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 853° 
saint
remember to never ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever
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compare yourself
 443° 
yasmin
Everything you hate in others
lives deep down
inside of you.

Find him.
Find yourself.
 367° 
Jon York
HATE   has   4   letters,
so does LOVE.  ENEMIES
has  7  letters,  so   does
FRIENDS.   LYING  has  5
letters,  so  does  TRUTH.

NEGATIVE  has  8  letters,
so  does  POSITIVE.

UNDER  has  5  letters, so
does  ABOVE.  CRY  has
3  letters,  so  does   JOY.
ANGER  has  5  letters, so
does  HAPPY.  

Do you think that this is just a coincidence?

RIGHT  has  5  letters, so
does  WRONG.   HURT
has 4 letters, so does HEAL.

Not all storms come to
disrupt your life, some
come to clear your path.

Life is a double edged
sword, exceed your expectations,
dance the night away,
be your best self.
Don't look back.

Some people feel the rain,
others  just  get  wet, so
just do what makes your
soul shine.                                                                          Jon York   2019
Love is free,
If it's a trade it's not love, it's a trade.
It's priceless,
You try to pay for love,
You work tirelessly but it just doesn't pay off.
Love must flow,
It's already in perspective,
It can not be forced.
 240° 
Julie
i wish you saw the beauty i see in you
you are like the ocean
full of mystery
and emotions that soar high
like tidal waves
yet your tranquility
can calm any storm
even the one within me
 240° 
Ugo Victor
I can't get it out of my head
I think it's my fault
No one person can be this wrong
All of the time

The calls
unreturned
Messages in the morning
unreplied by evening
I love you has never sounded so strange;
so forced

Yet in all of this
Why is sorry
The only thing you can say to me
 185° 
café
the more sleepless days
I spend awake
eyes closed

I realize the night is short
the morning will rise and haunt me
 156° 
Jordan
My inner child cry's
I slowly fade away
Like evaporated water
Melancholic music depression and suicide
All too familiar
To be left alone in silence as I fade away
 125° 
Mudashi
I wish the world would give me one more chance
To paint outside the lines;
and have purple cows and red seas,
and green faces, and blue trees.
I wish the world would give me one more chance
To live through every minute of my dreams
With no worries, no fears;
No pressure, no tears,
I wish the world would give me one more chance
But this time make it a little bit better,
Cause I really hate it here.
 91° 
Laiba
What I really want
What I really really want
Is to die
I HATE LIFE
 91° 
UV
We are left with the tameable
Cause that's what it took to survive
The one's with the true message
Couldn't bear to be here now
The youth with all the purpose
Are muted in the dark
The crowds that stick around
Are faded, broken down.

I don't know what this is,
A prayer, poem, a song
With all the early graves
With all the good men in the ground
I guess my heart needs consoling,
So I write to remember
This is what it took to survive.

-UV
 85° 
Anka
Nights may seem long,
but day must come eventually.
 85° 
Khoi-San
It takes infinitely longer
walking back
still history records our steps
discovers our roots
and knows our archetypes
 82° 
jasmine
crazy me
crazy you
crazy one
crazy two
crazy three
crazy-
BOOM!
"No more crazy for you~"
whoopsie. guess im gone
 75° 
David P Carroll
Your lips kissable I adore,

I love kissing them,

Your bright smile,

Your the women I truly love,

You make my heart sing
And dance,

Your truly beautiful and pretty,

Sweet so true,That's why I love you.....

You inspire me every day..
You do.... You truly impress me I'm in love,

And that's why I'll be forever in Love With You......
True Love
 75° 
Gavin
I cough words
onto a page,
and hold it up to the world.
They call it art, they call it poetry.
 73° 
Osiria Melody
I
I am more than what others         say
I am more than what others               think
I am more than what others        do
I am more than what others                 feel
I am more than what others      perceive

I am what I           say
I am what I           think
I am what I           do
I am what I           feel
I am what I           perceive

If I do not fit into society's construct,
Then so be it–conventional mules
Being happy for myself is most important
After all, I am my own advocate for the choices
That I make, and that no one can take that away

I
            Am
                             My
          ­                                  Self
                          ­                                     I



Melody
11/16/19
:)
 66° 
D A W N
u admired me
from a distance.
and when
we
were 2 feet away from
eachother
only then i had
noticed you
fell in love
with me
i miss my old school a lil but i dont have any regrets moving to a new one. Ive been more confident of being who i am now than i was back then
 64° 
Kyla Mae
Let the

Loneliness

Makes you

Happy
3rd :)
 61° 
Tobe Rune
Google maps says
it will take me
21 days to
walk to you.
Just enough time
to break the habit
of thinking
that I need to.
 61° 
clxrion
Orange earplugs, pill-shaped, one pair:
for use when pretending the neighbours' furniture-dragging is comforting invariably fails.

White humidifier, cylindrical, spewing vapour:
twenty minutes per cycle. Each manual reset is a life lost and there is no Player Two.

Day curtains, thick and heavy, one set:
to evade the pincer of lunar Cyclops' glare and unblinking orange streetlights.

E5:E2: the projection clock spits on the wall, fresh red and upside down:
it's almost midnight. I shall feign death until the whirring in my head dies.
 58° 
JP
Man
was carrying
all the combined DNA
of the animal
Even knowing
he kills animal for fun
why
he is feeling
they are distance relative
Suppose
If he is gradually
born out of other animal
in order to reach human rather
than from woman
Then
He would have allowed
other animal to survive..
her philosophical mind
utterly wishes the world
would offer chances
for her to be rather than just show’s crew
and the long gap between rises and sets
she wants to paint the road vibrant
only if they could translate
the colors of her brain.
 54° 
T
I pray that I stay open
And I don’t believe in God
But anything to keep from closing
 53° 
Adrasteia
You played me like a poker game
Your love was a bad hand of cards
“Bet it all”
Said the dealer
“Be my queen of hearts”
I handed myself over
Hoping I’d be enough
I wish I could’ve seen it
I wish I called your bluff
 52° 
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!
 51° 
Benzene
a
  poet's words
are their
    organs

   that

they
    donate
to

    the world
 50° 
Nolan Morris
For what it's worth
      it could be otherwise

A gray day colored green
      beneath a cold blue sky
 49° 
mjad
just for a moment
i step inside
i kiss one guy
i turn around
close the door
and kiss one more
 47° 
Chloe Haas
My periods turn to semicolons
My suicide notes to poetry
My goodbyes become hellos
The blades turn to sunflowers
And the bullets, a rose
My heart still is broken
But the pieces have been found
Death isn’t for me anymore
What is, in the here and now
I still don’t feel enough
But I am alive
And that’s enough to say
Today is not the day I die.
 44° 
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
 43° 
chris
you are a safe place for me
your arms are a cavern for me to hide in
your hands are ivy wrapped around me
i sleep in your ribs
for a crush
 42° 
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.
 39° 
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.
 37° 
Mike Hauser
i think we took the wrong turn

which in turn turned us around

i'f we'd stayed the right course

we never would have found

the difficulty in living

adds measure to the strength

and if it weren't for mending

we'd never have that need
 37° 
sophia
Fake smile
Dried eyes
Scratched wrists
Bruised thighs
White pills
Rope tied
Gun loaded
SUICIDE.
 37° 
Matthew
1000 years have gone and went

What was Music to my ears
Is now

aids to my eyes.
 36° 
Maciej Miernik
Nothing much to say,
time flows at its fastest pace,
when I love you hard.
 35° 
Ashly Kocher
The moment when
Everything is
F
A
L
L
I
N
G
Apart
But yet it’s
F
A
L
L
I
N
G
Right
Into place
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