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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 8 Responses May 25, 2014

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    Loveless complex situation Justification: Just

    a fictitious excuse I loved, while you hold my noose Nevermore, Will i feel nevertheless will I feel the same. A last empty threat, remember my name.
    italianastrong italianastrong 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day 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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    I hope, I hope with all my heart that you

    return to me and things will go back to how they were at the start. I hold on to patience, although it's wearing thin; I hold on to faith that you'll come back again. Perhaps she is your current lover and will be forever, til death do you part, but no matter where it goes with...
    ChellyRocker ChellyRocker 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Darkness is the death the emptiness of cold

    abyss the wind blows cold howling through the night Alone is the death the emptiness of no love the light doesn't shine eternal night of loneliness Depression is the death the emptiness of our cuts the blade shines in the moonlight as blood covers our skin Dark, Alone...
    AleaAndLexi AleaAndLexi 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Conversation with Jack Shrapnel scars,

    like you just stumbled into [okay, what's less bitter than isolation?] Seclusion. And God, does it feel good. However, there's only so long you can hold Your hand over a boiling kettle. Here, let me guide you back. Let me try and conjure up some kind of meaning in these words...
    LegitimateRabbit LegitimateRabbit 18-21, M 1 day 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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    Once I've wanted to breathe For

    as long as I can remember Eclipse pain resonates rain Every drip on my fortunate face Facing God I forgo fate Only oxygen still satiates For as long as he is alone I will bear burdens as it pours Breathing through suffocation I've never been so harmed And worst still...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 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 30 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Sick of feeling rough

    or high, this merrygoround why oh why, As I gaze out of my window across the blackened sky, the moon it hides yet pulls the tides, tucked snug in cloud quilt it resides. Will sleep come fast tonight I wonder, gazing out in the black yonder I try my best, my thoughts are messed...
    gingerstone gingerstone 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day 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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    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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    passion that is gone.

    the fire inside has died. I only cut till I touch my bone. every night I sleep after I've cried. I never thought about it lithe that. but you can't say I never tried.
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    How do you let go of someone who wasn't yours

    to have to begin with? How do you escape that beautiful yet tragic torment That sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach That dreaded moment when you know the only best way is to just let go I find myself in the middle of nowhere and everywhere all at the same time...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 3 Responses 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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    sometimes when I'm alone,

    in the darkness of the night sometimes when I gaze upon the stars of the faint light I feel the thoughts rushing through my mind thoughts and feelings of every sort and kind why is it so overwhelming I do not really know peace upon my mind, God please bestow we know what we...
    Solitaire91 Solitaire91 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    💗As my heart melts into a floating

    rain Everything around just isn't the same Droplets fall gently against my cheeks Feeling inside is a feeling of pure weak Stand up Sit down Wear a smile Don't frown Blue veins pulse with a worry Confusion follows .. super blurry Dream a dream and catch a cloud Contemplation...
    NatCat84 NatCat84 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Words fail to express what I see around me

    or what I truly feel I don't cry because can't do **** for me anymore . Sometimes I wish I could take a break from my head because thinking hasn't done me a lot of good
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 2 days 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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    Please don't lie It will make me cry The way

    you lie is so bad, the my eyes have gotten bags It comes so easy to you but inside I can feel you saying you don't need me
    Funnychase66 Funnychase66 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    It is easy to see me

    and hear me. But can you understand me and feel my thoughts? Can you see beneath my skin and behind my eyes? Will you try, will you fail? Will I let you dive beneath the surface, beneath the porcelain veneer? Will you get cut if you break through? Are you strong enough to take...
    Funequalsfun Funequalsfun 66-70, F 1 Response 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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    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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    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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    i wrote this a few days ago you look

    for yourself in the mirror but you aren't there its an odd feeling not an empty a nothingness and still, there are desires to experience and still, a yearning to never wake up this form, so confining this place, this spinning sphere falling through a great abyss, this place...
    ocifersanchez ocifersanchez 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Help Yourself ~ You coveted my brain so you

    put your hands all over it. Picking through it with your fingers, choosing what you'd take for your own. You coveted my skin so you put your breath all over it. Hitting like an oven leaving it parched and dry. You coveted my heart so you put your mind all over it...
    pineychick pineychick 31-35, F 2 Responses 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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    How can silence seem

    so loud? How can one feel so lonely amongst a crowd? A bitter, broken heart beats wildly but falls on ears. Eyes glassy but cheeks dry, holding back her tears. Longing to make a connection different from rest. Will time make her more bitter still, or can she survive this test...
    aquagrl aquagrl 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day 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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    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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    Sapped Losing life is like losing love In

    every direction a dim touch Twin stares single breath Gone Even the flower that blooms Red or grey A fluttering butterfly Or still And the beating heart Only bleeds blood To beat life But not love Bearing repeating starts Every moment is the moment you left me Every...
    beautifulbutterfly2 beautifulbutterfly2 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 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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    In a world so dark and cold,

    I just sit here crying and alone, No friends just enemies, Just folks that act with such idiocy, hypocrisy, and living under a bridge or a public embassy, People just hate me and wish for me to disappear or die, I'm just a shadow of society, Worshipping in piety for the...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Gazing upon a garden of flowers,

    Time passes by the hour, My dear wife and I making dough from flour, The fresh smell of bread fills the air, She leans in for a kiss and says if you dare, I smiled and leaned in with a sealed kiss she smiled back with care, My darling we make a marvelous pair, The smooth...
    bigbear9521 bigbear9521 18-21, M 2 days 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 12 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    melancholy- (adjective)

    when you wake up at 4am and its not dark but nor is it light. the cigarette smoke that contrasts off your loneliness. that colour underneath your eyes that matches the bruises on your thighs. hot coffee you forgot about drinking. having something to say but what you put out isnt...
    libragurl libragurl 13-15, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    Words are getting short Emotions going dry

    Patience running thin The alternatives gonna hurt
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M 2 days 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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    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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    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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    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 33 Responses Feb 22, 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 17 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    I love you like the birds love the sky Like the

    fish love the sea There isnt enough time to tell you why But i hope you can see Without you i would be lost Like a ship without the north star Because i need you most I need to be where you are
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses 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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    Something i wrote months ago

    and stumbled upon. I have given up many times in life. At those moments I have made poor decisions. Sometimes it was cutting, drinking, trying to kill myself, or once having sex with a stranger. The last was stupid but I didn't care and I risked a lot. I suffered a lot after...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Written on the sky by moi Music by Max

    Richter http://youtu.be/8TYaupbR0pA Unwritten words, A jumble of thoughts, Written on the sky, Falling into place like raindrops of winter rain, Back to haunt the forecast, looking out the window pane, On a Saturday morning, Time stood still. The first moment of coffee And...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 3 Responses 2 days 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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    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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    If it was yours to choose Would you change a

    thing About the days you've lived And the moments aspiring? Me, I wouldn't touch them For a fortunate person am I What was is as it should be This is what you will find
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    The Clouds over the Sun Date: 12/15/2005 What

    a world we would live in where every day was night, With no more sun and no more light to give our eyes a sight. With no more stars and only clouds to let the rain fall down, A top our heads and on the dead that's buried in the ground. We'd walked the streets, head at our feet...
    MDaddysGirlM MDaddysGirlM 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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