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listen to my poems
but do not look for me
look for you.


Nayyirah Waheed

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Chemistry is you touching my arm and it setting fire to my mind"
Nayyirah Waheed
NAYYIRAH WAHEED
Do not go to my grave.
Mary knows, I am not there.
Look for me in between pages
an...
KAMAND KOJOURI
Look at me!
Look at me!
Look at me NOW!
It is fun to have fun
But you have to kn...
DR. SEUSS
do not look for healing
at the feet of those
who broke you
RUPI KAUR
My home drove me
into the wilderness.
Few look for me. Few hear me.
DAG HAMMARSKJöLD
Listen.
Do you see
that you can’t hear snowfall?
Look.
Do you sense
that...
KAMAND KOJOURI
I wonder
if you ever read my poems
and wish
they were written
for you.
KAMAND KOJOURI
What do I look for in a friend?
You!
ANTHONY T.HINCKS
But listen to me. For one moment
quit being sad. Hear blessings
dropping their blossoms RUMI
They took one look at me,
And hated my black face.
They took one look at me,
And deci...
N'ZURI ZA AUSTIN
Don’t look.
See.
Don’t think.
Feel.
Don’t hear.
Listen.
Pay at...
A.D. POSEY
when you meet that person. a person. one of your soulmates. let the connection. relationship be what...
NAYYIRAH WAHEED
Well, now,
if little by little you stop loving me
I shall stop loving you little by little...
PABLE NERUDA
When I look in the mirror,
I see me.
Who do you see?
ANTHONY T. HINCKS
Look down at me and you see a fool;
look up at me and you see a god;
look straight at me a...
CHARLES MANSON
Do you know that pain of leaving when you look back expecting to see a face waving goodbye at you bu...
SANHITA BARUAH
Maybe I could do it."

Darius shot him a dry look. "You want to try to get back into your ...
J.R. WARD
Are you looking for me?
I am in the next seat.
My shoulder is against yours.
you wil...
KABIR
O God, early in the morning I cry to you.
Help me to pray and gather my thoughts to you, I cannot...
DIETRICH BONHOEFFER
I spent all night
weaving a poem for you
to wear. You look so beautiful
when you wea...
KAMAND KOJOURI
Well, now
If little by little you stop loving me
I shall stop loving you
Little by li...
PABLO NERUDA
If you want me again look for me under your bootsoles.
You will hardly know who I am or what I ...
WALT WHITMAN
I know
you and I
are not about poems or
other sentimental bullshit
but I have t...
CLEMENTINE VON RADICS
i am not what i seem
look past my surface and
you might scream
ANASTASIA WILD
You should see it. V for Vendetta I mean.
"I'll look it up."
No. With Me. At my house. No...
JOHN GREEN
I'm sure I look like a drowned cat."
"You look fine. The wet look works for you."
I scowle...
JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT
When you change your dress,
you want to look your best.
But when you change your lover, ANTHONY T HINCKS
What if they don’t let us go through?” I ask, trying not to move my lips.
“They will,”...
SUSAN EE
And there was a beautiful view
But nobody could see.
Cause everybody on the island
Was s...
LAURIE ANDERSON
And there was a beautiful view,
But nobody could see.
'Cause everyone in the Island was sa...
LAURIE ANDERSON
DON'T SAY, DO


Do not say things
You think I want to hear.
Instead,
S...
SUZY KASSEM
- 'I've never had a thing for homicidal charmers before.'
- 'But now you do?'
- 'Apparentl...
EMMA WINTERS
If you are near ,my heart beats fast,
If you are far, my hearts becomes restless,

Wh...
LUNA MARYM
Do you remember all of your audiences?" Marco asks.
"Not all of them," Celia says. "But I reme...
ERIN MORGENSTERN
It is not night when I do see your face,
Therefore I think I am not in the night;
Nor doth...
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
you look at me and cry
everything hurts

i hold you and whisper
but everything c...
RUPI KAUR
I look into my heart and see the abyss looking back at me.'

'I won't let you fall.
NALINI SINGH
Look them... look this black hoodies... they are having fun... why you don't try also?

(D...
DEYTH BANGER
She asks me silly questions.
Like how much do I love her?
I smile and look at the sky for...
AVIJEET DAS
Original Poems for Infant Minds My Mother
Who ran to help me when I fell,
And would some prett...
ANON.
Why do you so earnestly seek
the truth in distant places?
Look for delusion and truth in ...
RYōKAN
If You Forget Me

I want you to know
one thing.

You know how this is:
PABLO NERUDA
Stop this day and night with me and you shall possess the origin of all poems,
You shall posses...
WALT WHITMAN
The evening sky is gold and vast.
I’m soothed by April’s cool caress.
You’re late. T...
ANNA AKHMATOVA
We met at a cross-roads in life,
But we were going different directions.
We were part of e...
MARGO T. ROSE
I look at you
And I want to build things
Four walls
A roof
A room with a view JOSé N. HARRIS
I've written you sixty-seven love poems.
Here’s another one for you.
But really, for me....
KAMAND KOJOURI
Please be SILENT and LISTEN.
I am the SCHOOLMASTER
and you are in the CLASSROOM.
Just...
PSEUDONYMOUS BOSCH
You look like crap, prince. Did you miss me?"

-Puck
JULIE KAGAWA
Take your thoughts off.
The invading
thoughts you have. Push them aside. See your future i...
SANDRA HARNER
I do. I choose you,
which is to choose him and the others and to say
Everything I was...
JAMESON FITZPATRICK
Do not turn me
into
restless waters

if you cannot promise
to be my stream...
SANOBER KHAN
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers,
but to be fearless in facing them.

Le...
RABINDRANATH TAGORE
One word more. You look as if you thought it tainted you to be
loved by me. You cannot avoid it...
ELIZABETH GASKELL
It’s the intricate details you miss the most.
For me, it’s the soft lines around the eyes ...
RANATA SUZUKI
Vic knelt by Lucas's side. 'You look like crap, by the way.'

'Thanks for breaking it to m...
CLAUDIA GRAY
Did you know sometimes it frightens me--
when you say my name and I can't see you?
will yo...
EMILIE AUTUMN
Me and Katy look adorkable in extraterrestrial
highway shirts. You would just look stupid. You ...
JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT
Drink to me only with thine eyes,
And I will pledge with mine;
Or leave a kiss but in the cu...
BENJAMIN JOHNSON
You just wait.
Soon,
lovers all over the world
will be reciting poems
dedicate...
KAMAND KOJOURI
Dear Aunt Loretta,
Thank you so much for the awesome pants!
How did you know I wanted tha...
JEFF KINNEY
Maybe I should do this for y-" (Samantha)
"No, I'm cooking. If you want to be helpful, you can ...
LYNSAY SANDS
It doesn't bother me
That less than brimming is my cup.
Today is crowned with great success! ANON.
But words came halting forth, wanting Invention's stay;
Invention, Nature's child, fled stepdam...
SIR PHILIP SIDNEY
We shall not sip from the same glass,
No water for us, or sweet wine;
We’ll not embrace ...
ANNA AHKMATOVA
Where the cheerful children
of unwritten poems,
play all around,
you will find me the...
KHADIJA RUPA
Do you become in visible?'
'No. I'm there, if you know how to look. I stand between the place y...
PATRICIA A. MCKILLIP
When someone is counting out
gold for you, don't look at your hands,
or the gold. Look at ...
JALALUDDIN MEVLANA RUMI
How do I look?” she asked.

“Absolutely stunning.
STYLO FANTOME
For every fact there is an infinity of hypotheses.

The more you look the more you see.
ROBERT M. PIRSIG
What's the message in Metallica? There is no message, but if there was a message, it really should b...
LARS ULRICH
You don't look like an alien!' It seemed important to point that out.

He arched a brow. ...
JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT
No, my dog used to gaze at me,
paying me the attention I need,
the attention required
PABLO NERUDA
Love
isn't always magic.
But if I offered my body to the magician,
if I told him to c...
ANDREA GIBSON
COMEDIAN: [...] What is it you do for a living?

HECKLER: I mind my own business.
J. ROSS CLARA
I wish I was Rapunzel
Letting down her hair
But at the bottom of my tower
There's no...
RAE EARL
Dear Fellow Human Being,

You are born wild, You do not deserve to be tamed!

Te...
JASZ GILL
He stood and looked at me for a moment, taking in my outfit. "You look hot."
"What? Me?" I stam...
MORGAN MATSON
Dear Fellow Human Being,

You are born wild, You do not deserve to be tamed!

Te...
JASZ GILL
Stop a minute and listen. I know I'm asking the impossible from you, but for once in your life, shut...
SHERRILYN KENYON
Butler: Do you think I look deaf?
William: Whadda I know. You look like you could be anything.
RICHMAL CROMPTON
When you look at her,
if you do not feel
blessed to have her.
She is not yours to kee...
PIERRE ALEX JEANTY
You blast me open and then
You stand back and watch
My feeble attempts
To deal wit...
KATE MCGAHAN
They say to never look back.
But sometimes I do.
It’s gratifying to see how far I’ve ...
RICHELLE E. GOODRICH
Normal? What's that?"

"How you really look."

"Can you take off all your clothe...
KIERSTEN WHITE
When I look at you
And the world's all right with me
Just one look at you
And I know it'...
BILL WITHERS
A fleeting second on someone's news feed,
No dearth of meanings for those who read,
Not my...
SANHITA BARUAH
I sigh. "I don't know what's happening to me."
"They're called hormones."

I shoot hi...
TAHEREH MAFI
I do not attach
any exaggerated importance to my poetical works. Life is
there to be lived...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
I am mad for You,
It doesn't need not to be proved.
But I am only for You,
It is prov...
SW. CHIDANANDA TIRTHA
Zoe ordered the Hunters to start loading. She picked up her camping pack, and Apollo said, "Here, sw...
RICK RIORDAN
What do you can't do?
...
Be supportive?
...
You have never been supportive.. DEYTH BANGER
Is that it?”
“No. That’s a wall.”
“It could be disguised.”
“You’re no...
DEREK LANDY
I love a lounging pajama."
You also love a marabou mule slipper and a satin robe with a train.<...
STACEY BALLIS
If I want to know my light side, my best self, all I have to do is look in the outer world and look ...
JANET BRAY ATTWOOD
You look older.”

“Yes, well. The passage of time tends to do that to a person.
VERONICA ROTH
I will drive the world crazy
with love poems for you.
So they can know how magnificent you...
KAMAND KOJOURI
In youth, it was a way I had,
To do my best to please.
And change, with every passing lad<...
DOROTHY PARKER
You look ridiculous if you dance
You look ridiculous if you don't dance
So you might as we...
GERTRUDE STEIN
And down I went to fetch my bride:
But, Alice, you were ill at ease;
This dress and that b...
ALFRED TENNYSON

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Chemistry is you touching my arm and it setting fire to my mind"
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