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I Wrote a Poem

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    I gave my love.  It was too much.

      And so my pieces March Back to their tiny boxes.  Soul fragments  Awaiting a time when  They will be treasured, Not feared.
    Shardsofsorrow Shardsofsorrow 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2015

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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 1 Response Apr 26, 2014

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    I'm like a fire. I only want love,

    but I burn everything I touch. Sometimes I think it would be best to extinguish it.
    Adamquinn Adamquinn 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    "Just Like You"

    We have our differences And that is true But in many ways We are the same “I’m just like you”   You have stories to share and I have mine You have experiences to share and so do I I have confession to make and maybe you have too We are in the...
    pritzy pritzy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2007

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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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    Lost Confidence Cycles repeating must learn to

    break. Before they realise I'm but a fake. Cover my tracks with knowledge and a smile. That'll hold'em back for a while. Pushed to a corner nowhere to run. Work is chore no longer with fun. Patterns in pattern repeating real fast. Knowing the next won't be the last. Bottleling...
    KnobbyKnees KnobbyKnees 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2015

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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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    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, 2015

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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 1 Response May 21, 2007

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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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    "Beating regret" Beating heart within my chest.

    How much longer can you exist? With only blood to keep you alive. How much longer until you die? With lack of love You should have dried. And though you keep me alive It's you! who has caused me to lose my mind. Why did you have to ever exist?! And show me what heartache is...
    Darcyfalls13 Darcyfalls13 18-21, F Jan 22

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    There is a list of thoughts Related to nothing

    Hidden from me by myself You are in them all.
    SweetBabyBananaJesus SweetBabyBananaJesus 41-45, M Jan 24

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    Tears dry too fast Just to fast They never

    last Will never last On my face On your face They will be erased. Take a breath Just one small breath And don't hold back Please, don't hold back For that time In that time Speak your mind.
    Darcyfalls13 Darcyfalls13 18-21, F Jan 28

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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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    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid 18-21, M Jan 23

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    "Wired Fences" I was

    such a fool Blinded by my lonely heart To see the truth in disguise Of the real person you were inside But I was to blame It's me who should be ashamed To let you take my heart away I guess I wasn't thinking straight Now I up my defenses I surround my heart with wired fences...
    Darcyfalls13 Darcyfalls13 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Burning through a thousand lives.

    Tracking through the jungles I found a trace. Yet the permanence of a sweet nothing evades me.
    transparency1 transparency1 22-25, M Dec 25, 2015

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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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    Sing Me A Lullaby Standing in place Waiting

    Sing me a lullaby Standing here Grin on your face Sing to me tell me a story Of the knight and the dragon The sisters The princess and the Knight's daughter Of brutal hell Torture And agony The fires are blossoming in blood red skies Sing for me Tell me the story Sing me...
    RunnerGirl97 RunnerGirl97 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 1, 2015

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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, 2015

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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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    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 2 Responses Mar 30, 2015

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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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    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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    :.Realize.: I have begun to fall Too far

    away I am too far I try to turn back I try to run The way I came Only to find That the exit is gone I cannot escape I am retained here In this place I no longer know Where I came from Which is forward Which is back I do not know Where I am How I got here I...
    Uku7777 Uku7777 18-21, M Jan 23

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    My world is gray And

    so my mind is too The only thing that isn't gray is you
    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid 18-21, M Nov 14, 2015

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    The Secret Place

    I want to got to the Secret Place Where the Dreamers roam And pride is shown No worries No pain No rules No reigns I want to go to the Secret Place Where love is deep And Passion is a race Where preciousness is kept All while we sleep No monsters roam No evil to creep I want to...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 17, 2013

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    You ever hear a whisper A whisper

    as the wind blows and eases by you, Slightly touching your face. Trying to convince you, Just like everybody else to leave You hear laughter. But it's not a laughing matter. Since those tears keep falling, And those scars keep reappearing. Oooh those scars Faded lines of...
    Hismom2015 Hismom2015 18-21, F Jan 10

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    -Dreams- Frowns and places Singing jesters

    with plastics faces, dance for me. Sweet tasting lemon Rind. Darkness, sharpness, why leave me behind? Stunning, breathe taking beauty pointless if it can't be seen. I fought demons from beyond My own yet to be grave. Shallow and nieve as they came. This is not my dream...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 12, 2015

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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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    (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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    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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    Dedicated to someone loved long ago.

    ..or to someone new and as yet unknown. by Juaninamillion Do not let me go I will joke and laugh, In order to hide from you— Do not let me go. I might push and frump, Fearful of rejection— Do not let me go. If I pretend I am interested In other women, it is to get your...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 9

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    (For a while) Let me barrow your warmth.

    And for a while I can get away from this awful cold. So I grasp your hand And press it with mine. And for a while, I feel alive. And for a while, I feel warm inside. And for a while, I don't have the need to cry. And for a while, I don't wanna say good-bye. So lent me...
    Darcyfalls13 Darcyfalls13 18-21, F Jan 28

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    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2015

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    Tell me that you've never felt the way

    that I have, when I see your face; I freeze – I fall, for you a thousand times, I'm walking blind when you enter my mind, like through snow in my heart. Tell me, please oh tell me, that you've never loved someone, like I love everything that you are – all these pieces...
    Fable Fable 22-25 Nov 8, 2015

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    The Rope As I lay in a cold dark garage,

    reconsidering my purpose. The light that I had, is blocked by a man who seems nervous. He grabs me by the end and brings me along, for the ride of a lifetime, cause soon he´ll be gone. He hangs me on a chair, to look up instructions, I see myself on the computer, my beautiful...
    augubv augubv 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2015

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    Deepest cut No blade could cut deeper then you.

    I wish my skin was thicker, then you wouldn't break through. You mange to get under my skin. Now your pulling all of the strings. Leaving behind a trail of scars Like a work of art...
    Darcyfalls13 Darcyfalls13 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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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    "Tear Stained Face" You don't wipe away your

    tear stained face Your frozen in place Lost in a daze You wonder why You lost your grace Forever unsure You continue to pace The sadness escapes Yet you don't seem to care To wipe away the tear You just leave it there.
    Darcyfalls13 Darcyfalls13 18-21, F Jan 22

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 25, 2015

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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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    "I drew a picture for you,

    dad! It's a portrait of your face!" I knew it was rather lame and bad... But I hope he liked it anyways. "I wrote a song for you, mom! It's a tune about your smile!" I knew it wouldn't last too long... But I made her happy for a while. "I bought a necklace for you, dear! It...
    DizKord DizKord 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2015

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    A fingernail moon suspended by a gossamer

    thread cast against a creamsicle and periwinkle sky. Breathtaking.
    Shardsofsorrow Shardsofsorrow 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 16, 2015

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