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    Secret In my head Lives a Secret I cannot

    speak it For it has no words In my head Lives a Secret I cannot show you it For it has no form In my head Is an empty aching space Where I invite Invisible Untouchable Unspeakable Secrets The story of my life Open Given Willingly Naively Painfully Hopefully? The Secret in...
    Listening80 Listening80 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I miss you more than words can say I miss you

    each and every day I miss you when the sun rises I miss you when the sun goes back down I miss you in the evenings , wish you were here I miss you in my bed, holding me close there I miss you in between the hours and the minutes I miss you so tenderly much , I miss you so.
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 2 hrs ago

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    I am everything I am nothing I'm your

    strength When you are feeling weak The voice of courage And the quiet calm That wraps around you like a balm You are more than you think You're the light in my dark My walk in the park You give me that spark To carry on when all is lost No matter what the cost
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 3 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 30 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Smoldering fire of hearts desire Compassion

    overwhelming Longing for release Dancing beneath a winters moon Words are meaningless Tonight I see the truth The holes in the hopes The never audible yes Only attracted to the ropes Another of life's sick tests Injustice, it settles Just like mist from a rain on a hot muggy...
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 1 Response 2 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 32 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    In the tattered shards of lasting embrace I

    feel the nick of you lingering cool as winter's solstice, feel the nick of you like a dagger cold upon the intangible grace of my skin. such a sin it was to love you. And when I am at last ushered into the chambers of sleep, when I am blanketed in that dark array of...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs 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 16 Responses Jan 28, 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 21 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    'My Serial Lover' I say she's fat in all the

    right places My best fake honesty gets me in trouble every time She finds it sweet But then it's too late. She's buying me drapes and underwear Telling me what's cute and what's disgusting Giving me nick names Naming my plants, my fish, it. Scented candles show up in strange...
    therepurposedmale therepurposedmale 51-55, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Feel like dead When you find you got no

    soul And you are been laid down in a 6ft hole When you body starts to fade away And your memories are the things that stays You feel like a dead, a true dead But when you are alive and find no one cares You want someone, but can't find to share When your heart longs for hope to...
    uniqueguy91 uniqueguy91 22-25, M 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 18-21, F 11 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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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 15 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    Walking through the dark Cold seeped through to

    the bone Yet still I walk alone My heart heavy like a stone Though the scars are deep My heart's still yours to keep As each night I weep There's always a price to pay So I paint on a smile and pretend to be gay As long as I'm here, he'll stay away I protected you today Here...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Guilt From the bright of the day,

    To the depths of the sea, It matters not what you say, For I am, and only, me. Their mouths shut yet by chance, I know I cannot be free. I see the blood on my hands, And, oh, the rage it brings me! As I lay down her head, Pale and motionless on my knees, For eternal in bed, I...
    Plouton3600 Plouton3600 18-21, M 3 days 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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    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 4 Responses Feb 9, 2015

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    thunder rages inside the calm trying hard to be

    a mom bipolar mind schizo thoughts racing words and she's caught insiders come hide her away push her aside while they play
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    We’re packing up the camper today Won’t you

    come along with us? Don’t know where we will go Don’t know yet where we will stay Could be this layby or that parking bay One thing that is certain is that the time will be gay We could sit by the sea Supping a cup of tea Or by the motorway Just passing time of day Or even...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    As father's Day approaches I was inspired to

    write this. MY DAD Sometimes occasions come our way, Inspiring memories good and bad. The occasion that is now close at hand, Brings me memories of my dad. The things he taught me have stayed in place, And have become a map for me to tread. As he told me about the things in...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 17 Responses Jun 18, 2015

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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 21 Responses May 28, 2012

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    The Poignancy Of Love The majestic beauty of

    this enchanted place stands pale in its comparison to thee crested in a night of armor a simple wanderer of the truth in a deathly place for love's fallacies I wander the distance finding myself here this place collapses against time itself rearing back against its own...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    My Symphony Of Pain My ribs are alive with

    arthritis And they're wailing a hurting song They cry out in pain with each breath that I take And my hips and my knees sing along My fingers pick out the melody Each one plays a note of its own My shoulders and ankles bang out the bass Sending vibrations to each of my bones...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I see you, death creeps closer.

    Splinters fill my heart by the thought of your existence. Your voice echoes the reality of all that is wrong with society. I cringe by sight of your grin as you share tales of your life occurrences. Die; away from me.
    Youcanthandlemyusername Youcanthandlemyusername 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    I hope I'm not sharing too much.

    let me know if I am.. She wore her day with a smile It was nothing for her to stop And help someone smell the roses Finding peace in imperfection Drops of help in small doses She carried out daily duties Drawing strength from above Fought through the afflictions...
    girlonpause girlonpause 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I see you I see you in places ,

    that I know your there I see you in the morning, a little bird that knows your there I see you in my mirror, a face I wish to kiss I see you in my dreams, your always there I see you in my heart, beating inside of here I see you everywhere that is how I know.... I love you
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet 41-45, M 3 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 7 Responses Dec 14, 2012

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    It’s time to celebrate So bring out the

    bunting Everything’s red, white and blue People line the streets as far as the eye can see Some are sharing a party, Others hope to glimpse the carriage While others just want to hear the music From the biggest party of the century It’s 60 years on the throne The boats...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, 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 17 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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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 5 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    She stood still in the dark,

    listening silently, restlessly, the echoes of her hear beat that made her capable of living again. She sat against the hard wooden floor - her body stiffed against the concrete wall- she knew it wasn't the end yet. Every emotions that went through her heart, she understood it...
    Francoise25 Francoise25 18-21, F 10 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 16 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Swift motions of the swooping rain left only

    remnants of what it used to be. Soaked in a puddle on the concrete. Becoming the collective soul of one. Rather than individuals. The teardrop shapes became one. Only to be recycled, to become those quick little sky tears once again.
    Beaniesandbands1 Beaniesandbands1 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    Scary Wears Boots Dance in the darkness.

    So alive amid dying light, Embraced by the night, Illuminate with unseen bliss. The earth is your canvas. Scary, yet I’ve no fear. From afar I see slow dancing: On haunted soil, frolicking In ragged dress with messy hair, Awkward steps oh, so dear. Remove your cozy boots...
    MidnightScribe MidnightScribe 36-40, M 11 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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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...
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    I sit on this perch, majestic

    and proud. The brilliance of my plumage, brilliant and loud. My elegant crimson tail slightly swaying in my cage of gold. Such elegance, such grace. Like the queens of old. But then the heat spreads from my tail to my golden head. Puff, I burst into the ashes I have been taught...
    DesiredNightmare DesiredNightmare 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    'When Life Seems Impossible'

    When life seems impossible No one cares if you live or die… Change your hair, show up early Put out that extra effort, sigh a lot Dress to the nines and carry a flamboyant...
    therepurposedmale therepurposedmale 51-55, M 3 days ago

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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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    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 22-25, M 17 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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    When The Days Are Through And

    when the paddles slash, Against salty waters, Yet the sharks swim quietly through. The dim lights flash, For one last time, And lies divide from truth. And bands collide, In waging war, 'Till kingdoms fall in blue. And they see the Child, In robes of gray, For it is when the...
    Plouton3600 Plouton3600 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Past realisation revisited by moi Music by

    Keith Kenniff - Portraits Pt.2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjSvdadBoGA Waking up, cold frosty morning Sun peaking beyond the lid of cloud, Golden orange glow, breathe, It’s so much harder today than before. Coffee, motorway, cars all aligned in a row. Coming up for air...
    Yeronlyman Yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 days ago

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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 10 Responses May 25, 2014

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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 14 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    I’m trying hard to remove the memory of you

    from my body But people keep staring at me oddly It seems that you are forever destined to be there Does anyone even care? Do you think back on that night? When things reached their height I tried so hard to fight You kept on until it was light The tears fell like rain I have to...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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