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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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    Trying to hang onto, prolong time,

    so elusiveAs continually, it ticks and drifts and fades away.Like dew fades off the petal with the sunAs a dream evaporates with wakingPrecious minutes, withering.Sweet momentsGraspingTrying to inhale Taste Savor Relish itLet it take rootBut alas, it loosens from...
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 14 Responses Jan 11

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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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    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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    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 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    She was just a weed. Sidestepped.

    Shunned. undesired. Imperfect in every way. She had no color to attract. No thorn to protect. Such things matter little when one is a weed. But every few months she mustered a bloom. A bloom not of fireworks and sunsets, the weed bloomed with a hushed beauty. A quiet pretty...
    BlackCatBoy BlackCatBoy 46-50, M 6 Responses Oct 8, 2015

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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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    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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    In the south central Sierra Madre in Mexico,

    in the state of Michoacan at just the right elevation, there is a small town called Ziracuaretiro. In the Tarascan Indian language it means, "The place where the hot ends and the cold begins." which simply means the weather is perfect. Banana's, sugar cane, and pine pitch for...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 31

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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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    The Beautiful Things In the quiet hush of a

    lonely night Ticking clock and candlelight The cold company of despair hovers in the flickering shadows "I'm always here," it whispers "I'll never leave you" "Embrace me, let me in" A siren's song for the unwanted heart To wallow in the sorrow Let go and let the pain flow...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 29, 2015

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    Hi everyone. :) I was hoping I could get some

    input on this story I began to write, thanks. <3 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TJtWOuYNixNH7Vrh1wjD49rWkFpzpz3JNAUrOmCdxnQ/edit?usp=sharing
    KittySoules KittySoules 22-25, T 1 day ago

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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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    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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    Forks and spoons, bloody ruins,

    ascertaining, not complaining. Observatory minutiae, ocular orbs seeping, skillful lances jutting from out of nowhere. Famished senses, dead left, flopping right, no center, just the rib cage. Ahhh the sounds, the sights, the oversights, overhearing, like catching a radio...
    Deafning Deafning 36-40, M Jan 29

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    I have an idea for a fiction project.

    With a beginning, middle, and end. Usually it's missing a timeline, but not this one. . Now if I can keep my adult-onset ADD in check...and summon up the self-discipline to actually *work on it* and *finish* it....this could be cool!
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 14 Responses Apr 1, 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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    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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    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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    I think I've got the makings of a great country

    song because my chorus rhymes "horse" with "divorce". Now I just need a catchy tune...
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 46-50, M Jan 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    What I write is a pain.

    Maybe it's like child birth then? That will have to constitute as positive thinking at this point. Keep the writing with personal or public. No more for the time being writing to one who feels like having a baby girl or boy when my bitter vocabulary reaches new depths of inanity...
    Deafning Deafning 36-40, M Jan 29

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Conflict "I wish I'd never met you" screams

    the agony in her heart. "I am glad I did" reply the smiles in her memory. "I wish I could hate you" says her mind. "I will always love you" whispers her heart.
    Diablessse Diablessse 46-50, F 9 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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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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    The misty sprites in speckled shadows dance

    among the ferns on the forest floor. Hemlock and western red cedar giants tower above the fungus jungle on the rotting leaves. The sun alters the smell of rain, and a light wind coaxes the wet from the branches. I think as quietly as I can because I am an intruder.
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I have fought so long So many battles are

    gone I have cried many tears over the years I have fought so long So many battles are gone I have my freedom now I might as while have nothing I have fought so long So many battles are gone
    Broken6172000 Broken6172000 13-15, F 1 day ago

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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 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    What is this? You're a demon disguised

    as Melpomene You can't fool me I've been around the block, and I write about it. I need no help from the likes of you. You want rhyme? You want rhythm? You want structure? Do these things not exist in Hades? Don't send me to the Goth O matic. I'd rather write a stinker, than...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 28

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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 1 day ago

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    I need you, don't want to leave you tonight,

    I just want to be close and hold tight All you do, is all I need and if it's good for you its good for me, so hold tight Don't turn away in fear, in this time and in this space, keep us here and hold tight A tender moment lost in bunches of passionate kisses and light touches...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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