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Submitted Poems 13 total

Relentless love.

I love you.
The three words used to be shy to leave my mouth
They would hold onto my throat and refuse to be spoken
To be savoured
Only used for special occasions
So raise a glass, smile and adore one another
Because I love you

by Emily McGinnes

added by Em_McG
9 months ago

Campfire songs

Summer nights huddled round the fire pit
Sharing secrets, stories and songs
Succulent strawberries, marshmallows and sugary delights
As we gather alongside deep into the night

The tents are pitched, tough and sturdy
Sleeping bags down, the...

by Emily McGinnes

added by Em_McG
9 months ago

Crying in Capitals. A Letter to Mum.

Hello, how are you today? Even on the sunny days it doesn't feel too great.
Love makes the world go round but it feels quite still. Personally, this might not get better.

I’m feeling better today, thanks for asking mum. My head is less heavy...

by Emily McGinnes

added by Em_McG
9 months ago

If you knew what I knew then you'd know.

If you only knew the things I knew then you’d know
You’d know that your freckles light up the sky like a million and one constellations
That your eyes shine so bright they could give light to the nations
That your smile
Oh that smile

by Emily McGinnes

added by Em_McG
11 months ago


You smell like cigarettes and late nights
That cold smell from walks outside
amongst the thick smog of a bustling city
Lighter fluid sparking false hopes in my heart
I might too become an addiction for you
Break my bones and change your mind

by Emily McGinnes

added by Em_McG
11 months ago

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