Poetry - Historical Fiction 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.

Literary Limericks

Literary Limericks

sloanranger
11 parts / 1 page, updated Jun 21, 2014GVideo
Limericks about famous literary characters and favorite classic books.
1,070 reads votes 188 comments 249
POEMS TO AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER

POEMS TO AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER

LetterUnknownSoldier
8 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 19, 2014
From the thousands of letters we've received, we've compiled a few of our favourite poems to share on WattPad. These poems commemorate the First World War. Pl... read more
251 reads votes 12 comments 3
Indentured Servant

Indentured Servant

Rhymer2
1 page, updated Apr 27, 2014G
415 reads votes 15 comments 23
Revolution: Poetry collection

Revolution: Poetry collection

egyptiangrl
4 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 19, 2014
Series of poems and short stories based on revolution, nationalism and my experience with Arab Spring (The 2011 revolution in the Middle East). It might change, but slow update. All Rights Reserved
194 reads votes 14 comments 17
Bardic Tales

Bardic Tales

RichardHigley
12 parts / 7 pages, updated Sep 20, 2013GCompleted
Poems and stories of my invention from a bardic tradition Please enjoy at your leasure, My Lords and Ladies
39,609 reads votes 222 comments 147
imperial petropolis

imperial petropolis

mindfunk
15 parts / 1 page, updated Jul 26, 2014
of an imperial game.
317 reads votes 98 comments 28
War: Perspectives

War: Perspectives

AmberStarling
2 parts / 1 page, updated Jul 09, 2014PGCompleted
A king, a leader of his kingdom and the saviour of his people, has been utterly, undeniably betrayed by the ones who had stood by his side through war and loss, only to ... read more
64 reads votes 6 comments 23
Conflict

Conflict

foveaux
6 parts / 7 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG-13
A collection of the pieces I wrote for AoS2 in VCE English 2014.
45 reads votes 7 comments 0
Telling's from the heart

Telling's from the heart

BreathXLivingXMusic
47 parts / 14 pages, updated Jul 14, 2014
So here are a collection of poems inspired by stories whispered or stories told. Here are to those going through tough times and to get better. Here are to thos... read more
389 reads votes 5 comments 0
LOTF Poem

LOTF Poem

cindysoxtreme
1 page, updated May 05, 2013Completed
This poem is based on the book: Lord of the Flies by William Goulding. It's an extraordinary book about the fight versus civil and savage. Hope you guys enjoy♥
227 reads votes 14 comments 23
"known, unknown, unknowing, never alone"

"known, unknown, unknowing, never alone"

WrittenByChristopher
1 page, updated Jul 10, 2014G
48 reads votes 8 comments 4
I Am A Slave *Complete*

I Am A Slave *Complete*

VANITYstarrSIXX
1 page, updated Mar 15, 2013PG-13Completed
Yet another school assignment, this one in Civics for Black History... Finally to give poetry a try.... Hope you enjoy
176 reads votes 4 comments 0
deaths skeleton hand

deaths skeleton hand

holmesbrothers
1 page, updated Jul 08, 2013G
A world war 1 poem I did in English
162 reads votes 7 comments 5
Thirukural Couplets

Thirukural Couplets

INDIANWOMAN
20 parts / 6 pages, updated Jun 10, 2014PG
I love Thirukural a lot and i want to show how beautiful is Thirukural is to everybody... Thirukural is a collection of 1330 Tamil couplets organised into 133 chapter... read more
686 reads votes 33 comments 29
NIGGER: an anti-racism poem

NIGGER: an anti-racism poem

DaggerDarkStarMaster
1 page, updated Jan 20, 2013PG-13Completed
607 reads votes 26 comments 12
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