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.

Human

Human

loveoIogy
31 parts / 16 pages, updated Jul 15, 2014PG-13
i drug your ghost across the country and we plotted out my death; in every city, the memories would whisper: here is where you rest.
50,386 reads votes 1,642 comments 271
Dealing with absence

Dealing with absence

-Alexx
13 parts / 1 page, updated Jul 22, 2014G
When you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over.
7,222 reads votes 908 comments 30
Ribcage

Ribcage

punctuations
58 parts / 10 pages, updated Jul 24, 2014PG-13
❝ Hearts are wild creatures, that is why our ribs are cages. ❞ © nate k. 2014
56,632 reads votes 4,653 comments 1,023
Falling

Falling

joy_reid
1 page, updated Jul 22, 2014PGPictures
tags / wantonboy
63 reads votes 11 comments 19
Haiku by jpsbrnrd

Haiku by jpsbrnrd

jpsbrnrd
52 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 24, 2014G
Haiku.. 5-7-5
5,469 reads votes 954 comments 550
Line     (Tempoems)

Line (Tempoems)

BillTemple_Poet
5 parts / 1 page, updated Jul 21, 2014PG
A new style of poetry I have been experimenting with over the last couple years.
104 reads votes 39 comments 43
Undefeated

Undefeated

charlieco
18 parts / 3 pages, updated Jul 23, 2014G
3,864 reads votes 303 comments 277
Conflicted Colors

Conflicted Colors

unit069
68 parts / 10 pages, updated Jul 19, 2014PG-13
Hello, this is just a little collection of poems that I have written overtime whenever I needed to vent out my emotions. They're sort of sad, and I'm terribly sorry if s... read more
85,298 reads votes 3,351 comments 330
Friends

Friends

sloanranger
4 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 23, 2014G
Poems about my own personal fortune, my riches - my friends.
1,168 reads votes 100 comments 206
Dark Poetry for Dark People

Dark Poetry for Dark People

Nemock
18 parts / 3 pages, updated Jun 22, 2014PG-13
It's basically what the title says... I write to vent, so don't expect it all to make perfect sense.
406,917 reads votes 17,031 comments 2,372
indulge

indulge

flickerings
9 parts / 1 page, updated Jul 23, 2014
to satisfy your poetry cravings
494 reads votes 81 comments 49
Trijan Refrain

Trijan Refrain

openadoor34
1 page, updated Jul 23, 2014PGCompleted
41 reads votes 8 comments 16
Is this Love ?

Is this Love ?

BillTemple_Poet
11 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG
The question still remains. Is this Love?
262 reads votes 66 comments 41
Dark Poems

Dark Poems

BillTemple_Poet
10 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG-13
A collection for those that like the darker version of poetry.
568 reads votes 81 comments 60
tremulous

tremulous

donut_
14 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 24, 2014
we will shoot for the stars, for the stars are untouchable. like tomorrow. [ © donut_ 2014 ] poetry #69 (eheh)
1,674 reads votes 242 comments 29
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