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.

The Gift

The Gift

TonyMak
4 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 10, 2015Pictures
We share the dawn of the Firebird.
6,449 reads votes 1,130 comments 68
kindness dammit

kindness dammit

nicolegallet
14 parts / 7 pages, updated Apr 20, 2015
exploration of self
424 reads votes 219 comments 51
☹ sad words ☹

☹ sad words ☹

unretros
97 parts / 9 pages, updated Apr 19, 2015
a collection of depressing poems ☹ [lowercase intended] © unretros #4 in Poetry
71,792 reads votes 3,923 comments 636
Alone.

Alone.

hesavedmylife1
177 parts / 13 pages, updated Apr 20, 2015
dark poems ×might be triggering {#7 in Poetry 28/03/2015 #12 in Poetry 26/02/2015}
305,206 reads votes 16,165 comments 1,298
Maybe it Will End

Maybe it Will End

Hufflepuff909
31 parts / 5 pages, updated Apr 13, 2015
WARNING TRIGGER Just a collection of poems that are written about self harm and depression. All poems written by me unless said otherwise Cover by lilydawnxx
248,882 reads votes 9,008 comments 810
Addled Brains

Addled Brains

MissMysteryGame
5 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 16, 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
436 reads votes 91 comments 268
Late Nights

Late Nights

MissMysteryGame
17 parts / 3 pages, updated Apr 18, 2015
It's the dead of night when the prettiest thoughts come to mind. This is a poem and song collection of those strange, wonderful, and disturbing images of the night. Pastoral,... read more
2,336 reads votes 337 comments 239
ALONE

ALONE

5ifthproject
2 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 17, 2015Pictures
“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think” - Socrates
187 reads votes 41 comments 71
thoughts

thoughts

nicolegallet
100 parts / 13 pages, updated Apr 20, 2015
the struggle is real. poetry attempts. (i am not a good poet so go easy on me please) Poetry #4 11/15/2014
147,366 reads votes 4,513 comments 478
Pieces

Pieces

JamilleFumah
2 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 15, 2015
JF's pieces
1,373 reads votes 50 comments 9
Dealing with absence

Dealing with absence

-Alexx
71 parts / 5 pages, updated Apr 18, 2015
When you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over. [lower case intended]
92,471 reads votes 8,025 comments 305
Unstrung

Unstrung

textures
2 pages, updated Apr 09, 2015
bitter poetry. [poetry #13]
980 reads votes 110 comments 65
Coffee and  Cigarettes

Coffee and Cigarettes

Conscious-
48 parts / 14 pages, updated Apr 18, 2015
Coffee and cigarettes - different things to different people. #20 in poetry
4,895 reads votes 977 comments 100
Where I Have Been Wandering - reflective poetry

Where I Have Been Wandering - reflective poetry

ShannonKellie
17 parts / 4 pages, updated Apr 12, 2015
Verse on nature and the human experience
94,648 reads votes 3,135 comments 1,195
HALSEY

HALSEY

sadlands
50 parts / 12 pages, updated Apr 20, 2015
a book full of everything halsey; her quotes, writing, song lyrics, anything and everything © sadlands // first halsey book
24,498 reads votes 2,416 comments 248
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