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    Love- (Explained By The Sky) Written in

    2013 **** A gray cast was set in rigid permanence. Though through it burst the occasional bit of light. It was meant to block the sun and it’s glorious rays. To remain, perhaps unto infinity. Yet somehow, a peek of blue formed in the gray Spreading outwards and changing...
    Ravenwind43 Ravenwind43 41-45, F 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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    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 19 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    If I could kill myself tonight,

    I would do it slowly so I can watch myself bleed. Bleed out the venomous blood from the pain ridden body of mine. So I can slowly dig the blade into my doings, and seep out the darkness cast upon me. If I could kill myself tonight, I would rifle my heart and my soul, purge out...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    (Battery Acid in your eyes,

    April 7, 2014) Are you ready for the beginning? When times will be spinning. Making you feel dizzy. Everyday you'll be sleepy. Monsters said that I can put battery acid in your eyes. You'll wake up blind. Do worry, you won't be fine. Sheep's will be counting your sleep. And that...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 4 days ago

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    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 8 hrs ago

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    (You're not tripping,

    November 30, 2012) I see a man standing in the rain. (You're tripping.) He is staring at us. (you're tripping.) He's starting to walk towards us. (You're tripping.) Oh ****, he's running towards us. (No, you're tripping) Oh ****, he just pulled out a gun (Are you tripping?) And...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 4 days ago

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    I know you're tired no end in sight Painsomnia

    playground here tonight I know about the war raging inside Am I good enough? Can I do this? Should I? What choices are still mine? I know how scary this is, uncertain for sure These stripes are more than scars without a cure I know how they look at you Forgive them their...
    Soultryst Soultryst 26-30, F 23 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 stand and look out at the horizon

    and contemplate what lies past where my eyes can see? There I stand wondering what type of glorious life could be awaiting me. Perhaps a life of happiness, love, and glory. I know I'm destined for more and one day my aspirations will become my reality. If only there was some way...
    raf408 raf408 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    (Mice, August 21, 2012) What?

    What? We can't hear you. Can you speak louder? Maybe not. Your voice is low and no one can't hear you. Your voice is low and no one can't understand you. Your voice is low. Your voice is low. Your voice is low. I mean, we literally can't appreciate you. What? C'mon, girl! What's...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 4 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 11 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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    Whimsy I trail my hand through the water

    and flick it into the air I watch the drops fly, it’s essence caught by the sun as it glistens I imagine that the drops could form someone…form you I smile as you take shape, water becoming flesh, my lover becoming flesh. Nature and its mysterious ways, giving you to me...
    Ravenwind43 Ravenwind43 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I heard solitude was peaceful as all wars are

    made in numbers, but alas my greatest conflict is what the recluse encumbers. With my heavy heart and pale skin I am the lonely Introvert and so I lock my mind away to help protect my soul from hurt. Could this be a depravity? An immunity to myself, with a cruel lack of...
    baconrind baconrind 26-30, M 4 Responses 3 days 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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    (Overdosed, December 7,

    2013) There was a time when the sky was Grey and there was no birds in the sky. I stayed inside and finished it. Them I fell into a deep sleep. I almost died. I miss that black train home. Woke up in a hospital. I was in a coma. Coma. I overdosed.
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 1 day ago

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    (Curls of hair on the muffin top,

    December 16, 2014) The carpet was plagued with hair and crumps that were left on the floor, days ago. The carpet moved towards me and grabbed my feet. It peeled off some of my rough brown akin and blood was oozing from within. Then the other corner of the floor was moving faster...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 4 days ago

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    Where the wild roses grow.

    .. by moiMusic: Where the wild roses grow... EklipseIn late spring and summer half light,Searching on mountain sides,For the flower and thorn,Adapting it self to love and war,The push and pull of desire and passionAnd souls exposure to a dream,That never will be.There, eclipsed...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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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 20 Responses Dec 24, 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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    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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    Don't look at me (December 10,

    2012) Its my birthday and there's nowhere to go. People always laugh at me because I only have one pair of shoes. Crying like a little boy in the restroom wanting and needing what I can't never seem to receive. Sore throat hurts real bad. Loneliness is my best friend. When I...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 4 days ago

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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 9 Responses Dec 12, 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 17 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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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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    (Waiting for the bark,

    February 21, 2014) When I was sitting at the park, waiting for the bark. I seen your face in 2 different places and I hope to see you again. When I was sitting in the room playing with the broom, out the window I seen your face in 2 different places and I hope to see you again...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 4 days ago

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    (Brainstew, says the Chicken,

    July 7, 2012) There's a chicken on my feet while I'm taking a wild love shower, now. It tickles my toes for a while. It hurts, so I ask my boyfriend does he have any coke? I felt more wild, screamin' n' playin' around like a child. Makes in the kool aid jacuzzi. Doing things I'd...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 4 days ago

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    (Poltergeist, June 29,

    2012) When the lights go off, eyes appear in the dark. Have no clue what they are? But I know danger. I'm no stranger to the paranormal. If your not like me, please don't panic, you're in danger. Green alley under your feet. As we watch you and times approve and make you feel...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 4 days ago

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    I exist on the edge of your lips As a ghost of

    a kiss As a veil in your thoughts and dreams Image of my red lips and red hair Is what you remember But no life is behind those thin eyes While the real ones gleamed that colour Like the rest of me Silences, fragmented Shards tearing us apart Or perhaps we were always torn...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    The Politician’s Song It is sad to say

    but once again, Elections aren’t far away. The candidates seem to be everywhere, As they practice what to say. They will promise us some brighter days, And each will promise more; But those of us that have been around, Have seen it all before. The promises made have a...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Amid the scorched bracken

    and heather that spans and litters the high slopes of a steep, well walked fantasy, two souls in restless passion lie, silent to the eavesdrop of reason...shy to it's leering sunken eye, two stray minds with rampant dreams and lustful thoughts, entwined on a blanket spread in...
    phlatonmeback phlatonmeback 46-50, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Lift the lid... by moiMusic: Breaking Hearts.

    .. James Vincent McMorrowI want to lift the lid for you to let the sun in.Let you bask in the heat and lightAnd stars at night,Let your soul be free,Just to see you fly,In all the glory of the coloursOf the background of the sky.That's all I want.Let it not be forgot.That's what...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 1 Response 1 hr 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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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 17 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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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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    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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    MEANS THE MOST TO ME: I still remember years

    ago When I was just a lad, I thought that life was really tough, Although it wasn’t bad. It seems so strange as I look back, From the view that I have now. I had tried to find my place in life, But couldn’t figure how. Things moved by so quick that I, Could scarcely run...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Bless you. You are the best thing that's

    happened all week He said as a tear escaped to his cheek Then got all choked up unable to speak And gave thanks for his blessings as another tear leaked. Bless you.
    Luv2nU Luv2nU 61-65, 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 32 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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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 9 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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