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 320° 
Oliver Alston
Time before the angels
Will scream for your name
To come and save us
Please
This is a never ending game
The life I live in
Is a painful one
Don’t expect me to be there for you
When I can’t even be there for myself
I reached for help
And made it worse
I tried to die
Over 5 times
Been through the bulling
And through the pain
When all I can do is scream your name
So take this time
To look at your life
Is it really worth dying
Or is it just a phase?
This is not to affect anyone or cause hate
 298° 
Sehar
just because the star-
fish can grow its arms back does
not mean it didn't hurt.
______________

even though scars heal
and wounds fade it doesn't mean I
will forget the pain.
haiku.
 214° 
A
one day
i might forget
the things you did
to me

and one day
i might not hate you
anymore

but when that day comes
i’m afraid
i might love you
all over again

a.g
 197° 
Chelsea Rae
I call you love

But not as an endearment.

I call you love

Because that is what you are.

We are all love

Walking around in a human form;

And one day we will return to love.
Spirit and Source <3
 189° 
maddie
if i gave myself
even half of the love i give you
i would be so happy
and confident too
 143° 
rose hopkins
I watched you
smiling blue eyes
animated
in conversation.
Sad, in my position
I watched everyone
but you ,
looked at me.
Contact !
Eye to eye.
Excited I looked away.

For weeks I held the memory.
 142° 
Victor D López
Las arenas del tiempo fluyen,
Cayendo hacia el olvido,
dejando algo atrás.
translated from my haiku "Life"
 113° 
Sarah Spencer
You see the slump in my shoulders
the way I carry myself
the burdens of boulders
that threaten my health.

When you ask what's wrong
I pull up my guard
don't want your pity or sad song
won't tell you why life's hard.

So if you want to know
I'll bottle it inside
wrap up all remains in a black bow
and tell you I'm fine.
 103° 
icarus
~

there is nothing more tragic
than the souls falling in love
simply at the wrong time


~
 101° 
Chelsea
Someone asked me to draw
Draw what heartbreak looks like
I finally got tired of drawing a broken heart
And I started drawing you
 88° 
Casey Rodger
I thank you for your patience
And all our conversations

I thank you for your time
You're the tequila to my lime

I'm greatful for your laugh
As we wonder down this path

I'm greatful for your love
You're the hand to my glove

I'll remember that you said
Sundays are spent in bed

I'll remember how you sigh
Every time we say goodbye

Its you i won't forget
As your path to death is set

Its you i will carry far
Always living in my heart

As i stay unto the end
Before your soul ascends

I'm thankful i could love you
And that you also love me too
Do you think a girl could love a boy who writes for her a million poems?  That's what I plan to do.
 73° 
Anya
Today my friend told me
I was acting strange
I gave her the
excuse
of a sugar high
But really,
...
I was just being
myself
 72° 
Woody
Sleepless
my head
filled
with
thoughts
like
tinnitus
a constant
ringing
into
emptiness
when it is
sleep
I wish
for infinite
quiet
on repeat
not death
just rest
and silent
angels
singing
while
I’m
sleeping.
This is where you say sueñas con los angelitos.
 68° 
Amanda Jane
mental illness is the
most expensive thing
i've ever owned but
never wanted
05/30/2016
 66° 
sydney
i laugh at the irony
that love broke my heart.
 56° 
DuBray
A man went crazy
Trying to rhyme
His poetry
To laps of the sea
 54° 
Carlo C Gomez
Time is always
the first one out the door
in the morning
 50° 
Rishabh Sharma
If it would happened the way I planned..
Then my life would be too perfect for this imperfect world
 50° 
Heather
The things you’ve said
The things that happened
Burned in my memories
I close my eyes
It all plays on repeat
Like a broken record
 49° 
Audrey
A poet is no more than a person
A mother
A daughter
A lover  
Someone needing release
Or someone needing to recover


It’s the art they create when that ball of ink or stick of led dances on the canvas they so perfectly prepared.
And when the end result and their purpose become perfectly paired.
 47° 
Noni Winters
I stumbled upon you
Like a child
that finds a pretty stone

Bewildered by your presence
I sat and admired
Counting your cracks
Caressing what makes you glitter

You stood infront of me
Bold and beautiful
Like nothing I'd ever seen

And as you gave me your attention
I think I misconstrued your intentions

I wanted to put you in my pocket
But you said no

So there you sit
Perfectly unpolished
A love

I can only visit
 46° 
katie
she’s everything i am,
and everything i could be
she gets tired and lonesome,
and she’s suffered for me

she’s strong and capable,
and someone i look up to
her unconditional love is powerful,
and she’s lessened every pain i’ve gone through

time after time again,
she’s forgiven my selfish ways
because she has always been a part of me,
and she’s always here to stay
a letter to myself
 46° 
Anmol Mago
Even in the
most lucid of my dreams

I just can't stop you
from
(leaving me alone)
dedicated to (you)
 46° 
George Gagnidze
I've been smart
And I've been dumb
And they are quite the same.

I've been talented
And not
But never tasted Fame.

I've been happy
I've been sad
I've been slim
And I've been fat

But I've never been a cat.

No, I haven't been a cat
And that is quite a shame.
 45° 
Lilah

as she trudged up the mountain
        ^
      / \
    /     \
  /         \
/             \
victory pulsing through her veins

badum badum badum badum

her eyes set intently on the peak

a deathly stare

she knew she could do anything

anything at all

she was anything but meek

this world is not for the meek
The line “this world is not from the meek” I took from a poem I wrote last school year called “Story of a Lonely Bird”.
 41° 
alaska jade
it’s a diamond December day
and you’re still on my mind
a continuation to my most popular poem.
 40° 
Jayne E
when I see you
petting your beloved cat
and the new big fluffy one
who recently adopted you
cat whisperer that you are
it's not exactly envy
that comes over me
yet I can't help it
when I see
your wonderful hands
in caress
but wish
they were stretching and bending
stroking and tickling
me
discovering
all my hidden places
that when caressed
make me purr
A rough first draft...
 39° 
Jack
I'm jealous of the rain
It gets close to you
Closer than I ever will
It touches your skin
It combs your hair
It comes when you're sad
It stays when you're happy
I love you but you don't love me
So I say
I'm jealous of the rain
Sorry I haven't written anything as of late. I have been really busy with school. I really hope you enjoy.
Edit: thanks for the comments the original song is Jealous by Labirinth
 38° 
Dylan Mcconnell
just because i don't fit into your hands
doesn't mean
i don't fit into my own
 38° 
Em
and if love could talk
i don’t think she would
i don’t think she could
she knows
there are no words to explain
what has happened
she would just hold me
stroke my cheek
and let her tears
do the talking
-i hate to see her cry
~e.m
 38° 
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° 
Truckaduk
These delicate woods
Whispering many secrets
I want to live here
 37° 
Jayden McKinney
Always caught in the middle,
With no escape,
Why can’t I just live my life without all the pain?
 37° 
Jacob Pitcher
We all get lost sometimes,
trying to follow a stream of lightbulbs
flickering on in our heads
that lead to a place where you can unlock your heart.
 37° 
Michael Edwards
.
She had a seductive pout
Which excited me - I admit it
I thought I might take her out
And just one bullet did it.
 37° 
Sunny
Two texts
Two calls

And yet,
I got no reply
at all.

You left me here
to over think and cry,
And drink
Like why, will I
Never be an important reason
you pick up the phone
When I’m calling?

All this falling for nothing.

Always,
Sunny
answer the phone when I call
She takes the stand
With the voice of millions on her back
And speaks the fact that we all know,
far too well to be true -                  
                                           Me too.

She is heard but not believed,
She is heard with faith deceived .

When will it be enough -
Is one in six not enough ?
Is one sister, one friend
still - not enough?

one colleague, one mother, one wife, one lover -
one teacher, one doctor, one preacher, one author -
one husband, one son, one brother.
Which one will it take, to stop
the non-consensual clock
and make us realise that -

Time. Is. Up.
 36° 
annie rose
im over it.
please stop haunting my mind.

when im happy.
when im sad.
when im angry.
when im feeling.

please stop.
when im trying to sleep
after a long day, week, month.

you appear yet arent here.
so please go away.
and stay away.

- i miss you and i hate it
 36° 
abbey
u have fire at ur fingertips,
fire on ur lips,
ready to burn me with ur touch,
make me melt with ur words.

u have oceans in ur eyes,
ready to drown me with just a glance,
ready to fill my lungs with salt water when i breathe u in.
 33° 
Ariana Bagley
I love him
I tell myself
I know that
We will be together forever
I don’t believe that
We could be separated
My thoughts tell me that
He’s the love of my life
Sometimes my heart lies and says
I could live an eternity
Without him
Like my friends say
“We’re perfect for each other”
And you can’t tell me
He’s not the one.

Now read from bottom to top.
 33° 
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.
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