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
87 parts / 10 pages, updated Oct 16, 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
918,739 reads votes 34,356 comments 3,635
is it still a joke now?

is it still a joke now?

forgotten_ones
32 parts / 7 pages, updated Oct 16, 2014PG-13
And our souls were darkened by our blackened hearts
1,045,395 reads votes 37,000 comments 6,329
Moments of Love

Moments of Love

elusive_chanteuse
17 parts / 7 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014GVideoPictures
tags / love moments poem
28,459 reads votes 3,827 comments 210
crazy ⇒ ashton irwin au

crazy ⇒ ashton irwin au

sadsos
31 parts / 10 pages, updated Oct 15, 2014PG-13Completed
"we're not crazy, we're just fucked up teens in desperate need of love and compassion."
110,168 reads votes 4,732 comments 386
flawed souls

flawed souls

foreversmilin
7 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 10, 2014
he liked to point out her flaws, she hated how he thought he was flawless. * cover made by @hyperboles
31,495 reads votes 1,682 comments 329
Windswept

Windswept

OwainGlyn
97 parts / 14 pages, updated Oct 12, 2014G
A collection of spiritual poetry of the heart.
1,911,358 reads votes 16,097 comments 13,773
L'amore

L'amore

ElizabellaJones
32 parts / 5 pages, updated Oct 16, 2014G
When the moon hits your eye..
35,880 reads votes 1,612 comments 1,008
Hurry Slowly

Hurry Slowly

MajorSeventh
13 parts / 3 pages, updated Oct 19, 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
1,388 reads votes 310 comments 117
Literary Limericks

Literary Limericks

sloanranger
20 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014G
Limericks about famous literary characters and favorite classic books. HOT LIST: #1 on Historical Fiction/Poetry & #1 on Poetry/Historical Fiction. Yea!
3,498 reads votes 439 comments 627
Dragonish

Dragonish

joy_reid
38 parts / 6 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014GPictures
4,831 reads votes 826 comments 860
Beyond

Beyond

MajorSeventh
5 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014
This is a work which featured first in my collection 'February and Beyond'. It began as 'The Bangle' and mutated into 'Beyond' but I didnt finish it. It begins in the present fo... read more
207 reads votes 65 comments 28
Rondeau

Rondeau

Lisaner
7 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014Video
1,285 reads votes 207 comments 350
odds, ends.

odds, ends.

volant
15 parts / 1 page, updated Oct 17, 2014
2,659 reads votes 358 comments 53
Borealis Love

Borealis Love

joy_reid
14 parts / 6 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PGVideoPictures
2,544 reads votes 356 comments 357
Under The Wings

Under The Wings

MajorSeventh
91 parts / 14 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014
15,716 reads votes 1,204 comments 634
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