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 1047° 
chris
because human lives are so short
that you have to speak your mind
as soon as you want to.

you'll wind up losing the chance
to do it forever if you don't.
 1030° 
Eternity
is it a dream
or a nightmare...

seeing your face
in my reverie...
Honestly, what is it to be having it... suddenly ?
 1020° 
Audrey
you stopped the bleeding-
the pulsative nature of my heart

you cut the veins and tied them into knots
a gallon of morphine -
never enough

You made rose gardens out of marrow
and comedy shows out of love

you stopped the bleeding
I stopped the beating
we got even
and lost it all.
 823° 
Jason Adriel
tonight i am plagued
with self doubt
and anxiety

i want to exist
quietly
gently
for you

with you

but love's become
an impossibility

life's become
an impossibility

because of me.

because of me.
anxiety
 719° 
jia m
i’m an
ordinary person
i lie
not all the time
but when
you think
i am
i just have
a lot
of things
to say.
idk i think one of my friend thinks i always lie. nah man, i ain’t no liar, just got a lot of things to say and i’m not good at explaining ://
 411° 
Redroses
Still love you
Even i know
You won't
 327° 
Riley
What equals Fear?
Rejection.

What equals Rejection?
Fear.

What equals Love?
Jealousy.

What equals Jealousy ?
Not love? Again fear?

Is this some paradox based on the thin line between love and hate?

I just wanna tell you I'm sorry for being envious.
I didn't want that.
I didn't even know I wanted only You.

I underestimated myself.
I can move on now.
The lesson is clear.
I just need to remove the Fear.
From You.
Myself.
 315° 
Max
Her words pour like gasoline

And my fist impacts the brick wall in the moonlight
Bone shards splinter like firework sparks
Sets her words alight, they stick to me

My life is approaching its ******

A Gunpowder Crescendo
 240° 
Cody Smith
Head in the clouds
Bowing
Lilting wings
Wilting will
Dry drowning

Dull dulcet pulse
Dying
Strung out
Wrung out
And drying
 238° 
Night Sky
i just realized
how much anxiety
the numbers on the clock
really give me
i feel like i never have enough time anymore
 231° 
Issy
tears glisten in the moonlight,
but it shines too bright.
blocking out reality,
and the sad fatality.
of my heart,
and it's broken parts.
 150° 
Carolina
A blink of words
That can't be said
Or even be written
She is her own poem of thousand words


She is fierce and gentle
All at once
She's a song
An unending, Beautiful song.  


She is a sparkle
She is a shine
She is the only thing
That i want to call mine

She is my everyday
And my every night
She is every morning
And my every twilight


She is all i know
She is all i see
She is a sweet melody
She is my unmatching rhythm


She is the firefly dancing in the moonlight
 142° 
putiira
if they say a one-word poem,
i'll write your name...
 126° 
Genie
I hear its love when I see the stars in your eyes
I hear its love when I see the sun on your face
I hear its love when I think of you on Stormy days
I hear its love when I stare into your eyes
But when I put extra efforts to stay
Away from you
Does it mean I'm not in love with you?
 110° 
Mamta Wathare
You can raise your voice
As loudly as you please
I will only let my silence speak
My silence is louder than your noise
 107° 
AMU
Take your time
Be kind
Turn problems
Into benefits
And become what
Others couldn’t achieve
 105° 
BeautifullyBroken
Love is free
take what you need
just don't
Leave me broke
 97° 
Christina
i met you
as the leaves fell
and the sky turned grey

the world grew cold
as my heart turned warm

i missed you
as the leaves grew back
and the sky turned blue

the world grew warm
as my heart turned cold
 91° 
Lara Volkova
I plan to see you today
I plan to bury you, my friend
A better version of an old poem I named “Tuesday”. Never published.
 87° 
Violet Bliss
I’m a smiler, always have been
All different kinda smiles
But this one, this one is different
This smile I carry with me today
Its a keeper
 76° 
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
 72° 
Ashly Kocher
Mascara tears run down my face
Making a mask to hide the pain
My hands cupped as I catch the drops
Overflowing onto my lap
No single tear is ever the same
Swirling patterns, my tears will make
Thick, dark and watery rain
Mascara tears, I cry, painting an emotional scene
Covered in darkness but will soon see the light
When I’m able to wipe away my fright
Maybe it’s not sadness
Maybe it’s just me
Being able to live and set myself free
Mascara tears run down my face
Soon I’ll be able to remove the mask
Showing off my beautiful face
 72° 
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.
 72° 
New Genesis
She moved slowly in observance
Her silent stares made me nervous
When will she pounce?
She wants to be chased
I got lost in the race
When I broke her heart,
I couldn’t look her in the face
 67° 
Cné
~
Love's only weakness
Is also its greatest strength:
It defies reason

~
My thoughts on Valentine’s Day
 66° 
Milton Robertson
When we were peewee, even before we could see

there was put forth a decree for a live that shall span

from ocean to ocean, from sea to sea, made in Heaven

and shall always be twix you and me.

It's Destiny.
 65° 
ArielMarriel
They will tell you
All poetry has been written
There is nothing new
Under the moon
But let me tell you
They don’t know you
You are as unique
As the DNA that exists
Within your frame
The ripples on your thumbprint
No one ever had the same.

Listen...

You have something to say
Say it proudly
Say it boldly
Never let them scold you.

Never let them make you go away.
I love it when someone tells me to keep writing. You should keep writing too!
 54° 
Kurt Philip Behm
You’re desperately lost,
writing your way into the madness

Each word a false beacon,
your hopes to decry

You’re desperately lost,
searching the caves of your memory

Delusion the caretaker,
your verses to lie

You’re desperately lost,
as every voice now deserts you

Time running backwards,
the heat turned up high

You’re desperately lost,
as the Sirens misguide you

The torch of the demon
—burning darkly inside

(Dreamsleep: February, 2020)
 54° 
Emily
2am
It’s too late
3am
It’s too late
4am
It’s too late
5.. Stop
You should’ve taken your pills.
It’s too late now.
It wasn’t too late the first time.
I needed to wake up early
You needed to sleep
I take my pills.
2pm
3pm
4pm
5.. What happened?
 54° 
moon child
"I'm an open book"
She says

Written in
code.
 49° 
MarieAnna
Be careful what they wish for they said.
Why is it when people get everything they want.
They’re more sad then they were to begin with.

It’s because most of the people I know.
Lack what they need.
Reality is falling.
So am I.

To my demise.
 49° 
ok okay
So many people focus on finding love
I'm too busy finding myself
 47° 
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
 46° 
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.
 44° 
MawaLin
And when you left
I overwatered all your flowers
 43° 
Alexandra Provan
I once read
That if you still love someone
You don’t leave
I guess that’s why I end up here
Every time
Always so desperate
To keep a fire burning
That I’ll set myself alight.

I’m learning the hard way
That it isn’t always right
Love isn’t a vessel
Within which everything else can survive
Sometimes it’s too much
The trauma
The pain
The fight
Sometimes a surrender
Is the only way out alive
And our broken parts were too heavy
For us to ever learn how to fly
I’m sorry that I couldn’t save us
God knows
I tried.
 42° 
A to Z
i don't pay attention to the world slowly ending.
it has ended for me many times
and began again in morning.
 42° 
Lemonade
she is a happy ending,
not everyone can wait for.
 42° 
Thunderstorm
the breaking
of
one wave
could never
explain
the entire
ocean
 39° 
Emily
You don't know
why the dog is
afraid of you:
I do.
You don't like the fear? Do something about it.
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