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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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    (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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    You: When you’re not here,

    I wonder how you are When you’re not here I hope you think of me from a far Thinking of you I start to smile Knowing I’ll hear that beautiful in a little while Time passes by so slowly alone When I’m with you I wish I never had to be on my own Life seems much brighter now...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Mar 28

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    Lost In Your Heart-beat

    Take a step back, Look at your life, Put it in perspective, See what it's worth. Through the good and bad times, You said you'd be there, But now you're gone, It just aint fair. And I'm the one that's been abandoned, Left behind on my own, Tangled in the mess you've made. But I...
    StephanieManoso StephanieManoso 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 8, 2012

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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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    Here is something i wrote a few years back

    after a bit of a messy experience where i got played by a crazy woman. You and your lies: You and your lies, me and my dumbass cries I let you take the best of me, you left me with the rest of me you and your lies, me and my dumbass cries I hope that you're happy, look what...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Mar 27

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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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    The song I sing a song

    for you my dear For our love is beyond compare Real, transcience, without despair Calm as the water, oh so clear You are the light that shines when I am lost I give my heart and soul without a cost I will wait just to see you even if it takes time No space, no hymn, our love...
    diane1996 diane1996 18-21, F a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Water's On My Side Verse 1: I feel the tides

    closing in Inch by inch The water is drifting Waves rise up again My weight has been abducted So I swim deep down into the ocean Down where we can't see anything beneath So we're left blind eyed Until the bright lights shine Chorus: Underneath it seems so clear Its safe to say...
    VenomOfMadrid VenomOfMadrid 18-21, F Mar 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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 1 Response Feb 23, 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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Never Try Never Fail

    A little prince was born into this world with dreams and goals that burned inside him with a passionate fire. When he stepped outside his castle walls of stone for the first he noticed the poverty and sadness that surrounded him and, afraid of the world, retreated back into his...
    wolfshield wolfshield 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2012

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