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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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    Hiding the feelings that grow stronger The

    time we're apart feels longer The clock ticks and the cold breeze flows As for me,I know where my heart glows Covering the smile you cause me to make It's this nervousness that I must break These hidden feelings that I can't hide anymore As I walk up the path that lead to...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 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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    Here's a poem that I've written.

    Follow me on Instagram at @myart201 for more art and poetry. Thanks!
    BlueGirl666 BlueGirl666 13-15, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Forget The Thrills When You Said Hi Forget The

    Times He Made You Cry Forget The Way He Said Your Name Remember How He Is Not The Same Forget You Saw Him Yesterday Forget His Loving And Teasing Ways Forget The Things You Planned To Do Remember Now He Is Not With You Forget The Times That Went So Fast Forget It All, Its In...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day 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 18 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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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 want to scream, I want to fight,

    I want you to see, that you have no right. fall between these cracks, take your time, dont get back up, and try to pull me down, I'm out of words, I'm out of tears, I want to throw a fit, I want to drown in my fears, you just don't see, and I don't think you ever will, broken...
    mystiere13 mystiere13 16-17, F 2 Responses 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 11 Responses Feb 5, 2013

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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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    What is beauty? How can it be defined By the

    amount of makeup on your face? Or the number of your waist line? Beauty should be from the inside out Everything has beauty Everyone should embrace it But its all in how you take to it If you dont think your beautiful than fine That problem is yours, not mine Im just here to say...
    teenwolf360 teenwolf360 13-15, F 3 Responses 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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    i gather up each sound you left behind and

    stretch them on our bed. each night, I breathe you in, and I become high.
    wordful wordful 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    You were forbidden. With a taste of your mouth,

    you were poison. Your eyes carried a strong venom that pierced into mine, you were the soldier in the darkest of wars. A secret whisper in my ear, I was engulfed in your mystery. Our bodies tense, our lips locked, our souls entwined. But our demons at battle. Battling each other...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 1 Response 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 16 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    Hands touching skin Like heaven So heavenly You

    do it well And you love me well Becoming one Until the morning sun Comes up Your sweet kiss Your body on mine It doesn't get better than this I'm on cloud nine But with time You age like fine wine Every day with you Love multiplies And it grows It expands Won't you put a...
    theartistt theartistt 16-17, F 5 Responses 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 8 Responses Dec 12, 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 stare at the birds in the sky.

    trying to see if they can tell me why. I no longer feel like I'm alive. like tonight I know I'm going to die. so I lay on this couch and I cry. is this life I'm living all a lie? there's this fear in my heart that won't go. and as much as I try,it says no. I guess it don't...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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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    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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    I Tried Not To Let You See Just How Much You

    Meant To Me I Tried Not To Let You In But Somehow You Always Win Now Im Trying Not To Fall Apart Not So Easy With A Broken Heart I Tried Not To Care But That Was Impossible With You Always There I Tried Not To Care I Tried Not To Fall In Love With You BUt How,I Had No Clue Now...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 1 day 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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    This is a group of verses about nobody in

    particular. I will never mind being first, over the fence, and blindly climbing or fronting our line of two, through holes of clouds, and sandcastling but , the only, I will not be, for they still endure in me, fights of ago slow in passing I dont mind missed you...
    diegodlavega diegodlavega 46-50, M 1 Response 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 31 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    ~Holes In Suicide And Happiness The night

    was day, and the day was dark. I felt like everything was only just an imaginary dream. I saw you smiling, but only when I was happy. When I became trapped in my endless maze, you remain nothing but a stray. I woke up shaking, crying, missing, please come back to me. Blow...
    HellNotHallelujah HellNotHallelujah 18-21, F 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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    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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    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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    You said you loved me.

    You said you cared. But when I turned around, you were never there. I waited for you long enough. You put me through hell but I never gave up. You pushed and pulled and played with my heart. The moment you said, we will never be apart. Now I'm looking at you dead in the eyes...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    And Now Im Moving On With The Pain That Kills

    Inside But Im Starting To Forget But Remembering How You Lied I Have Someone Now Someone To Treat Me Right To Talk To Proudly And To Hold On To All Night He's There For Me When I Need Him To Give Me Love And Support To Hold Me Close And Wipe Away All The Signs Of Hurt To Tell Me...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    On the floor our eyes first met A passionate

    feeling at first glance As you moved forward and asked for a dance Saying yes you took my hand That is where the sin began Our bodies moved in unison Enticing a dangerous flame And we entered sin's treacherous game The beat grew stronger and our hearts caught on As we kept...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Roses are red, Violets are blue,

    Will you please Show me your b**bs? Lol
    MrZenigata MrZenigata 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Let It All Go by Josephwrites (2011) Words

    Unspoken Bring hearts broken Unwilling to give Not sure how to live Turn fast away And your heart you’ll betray Such bountiful treasure Once yours lost forever But try just to view What’s inside of you And never you mind Imperfections you find Then let it all go Your...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 3 Responses 3 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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    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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    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 9 Responses Oct 23, 2012

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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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    THE ROOM. There's a room inside of me

    unaffected by time. In this room exists one perfect moment before everything turned to dust before my eyes. In this room I never allowed my insecurities to destroy us. In this room you haven't yet stopped listening to what I have to say through my words but also through my...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 day 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 20 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    HELP You can help those in need,

    And give comfort for those in pain. You can soothe those in despair, And make them whole again. You can guide a child to do what’s right, And teach them right from wrong. You can cheer them up when they are sad, With just a funny song. But trying to soften up a hardened...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    '' J '' I don't know you,

    I don't know the way you smile, the echoes of your laughter, at the corner of my ears - reasoning like old vanishing memories. I don't know the way your touch feels, the way the tip of your fingers looses themselves on my body - looking for somewhere to hide, the way they...
    Francoise25 Francoise25 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    take freedom where you find it live your

    freedom day-to-day sail across the sky no promises that hold you down no magic to change your mind can't tell the difference truth or fiction rumor or fact day or night drowning in the injustice of inequality on the outskirts of reality...
    flip420 flip420 46-50, M 1 Response 8 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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    You Broke My Heart In Two And Took Me Like A

    Bet With All You Put Me Through I Have So Many Regrets To Lose You Was Worth It Although I Wasnt Sure It Seemed To Make Me Happy But Still So Insecure We Always Said Forever We Would Take It To The End Never Give It Up But This Time My Heart Couldnt Mend It Cut So Deep Into Me I...
    FantasyKitty FantasyKitty 18-21, F 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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    when environments change survival rhythms

    change past successful ways interfere with what must be grasped to deal with the present dominant ideas and solutions falter trying to defend battling to hold on to what is no longer there now space and time warp at the edge of a hole...