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Most Recent Free Verse Poems

Here are the most recent free verse poems:

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 »)
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 »)
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 »)
Stay Strong
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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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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 »)
The Coming Out Poem
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This poem is not for fun, This poem is not a joke, Though I wish it were.   Mom, Dad, Sister, Brother, Friend.   Know that I haven't changed, I am the me that you've always loved, And you did nothing wrong, It is not... (more »)
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"As a Soldier"
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  As a soldier I’m supposed to help. Instead I stood there and yelped. The poor fellows lined up in rows, Wearing yellow stars, Standing on their toes. What they made these people do, Made me and everyone else around blue.... (more »)
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What Is And What Should Never Be
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Many people believe in fate. That everything is what it is and nothing will ever change that. Someday our world, our emotions, everything we have done to make this world ours, will be destroyed. And that will be it. And... (more »)
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Utter Silence
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  You see distant clouds hung low to the mountains like a child clings to his mother his first day of kndergarten. You see a bright yellow butterfly soaring through the ait like an angel as it lands on a flower with delicacy. You see the... (more »)
Her name is Sophie
Her name is Sophie She is my trophy Her eyes are the color of hazel She smells of basil Her skin is not flappy She makes me happy She is very nice She does not have lice At times she is cold as ice Then I feed her fried rice She runs... (more »)
Make It Stop
By , Missoula, MT
Sometimes I cry, I have acne, I’m to big to dance, I’m sick, I’m not as fit as I can be, I need to be better, I suck at math, I don’t want to disappoint the people I love. Please make it stop. go away, go away, How many... (more »)
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When I kiss you I catch myself thinking about what groceries I need to buy Or whether New York street vendors are allowed to use styrofoam containers Or how many more minutes I need to stay If I want to be polite When I kiss you I think... (more »)
Concealed Identity
A true identity of someone can be hidden. With the fakest smile that seems so real. With you questioning the world, but no one gives you the time of day for you to explain the pain. You want to explode. Explode of all the pain, suffering,... (more »)
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Wondering
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Sometimes I just wonder where it all began If it started with a song from birds or from the wispering winds Maybe from a swimming fish or just a cloud of fog But somewhere, anywhere, or here There must have been something that... (more »)
Anchor
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What does life have to offer? After we all endure suffering To think it is going to be okay, Just to have something to look forward to. No matter how pathetic it sounds. But we don't have anything. And we don't have anyone. But then to think,... (more »)
Walk Around Campus
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I relish in memories that gently come to surface of a place that has been so kind to me, my reputation, and my future. The Red, White and Baby Blue tried and true to color the students and old faithfuls who make this school a... (more »)
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