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    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Pitiful is the king, not bold,

    yet unrelenting, as this is my kingdom, and you are my royal jest. the knights are bold, my heart is cold, and anger is fierce and brooding. be my guest, and thaw the frozen heart in my chest, and save me from all the pain. bold yet cold, a warriors throne, and a palace made of...
    mystiere13 mystiere13 13-15, F 2 Responses 12 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 19 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    This is a city, a city that's crying Crying

    for freedom, crying for change A city that sleeps both day and night City of liars, a city that tries to control your mind. Home of the gods, this place was once heaven People were friendly and people were kind Smiles were the greetings and heart was the place for you to stay...
    infpman infpman 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    Another late night poem

    since brokenglassapple made my night :) Phone life dull life Makes for a sad time when you refuse to take in the times And I can't say that's what I have Gotta know me to know you and you are me yet aren't me Trusting ain't easy when me aint me and wrong is the only way...
    cr1sn cr1sn 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Bugs? The creature the crawls

    when your asleep at night Just a picture and you shiver or scream at the sight An insect is relatable Yes it's true But I speak of the thing Standing behind you
    wendylou25 wendylou25 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    You all cried when you were born.

    You have cried when you were alone. Some cried for freedom, some cried for life, Some cried for love and some cried for wife. This is not the first time you have laughed, This is not the last time you will cry. You have lived and laughed and cried before, But you still don't...
    infpman infpman 22-25, M 14 hrs 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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    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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    Daddy...got his drink,

    ( He )doesn't care of what we think.. Yes, my daddy loves his drink. He's been the same since I was five, Yes, he loves his drink more than his wife.. It hurts..to see my mom cry all night. I hear him shout everyday, I've been caught in the game of love & hate.. oh daddy...
    infpman infpman 22-25, M 14 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 10 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    Brother please don't go Brother please don't

    go Mom just died I can't lose you I know death is only natural But I cannot bear the thought of loneliness I cannot bear the thought of losing you Why must you suffer slowly Why could it not be quick As I sit there at your bedside crying I cannot comprehend what I feel All...
    magolor magolor 18-21, M 13 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 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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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 13 Responses Jun 8, 2012

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    Fierce is her fire, yet ice is her heart,

    broken and demanding, her cries waking you. you long to hold her, to make her smile, and yet you know you cant, because she is taken. lies and pain, a fearful delay, her eyes so bright, with tears that shine. you miss her so, and wish she'd come home, but you know its...
    mystiere13 mystiere13 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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    Be My Love

    I happened [stumbled] upon her one day, Clad in a muddied dress, in disarray. Damsel why on this floor dost thou lie? Reply, "I am alive? I am ali-" Deaden thy waggling tongue fair maid Such babble thou speweth forth! Her mumblings fade. I have but one request to...
    SilenceEvermore SilenceEvermore 22-25 2 Responses Feb 2, 2013

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    Row, row, row your boat,

    The **** away from me. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, **** you and your dreams.
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 2 Responses 22 hrs 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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    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 14 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    <3 Love <3 3) I love the way you look

    into my eyes And those promises you make to never pass by, The gentle touch that you make my love; that comes from the deepest gorge of your hear.. Is as beautiful as you are. From morn till evening, we've no time to rest. No summer , no winter , love springs all the year...
    infpman infpman 22-25, M 1 Response 13 hrs 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 33 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    This isn't really a poem it's more an attempt

    at a song. It's kind of iffy but whatever haha. I looked you in the eyes and when I did I fell into the pit and for days I was gone But I was rescued by my love and that flame will not go out But only burns brighter as the days go on..... You hunted me until I was weak My soul...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs 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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    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 12 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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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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    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 37 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Some walked into my heart Some walked out of my

    heart Some sped through without slowing down Some hurt my heart Some healed my heart Some turned my heart upside down You saw my heart You touched my heart You cared enough to say "I'll hold your hand I'll hold your heart Trust me, I am here to stay"
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Another poem. Love of a Parent The love of a

    parent is immeasurable. So much so, that it could be said that a child is the personification of a parent’s love. The love is so strong, that should it be taken, we may not survive without it… A love so strong that, should it be lost, so too would a part of our very soul...
    Animefreak4042 Animefreak4042 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    This is dark and honest.

    What do you think? Makes me sad that this is how I feel bit good to be honest then dishonest right? Boys aren't supposed to like boys or use them as toys I'm ****** and and truly ****** I'm a sin and wish I could one day win **** where I'm living this isn't my home I've wrecked...
    cr1sn cr1sn 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    You were my enemy, my friend,

    my one and only. I could find you when things got lonely. When I was lost and afraid, You were there to reassure me everything's okay. When everyone around me became cruel and hateful, You were there, always still faithful. It felt like everything kept crashing down...
    ILuvMusic229 ILuvMusic229 13-15, F 1 Response 17 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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    Inspiration

    I sat alone And tried to think, Of words so grand, To put in ink. The words came slow, And uninspired. No cutesy rhymes, No expressed desire. No lover’s song, No wrong to right., No erotic rhyme, To fill the night. Inspiration, I could not find...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 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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    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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    I think its time we talked.

    I love you, I do And you were always mine, But lately you've been to much Its just to much stuff... So chocolate? Its time for you to take a walk.
    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Love In Lost Smiling days fade away,

    She closes the door, picks up a blade, Standing in front of a mirror, All she sees is a memory of horror, Trembling anxiety bubbling to the surface, No one knew the demons she has to face, Yesterday he saw her, looked past her eyes, A heartbeat missing as she told those lies...
    TearsBecomeSnow TearsBecomeSnow 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 10 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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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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    Stolen Innocence Once she was smiling,

    Now she is always crying, A broken heart from the innocence taken, Lord knows she was forsaken, How many times must she pretend, You took her life, then your friend, Every touch burned her skin, Now no man will she let in, Was it worth it when you heard her scream, Your face...
    TearsBecomeSnow TearsBecomeSnow 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    War is waged, and love is bold,

    respectful and polite, so sweet in my fight. sweet jester, you know the rules of this game, noble and bold, the king is neither of those. pitiful is he, to sit by and watch, and laughs as the power corrupts, I have no need, for a simpleton king, but I need a warrior, someone not...
    mystiere13 mystiere13 13-15, F 1 Response 12 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 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    Guardian Protector: The Angel

    Your armor shines and glistens upon the sun Your helmet glows brilliant gold and silver Your face illuminates the radiance of love Your eyes delve deep into the world and universe Crisis and desire conflict in one spectacle Damnation upon you and I forfeit our lives Your halo and...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 15 Responses May 11, 2013

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    Schizophrenic Demon Burning ash from the

    flame, Im sick of your twisted game, Lies upon lies, all the words you say, Tell me when you give up the play, Against this monster Im no fighter, Picked up the knife, flicked the lighter, Shapes and people only I can see, All the voices that follow me, Dressed in white...
    TearsBecomeSnow TearsBecomeSnow 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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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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    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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    You always surprise me.

    .. You always surprise me, with all that you do. from running through the rain (and how fast you flew!) to your bee killing methods, and your laughing at danger, not to mention your sudden but quickly ending bouts of anger. You appear out of nowhere, just when I'm most...
    lonelyheart807 lonelyheart807 41-45, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Something simple and corny

    that I wrote. Without U ABCDEFGHI JKMNOPQRS T VWXYZ My life is like these letters. At first...
    Animefreak4042 Animefreak4042 22-25, M 23 hrs ago

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      Five I'm lost

    and in stuck here confused Four Everythings changed, even you Three Then it happens alone with my brother Two so I cry and I pray for the help of another One
    wendylou25 wendylou25 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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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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    Escape Tears falling like the rain,

    Wearing a mask, she hides her pain, No one there to catch her when she falls down, So in silence she stole away a gun, Light as feather, stiff as a board, Her life was the only thing she could afford, Out to the stars she begged for mercy, Shouted out loud, will someone save...
    TearsBecomeSnow TearsBecomeSnow 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    You would climb so high to go

    so low But you would never stoop so low to get rid of your high
    JaysGrief JaysGrief 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    Not necessarily` a poem but.

    .. Heaven: Invest Now! "Heaven is a great long term investment! To get in, all you have to do is make some minor payments, consisting of: a down payment of belief, a daily payment of faith and a final payment of death. With those small payments, you get to spend an eternity in...
    Animefreak4042 Animefreak4042 22-25, M 22 hrs 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 29 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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