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.

They will be missed

They will be missed

rubz1245
98 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 12, 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
1,696,016 reads votes 57,141 comments 5,893
lost;

lost;

faulted
3 parts / 1 page, updated Dec 16, 2014
there should be stars for great wars like ours. there ought to be awards and plenty of champagne for the survivors. [ poetry #2 16/12/14 ]
1,846 reads votes 290 comments 44
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
1,288,403 reads votes 44,891 comments 7,399
3am

3am

harrywrites
19 parts / 4 pages, updated Dec 12, 2014Completed
the kind of poems you only write when it's raining and 3am. book cover design by @_wacKo x
164,628 reads votes 5,382 comments 1,081
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
38,473 reads votes 2,293 comments 1,271
Windswept

Windswept

OwainGlyn
103 parts / 14 pages, updated Dec 09, 2014G
A collection of spiritual poetry of the heart.
2,197,955 reads votes 17,776 comments 15,246
flawed souls

flawed souls

foreversmilin
14 parts / 4 pages, updated Dec 04, 2014
he liked to point out her flaws, she hated how he thought he was flawless. * cover made by @hyperboles
152,989 reads votes 7,246 comments 1,307
Immortal Kiss

Immortal Kiss

TonyMak
2 parts / 1 page, updated Sep 04, 2014
From the palace of your dreams-- she answers every bedtime prayer.
13,337 reads votes 1,303 comments 81
Sugar Cubes

Sugar Cubes

thepurplerose
6 parts / 3 pages, updated Dec 10, 2014PG
Sometimes you fall in love...and sometimes you break your nose when you fall.
14,652 reads votes 834 comments 165
thoughts

thoughts

nicolegallet
100 parts / 11 pages, updated Dec 12, 2014PG-13Completed
the struggle is real. poetry attempts. (i am not a good poet so go easy on me please) Poetry #4 11/15/2014
109,723 reads votes 3,272 comments 415
Christmas Poem

Christmas Poem

stripey
1 page, updated Dec 13, 2014
186 reads votes 38 comments 52
haiku/senryu

haiku/senryu

seasofme
90 parts / 3 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG-13
101,279 reads votes 4,810 comments 4,699
asterisk

asterisk

nicolegallet
8 parts / 2 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014
*poetry. ©nicolegallet
451 reads votes 175 comments 30
Greenclad.

Greenclad.

MajorSeventh
12 parts / 2 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014
Ivy-jacketed, December oaks on road-borders shock their stark gestures at us now, though sun and sleet, that January will yawn at and February, propping eyelids, will desperate... read more
843 reads votes 208 comments 75
Cries of the lost

Cries of the lost

CynthiaRossetti
1 page, updated Dec 10, 2014G
Ebola!
110 reads votes 26 comments 61
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