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    Ok, this poem SUCKS

    but whatever I deserve to die What? What did you say? You hate me? Well, I hate me too. Crimson tears flow down my face I can't seem to be in the right place People tell me it's just a phase... That life hasn't punished me... That this isn't my fate Every time I look in...
    OtakuAndEmo OtakuAndEmo 13-15, F Apr 25

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    no teddy bears for grown men No comfort no

    night light when it's too dark and you can't really on eye sight no blanket to coat you when the monsters of the world surround you no safe feeling of your mothers love all around you no affection no protection the world only treats you with aggression and you better...
    Blackandugly Blackandugly 18-21, M 3 Responses May 4

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    Restless Man

    Like an eagle in a cage somewhere, clipped wings by his sides You can read the secret dreams of flight that soar behind his eyes He may stay a while and love you, let you feed him from your hand Ah, but leave the cage door open, you'll find the eagle's spirit strong deep...
    mamapolo mamapolo 56-60, F 5 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    The Heart that bleeds' Greed There could have

    been sorrow , there could have been pain but yet all i can remember is the void. The void of feelings once felt, it's essence leaving me in it's wake. Teasing, taunting me to chase only to find more of the same. My heart is a time bomb of desire, i have no control when i...
    LastMinutePrince LastMinutePrince 18-21, M Nov 8, 2014

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    Pills: Make me numb/ Kill the pain/ Heal my

    scars and make me sane// Make me numb/ Kill the pain/ Heal my scars and make me sane// I'm broken, broken/ Maybe this pretty pill will fix me/ I'm broken, so broken/ Somebody please just kill me// I am done/ I am done// Scars on our hips/ Scars on our thighs/ Eyes full of hurt...
    EllieLoveless EllieLoveless 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I dreamt of: I dreamt of you

    but then I woke I still remember each word you spoke I dreamt the way I wanted things to be Here we stand just you and me I look to the sky, know that you are there Hope you know I’ll always care Looked at the pictures of you and me Thought that you and I would always be Now...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    Numb

    Is numbness an emotion? How can it not be when, at times, It’s all I ever feel?   Sometimes I wonder if it has a mind of its own It’s very deceptive, Clever, And cunning. At first it seeps into yourheart, Makes you cold, Weak, Vulnerable. Then it envelopes your...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2010

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    Scarred: Sitting here with my scarred skin

    You just stand there with the widest grin For the life of me I can’t see why You’d hold my hand and let us fly From my lifeless times to melodic rimes you You’ve been by my side Hard times come and go but we’ll pull through Forever on this ride Those times my...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M May 1

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    You can't cut me deeper

    than I've already run the steel. You can't hurt me more than what I already feel. I've spilled it twice before you came. I've spilled it twice still feel the same.
    pemter06 pemter06 16-17, M May 8

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    They said: They said grow up

    and be a man All you see are the memories in time They said shake it off you’ll be ok The truth is yesterday will never go away The memories that haunt The past that tries to taunt me as I sleep The scars may fade from the days of feeling gaunt In the face of the...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M May 1

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    I Never Opened My Eyes

    Close the door Invade me I never opened my eyes I don't really care anymore Rob me of my soul Rape me with your eyes Transcend through time I never opened my eyes You'll whisper soft dark sweet lyrics in my ear that are as black as night and spread across eagles' wings But I...
    4everlost23 4everlost23 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    Grace...

    I fell from grace,The fall was hard,The pained you caused,was brutal and scarred.I wished to never be in this place,That it hadn't happened,Was all a mistake.Yet still I fell.Heat turned to fire,The flames building so high,I just couldn't see it,I didn't want to try.I hit the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Oceana: My mind is like an ocean,

    calm unless set off by even the smallest of disturbances~
    EllieLoveless EllieLoveless 13-15, F Apr 12

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    The memory of you: The memory of you still

    haunts all your words and all your taunts when alone i bled inside ran away to my own little corner to hide You used to make me cry thanks to you now i can fly i used to dream of the day i died now i'm stronger i no longer have to hide Keep thinking you ruined me...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    Illuminati . So much foolishness in the world

    So much praised ignorance Those who fear the darkness are doomed to live in it and be blind But those who understand it will find light Freedom of thought, expression , and choice Isn't that what everyone wants ? Knowledge can be a sword that swings in both directions...
    Blackandugly Blackandugly 18-21, M Apr 26

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    Lost Sleep

    I now cannot sleep unless you are there to hold, I now cannot dream of silver or of gold, I wait for my dreams to fold as they crash into every one else I know, I grow tired I grow so old, for all of this you never show Hidden away like a shadow of love, these are the...
    maskus maskus 18-21, M 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    Here is something i wrote quite a few years ago

    now. All over again: i sit here, erasing the pictures of you, i sit here, wondering what did i do i go through it in my head, everything that i've said i can't believe i let you in, now i start all over again I only ever told you i needed you I only ever told you i...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Mar 19

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    Here is one i wrote about wishing i was a

    different person and envy. Wishing: Wishing that I looked like you Wishing I was as smart as you Wishing I was somebody Thinking to myself I was nobody They see me smiling on the outside Wishing they all weren't looking at you What they don’t know is I've died inside...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Lately my thoughts have been clouded I'm jaded

    and surrounded By enemies who approach me like their friends with me Whisky and Hennessy Pouring into the glass with venom and heat She hasn't called last night Paranoia sinks in my skin and anxiety reaches new heights Who is she with, what is she doing Who's the other...
    AnonymousBacon AnonymousBacon 18-21, M Apr 23

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    Calm Tranquility: The endless fields of grass

    blowing softly in the wind, and walking barefoot outside, with flowers between my toes~ Original poem by me, Haley.
    EllieLoveless EllieLoveless 13-15, F Apr 12

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    The end: On the edge,

    looking down and ready to fall just seconds till the end, the end of it all i can hear, i can hear the angels call look at me here flat on the floor who would have thought i once stood tall So hard to live, harder to die falling asleep, trying not to cry i see the light...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Suicide Song (more of a poem): Well I guess

    this is goodbye/ Can't kill the pain I feel inside/ Don't you dare say I never tried/ It's time to kill me~ /-line change Original poem by me, Haley.
    EllieLoveless EllieLoveless 13-15, F Apr 12

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    Tired: Tired of trying to keep my head above

    water Tired of feeling like I'm about to go to slaughter Tired of holding onto yesterday Tired of wishing it was a brand new day At every turn there's a wall At every turn there's another chance to fall There's no end seen in sight Searching long and hard but can't find the...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I'm not entitled You can take it all away I'll

    learn survival I'll play the part I have to play You never know, dear When God, Himself, will intervene and I, myself, had no fear In time, you'll see it just like me I am worthless I am useless I am powerless to even face it I am helpless I am hopeless Give me another day, I...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Thank You Note to the Other Woman

    One man's drink is another man's poison...that's true of women, too...she's anxious to get you, I can't wait to get rid of you...I say, more power to her! and I hope she's got a sense of humor...when she finds out she didn't steal a husband...she just won herself a part-time...
    mamapolo mamapolo 56-60, F 7 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    Just a little something i wrote

    when i was feeling down one day a while ago. I still kinda go through this in my head sometimes. If i died tonight would you remember my name? If i died tonight would you remember what i looked like? If i died tonight would you cry? If i died tonight i wouldn't really be...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Through the Pain To love You through the pain,

    to walk on through the rain, while hammers break and bend the fibers of this heart that beats for You, each day I have to start again & search for strength anew.. Some may say, why put yourself through this? Why stay? I stay because I don't have it in me to walk away From the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 days ago

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    Tapestry...

    Weaving pictures in my mind, Of all the things I've left behind. A tapestry of memories, A portrait of how things used to be. A word, a thought, a laugh a smile, All beautifully etched in the image for a while. The colours fade, The feeling remains, Like a part of your soul has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Here's another crazy one.

    God's face: he more I think, the more I know I could have stopped The more I think, the more I see the gun I should have dropped The twisted voices lingered inside Till the day I just couldn't hide Sorry I can not be there any more I miss you all more then ever before...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Prodigal son: Not the prodigal son Never the

    gifted one Watch as the pieces fall Watch as he comes undone A man on the outside A boy lay within His smile, his way to hide The tears dwell in him The strength he must show The man he must be No one will know The pain they’ll never see A smile on the outside Broken...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    here is one i wrote in one of my happier times.

    I'll be: 'll be the truth when everyone wants to lie I'll be a shoulder for when you cry I'll be you're wings to help you fly I'll always be there and never ask why I'll be your eyes when you can't see I'll be there as long as you need me I'll be there as long as you...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    I'm a future performer in music

    as a singer can anyone help me out with maybe some sick lyrics or play any instruments.🎸🎶Message me right now!!!!!......-ari😉
    zakiana15 zakiana15 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2014

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    Headlights on the highway A beacon of

    hope Existence is out there While I hang from this rope Waves against rocks A constant reminder Life will go on And you will get stronger Would you miss me if I left Is there anything left to miss Just a vacant shell A gaping abyss Washed up on the beach Picked up as a...
    terranova13 terranova13 22-25, F Apr 14

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    (Chorus) Being on the road won't solve all

    your life's problems, But being on the road doesn't have to make them worse. All that time by yourself is an opportunity for thinking, Piece together the full story and maybe framing it as a verse. Then you can rehearse and sing the song about what's troubling you, And like with...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    Broken Sun. I write down how i feel about you

    and crumble the page she's gone now so shouldn't i erase? How i feel inside? Take apart what makes up my heart and cast it aside? Do the feelings i have mean anything at all? the words i know have become lame, replaced with a sole name calling, hoping within' an instance to...
    LastMinutePrince LastMinutePrince 18-21, M Dec 1, 2014

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    Fly Away...

    So, sometimes I get ideas in my head for poems. I mostly write lyrics, but occassionally an idea will pop into my head so I will write it down. This isn't very good, and I will probably adapt it, but I thought I would get it down whilst it was still fresh in my mind and edit it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    For Amber (a Beautiful Girl In A Difficult World).

    I wrote this recently for one of the most amazing people in my life. She has long suffered with autism and muscular dystrophy, and has faced many years of intolerant and judgmental people not bothering to get to know her and only considering how she looks. To me, she is stunning...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    When you... When you took my hand,

    You took my soul. When you looked into my eyes, All you saw was a deep dark hole. . Help me when I'm falling deeper down. I need you her to make me feel loved. For every word you say is sweet. And my heart stops each time we meet. A day seems like an hour when you...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Don't Leave Me Alone Today

    VERSE 1I have faced each day with the blade,Found no answers at all,I hold on until the end,But slowly it gets colder,Each night draws in my tears.VERSE 2You say not to run away,Yet you have left over and over again,Letting my light go,Fading away my childhood,Where has my...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2012

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    Make Your Move

    Going to pour myself another drink Anything that’ll to help make me sleep See it’s not my dreams that haunt But it’s how far they’re out of reach So I sit by the window Watch the world go by Pretend it’s not getting to me Tell myself another lie “It’s alright, it...
    mistakenstrangers mistakenstrangers 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 12, 2011

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    We say goodbye: I’ve been trying to find the

    perfect words to say goodbye But every word just makes me cry I’ve been trying to figure out why you had to fly Now I sit and cry A peaceful place where you shall rest Hard to go on but shall do our best We all said you were the best Even through the trouble that put us to...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Past Present And Future

    Past Present and Future We're connected for sure Not by blood, but by time and soul We might have a different role In another life In another sight Our souls have bonded All on it's own Questions remained In another time, explained We're connected Like invisible lines That pulls...
    SecretWriter7 SecretWriter7 16-17, F May 29, 2013

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    Cut: The electric pain throbbing from my line

    of release, red droplets staining my sheets, dripping down my leg, thighs on fire, the feeling of relief like a scream from my body, X's and Oh ****'s on my skin, my mind is full of hurt and deceit, watch my skin unzip with the razor blade, the pinky white below the surface...
    EllieLoveless EllieLoveless 13-15, F Apr 12

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    ... If Only You Knew ...

    ... If only you knew ... I see your beautiful smile .. I see your beautiful eyes .. ... If only you knew ... How much I love you .. I see my life before you .. And I see my life with you .. ... If only you knew ... How much you've changed in me .. I'm trying to tell you .. I...
    Hope1001 Hope1001 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2013

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    "The Fool"

    I wrote this song in my 20's to express some feelings I had which still come up from time to time:The Fool Hello stranger, I'm a fool who shares my heart and lets you see inside your own Hello stranger, can't you see? I have doubts and fears the same as you've been locking...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    A Mask Of Smiles

    Do you see my smile? The one that I wear everyday The one that says I'm okay But am I? Do you hear me laughing At your lamest jokes And silly antics But is it for real? Or is it fake? Is it a mask I wear To avoid the questions? Or a mask that I wear To hide my emotions? Do you...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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