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 809° 
Carlo C Gomez
Remember,
the best things in life are free

...plus tax
...license
...and recycling fee
 535° 
Luna
Wrap my throat with barbed wire
clip my tongue and yank it out
sew my lips and make me
silent
 280° 
Mitch Prax
All these drinks bring back
memories of all that I
would like to forget

9:59 PM
14/11/19
 273° 
rachel kirkpatrick
your love is deadly;
only you
could break me twice.
- heaven was amber nights spent under the sheets with you.
 262° 
Ben Palomino
I woke up to find
a devil by my side
we began to dance
in the shadow of the
  dying sun

I look into the mirror
only to find
the spirit inside
has left my eyes

I
traded my soul
but cant recal

all was lost
and nothing gained
 179° 
Jordan Norwood
Stars above,
glistening the sky.
Golden teardrops fall from high.
The weary moon begins to die,
As the city sings a silent lullaby.

The wind blows soft,
the leaves flow far.
The night falls and tumbles hard.
The stars align,
the moon now cries,
As the city sings a silent lullaby.

The sun slowly rises.
The stars slowly die.
The night loses feeling,
the day comes alive.
Morning creeps slowly,
night falls behind.
As the city sings a silent lullaby.
 167° 
Anton
I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ ᴇʏᴇs, ᴛʜᴇʏ sʜɪɴᴇ ʙʀɪɢʜᴛᴇʀ ᴛʜᴀɴ ᴛʜᴇ sᴜɴ ᴀʙᴏᴠᴇ ᴍᴇ,
I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʜᴏᴡ ʏᴏᴜ ʙʀɪɢʜᴛᴇɴ ᴍʏ ᴅᴀʏ ᴡɪᴛʜ ɪᴛ,

I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ Sᴍɪʟᴇ, ɪᴛ's sᴏ ᴄᴀɴᴅɪᴇᴅ ʏᴏᴜ ᴍᴀᴋᴇ ᴍᴇ ᴅʀᴏᴏʟ,
I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʜᴏᴡ ᴄᴏᴜɴᴛᴀɢɪᴏᴜs ɪᴛ ɪs,

I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ ʜᴀɪʀ, ᴛʜᴇʏ ᴍᴀʏ ɴᴏᴛ ʙᴇ ᴀs ᴘʟᴇɴᴛʏ ᴀs ᴛʜᴇʏ sʜᴏᴜʟᴅ ʙᴇ,
I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʜᴏᴡ ɪᴛ ᴍᴀᴋᴇs ᴍᴇ ᴡᴀɴɴᴀ ғᴏɴᴅʟᴇ ɪᴛ ᴇᴀɢᴇʀʟʏ,

I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ sᴍᴇʟʟ, ᴛʜᴏᴜɢʜ ɪ ᴍᴀʏ ʙᴇ ᴊᴜsᴛ sᴏᴍᴇ ᴏғ ʏᴏᴜʀ ᴘᴇʀғᴜᴍᴇ,
I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ sᴍᴇʟʟ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ɪᴛ ᴍᴀᴋᴇs ᴍᴇ ᴡᴀɴɴᴀ ʙʀᴇᴀᴛʜ ɪɴ ᴇᴠᴇʀʏ ᴘɪᴇᴄᴇ ᴏғ ʏᴏᴜ,

I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ ʙᴏᴅʏ, I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ ᴜɴɪǫᴜᴇ ᴘʜʏsɪǫᴜᴇ, ᴄᴜʀᴠᴇs ᴀɴᴅ ᴀɢʟᴇs,
I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ɪᴛ ᴡʜᴇɴ ʏᴏᴜ ɪᴛ ᴄʟᴏsᴇ ᴛᴏ ᴍɪɴᴇ ᴡʜᴇɴᴇᴠᴇʀ I ᴇᴍʙʀᴀᴄᴇ ʏᴏᴜ,

I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ ʟɪᴘs ᴀɴᴅ ʜᴏᴡ ᴍᴜᴄʜ ᴛʜᴇʏ ᴜᴛᴛᴇʀ sᴏ ᴍᴜᴄʜ ʙᴇᴀᴜᴛɪғᴜʟ ᴡᴏʀᴅs,
I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ ʟɪᴘs ᴇsᴘᴇᴄɪᴀʟʟʏ ᴡʜᴇɴ ᴛʜᴇʏ ᴘʀᴏɴᴏᴜɴᴄᴇ ᴛʜᴇ ᴛʜᴇ ᴡᴏʀᴅs "I Lᴏᴠᴇ Yᴏᴜ"

I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜʀ sᴏᴜʟ ᴀɴᴅ ᴛʜᴇ ᴡʜᴏʟᴇ ʏᴏᴜ,
I ʟᴏᴠᴇ ʜᴏᴡ ʏᴏᴜ ᴘʀᴏᴠᴇ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ʏᴏᴜ ʟᴏᴠᴇᴅ ᴍᴇ ᴛᴏᴏ.
 149° 
Rachel Rickerman
Nihilism,
there's nothing like it.
Marriage,
as the ritualistic dance of death.
Illusory,
a desire not to know they self.
Superimpose,
the power one onto the other.
Disillusioned,
a hope for love therein.
Cutting ties,
with the real source of love.
Confusing,
Hell for Heaven-union in separation.
Nothing,
nothing at all is here.
Reality,
is on the other side.
Love,
is freedom.
 144° 
Marie-Lyne
12
We think too much of what we want to become
Instead of searching for what satisfies our soul
 137° 
Rizna M Rameez
At times,
It all boils down to this,
In a world of advantages and disadvantages,
Justice and injustice,
We question our entitlement,

But,
Knowledge is key,
so the question is,
What Is The Price Of Ignorance?
!5.10.2019 - Sometimes we ask whether things are fair, we blame our ignorance. Aside from stubbornness, if we didn't take the effort to seek the truth, then, we'd have to pay the price of ignorance.
 131° 
Traveler
To and fro I travel
Yet I find no place to rest
My heart is but a shadow
Darkness with a breath

Home is but a memory
As I lay upon hard ground
And dream of ancient glories
When I was once renowned

Now I am forgotten
Demonized by lore
Cast into a hell dimension
Just beyond life's door...
Traveler Tim
 119° 
Sekani
At first we shared different chemistry through pretence.
At last I am creeping into ur art.
I think it wasn't unpretty to spend time with such fantasy.
The fun in ur laughter, I am yet to understand the mystery.
At first we shared similar frame work to win shady time.
At last I am burning down the interest to break more ice on the long run.
I just felt my mind playing tricks on me.
I just felt my heart becoming a lucid jeers.
I don't think the heart can share a second wind when it's all said and done.
from my new song
 112° 
deyrah
Don't be fooled please...
Romeo and Juliet wasn't a romantic story.
It ended in tears...
Just like where we are headed!
 104° 
Matthew
We are all shells of pain 
and if you get close enough
you can hear an ocean of misery.
 87° 
Lamar Cole
Like the birds sing a sweet song.
Like the rivers strum a lovely tune.
Like the stars serenade the moon.
Like flowers look so pretty in June.

Like water makes violets grow.
Like winter brings flaky snow.
This is true and no jest.
Love is the blueprint for happiness.
 85° 
Manan sheel
Sometimes, I feel
that the modern world
has traded love, for clarity...

has traded flowery gardens,
for deserts.
has traded stars,
for a picture of stars.
has traded dance and songs,
for analysis.
has traded ecstasy,
for mere control.
has traded heart,
for mind.

has traded life,
for death...

© Manan sheel.
 80° 
Muzaffer
Love
Loyalty
Respect
Charismatic
Cultured
Romantic
Clever
Rich
Be­liever
Good person
Strong a *****..



Select several by age range.
They all poison you.:))
Best regards..
 74° 
Jo Pietersen
the wrong one
will find you in peace
and end up leaving you in pieces

only the right one
can find you in pieces
and guide you to peace
 65° 
melanie jackson
i sit alone
in a room full of people
i observe the groups
they laugh, they talk
i sit silently trapped
inside a cell i made myself
inside my head
i scream wanting to leave
wanting someone to save me
but lower i fall
i can fake a smile
fake a laugh but
what no one sees is the girl inside
but still i say i'm living
i can say i'm fine
but one day
when im older
i will defeat depression
 62° 
Lemon
and i miss that feeling,
i miss that time,
i miss my love,
and i miss those eyes.
 60° 
sepehr
I miss your laugh
I miss your glistening eyes under the summer sun
I miss your smell
I miss everything that we used to do
I miss your face
I miss planning our future together under the immense starry night

What happened to us?
Why did you change?
Why did you leave me, broken;
Shattered like a mirror glass?
 58° 
Traveler
Whether a comma, or colon:
Punctuation slows my rolling
I need no period. When I end
no Capitalization when I begin
Rulelessly I flow my art
  Not a single!
Explanation mark
Are you not the one
Who'll know?
Where a question mark
No longer goes

Warp the structure
Bend the lines
Put in repeat
Let emotion unwind
Make yourself
Your poetry's the best
Be your own ruler
Pass your own test

Take your own road
Where ever it leads
Lover or hater
It's all poetry!
Traveler Tim
Hay
No matter who you are
You have my deepest respect
I love you all!!

Welcome aboard newbies!!!

Who said explanation marks were merely laughing at your own joke?!

Actually my grand daughter gave me this poem!
 54° 
Butterfly
The only art I'm good at, is the art of being lonely.
I painted something at 3am in the morning and I don't want questions, only compliments.
 52° 
Dan Hess
There is a certain comfort
in the sound of trees
dancing in the breeze,
mingling their leaves,
stuck in the ground
but tasting
what it means to be free.
 51° 
sandra wyllie
the way they ought to be -
Sometimes within lies deepest doubt.
A sapling before an abundant fruit tree!

Sometimes not ripe for the picking.
Hard and small, initially unformed.
Sometimes, a different way of thinking.
Before you see it transformed!

Sometimes the hardest shell -
Bears the softest fruit.
Sometimes we think we know it well.
That's when we stop the pursuit.
 48° 
Adrasteia
she spent her nights
at the bar
kissing strangers
doing a tango with the bed sheets
just so her heart could feel a little more full
her bed a little less empty
 47° 
e l l
you ask me if i love you.
so i say
“i feel like i do.”
but sometimes my feelings lie to me
and i don’t want to do that to you.
 46° 
Kevarie O Leslie
If darkness didn’t exist we wouldn’t notice the radiant beautiful stars
Be like the stars an let your light shine when life seems dark
Greetings Kings & Queens
I truly hope all is well
 44° 
georgia
im sorry that i was nervous.

im sorry i didn’t say the things i want to. i wanted you, i really did, but now i fear you’ve given up on me and what we could have been.

i can’t help the way i get sometimes. and self sabotage seems to be all im capable of.
 44° 
Steve
Because the earth’s round
Doesn’t mean it’s  having a ball.

Because waves crash
Doesn’t mean that they aren’t in control.

Because the sea is deep
Doesn’t mean that it’s thoughtful

Because land meets the sea
Doesn’t mean that they agree

Because you float my boat
Doesn’t make me the captain.
Five little ten worders to ponder.
 41° 
sepehr
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 41° 
sophia
A special person,
A special face,
Someone I love,
And can never be replaced.
i have a special person.
 40° 
Birds keeper
I sail alone on the hopeless sea
With just the stars to fill my view
You are a firework that lit up my sky
now the smoke is just the memory of you

In that moment, you gave me sight
But now it’s darker than before
My lonesome shadow adjusts in my eye
just me and the stars, forevermore
 40° 
Blckstr
If you could read my mind,
You’d see a thousand papers
Filled with broken poetries
And deadbeat proses
Full of woeful verses
With mournful pieces
Of unfinished stories
That are yet to be written
And failed to be spoken;
If you could read my mind,
You’d hear horrible screams
And earsplitting weeps
From shattered dreams,
Kept in a nasty notepad,
Scribbled on a bed
Of bloodstained words,
Ringing in my head.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see the shadows
That lurk within me;
You’d hear the bellows,
Screeching the words
“I’m tired,”
“I’m a failure,”
“I’m stupid –”
I know it sounds stupid,
It’s pathetically foolish
And seems too *******.
If you could read my mind,
You’d feel the tears
I had ever failed to cry;
You’d see the people
That make the weak weaker;
You’d see the monsters
That consume my head;
You’d hear the hollers
That failed to be freed;
You’d see the heart
That still bleeds and bleeds.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see the face
I’ve failed to show back then,
The face I’ve faked back then.
If you could read my mind,
You’d see a character
I had ever failed to become
If you could read my mind,
You’d be able to read
A book you never wished
To touch and read,
But sometimes I still wish
Someone could read my mind.
 40° 
Charles KC Aiken
I miss her laugh
Her body
Her kiss
Branching out a tree
releases leaves, leaves
behind its verdant sleeves
stands e x p o s e d
to brittle breeze
wonders at this, how
a tree is a tree with no leaves
for he believes all trees have leaves
and to be a tree that must be
and sees not that he is tree
when all his leaves leave, beneath  

His crisis shelf
I sit naked on the ground
with strips of me around
and no sense of being self.  

I try to love what I am not.
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