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.

flawed souls

flawed souls

foreversmilin
15 parts / 4 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014
he liked to point out her flaws, she hated how he thought he was flawless. * cover made by @hyperboles
162,521 reads votes 7,876 comments 1,409
They will be missed

They will be missed

rubz1245
99 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014PG-13
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 #1 Poetry #2 Random
1,718,579 reads votes 58,436 comments 5,983
lost;

lost;

faulted
8 parts / 2 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014
there should be stars for great wars like ours. there ought to be awards and plenty of champagne for the survivors. [ poetry #1 18/12/14 ]
4,550 reads votes 785 comments 72
Windswept

Windswept

OwainGlyn
103 parts / 14 pages, updated Dec 09, 2014G
A collection of spiritual poetry of the heart.
2,202,142 reads votes 17,861 comments 15,279
Last Words

Last Words

JakieFord
18 parts / 4 pages, updated Dec 14, 2014PG-13
Poems. Death, suicide, depression, cutting, sadness, loneliness, bullying, hope, religion, love, tears, pain, joy, and more. Read if you want poems and maybe a few one-shots t... read more
45,208 reads votes 2,594 comments 1,376
haiku/senryu

haiku/senryu

seasofme
91 parts / 3 pages, updated Dec 20, 2014PG-13
101,751 reads votes 4,869 comments 4,770
is it still a joke now?

is it still a joke now?

oh-dear
38 parts / 7 pages, updated Dec 09, 2014PG-13
And our souls were darkened by our blackened hearts
1,297,299 reads votes 45,225 comments 7,473
Miss Selainious

Miss Selainious

OwainGlyn
22 parts / 5 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014G
tags / pot pourii
13,412 reads votes 1,262 comments 1,918
Christmas Dreams

Christmas Dreams

ElizabellaJones
1 page, updated Dec 17, 2014
155 reads votes 34 comments 48
No Long Goodbyes

No Long Goodbyes

RDBrooks
1 page, updated Dec 17, 2014G
Memories linger.
166 reads votes 33 comments 62
florilegium

florilegium

nostalgiia
104 parts / 13 pages, updated Nov 29, 2014Completed
❝stories that could have been, but never were.❞
94,088 reads votes 3,722 comments 146
asterisk

asterisk

nicolegallet
10 parts / 2 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014
*poetry. ©nicolegallet
699 reads votes 227 comments 36
Langage du Corps

Langage du Corps

ElizabellaJones
2 parts / 1 page, updated Dec 17, 2014
Body Language and Love
148 reads votes 52 comments 49
Christmas Poem

Christmas Poem

stripey
1 page, updated Dec 13, 2014
386 reads votes 49 comments 57
Human

Human

loveoIogy
40 parts / 20 pages, updated Dec 16, 2014PG-13
i drug your ghost across the country and we plotted out my death; in every city, the memories would whisper: here is where you rest.
121,398 reads votes 3,206 comments 386
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