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 1539° 
Forget
I offered my hand
You gladly turned it away
Familiar pain
 1103° 
Cné
~
Love's only weakness
Is also its greatest strength:
It defies reason

~
My thoughts on Valentine’s Day
 766° 
Anton
Why doesn't my feelings disappear as easily as you did?
 550° 
Beth
like moths droning towards the saffron yellow light, i am replenished by delicate heat.
your hands hold me with the fierceness of the flame burning inside. it glows violently but softens with each flicker.
 540° 
Allison Wonder
God is dead
never was
crazy head

If there’s a hell
I’ll be there
it’s just as well

Eyes sewed shut
afraid to see
stuck in a rut

Dreamed it up
called Christianity
waiting to erupt

Keep the flock in line
listen to lies
not in my rhyme

Demand devotion in his name
drowning in hypocrisy
all the suffering and pain

God is dead
never was
crazy head

If there’s a hell
I’ll be there
it’s just as well
 427° 
Mrs Anybody
when
there's no one
i can talk to

when
even the moon
is gone

i grab
a pen
a piece of paper

and write
also check out my other poems!  :)
 320° 
DEE
him
His will I seek ought I know,
His solemn I scorn.
His endure, ask my foes
 289° 
Harshitha Girish
Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
I feel like ripping my intestines
when I see you.
Do you have someone in your life who you absolutely hate? Like if they enter the room "Well, guess I'll have to **** you mate!".
 255° 
Edward Schall
From abandonment's cage by you my heart is freed,

The lock opened by your love when past tumblers it did seep,

Then with gentle sureness my soul you even did save from the ocean of sorrow so deep,

To with patient care cherish my fragments until they mend, and make the sun die of envy, because your radiant light is all I need.
 230° 
Jenish
Bereft of buoy,
sinking in this life's ocean
I pity my acts.
Till my sorrows disappear
Happiness hiding behind.
 213° 
Ava
Now I'm in love
With all of these boys
Now I can't get them out
With all of these boys
Now I can't stop watching them
With all of these boys
Now they can't stop watching me
With all of these boys
Now I want all
With all of these boys
 210° 
misha
your name is
forbidden in
my mouth
or in my heart
because when
i think about
you;

i'll cry a little more,
hurt a little stronger
love a little softer
because you no longer
make me feel sober

i'm drunk on the
memory of you
if only i could chase you with pizza but shots don't work like that
 178° 
lovely
one word
it’s enough to hurt me.
it’s not your typical insult,
nor is it mean.
it’s a name...
that one single name
can slice a new cut into my heart,
make my eyes prickle with tears
and make my throat feel like i have barbed wire wrapped around it.

if only i had been enough for that name to not exist
 178° 
Brie Williams
My
Aches
Ache
I
Ache
For you
To shake
Me
Into
Two
The way you do
When you pull me
So rough
Into
You
 165° 
Saumya
Bloom anyway
Don't let anyone stop you
 157° 
Hadrian Veska
We have all we need
No worry or anxiety
Plenty for ourselves
And plenty for others
Our path has been made clear  
We hear what is true
And we act upon it in faith
There is no law left but love
For in love we can do no wrong
We have many places to go
And great things to do
they will all be done in time
For now let us pray
Being watchful until morning comes
 147° 
Nylee
It is the sleepless nights
You are most alive
With every thought,
the sleep loses
And time goes by
And the next thing you see
The bright sky
The sun smiling at your face
and yawn on its way.
 144° 
Thunderstorm
his blood
ran into
the gutter
that was
no stranger
to blood.
 113° 
Muluuta Mugagga
I beg her to be a piece of her heart
vehemently rejects the request i carry!

three months elapse

friends restrain her from self hanging
failing to accept a rejection!
a workmate sees only her cousin!

fairness and love are enemies!
love is confusing
 106° 
TurttleQuack
OCD
This disease struck me
Like a brick on pavement
Hard

Everything was
Perfect
Then that brick came along
And with the slightest movement
Destroyed everything

“Count it
Perfect it
Measure it
Clean it”
The voices say

Why can’t I let them go?
They keep repeating:

“Count it
Perfect it
Measure it
Clean it”
Why won’t they stop

“Count it
Perfect it
Measure it
Clean it”
I don’t understand

“Count it
Perfect it
Measure it
Clean it”
Someone just HELP me understand

This disease is about
Perfection
But it's the biggest
Imperfection about me
 101° 
Jackie Mead
Rain falls on the ground
Splish splash splosh becomes the sound
Rainy days once more
 95° 
Aidan
It’s coming!
Closer and closer
It’s coming for all of us.

The walls are closing in,
Oozing the jelly from its victims.
That’s how a loving in made now
Take the people,
Sell the remains.

Oh no.

It’s here,
Am I next or are you?
Not sure.
We’re standing side by side
Two peas in a pod
And now they have come for us.

The walls of October.
Beware,
They aren’t as nice as they appear.
 94° 
Angelina
Oxygen must envy you
Earning the title was such an easy task, you tried Chaining my airways, only to unlock to your sight
And you did, now decide

Mysterious force invading my territory, I cried
Saving my particles from depending on you, for breath
And I failed, now feel
The void that engulfs me since you left your wreath
 91° 
Donall Dempsey
I LIKE TO SAY YOUR NAME

I like to say
your name

when you're
not here

turn you
into sound

conjure you out of
thin air

so that you appear
before me

dressed in sound
only

memory sketching in
the rest of you

as if sound
was just an outline

and love
colours you in

adding the voice last
so I can hear you say.

"Hello you..!"
and there you are

as present
as present

can be.

I like to say
your name

when you're
not there.
 88° 
psykhe
don't leave me alone

even if I begged you so

trying so hard to let go

I'll hold on tighter

don't leave me alone

even if I said so

I'm desperately screaming inside my head

no I'm not okay

the voices say I'm a burden

so I shut my mouth and forget I'm broken

I can feel it

every inch of my skin

I'm sorry I can't say it

please just leave me alone
 78° 
ómra
I AM GOING THROUGH THE STAGES OF GRIEF
FOR THE LITTLE GIRL THAT I WAS
AND WHEN I SEE HER IN MY CHEST
I WANT TO HOLD HER TIGHT
BUT I KNOW WHAT THAT HOLDING WOULD DO TO HER
BECAUSE I KNOW WHAT HOLDING MEANS TO HER
AND WHO SHE WOULD THINK OF
AND I AM SORRY
i know how she would struggle and cry and say CAN WE NOT GO TONIGHT, PAPA? CAN WE SKIP TONIGHT AND JUST GO TOMORROW, PAPA? PLEASE? PLEASE? PLEASE?
 77° 
Luna Maria
the sun is shining
but the light
doesn't reach
my heart.
I used to be happy a lot
 73° 
Day
thank you
lover
-
for the
reminder
-
that no
longer
-
are they**
stronger
-
than my voice.
**anything/anyone trying to tear me down, whether mentally or situational

!!Don't forget to get out to those polls!!
Change is coming.
 71° 
portillo
Nevertheless
Forever the best
Fail another drug test
Be constantly erratic
Makes you forget
A girl named Danika or 1980s weather
Really really really
Makes me feel better
Everyday a personal rave
IDM and the myth of the cave
Plain or adores
A camp fire and Smores
Cannabis
 71° 
ok okay
So many people focus on finding love
I'm too busy finding myself
 71° 
Anastasia
die
if i can't live without you, then there's nothing left to do but die
 71° 
moon child
"I'm an open book"
She says

Written in
code.
 56° 
Night Sky
I want to write you
I want to put your smile into epics
Your eyes into ballads
Your kisses into rhymes
I want your hands as a free verse
Your smell a pastoral poem
Every word you speak is like a love song
And I want it
“Tattooed on my soul”
Forever
I want to write everything about you
And fill a thousand books with you
My muse
My love
I want it to well up in my ink
To overflow
Spill off every page
Like I feel your love spill
Onto me
I want to write your every detail
As only a lovesick poet could
My boyfriend makes music, and one of my friends heard his song and said she wanted it "tattooed on her soul". I wrote this poem for him
 55° 
MisfitOfSociety
If only you could see with the eyes between your eyes,
And think with the minds behind your mind.
There is no distance between us.
No degree of separation.
We are consiousness.

You are my extension.
The cord of our connection.
Our hearts beat in unison.


All paths lead back to one.
 54° 
Skylar
All those days I wasted crying over you.
 53° 
Empress Asa
Lately for some time I imagined....
There was someone beside me before I closed my eyes to sleep...
There was someone beside me when I woke up and opened my eyes...

How cute I am....?!?!
Make me laugh...
 52° 
MawaLin
And when you left
I overwatered all your flowers
 51° 
reigning cereal
you are the
brightest
shade of black
that i have ever
seen
 50° 
Priya Patel
I accept, I'm in denial,
head over heels, madly in love
with living each day in the dark
The bite of truth is so much harder
then the occasional sudden bark
It's easier this way
It hurts less, makes the truth
seem so much less important;
until it's not
Denial felt safe
but never truly real,
and now the bite
I can finally feel;
the ripping of flesh
bit by bit with subtle nips
of truth
Dark was good, but grey ...
this frightens me
I have too many questions
that I'm too scared
to find answers to,
too many clues
that leaves me asking,
What do I do?
So yes, I'm living in no
Let fate question the answers ...


~ Priya 🕉️ Feb 19, 2020
Hiding from the truth makes being found, that much harder to accept.   Denial is just a temporary fix.
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