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How Deep Is Your Love?

Faith Elizabeth Brigham
Tyrant of Words
United States 12awards
Joined 29th Aug 2012
Forum Posts: 208

Poetry Contest

This is a shout-out to all of you romantics out there. Love is in the air. Submit one original poem, new or old, that has to do with true love. No more than than 30 lines please. Please check your spelling and grammar. How deep is your love?

Dangerous Mind
United States 14awards
Joined 18th Aug 2017
Forum Posts: 326

Twisted Dreamer
Joined 23rd Aug 2014
Forum Posts: 16

Lost Love

Lost Love
She curled up there in the darkness,
In the corner where no one could see,
On edges of the tombstones,
Her heart is shattered, and it bleeds.

Everything thing around her everchanging,
The whole world distorted and insane,
She feels that no place is safe anymore,
And it is taking a toll on her brain…

She knew better than to come here,
She knew it would only bring pain,
Tears wither down to soil her cheek,
Her mind now lost in the love of the game…

Her eyes try to pierce the darkness,
Terror reigns just beyond the night sky,
Her head spinning like the web of a widow,
Her heart broken and her soul contrite…

No one can hear her screaming,
It’s mostly because no one cares,
The one she loved gone forever,
And it is more pain than she can bare…

There was no denying she loved her,
Their souls seemed to be intertwined,
When together they didn’t even need to speak,
They could just stare into each other’s eyes…

But all that they had is gone now,
She has only herself now to blame,
A memory sealed in the darkness,
Her head hangs down in the shame…

It is over
Written by exvso8m1
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Astral Gift
Thought Provoker
Greece 5awards
Joined 8th June 2015
Forum Posts: 272

the goddess of love, Aphrodite

the goddess of love, Aphrodite
personanongrata (Astral Gift)
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Fire of Insight
United Kingdom 27awards
Joined 15th Sep 2019
Forum Posts: 524

Morning Mice

Warmth has helped you to uncurl
spread soft amongst the bedding.
A breeze has brought the swaying stalks
that whisper dreams from distant fields,
a tongue reveals a hungered look,
babbled under fresh melt brooks
that strokes your eyes to saucers.

A stretched out smile sets sail
on crushed up coracle leaves,
urgent through the rapids
then eddies tremble through the reeds.
Deep inside the riverbank
we twist entwined by tails,
and dance before the harvest
has time to find our veils.
Written by Razzerleaf
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Francisco J Vera
Tyrant of Words
United States 21awards
Joined 25th Jan 2020
Forum Posts: 5254

Blended Heart

She owns my heart
For her mind had
me mesmerize and
listening to her talk
Which making her
heart melt like butter
Which is making
me happy because
she's my world
Our hearts will
one and the
same because
we are there for
each other for I'm
reading her heart
which is filled
with Love and Joy
Written by Phantom2426 (Francisco J Vera)
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Tyrant of Words
Joined 25th Aug 2011
Forum Posts: 16318

For Love

For love lost and never found
for forgiveness undeserved
I crave rebirth

For the love of you
I stand against the everlasting crash
of slaughtering waves

For the love unrequited
I wait on the threshold of Eden
Not wanting to be denied

For Love.
Written by Grace (IDryad)
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Tyrant of Words
Scotland 32awards
Joined 4th Dec 2018
Forum Posts: 1889

New Constant

The brightest luminary
Of any night sky
My new constant
A guiding star
Giving me lover's sight
dreams beyond infinity-

want to dance with you
Lay my head
On your chest
Slowly sway
To some lover's song

And in your fiery flames
I will rise
Phoenix high
Burning away
raising into our euphoria
Where I will love
My reflection in your eyes

want to be your thunder
The reason your heart races
The smiles beams
Written by AspergerPoet56
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Tyrant of Words
England 33awards
Joined 10th Jan 2021
Forum Posts: 5941

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Thought Provoker
United States 2awards
Joined 17th Feb 2018
Forum Posts: 80

Starry Eyed

Let us not cast our gaze downwards  
as our fused humanity consumes  
as our shared divinity overtakes.  
Let each serve as guiding stars  
sherpas on this odyssey.  
Let us sink completely. Consummately.  
For every constellation ever contemplated is consecrated in this one love story.  
And every love story ever imagined indelibly imbedded in the depths of our six starry eyes.  
Written by Rachelleundrgrd
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Dangerous Mind
Joined 24th Mar 2013
Forum Posts: 3367

i’ll fight you forever


because you kissed your way into my spine
you locked me out and told me
it was my fault for going outside

you told me to figure it out
and treated me like a child
i let you see me lose control
get sick
be high
on you
and you didn’t wanna take care of me
because that job was supposed to be
all mine

i figured that out

i can be better than this
and i was ready
but you had to hang me

out to dry
Written by anna_grin (ANNAN)
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fml i didn’t know which one to pick

Guardian of Shadows
United States 87awards
Joined 17th Feb 2013
Forum Posts: 5602

For A Short While


Funny, how
life drags us down roads, kicking
and screaming—

two immense years, then
I forgot to put blood
on my doorposts
in our giddiness of amour, so
the Angel of Death, indeed
knew where to come knocking.

Off you went, having been
someone’s firstborn, but
no stranger to inevitables, and
the one who loved me
the most.

The tales, you told—
all of them, true, and
I would have gladly cleaned up
after your nights of heroin and vomit, had
I known you, then.

But I did pluck your hairs
off the pillow in the morning, and
I’ve kept them safe--little
bits of you
that I can still touch.

Do you catch them, when
I blow kisses, heavenward?

At least I learned
what pure love
is supposed to be like.
Written by MadameLavender
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Dangerous Mind
United States 29awards
Joined 30th June 2016
Forum Posts: 749

Pierced Heart

Mine heart be pierced  
were it not so loved;  
or doth receive  
every light from above.

To he whom knows  
it shines so rare;  
where full it grows  
in want so bare.  
Yet not without,  
and still within;  
a regale beats  
'ere light grows dim.  
Let one light rise  
to beam upon  
whose heart believes  
in weak made strong.  
And lo, a song;  
an anthem's refrain --  
the mystery of dark  
wherefrom I call your name.  
Written by PoetsRevenge
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Thought Provoker
Nigeria 4awards
Joined 12th Dec 2020
Forum Posts: 82

Indigo Girl

You wore an indigo, let me guess
Last time I saw you was in a photo
Now all I wish to get from you is a cameo
You the one I would like to call my widow
The tenderness of your love is like that of a whitlow..

I am raising my voice to sing for you I am not using falsetto
See here my tempo is not in an allegro
To protect you I got enlisted in judo
Even though am lumbering I will walk to reach you at the gulf of Mexico
Burden of your love weight cannot be measured in kilo
Pretty girl you my love monitor
Your presence cleans me up like a janitor
Last time we met I look like an anonymous to you..
Let me down I am having an attack of a vertigo
In your absence I only remain a no show
Simple pendulum girl let me know am I a specimen to you?
Please go easy girl you are my single dose regimen..
Written by Numer90 (Numer0-un0)
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Tyrant of Words
United States 74awards
Joined 21st July 2020
Forum Posts: 2349

once upon a blistering truth.

looking for shells;  
the beach was blistering cold    
wind battered my resilience    
I took that perfect picture;    
we framed it    
accenting our space-    
our love, just right    
one look,      
and I was always    
right back there    
watching you ahead of me    
thinking to myself  
this moment defines  
wishing I also had a picture    
of the moment    
right after,      
as you turned,    
smiled brilliant,  
just before kissing me  
so earnest...  
it's there I felt  
a hard gust blow,
our bits that remained
all I could feel    
was truth.      
Written by Bluevelvete
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