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I Wrote a Poem

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    You can keep your flowers Your rings made out

    of gold Your pretty diamond necklaces And, your silk and satin robes. Please don't tell me your " I'm sorry's" They don't mean much to me!! They are just empty words said after what you really spoke to me.
    Beautifulnlost22 Beautifulnlost22 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 26, 2014

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    please tell me what you think-- I am the night,

    I am the Day, You hear my call from far away, When I speak it reaches and touches your soul, When I gaze into your eyes, My wolf eyes can see through you, Your secrets, deep, dark, so full of life, Yet they can calm any painful pain of mine or yours, The spirit o? the...
    Dragonslayer16 Dragonslayer16 16-17, M Jul 1

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    Earthshine When the days grow empty When you

    feel the weight of my depart When you reach out in mem’ry Just to feel me in your heart It is in that moment that I am miles away Only present in past But cast your thoughts from the past And move your eyes to the sky You’ll see the memory of stars outlast By the light...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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    object I am nothing to you,

    so why do make me feel the way I do At times we talk and it seems to have no end The compliments you pass at me The way you stare You make me curl my toes and tousle my hair And yet I'm just an object Just a pretty face for your pleasure Just a hole to fill your forbidden desire...
    Sumptous Sumptous 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    One day I had something to break my fall,

    The next there was nothing there at all. Not wanting attachments to a sweet smiling face, Fighting off warmth from a loving embrace. I have never needed so much space, Between despair and anguish..will I find a soft place? Running from memories stuck in my head, Trying to forget...
    FarBeyond143 FarBeyond143 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    This is called THE MESSAGE IN THE SUN I went

    to the sun for a favor and asked it to shine only for you to grant you happiness though you may be sad bright yellow 'midst so much blue but when the day decides to end and the sun sinks and goes away I give you the moon as a reminder that my love will never fade though i can't...
    Dragonslayer16 Dragonslayer16 16-17, M Jul 22

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    Someone on here was talking to me about poetry,

    as how to write it. So I gave it a go. It is my first ever poem, so don't judge xD Fading. Clutching the bottle, Her grasp grows weary Her heart races, But is dead inside A long drag, A swig from the can Takes all her pain away Her worries fading with the smoke She lies in...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 4

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    I Hate You Depression

    Dear depression please stop making me feel like numb you make me feel and act like dumb stop treating me as if i'm a piece of gum that you keep chewing it whenever you need then you just throw it on the ground then you step on it with your feet and then you are gone you just...
    AYearWithoutRain AYearWithoutRain 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    Sometimes I Wonder

    'Sometimes I wonder Where it all went wrong When did I lose What I had all along Sometimes I wonder Why am I here Who am I Or should I even care Sometimes I wonder If this real That I really exist If I really feel Sometimes I wonder Does this make sense Or is it all scrambled Is...
    NightwolfBlackheart NightwolfBlackheart 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Mr. Right

    Once upon a starry night I met a love I thought was right I settled down to live a life & thought one day I'd be your wife  Times were hard, but we pulled through Laughs and smiles were but a few Life was sorted and then times were good Nothing could break the...
    Elvira1969 Elvira1969 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 6, 2007

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    It's been a few months Since my cousin died He

    put a gun to his head And started to cry Called the cops And said "goodbye". Xoxo miss you cuz! RIP
    HelpMePlzSOS HelpMePlzSOS 13-15, F Jul 14

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    My Poem

    If you really wanna hear me scream, Then cover me in gasoline, Set me alight with the match of the dead, Watch as the flames burn a hole in my head. Come smell my weeping heart, Lift it high and tear it apart, For nothing can hurt as much, As not feeling your tender...
    lifenotknife lifenotknife 22-25, F 15 Responses Apr 10, 2007

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    Porcelain Moon Smooth my scabbed back,

    And peel my pale shoulder blades. My tongue is a field filled with lies, Waiting to split me open and rot my beating heart, Shelter me in the velvet of your palms,cooling my wretched scars. Every time we ****** nothing would heal and nothing would grow, lost in forest of dead...
    TwistedArtist TwistedArtist 22-25, M Jun 1

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    True friends #2 Some friends come Some friends

    go Some friends remain Some were meant to be We can always sit under a tree Talk about our long history The good, the bad, the ugly While some will make you mad Others will make you very sad The majority of these memories Will fill you with so much happiness Because when push...
    Time4kush Time4kush 26-30, M Nov 20, 2014

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    For My Girlfriend

    Sometimes I focus on everything bad, Everything that's got me thinking of throwing the towel in, Makes me want to jump off a platform of any kind. Sometimes we meet somebody that takes away the will to jump, And I guess I'm just that lucky, 'Cause I met you. So now I'm...
    mjme26 mjme26 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2012

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    I Am

    I am a fierce wind and a gentle breeze,A roaring of thunder, a whisper in the trees.Cold as ice, and a red, fiery flame,A drought, a desert, and a torrent of rain.A calm, quiet lake, with water serene,Violent ocean waves crashing, a nightmare, a sweet dream.I am a fighter...
    someday2012 someday2012 41-45, F 5 Responses May 5, 2013

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    When you only have you,

    and no ones true, When you can't tell anyone anything, that's when it gets lonley. Please someone hold me! People used to tell me, they got me. But was never ever there because there fony. Young, trying to figure everything out. Surrounded by death, my loved ones being takin...
    teeheartmarie teeheartmarie 22-25, F Jul 30

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    This poem was for my grandson.

    I wrote it after he died to help with the grief. I was at the nadir of my life god heard my prayer it seems For late last night He answered Jesus brought you to my dreams I saw Him coming And I cried for release I begged Him 'take me with you' He smiled at me and said 'Be at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Daniel's Child

    Daniel came a-running We were meeting in the sun Daniel was a dead man When the night had just begun   Red sweater and red shoes On a tree branch, then a call Bloodred sweater, bloodred shoes And blood in the waterfall   The seas changed their direction...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2007

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    A simple look on your face

    and I noticed all your feeling You have a flood full of pain inside your head and your simply looking for a drain to let it all out You fake a smile to look your best Keep your head up even when your upset Your afraid of what they all might say You get home and cry your...
    stranger2460 stranger2460 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    True friends #1 You're my true friends I hope

    you know its true Know matter what happens I will always be here for you You can call me when you're in need I'll be right there to help you off your knees I'll be there even after the world ends You can never understand how much i love you true friends Knowing they are right...
    Time4kush Time4kush 26-30, M 9 Responses Nov 20, 2014

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    Born in form divided pure,

    Man shapes as one undone. From his truth we so lure, To sanity’s lies, her son. What agony must endure, He that purpose does shun. In vanity thus conjure, A pretension to be won.
    Redivivus Redivivus 26-30, M Jun 30

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    Love & Fighting

    Love and Fighting                               I use think I was not fine and was not wanted... But I wont  waste my time trying...
    love2singgurl love2singgurl 16-17, F 1 Response May 25, 2007

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    Spoken Death

    if some of you recognize who i am after reading this- keep your big mouth shut. i enjoy being "anonymous"... once again i hang myself with my words, every sentence another knot on the noose, every feeling an inch closer towards the edge of the chair. i throw all i...
    lostcancerian lostcancerian 31-35, F 2 Responses May 21, 2007

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    Darling, there will be those

    who will try to calm your thunder-heart. I say give 'em a taste of a storm and see who stays. The ones who have seen the rainbow between your raindrops are the keepers. They're the ones who aren't afraid to get paralyzed by lightening because they already know the painstaking...
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I know how the world works,

    I’ve known it for years, Without all the heartbreak, Or shedding of tears, The world is cruel, And it never let’s you up, After you’ve been knocked down, And you’re ready to give in, It’ll leave you to drown, The world is like a child, It uses and discards, You are a...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    The Thing Once beneath a sinking sun,

    With shadows long and wide, The forest gave to me a gift, That has never left my side. Years hence I still recall, The Jasmine and piney smell, That still reminds me oft again, Of what it is I tell. Near a craggy moss filled stump, I jolted with a scare, For standing nay 10...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Blur In Her Fathers Eyes

    Memories dim in, Flashes of another steps forward, No image of daughter, A image of horror, Her mother. Anger so vile, Fill with the poison, Dark hate like the demon fills those one happy eyes, Now each mark of blue, Now each mark of black. No daughter is there, No smiles...
    thisaccountisgone thisaccountisgone 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    Actually, I copied it off an email.

    I met a girl in the park the other evening. There was an instant spark between us and she fell at my feet. As we laid there making love, I thought---- "These tasers are well worth the money."
    talltexan11 talltexan11 26-30, M May 27

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    Let my wings fly above the hills new sight,

    new adventure and the thrill be it smooth or rough, let the journey be joy let me embrace every moment with a happy heart and rejoice with a smiling face life is a mystery which will never be solved stay on the road and keep the courage of quest don't hurry, don't turn...
    crazihilary crazihilary 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 10

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    I held my baby in my arms,

    But never heard him breathe. I took his tiny hand in mine, But knew he had to leave. I saw him enter this cruel world, But never saw him grow. I'll never see his face again, It's so sad to watch him go.
    scottmarg scottmarg 26-30, M Jul 3, 2014

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    Is it bad? I believe

    that people can't be owned Why do I feel so drawn? Like I could feel the push and pull See the tug and twirl Of galaxies in you You don't Subtle movements Walking has never been so graceful Standing has never been so beautiful I wish I could explore Every world you've been into...
    medicine102 medicine102 16-17, F Aug 10

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    For a lost friend.You hid the realthat you were

    so convinced would hurt me...But by cruel twist of fate,your delusional overprotection betrayed you,like the devil playing poker with my hate.Fly well... 
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just hug me I just want to feel

    and know i'm matter Just hug me I don't want you to touch me Just hug me I don't want to know you might be the same Just hold me and...make me feel i'm important
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 30

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    She walked, awake trapped inside her

    dream speaking words they could not hear thundered silence from her scream *what you doin chile? where you goin chile?* the stranger whispered in her ear she looked in to the strangers eyes and vomited her fear *when I stand here, he is there when I stand there he's here the...
    lawlesslass lawlesslass 36-40, F Aug 9

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    I have been dealing with depression

    and social anxiety. . . so I decided to write about it. . . 14 Day writing Challenge Day 7 Poem Not Myself By Rebekah Wolveire © 2015 I used to be loud, Out-going and mentally strong I used to be active I wanted to do something I loved to sing I loved to write I loved to...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Jun 13

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    Sometimes.....we used to believe Sometimes.

    ...we used to see.... Would you hold on....to the fading memories..... Do you remember when......tomorrow was the end... This hunger.....striving for peace.... All around me....are ashes floating through me.... Cries echoes ohh my love... Cries fading ohh my love... Do you see...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 14

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    I Got Into Poetry For The Money

    I wrote and published my first poem at 6, my career as a poet has been uphill ever since.  I publish and perform, but lately other ventures have crowded it out.  Here's one of my better ones, it reduced a friend of mine to tears - in the world of poetry that's...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 11 Responses Jun 18, 2007

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    Who Is This Girl?

    When you see this girl what do you see? you see a girl who has been labeled as GOTH!! when you see this girl who do you see? you see a girl who wants to DIE!!!   why you ask because of this label she hates who she is she hates that you label her now who is...
    peteysux peteysux 16-17, F 1 Response May 24, 2007

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    Sometimes I wish I could admit things Even

    if it's all just a lie Sometimes I wish I could forget things But memories never die I let myself drown in insanity I can't find my personality A demon has taken over It's like I'm drunk but sober The world around me twists and turns My heart inside me bleeds and burns The...
    Psych0Bitch Psych0Bitch 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2014

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    The path that we had walked on was just a poor

    chance. Futile. Not even a romance. Faithless. For love doesn't decay, It doesn't stray It waits in quietness Not sits forever in darkness. Walk away. Far. Don't leave footprints. For the past should be left alone. Like a forgotten cold stone.
    0nOpalsMind 0nOpalsMind 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm looking down yet I'm still moving

    forward My feet keep moving even though I don't know where I'm going I'll never know where I'll end up yet I chose not to stop because if I were to stop I would have no where else to go and nothing else to do I can't see my future I can't see where I'll end up It might be in a...
    stranger2460 stranger2460 13-15, M Aug 13

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    No time left for life.

    .. No space left for void... There are very few lights... That can phase the destroyed. ------------------------------------ The broken are gone... The heroes remain... But regardless how long... It all stays the same. ------------------------------------ There's no pain in...
    DizKord DizKord 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    The Imprint

    A paw fits into another like a jigsaw fits together. Bonded with the force of love, It's unbreakable, invincible and unconditional. They join at the heart, In a world of insanity, Where the only thing that exsists is the love between them. A full moon glows and the stars twinkle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Rejected

    You'll never know the affect of your disappearing act, What you did was wrong and that's a fact. You left me barren and confused, Feeling like I messed up instead of you. This seems to be typical with guys of your kind, To use a girl and **** with her mind.
    tmarker86 tmarker86 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2012

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    Romance In a Hopeless World

    And with the world outside So black and lifeless. We do nothing but watch As life passes us by. Content in each others arms, We lie. Not a word is whispered, As your lips meet mine.
    denialsworld denialsworld 18-21, F 3 Responses May 17, 2007