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
11 parts / 3 pages, updated Nov 18, 2014
he liked to point out her flaws, she hated how he thought he was flawless. * cover made by @hyperboles
86,831 reads votes 4,400 comments 757
They will be missed

They will be missed

rubz1245
95 parts / 11 pages, updated Nov 19, 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
1,415,790 reads votes 49,634 comments 5,095
Moments of Love

Moments of Love

elusive_chanteuse
20 parts / 8 pages, updated Nov 16, 2014GVideoPictures
tags / love moments poem
42,035 reads votes 5,889 comments 302
Windswept

Windswept

OwainGlyn
100 parts / 14 pages, updated Nov 16, 2014G
A collection of spiritual poetry of the heart.
2,059,667 reads votes 16,986 comments 14,576
is it still a joke now?

is it still a joke now?

forgotten_ones
34 parts / 7 pages, updated Nov 10, 2014PG-13
And our souls were darkened by our blackened hearts
1,155,908 reads votes 40,618 comments 5,571
thoughts

thoughts

nicolegallet
77 parts / 8 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG-13
the struggle is real. poetry attempts. (i am not a good poet so go easy on me please) Poetry #4 11/15/2014
56,251 reads votes 2,001 comments 289
Hurry Slowly

Hurry Slowly

MajorSeventh
47 parts / 9 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014
'Festina Lente' is the Latin phrase. The headmaster, of the grammar school I went to as a boy, once uttered it in my direction as I skidded round a corner of a corridor like... read more
8,308 reads votes 1,358 comments 484
Dark Poems

Dark Poems

escape_artist_
118 parts / 12 pages, updated Nov 09, 2014PG-13Completed
Well these are all my poems. I hope you like them. If you have any suggestions I'm open haha. Well yea.
1,887,425 reads votes 42,116 comments 3,084
Last Words

Last Words

JakieFord
10 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 16, 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
5,614 reads votes 404 comments 449
Wild Berry

Wild Berry

aabhie
55 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 19, 2014
A potpourri.
15,276 reads votes 1,596 comments 2,218
Sugar Cubes

Sugar Cubes

thepurplerose
3 parts / 1 page, updated Nov 17, 2014PG
Sometimes you fall in love...and sometimes you break your nose when you fall.
2,088 reads votes 161 comments 42
shapes shift

shapes shift

seasofme
12 parts / 4 pages, updated Nov 17, 2014G
i love the challenge of form poetry, especially the invented poetry forms. i have wanted them in a separate collection for a long time. this is it.
7,731 reads votes 645 comments 860
Life

Life

joy_reid
32 parts / 11 pages, updated Nov 20, 2014G
Celebrating the small moments in life that can easily be forgotten and yet when lived are the most magical and therefore well worth recording. From 'Sacred Cow': Gippsland spring ... read more
10,467 reads votes 860 comments 878
WHEN YOUR WIFE'S A POET

WHEN YOUR WIFE'S A POET

gailrunschke
1 page, updated Nov 14, 2014G
An ode to spouses of poets.
229 reads votes 46 comments 92
Word Vomit

Word Vomit

bellawrites
51 parts / 20 pages, updated Nov 18, 2014PG-13
Books // Music // Words // Escape "after all the words and all the ink and all the blank pages filled with adjectives of you, nothing I ever write will be enough to sum you up"
102,717 reads votes 6,213 comments 804
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What is a Romance story? Romance novels describe the development of a relationship between two people. Often, the story will end with the two characters falling in love or a similarly optimistic conclusion. Chat with other Romance readers and authors. Congrats to Wattpad Author XoStardust for her Feature in Faze Magazine! Check out what the editors of Faze Magazine think about "The Last Dance": http://bit.ly/bcyoiX