Poetry Stories

As William Wordsworth said, poetry is “the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.” Indeed, poetry employs rhythm, language, rhetorical devices, and figures of speech to convey an imaginative, emotional experience. Poetry contrasts with prose, or everyday writing, and often uses elaborate diction and figurative language which conceals deeper meaning.

Windswept

Windswept

OwainGlyn
91 parts / 13 pages, updated Aug 31, 2014G
A collection of spiritual poetry of the heart.
1,515,761 reads votes 14,570 comments 12,560
is it still a joke now?

is it still a joke now?

forgotten_ones
29 parts / 5 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014PG-13
please read.please vote. people think its a joke. its not and its just disgusting how some people can treat it like its nothing
918,574 reads votes 32,339 comments 5,517
oceanswing

oceanswing

seasofme
25 parts / 6 pages, updated Aug 28, 2014PG-13Video
i know who i am. and i know who i do not want to be. i am easy in my own skin even while i struggle. i am anything but perfect, but that is okay. and i love the ocean. many of ... read more
256,138 reads votes 2,157 comments 2,072
3am

3am

harrywrites
16 parts / 3 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014
the kind of poems you only write when it's raining and 3am. mostly depressing and meaningless book cover design by @_wacKo x
91,836 reads votes 3,445 comments 885
They will be missed

They will be missed

rubz1245
73 parts / 6 pages, updated Aug 22, 2014PG
Some die Some starve Some cry Most cut And they will be missed Some are alone Some are lost in a crowd Some yell out and moan Most do not voice their troubles aloud And they will be missed
314,613 reads votes 17,514 comments 1,762
There will be time

There will be time

joy_reid
10 parts / 3 pages, updated Aug 05, 2014PG-13Completed
WARNING: 'There will be time to murder and create, And time for all the works and days of hands That lift and drop a question on your plate; Time for you a... read more
18,594 reads votes 312 comments 266
L'amore

L'amore

ElizabellaJones
27 parts / 4 pages, updated Aug 30, 2014G
When the moon hits your eye..
24,977 reads votes 1,171 comments 807
This Heart is Never Through

This Heart is Never Through

RDBrooks
1 page, updated Aug 27, 2014G
Some things in life have no expiration date.
758 reads votes 38 comments 56
Traces

Traces

CynthiaRossetti
1 page, updated Aug 28, 2014GCompleted
Hope lost and found
278 reads votes 26 comments 34
Where I have been wandering - a book of poetry

Where I have been wandering - a book of poetry

ShannonKellie
13 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 24, 2014GCompleted
Reflective poetry inspired by nature and human experience. There are a variety of styles of verse and varied themes.
0 reads votes 537 comments 552
Wanderings. ....

Wanderings. ....

tejaswiniaura
77 parts / 7 pages, updated Aug 31, 2014
15,780 reads votes 1,307 comments 1,594
Immortal Kiss

Immortal Kiss

TonyMak
1 page, updated Aug 23, 2014
4,739 reads votes 238 comments 31
Limericks II

Limericks II

sloanranger
42 parts / 3 pages, updated Aug 31, 2014G
We aim to amuse ! More madcap Limericks - I hope they make you smile, again... and again : )
20,383 reads votes 1,235 comments 2,135
Rock Poetry Line by Line

Rock Poetry Line by Line

Lisaner
26 parts / 26 pages, updated Aug 29, 2014PG-13Video
tags / rock
7,518 reads votes 618 comments 1,005
Alone

Alone

tejaswiniaura
30 parts / 5 pages, updated Aug 29, 2014G
12,455 reads votes 546 comments 557
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Historical Fiction Historical Fiction
Historical Fiction are stories that take place in the past. They are different from time travel stories, as they do not include any Fantastical Elements and deal with the lives and plots of characters who lived many years ago as the author imagines those times to be! Historical Fiction may take place during extraordinary historical events, but it doesn't have to. Historical Fiction can cover any period of time that would be considered the past. This is a new category on Wattpad, put up bec...