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.

Greenclad.

Greenclad.

MajorSeventh
94 parts / 18 pages, updated Mar 01, 2015
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
13,878 reads votes 2,600 comments 845
Is There Passion?

Is There Passion?

RDBrooks
1 page, updated Feb 28, 2015
Reflections on life and love.
120 reads votes 26 comments 48
Under The Wings

Under The Wings

MajorSeventh
90 parts / 14 pages, updated Feb 26, 2015
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17,745 reads votes 1,601 comments 657
Demons.

Demons.

mercefearless
26 parts / 2 pages, updated Feb 25, 2015
absurd poetry written by a cactus.
34,734 reads votes 2,930 comments 154
Limericks II

Limericks II

sloanranger
92 parts / 5 pages, updated Feb 26, 2015
We aim to amuse, more madcap Limericks! We hope they make you smile, again and again : )
64,020 reads votes 2,816 comments 4,142
oceanswing

oceanswing

seasofme
28 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 12, 2015
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
301,331 reads votes 2,671 comments 2,450
Road To Obscurity

Road To Obscurity

Hampton
1 page, updated Feb 25, 2015
A simple poem about preserving one's poetic creations.
74 reads votes 16 comments 17
Mind Shadows ©

Mind Shadows ©

knightwriter
30 parts / 6 pages, updated Feb 26, 2015Video
Fear is the path to the dark side
50,973 reads votes 2,322 comments 1,669
Say Something

Say Something

shootingstarM
11 parts / 1 page, updated Feb 28, 2015
•A new world of Quotes• Cover, Idea and Created by ShootingstarM February 2015
2,117 reads votes 182 comments 12
Tapestries

Tapestries

MajorSeventh
29 parts / 6 pages, updated Mar 01, 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.
3,770 reads votes 712 comments 241
Next Life

Next Life

joy_reid
36 parts / 9 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
3,189 reads votes 672 comments 584
Wayward Words

Wayward Words

openadoor34
3 parts / 1 page, updated Feb 27, 2015
I hold my heart right here for all of you to see Allow myself to go wherever winds take me They lift me off my feet, they toss me to and fro Then drop me where there's love, a love I don't yet know
149 reads votes 19 comments 37
octad

octad

seasofme
21 parts / 2 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
9,189 reads votes 759 comments 959
words [vol. two]

words [vol. two]

wellwood
22 parts / 1 page, updated Feb 28, 2015
another collection of marvelous words
5,801 reads votes 376 comments 14
Poems by an outcast

Poems by an outcast

MissNovaSwift
26 parts / 7 pages, updated Feb 22, 2015Completed
Why? Why are you hurting me!!
5,718 reads votes 481 comments 107
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