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Best Cuts Like A Knife Poems

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Premium Member HE'S OUT OF MY LIFE
LOOSELY BASED ON THE MICHAEL JACKSON SONG SHE’S OUT OF MY LIFE

He’s out of my life
Because he’s got a wife
And I don’t know whether to...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, betrayal, emotions, humorous,
Form: Lyric



Stepping Stone
The day fast fades
the end draws near
our time is fleeting
so brief and so dear

Over and over
I longed for you so
the longing unanswered
and so I must...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, life, love hurts, moving
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HERE COMES THE BRIDE
Standing at the church awaiting his bride,
‘twas meant to be the best day of his life;
When she arrives, she is not by his side.

His bitter...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, pain, sad love,
Form: Villanelle
Flowers die,Pictures fade
I wrote this in memory of my uncle.


Flowers die and pictures fade,attempting
to erase every memory ever made.

Letters are lost while the clouds roll in,
letting the...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, tribute, family, lost, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Led to Eden
For so long you’ve been hiding from me in seclusion
Wise Muse, I must gasp as I make an intrusion
I know your plan was to lead...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, faith, nature, on writing
Form: Rubaiyat



GOODBYE
She's had enough of my clever lines
Thinking back on all those times
When my dreams were just a story 
She... wonders if anything's real 
Does he...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cuts like a knife, break up, destiny, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Not Enough Love
Oh, she was my best friend,
           who was she in the end?	
So much time filled...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cuts like a knife, sister, suicide,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Dandelion Seed
Like a dandelion seed slowly drifting by
I watch as they make their way to the sky
Lifting upward as life’s race is run
Leaving the earth and...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, metaphor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
The Shape of Our Kindled Past
You promised me anticipation
Of a fantasy future upon introduction
Happily ever after, you offered
But don't ask questions until info conferred.

Tentative and with inward questions afire
But with...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, love, recovery from..., uplifting,
Form: Prose Poetry
Herald Hermit
                      Sometimes I watch...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, write, write,
Form: Epic
Premium Member PROPS
We struggle through life, through the stress, through the strife, it cuts like a knife but onward we travel crawling through the dirt, through the...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, beautiful, blessing, encouraging, perspective,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Betrayal
Betrayal cuts like a knife
Spears the heart, bleeding with pain
Causing life to spin in strife
Betrayal cuts like a knife
Places a double edged memory in life
Anger...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, angst, betrayal, pain,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member A BRUSH OF ARS POETICA

A BRUSH OF ARS POETICA


Rhythmic verses wherein death paints a picturesque of life
or life itself is written in lethargic-dying state:
a dusty stocked vocabulary still cuts...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, imagery, inspiration, poems, poetry,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member on the impending demolishment of the Harewood Dams
For decades now we've swam, we've played
and on the grass, in sunshine laid.
A haven for our meditations
visited by our many generations.
Pristine beauty, nature's pride,
and now,...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, sad, water,
Form: Couplet
Thank You From The Bottom Of My Heart
You keep my heart beating and my life afloat,
You teach me what real love is all about.
You holding me means more than you know,
You help...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, devotion, life, love, me,
Form: Rhyme
Welcome Winter
Winter's chill is invigorating
Like and electric chair--zap!
Those cold hands make me want to run screaming
Get those icicles away from me!! Oh snap!
Welcome winter, don't last...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, funny
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Thankful
What am I thankful for?
As I lay here my mind searches 
Afraid of waking up 
it lurches
Vacilating within
the folds of my covers and brain
Trying to...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, blessing, passion, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Understanding Nature
Understanding Nature

Part 1: What (I Think) God Wants You to Know!

Some people don’t understand Nature,
Feel death and pain prove there’s no God
Or if there is...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, faith, , atheist,
Form: Rhyme
The Storm
The Storm, by Gayila Bolden

Like the calm before the storm, you came out of nowhere. No watches, no warnings, no public announcements and no time...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, deep, emotions, heart, love,
Form: Dramatic monologue
The Haves and the Have nots
In life there are those haves and those who have not
We are told there will always be poor people in life
Yet poverty causes me so...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, anger, angst, corruption, world,
Form: Rondeau
Judgment Day
I stand here alone, in a room all in black,
Patiently waiting for the gavel to clack;

I don’t get to speak, here at the end,
Persecuted by...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, angst, death, faith, forgiveness,
Form: Couplet
Relationship Epidemic (Females)
I'm now in the 3rd chapter of the Relationship Epidemic as I focus on the role of the female
They say one man's trash is another...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, girlfriend-boyfriendwoman, women, girl, life,
Form: Rhyme
I still need you so much Father
Always telling me how proud you were
In your eyes I could see you meant it for sure
You did everything you could for me
Always striving to...

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© BE Bailey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cuts like a knife, father daughter, i miss
Form: Rhyme
Guidance of Neon Lights
Loss cuts like a knife
Where you once were silence grows
The city halo beckons
While the breath of death
Lingers right beneath my skin
Tempting glow of fate calls...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, death, inspirational,
Form: Sedoka
Why Am I Here
Spelunking inside her mind,
searching for the answer she cannot find.
She keeps looking, draped in fear
as she asks, why am I here? 
No one is guiding...

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Categories: cuts like a knife, heartbroken,
Form: Qawwali