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I don’t need youI don’tIt took me 8 long monthsBut it’s trueI don’t need your smile or your laughI don’t need your hand tangled in mine
When I would go to the store as a child I would always grab something off the shelf and my mom would have the same conversation every time. The same patience in her eyes. The same faded smile.
I understand not what goes through their minds The hateful, the wicked the all holy divine They speak of God's love and say they will pray if you listen closely they cackle as you walk away
You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone you’re gonna miss the way I loved you you’re gonna miss the way I let you hurt me you’re gonna miss what I let you get away with you’re gonna miss the way my hair shines in the sun
There’s a billion stars in the sky And only one moon. It’s a gift to be alone, But a price for solitude.  
The people in my class analyzed poetry With finely sharpened pencils And color coordinated pens.                           I don’t understand.
You are what made me. You are what brought me to my knees. You are what rose above me in triumph. You are my downfall.   I am what made You. I am what made You able to tower high above me.
Life is trying to find the light Throughout the years we learn to fight At times we all may frown We all have an up and a down Finding themselves searching for more Hoping for another open door
if you leave before i go if you stay find me in your shallows  
Dear me, You’ll regret this you know.Letting time slip by;it’ll pass in a flash.You’re leaving soon. You’ll hate this you know.All these hours you workfor a chance at more school.You’ll be there soon. You’ll doubt this you know.The path you have c
She needed someone who would be there Someone who could see the raging thoughts that haunted her Her heart craved for a soul that would care A being that would understand her nightmare
Tell me what you want,And I promise I won't give it to you.   I know, it's harshI know, it's not what you thoughtI know, I love you  
The earth sits, bare. How it wishes for there to be One to bring water to the deserted field. Let the seeds of the beautiful flowers and trees Grow and grow until the bareness can no longer be seen.
There is a girl sitting in front of me I have known her for years and Though we are not friends we Are not acquaintances either She is talking about something
love. can i fall? you make me feel all these weird things in my stomach and then i wonder if there's enough time to form this bond.
O LordHow I have fallen overAllowed my fresh to take overAddictions of old uncover
It's 20 minutes to sunrise I'm watching the sun kiss every inch of your skin as it awakes from its slumber and peers through the window Skin that only God could have molded with red clay from the earth
She felt my thirst.Grabbing my legs lifting me in the air.I had no idea what was about to happen.The plastic removed from my face, the breath of life.I felt comfort in her hands.
  Kids come in like snow on a winter’s day All their smiles just light up my day They come inside to run and play
Guns, death, anger at race Too many times have tears rolled a face To cry is to express pain and distress America seems to be in that state of mess
Heavenly father as I wake to this new day you have made; I thank You and your Son for the price that was paid. I know at times it may feel like I've hidden through my dismay,
No drink can equal, No pill can match, No smoke can level, a high like that.
Hate. Intense or passionate feelings of dislike. Feelings that rip apart friends, families, nations alike. Today, it is a feeling of honor among this nation.
How can we say we live in the land of the free while the homes of the brave are being taken away            How can we ignore the illness and poverty suffered so immensely
These words are a salvation  that flows from the need in my chest through my arms and out my flying fingertips   These words are a salvation stemmed from the same feelings  and whirls of thought
It echoes through my mind and feels glossy, shimmering as if it were a woodland fairy; with wings beating up and down in a  steady rhythm, a slow staccato but
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Time We need it A 24 hour sequence To keep moving, breathing, living Time What would we do without it?   7am Open your eyes 8am Out the door 9am I have arrived 12pm Lunch
    All I need…   All I need is music Music is everything to me It keeps me calm I'm distressed Its there to listen to me
She flips page after page, anxiously trying to reach the end; Because there will be an end, And it will be a happy one; Hers? She's not so sure; But no, she won't think of that;
When I was a newborn, it was Mommy. When I was six, it was to be "a big girl." When I was fifteen, it was freedom. Now -   I thought I knew who I was. I thought I knew what I wanted.  
What the body needs  It needs to feed It needs to feel It needs to fail  Stuck on an island Ain't no point in rioting  Because i'll have what I need Some peace of mind 
I am nothing without him. For he is who has me all. I climb trees, limb from limb To hope he catches me if I fall. They say he is not right, What did he do wrong?
I've spent a lifetime in this room.Certain sources of light.Various lamps have come and gone,all lasting different times.Wherever they have been placedin the dark box that is my room,
      If you ask Google “what are the most essential resources to sustain human life?” Google will tell you that food, water, oxygen and a moderate temperature are the basic necessities for human survival. 
We think  we need but we don't.   Another  false alarm turns out that we don't.   Then you  come along your little paws and I do.  
I could sit here and talk about How all I need is an amount Of money to make my life worth living. But in the webs of subtle things That this world of bustling
They say “you’re too young.”  How do they know? They can’t see what’s in our heads; they can’t understand what we feel. It’s all cliché, it’s all true. I know the difference between a want and a need.
H20 By Bethany Hughes   Water. On a deserted island; water would be necessary to drink, to survive. Water. Flowing throughout my body, through yours,
A real person to keep me sane A real joke to ease my pain A real voice to open my mind A real moment to kill some time A real hug to lose myself A real touch from no one else A real soul to set me free
Something I can't live without isn't hard to choose he is one of many I don't want to lose. He spends his time loving and caring for me all while hoping I set myself free. He does not judge, he does not hate,
  A hand desperately craved twisting and stretching pulling my strings   Now, in this new land To sense I’m enslaved
And the deities of my being discussed why only one person was fit to receive their devotion.    "The way he runs his hands through me, with idle care and adamant presence. 
I guess the question is one thing I can't live without, however there are many. You see, life is based on essentials and bare necessity.  Oxygen, food and water, but these are mundane.
fire:your red and orange flames,keep me warm,cook my food,santize my water, keep predators away,be my light in the dark, your crackling will keep me company, the one thing I'll need to live.
We argue every day. We argue until walls fall down, Until the neighbors from downstairs look up at us And say the next day “Please don’t slam the door. We hear you.”
Breathe in Hmmm Breathe out Whooo So easy Hmmm So simple Whooo In, out ......................... Miss the beat Hmmmm Wh oooo Skip a step Hmmm Silence.
With your eyes so deep blue   and the sight of your lovely pale face.          Oh, you don't have a clue!   It feels like I'm with you in space.   You've taken my heart.  
I can't live without him. I physically could, but I mentally can not. He is my rock. He is my best friend. He is always by my side. He does not judge me. He encourages me. He loves me.
I can't live without air.  Seriously. That automatic pull that the lungs take, that convert within themselves, without us even thinking or knowing.  That creation of taking in and out what is around. 
Happiness is elusive. Sometimes it hides in the hands of a boy,  his fingertips across my back. And I need his hands like concrete blocks, to build up my spine. And I need his mouth
Want and need. Simple words, but refer to greed. What is it that you want? Money? Friends? Family? Solitude? What is it that you need? Money? Friends? Family? Solitude?
I don't want to say you're all I need.That I can't live without you.  That when we fall asleepI match my inhale to yours. I want to say that I exist on my own.That I can standwithout your arms around me.
Rakish reflections pass from an Aging streetlight to grace your cheek; The soft touch of that fragile golden glow Compliments the green looking back at me   The smell of smoke is fast asleep
Everything is concrete In a world where he loves me. Laughter is more booming And sun's rays zooming, Burning, smiling on our peerless pairing.   I can now say I slept Without knowledge of depth
What can't I live without? My phone, my dog, endless possibilities.  All things that make me happy, none that fulfill my answer. Laying under the stars, I think, I cant live without...Love.
My soul to keep. Attached not to my heart, But to my ears. My soul rings down. Down to my heart.
I need your eyes looking back into mine I need your love, your words, your time. I need your lips and love divine I' ve had none of this kind.   I need your secrets spilling from your soul
It is my conscious will My want to always till A world that never stays still. It is my conscious awareness  My life I impress On a world ravaged with tests. It is my conscious emotion
S, Someone please explain to me how we define ourselves U, Undermined, unloved, understood by none C, Cease the stronghold on this white washed country C, Cancel your freedom subscription the magazines void
All I need is the motivation, the motivation to get up in the morning, the motivation to keep getting up in the morning, the motivation to get up every morning. The motivation to make it
Thank you. You changed my entire life with a simple smile. You bring me happiness and gratitude, and make me into a better women everyday.   Thank you.
I see people come and go, I see people say goodbye and hello. You cannot deny the feeling that grows, when You and the people join paths. It comes to stay and grow, this feeling.
Joy
The world is Black, A bleak balance beam, and I am blind. The world is Silent, A plunging sense of destruction that makes one want to tear themselves apart. The world is Empty,
Joy
The world is Black, A bleak balance beam, and I am blind. The world is Silent, A plunging sense of destruction that makes one want to tear themselves apart. The world is Empty,
My grandma is so close to my heart. Without her, my life would be such a change. I have loved her since the start, If I didn't have her, my life would be strange. My grandma helps me stay strong.
I am a dreamer I look into the sky I gaze at the stars and I think of you You make me healthy You have helped me grown in so many way You relax me You are there for me when Im sick
Smile, smile, a world of smiles. When you haven't seen your own in a while, look around and you will see, smile, smile, a world of smiles.  
What I need are my dreams I have while awake. My ambitions that keep me foing forward, Doubt I always shake. Growing and succeeding for those whom I care, Becoming a better person, becoming more aware.
There is one thing I absolutely need A friend Someone who is close to me Someone to talk to, someone who cares Someone who is always there to dry my tears A friend
You ask me what I need As if without air I can still breathe, Without water or sunlight I'll be fine. So All necessities aside, I guess I need the world.  It's a lot to ask, but 
To live without words, Is like living without life. Speak out and be heard.
The reason I wake The reason I live The reason I try The reason I smile The one thing I love The one thing I need   You.
All I need are books and pens And study halls with all my friends. All I need is the internet To answer the questions i dont get All I need is the library And to cry when the stress is getting to me.
When I cannot sleep at night and nothing feels right, I look to you. When you guide me on my way and protect me as I lay, I will thank you
I know when it's not there,But it's all I need. I know when it's there,But I barely realize it. I feel it.I crave it.But I never think to hold on to it. Relax, man.
Whatever I need... Is all I need Whether it be the love of my life Or a tiny flax seed Whether the world on my shoulders Or the sun's delightful rays The love of my life, and his beholders
Your mind works in curious ways, like the sun only ever reaches it on the days when you let your guard down.Your optimism is much more rare lately.  
I want to strip you to your bones. Suck from you the marrow which gives you life. Press the lungs that fill you. Burst the veins that marionette you.
My world My own chaos Surrounds in ways that  nobody can feel but I. My thoughts My own ideas provokes me in ways that nobody can harness but I My breath Life we all need to be
Day 29:  I need her, Like the waves need the moon to move I need her. I need her in every way. She made the inevitable form of death not even cross my mind. Who is her you ask?
"I don't know how," he says to me. It's been 17 years and it only took three. Three years of my life wasted on a process; A process to let go of the one man who should promise,
All I need are the lives of my brethren, given up for the ideals of the free. Pressing forward with my dreams I've been buildin' Seeing all these faces looking up at me. Millin' in my mind, all the time,
I need my phone.   Yes I'm addicted, But I need it.    What if someone text me,  Or messages me on Facebook,  Or maybe sends me a snapchat.  I need it.   
When there is someone you truly love, You'll find that life before them was without consequence. Without purpose. You feel useless. Before I met Her, I thought that what I couldn't live without was materialistic.
Need gets confused with want You ask me about it, and I can’t respond For need changes in time
To think. That's what I need. Thinking is not tangible, but the product of it is. Stranded, lost, and deserted. Tragic indeed, but with my mind I can accomplish anything.
All we own All we want We forget What we got   This stuff Not worth a penny It’s all loss See the reality   You can take my money Take my stuff
there's this boy and i love him like a letter loves it envelope and my heart aches like too much christmas when i see him walking down the hall and he keeps   his     eyes
One time love You're not When I see you I know you're the best   When we hold hands We share so much Our love is timeless Our loving time   I want to be with you
Ive always hidden from his eyes
I am a wave Part of the ocean Floating high, floating low And sinking When I crash My highs are So high I give God A high-five My lows are So low I'm not even in existence
Free From everything I used to be                      Re-writing my history Picture by picture I’m finding me   I’m alright My hair plain brown, my face aged with time
Tick tock, goes the clock, as I'm just waiting For your mind to click, realize, and see I want you. I feel the bittersweet sting. Wish you would feel the same way about me.
Love. One word. That has so much meaning and power behind it. I mean, I’m not even sure I know the value  of it is anymore. I thought I did.
JOB
I really need a job though I really need a good job There's nothing impossible for me But right now the only option the people like me is McDonalds Mexicans like me Colombians like me Cubans like me Peruvians like me Argentinians like me and some
they look at me and all agree they think im a stuck up white girl like, "she probably gets all her shit for free" ive got blonde hair, blue eyes. and my skintone is real white
College what a magical place.
Makeup is itchy So I don’t wear it. Purses are heavy So I carry stuff in my pockets. If it can’t fit in my pockets Then I don’t really need it. But what I really don’t need
 Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Breathe in then breathe out Pitch black   The smell outside Is the smell of a future Thrown away into the depths
vertiginous thoughts occupy space                 in my head where there was none each thought jets by my naked eye                 shot from a smoking gun lascivious intents spew words
  So some of my friends recently asked me, want to go swimming today? And I gave them a foul, foul look, and stated without delay No. I clearly don’t want to swim in the pool so you can go play
Gems and Dimonds and most of the lot are smeared and bruised  by life's dirty plots so thus we gems  so thus we diamonds work from dust to bring new light  we are not perfect
I am a bird, unnoticed but free
He loved me once Everyday he told me so.  Anytime of the day it didn't matter. Right there beside me or There in the middle of the day. space between us grew bigger and bigger
Girls. Overpriced makeup. It Differentiates those who want to be from those who... Are?
they look at her with big bright eyes little do they know she rages inside they look at her like she's an angel sent from above little do they know she's far from being jesus white dove
I wake up in the morning and look in the mirror, To see who I am and wonder if I need to change.  The media shows us that we are  inferior, That without being slim and muscular we are strange.
I can see that you are broken Liek a vase that's fallen off the shelf and was stuck back together with the biggest pieces There are small cracks in you waiting to be filled with what you once were
  Waiting for time to pass Staring at a half empty glass Who is right Who is wrong No one has the answer
Please forget all your woes You are a lovely blooming rose A flower that any would choose A person too special to lose I feel I have made you weary The thought just makes me teary
She was jogging late one evening As every night she did Aware not of the treachery That falling darkness hid
I guess the thing is we all want something to fight for; 
Through the crack in the wall, a streak of light spills on the ground.
It seeps into your bones
It's just one more hit
"The horror, the horror!" They cry; yet what does it matter? They hide their faces even as the world Did THEN.
It is rare that a man Can come to terms with Surrender. It is in a unfair waisteland that a man can make sense of these thoughts that will hinder. Its uncomprehensible that
Is anyone on the other side of this silent phone call? Anticipation stirs even the seventh time I dailed your number. My hope returns when I hear your voice and drops when I hear the pause in the same word.
What is hope Is it the illogical sense of knowing everything will be alright? Is it stupid Is it smart   What is hope Is it wishing something that you want comes true? Is it selfish
Hush little girl, and rest in me
Oh, you hate men? Why would you be a feminist? All guys aren't like that..That's so unfair.
i hear your voice and i subconciously smile and i feel your warm embrace around me as we softly giggle over the phone "did someone just call your name?" "no" "oh. maybe it was my heart. maybe it needs you"
i hear your voice and i subconciously smile and i feel your warm embrace around me as we softly giggle over the phone "did someone just call your name?" "no" "oh. maybe it was my heart. maybe it needs you"
She takes flight. All the light in those babydoll eyes. Broken. Soars away from these hardships. Tender hands burned. In this seemingly painless discuise. Don't leave me in the darkness.
It is my serenity My escape when reality is too much to bare. Freedom among that unexplainable And you are the guide.   You guided me here, To this vast wonderland of beauty.
I find it hard to live in the world I am in.
I do not speak loud
Nothing sweeter than ice cold water to a parched mouth The sweet nectar oozes into the throat
He has no home she has no water he's cold she's hungry  
My dream job is not  too popular, but one that completes me. To feed the poor, clothe the naked, share some water if need be.   It calls me when I see the homeless.   It calls me when I feel hungry.
Where disease has left the mark of pain, I can and must wipe out the stain. Where the need is deep and most profound, That is where I know I'm bound.   As a doctor trained with special skills,
i knew you were my hero
  Obstacles here and there,
What is a want and need compared to a desire? i want money, need air,but you i desire for you are the one i want to acquire the one i want to see after work when im tired
examine him closely
When I first saw you, Your head was down Your eyes were stained red, and leaking They were leaking, something that smelt like pain, or fear.
Lonely, I can't remember reading the definition. An emotion that I,I've felt in constant repetition. My defense mechanism fits the repulsed credentials of the God above.
When he tells you about their first date And about how perfect that first summer was He doesn't love you   When he explains to you in soft, hushed details How he made love to her in the back of his jeep
We really aren't a thing We aren't a thing, we can't be. I see you,
Lord I like my life But please give me a wife For me to love For me to care for Rich or poor From heaven to the shore Of the sandy beach Where I will teach My son to fish
  Staring into the shiny blue The shiny blue enraptures me Let it save me Distract me From the self-mutilation I impose upon myself   From the nightmares dancing above my head
Why do I fly down the streets at night, 
  I breathe better through a blanket Let it circulate the air I take in Let it suffocate me if in the end I’m pure   I rub its softness against my cheek
 She cries into the nightAs she heads for the skyHer face is full of PainShe has nothing to gain. She cries herself to sleep
Do you know what you do to me? The way your smile lights up my world? Have you noticed your laugh is contagious? And that you’re my remedy?   I check my phone constantly,
All my dreams, a thousand miles away they lie nestled against him as he sleeps too bitter and faithless to kneel and pray the life that I wanted, I could not keep   I hunger for his voice, to hold his hand
Go on! Live that life. I dont need your love or hugs or your care and your money. I dont need you to observe my date to prom or walk me down the aisle. I dont need you to take pictures or give me life advice. I dont need you.
You who never cease, Breaking the heart of another keep taking another piece, as if it wasn't a bother. night and day goes by, as that child you bully,could very we'll die.
What if the truth, was really a lie? What would you say, if I told you that's what I live by? The lies are only there, there to hide the pain, the sorrow, the sad, the everything.
I tried to write in a smile, but it ended up a frown, I tried to write it upside right, But it ended up upside down. I tried to write it in like summer, but it ended up so cold.
I counted to ten, I'm done! Where are you? I can't find you... Will you come out soon? I miss seeing you, Hearing your voice. I miss being with you, Hiding wasn't your choice.
The pain, the hurt, the awful, the words, the things that could come, the things I've so carefully not done. I'd let it all come flooding through, Just to hear you say to me, I love you.
There's nothing I wouldn't give, I'm still addicted... But it's not really me you love, It's my best friend... There's nothing I wouldn't have done, Anything for you... You're all I've ever wanted,
a song's on repeat, something's not right. this time you're the reason I cried myself to sleep last night. moving on doesn't come easy, at least not for me. I know it's something I've gotta do,
This world Governments rule over the people People lose faith in the power They lose faith in themselves Someone rises up from the fallen And leads the people Fighting for peace and freedom
It's an insatiable need. Hoplessly inescapable and all consuming, with a pressure that builds until you take heed. A final release of emotion, expression, a work of love and complete devotion,
When the light from the Moon shines down on the clouds, And the glow gives a silver sillouette to the grass, I cannot help but stare at it's beauty, And begin my adventure back to the past.
  If I wanted to die I would have swam the depths of your touch And if I wanted to hurt I would have broken to the sound of my own cry But with you there and I’m so far away, There is nothing left for me to deny.
I used to believe in 11:11 wishes,  Used to dream of midnight kisses,  I believed in these things and much more,  But all that was in a time long, long, before,  Before the boy ripped at my chest, 
They say that pain is Weaknesses leaving the body But I've forgotten how to feel, Well most of the time, But when I so be engulfed in emotion, I've never needed you more.
Tattered and torn. Beaten and scorned. Rejected, neglected,  Abandoned when born. Surrender and yield; Potential concealed. Abused, misused Wounded, now healed. Underestimated.
Dear God, Where were you? Sincerely, Daughter of an alcoholic narcissist.   Dear Father, Where were you? Sincerely, Daughter of an alcoholic narcissist   Dear Mother,
To which are you referring   The lines that you are blurring   The hands unheld and the tears untouched   Hungry, hurting, hopeless  
Why do I write? Why does it matter? That the hands fly to keep up with the mind that is faster? It's a racing mind, filled with stories and ryhmes feeling like I'm running out of time,
To be crude, To be rude, Is something she never learned. To be sweet, To never cheat, Was stamped into her mind and burned.   A perfect little porcelain doll waiting in an abyss,
understand me don't overlook me yet some people prefer to underestimate me but i'm over that   she's misunderstood she wants to be Ms. Understood but she has really bad relationship issues
What might be okay today  won't be okay tomorrow. When your mind allows impulses to take over,  it's like you're giving up,  you gave up your strength. Strength is usually what helps me through, 
What is it that compels me to write?
People living in poverty need so little to be happy, A single house Is known as a palace.
Today,I am a poet.I can feel the wordsWelling up within me,LIke a smile I have not yet freed.
Tortured for so long, Almost nothing left to lose, But I still need you.
On the first day we met you became my reeve, It was the color you had shown that was perceived. It was a splash of green, a dash of blue and a bouquet of red, You would have had me at hello, if that is all you had said.
Heart feels so overwhelmed I look into your eyes And see the unexplainable Twists and turns of unexpected Happiness and sorrow All rolled into one smiling face
Oh! Trials! Tribulations And terror in losing Love in a race against Anyone who's ever Loved you; I loved You first, as much As I do, at least.
I need a woman! Not a girl. One that will have my back. She will tell me when I’m wrong and pick up on my slack.
in highschool i’ve had this nagging feeling of inadequacy I never have enough money to buy what i want and there is never enough time to sleep my licence is not coming quick enough i think i’ve had enough
My best friend's name is Dorothy, we are happy as can be Elementary school is fun, and pretty easy! We play games, like tag and pretend too! We'll be best friends forever because i need you
i think the hardest part is quit being mad at myself. I hate what I am. I want to change but i feel like i dont know where to start and i feel as if i will just regress and go back to how i am.
Sometimes Amongst a world of chaos, loss, anonymity, and pain The thing you need the most is to be invisible To no longer try to fit into it all Into all the deceit, The roles of society
Explosions of galaxies fill the night air. Prayers of a hundred hands kneel before the sky. And I'm weary, Lord. I need hope.
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