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    When Emptiness fulfilled us,

    we drifted away Time and time again, but I refuse to today As you and I know that in this relationship We always create smiles that we hold on each lip We're the special two and every time we descend I realise that you truly are my best friend I feel so close to you. I feel...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 3 days 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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    When I found you i thought you would be only a

    temporary cure for this insanity that I call home But as you grew on me you grew on my heart. To beautiful to wilt me away. Strong enough to melt this wall that surrounds my soul from this hate that the world brings. It brings a match with it That sparks and sets alight an...
    Kingleonidas345 Kingleonidas345 18-21, M 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    I wonder is the sun's light touches the

    moon Morning, and the sunlight fills the world I can feel the heat from my cheeks It gives color to the world And feed the plants and trees At night, the moon start o show It's beauty and amore It lights up the world on its way And never seems to go blue They light and...
    etude etude 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    "beautiful sadness" there in your midnight

    afterlight there in the stillness of your nearness you softly took my hand and shook loose yesterdays dream you found me in every way left me without a word to say timeless in your rose printed dress endlessly you kissed me gently take me back where you discovered me there leave...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 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 30 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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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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    La Mezza Luna... by moi White cotton sky,

    or Dark blue moon filled heavens, The blue tides of light. When your Mezza Luna shone, It shone brighter than any sun To me, And more. In a tent Rainbow kite sky High, Red ribbon dancing, In your white cotton sky, Your mesmerising spells, And Messa Luna smiles, Heaven to my...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Almost November 27, 2014 Hello,

    old friend, now tell me why you failed, how you came so close, yet you have yet to see my end. At my throat did your blade set already digging into my flesh you had me, you saw me fold, so why, my Demon, did you fail? Demon, were you weak, afraid? What thoughts raced in your...
    TheDylanG TheDylanG 18-21, M 19 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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    I realised its a passing grace,

    borrowed time in a creative place. Held so dear this precious time, do it now whilst in your prime. Don't wait too long for sand to fall, the predator it stalks us all. Life is precious, enjoy it.
    deltaqu deltaqu 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Short free verse: 'You,

    the liberator' Imagine, the pounding impatience of desired self fulfillment, Like a new born carefully suggesting it's fingers through The slits in your rib cage. Between the bones securing your very soul, There's hands reaching out trying to pull your eyeballs down to your...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    The night before I let go I was still holding

    from what we are before Still hoping something will be back Still hurts me of loving you as a pack Expecting that we could start anew Until that moment came And thought i'm still into you But I realized I don't loved you I just missed being with you And that U don't deserve it...
    isahruth isahruth 18-21, F 6 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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    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 have awaken again and just like before,

    My thoughts have centered on you. Just like yesterday which has faded away My thoughts begin each day anew. I not only begin each day with you on my mind, But I keep ending them that way as well. The place inside my heart keeps filling with warmth, As I make a permanent...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Stretch a smile. This time you were

    so close. You missed a sign. A memory that lost track of time. And now your waiting in your blue shoes. You didn't know what to say. How could he cross your path? After you'd left him so far behind? A single smile. A fake laugh, a gentle smirk. It had been a while before...
    absolutionist absolutionist 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Seek and Ye Shall Find Scattered stardust,

    fragments of my mind Picking up the pieces of my sometimes brilliant thoughts I thinking that I'm falling again, but I can't be sure But, I know that I yelled back the thunder's call I just can't tell you exactly what that means... Somewhere within these darkened dead-end trials...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M 2 days ago

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    Cruel governance with societies estranged from

    humans, humanity and mankind; what left, are evolved robots, programmed & controlled by demonic minds. Raged religions with biased traditions suffocating thoughts with communal lies; demolishing beliefs of the mosque, church and temple, burning youth in animus riots. And they...
    thesnug thesnug 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Thankful by Josephwrites It is

    that time, in America To be thankful for what is given To be mindful of what could have been Or what might have been, if. And to be grateful for where you are Right now, at this moment I wish to be thankful For I am no sorrowful ingrate Who wants more than what fate brings Or...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day 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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    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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    Breaking My

    Bad: -------------------------------- A world of hurt surrounds me, but I no longer feel its pain, my words in composition struggle to feed my brain. Why is it I wonder so, to write at all I`ll never know. But write I must, it is a fuel, to challenge my being be not a fool...
    EnternalSoul EnternalSoul 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    "sex's butter" awkward girls delivering their

    spoken thoughts like hand written love notes perfumed hopes cherished brightly one of a hundred that stand at the edge of reality and in the near perfect unison of dropping lovely invitations to the magazine advertisements man who is supposed to sweep them off their feet the...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 3 Responses 3 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I wake up faint hearted I see a cluster of

    blankets ascend off of my quivering structure dotted with my perspiration the vortex my sheets formed on my bed frame Looked like a work of art And it occurred to me in such an intense surge That I've never felt to such a degree Which was a chilling experience itself As I...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Do you believe in miracles?

    Cos baby, I do.. I've made a prayer, a wish and it came true You wonder what it is , you wonder who All these couple of years, millions of seconds, minutes and hours ever since it came true My heart just fell into my own heaven And my mind just exploded into happy thoughts You...
    Starz93 Starz93 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    So Completely Hearts interlocking While

    fingers cannot One lost soul's beacon Calling another home Hoping turns to wanting and wanting to believing Slowly Begrudgingly Believing becomes knowing And with that knowing Comes a love so true So endless So timeless That it must have begun A million years before man A seed...
    MFBG MFBG 61-65, M 1 Response 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 11 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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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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    When I think of you I feel a chance

    for me A chance to live a normal life When I drink it makes it come out So I can face it Instead of face this empty space infront of me I don't know what's in me Or why it's there But it's stuck to me Forever there Like a uncureable disease I've been stuck in the...
    Kingleonidas345 Kingleonidas345 18-21, M 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 16-17, F 8 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    "into the fabric of life" my heart is a

    child holding a bead weave that onto a necklace with your finest golden threads weave my dreams into the fabric of your life can you do it without breaking me can you do it without making me silent when i should be singing turn me on when i'm cold and alone make the stars shine...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 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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    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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    Suicidum June 27, 2012 Anno Domini Apud

    Memoriam De Dylan Greenwood. Ultima Verit Eadem Locutio Verbum, In persona eius indicaverit ministraverit fiat servire augebatur. Quia etsi saepe sciendium repugnare contra Daemonum. Uictoria sua duxit et deficere tua. Possum Ulterius Permeneat. Eduxit me sis Gaudium spero...
    TheDylanG TheDylanG 18-21, M 1 Response 22 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Self-loathing hypocrite,

    a liar, a thief, looking for truth and answers. I cross those who know me best because I think I know it all. I can drown in it as much as I want, but the pain just won't wash away. I can beg and plead for someone to save me, but the only one who can do so is Myself. Who I...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    "The first and the last" It was the first time,

    our smiles were renewed and you began to show me the pain that you covered with laughter. Again and again, I heard you reaching when I was gone. It all started to fade while I ran because It seems something went wrong. I'd do anything to make things right but I can't seem...
    AcousticLover AcousticLover 16-17, F 1 day ago

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