Poems by Blake Auden

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  • Choose How You Spend Your Time

    • Published: August 2020

    in Short Poems

    You cannot
    slow the setting
    of the sun.
    You can only choose

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 164
    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 107
    • Rating 4.56
  • What Healing Is Meant To Look Like

    • Published: October 2020

    in Short Poems

    I don’t know
    what healing
    is meant
    to look like,

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 77
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 89
    • Rating 4.55
    Featured Shared Story

    I'm very fond of short, powerful, poems, and this is one for sure. Recovery can be the hardest thing we do, but it's always, always, worth it. Good write/read.

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  • When You're Next To Me

    • Published: August 2020

    in Short Love Poems

    The world seems
    somehow slower
    when you are
    next to me.

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    • Favorited 24
    • Votes 144
    • Rating 4.52
  • The Comfort Of Pain

    • Published: April 2021

    in Poems about Sadness

    Live with it
    long enough
    and pain begins
    to feel familiar,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 73
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 73
    • Rating 4.40
  • The Strength In You

    • Published: April 2021

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    There is
    a strength in you
    you haven’t even
    begun to find.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 156
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 75
    • Rating 4.36
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    Featured Shared Story

    So true in that we really don't know how one will react until one has been there and has done it! Suffering is an important life experience. Great poem, thanks.

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  • You're Better Off Without Me

    • Published: April 2021

    in Hurting Poems

    I’ve written you
    so many letters
    I won’t send.
    I’ve rehearsed

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 266
    • Favorited 27
    • Votes 79
    • Rating 4.23
    Featured Shared Story

    It is funny how things can be funny, even if when they are not. Distance was said to separate but in my experience, I realized that it brings people even closer (thus, more concentrated in...

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  • There Is An End To This

    • Published: April 2021

    in Hope Poems

    There is
    an end to this,
    I promise you.
    Even when

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    • Shares 33
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 16
    • Rating 4.00
  • She Makes Me Whole

    • Published: January 2021

    in Short Love Poems

    I don’t think
    she is perfect.
    She is flawed and broken
    like the rest of us.

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    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 50
    • Rating 3.90
    Featured Shared Story

    None of us are perfect, but it's great when we find the perfect one for us.

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  • Fixing A Broken Heart

    • Published: January 2021

    in Heartbreak Poems

    I can’t tell you
    how to fix
    a broken heart,
    but I can tell you

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 17
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 25
    • Rating 3.56
    Featured Shared Story

    I like it. Those of us who have ever been in love or thought we were in love, know what it's like to have our heart broken. But I agree that time moves on. Not all love leads to heartbreak....

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