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Best Skeletons In The Closet Poems

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Dancing skeletons in the closet
I dance in and out of your peripheral vision
I'm not really sure you see me at all you see the empty spaces I take up

I...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, dark, death, grief, suicide,
Form: Verse



Skeletons in the Closet
I don't know what to do anymore.
I've forgotten what this bed is for. 
It's going to take a leap of faith.
I jump in bed and...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, forgiveness, recovery from...love, me, i love
Form: Narrative
Skeletons In The Closet
Everyone has one,
yes my friend its true,
those deep dark secrets,
that make yourself YOU.
Skeletons in the closet,
call it what you will,
sooner or later that closet opens,
and...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, lifedark, dark,
Form: I do not know?
This Is Who I Am
I’m friends with the skeletons in the closet,
Knives, razors and all sharp instruments are my best friends.
Poison; they’re my parents,
Guns are my cousins.
Water save me...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, allusion, emo, suicide,
Form: Narrative
Noiseless Thunder
Noiseless Thunder
                by Odin Roark

Hearing the footsteps of one’s genealogy,
the...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: skeletons in the closet, dream, growth,
Form: Prose Poetry



Premium Member DREARY DAZE

Night market stalls
So much to see;
Feel happy daze


Curious eyes feast
Seek a fond buy;
Pretty things shout


Street food vendor
Pleasant fare delights;
Long queue waiting


Crowded street
Hawker offerings;
Brisk buy and...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, angst,
Form: Haiku
Grim Delight
Sun kissed roses and moon cast shadows,
this garden holds dark beauty.
Shifting eyes are ever watchful,
seeking me out with devilish glee.
Haunted castle looming above,
with it's banshee...

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© Amy Frazey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: skeletons in the closet, death, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Pain As A Catalyst For Faith
I never sought your money, never sought your gold
all I ever asked, was for the truth to be told
while time has passed, my hope has...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, childhood, confusion, faith, family, forgiveness, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Ghosts
They are the past reincarnated, emotions never faded
Ideas of fear
Awakening
Dispersing 
Floating 
Dead
But

Very much alive 

Skeletons in the closet
Past, present, future combine
Along with fiery talks
Of black...

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© Nana B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: skeletons in the closet, allegory, allusion, dark, fear, political, society,
Form: Free verse
sweet love
your love sufficates me my eyes begin to pop,
you hold me so tight you block my viens and my heart wants to stop,

your love is...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, loveme, heart, heart, love, me, drug,
Form: I do not know?
Blue Rainbow
Confusion rakes away at my brain
I don’t want to face this life…this pain
Yet I can’t leave behind those many others
Living life and love till it...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, dedication, friendship, life, love, sad, me,
Form: Rhyme
From Within
I made a mistake
And opened that door again
The secret hidden one
Where the demons are kept in
I tugged at the strings
In the delicately woven
Sanity of carpet
I...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, angst, sad,
Form: I do not know?
THE BATTLE WITH MY UNWILLING-SELF

Over here in an Emotional plebiscite;
Knowing it's do or die
Sparked by emotional suicide 
These feelings linger like a pesticide,
While I'm trying to go overdrive.
Finally asking...

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Categories: skeletons in the closet, confidence, conflict, inspiration, inspirational, life, literature,
Form: Rhyme