Poetry Stories

As William Wordsworth said, poetry is β€œthe 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.

Hurry Slowly

Hurry Slowly

MajorSeventh
50 parts / 10 pages, updated Nov 23, 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
8,886 reads votes 1,411 comments 507
Funny thoughts

Funny thoughts

tejaswiniaura
28 parts / 6 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014G
8,507 reads votes 594 comments 825
Carry My Voice

Carry My Voice

SicilySoCreative
5 parts / 4 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014
This story is inspired by my love for poetry. It's also inspired by Brave new Voices and Spoken Word. Two of my inspirations were part of Brave New Voices poetry slam and they are Alysia Harris and Miles Hodges.
298 reads votes 47 comments 57
Life

Life

joy_reid
36 parts / 12 pages, updated Nov 23, 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
10,877 reads votes 890 comments 896
Aziza

Aziza

jjwest
1 page, updated Nov 21, 2014G
tags / romance
26 reads votes 14 comments 24
Methought

Methought

RedHare
79 parts / 15 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014PG-13Video
"Ever drifting down the stream β€” Lingering in the golden gleam β€” Life, what is it but a dream?" - Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
13,133 reads votes 1,856 comments 1,575
Sugar Cubes

Sugar Cubes

thepurplerose
3 parts / 1 page, updated Nov 17, 2014PG
Sometimes you fall in love...and sometimes you break your nose when you fall.
2,692 reads votes 199 comments 45
to each their own

to each their own

revogue
2 parts / 1 page, updated Nov 22, 2014PG-13
because sometimes poetry is somewhat appealing to write.
227 reads votes 61 comments 57
Songs Of The Soul

Songs Of The Soul

AngelOfDarkness_X
8 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 20, 2014PGCompleted
A collection of poems that speak from the soul.
1,502 reads votes 166 comments 170
Misunderstood

Misunderstood

Troy_nicole
1 page, updated Nov 20, 2014PG-13
108 reads votes 11 comments 2
Random Rhymes

Random Rhymes

rosaimee
34 parts / 5 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014G
Just Random Rhymes anf funny verses about my daily life.
16,252 reads votes 591 comments 990
Dealing with absence

Dealing with absence

-Alexx
33 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014G
When you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over.
39,778 reads votes 2,485 comments 87
3am

3am

harrywrites
18 parts / 4 pages, updated Oct 21, 2014Completed
the kind of poems you only write when it's raining and 3am. book cover design by @_wacKo x
152,449 reads votes 4,966 comments 1,012
Witches of Eastwood

Witches of Eastwood

joy_reid
9 parts / 3 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014GPictures
Magic, mayhem, viciousness: childhood
1,191 reads votes 167 comments 127
Title

Title

oxforder
14 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014PG-13Pictures
An anthology on bad verses.
4,401 reads votes 654 comments 426
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