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 1130° 
James Cavet
Perfect yellow;
light of my life.
Hard waves of water
in my pool.
You fit the description.
I saw you do it:
push me in;
leave me vulnerable
out in the sun.

Only yourself.
Only myself
but we are still one.
Must be a lie.
We were never
a shining star.
Do you swear to
tell the truth?

Against all odds.
Breaking my hand;
breaking through to
the next great thing.
Looks like the old thing
but I know it's new,
just like you
and maybe me.
 871° 
Patrick Harrison
depression comes
like a roaring wave
to wash me away.
 581° 
Ashlyn Yoshida
There's a world of pain waiting for us outside of that door.

You ready?
 552° 
The Untold
I wish someday
I'll be considered old enough
To feel.
To feel love
To feel emotion
To feel hurt.
By then I'll be long dead.
 543° 
Sadie Grace
She wished to paint with watercolors
because they bled all over the paper
Like her emotions bled all out of her wrists
but never out of her mouth

She wished there was a way to be beautiful
and still tell the truth of her messy, wild life

She was reaching for her razor blade
When the watercolors called to her
There is a better way
There is an easier way than this, they whispered
She wanted to believe it
but didn't know if it was worth the risk
didn't want to look weak

There was no pain involved in this new way
Only beauty bleeding from her heart
Instead of her skin
Was it worth it?
to leave paint stains rather than scars on her arms
 439° 
Corrinne Shadow
Up!
Down.
Up!
Down.
Bouncing
Back and Forth.
My mood bounced up!
My mood crashed down.
The knife
Went back and forth.
I'm sorry I'm sorry I'm sorry
 406° 
Manboipoet
Italy for the pasta
Bora Bora for the sea
Paris for the romance
Thailand for the beach
Brazil for the carnivals
India for the tea
Carribean for the chicken
Argentina for the beef
The list could go on
But anywhere with you
Is the most wonderful place to be
Inspired by:
Those moments where it doesn’t matter what you do or where you go but it’s the people you’re surrounded by that truly make the experience what it is
 330° 
Ellis Holden
my words may always sound pretty
but sometimes i'm afraid they're only hollow
 278° 
Senita
My tummy makes a huge sound;
It makes the people look around..
 205° 
Sab
Ray of sunlight hits —
Burning my skin through my soul
Ashes flew up to the sky.
 135° 
Mpho
The darkest hours are
succeeded by
the brightest day.
Even in hard times,
there is light
somewhere
along the way.
Just follow your heart
and I promise you
will never be
led astray.
 119° 
Ayla
What if it all turned out fine?
What if you let yourself feel alive?
This hiding and
these walls
aren't helping you keep together
as much as
they have been tearing you apart.

What if it all turned out fine?
What if the next time you open your eyes
you ignite?
After all,
you only get to have one life.
Keep believing,
you have the power to move on from your strife.
 108° 
Jace Joesph
Late after we're all gone to bed
I'd always find myself awake
With my ears being mistreated
Didn't mean to hear evils spill

I tried my best to go to sleep

But each night tears were shed
I heard everything slowly break
When daddy admitted he cheated
Then mama could only shrill

Yet all I wanted was sleep

Once more daddy had gone and fled
Left mama to feel the same heartache
Because history had surely repeated
As it was that night life lost it's thrill

Then I cried myself to sleep
One wonders if you even care
That none will miss you when you're gone
And if you're even capable
Of imagining for other minds
That they perhaps exist at all
So lost in solipsistic fantasy
Are you
'Tis true!
One absolutely has to doubt
Your ability to fathom object permanence
It may or may not be
A mental station possible
For you to reach
As your mask of sanity
Is so threadbare seeming
Yes indeed...
 73° 
Ellie Sutton
The creak of a spine
And scent of a musty page
Intoxicates me
 71° 
Addison Hubbs
after the noose, pills, or blade,
i will once again be your phantasm
and i will tear you apart
just as you tore me
i'm sorry, logan
 68° 
JaxSpade
I made a mistake
I meant to be perfect

But I colored outside the lines
On purpose

I crossed the line
That meant to keep the lines inside

Because I'm not supposed to do it
 61° 
Color
there is so much living to be done
so much love to be felt
so much sadness to overcome
 59° 
OrcasTogether
Where have all the flowers gone?
Their delicate petals have withdrawn
They’ve curled up, like they are scared
Their bright colors no longer flared

Where have all the waters gone?
They no longer gleam at dawn
The river and the streams run dry
Leaving the many fish to die

Where have all wildlife gone?
The subtle birds and the baby faun
The chitter and chatter leave only an trace
Of the wonders that have been erased

Where has all the sunlight gone?
It used to wake at morn and yawn
Only a memory of warmth upon my skin
A ghost of what things have been

— OrcasTogether
Nature is failing and we must save it.
 58° 
Samriddhi Arya
Broken,
What a strange things?
Light shines through the crack of things are broken.
Broken,
What a strange concept?
The most beautiful words are always flowed from the most broken soul.
Broken,
What a strange concept?
There's a beauty in broken things even light has to be fractured to make colors.
*Broken is a temporary state for humans,
Broken never existed to begin with.
Hii guy it's my first poetry 💖
 52° 
Owen
Kissing wounds,
I'll stop the bleeding.
Sooth your pain.
I'll stay
as long as you desire.
Keeping the cuts clean.
When you heal,
please,
oh please,
dont rip me off.
I always wonder if I'm just a temporary fix.
 51° 
Bunny Rubinstein
I have kissed boys

Girls

People in between

But lately I have been kissing bottles

Their lips are colder than yours

But slowly I have realized that the pounding headache when I wake is less hurtful than the shattering in my chest

Yet as these toxins rush through my veins

I can't help but miss the tracing of your fingers along my skin

Miss the numbness of the world when you lie with me

But when I wake I remember that a headache is treated with an aspirin

While heartache

Well if you have a cure for Heartache let me know
 49° 
Rupert Pip
Break my bones;
cut my throat.
Pull me open,
learn the ropes.

Breath me in;
taste the fear.
Shank my skin;
stand and cheer.

Kick my head;
let me bleed.
Unbolt my veins;
enjoy the read.

Gouge my eyes;
punch my face.
Wrap me up
in your embrace.
Get to know me like I do you; inside and out.
 47° 
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
 44° 
Aleka
You
Your touch
burns my skin,
as hot as a blazing fire
Your words,
pierce my heart
just like a sharp dagger
Your eyes,
undress my soul,
gently and effortlessly.
You,
wander through my mind,
at any moment and any time.
 43° 
Ron
Today I banished the quiet,
from within my noisy my kitchen.
Not a trivial matter at all,
As I pondered the sounds they make,
For fruit on the counter to ripen.
Apples, pears, peaches, plums,
They all laughed quiet, they all played dumb,
So placing my hands on a knife so dull,
I sliced into that quiet fruit,
A quiet that has now been silenced,
Within my noisy kitchen.
 43° 
John White
I just want it to end.

The hopelessness, the fear,
the constant critic in my head:
I've lived with them all for too long.

All I've ever known is this war, this endless battle.
There's nothing wrong with wanting it to end.
To wish that it didn't is cruel.

But why can't the best solution be the simplest?
Why do I have to keep fighting?

At times it's deafening,
and I'm so exhausted.

Why can't I just lay down in no man's land
and let this battle fall silent around me?

Why can't that be the end?

Because... I'll never know what's possible.
 38° 
David Lessard
I used to read your poems
but lately you don't write
you're silent and aloof
you know that isn't right.
You can't close a door once opened
you can't abolish all your dreams
you're a poet of the heart
mustn't fall apart at the seams.
Say what you can in words
they speak the message true
spoken from the heart
the poems will see you through.
A hermit's not your style
a recluse, you are not
never give up writing
of things that you've been taught.
I used to read your poems
I'd read them once again
if you would send them out
(this one's from a poet friend)
 37° 
CJ Tims
I am ashamed
At how broken i am.
I apologize
For the amount of stress
I may cause in the midst of your
Efforts of trying to keep me held together.
I apologize
that i continue to fall apart
Before your glue has time to dry.
I apologize
That every time you pick a piece of me up,
Yet another breaks.
I am trying.
You are fixing me slower than i am breaking,
And i am ashamed.
Thank you.
Thank you for not giving up
On a broken piece of nothing.
 37° 
Danielle L Cook
i taste ashes on my tongue
my will drained like wine
on a wednsday night

i still feel so numb
my motivation dies like vines
left to wither with no light
this is a warning to my future self, but it also feels like dejavu
 37° 
Verdant Quo
like water
I poured myself into her until she was overflowing at the brim

like reinforced steel
I bridged my heart to hers and welded myself to her soul

like the sun
I filled myself with light to cover her darkness

like a blanket
I shielded her from the harsh world underneath the covers

like magnets
I orbited her aura until we inevitably collided

like a seed
I felt myself growing up from her

Then, like an idiot
I could tell she felt nothing.
 36° 
loveless
And over time,
My pen stopped bleeding
But my heart didn't
 36° 
jules
the beauty of the forest
calms my spirit
with every step i take
closer and closer
towards the path
i was meant to walk on
 35° 
Serendipity
I loved her
before
I even
met her.
 34° 
Sabika H
Within the seconds between night
And day,
In dusk and in dawn,
I dwell in the grey
And balance the moon and the sun.
 34° 
Julianna
I just want to lie here
but you signal a new day
I try to shut you out
in every possible way

I pull the covers above my head
I bury my face in the bed.
I clamp my eyes closed,
yet you make me sleep in throws.

I will not wake to a new day
as hopeless as the rest
I do not want to see the sunrise
please just let it set

I do not want to wake
just to see my hands shake
just to see my soul break
I have nothing of this day to make.

Please just let me lie here
as the sun streams in
Please just let me cry here
as the sun streams in
 34° 
NITIN MUKESH
Our most clear and beautiful image
Is situated in our heart and imaginations..
So I say-
Be that, you are in your imaginations
You will be unique
                                 S. Nitin Mukesh..
Most of peoples have a glorious image of themselves in their imagination they should try to be that
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