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You are worth the effortYou will always be worth the effort he saysto my aching heartand haunted mind as I stareblankly, devoid of emotion or awareness
Far away in mind but close in heart The time well spent is more than I could need Yet I’m still feeling the tears I left on your shirt
What’s it to you friend If I had known you when we made some mistakes time and time again So let me tell you what; let me implore you the lesson
as I'm running to my goals a hill stands in the way. very tall, very steep, and ruining my day. I try to run up it with every ounce of speed but then I trip and then I fall
Something in my gut tells me to just run away, move on and find someone less difficult but then a spark of hope ignites in my heart and says
A letter to the Universe   The first bell, it rang at 8:05 The first day when he stepped his feet on the Holy ground United States, the land of opportunity
GRADUATION POEM By: Eric Fraley   Here today Here we sit Class of 2017 Amongst our friends Our fellow classmates
P a t h w a y s        By: SeemsPoetic   I can feel it in my heart I'm already slowing dying  In my mind…
The thought that counts I hold this dear Regardless the gift The intent is clear Loving someone, has no price Its unconditional
“I Love You” What does a "healthy relationship" mean to you? Poetry Slam  
What others see as an ocean, to you is little more than trival commotion. Like puddle after a crisp rain, you travese that watery obstacles others have tried in vain. What others see as a unclimbable wall,
Sometimes words can be tossed,   Their actual meanings lost.      Sometimes words are hand selected,  
i’m focused the Computer not comprehending     whether or not i am truly thinking about what i am  
Thankful, a short word denying a bond's regression a soldier fighting the war between conformity and expression  When I wake I can Taste the salt in my tears
Will they ever know how much they mean to me? How even on the hardest days they could make me smile? When I was at my worst when I had no reason to go on, when I was done with the world,
My motto this year: But despite the negatives, There were positives.
Shoveling driveways, my ligaments at risk of a deep freeze, I earn my worth.Saving money, temptations of Pinterest, I earn my worth.Studying units, sleep deprivation clawing at the backs of my eyelids, I earn my worth.Building a GPA, drowning in a
Why did you do this to me? Why did you crush all my hopes? You took all my hard work And threw it to the ground Like it meant nothing. Do you hate me or something? Why do you hate me?
I am not a poet, And when I do I try, I put myself down, And give up every time.   I am not a poet, Though I would like to be. I find I can never express My feelings accurately.  
Every year,  There's that one person you always stick to. And drop them once they go to a college, or somewhere else. If you love them, why can't you put a little more effort? Put a little effort in me too. 
Many misty mornings I CAST into the deep sea my net,   Thinking...perhaps, that ALL my efforts might pay my debt.
We decided to build a house It was that part of time before school the leaves had started turning and the reeds in the swamp had died But there was still time so my brothers
Hurdle down from the highest bluff my child. One day you loomed forth from the obscure. Venture into dirt and sand blank the division who coward. Do not dare to bawl out to the floor.
I feel so utterly replaceable. I feel like feeling anything at all is dangerous. 
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As I pursue my career goals, I work my hands until they bleed, For some extra cash so you see. As I take care of a cancerous parent, My needs often go unapparent. I do not mind; after all, what are families for?
E: Everyone who supported me in my hard times
It's so hard for us to operate. We're broken machines. There must be a kink in our wires, or rust in our rings.   Tarnished metal and bent-up parts. You're my tin man and I'm your tin girl.
When you say "Goodbye, I love you," I just wanna take you away  and show you a better place than the dashboard and the faces people make.  
At a glance... Years are Engraved on the forehead Eroded by concealer Souls are Peering from the eyes Blocked by avoidance Ignorance is Spoken boastfully To those who will listen
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