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.

Ink,

Ink,

smoakly
3 parts / 1 page, updated Mar 17, 2015
Because underneath it all we're all just skin and bones.
3,330 reads votes 252 comments 104
sea shells

sea shells

nicolegallet
23 parts / 3 pages, updated Mar 24, 2015Pictures
Sea Shells -- Spring's march.
4,174 reads votes 849 comments 151
Limericks IV

Limericks IV

sloanranger
11 parts / 1 page, updated Mar 26, 2015
Hear we go, Ladies and Gentlemen, you asked for it - and I thank you for that - Limericks IV (4).
957 reads votes 199 comments 342
☹ sad words ☹

☹ sad words ☹

unretros
82 parts / 5 pages, updated Mar 27, 2015
a collection of depressing poems ☹ © resisted #23 in Poetry
29,883 reads votes 2,171 comments 395
Late Nights

Late Nights

MissMysteryGame
8 parts / 2 pages, updated Mar 25, 2015
It's the dead of night when the prettiest thoughts come to mind. This is a poem/song collection of those strange, wonderful, and disturbing images of the night. Pastoral, urb... read more
863 reads votes 121 comments 53
Love Is...

Love Is...

xxstoptryingxx
6 parts / 1 page, updated Mar 28, 2015
in which a girl looks at the world around her trying to decipher the real meaning of love. cover credits: @firebolts published and copyright 2015 (xxstoptryingxx) #9 in Poetry [lowercase intended]
3,038 reads votes 308 comments 112
Tapestries

Tapestries

MajorSeventh
51 parts / 12 pages, updated Mar 25, 2015Video
Poems from 1978 onwards. These poems are in a different style from the later MajorSeventh, the earlier ones often with more of an Eastern-influenced cadence. Later, they vary a lot in form and style.
6,934 reads votes 1,555 comments 428
Sunny Afternoons

Sunny Afternoons

MissMysteryGame
4 parts / 1 page, updated Mar 27, 2015
A collection of poetry and songs about hot days, good days, strange and wonderful days outside. Pastoral, urban, at home - in memories. These poems resonate with the &q... read more
190 reads votes 55 comments 13
skinny dip

skinny dip

canyons
18 parts / 3 pages, updated Mar 22, 2015
317 reads votes 207 comments 18
Recognition

Recognition

Hampton
1 page, updated Mar 23, 2015
A short poem on recognition in the writer's world
69 reads votes 14 comments 14
Fluke(s)?

Fluke(s)?

JustlikeheavenDanni
26 parts / 4 pages, updated Mar 22, 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...
17,430 reads votes 961 comments 1,650
Matters of the Heart

Matters of the Heart

joy_reid
6 parts / 2 pages, updated Mar 25, 2015Pictures
Matters of the Heart - Exploring the different ways in which we give our hearts. We love in different ways at different times in our lives, opening to another is always a risk.
515 reads votes 115 comments 105
3am

3am

harrywrites
21 parts / 4 pages, updated Mar 19, 2015Completed
the kind of poems you only write when it's raining and 3am. book cover design by @_wacKo x
201,847 reads votes 7,201 comments 1,249
Haiku

Haiku

sloanranger
79 parts / 3 pages, updated Mar 23, 2015Video
Lots of these haiku are about lips and kissing and lately, other things, too :)
42,312 reads votes 2,452 comments 3,506
The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins

Inkstrings
8 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 18, 2013Completed
Poems on the seven deadly sins.
296,444 reads votes 4,135 comments 841
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