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
97 parts / 12 pages, updated Nov 27, 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
1,545,125 reads votes 52,697 comments 5,438
is it still a joke now?

is it still a joke now?

forgotten_ones
35 parts / 7 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
And our souls were darkened by our blackened hearts
1,189,202 reads votes 41,723 comments 5,697
oceanswing

oceanswing

seasofme
26 parts / 7 pages, updated Nov 25, 2014PG-13Video
i know who i am. and i know who i do not want to be. i am easy in my own skin even while i struggle. i am anything but perfect, but that is okay. and i love the ocean. many of ... read more
289,455 reads votes 2,406 comments 2,304
flawed souls

flawed souls

foreversmilin
13 parts / 4 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014
he liked to point out her flaws, she hated how he thought he was flawless. * cover made by @hyperboles
113,470 reads votes 5,759 comments 1,009
Windswept

Windswept

OwainGlyn
101 parts / 14 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014G
A collection of spiritual poetry of the heart.
2,107,926 reads votes 17,233 comments 14,801
Moments of Love

Moments of Love

elusive_chanteuse
20 parts / 8 pages, updated Nov 16, 2014GVideoPictures
tags / love moments poem
44,984 reads votes 6,213 comments 313
Last Words

Last Words

JakieFord
13 parts / 3 pages, updated Nov 23, 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
13,212 reads votes 948 comments 770
thoughts

thoughts

nicolegallet
85 parts / 9 pages, updated Nov 27, 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
72,170 reads votes 2,482 comments 342
ruined or saved

ruined or saved

kristebelle
33 parts / 9 pages, updated Nov 25, 2014G
stories, fragments, memories from my childhood… or memories in general.. from thousands of years ago… cellular memories...
9,522 reads votes 911 comments 1,197
Human

Human

loveoIogy
38 parts / 19 pages, updated Nov 25, 2014PG-13
i drug your ghost across the country and we plotted out my death; in every city, the memories would whisper: here is where you rest.
112,024 reads votes 2,964 comments 363
Limericks II

Limericks II

sloanranger
79 parts / 4 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014GVideo
We aim to amuse - more madcap Limericks! We hope they make you smile, again and again : )
56,162 reads votes 2,331 comments 3,717
between breaths

between breaths

crookedtooth
29 parts / 5 pages, updated Nov 28, 2014PG-13
poem a day project, some very shitty, some aight, some that i like get deleted for editing.
14,036 reads votes 912 comments 290
Sugar Cubes

Sugar Cubes

thepurplerose
4 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 24, 2014PG
Sometimes you fall in love...and sometimes you break your nose when you fall.
5,228 reads votes 319 comments 65
Life

Life

joy_reid
37 parts / 12 pages, updated Nov 24, 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
11,655 reads votes 978 comments 936
Hurry Slowly

Hurry Slowly

MajorSeventh
54 parts / 10 pages, updated Nov 28, 2014PG-13
'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
9,923 reads votes 1,554 comments 552
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