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Postby Grooving Tony » Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:17 pm UTC

did this before my exams for a bit of a confidence boost but turned out being just a bit arrogant.

doesn't have a title if you can think of a good one then suggest it.

Give me you greatest warrior,
i'll defeat him,
show me your tallest mountain,
i will climb it.

tell me not what i can't do ,
challenge me too it and i
Will prove you wrong.

i'm not with out fear,
but i am not ruled by fear.

Pit your best,
your mightiest,
your strongest ,
your smartest against me.

I will beat them all.

It is not arrogance that
makes me strong its belief,
belief in myself.

A belief that makes me certain,
i will destroy you.

Don't tell me the sky's the limit
when thats as high as you can reach.
Don't tell me to stop when i'm better than you,
let me soar and i'll decide where my limit is.

i'm sure it's further away than yours'.

don't tell me it can't be done,
just because you can't do it.
Don't tell me to stop because,
you can't stay the course.

I may rest a while with you,
nurse you if needed,
carry you through the toughest times.

If you mean enough to me.

Impossible is nothing,
because i can do anything.

And i know i can do it better than,
you.
It's turtles all the way down
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Postby eHalcyon » Sat Jun 07, 2008 11:42 pm UTC

Grooving Tony wrote:did this before my exams for a bit of a confidence boost but turned out being just a bit arrogant.


I write to relieve stress as well. I suggest you read through your work and edit it though:

challenge me too it and i


There was at least one other similar mistake and I couldn't keep reading. :P

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Postby Grooving Tony » Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:04 pm UTC

That line was actually ment to be like that :D if you read the next line the first word is "Will" so it was supposed to emphasis that word, well that's what i was aiming for sorry if it didn't turn out that way :P but thank you for your constructive critisism
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Postby matty » Thu Jun 12, 2008 12:23 pm UTC

A poem I started recently about my opinions on modern faith.

To rely on the splendor of a tale
Lost to those who know, and found by creatures;
Monsters that can't see past their believings
And trust in an almighty they can't see
Is to sweetly affirm that we can't care;
That we keep our faith for the gossips of
Strangers and the meandering whispers
That proclaim they are the way to the light.

It is, of course, far from finished. Probably my first stanza.

PS: I know, I know, believings is not a word, but otherwise it would have broke the immaculate iambs.
Inexplicably and all of a sudden, I don't care.

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Postby lifeisagame,playit. » Sun Jun 15, 2008 7:17 am UTC

6 pounds 11 ounces, little Sue-Ellen was born on par,
Then she was given little goddesses of plastic, barbies.
With their flawlessly cast bodies,
cheery lives, cherry lips, womanly hips,
These were what she strived to be.

Fast forward a bit, till we arrive,
On life’s fullest zest and zeal-puberty.
Little Sue-Ellen observed her manly hands, offset eyes.
Poor little Sue-Ellen was ashamed.

Even though she was smart,
Even though she was a captain in every sport,
She scurried around, to all, expressing regrets.
‘Til all, they saw only her manly hands and offset eyes.

Once her grievous errors were made plain,
Little Sue-Ellen sat down to study.
To be prim, proper, womanly, and flirty,
These were the finals she prepared for.
And in a sickeningly ironic way, they were her finals.

For one day she got sick, fed up,
Of acting a predetermined part to compensate.
So she sporked out her eyes, manumitted her hands-
Then placed them in an offering cup.

To obtain beauty, was her final goal
And in the end, MY! What a sight to see,
The mortician had accepted her offerings in kind,
And placed in glass eyes, while molding hands,
Basically, turning our Little Sue-Ellen into a lego.

At her funeral, everyone was joyous,
Dolling and prattling on about if only.
“If only our little sue could see her beautiful eyes with her own eyes!’
“If only little ellen could feel the craftsmanship in her long delicate fingers!”
Consummation, at last they all said, she had come to,
Then left and wished each other a happy ending too.
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Welcome boys and girls, ladies and gents,
Come see the marvel, the spree of delight,
Pay your price, an arm a leg, get your jovial’s to go.
For the world is ready, a ground to play,
Alas the whistle blows!

We run, we play, what we do, what we say,
It’s all a mimic! It is all a game,
Don’t be fooled by the radio,
The tv set or the magazines, for these are not yours,
Just pictures of someone else’s fantasies.

The bass of my laughter, my gut is the speaker
ha ha I wriggle in mirth at the thought of sheep,
Sweet is my surprise! I come out blazing,
Then retreat beyond the sound of music,
As I dance on your smile.

While fire may be hot, I can live.
Until we run out of water, then I'm sad.
My heart is a brick and I can't pick it up
And I'm so mad that I cannot save myself,
but in the end the worlds a game.

So sweetest world put your pearls down,
For at times we all feel like sinking,
Below these waves of writhe.
Some of my favorite colors in the world,
Float and flutter around, missing the iris.

So jump, throw your hands up and shout,
Do what you wish, act a fool, be a freak,
But not by their definitions, do not give power.
Be thy own scepter, rule the lands, crusading,
For life is just a game, and in the end were all the same,
A pile of dust and ashes.

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Postby HedgehogsAreFunneh » Wed Jun 18, 2008 5:30 pm UTC

I wrote this one in... wow, I don't even remember when, but I think at the time I was feeling all existential and happy and incredibly confused at the same time. Maybe it's more like surrealistic prose than poetry...? Other than that, I have no expanation. I didn't try to make it rhyme, thankfully, otherwise I probably wouldn't be showng it. *facepalm* please don't flame me

Spin
Jumping down the rock flowing like a
raven glitter shines in the street and bubbles on the wind blow
westward, to the sea.
“It just doesn’t matter, really.”
Rocks glitter like the tears
In her eyes and love-,
Ly laughter shines through
Clouds,
Its almost spring. , she thinks
She is beautiful, the way She is,
But she doesn’t believe her voice
Is real. she dies
Underneath the blankets, - laughter spins a golden
Light through the souls
Like mountains.
“You’ll be fine tomorrow.”


EDIT:: Ohoh, and, I really like this one to. (It was for a LA project; we had to write a concrete poem that used the five senses.)

The Fair

The festival is
Big colourful and noisy
The hot dog stand smell drifts
And I taste grease, salt and the light
Bulbs on the Ferris Wheel shine like
Hot multi-coloured stars against the
Sky which slowly turns blackish
Blue. Cold winds lift over
The park, guiding lost
Balloons who
Are c
losely
Follo
Wed
by the
soun
d of l
aught
er, su
gary s
weet, l
ike my
candy
apple.


(c) copyright. If you steal this I shall send my penguin minions after you. (But seriously, mine!)
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Postby greeniguana00 » Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:11 pm UTC

Ocean swells consume
and churn out changed people
harder people to whom
there is no such thing
as dreams

A permanent shift in perspective
from hope to bitterness
escaping from the ailment
of caring and wishing

it is this that forms the foam
between the land and the sea
defining despair

In the wake of apathy
there stands nothing


This is meant to describe that time when someone just doesn't care about the world or anyone else.
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Postby Morglor9 » Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:48 am UTC

You can not see me
Laying in that bed
Your eyes are closed
Alive, but nearly dead

The pillow, the sheets
Together overly white
Monitors sit beeping
Fluorescents shine too bright

Your skin is so soft
Your face is so pale
Your heart monitor slowing
Fading like a distant sail

You're still in my heart
I can hear you talk
But I know in my mind
You'll never again walk

Into your arm goes the IV
And into your mouth, tubes
Keeping you alive with us
But serving no other use

Long brown hair rests
Like it's been still too long
Though you'll never speak to me
I hope you'll hear this song.

I've never liked the way it refers to itself in the end, nor that it does so by saying it's a "song", I just needed it to rhyme and am somewhat open to suggestions. I think I like it aside from that, and thinking about what inspired it is... a stark reminder of how far my brain can take the simplest of occurrences.

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Postby Melannen » Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:14 pm UTC

I have tonnes of poems that I wrote... most of which are pretty dark in nature.

Here is one of my favorites.

Nightmare

The night whispers in my ear
calling out to me
please come to me my dear
The cold of night surrounds me soul
it embrases me
and lets me know my role
I am your fears
I'll be your nightmare
and you'll be shedding tears
My lips kiss your face
my fingers travel
and touch your every place
I am the darkness in your eye
your heart belongs to me
and I long to say goodbye

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Postby Maseiken » Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:01 am UTC

This is Prose, and it's not quite done, but whatever:


Surely your silence implies disinterest. Why then, do your eyes, your hair and your smile keep me suspended? They send out cords that wrap around my chest and head. I try to turn away and they tighten, I can't breathe.
I* think of when I was little, when everyone had P.E together. I couldn't breathe, my chest tightens, my stomach solidifies, nothing moves, I'm gasping for air...

We all did P.E together, that Paragon of Futurism; in the future, everyone wears the same clothes, learns the same things, we live together forever...

... Or even a few moments, we'd snatch them before destruction by our Robot Overlords. In the future, my Asthma's gone, even when I'm sick. The air is free, it stinks of rotten eggs.
But you smell sweet.
In our precious stolen moments, you smell sweet;
I can breathe.




*Sometimes?


Yes, this was written about someone specific. No, they are not on the Fora.
"GRRRRRRRRRROOOOOOOOWR!!!!"
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Postby Lutetium » Wed Jul 16, 2008 9:05 am UTC

I have a odd writing style. Enjoy.


Sarcoid Dreams

Coagulative necrosis by 4pm
of excuses to stay –
Faking a mask-like face
so you can’t see my heart break
at least three times a day.

Lonely haemostasis
under the surface.
Waiting for the second last factor
of the cascade – while again,
your mind is elsewhere.

Karyorrhexis before bedtime
suppuration collected –
tenderness both symptom and cure.
All I can see is you,
falling asleep without a care.

Cicatrisation left for tomorrow,
tiredness gratefully borrowed.
Those excuses, once again -
clutched to my chest.
The way I want you to hold me.
...

In my sarcoid dreams.
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Postby Ren » Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:42 am UTC

In one of Salman Rushdie's books, he asks if Dunyazade (Scheherezade's sister) had any stories to tell.
Here is my response.

Dunyazade

I sit
At the foot of the bed
While she tells her four-hundred-ninety-first tale
Sinbad, Aladdin, genies and old gods
And plies him with drink
Gin in a bottle, djinn in a bottle

I am the younger-sister, listening
I flinch when she mistakes a phrase
When her recitation falters
Histories, mysteries, mystories
Her face gets all the glory
No one looks at a plain girl with lively-eyes
At the foot of the bed

Drilled in a thousand-and-one tales
She will keep him forever, forherself
But I have a billion-and-three more
At the foot of the bed
They live in my head

Ximena and the Cid,
Arthur in Avalon and Barbarossa in his cave
Bran the Blessed and his sister-brave
Popeye and Yahweh (I yam what I AM)
Swashbuckles, bawdiness, tea and jam
The Argo sails for the Golden Fleece
And I must sit at the foot of the bed
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Postby You, sir, name? » Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:24 pm UTC

Hexadecimal poetry. It's like Haiku, only, for geeks.

A DEED D0, DAD,
FEED BEEF BECA05E
DEAD 1'11 BEC0AAE.

How's that for avant-garde.
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Postby Kaienne » Sun Aug 03, 2008 4:25 pm UTC

Ahimsa

Having detected the presence
of concentrations
of carbon dioxide
(a sure sign of life),
a female mosquito
buzzed about,
staying mobile
while it assessed the risk
of disturbing a giant.
I removed my sleeves
and held up my arm.
It landed
in the cradle of my elbow.

So,
I turned on my lamp
(which has a built in magnifying glass,
it's really neat)
and studied it.
I watched it dig
deeper
and deeper.
I felt it itch;
I suppose the anaesthestic saliva
(designed by evolution
to regulate vascular constriction,
blood clotting,
and platelet aggregation)
it injected into my skin
doesn't work on nerve cells,
as one would imagine an anaesthetic would.
It sucked
and sucked
but nothing came out,
so it withdrew this long needle,
walked a few steps,
and tried again.

This time,
with full focus applied,
I could feel the hair-thin proboscis
slip in,
tearing through tissue;
it stung,
so sharp
yet so delicate,
irritating nerve cells,
causing them to depolarize
as sodium ions passed to the outside of the cell
and potassium passed in.
A threshold broke,
and a chain reaction of energy transference
carried the electricity
up to my postcentral gyrus-
the primary somatosensory cortex-
where it defused
off to various other areas of my brain.

I watched
and felt
as it pushed
deeper,
stinging almost to the point of interjection,
until finally nesting in a vein.
Its body
swelled,
very
slowly,
and turned purple.
It sat
very
still
until deciding
it had enough,
withdrew-
to a whole new stinging sensation-
the syringe,
and flew over to the wall
where it stayed for some time,
utilizing the newly-acquired protein
and iron
it needed
to make a hundred or more
loathsome copies of itself.

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Postby Felstaff » Wed Aug 06, 2008 9:19 am UTC

Secrecy can be a testing,
Trying thing. Where
One fears struggle;
Never maintaining hold.
Even nuanced uttering
Causes the slip 'twixt cup & lip.

Underlying, undecaying, unforgettable
Truth.

Trust. May it e'er be
Earned.
Respected.
Secret.
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Postby singularapathy » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:21 am UTC

The Painting

Her paintbrush was caked with self-flagellation.
Doubt. Ambiguity. Uncertain strokes coming from
a stained-red hand; a canvas of the once dead, now
alive in a phoenixfireresurrection.
Somehow the hues had shifted, the concave eyes
flashed a brilliance that had been lost in the coal overlay.
Perched like a bird of pr(e/a)y, waiting for that moment
of inspir-tempt-ation (if only it would come after actualization).
Years gone by, questions rolled between fingers like
the finest chalks used to add texture to the mélange of
unfinished sketches (unfinished businesses), finally
finding their purpose in the watered down colors:
revealing the underlying intentions (a LeonardoMonaLisaTruth)—
a vibrancy only rivaled by those found in his mosaic eyeslipslove.
A trembling forefinger and thumb nervously awaken the through-line
that had somehow been lost, slumbering in the exploitation and crass
miscalculations. The foolish derivations. The past misguided expectations.

No more.

The final touches. That which had begun many years ago was—

She was—He was—They were.

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Postby littlesuz13 » Thu Aug 07, 2008 12:27 pm UTC

Longing To Love

I long to be held in your arms
To be surrounded by the comfort of your love
I’ve been so strong for so long
I’m becoming weak
I can no longer get by on my own
I need someone to say I love you
To know that someone cares
I can no longer take the burden of this pain alone
I need you there to comfort me
And say that it all will be fine
The pain will be over soon
But I have not found you yet
So again, another night
I am alone with my pain
"All that we see or seem is just a dream within a dream." - Edgar Allen Poe

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Postby littlesuz13 » Mon Aug 11, 2008 4:24 am UTC

Darkness calls my name
begging me to come closer
and drink from the bitter pools of the night.
I close my eyes and drink deeply
transcending to a world all my own.

The darkness engulfs me
leaving me sad and alone.
I long to be set free
yet the darkness prevails
devouring all that's living.

There is no escaping.
I pray for daylight
yet it never comes.
I once again drink deeply of the night
realizing there is no hope.
"All that we see or seem is just a dream within a dream." - Edgar Allen Poe

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Postby HarleyQuinn » Wed Aug 13, 2008 6:01 am UTC

*ahem*

Teardrop

There you stand,
Back rigid,
Face blank,
Without showing emotion.

On the inside,
Your heart is torn,
You bite your tongue,
It all just hurts.

You run to your room,
And put on the music,
And hug your pillow,
But you can’t hide from me.

Your music may cover my sound,
Your pillow may cover my image.
But I am still there,
As hard as you try to hold me back.

You eventually give in.
You allow yourself to sob,
And let yourself cry,
Allowing me to escape from behind your eyes.

I am that lone teardrop,
The one you don’t want to exist.
The one teardrop you hide from the world,
Because it shows you are not always strong.

You try to keep me in by laughing,
By pretending you don’t care.
And I sit behind you eyes,
Wanting to escape with your memories.

To help you forget the yelling,
To help you forget the names.
To help you forget the break-up,
To help you forget the graves.

I help you forget the bad times,
Although you would rather stay strong,
You know it feels better when you let me go,
And out with your emotions I fall.
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Postby greeniguana00 » Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:35 pm UTC

HarleyQuinn, I really like that!
Goodnight, g♥♥dnight! There's something magnificent about good night with two disemboweled hearts in it, or at least it seems that way when you're so happy.

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Postby threepoint1416926dotdotdot » Tue Aug 19, 2008 7:52 pm UTC

One strand shines brightly,
causing me to look closer.
A fine spiderweb!
I am glad I spent the time.

What strand of me made you realize I was there?
Was I beautiful upon closer inspection?

I'm not.
You didn't catch me when I fell.


HarleyQuinn, I admire your mad poetry skillz!
Oh, and d33p, I really like your poem from page 4.
Yay!
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Postby HarleyQuinn » Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:40 am UTC

thankies :]


Sitting by my window,
Watching snowflakes fall.
Each one oh so different,
Each one so unique.
But each one comes flailing down,
Falling into a huge mound,
Where they’re all packed together,
So identical its insane.

I’d love to be a snowflake,
A pretty, unique snowflake.
One that’s odd enough to avoid the pack,
And fly away with its identity.
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Postby Boy of Enders » Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:42 pm UTC

Sometimes playing with words is just fun.

My sister Schlerosis, marry me please
Mar my face, my favorite disease
Sister Schlerosis, cover me please
Send me to places with dangerous seas.

Normally when I'm writing I don't rhyme, but when I go to pull out random stuff like that, it's all alliteration and rhyme.

Woke up
and faded when finding another day gone by
And that the windows no longer let me look outside
Refusing to let me see new academic buildings that hadn’t changed old academics.
Their builders, being so full of themselves, refused to cave in
But the buildings dreamed of the day that their makers would tumble
When that day finally came we would no longer see the sky through their widened smiles
Save the tattered reflections that danced down
Just to remind us that heaven wasn’t what we wished it would be
And how when we could no longer see what was up, we’d forget what was truly down
But we’d live on, showering to wash our sins away
and being shocked, though not entirely surprised, to find that all it did was wash away the last of our sanity
And whoever had found solace in madness
Had found a much different madness than us.
But the furious sounds of motion machines would still guide, then carry us
Past trees seeming to spell out the letters in the names of long forgotten places
Further past graffiti that always seemed to know our name
To the last stop, where sometimes we still cant get off until forced by unseen hands
Where our feet turn and tremble knowing they must walk back to their own beginning
Running and racing past dazzling lights that say walk, but when reflected in another human beings eyes simply say “stop” with more sorrow than the envious dead.
The same sad sorrow that blows through the broken teeth of the skyline
Calling and calling… Knowing that none of us know how to answer.

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Postby Invertebrate » Sun Aug 31, 2008 12:45 am UTC

My Heart Minds Me.
26th August 2008.

My heart is like an old crone veiled with grey
Who rues the lessons that she did not learn
Of things once had, and things taken away
Of things she lost, which never will return

My heart is like a gentleman in suits
With money burning in his silk-gloved hand
He does not dance, drink, or remove his boots
To walk barefooted on the golden sand

My heart is like a lady all in red
Who snaps a lipstick shut and blinks blank eyes
Who wriggles lithely on a double bed
And fills the night with loud and lusty cries

My heart is like a schoolgirl in long socks
Who is not used to practising her wiles
And carelessly throws back her flaxen locks
To face the world with merry, dimpled smiles

My heart is like a child in virgin white
Whose eyes are like an open door to woe
Soon it will be accustomed to the sight
For pain is all my little heart will know.

My heart is like a naked newly born
A page unwritten on, to live, to learn.
Nothing to celebrate, nor yet to mourn
And all left in the earth still his to earn.

My heart is like the world – ungodly, wild
Pays little close acquaintance with my head
Cries freely in a pillow like a child
And hungers for affection, not for bread

My body minds itself. My heart minds me
Into the throes of anguish falls again
Yet love’s torment will ever keep me free
My heart, just like the world, and all its men.
'Faithless is he who says farewell when the road darkens.'
~ Gimli.

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Postby schumi_girl » Sat Sep 13, 2008 10:18 pm UTC

Buffy inspired:

Every night I save you,
In the darkness of my dreams.
I save you from the monsters
That pull from you, such screams.
I fight the demons
And battle the night.
I’d do anything, anything,
To make you feel alright.
And my eyes are wet with tears
For all my heroic gestures,
I still haven’t faced my fears.
You’re never coming back,
And the reality is too real.
You’re dead and buried now,
Yet you’re still the one who makes me feel.


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Postby nsmjohn » Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:45 am UTC

~dreams~

as night time falls
i stagger to my bed,
lay down my tired head,
and darkness consumes me

when i close my eyes
the dreams creep in
my mind takes flight
oh, the things i see

the worlds i wander...
all that was not,
all that is not,
and will not ever be

what i might have done,
the things i might do
the possibilities...
how they torture me

then the sun rises
and light fills my room
the new day has come,
come to set me free
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Postby ohnoesmilk » Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:12 pm UTC

She hasn't breathed
Since the day he left her
Dead upon the floor.
What did you do?
Silly girl,
You made him hate you,
As you've always feared.
And it died,
The part of you inside
That allowed yourself
To care so deeply
For anyone but him.

He was everything you wanted,
And everything you needed,
He was at the point
Just past perfection
No one can surpass.

Isn't it sad?
It makes you cry
In those deep
Dark hours
Of sleepless nights,
When distraction is no where in sight.
He was everything you wanted,
And everything you needed,

He was at the point
Just past perfection
No one can surpass.

It's forced yourself to see
You've been lying to yourself,
When you thought your racing heart
Could not be caused by him again,
But no.

It was always him you've cared for,
It is only him you love,
But he threw you from his life,
and now the muse is gone.
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Postby PatchMonster » Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:21 pm UTC

Roses are red,
Violets are blue,
Sugar is sweet;
And so are you
The liberal media has a hidden agenda!

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Re: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)

Postby plants » Sat Sep 27, 2008 10:01 pm UTC

i live in a vice
and i am popping a balloon

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Postby Hellaphunt » Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:42 pm UTC

An Ode to Myself

You know you wrote a lot?
You like to see and expose a thought,
amuse yourself and jot
a couple lines that ease your soul.
There's nothing like the simple art
of pouring out what’s in your heart,
acknowledgments of feelings passed
through your veins like light through glass,
conception of how passion lasts
long after the moment's crashed.
Maybe this is some ridiculous devotion
to a simple yet depressing notion
that you will soon be lost again
and all you'll have is your paper and pen.
Wishing that just might be it
you try to squeeze in where you won't fit.
Don’t lose faith for love finds you
even in your deepest blue.
Last edited by Hellaphunt on Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:44 pm UTC, edited 1 time in total.
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Postby Hellaphunt » Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:44 pm UTC

To One Only

The moon lays his soft light
on your soft skin every night.
In day the sun does the same
and under clouds so does the rain.

Blessed you are with fragrance
beaconing from great distance.
Insignificant in a field of flowers
but to the heart you bear great power.

Your role is small
where trees grow tall
but when you rise above
you symbolize our love.
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Postby Hellaphunt » Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:45 pm UTC

(Last one. Sorry for the triple-post.)

Acute Pain of the Heart

(A hypothetical short)

An urge to relax sat me
on a park bench 2 paces from a dead tree.
In my mundane state
I lean back to watch the kids skate.
This visual stimuli...
beautiful chaos of them and I,

A breeze came across me
so I turn to face its pampering
with my eyes shut lightly
I feel nature's generosity.

A bicycle bell rang on
so I looked in its direction.
Absorbing the fragrant aforementioned
I looked beyond the ringing bell and
saw a lovely couple sharing their hand.

I take it all in under one breath,
the birds, the bees, the trees
then pressure and pain in a visual tease,
the affectionate... my woman... with another man.
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Re: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)

Postby Afakaz » Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:14 am UTC

PRENOTE: This was written about a girl named Kolika, and she's 20, hence the reference in the 7th line. I know it doesn't follow any particular form but my work never does, and I think it's got a nice flow to it if you can hear it.

I showed it to her and she told me I needed to put it here, so I did.

The other thing to keep in mind is that she makes LOLCat macros.

===================================
There is an unspoken brilliance about you
You blow your own horn but the notes ring true
A radiant mind
Irradiating mine
Isotopes of hope
Adamant atoms, positively charging me
Ko20, plenty of energy
A spiritual mass;
Not a measure of size
But poignantly pointing to the light in your eyes

Your madness is contagious
An ebullient plague
Symptoms include enlightenment
A vague sense of accomplishment
Occasional joyous laughter
I'm badly infected and I want no cure
Carried not by vermin
But by virtual means
Zeroes and ones bearing more than just data
I wasn't prepared for the views you presented
For what I thought lost, but then you represented

This is not a love declaration
Only statement of inspiration
I'm glad that I know you
And hope I can show you
I mean srs biznss
In all that I say
And all that I do
I've got just one question:
I can haz u?
=================================
All the rest of my poetry, some of it just as geeky as this, can be found on AllPoetry

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Postby Madame Sourire » Tue Sep 30, 2008 8:02 pm UTC

I'm fourteen, so please be nice. Mine aren't shamelessly emo. Well, they are, but not the ones I'm going to post.

Memoirs of a High School Toilet:

In every toilet
Dirty, clean
There it is,
Perverse, obscene.

On every bathroom
Wall it lurks,
Scrawled by rebels,
Vandals, jerks.

Written in pencil,
Written in pen,
Written by women,
Written by men.

'Ella Markby is a slag'
'Miss Smith is a fat old bag'
'Jenny Barker is a slut'
'Miss Carr has a massive butt'.

Some are funny,
Bitchy, crude.
Some are
Entertaining, rude.

Messages scrawled
On the wall.
Words I cannot
Read at all.

Graffiti on the
Lock that's broken
Dirty words that
Can't be spoken.

Phrases sweet,
Phrases gory,
Every message
Tells a story.



Libraries:

They're comfy
And they're cosy
And of course
They're full of books.
And if you try to
Cough or sneeze
Then everybody looks.
The sign that's saying
'Quiet please'
Is always on
The door.
That clichéd
Blue ridged carpet
Is always
On the floor

I have others, but I won't post them in case you all hate them and I'm just spamming pointlessly. If you do like them I'll post some more :D
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Re: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)

Postby ohnoesmilk » Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:33 am UTC

Madame Sourire wrote:
Spoiler:
I'm fourteen, so please be nice. Mine aren't shamelessly emo. Well, they are, but not the ones I'm going to post.

Memoirs of a High School Toilet:

In every toilet
Dirty, clean
There it is,
Perverse, obscene.

On every bathroom
Wall it lurks,
Scrawled by rebels,
Vandals, jerks.

Written in pencil,
Written in pen,
Written by women,
Written by men.

'Ella Markby is a slag'
'Miss Smith is a fat old bag'
'Jenny Barker is a slut'
'Miss Carr has a massive butt'.

Some are funny,
Bitchy, crude.
Some are
Entertaining, rude.

Messages scrawled
On the wall.
Words I cannot
Read at all.

Graffiti on the
Lock that's broken
Dirty words that
Can't be spoken.

Phrases sweet,
Phrases gory,
Every message
Tells a story.



Libraries:

They're comfy
And they're cosy
And of course
They're full of books.
And if you try to
Cough or sneeze
Then everybody looks.
The sign that's saying
'Quiet please'
Is always on
The door.
That clichéd
Blue ridged carpet
Is always
On the floor

I have others, but I won't post them in case you all hate them and I'm just spamming pointlessly. If you do like them I'll post some more :D


I love them!!!!! More please!!! :D:D:D:D
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<TheXPhial> vaccuums
<Guo_Si> Hey, you know what sucks in a metaphorical sense?
<TheXPhial> black holes
<Guo_Si> Hey, you know what just isn't cool?
<TheXPhial> lava?

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Re: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)

Postby Madame Sourire » Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:26 pm UTC

ohnoesmilk wrote:
Madame Sourire wrote:
Spoiler:
I'm fourteen, so please be nice. Mine aren't shamelessly emo. Well, they are, but not the ones I'm going to post.

Memoirs of a High School Toilet:

In every toilet
Dirty, clean
There it is,
Perverse, obscene.

On every bathroom
Wall it lurks,
Scrawled by rebels,
Vandals, jerks.

Written in pencil,
Written in pen,
Written by women,
Written by men.

'Ella Markby is a slag'
'Miss Smith is a fat old bag'
'Jenny Barker is a slut'
'Miss Carr has a massive butt'.

Some are funny,
Bitchy, crude.
Some are
Entertaining, rude.

Messages scrawled
On the wall.
Words I cannot
Read at all.

Graffiti on the
Lock that's broken
Dirty words that
Can't be spoken.

Phrases sweet,
Phrases gory,
Every message
Tells a story.



Libraries:

They're comfy
And they're cosy
And of course
They're full of books.
And if you try to
Cough or sneeze
Then everybody looks.
The sign that's saying
'Quiet please'
Is always on
The door.
That clichéd
Blue ridged carpet
Is always
On the floor

I have others, but I won't post them in case you all hate them and I'm just spamming pointlessly. If you do like them I'll post some more :D


I love them!!!!! More please!!! :D:D:D:D


Yay! I'm glad you liked them :D:D:D
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Postby mywintercap » Wed Oct 08, 2008 4:55 am UTC

#6
All anyone ever wants to say
is absolutely nothing.
I think it's actually pretty strange
because nothing has to be
the most boring subject ever invented.
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Postby JayDee » Sun Oct 12, 2008 11:39 am UTC

I started writing poetry to a girl, when we were having trouble expressing feelings to each other. That's still the type of poem I write (when I have someone in mind to write them to,) so I doubt I'll find many I want to share, but this one is from way back when, and I like it:

I tried to write a poem this morning
filled with thought, and feelings burning
deep inside, but all I found
was silence.
It used to be a place to hide in
escape into imagination
I'd run off, and I'd be found
in silence.
It used to be so comfortable
Myself for company, and all
was just a game, I played around
in silence.
Now the void wants to be filled up
the hole filled in, the truth turned up
turned out in rhyme, but I'm just bound
for silence.
Silence was my sanctuary
but now I find it makes us angry
what to say? I stumble round
in silence.
I'm very good at dodging questions
it's habit now, but all suggestions
that I'm given, just fall down
on silence
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Re: (Post Your) Incredible Poems (Here!)

Postby Ren » Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:25 pm UTC

Nice, JayDee. I can kind of understand what you were feeling when I read it.

Here is A Poem By Me

The first day you wear glasses
You feel short and ugly
You get a headache
You see
All the things you missed before.
The patterns in hubcaps,
Bricks in walls,
Leaves on trees.
The joyfulness of the over-and-over,
The splendor of the start-and-restart
Turning the lights on
And seeing a shadow,
Flicker blue like a gas lamp.

Instead of that day
I have tambourines,
Forty of them in exchange for a song;
I am to write the soundtrack of the night
Of a lunar eclipse
And all I can think of are
Crooked platitudes, half-wisdoms, blind-man's advice--
And do you have a better idea?
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Postby existential_elevator » Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:32 pm UTC

I especially love the last stanza!


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