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    Remember when we weren't depressed?

    Remember when all we did was smile? Where did those times go? Where did we go wrong? Remember when we didn't hate? Remember when money wasn't an issue? What ever happened to us? Why did we let society devour us? Remember when we shined like diamonds? Remember when we were...
    MVPFLF MVPFLF 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs 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 sun that's shining on me Is the same sun

    shining on you. The moon that's smiling at me Is the same moon that's smiling at you. We breathe the same air. We drink the same water. Let's get up and walk again Let's keep up strength and maintain progress. It's not alright But it's ok :-) Because we think we can...
    5465zen 5465zen 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm feeling so lost, feeling

    so out of sync thought this was over when you walked out on me but I lie awake at night and drink 12 cups of coffee a day I numb myself with sarcasm to get through the day but nothing about what I feel is funny nothing is right anymore and the days are longer and sunnier and I...
    avabellaforb avabellaforb 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    RAGECries of rageIn hushed whispersI dream of

    them, the people in sunlit placesTheir lives of ease, caressed by blue oceanFrom my world of deep shadows, I dreamI want to SCREAMBut ears don't want to hearI want to pull the heavens downUntil they hear the ROARThat echoes inside, incessantScreaming, asking why ~For God rules...
    HarlequinRose HarlequinRose 26-30, T 21 hrs ago

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    Shaded by a cloak of their own design and

    societies demand lay the observers the thinkers - Predators. Is it their choice or their nature? The latter whispers the wolf but he would, wouldn't he? A predator after all is not malicious, Merely a slave of his nature.
    MrOllie MrOllie 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    Love and economics by moi Who would have

    thought it possible To mix the polarised opposites Of two completely separate concepts, Colour clashing Intuitively conflicted... But work with me here. It's not such a crazy idea, Psychology and mathematics Herd instinct. Storage of energy, of goodwill, Of compromise, of love...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A World I Never Knew

    Running in a world of white mist Nothing but the dirt trail ahead The cold bites my bones and I clench my fists I should've stayed in bed This world consumes me Clouds curl around my feet Impossible to escape as it rises to my knees The fresh air smells ever...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hope is held, hope is found.

    It's within us all, not just laying around. It's there where your heart is and it's behind your eyes. That's why we feel hope can be lost, when one of us cries. Take care of your heart, catch your tears. Then you'll have hope throughout your years.
    deltaqu deltaqu 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days 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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    Lyrics and prose choose to confess the darkness

    and light within desiring to be expressed. Repressed thoughts dance upon a page, illuminating darkness like an actor on a stage. Bringing to the surface every hesitant glance and misdirection. A lie is only the truth when the truth is perfection. Ballroom dancers glide along...
    PoliteDeviance PoliteDeviance 31-35, M 19 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 17 Responses Jun 23, 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 16 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    Just pondering in poem form .

    . I have to stop drinkin My mind isn't thinkin Mom drank herself to death That's what I'm doin to myself.. If I keep this up, I'll have no hope Gotta stand tall Don't wanna fall My mind needs to truly think put it down .. that poisonous drink Have the power to overcome...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I'm the one you rejected I'm the human being

    you ignored I'm the outcast you dehumanized I'm the college student you want no part of I'm the loner who you forgot about I'm the phoenix that always rises from the ashes I'm the lone wolf that never needed a pack I'm the prototype that defeated the stereotype I'm the black...
    MVPFLF MVPFLF 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My child do not mistake the way his hungry eyes

    feast upon your flesh as a message from his soul professing love to you. Do not mistake his eagerness to be with you when the moonlight outshines the neon vacancy sign as an act of romance. Do not mistake the hands caressing the places of your body you've invited him to...
    breannajust breannajust 18-21, F 1 Response 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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    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 18 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    The doctor couldn't even find what was wrong

    on the ultrasound - they just said that my heart beats twice when it pounds - that means they can feel your heart beat even when you're not around
    greencafe greencafe 22-25, M 1 Response 3 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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    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 32 Responses Feb 22, 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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    Shine some of your light on my canvas Combined

    with mine, it is brilliant Hard to look at; yet almost impossible To avert your eyes The colors sensational Vivid images exploding Like a star being born Let your thoughts collide with mine Into the walls around us The ensuing echoes singing A song that brings joy to me...
    OwningDali OwningDali 36-40 1 day ago

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    Connecting the dots by moi Excuses.

    Reasons. Talking in circles. Broca's marathon Of fantastical theory of why, Invention after the facts, We connect the dots To make sense of what really are Random events. Placebo. But labelled effective, Due to seemingly therapeutic effects, Sunny spells and scattered showers...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day 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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    Time ticks by too quickly

    for me Makes me stop and think But sometimes it doesn't go by fast enough Especially when things are getting rough If you only knew What I go through Then maybe you can understand But maybe all of this is part of a bigger plan Just hold on one day longer All of this...
    Missprincessgabby Missprincessgabby 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    If everyone was a tree,

    then I want to be no more than a burning ember, to scotch from the outside of their bark, to turn their veins into ash.
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Jump right in... On stage,

    my room, my highway to freedom and soullllll. Ow! Let me hear it again baby! One more hit, one more time, One Two Three F-f-f-f-four! Hit it! Good evening my passengers, you may call me your God for the evening. Your slinky, lean, overtly s-exual rock God. Are you ready...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For a crush... :) Secret I want to whisper

    you to become my greatest secret the one I will be longing to spit out with every chance and if you succumb to this selfish request, by any chance, you'll be the only secret I will allow my self to tell to yell on the top of my lungs and be a bragging ***** about it to show my...
    EmmaRin EmmaRin 26-30, F 1 Response 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 51-55, F 31 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    This overwhelming comfortable numbness.

    .. From love and drugs for me I can't tell the difference it's the exact same comforting... Makes you see the whole world for what it is, of pain and agoney and broken promises and suffering But blocks out the reqrieum of my dreams And helps you see that nothing is ever what it...
    JustBeYourSelff JustBeYourSelff 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day 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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    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'll ride the sky If you give me the winds I'll

    scale the earth If you move the mountains I'll scout the oceans If you light the path I'll take your hand If you hold my heart Ill give you my self If you agree to stay I'll tell you the truth I'm as honest as can be You'll be loyal to me If I'll stay by your side I'll be...
    kittiekriket kittiekriket 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Who edits you? Or do you edit yourself?

    Do they enhance you? Do they diminish you? Do they improve you? Do they suppress you? Do they help you become a better version of yourself? As we relax into each other, we are finding a new beauty. Finding that giving each other more freedom makes the world a more...
    OwningDali OwningDali 36-40 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I can't help that I want to die.

    I can't help that every time I say "I'm fine" I lie. I can't help that I'd almost take not wasting anymore oxygen on this earth than going another damn day where I want to slit my wrists. I can't help the people I love, I sure as hell can't help myself. I can't find a way to...
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15, F 11 hrs 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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    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