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Actors of Pain
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The best actors arent the ones on stage  Its the ones that hide The ones who pretend to be happy They put up a act For all to see They make you smile They make you laugh They wear they smile and laugh everywhere they go But... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Stay Strong
By , Beverly hills, MI
Always replaced Feeling misplaced Wishing all these memories would erase Everyone's second pick Never fitting into a specific clique Want to feel like I belong But until then I have to stay strong. (more »)
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Record*
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The ball screams through the air beyond the fence and splatting into an asterisk. The bright lights flash around the crowd illuminating the field encompassed by a shining asterisk. The record changes forever tarnished by the blemish... (more »)
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Those Days
By , Olypia, WA
Tear soaked eyes Trembling hands Slit wrists Bloddy razors My night The dark deep abyss that is my mind The voices keep me awake at night They fight with one antoher Begging me to stay up with their fued So as they decide to... (more »)
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Let me go
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You are the amber gold, gleaming in the sunlight. I am the murky brown, broken, and hidden in shadow.   You are the sunshine, warm, happy, and bright. I am the rain, sad, dreary, and hated.   You are the happy days, the... (more »)
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All I do is get ignored...
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I try to help people but they ignore me.. I try to get help from other people but they ignore me.. I try everything to get their attention, but they still ignore me. I apperently can't do anything right anymore. Cause' whatever I... (more »)
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Adolescence
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Adolescence is watching your father drop pennies on the sidewalk for children to find. Feeling the excitement of getting older wane with each passing year, Like a moon cycle counting down the days until adulthood. You can still recall the... (more »)
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Spring
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As the cold doze off Flowers spring through fields of green Spring is in the air (more »)
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Who Are You to Judge?
By , Junction City, KS
I’m different, but why does that matter? Yes, I’m white and I wear clothes that are too big for me. What’s it to you? Would you say that if you knew my story? What if I told you that they were hand-me-downs? Or that I couldn’t... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
Bittersweet Senses
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I see trees moving to the rythm of the wind, like ballerinas swaying throughout a stage. I smell perfume, like the fresh scent the ocean gives off. I taste a fruity sensation, like the display of twisted swirls on a trix yogurt. I hear the... (more »)
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Their words
By , antlantic, PA
I remember every story they wrote on my back. Bruises like words tatooed into my skin in blue and black ink. I remember every kitchen sink surgery where my familyhad to stich me back together. I remember every happily ever after... (more »)
Subsection: Free Verse Poems  
The Pheonix
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The wings open wide, Spreading like sunshine Over the dark and lost world, Bringing hope from ruin. Spreading like sunshine That bathes its people in light, Bringing hope from ruin, And life from ashes. Reborn from destruction, The... (more »)
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Relatives Regret Returning
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When Grandma packs her bag she cries: Big, Wet, tears Grandpas in the bathtub Listening to Joni Mitchell Surrounded by stacks of big, fat, anthropology candles That he bought, For this fateful day, On eBay, From someone named Romantic... (more »)
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gay means happy
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The stars in the sky cannot compare to the lightness of your hair, The ocean no longer looks as blue because I have seen your eyes. All the roses in the entire world must have gathered in your cheeks, Your skin is like porcelain, And... (more »)
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when boys are mean to you it means they like you
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purple coulds flower on my skin jewels of red pepper my body oceans roll down my cheeks cries escape soundlessly from my lips "i'm sorry, i love you" ((does he?))   he lavishes kisses upon me he presents a bouquet of roses... (more »)
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balloons
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we fly up, up and away, into the dreams of adulthood and the hopeful wish of growing up ((now we wish we could be children))   we fall, popped by reality and shattered by deadlines and bills ((shouldn't we have our lives... (more »)
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