughter Bright lights and naps I wonder what's after Discovering my feet they crawl and walk My mouth unlimited it can actually talk My hands move things more than ever before Wanting to do so much...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F 2 days ago

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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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    A SoldierYou've signed your name,

    And sworn your oath,To your flag and to the Queen,And it's by the left, and double time.Shine them boots, boys,Spit and sweat, and make 'em gleam,Reflections in leather,And it's by the left, and double time.Right dress, and eyes front,Fists clenched, thumbs on seams,Head straight...
    manofsolitude manofsolitude 46-50 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am confused, my thoughts crowded of my soul

    being tortured. Each time I sleep, my dreams are filled with blood of the innocence and dammed. My sight clouded with shadows of the past, I don’t know where to turn, and I keep running even though I’m going to a cliff I can not stop and I don’t know who to ask...
    bluehappyness bluehappyness 18-21, M 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 18 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    They Told Me, Well Tried.

    They told me I take life too seriously, so I made them laugh. They tried to say I had a learning disability, I haven't had a B, in over 5 years, and I take advanced classes. They said I couldn't sing, I play guitar, write my own music, (& sing) and I've been asked if I could be...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Reaction. It's a pleasant place,

    Not caring. Until it's not. And reality slaps you in the face. I bet that hurt, I know it hurt me. Well at least my sides from laughing, at your reation.
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 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 10 Responses May 29, 2013

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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 51-55, F 31 Responses Feb 7, 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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    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, 2014

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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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    Do you rise and thirst

    for flesh and blood or do you dig down deep for all the above?
    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 29 mins 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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    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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    Milesfromyou Milesfromyou 36-40, M 29 mins ago

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    now stop for a moment turn

    and see the magic of an instant the drama of the now images not forgotten images never seen images from the world outside and the universe within exploring earth patterns exploring the soul gaining wisdom from their history wonder from their being
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    A World Full Of Sin Where were you When i

    longed for your touch Where were you I wanted to give up You should've been there To shelter my heart From this world full of sin Where do i begin She gets beaten And pushed around He gets shoved And kicked to the ground A little life Didn't even get to start A stupid act Of a...
    marshmel marshmel 16-17, F 2 Responses 11 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 31 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Dreams are the eraser dust I blow off my page.

    They fade into the emptiness, another dark gray day. Dreams are only memories of the plans I had back then. Dreams are eraser dust and now I use a pen.
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Fall Feeling the air leave your lungs

    as you jump off Knowing it will end your life Looking around at your surroundings, to see the beautiful lights Flickering Twinkling You hear the wind rushing past your ears Like angels, whispering you'll be fine You feel the air hold your body as you fall more Like it...
    Muzicholic Muzicholic 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days 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 18-21, M 9 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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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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    ALONE I can walk alone And often do For the

    path I take Goes with me too I can work alone And think it is fun To start a task And see it done I can sleep alone For once I'm there My dreams will take Me everywhere I can stand alone And face the fight I will not run If I know I'm right But love alone I can not do There...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 20 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    My Fate Apologies on repeat Like a broken

    record I knew better I put myself in this position Just when I think I'm winning I start losing This game called love It's so confusing A vicious cycle with no conscience No remorse, I made my choice I sacrificed my heart Was torn apart by feelings I let loose It's a noose...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy 22-25, F 9 Responses May 25, 2014

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    these are 3 word sketches from inbetween

    working last night will someone turn the smoldering log add the kindling bring the embers up to fire a history is developed by living in the present not by reliving yesterday dance to unseen joys and sorrows with music from living life spirits...
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    The world is dark. Voices stir the night.

    A world of difference, The voices bring light. All night Word of wonder speeds Across a barren world On their holy steeds. Might this light Use its might To stay bright Through the night -Adele T.
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    A dove sits Beloved On the best Of nests And

    to this day I cherish That memo of the dove I love That memo of the dove But once! Only once! Did I see it again Yet all child's of my love Will again see the dove. -Adele T.
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 day 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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    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 17 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    I have published my book of poems on Kindle.

    It is listed at .99 but will be free for 5 days beginning Friday the 17th. I will renew that free offer as long as Amazon allows.The title is “Impressions In The Sand”.I write books because I want to, I write poetry because I have too.For those who do not have a...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    We Can This land they say it isn't free I know

    because they have taxed me It never ends a cycle who's path never bends I guess a slave we will always be? I see pain police terrorizing in the streets It will always come like the Florida rain Children of the victims I hear them, they weep Handcuffing a bleeding dead...
    S33K3R S33K3R 26-30, F 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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    Disappointment burns,

    it's a bitter feeling, You expect, you get ready, you wait. Suddenly there's nothing left, you thought you were hilling, Maybe it's Murphy, or sweet revenge, maybe just fate.
    JohnDoe8600 JohnDoe8600 13-15, F 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 17 Responses Feb 25, 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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    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 13 Responses Aug 5, 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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    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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    Missing someone I’ve never seen.

    .. by moiMusic: Missing someone I've never seen... April RainMissing someone I’ve never seen,Missing eyes and the depth of her stareMissing the smell of her hair,Missing her gentle touch upon shoulders wide,Missing what could be in essenceThe ebbing and flowing of her tide...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Why do I love you why do I care

    why do you keep coming in my life it's just not fair why do I lesson why do I believe why can I understand it's just not meant to be
    yalzaga yalzaga 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I want to see your breath,

    rise and fall with your breasts; as your heart pounds in your chest. Its gentle beats lulling me to rest. Your skin on my skin like a gentle caress. Your tresses wild and splayed all over my chest, no make up on is when you look best. I wanna lay with you forever and no less...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M 3 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 9 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    I have a friend named Matt.

    Does he have a cat? I'm not sure about that. But he's named Matt. Matt and I We are silly. He's 28. That's one fate. I'm 11 I'm Adele. What? I fell. I think.
    atfenix atfenix 13-15, F 1 day ago

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