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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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    welcome stay as long

    as you want we're here for you we never leave Be different but not to much we'll build you up then break you down we're society we like it when you bleed
    Brooklynnkelly Brooklynnkelly 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I've kissed more bottles

    than boys but in the end you learn to love the pain you feel I've figured out sometimes to stay alive you have to kill your mind but listen here there is no feeling as tragic as wishing you had tried harder
    Brooklynnkelly Brooklynnkelly 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 30 Responses Feb 22, 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 12 Responses Jun 8, 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 17 Responses Jun 23, 2013

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    (When the weather turns cold,

    October 4, 2013) You can only hear thunder when the weather turns cold and the turtles in the sea becomes old. All your secrets has been told. Self becomes bold and Lilith took your soul and sold it for a sack of pure Thai Heroin.
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 1 day ago

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    (Seeing Nothing, November 25,

    2013) Drinking tea on a fine Monday morning. Looking out the window, seeing nothing. Rocking back and forth on the chair and my cats are ******** all over the place. And your toasts are burnt, looks like black tar.But your just staring, staring out into space. At the window. You...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 1 day ago

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    Song: I'm Not the Only One by Sam Smith Story

    by Haven My original take on the song tell me what you think You and me, we made a vow I stood in front of the priest and in front of all our family and said the words that should have bound us for eternity together For better or for worse We were the perfect match until you...
    shannstars shannstars 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    (I can't seem to find home,

    July 27, 2013) I can't seem to find home. This place called reality. I don't belong. I can't seem to find home. Lord, where did I come from? Every time I meet the sky, people bring me down and make me cry. I can't seem to find home. I talk to spirits all day but people bring me...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 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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    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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    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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    BOOK OF LIFE (c) 2015 Edward York Your book of

    life is written in, Every single day. All the task that you have done, And the thoughts along the way. You write out every chapter, And every single page. The book keeps growing every day, Reflective of your age. Some chapters filled with laughter, But some of sorrow too...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    Before & After I am the loneliest in the

    morning… Before the sun has warmed my fears. Before I spend the day looking for you. Before I try and remember what you said. Before I swear never again. Before I hope you call Before I remember you won’t I am the loneliest at night… After the sun has left me. After the...
    timeout4me timeout4me 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    High Class Bunny For

    that little tiny thing Wealth was paid in offspring In the Den the many faces Became harmonious All frolicking as one Boredom was fecund for another A cage gave birth to many Rather random imaginations All made huge machinations Of escape By blood they share many...
    MentAl69noMAD MentAl69noMAD 18-21 1 day ago

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    snow white wings twisting

    and turning those are my angels wings that your burning your feathers still burning fall around us like black snow time stills as Cristal tears fall from your eyes and time stills as Cristal tears fall from your eyes the world around you cry and howl with pain you can't express...
    Brooklynnkelly Brooklynnkelly 16-17, F 1 day 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 18 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    (Violent by nature, May 16,

    2012) I didn't mean to hurt her. That horrible night back in November. I kicked her, had her stomach bruised.She changed because of the dope she abused. We promised to live a clean life but she kept ******* up all the time.I became completely psychotic knowing that the...
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 1 day 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 15 Responses Nov 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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    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 10 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    (Come-boo-ga, May 7, 2012) I got this!

    I got this! Go sit down! Go sit down! I'll check it myself. I'll check it myself. Come-boo-ga! Come-boo-ga! Shwalalalalala, magic, magic....There you have an goat. There you have an turtle.Shwallalalala Shwa Shwa Ss-sshh-sh-sh shwalalala
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 1 day ago

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    I don't know if I'm strong enough to face this

    world alone don't know how I'd cope with out that place I call home I just want to be my self don't know how to be someone else so let your conscious win it'll get you out of the mess your in so remember the further you climb the harder you fall doesn't take long before...
    Brooklynnkelly Brooklynnkelly 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Can you tell me what's your comfort to me?

    Over empty words and shattered dreams the heart you broke with the words you spoke and with the words that are still unsaid But just like always I'm already in your head all in the lies you tell yourself all the feelings you thought you felt So what is your comfort to me...
    geminixleo geminixleo 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    Wednesday Morning I sat.

    A reluctant witness, to a rare desert fog. Watched a watery sun have his way with her. She seemed submissive. Leaving only tears on a bystanding landscape. I do guess, soon enough, there will be nothing left of her. I sat…and did nothing.
    timeout4me timeout4me 46-50, M 2 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 17 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    Moving stuff from my suspended acct.

    :-/ I woke to a jealous sunrise. A sunrise that couldn't beg my attention. She screamed reds and cried yellows. Giving up, she sat and joined me in a quiet day dream of you.
    timeout4me timeout4me 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    struck by the biological reality of her ear to

    her torso i hear a dull whump, and the sounds that accompany mouthwash and then more of the same but different. a soft machine tightly wrapped in bands of blobs and threads some tough, some greasy stacked imperfectly, out barely an inch and that spark of 17 or so years...
    nobodynose1 nobodynose1 18-21, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    As father's Day approaches I was inspired to

    write this. MY DAD Sometimes occasions come our way, Inspiring memories good and bad. The occasion that is now close at hand, Brings me memories of my dad. The things he taught me have stayed in place, And have become a map for me to tread. As he told me about the things in...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 18 Responses Jun 18

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    I'm in love with a fairytale

    even though it hurts but is ok because i lost my sanity to the man I love I'm in love with a fairytale even though it hurts now a days I can't find him but when I do we'll have a brand new start I'm in love with a fairytale but its ok cause I'm already cursed
    Brooklynnkelly Brooklynnkelly 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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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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    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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    Evelyn's garden In evelyn's garden I'm free to

    roam beyond the vision, and the veil, where dawn's thin misted whisper swept fallen fragile, and brittle dreams from littered paths, beyond the hang of that old gnarled crooked bough of me, and...in evelyn's garden, where streams have formed, where once the broken willow wept...
    phlatonmeback phlatonmeback 46-50, M 1 Response 4 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 4 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    the sun, shines like a burning ember.

    bringing light to us as the day enters. daybreak, it's new beginnings. serving as earth's mentor.
    jb1853 jb1853 26-30, M 19 hrs ago

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    (It's yours, November 25,

    2013) Your bed is my pillow. Your touch is my smile. The blood on the floor is not mines. It's yours.
    rememberaday2000 rememberaday2000 22-25 1 Response 1 day 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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    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 have been waiting all day.

    ..to be alone with you. Alone with your night shades and dark secrets. Alone with under the cover of a forgotten darkness. Alone with a symphony of quiet callings and lonely sounds. Alone with the moon as she traces her smile across the sky. I have been waiting all day...
    timeout4me timeout4me 46-50, M 2 Responses 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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    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 8 Responses May 29, 2013

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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 10 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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    April’s Shower We all watched

    as they dragged her away. Sat stunned with fingers through the cage…as they dragged her away. Raced tears down by-standing faces…as they dragged her away. Closed ears from silent screams…as they dragged her away. We all watched…as they dragged her away.
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    Me, myself and you. I I don’t I don’t

    care I don’t care about I don’t care about you I don’t care about you and him I don’t care about you I don’t care about I don’t care I don’t I
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