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  1. The Mask

    • By Lisa Willhite
    • Published: August 2008

    Existing in the realm of its own true hell,
    the pacing of the parasite begins to swell.
    It suffers in silence, yet demands to be heard.
    It will never survive without its bevy of words.

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    This poem was amazing. May I PLEASE use some of it as song lyrics. I'll make sure it's known that you wrote it.

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  3. Chasing Shadows

    Confusion Of Life

    For me, life is a struggle.
    It's an impossible reality every single day.
    I try to understand, try to unlock the secrets,
    To unravel the mystery.

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    This writer's poems touch a part of my soul that I keep buried deep inside. It's deep and full of pain and inspiration! I often feel life is too hard to continue, and I write to get it out....

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  4. Don't Judge A Book By Its Cover

    Not Being Defined By Looks

    Do not judge me
    From the outside,
    Because all you will see
    Is my stupid pride.

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  6. Who Am I?

    • By Natasha L. Bishop
    • Published: December 2016
    Poem About Finding Myself

    Who am I, you ask?
    I am a lion who comes off as a lamb.
    I am an ocean with waves big enough to drown.
    I am a roller coaster of emotions.

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    My face is the place
    I hide my pain.
    My face is a place
    Where raindrops fall hiding the tears that have been there for so many years.
    My face is the place that hides my pain.
    My face...

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  7. A Fleeting Image

    The Fleeting Nature Of Life

    So fleeting is this thing called life, we journey toward its end,
    experiencing pieces of a puzzle we don't truly comprehend.

    The hues of our emotion paint a picture of our past,

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    Wonderful. The colors represent the emotions, indeed.

  8. A Poem About Time

    Reflective Poem About The Perception Of Time

    Time is slow, time is fast.
    It never stops, but it always lasts.
    It's time for bed, it's time for school.
    To waste your time is to be a fool.

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    Sisters made a great impact on my life. In 1949, at age six, I was brought to St Clara's Orphanage because neighbors found me alone in an empty house. It just so happened that I was born with...

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  10. A Psalm Of Life

    Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
    Life is but an empty dream!—
    For the soul is dead that slumbers,
    And things are not what they seem.

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    My deceased husband introduced me to this poem 55 years ago, and I've always considered it a great gift.

  11. Written Pages

    Poem About Making Good Choices

    Your story is written day by day.
    It is written with things that you do and say.

    Daily you start with a page that is blank.

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    I like poems written in simple words so that even a layman can understand. This is one such. It is nice.

  12. Other People

    • By Alan Steinle
    • Published: April 2011
    Poem On Heaven and Hell In Our Relationships

    Hell is other people.
    -Jean-Paul Sartre

    Hell is other people who

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    That's so true. I am from somewhere where flat girls are considered beautiful. My friends often make fun of me because I am not flat like them, and it often makes me cry, but now I'm used to...

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  13. The Masks

    • By Nancy Crosskill Longanbach
    • Published: June 2015
    Poem About Hiding Your Pain

    I have so many different masks.
    I wear them one by one.
    I see them in a pile
    When my day is finally done.

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