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.

Fluke(s)?

Fluke(s)?

JustlikeheavenDanni
27 parts / 4 pages, updated Apr 23, 2015
Bits and bobs I may experiment with and post. I've been told they can be called oddities too! I think. I'll double check that one...
18,021 reads votes 1,007 comments 1,706
Sunny Afternoons

Sunny Afternoons

MissMysteryGame
13 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 25, 2015
A collection of poetry and songs about hot days, good days, strange and wonderful days outside. Pastoral, urban, at home... in memories. Updated Mondays and Saturdays. ---- These poems I own; the art I do not.
1,117 reads votes 258 comments 176
☹ sad words ☹

☹ sad words ☹

unretros
97 parts / 9 pages, updated Apr 19, 2015
a collection of depressing poems ☹ [lowercase intended] © unretros #4 in Poetry
82,241 reads votes 4,250 comments 670
thoughts

thoughts

nicolegallet
105 parts / 14 pages, updated Apr 26, 2015
the struggle is real. poetry attempts. (i am not a good poet so go easy on me please) Poetry #4 11/15/2014
151,196 reads votes 4,904 comments 500
Love You Out Loud

Love You Out Loud

halfxheart
8 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 26, 2015Pictures
When Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson met on X Factor, they formed an immediate bond. Ultimately they became part of the boy band One Direction and their relationship o... read more
1,091 reads votes 131 comments 80
Addled Brains

Addled Brains

MissMysteryGame
6 parts / 3 pages, updated Apr 22, 2015
Upstairs not everything is all right. Upstairs it's frantic and puzzled, menacing and surreal, mature and dark. However, in those which are addled brains, there is always f... read more
622 reads votes 117 comments 401
When I Can't Do Anything Else

When I Can't Do Anything Else

Dreamwald
49 parts / 7 pages, updated Apr 26, 2015Pictures
When I can't do anything else, I write poems. xx
9,859 reads votes 1,649 comments 1,023
Coffee and  Cigarettes

Coffee and Cigarettes

Conscious-
50 parts / 15 pages, updated Apr 24, 2015
Coffee and cigarettes - different things to different people. #20 in poetry
5,477 reads votes 1,115 comments 110
Pieces

Pieces

JamilleFumah
2 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 15, 2015
JF's pieces
2,828 reads votes 79 comments 10
Haiku Stew

Haiku Stew

Megabucks
12 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 24, 2015
A collection for poetry in the style of haiku (17 syllables spread through three lines of 5,7 and 5 syllables respectively). Anything might show up, but most will probably have something to do with l-o-v-e ;-D
785 reads votes 116 comments 96
Holiday -Haiku

Holiday -Haiku

Zoies2
12 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 25, 2015
229 reads votes 47 comments 42
lkrice's Poetry

lkrice's Poetry

lkrice
5 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 21, 2015Pictures
A variety of styles of poems and topics of poems.
386 reads votes 77 comments 117
Dancing In The Moonlight

Dancing In The Moonlight

lkrice
2 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 22, 2015Pictures
Sensual, arousing feminine celebrations of movement of her body.
303 reads votes 53 comments 91
Waves

Waves

sloanranger
20 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 22, 2015
Short poems featuring the sea and other bodies of - or near - water.
6,136 reads votes 685 comments 777
kindness dammit

kindness dammit

nicolegallet
20 parts / 9 pages, updated Apr 26, 2015
exploration of self
716 reads votes 312 comments 66
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