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Dark Poems

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Letter to the Unfaithful Wife
by Shawna-Lee Lawrence

I feel bored, unwanted and exploited

Saturated with the ideology of love

And how it fell from my grasp

I understand

 

You treated your rose like a “twat”

And let



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Relations
by Shawna-Lee Lawrence

Why am I excited

His voice, so deep

His lips, soft and supple

His eyes, dangerous and dark

Wait, am I being watched?

 

His scent doesn't leave me

His embrace, so



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I Like
by Aska Makori

I like

I like to walk alone

Because when I'm alone, I get to be me

I like to laugh alot

Because when I laugh, I mask my pain

I



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Aww Pity me
by William Jerome

Aww Pity me if you only knew

Like I knew my hair is 

Full of blood sweat and tears ,made you vomit

til today I embarrassly stand 

From enough



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The Darkest Days
by Michaela Sizemore

the days that are the darkest

are the days where the sun doesn't stop shining

but the wind roars insecurities into my ear

the darkest days aren't the



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You Never Broke Me
by Caroline Coyle

YOU NEVER BROKE ME????

My mind can be a dark place to contend with each day. While raising my beautiful children I locked these thoughts away.

 I



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The Mask of Alabaster
by Brendan Simons

Once the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Whence the winter woke me when the third was three in number.

I sense that a wince doth


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Calvary
by Rebekah Gibson

Calvary

 

A glimpse of Calvary let me see,

Thine agony Thou suffered for me

Redemption for all Thine goal

Thou sheddest Thy precious blood

To ransom the darkest soul


 

Upon



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Bright Gestures
by Heidi Sands

There is always something we can do

To show gratitude for what we receive

For those bright gestures shining through

 

From human angels who help us believe

May it



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Remember Us This Way
by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade

REMEMBER US THIS WAY

I look back on the memories we’ve had sometimes ago
When life was free for every one of us, both young and



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Funerals
by Thabang Mawela

One morning i didn't wake up

The world fell in love 

The world suddenly shows love

The world can be nostalgic sometimes

 The world can be cruel sometimes

The world



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WIPING AWAY MY TEARS
by Twana Lawler

Wiping Away the Tears

I felt the brush of the wind against my face

That is when I was taken to that Holy place

My head bent low



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Anxious Paranoid
by Nadine Oraby

I am an anxious paranoid

My fear overwhelms my mind

My heart is filled with pain,

And I hear an inner voice

It is in my head and it



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THE STORY IN MY HEAD
by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade

THE STORY IN MY HEAD
(Sounds Of Silence)

Would I have had it any better in life?
Why would it be me?
Why would he hurt



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The world we live in
by Alishah Ali

I see the birds flying and hear the winds whispering,

I see the blue sky and wait until it turns into the dark sky,

I see some



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She was abused
by Alishah Ali

I see her as a beautiful butterfly spreading colors wherever she flies

Those sparkling eyes of her can light up the darken sky

Giving us all tears,



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Abandoned
by Debbie Walker

I’ve lost it all
Memories choke the breath that dies to cry for help
Into silence I've become
No one saves me from the wounded



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mama
by Juanita Smith

Mama is such a treasure,
Mama, that is the way you are.
The apple of my eye. 
The reason I don't cry.

A precious golden star<>



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The Vatican
by Ronald Campbell

woe to you evil men, the priesthood is dead go run and tell it! for eternal power gave it religion. which men has turn it



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The Kinglessking
by Ronald Campbell

I suspect so many various used, the imagination punish the condamnation of innocent! which is limited to all love. for if love don't come first



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The Queen's Sin
by Ronald Campbell

(the king) blessed was not your unhappy fate to being about another hell?

(the Queen) cool desires to set pleasure higher beneath my naked sin, but hope



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Shred
by Tim Hoffman

•≈ Shred ≈•

 

To you I gave my heart

No matter how dark your tale

Always I remained for you

Nothing did I hold back

Forever would I have been



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Written In The Stars
by Donna Brattain

encrypted stories told to long lost galaxies curled volcanoes erupted writing on moon-lit stars bragging to claim first prize on Haley's comet dual dragonriders entwined on Orion's belt diamond


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My Mistress, The Sea
by Phil Capitano


My Mistress, The Sea

There is a longing to the sea
	When gazing at the glossy floor.
Time and tides roll in and out,
	Lonely waves upon saddened


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A DOGS LIFE
by Brian Sluga

dogs are so happy and self-indulged 

 

I observe them long and over time

 

they seem content about life

 

do not worry in the dark for their sins

 

do not



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