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    "WHAT a Life"

      A year ago I dare to go To a foreign land I barely know I need to leave the life I live Those people who love those persons who care   Once I’m alone can’t talk to anyone I can’t help myself to remember someone My thought will surely travel...
    pritzy pritzy 18-21, F 1 Response May 27, 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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Soft porcelain skin I run my slender fingers

    against your soft lips I dream of kissing them You are my muse My beautiful muse I would paint a thousand night skies Hoping they would reflect you But they can't Oh no, they can't What could ever grasp the intangible beauty that is you Caress my face Wipe my tears Cheers...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 15

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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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    It just is It just is what it is I know

    that there is nothing I can do but love you from afar I just know what you are that’s the hardest part maybe you’ll fade from my moon to a star It just is what it is I know that there is nothing I can do but cry about you every now and then I just know what you are you...
    cloudedsky cloudedsky 26-30 1 Response Jul 8

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    Lupus I am not asking to be saved I gave up on

    that crap Im not asking you to care I dont trust anyone anymore People are nothing but liars And hide this fact under layers I am done trying to be heard When no one is ever around to hear I don't want you to save me I don't want to be saved I just let this lupus to kill...
    Time4kush Time4kush 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 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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    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 wrote this my self I take full credit For

    this work) It's okay I understand If you can no longer pretend Pretend that your smile is your friend Don't pull that act Don't say your okay Let me help you take the pain away I'm only trying to be your friend I know the feelings I've had them before Please no don't...
    thatone6 thatone6 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Here's my poem. I have many more

    as well. Just tell me if you want to see them. You can't breathe But neither can I Don't you see? We're both going to die If we don't get out of here We're both going to drown And nobody's gonna save us now.
    UndeadGirl13 UndeadGirl13 16-17, F Jul 8

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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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    Dear Shadow Well I knew from the start There

    was something about you Never knew it would be Such a shadow Yes I knew from the start That you'd have my heart Never knew it could be Such a shadow So you held my heart And I fell apart Before I knew you were only A shadow From the time Every time You broke my heart I wish...
    cloudedsky cloudedsky 26-30 Jul 17

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    I am in love with a child's mind.

    I love the way they is not afraid of their body yet. Their confidence. I am I love with their sparkle. I am in love with the curiosity. I am in love with their kindness. Before you say this is wrong this child is me. This was the me I see in old photographs and old family...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 24

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Everything's going to be okay,

    Everything's going to be okay, this I pray, May I find the innocence of my child, may I be as foolhardy as my youth, My mother talks; offers me her wisdom, She says, "We are only ever responsible for our own deaths." She says, "Don't cry now, just listen." I may find comfort in...
    marion75 marion75 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Afraid to walk, Afraid to talk

    that talk. Afraid of success, Afraid I'll do my best. How can I live, With all this uncertainty, Always clouding over me. Can't I I breathe? Can I breathe? Let me out, let me out, I'm dying to live. I'll shout, I'll shout, If you will only give, Give me a chance, give me a...
    Smelyalata97 Smelyalata97 18-21, F Aug 13

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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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    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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