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    The Other Side You show to me a winning

    smile A seeking mind A heart worthwhile A beautiful soul that speaks to mine Surely a treasure found But why then do you hide from me The other side The basic beast With his dirty paws And sordid dreams You turn to me with innocent eyes Deny deny deny I know he's there and with...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 8 Responses Dec 17, 2015

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    I'm taking a class in fiction writing,

    and I have an assignment due in one week - the first draft of a short story. . Most of the story is already in my head - I just need to write it down. It's about the same characters who are in the novel I'm writing. (The novel is about how my life should have turned out, as...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 14 Responses Jun 23, 2015

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      my heart is burning hot

    as ice freezing vapors steaming dry.. my eyes pour out mysterious tears.. I don't know why I feel like this..
    PastelLime PastelLime 31-35 Jan 27

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    "The Nine" Clio, you are part of me.

    Euterpe, you are too. Thalia, you lift me up when I am feeling blue. Melpomene, you are close to me Terpsichore, you were my youth Erato, touch me secretly Polymnia, you are truth. Ourania, comes to me at night and my soul she does enthrall . Calliope, I love you most, but see...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M Jan 29

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    There was a time I had laughter constantly

    bubbling beneath the surface. There was a time I was mischievous, flirty and funny. There was a time I had so much to give, a time when I could constantly be there for those I love. There was a time when I had hope and dreams. There was a time I knew what passion was. There...
    Diablessse Diablessse 46-50, F 10 Responses Dec 16, 2015

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    For anybody who even cares: a status update on

    my fiction writing project ---------------------- Last night I did pretty well. I get ideas for this project in snippets - usually at inconvenient times, like in the shower or driving to work. So as soon as I can while it's fresh in my mind, I scribble it down on a piece of...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 17 Responses May 14, 2015

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    I miss you Can you come tonight I miss you I

    know its wrong but I miss you Your touch Your whisper I know its wrong but I miss you I miss you Can you come tonight
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Cigar laced whiskersThe scent tracing your lips

    with a hintA gentleman Lounging in your leather chairSparkling deep eyes, like thewild sea,perusing the landscapethrough the paned window.Rolling the brown between male fingerswith a carressing gentlenessthat belies the firmnessYour lips wrap around the Monteas you draw...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    How I write is....I just go with it If a

    thought pops into my head as I'm writing, I just think Well it appeared for a reason. And I'm grateful for it because I have had writers block for over half a year. I use to think I'd want to be a writer but I don't know anymore. I enjoy writing but if it was my passion...
    Mars000 Mars000 18-21, F Jan 31

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    So I have many ups and downs with writing

    and often I get sidetracked when I'm not updating a piece constantly. So I've decided I'm going to upload five prologues for five completely different books to wordpress and the most popular I'll continue as a kind of web novel and update every two or so days. It's mainly to...
    Freedgorgan Freedgorgan 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    I love screaming you late nights,

    now Hold me down do you like it when you I fight, now Warning. You might need some chains on me right now We **** over night, morning and did it again, now I'm more sore, like how you gave me no signs, ow Gave doors to a whole new life, wow Discipline me I like it when...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    PastelLime PastelLime 31-35 Jan 27

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    How soft the hand no one holds?

    How warm the love left to the cold? How reaching the words no one reads? How full the glass no one drinks? How blue the sky in which nothing flies? How dark the day when gone is light? How moving the song no one will sing? How hale beats the heart which bleeds? How quiet the...
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 11, 2015

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    Cobalt blue stained eyelids wrinkle,

    her cheek blurred as salt filled tears fall soaking one spot on her silky blouse that made her a lady. Her neck and chest flushed by the heat of emotion as desperation bellows from her core. Slouched like a child in a large brown arm chair, she gazes off lost in a familiar...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 27, 2014

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    She climbed, bare footedout into the sounds of

    naturethe fragrance of earthamong leaves long fallencrunched beneath soft soles..Feeling the subtle shift of the winda cool change in directionShe wandered..into melancholy meadowsshimmering beneath the sun.
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 9 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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    Here she lays Alone tonight Although she'd

    never want it any other way than to be alone She misses the good times Here she lays Alone tonight
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Midnight SecretsWandering through the

    sunsplashed dayAll reverie and anticipation tracing the descent of the sunSenses drawn, seductively the dusk calls to meMy desire leads me into the night, into you.I surrender to your darkness..
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 5 Responses Sep 19, 2014

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    Settle into me asthe night settles into the

    skymoon in perfect balanceAs pale stars bloom over the pinesBlend into intimacycurves molding rough edgesSkin kissing skinIn languid warmthMy fingers painting whisperson your chestYour strong rhythm throbbing to my earThe rough undressedThe submission sweetConnected with...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 13 Responses Nov 14, 2015

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    A string inside my soul unravelled,

    traveling to yours. Pulling, tugging, gently, slowly, landing on your shore. There you stand before me now, your eyes connect with mine. I am certain that I know you from some other life or time. No words are spoken as we gaze, time is standing still. I could stay forever here...
    BellaLocura BellaLocura 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 1

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    Maybe I'm just hopeful,

    seeing things not there. Maybe this isn't love, how can I tell?
    PieceOfSummer PieceOfSummer 22-25, F a week ago

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    How exquisitely beautiful is the autumn treeIn

    it's dying..Like a love that seems to endYet, perhaps only fading into dormancy.Just as that tree shall burst forth into lifeon some warm spring day.Perhaps that love also never quite dies,But is lying in quietude, stillness..Waiting to be reignited in some brilliant ray of...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    Blurred lines He was brought up a good

    christian boy. Always taught to treat women like the princesses they are. He knew he was lucky. Dad was a powerful, imposing man, but he was confident in himself, so much so that he allowed his vulnerability to be seen. He danced with his little girl at Father Daughter dances...
    harveyspecter harveyspecter 41-45, M 9 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    It's not the dancing

    and billowing swirling expressive clouds and tumultuous passionate thunder that is the storm.. It is the quiet, seemingly reticent that is the storm within her tenderly vulnerable heart.
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 5, 2015

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    I heard you had a baby What's crazy was

    that I thought I was your baby I was shocked hearing about it But I doubted, I need reassurance, how could I not Just took me out Holding grudges, cause you put me down Well you completely torn my future I'm here asking why and throwing shade hoping you'd drown in...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 70+, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Knew He loves me! Oh,

    the wonder of it... The odd texture of certainty My mind strokes it hesitantly Aware of its fragility Before my eyes flash vignettes Proof We always seek proof... He's looking into my eyes and laughing Enjoying me He's enjoying me There is no hollow ring of falsehood I feel the...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 7 Responses May 14, 2015

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    I lay alone On the brink of death Leave me

    here I have no desire to leave I lay alone On the brink of death Leave me here I have no place left to go I lay here I lay here alone
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I want you Need you Desire you Crave you Yet

    you remain distant...elusive...gone. I long for the past When you held me in a peaceful bliss And allowed me to dream Of wonderful, horrible, fantastic things Now you have deserted me And my eyes are wide open to the loss And yet I still beg for your return "Come back to me...
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 15, 2015

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    "Resolve (One day) Determination

    strides chest out stomach in. The objective is in sight. Obstacles on notice. Impervious to doubt or timid reservation. Resolve Resolve intestinal fortitude Chin to the bar. Rock on. Now get some sleep!
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    As a thunder rising out of the mists.

    .The echo of clinking metal resounds and vibrates along the hillsPulsing, pounding like a heartbeatYou, mounted on your trusted steedYou, wrapped in your armorNoble man of strength and honorMany battles have thou fought and wonRough and worn and torn asunderThou hast returned to...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 10 Responses Mar 18, 2015

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    The universe loves you or it would not have

    used your eyes to see itself with.
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 7 Responses Jan 30

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    Paco was a crass and rude man.

    He was a misogynist and always had to belittle those around him, and worst of all, he visited often and stayed long. I understood little about what was going on, but I watched my mother make a broom out of completely natural material. Wild straw, a maple branch, and strands of...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 28

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    'Words'Words have eluded melike a fog

    straddling my mindThey seem to have all becomethrobbing pulse points...Spilling across my surfaceFluidLike dark honey smooth and sweetUndulating as a liquid waveThey've become flamesdancing and burning into my thirsty skinand desire... Desire wrapped around my tongueMy body...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 9 Responses Oct 28, 2015

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    Sultry August stretches lazily outspreading

    hazy shadowsand fiery warmthalong fields and foliageand seeping thrillingly into skinLanguishing like it owns summerSweet Autumn crooks it's fingerbeckoning seductively as if to say....Soon you shall swoon and fall into meAnd I shall burst into brilliance.
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 17, 2015

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    My feelings are trueThey are my life's blood

    springbut irrelevant.Couplets and quatrainsor free form self indulgenceIt's my time to wasteFive- seven- five linesstacked to challenge my egopoor pedestrian.Here I go againmy ink is not innocentmy soul is taintedWhy do we do it?What is there to gain from this?What is the damn...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M Jan 31

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    We know it's light shining through the natural

    prism of raindrops; revealing the spectrum of primary colors, but why do you feel the need to remind us and spoil the moment? We know it is the sound of air filling a complete vacuum created by intense heat ten times hotter than the sun. when negative charged electrons are...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 9 Responses Jan 30

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    The broken and the battered,

    in me you have a friend. We can share our secrets, bad dreams that never end. The broken see the broken with eyes so crystal clear. We can share our secrets, what strikes us full of fear. The battered feel the battered, with hearts so full of pain. We can share our secrets...
    BellaLocura BellaLocura 41-45, F 11 Responses Dec 22, 2015

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    Not as often as I'd like,

    but the muse does give me a nudge every now and again.
    DaughterOfRain DaughterOfRain 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I enjoy writing but have found very little

    inspiration to write about anything significant lately. Ups and downs, ebbs and flows, writing is indeed an art which reflects life...As the Carpenters tune goes, Trying To Get That Feeling Again... Have a great day Epers.
    Johnny050 Johnny050 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Off to work. Off to make money.

    Off of my mind are our things my sweet honey. I'll carve a path and a tree to your liking. I'll scale the mountain and scale your walls knowing well, I may fall. "All the better" I foolishly think. "Falling off just means falling further." I build a place for us to stay and fire...
    Everyheartbeat Everyheartbeat 26-30 Jan 29

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    As a child he would face two large mirrors

    towards each other by leaning them against chairs. He would lay on that scary part of the floor and stare down the optic tunnel created by the reflection of the reflection of the reflection of the reflection. He would swear that the seventh reflection of his face in that tunnel...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 27

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    Behind the amber eyes Is

    where I long to go Into the storm Through the waves until I reach land Softly treading the shoreline Basking in the glow of the horizon A wall of amber Impenetrable I stare at it For days For months For years Forever Awaiting my chance to explore
    BellaLocura BellaLocura 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 4

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    I'm passing out though Trying to be your bad

    girl, not what you want so What you love I do but never enough Can't expect you to tie a ring on me You lock me up till it's over with And all I ever wanted was for you to love me like husbands do Run me something good something new Trying to up my status high was never...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 70+, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Will Sleep i will turn off the light

    and close my eyes. i will picture something pleasant in my mind and feel arms that are not there protecting me from the bad dreams that enjoy taunting me and haunting me so that when i wake, i wake refreshed and fit to fight another day.
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 13, 2015

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    She played, laughed and frolicked in the

    shallowsSplashing around with all the little creatures and inhabitantsBut her deep end wasn't seen but hiddenThe depths were protected, obscured..For that knowing swimmer who could navigate the waters
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 14 Responses Nov 24, 2015

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    You run through my veins Like a child set free

    on a sunny afternoon The ringing laughter The warmth of wonder The innocence of simplicity The hopes and dreams that trail in your wake Bittersweet kisses in my mind You take the happiness I would give The sweetness I would share The softness I would feel With an open heart A...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 5 Responses May 4, 2015

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