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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.
958 reads votes 182 comments 243
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
191 reads votes 11 comments 2
Indentured Servant

Indentured Servant

Rhymer2
1 page, updated Apr 27, 2014G
382 reads votes 15 comments 23
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
172 reads votes 4 comments 0
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
192 reads votes 14 comments 17
imperial petropolis

imperial petropolis

mindfunk
11 parts / 1 page, updated Jul 17, 2014
of an imperial game.
197 reads votes 49 comments 24
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
52 reads votes 5 comments 23
Memoirs of a Slave

Memoirs of a Slave

SS501forEva
3 parts / 1 page, updated Jun 28, 2014Video
Have you ever wondered what the slaves in America felt about their predicament? Have you ever wondered what they felt? This book is a compilation of poetry about Afric... read more
36 reads votes 8 comments 5
A true omega

A true omega

kaistar39
15 parts / 9 pages, updated Jul 10, 2014PG-13
4,790 reads votes 225 comments 9
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
371 reads votes 5 comments 0
"known, unknown, unknowing, never alone"

"known, unknown, unknowing, never alone"

WrittenByChristopher
1 page, updated Jul 10, 2014G
32 reads votes 7 comments 3
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
31,049 reads votes 215 comments 148
deaths skeleton hand

deaths skeleton hand

holmesbrothers
1 page, updated Jul 08, 2013G
A world war 1 poem I did in English
161 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
634 reads votes 32 comments 28
NIGGER: an anti-racism poem

NIGGER: an anti-racism poem

DaggerDarkStarMaster
1 page, updated Jan 20, 2013PG-13Completed
588 reads votes 23 comments 11
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What is Poetry? Poetry is when an author focuses on the language they are using to describe content. Poetry can rhyme and be very structured, or be more free form and conversational. You can chat with other poets and Poetry fans here.