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I Write Song Lyrics, Poetry, and Short Stories

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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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    I wrote down my feelings.

    ..... Someone I can run over to and jump into their arms, Someone who is my everything, Someone who could relate to my issues, Someone who I can trust, Someone who I could run away with, Someone who feels what I feel, Someone who wonders what lies beyond, Someone who loves me...
    Armygirl2002 Armygirl2002 13-15, F Aug 18

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    Perfect, Me I really don't know what to do.

    I could cry but it gets me no where. If I say something Ill be screwed. I don't want anything to happen but I dont want anything to NOT happen either. Maybe it's that perfection is staring me in my face and feeling how I am and my heart not wrecking the safeness of the state...
    Chpt16 Chpt16 16-17, M Jun 21

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    Nobody nobody can save you

    now . Nobody can save me , nobody can save us ! It's gonna be a dark day the nights over but the moon is still in the sky The stars stare mockingly illuminating just enough for one to envoy their glow
    Godofblackclouds Godofblackclouds 18-21, M May 28

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    Wattpad, guys. Weirdness

    and books on one site. All I've ever needed.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 24

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers?

    I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    I wrote the first draft of this last week

    while I was having an anxiety attack which caused me to hallucinate. I thought about posting the first draft to display the pure, unbound disorder, but I decided against it, and revised it to try and turn the feelings into something coherent through the rhythm. Anyway, I'm not...
    SourPennies SourPennies 22-25, F 17 hrs ago

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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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    You and the Bottle

    I know that you and the bottle are buddies since way back when you say that whiskey stood by you, when you couldn't find a friend but sweetheart, I can't help but worry you need it more each passing day and when you crawl inside the bottle the best of you just crawls away Chorus...
    mamapolo mamapolo 56-60, F 7 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    Some details have been changed to protect the.

    ..?ahem?...innocent :) "The invisible woman" The invisible woman went out on the town At the bar her husband sat down So she was overjoyed when she caught the eye Of a dancing guy Who would twirl her around / It was nothing seedy that would go too far...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    This is A really dark song Put a period

    where he put a semicolon lost all faith in your father so why even bother rather be living in these pills and drown in the bottle Suicide is the forever happy portal She was your gift from god for escaping your past and you'll love her forever but she had other plans...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 16

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    The time has come: Watch me fail,

    watch as i fall Watch as i burn, as i risk it all I battled them all to be the best Time after time stepping over the rest Nothing can stop me, i'll break down the wall Nothing can stop me, i stand here, i stand tall Try to break me, i'll just break free It''s time to...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M May 23

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    I hate when I think of a tune

    or phrase that I'm really proud of, but never get to record. And then 5 minutes later, I'm trying to remember what it is. I once thought up an amazing song on the stairs and lost it once I got to class. :/
    yopper52 yopper52 13-15, F Jul 11

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    I wrote this while my parents were arguing with

    one another. I really didn't want to post it cause I think it sucks but I haven't posted a poem in awhile so why not? Lol: "Kevin I hate you!" "Priscilla you're disgusting!" "Kevin you're nothing but a liar and cheat" "Priscilla, your presence is like rotten meat" Gosh, why...
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F Jun 19

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    I wish: I wish i could burn I'd rise from the

    ashes From this i would learn The scars and memories of 1000 lashes I wish i could fly high in the clouds above I wish I could rise and the old battered spirit could die Rise like an eagle with the grace of a dove
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    Alone: So alone and wanting to cry So alone

    wishing i could die I'm on public show With absolutely nowhere to go people stand there watching me falling As i hear the heavens calling I'm here thinking of the days when i used to feel tall Now all i want is to end it all
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 8

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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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    If you touch her again.

    ..: Touch her again,I'll break your hands Hurt her again and i'll make you cry Touch her again, I'll break your hands Hurt her again and i'll make you wish you could die She says she loves you All you do is hate her She said she needs you All you say is you'll kill her...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M May 23

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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 2 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    I close my eyes: There are things in life we

    wish we’d never seen There are things in life of which we’d never dream I guess these were the things you had to see I guess these were the things you dream I close my eyes and I can see your face I close my eyes and I can feel your touch I close my eyes and I can hear...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses May 23

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    Why do I feel so ashamed I don't know I just

    want someone to hold me I have hit a low See me as I am A lost lamb And life is the wolf And I'm running away Please tell me it won't always be this way I have tried so hard to say my feelings I have tried so hard to search for a healing Depression is swallowing And I'm...
    HannahB15 HannahB15 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    So I started writing with one line in my head;

    all of a sudden this was on the paper, and oh my god, where did it come from? But I love it. I used to be the kid Who wrote poetry at 1 AM On a spare napkin Because inspiration hit. I used to be the kid Who wanted to be a lawyer So badly that I watched Suits Like it was the...
    RandomInkFlow RandomInkFlow 18-21, T 19 hrs ago

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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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    ran with a squad that's hard

    for the cops to follow, where they tell you they stopped thuggin take that promise as hollow, they outlaws goodfellas desperados, have you running through the snow but naked like you in Fargo.
    rejectedhighly rejectedhighly 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Wrote this back in the loony bin a few months

    back. I don't really know if I would call this lyrics, poetry or a short story. It's a bit of all three I guess, though structured horribly.. but anyway, here goes: Flashback Every person has that point where they break when all of a sudden your sanity and self it's at stake...
    TheyjustcallmeB TheyjustcallmeB 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 9

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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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    Misguided Quest Who would've thought I could

    change the world? What about the parrot? Yes, I admit it-the world we now live in is my fault...though the parrot isn't without blame either. It has been 3 1/2 months since my birthday. For my present, I had gotten a parrot. Yes, a parrot. You know those little winged beasts...
    zydeko zydeko 18-21 Jun 22

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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 May 15

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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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    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 1 Response Mar 19

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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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    just wrote some amazing song lyrics theyre

    really personal but I feel good about them :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 28

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    Our Bitter Sacrafice (1) Tomorrow might be

    another day by the grave, Six feet down the broken cannot be saved, When all is said and done, We gotta sacrafice our paradise for oblivion, (2) One more day till the other side, No time to waste on the stronger ones, Tonight we have to bring it down, Who knows tonight could be...
    ForeverForsakened ForeverForsakened 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2014

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    Title: The Unmother Make a nest in my Elbow's

    crook. Rest On Spring's fruit, chest To head. Helpless swaddling, Doe eyes, butter skin. A barter coddling, for you An ache-dripping honeysuckle. Milk for babes in there. Mother seahorse, empty Cradle. An elbow's crook For my fawning heart Instead. Nip my terra cotta Flower...
    SourPennies SourPennies 22-25, F Jun 24

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    Figure Me Out! :)~

    You don't see me as I feel you . You don't feel me as I see you . Do not hear me as my heart holds true . You won't give me. When my mind is blue. The time of day Is it all I deserve? A period of passing by . Day and night a heartfelt cry. To save me from myself...
    ziggy8585 ziggy8585 26-30, M Feb 23, 2013

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    Slowly all the color slips away,

    Faster everything changes to a gray. Farther I'll move away, From you. This madness in my mind, It's just killin time. This sadness in my bones, it follows me where ever I go. Ya know I'll be alright, If I can just make it through tonight. And maybe you'll hold me tighter...
    UnderTheSleeves UnderTheSleeves 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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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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    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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    For you: I'f you took the chance to be with me.

    . I'd calm your fears and dry your tears make you smile if only for a while give you the wings to help you fly, never make you cry A lifetime by your side, i would never have to hide A lifetime in my arms to keep calm A lifetime looking in your eyes, there would be no...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 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...
    Godofblackclouds Godofblackclouds 18-21, M Apr 26

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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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    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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    So I said this at my graduation today.

    I received huge amounts of positive feedback, a few people said they want to publish it in newsletters. (schools, agencies, etc). So I figured, maybe it's worth sharing. People spend their whole lives Trying to figure out Who that are Why they're here. But I'm lucky...
    RandomInkFlow RandomInkFlow 18-21, T Jun 24

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    Remember when we were innocent

    and blind The only thing complicated was catching fireflies They said it gets better when you grow up, they lied You're only 16, you get your first heartbreak from the girl of your dreams But you failed to realize From the look in my eyes, that I cried Because it should have...
    TheRebel99 TheRebel99 13-15, F Aug 13

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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 1 Response Apr 6

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