Stories tagged “poem”

  • Five Minutes After

    A penny for your thoughts, you said. I turned away from you. My thoughts, they did betray me. I still won’t think of you No penny for my words, I said. No words I have for you. No words to tell my heart, my love, No words from me to you.

    • Author: Miss Molly
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Mirror, Mirror, in My Hand... [poem]

    There is a standard set up for me Everyone says “that’s what you should be” But I don’t want to be perfect Fake, pretend – it isn’t worth it I want to be free, to make my own pretends We’re all who we are, who ...

    • Author: emily.ruth
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Falling Star

    I wished upon a falling star And this is what I got. A headache for my troubles And a heart that’s gone to rot. I called for you, Prince Charming, And who did I receive? The Knight in shining armor With a dagger up his sleeve. A dagger meant for me a...

    • Author: Miss Molly
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • You Always Leave Me Wanting More

    I don’t know why I still love you, after all you did to me; you changed me into someone that I never wanted to be. I was scared and timid, lying to everyone I knew, telling them that my depression wasn’t caused by you. But every time I see...

    • Author: nesdil
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Tabula Rasa

    Is a blank page all that terrible? It means you no harm. It’s a nice clean shield protecting your secrets. But if you ever gave in, to the words fighting to get out, then, in half-an-hour, with the page covered in illegible handwriting and crossed o...

    • Author: oneoveralpha
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Cold Blood Moon (Mature)

    Half past one in the light of the moon The sheriff’s running ‘cause he ain’t immune To a bullet in his back beside the saloon And another one on its way Darrell Oakes never had no dossier Just a girl who’d stole his heart away A...

  • On The Feelings of...

    Left to her own devices To contemplate virtues and vices And what does she have left? I’m sure the answer’s nothing Alone without anyone who cares Go on about your own affairs Don’t look at me And I won’t look at you They tend t...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Gates Are Closing

    The Gates are closing And it’s snowing It always does in such clichés So maybe I’ll just stay Inside the door I see no reason To continue bleeding For something that doesn’t make sense Isn’t worth the expense Not at all The snow just turns to...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Broken [poem]

    I am bone-white and broken bewildered by your absence tortured by my memories remembering promises made now unmade remembering days spent now unspent as if yesterday never happened as if tomorrow never will as if all the water in the world is not enoug...

    • Author: Ana Cristina
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Desperate

    Don’t Expect me to care Such is dark despair Pathetic quiverings of the heart Erratic shakings of a pen Really don’t qualify As art Take me away I need to run Ongoing pressures Never getting a fresh start

  • Molestation (Mature)

    daddy left them when she was three always wondering “why he abandoned me” her mommy said “he wanted a son” blamed her for what her daddy done at eight years old, getting close to dark a fourteen year old playing in the park “Come over...

    • Author: Krulltar
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Modern Odyssey

    The sand surrounding became cold like the night sky around him. Walking out of the building that kept him safe, he found himself alone. Men around him dead. He thought of the children slaughtered. The innocent men dead. But this was not his fault. He ...

  • The Band With The Manager

    (A freewrite from London a few months back, backstage somewhere) The band with the manager waited. Bands With Managers is like watching TV; it’s not inherently bad. Plenty of great bands have managers, and mangers too. And some TV is good. But ei...

  • A Poem I Wrote at 1:55 in the Morning.

    Once upon a time there was a Man, Who deigned to spend the time upon a Plan. He tweaked, adjusted, and refined his pet Until one day his efforts were all set. Some other Men he soon had to employ, And they deservèd all that they enjoyed. Quite soon, a...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Role Model

    i am and always was…You. i was formed… from You. i rose up high to meet your expectations, and left what was me behind. now i am all that You are. but still i can never reach You, who stand up on that pedestal that i put You on. You, who ar...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Shade Upon the Mind There Passes

    She laid on her back in the lush green grass, staring at the sky. She looked at ease, comfortable. Her lips were moving, but I couldn’t quite hear what she was saying. She appeared to be having a deep discussion. But then she laughed and the moo...

    • Author: Horrorfan13
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Emptiness

    I am filled with an emptiness. Something has been torn away. Stolen without my ever having known it was there. Where did it go? The pain is numbing. The anger poisonous, anger at myself. Not knowing, Not thinking. My heart reaches out for love and The ...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Rush

    Sweat drenched and sun burned Beat up shoes bind like skin Your heartbeat will struggle Then finally give in To the rhythm, the pounding, and movement Of feet On the solemn green turf With the clouds rolling low When it rains You’ll still sta...

    • Author: Render
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Life

    Have you ever taken a look in the mirror and wondered why you are here, or just began to think of what it is you most fear? There may be a time in your life where you will reflect on this, and feel as though there is something that you lack or miss. H...

  • Needing To Live, Wanting To Die

    Needing To Live Wanting To Die I don’t remember why I try Give me a reason To continue this season I see no hope right now I see nothing I don’t want to play Russian Roulette Take me Or leave me But please, don’t bleed me After you&#...

  • Words

    Words Running cross my mind Tip toe, sliding, cutting through the air jumping over fences, Hop scotch, bouncing over boundary lines How just words can echo through a hallway for eternity Connect all your memories with you and split personality Draggin...

  • What You Are

    What am I to you? You’re a boy who plays games, breaks my heart Changes lanes, without looking On the highway, who only comes my way When you’ve been drinking …. So lately I’ve been thinking You’re not worth this. (prove ...

    • Author: Lady Bug
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Mirror.

    I touch this cold glass smooth under my fingertips Framed with rubies at the top And gold all round. with Love at every corner and Joy at every sparkle This is no ordinary mirror this is truly extraordinary It shows me in her. I see my world crystal cl...

    • Author: LeMonstre
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • {Out of My Genre} My attempt at a Love Poem...

    I should not dare to leave my friend, Because if she should die While I was gone and I too late, Should reach the heart that wanted me, If I should disappoint the eyes That hunted, hunted so, to see And could not bear to shut until She noticed me, -she...

    • Author: The Athiest
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • sparkling sweetened

    i remember you so sweet and refined sitting under a sky so black it could have broke your heart we lived in the land of the midnight sun innocent and free like two children who had grown on an island together never needing anything but each other and n...