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Lost Thinker
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Poetry Contest

Thia poem will have to be about being silenced
Less than 30 lines
2 weeks
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Tyrant of Words
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by the majority
who believe
in the authority's
right to use
our children
for what ever
they can think of
While We
just sit silent
what is written
on the news

Nathaniel Peter
Fire of Insight
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Fresh Wounds For The Holidays

Even when I speak I am silenced by your absence
Love is blind but apathy is deaf
Trying to win a one sided argument
So many reasons we’re both right finds us in the wrong
When whose grudge holds the most weight
Is gauged by the deepest scar
I remember who you were but I don’t know who you are
Timeless pain like fresh wounds for the holidays
Trading presence for presents
Guilt trips are cash crops on a lifeless vine
Well financed abandon, I’m dead but I swear I’m fine
No funeral for happiness just the strange feeling of all that’s missing
Learning to hate beautiful, memories are weapons in the hands of reminiscing
Every thought a fixation of what used to be
Like mental self-mutilation, you are the wound that I inflict on me…

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The Quiet before the Storm

I am Silenced too young to have a say.
Or at least that's what THEY say.

A young girl crying in the corner, feeling all alone because no one knows what exactly to do. This feeling its gotten old to her but the heart break, stress and custody its all new.

Inheriting traits from each of her "Loving" parents she wonders (Am I a whore?), (Am I a good for nothing?) as they argue on the phone
She covers her ears and for every scream and name her heart it gets a little colder and in every instant, turns a little more distant.

Oh young girl if you only knew that you're not all alone, your not the only one and that this turmoil will eventually pass will I see you smile?
Written by BitterThorn_118
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Dangerous Mind
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Refused to Be Silenced

Be quiet because you do not know what you are saying.
It is like someone constantly telling you to stop praying
To a god that you believe in. Do not be silenced by those
Who say that you cannot voice your opinion. You rose
To the occasion. You were taught to speak your mind
Because that is how you were raised. You cannot bind
Your ideas and beliefs to someone else. Do not let
Others to tell you to be quiet because it is a threat
To society and what you have to say does not matter.
Do not be afraid to speak and let your voice splatter
Against the world that is too black and white. You are
Allowed to voice your concerns. Do not let the scar
On your windpipes and the tape over your mouth
Stop you from screaming or getting knocked out.
So no, I will not be silenced and neither should you
Because there are still too way many of us who
Do not have a voice or cannot have a voice.
They have every limited opinion and choice.
Written by eswaller
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Fire of Insight
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Here comes the silence
Voiceless violence
Festering pilot in control
Agitation, aggravation
Burning through my soul
Never sing, never cry
Never say what’s on my mind

Tyrant of Words
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Silencing The Truth

You have the right to remain silent



I plead the Fifth Amendment



I refuse to answer any questions



No Comment, No Comment, No Comment


Who comes up with this shit?
Why would anyone remain silent?
Especially if they are innocent
It’s only the guilty that hide this way
The stupid guilty that are not good liars
Can’t keep their story straight under cross examination
Too weak minded to stand up and shout your answers clearly
All you are really being asked to do is tell the bloody truth
But you can’t because then they will see you are guilty
An accessory after, during and before the crime
In my world if you pled the fifth
You would get the same jail
Time as the crime committed
Regardless of who did it
Twenty five years for
Pleading the fifth
They’d talk then
Like twittering
Stool pigeons

Fire of Insight
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Lip Disservice  

Gauze in the throat
holding hostage...
stifled screams
reductions invade
with obstructions
& gagging my esteem

Lips faltering
limp scraps of felt flail
flimsy and numb
Anxiety drums...
like Medusa optics
spying as I'm stunned
Gripping this rip
caught in my taught
constricted - restricted
Panic's bass chords - fevered - strum...

Manacles beset my tongue

Social anxiety is a CUNT.
Written by AtoMikbomb
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Lost Thinker
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I like this poem

Starving demons
Fire of Insight
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Spider webs

There are spider webs behind her eyes
Reinforced with secrets
Coated in deciet  
Dripping malice  
Glittery invitation cloaked in ambiguity  

  Breathing ...  
             darting and glistening  
            Pleading my mind to run    
             Knows it's pointless  

I'm already stuck in her web  
The only way to survive her is the mind 
Written by Jadedembers (Starving demons)
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My glottis strived to
Prove it's stand.
But was weighed down
By his indifference.
Even my lips hops to cope,
But his eyes wouldn't them.

He doesn't seem to give an attention:
Even my courage,he'd silenced.

Maybe i'll pick my way.

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