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Published on 16th October 2014 11:52pm
Written by dontask
I used to be that innocent little girl who always had a smile on her face.
There's not a single trace of her left in me.
It started out some time ago,
A want to be skinny,
A want to be pretty.
But no matter how much I puked I was never skinny enough.
I met a boy, thought he was the one for me.
He showed me the glory of cutting.
He ended up leaving, they always do.
That night I prayed- I prayed for god to put me in my grave.
Deppression came, and never left.
I started drinking, then I saw that old man winking.
He...
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Published on 16th October 2014 1:15pm
Written by LizB
I entered this small, white room with nothing but a desk and a few shelves on the wall. You were there, sitting in one of the three chairs facing me. You were so young, I wondered why someone like you would be a therapist. "This is the lady with severe social anxiety I was telling you about" Dr. H said behind me. I forgot he was still there. It wasn't severe, though and often I wondered if I even had social anxiety.
Doctors often label the unknown with something common.
Dr.H left and closed the door behind him. It was hard to believe I was even here...
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Published on 16th October 2014 7:29am
Written by Crow-Eye
Restless nights thinking about that one thing that's plagued my mind for the past 2 years.
I wish it meant something this feeling
Just a little bit of hope
One tiny glimpse
Something I could hold on to.

Wish I could hold you.

A true test of your feelings is not who you think of at 2am when your lonely but in your busiest day.
The one where you have so much shit on your mind but like a child who always has room for cake.
I always have room for you in my mind.
Safe.
Loved.
I wish I could show you.

I have no chance with you....
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Published on 16th October 2014 6:08am
Written by Semaj 0913338
fire reverse coal-red sensimilla sticky whisting smoke  
rings  something nothing not didn't banged hot cooler  
heavy whoosh sunny rainy on rock-roots stem-leaf till flower- mind    
haze filled filllossofees of T - H - E  teeth strip white on the    
the finger-wrist walking talking keys, the mechanical gravity of ass-bone flesh on wood,    
the dinosaur peat coal swamp juice in the wires, the electric circumfurnace of black tattoo    
type-o-graphs on the white glow face page are blurry and that’s how i like my glasses
and was just conducting an...
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Published on 16th October 2014 3:13am
Written by The Word And Verse Muggle
The following questions are taken from a profile of Scottish author Ian Rankin for bookshop chain Waterstone's:
http://www.waterstones.com/waterstonesweb/pages/content/1285/
Now all but two have been posed to our resident bad ass nine toed Jon Rot:
http://deepundergroundpoetry.com/poets/johnrot/
-What was your favorite childhood book?
A specific title is hard to pinpoint, but as a child I always enjoyed many of the choose your own adventure series.

Past toddler,early double digits, I believe age 12 was The Old Man and the Sea,Ernest...
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Published on 15th October 2014 9:42pm
Written by Strange Being wickedj98


adult poems
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Published on 15th October 2014 4:27pm
Written by The Word And Verse Muggle
The following questions are taken from a profile of Scottish author Ian Rankin for bookshop chain Waterstone's:
http://www.waterstones.com/waterstonesweb/pages/content/1285/
Now all but two have been posed to, Miss Mikhailov: Yekaterina ballerina
http://deepundergroundpoetry.com/poets/_shadoe_/

-What was your favourite childhood book?
Watership Down by Richard Adams

-Which book has made you laugh?
Puckoon by Spike Milligan

-Which book has made you cry?
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by...
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Published on 15th October 2014 4:03pm
Written by absinthe
MUNG A TOO LUNG PUMP PAR LORE atbp
October 2014 33 pages 25 poems
Available ebook (pdf) FREE at http://twolah.blogspot.com/
“Mung A Tool Lung Pump Par Lore atbp” translates to ‘proper’ English as “parlore poems” as each poem in the book is written in English but reads out in the Philippine language Tagalog. Reading the poems and interpreting them is like playing a game of word search. Writing them is transcendental meditation. If your language is both English and Tagalog, you’re lucky enough to be able to make two readings of the poems. If your language is just English, now’s...
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Published on 15th October 2014 2:30am
Written by ScottSF21
Deliberately tried to cut it down to the main ones.  
   
   
NON FICTION  
   
•The Rough Guide to Climate Change, 2nd Edition ,Robert Henson    
•Why Evolution is true,Jerry A. Coyne  
•The Big Questions: Physics By Michael Brooks  
•Scots: The mither tongue By Billy Kay.  
•Bury my heart at Wounded Knee-Dee Brown.  
* An introduction to Daoist Philosophies by Steve Coutinho.    
*Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu.  
*The Book of Chuang Tzu  by Chuang Tzu.  
* Convergence with...
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Published on 14th October 2014 7:48am
Written by Paige Rider Page_Writer
Today I started writing again, but I also started reading a book. It's called Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira. It's about a girl named Laurel who after getting an assignment in English class her freshman year to write a letter to a person whose died, she starts writing letters to several people whom have passed away. I haven't finished the book and I barely half way through it but it's just written so beautifully. It reminds me of Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky so far. The odd narration through letters, only instead of writing to an unknown friend, she's writing to...
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DU Poetry : Non-Fiction Prose: Diary Entries, Letters and Articles

Published on 13th October 2014 10:16pm
Written by DadaDoggyDannyKozakSaxfn dkzksaxxas_DanielX
FROM: "The Uncollected Letters,Comments, & Hypercommunications
              of a Misdeformed Informant"
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I do no Believe ANYTHING
produced in my think machine ('brain',yknow?)....
BELIEF is a most dubious indulgence
that seems to create a vast percen
tage the suffering we foist on
each other, the other countless species,
& on the earth itself which wee strive
to conkerr rather than 'share' ...
human thinking must be...
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Published on 13th October 2014 9:27pm
Written by Curtis clewluss
Dear Reader,
my brother, dave, wrote this letter to my dad,
some time in the 1980's, I believe.
My mom and dave had taken off to England, while
everyone else stayed in Michigan.
The style of the letter is fairly innocent, although not
really jock shock and awe poetry writing of the internet era we currently live in.
enjoy!




mom says it isn't fair.
Thats because we are on a train and are not
at the fair.
I am...
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Published on 13th October 2014 3:41am
Written by Spitz cmspitz
I've been burning myself. Please do not send internet hugs, sympathy, empathy or pity. I got diagnosed as a creative person. I'm not even kidding. That's what my therapist said. Well, not only that, they said that creative people tend to be the most critical of themselves. That's true. I noticed my problems, I'm working on them. Anyways, thought you should know why I didn't post or comment on anything recently. My reading and writing of poetry will continue shortly. Probably on the 17th. Oh, the 15th is my birthday. Yay.
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Published on 12th October 2014 11:24pm
Written by Cheyanne Chey
I have known a million people, but never like you. Many of my friends are special. But I still don't have a clue, how you got to be so wonderful. The worlds most perfect friend. You've always loved me and helped me, even when I was wrong. I'm sorry that I've hurt you. I'm sorry that I've hurt you. I'm sorry that I've made you cry. I will do my very best to make you proud, I promise I will try. Everyone sees hardship. And everyone feels pain. And if anyone knows it's you and me, the sun will shine through rain. You've given me so much. That words aren't enough to say how much I love you. I'm...
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Published on 12th October 2014 3:19pm
Written by Van Vandel_Viaclovsky

i n th
e oakla
nd air
d own
here

my friend Hakim  
with a polite manner,
nev'r gruff,
my friend Hakim age 23
singd like a dream
sho' 'nuff .
my friend Hakim  
ordinary extraordinary
conga conga tambourine
my friend Hakim  
eyes brown sweet as can be
honey honey and all that thing
my friend Hakim age 23 .
my friend Hakim he
cause no scene he cause no row
but bullet scream and bullet go
sho' 'nuff
bullet will as...
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Published on 12th October 2014 7:56am
Written by Narocia Volkov Narocia
There was a group from Keira High who went across the sea;
Who resided in Japan and were all filled up with glee.
They saw the sights and had delights that were just a bit too strange,
But they survived in the end and their cultural knowledge changed.
First they went to HIP to revise their Japanese,
Then they went to a Japanese school and everyone was pleased.
Many students gave out toys and threw them to the masses;
And then the little kids all ran out in flashes
To get the Aussie souvenirs was quite a lovely feeling;
Which left the little Japanese...
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Published on 12th October 2014 7:18am
Written by aftermath the_unheard
I know by the time you read this I will be out of the house and you can continue on with your life, and be a lot happier. I think though there are some things you fail to see.
I know that I haven't been the greatest member of your "perfect" family; but honestly, I am not your child. We are two different people, I think the major difference is that I don't let people push me around, including you; because through the years I am the one who constantly gets all the shit in the house, and I try to manage. But I am punished for managing in my methods, but if I was treated equal, then we...
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Published on 12th October 2014 4:39am
Written by A_Conduit
The snippet of conversation he had shared previously with her that day had left him feeling uninspired, he almost concluded that he should no longer reply to her, a good morning and a good night left at their respective times to let her know he was alright and still thought of her, but little more than that, he knew he couldn't do this no matter how hard he tried. Though the conversation on the surface appeared full of cheer and normality something about it's presentation, the tone he read it in, the over all feel and aspect of every word had numbed him, it had been a cold conversation,...
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Published on 11th October 2014 8:46am
Written by Cheyanne Chey
I can't take this
I can't take the stress anymore
I can't take the bullying
I can't take the depression
I can't take the pressure
I can't take the lies
I can't take the broken promise's
I can't take the hate
I can't take the crying
I can't take the goodbye's
I can't take the pressure
I can't take the fake smile I put on
I can't take this anymore
I can't ask for help,
No one will listen.
No one will take the time and sit down and actually listen to me.
I just want help...
Or maybe I don't want...
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Published on 11th October 2014 8:27am
Written by The Word And Verse Muggle
The following questions are taken from a profile of Scottish author Ian Rankin for bookshop chain Waterstone's: http://www.waterstones.com/waterstonesweb/pages/content/1285/
Now all but two have been posed to the beautiful Ghoulie  
http://deepundergroundpoetry.com/poets/Ghoulie/

What was your favourite childhood book?
A few come to mind;
Apparently the earliest book was a children's dictionary.  I was almost held back in kindergarten because instead of socializing with the other children at 'playtime,'  the only thing I would do was grab that...
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