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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.

is it still a joke now?

is it still a joke now?

oh-dear
60 parts / 11 pages, updated May 27, 2015
And our souls were darkened by our blackened hearts
1,792,937 reads votes 74,289 comments 11,815
florilegium

florilegium

nostalgiia
200 parts / 28 pages, updated May 25, 2015
❝stories that could have been, but never were.❞
849,324 reads votes 37,034 comments 1,765
Don't Cry...Tonight

Don't Cry...Tonight

Avalon_Poems
9 parts / 1 page, updated May 25, 2015
"...Your eyes are so bright, like stars in the sky...so don't cry...tonight..." Short poems i dedicate to the ones i love. -----> This work is no... read more
3,400 reads votes 720 comments 372
late night thoughts

late night thoughts

disperks
6 parts / 1 page, updated May 26, 2015
“its four am, you're sleeping and i'm crying” [cover by: @stormyhale / #3 in poetry]
5,450 reads votes 472 comments 76
Windswept

Windswept

OwainGlyn
112 parts / 19 pages, updated May 26, 2015
A collection of spiritual poetry of the heart.
2,340,821 reads votes 22,932 comments 17,471
Note to Self

Note to Self

beautyatwork
15 parts / 19 pages, updated May 23, 2015
Note to self: stick to novels, Elisa. Seriously.
50,249 reads votes 3,970 comments 1,388
smile, rosemary

smile, rosemary

foreversmilin
16 parts / 8 pages, updated Apr 10, 2015
story #2 of the flowery compass series - he wants to capture every part of her, she wants to break his camera - cover by @youresofake
155,816 reads votes 12,059 comments 2,750
A to Z Poetry

A to Z Poetry

openadoor34
26 parts / 3 pages, updated Jan 03, 2015Completed
Twenty six poems, each one representing a different letter of the alphabet.
33,642 reads votes 812 comments 338
When I Can't Do Anything Else

When I Can't Do Anything Else

Dreamwald
76 parts / 13 pages, updated May 26, 2015Pictures
When I can't do anything else, I write poems. xx
28,907 reads votes 4,221 comments 2,380
☹ sad words ☹

☹ sad words ☹

unretros
104 parts / 9 pages, updated May 20, 2015
a collection of depressing poems ☹ [lowercase intended] © unretros highest rank: #1 in Poetry
181,358 reads votes 9,968 comments 1,011
Fairy Tail Quotes

Fairy Tail Quotes

fairytailfinatic
98 parts / 7 pages, updated May 21, 2015
Just a bunch of Fairy Tail Quotes, and yes I did research. I don't own Fairy Tail
359,796 reads votes 10,318 comments 731
Breaths

Breaths

punctuations
13 parts / 6 pages, updated May 17, 2015
❝ everything inside of me is living in your heartbeat. ❞ © nate k. 2015
29,469 reads votes 1,996 comments 189
Love You Out Loud

Love You Out Loud

halfxheart
19 parts / 6 pages, updated May 24, 2015Pictures
When Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson met on X Factor, they formed an undeniable bond. Ultimately, they became part of the boy band One Direction. Some called their clo... read more
5,846 reads votes 695 comments 456
that japanese poetry

that japanese poetry

seasofme
9 parts / 1 page, updated May 23, 2015Video
a place for all that japanese poetry i love so much and plan to write lots of
2,076 reads votes 306 comments 330
thoughts

thoughts

nicolegallet
112 parts / 14 pages, updated May 25, 2015
the struggle is real. poetry attempts. (i am not a good poet so go easy on me please) Poetry #4 11/15/2014
177,694 reads votes 6,120 comments 584
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