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    Frustration brought me here To my salvation Not paradise But as close As I’ll ever be Behind each word I see another survivor One who refuses To ever give in Who knows fire Is inevitable But who would rather Go up in flames Than burn out Each time Your pain floods me Overflowing m...
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    Tonight I collapsed into tears Because earlier My friend Refused my lies Peered deep into my soul Leaving glimmers of love As he left When a fake smile Danced across my lips He saw my pain Eased it With love and laughter When doubt Nestled in my brain He opened my eyes To the truth...
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    Once upon a time I was like you Ignorant Of everything important Thrown off guard By any ripple Rocked By the gentlest of winds Frightened When exposed to a soul Too much trepidation To even test the water Preferring To be blind Seeing a body in the mirror Now though In front of ...
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    I wish I could write A poem of simplicity Of innocence Of sunshine and lemonade Of baseball with friends Of Mother Goose and nursey rhymes But every time The world tells me to write My mask slips away And I wear my soul On my sleeve Maybe I don't long For a poem of innocence Mayb...
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    I spent the night Dreaming out loud Eyes open Watching the moon fall And the sun rise I spent the night Alone But surrounded Encased with more love Than ever before I spent the night Painting poems With my soul Blending memories To create new hues I spent the night Smiling My ...
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    In the cover Of velvety night A body's inner light Their soul Shines brighter than ever And maybe that's why My most natural smile Paints my face In the moonlight And maybe that's why My most meaningful tears Rain down my cheeks In the starlight The moon and stars Ar...
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    Our friendship was forged Over the fires of need Without the heat of need We would always Have remained alone Your words Your attention Your caring Your love Show me My worth That you would gladly Grab my hand And fight the world Alone with me Means everything to me My sympathy ...
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    Less than a month And we're inseperabke Days of comments Swift interactions Until we see What we've always needed Had always been Right in front of us In a matter of weeks We forged A friendship so strong A love so deep That many Take a lifetime To do so And maybe that&#...
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    Have you ever Heard a song And thought It was sung for you? Have you ever Read a book And thought It was written for you? Have you ever Seen a sunset And thought It was created for you? Have you ever Met a soul And thought It was begging to you? Maybe I'm selfish Maybe...
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    Poetry is a gift And a curse When pencil hits paper Soul hits heart And words flow forth Tumbling Gushing out Like a waterfall Blood boils Ideas surge forth My body trembles The words Come so quickly Speak of matters So deep Sometimes I question If they are mine Poetry has broug...
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    Maybe everyone Drowns a little Feels stretched Too thin Maybe we all Suffer After all We are all locked In boxes of steel Maybe our voices Are our keys If we spoke up About the pain Our breaths Would melt the steel Maybe if we thrashed Around enough Someone would notice Us drow...
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    Two survivors Struggling In the dark To break free Of their chains Refusing to give in Refusing to relent Until our steel boxes Begin to mold Into one Side by side We sit No cool steel Between us Anymore Though our chains Still keep us Apart If only one of us Was strong enough ...
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    Blue everywhere Paint that lost its home When the can Met the floor I watch As people who know The desperate one Don't look twice Slowly I ask If help is wanted And the llok of relief Is not even hidden Carefully two strangers Work together Mopping the floor Like old friend...
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    My soul Everything I love And hold dear Is a never-ending Heart-wrenching Mystery Thriller Adventure Of a book Each chapter A different language A different code Needed to decipher it Each individual Yet dependent On teh whole Some chapters Are short Some easy To translate ...
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    Curled up I struggle To break the bonds Holding me in A Box of Steel Closing in Claustrophobic I gasp for air When I accept it That this is life I realize That it is my fault As much as any one's I imprison others And at one point I conceded Let others imprison me And whe...
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    Alone at night My demons visit Reminding me That once I almost drowned That once I didn't believe In a future In life In God Forever it seems They'll haunt me Torment me So that I'll never Believe in happiness Believe that love Is freely given And received Latel...
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    Stomach cramping My shallow sobs Thunder Through my frsgile frame Fish-like mouth gasping More for answers Than for air Goosebumps Spring to life Little mountains dispersed Across my arms and legs Tears pooling in my hands Mirroring my soul That inwardly cries Heart fluttering It�...
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    I used to drift throughout life Emotionless Immune to all feeling Invincible to pain But closed to happiness One day though A simple statement Spoken by a friend Ran deep Penetrating my fortress Stone and brick crumbled But my guard wasn’t lowered Once the smoke began to clear Th...
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    Beautiful Everything is beautiful In the dull gray Cloud-filled day The trees As they sway Back and forth Gently in the breeze The road Smooth gravel Each imperfection A story The people A heart and soul Behind each shell Love seeping out The next day The sun shines But the worl...
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    Have you ever stood outside In the pouring rain Looked at the sky The woods The world And smiled Not because of anything Definite But because Of everything Have you ever felt Each drop Hit your head Your hand Your world Pitter-pattering With the rhythm Of hope Have you ever se...
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    Long ago I built my prison A cold and dark cell Day by day Brick by brick A cage for my thoughts and feelings My solution to the problem Now my cell is crowded With years’ worth of emotions My dreams swirl around me A relentless hurricane of chaos And I can see my soul shriveling W...
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    I shiver in the cold In the chaos Of an impassive world When the numbness relents I open the door to discover A tangled web Of sadness, anger, hopelessness Confusion engulfs me My questions remain Suspended in the frigid air Sometimes out of sight But never out of mind Always shadowin...
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    The line between good and bad is thin microscopic too slight for any human to distinguish where it begins and ends We cannot blame ourselves though for good and evil mirror each other much like a lake in the midst of a cloudy day in some darkness and in some light The only thing ...
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    A flame burned In the midst of a fiery inferno But did not understand why Why they yearned for oxygen Gulping it in by the mouthful When they didn’t know Why or how it helped Why they feared the water Sizzling and crackling in fright When they didn’t know Why or how it hurt Th...
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    The world spins around me As I lay frozen in time In a block of ice Of my own creation On the outside I am a flower Of spring Of life Blooming In the sun’s warming rays On the inside It is winter Time is frozen Thoughts and feelings Drift and soar But I can’t move On the ou...

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