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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 Mediating Praying Oh Father please Hear my cry Forgive my sins Provide comfort and healing Direction and blessings Amen
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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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 happinessThem coupletsOblivious
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Dec 25, 2013

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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 country. "Solidarity." Losing jobs... Wrecking relationships. Burning bridges. No doctor visits. New relationship... New requirements...
    Conflictedchicklet Conflictedchicklet 26-30, F Jan 21, 2014

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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 why.The child rests in an unfeathered bedPlaying video games while the motherEarns her money in the bedroom across the hallWhen she's high, she...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Apr 15, 2013

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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 stood here since you went away, I shouted after you that I’d stay. You said what we had was through And I said...
    Poet92 Poet92 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2012

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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 want to go home and just be alone You want to cry but you’re too strong So you drown it all and then burn it away And it comes back to get you...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F Aug 8, 2009

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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 not fight For this rose I would have gone through the hounds of hell Risk rotting inside a grounded shell For this...
    nadiajr67 nadiajr67 22-25, F May 2, 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 than the introspective reflection of the tear as perceived by another pair of eyes Beyond what can be extrinsically manifested into the dimensions of the...
    dotnetgeek2112 dotnetgeek2112 36-40 Aug 15, 2010

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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 out. (:
    freshfrika freshfrika 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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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 reflects an image to my mind Of the stars way up high The bank of the motorway is lined with litter Blown about by...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Jun 25, 2013

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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 were there, that she wanted something good, i guess i was blinded by a curtain of good i dont know what to do, i dont...
    Tropskia Tropskia 18-21 Aug 21, 2012

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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 cares. In a 100 years no one will remeber your name. Why even try? When you know that you are nothing. How can...
    Geinger Geinger 16-17, F Nov 23, 2011

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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 love safe And love will keep safe those it blesses Love cries Weeping Love is God
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Jun 25, 2013

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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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    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 circle she stands Looking from the outside in Her own the only arms to be embraced with As the circle, apart, is...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2010

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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 this sorrow I have never conceived was possible I hold up my hands To the pointed gun And admit I am totally...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Jun 25, 2013

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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, pain Stabbing at my heart Ripping at my unsound mind Insanity Becomes reality In Death, release But potential...
    Veronica4 Veronica4 18-21, F Oct 12, 2011

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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 know we were destined to be mates, but i also know its far too late. I destroyed the door and locked the gate, now eternal...
    Goyantalay Goyantalay 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20, 2013

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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 bear to meet you with this shame. Not yet. Come on baby, kiss me one last time, I can't confess to our crime...
    Poet92 Poet92 22-25, M Mar 8, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    So many sad songs, baby A happy song here and there And then sad songs here, there and everywhere Sad songs pouring from the sky Like sugar in my manmade tea How many raindrops...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Kinda ironic... Never been in love, but I just love romanticism. Romance is my passion when writing poetry or stories... Idk if I really like romance in real life because I have...
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F May 2

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    I have not written much poetry. I did write the following poem some time ago. It was published in a poetry anthology.Legacy Of WarriorsHe stands with trembling lipsAnd shaking...
    justme1999 justme1999 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    To go through life without finding that connection is rather sad, To walk aimlessly, always searching, Having paused and to have stopped looking, Like a river that has hit a dam...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    To live life in the present and without any excess, Is the key to finding contentment and everlasting success, To appreciate the simple things is what fills the soul within us...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Apr 28

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    Title:Woods of the Lost The world ripped asunder, darkened days drenched daily. Society’s chaos, its own apocalyptic undoing. For the highly functioning monsters, who hunt alone...
    Sarode Sarode 22-25, M 2 Responses May 1

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    A Spring freshness is now in the air, A bright sunlight day to ease one's everyday despair, Breathing in the refreshing slow easy breeze, Putting a restful mind at such ease...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response May 2

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    Hey, everyone, if anyone's interested in reading short stories, it'd be an honor if you checked out my short story "The Devil Was Once A Human" it's about how misery turns us into...
    introverteddementor introverteddementor 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    Loners seek peace from within their heart and soul, Spending time in solitude never grows old, A certain contentment about being alone, Relaxed by a river just skipping a stone...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response May 6

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    It's actually rare for me. I gotta really be feeling it. Like so much of what I do, it's gotta come from the heart. This ones for a girl whose very special to me...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 1 Response May 6

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    I watched some vids on the bbc Iplayer titled Women who spit... poems read aloud and they were wonderful The title put me in mind of a really old poem I wrote many years back and...
    ellissia ellissia 26-30, F May 6

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    I don't know if this is good or not but it is my first poem. Here goes nothing. For there I lay in bed dreaming. Not asleep but merely pondering the life ahead of me. My...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 6

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    For a friend who has recently seen the light regarding older films. When we can turn another person onto something which is good which has been lost because of the passage of time...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response May 7

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    I fell and fell hard for you, I am very naive I fear Ill lose you, I am running out of tricks up my sleeve without you, Ill be very incomplete is my love going to become a one way...
    krystlister krystlister 26-30, M May 10

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    This is my second post..... no words can describe the way you make me feel my emotions are overflowing, I cannot conceal I LOVE YOU so much, you are my one & only don't leave...
    krystlister krystlister 26-30, M May 10

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    Enjoy the happiness which the moment may bring, It is something which makes the heart and soul sing, To find a genuiness within just one person is a special gift, It can only be...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response May 10

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    To myself ONLY...................
    BearHugs20 BearHugs20 13-15, F May 11

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    Tear out my heart Bury it deep You've plunged the knife In to deep My heart is a puzzle My mouth is muzzled I scream inside While i slowly die Im broken now Dead and gone And...
    TassBurrfoot TassBurrfoot 18-21, M May 12

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    To save up the days you often throw away, Just sitting there thinking and wasting each day, If you could only save up the things you sat there always wishing for, The things...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response May 13

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    Indulge in hidden desire Live your wildest fantasies Accept to become undone Grow to exceed yourself Explore the inner limits Expand your fragile mind Surrender to your...
    MissLunaDomina MissLunaDomina 31-35, F 4 Responses May 14

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    I lost my pink umbrella, baby Something happened to my pink umbrella, baby It was raining down from the sky I felt ill, and wanted to die My pink umbrella, baby The sun was...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M May 15

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    Darkness falls like a weight Clouding my vision Making me see things that only live in imaginations Hungry for my soul They scream my name Wanting blood Looking to make me bleed...
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response May 17

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    Don't tell me where to go from here, don't mock me with your tone. Don't sift through the mistakes I've made, don't ask me how it goes. It seems to me you've seen it all, your...
    AshleyJea AshleyJea 22-25, F May 18

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    I'm getting published tomorrow! :D
    TheMadHatterWasHere TheMadHatterWasHere 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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