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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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    Hug Bug, Bow Wow, Left Right,

    Up Down, ABCDEFG someone should of told you not to **** with me
    LoneLone LoneLone 16-17, M May 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 27

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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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    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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    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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    Wattpad, guys. Weirdness

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

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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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    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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    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...
    Godofblackclouds Godofblackclouds 18-21, M 3 Responses May 4

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 25

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I've realized that love is the strongest thing

    a person can have an when you left me I felt like my life ended then I looked up and saw that the world was still spinning that's how I knew another day and another person was aproaching
    werewolf71 werewolf71 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    She comes from the west She can party like

    the rest But her total package is certainly the best She won't wear cowboy boots Or holler "Yahoo" But her family values are deeper than an oak tree's roots She's got eyes that smile And she laughs for a while And her long lean legs go on for a country mile...
    oneinawillian oneinawillian 41-45, M 1 Response May 15

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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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    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...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, T Jun 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Title: A Jet at Sunset Wings of folded

    steel Flicker stars along your back Soaring over sorbet mist. Man's response To the albatross An airborne ship of dreams Sailing serene, Where no mark stains The summer canvas. Nay, you give us But a glimpse of that space, Refracted ocean Untrodden, innocent, Experienced only...
    SourPennies SourPennies 22-25, F May 8