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I Write Sad Poetry

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    ‘Regret’ - The cars they howl and the trucks they whistle As they pass my window That is half open I can’t see outside but I know what’s there The cool frosting air It...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Jun 25, 2013

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    This Is One Of Many I Have Written During My Dark Times - I have been writing poetry for years and I am on many poetry sites.  Here's an example of one for you: More...
    dotnetgeek2112 dotnetgeek2112 36-40 Aug 15, 2010

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    Wanted Part 2 (half) - Dead??? I'm no mere mortal like those whom you meet one person..... like myself he is a dark spirt with a speck of light.. a light that is noticeable but he...
    KreamyKookie KreamyKookie 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    Nothing From Nothing The Extended Version - The mother and child go wandering fromwelfare office to drug dealerFrom nowhere to nowhereHe knows people spit at themHe doesn't care...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Apr 15, 2013

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    Why me why me I'm the only one around who like what I crave Why me why me I'm the only one around who demands what I give Why me why me I'm the only one around who justifies what...
    PowerHour4 PowerHour4 16-17, M Mar 3

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    I Told You. - On this cliff’s edge I stand to my pledge Here among the rocks and grass I await time to pass I told you I’d be here In our place with nothing to fear. I’ve...
    Poet92 Poet92 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2012

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    The Cryer's Prayer - Feel like crying. As if my tears and pity would be The closest intimate companion I’ve ever had. Travelling down my cheeks soaking my pillow Blowing my noise...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    Let It Out! - Since i don't really have anyone i cant freely open up to, i only write poetry when im sad/depressed. And it does help a lot. It's a good way to let all my emotions...
    freshfrika freshfrika 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Love Numbs All - she was there, now she is gone the woman has ripped it, she tore out my soul i feel so low, i feel so down, i feel like i could drown in a puddle all the signs...
    Tropskia Tropskia 18-21 Aug 21, 2012

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    Wanted Part 1 - She is alone with none but herself..... only to be used for what he wants, nothing more than what she is.… so much more she wanted, to be loved...to be...
    KreamyKookie KreamyKookie 18-21, F Feb 27, 2012

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    A Lot Of It - The abyss calls Seductively beckoning, To be satisfied, Fulfilled, I edge closer. The precipice Of Life and Death Either way I go, Or fall, I’m screwed In Life...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F Oct 12, 2011

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    Not Yet. - Come on baby, give me one last dance tonight, I don’t want to meet the darkness behind the light. Not yet. Come on baby, close your eyes and say my name, I cant...
    Poet92 Poet92 18-21, M Mar 8, 2012

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    Does love love meBright arcCrowningThe soulOf my wanderingsDoes love love meFrom sun raiseDressing the dayGloriouslyTo twinkle night draping heavenDoes love love meAs I watchIn...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Dec 25, 2013

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    They Turned Us Away - Forgotten and left behind Miniscule and paid no mind A blurry note, set aside An extra filling for the gap A decoration no room to add Outside the...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2010

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    A letter to myself. I hate you. I thought you were better. 3 years of lying. Saying life was better. All the while, In denial. Stopping medication. "Clarity." Moving across the...
    ladyjoyjoy ladyjoyjoy 22-25, F Jan 21

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    Poem Title: the Smallest Key to the Darkest Cell - A fear but a hope A want you can’t have When seeing is hurting And every stone blocks the road And you...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F Aug 8, 2009

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    Nothing - Nothing is important. Not your tears. Not your love. Nothing matters. Nothing at all. It dosent matter, if you are bleeding. Not even if you are deing. No one really...
    Geinger Geinger 16-17, F Nov 23, 2011

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    Sort of Sad - Roses are red - violets are blue and I feel sad because rhyming poetry is all that I can do. Cheers!  
    Nanoose Nanoose 51-55, M May 6, 2008

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    Love - How quick is love To whom does love entrust Those in love must be responsible Love is precious Protect love Hold love in your arms Cup love in your hands Let love burn Keep...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Jun 25, 2013

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    Depression - I watched it as it evolved Watching it advance brought me bliss no one could solve I grew accustomed to this enchanting sight This attachment was something I could...
    nadiajr67 nadiajr67 22-25, F May 2, 2013

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    ‘Loss’ - I don’t know who I am here I’m scared I don’t recognise people People and their ways are strangers Where am I? Who was I? Did anyone ever like or love me? Beyond...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Jun 25, 2013

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    Death Of Her Love - Your silence tells me all i need to hear. There's no chance, you'll ever want me near. Even tho i now face my worst fear, i refuse to shed a single tear. I...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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    As I sit here and take in every word I throw at me I feel my self getting weaker and weaker slowly fading with every word u say u cut a bigger hole in me I can't stop to think why...
    alina10912 alina10912 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

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    OK, I didn't write this, but I'll offer it in memory of the very funny , lovely guy who did: There was a young man called Doherty Who wrote bloody awful poetry The lines didn't...
    bornlate58 bornlate58 51-55, M Apr 2

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    METAL Twisting, these barbs of cold rusty iron embedding into flesh that wants to feel no more. Spinning, my thoughts of who I was before. Pain, it overcomes me finally I can...
    Raindancej Raindancej 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Fake smile, Dried eyes, Marked wrist, Bruised thighs White pills, Rope tied, Gun loaded, Suicide.
    SimplySuicidal SimplySuicidal 13-15, F Mar 19

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    A little bit sometimes. I'm not good but I try.
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Is this all just a dream? Am I trapped inside a box that never opens? I'm in the dark and it's hard to breathe. my lungs are slowly shriveling up. my skin has turned ice cold and I...
    KatKatastrophy KatKatastrophy 13-15, F Mar 21

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    warm smiles, tight hugs, endless laughter has all turned into dirty looks, middle fingers in the air, and non stop name calling. where did I fail? what happened? darkness has...
    KatKatastrophy KatKatastrophy 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I have a God. But he's not like yours. He doesn't hate gays, But he does hate wars. He doesn't have a name, And he doesn't have a book. He doesn't want your money, My God's not a...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm standing in the middle of no where. But in my mind I see myself surrounded by mirrors. A mirror shows a reflection but not the beauty of a soul . Who you are is a tiny shining...
    Kaylamay17 Kaylamay17 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Lost beginnings Breaking down My heart has drowned In forgotten memories that I have found With tear-stained cheeks My future looks bleak Pushed along by a light I keep what's...
    oblixis241 oblixis241 16-17, M Mar 23

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    Unforgiven - Let the bleeding resume Your hate is my doom The end will come soon I'll make sure to cut deep And cast myself forevermore unto sleep
    oblixis241 oblixis241 16-17, M Mar 23

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    Cerebral palsy Sucks at times And I like pizza <3
    Kaylamay17 Kaylamay17 16-17, F Mar 28

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    The depths of the stars in the sky could never hide, The pain, the shame, That I hide beneath the smile in my eyes, And the nightmares, They continue to wake me, Leaving a trail...
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    My AfflictionCulled from the quick, dulled by the thick, wild sporadic swarm, like bodies strewn in a storm, spasmodic and caustic like cosmic confection, scattered and tattered...
    poespeaks poespeaks 61-65, M Apr 3

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    Do I dare, to look farther, Do I dare, to find hope, Do I dare, to peek at the horrible scene unfolding before me, Being who I am I peek, My curious eyes looking upon the horror I...
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Blood moon. Blood moon. Running towards that bloody loon. Shadows fall across our eyes. Tonight this torch slowly dies. Sweet Luna goddess of the night. Do not leave us to toil...
    Roibeard Roibeard 36-40, M a week ago

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    I can feel this growing in me like a choking plume of gnawing anger and it makes me want to lash out and smash at this darkness engulfing me. Shards of shattered glass and bloody...
    Roibeard Roibeard 36-40, M a week ago

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    I like to write funny poetry like this limerick I made in class during the poetry unit AHEM. I once had a cat He looked like a rat I took him to school But he fell in a pool And...
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    'Have you ever kept looking for something Never knowing what it was, but knowing it was lost forever?' Been in a real poetic mood lately. But I havent quite the 'zing' back...
    Tearystar1027 Tearystar1027 18-21, F 34 mins ago

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    "this is morning in her arms" she opens a pack of sheffield english type number five cigarettes i rest my head in her lap as she reads a french newspaper its raining in paris and...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I write poetry. I love poetry(: I like the fact that you can write how you're feeling, that's it's calming, and entertaining. I write mostly dark poetry. I write love poems here...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I was gonna publish a poetry book but the publisher said no one was into poetry anymore :( It saddened me
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Silence perforated the air as though it were an actual presence. The only thing I could hear was my heartbeat thudding a sick sound in my ears. In a few seconds it would be me on...
    Kdamita Kdamita 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Just going through some of my poetry... And I thought I would share some (: I wrote this poem for the man i loved, my best friend, when he was still with us in this life - R.I.P...
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    This is a poem I wrote to someone I fell in love with. Long story short, he had to leave and I've been... very sad ever since. So many components lead to my suicide attempt.. I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    No feelings, just darkness Sorrow, sadness Anger, hatred All I feel are these four feelings Every day, every night Its as if my soul is cut Gaps replaced by all four feelings I...
    magolor magolor 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    A-Bomb a Nation..........Abomination.........really, is their a difference??? I sort through the detritus of my thoughts, searching through the meaningless words, for hints and...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Fill it with You... Every time I see your eyes, I can feel you are so sad, but somehow you smile with glee to me and it makes me happy and glad indead... Why must it be so hard...
    justmeallan justmeallan 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I didnt know what came over me to write this but it had consumed half of my thoughts :) I am in love to a wonderful guy Who is way different from any other guy He's wise, cute...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F Apr 1

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