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Jasmine Quintana26 minutes ago
The Introvert Diaries
Sometimes I feel like everyone is watching, everywhere I go their eyes are always glued on me. Sometimes I think they are talking about me, whispering to each other and always laughing. I start to fee...
Cassandra Townsend38 minutes ago
Scribbles of a Storm
Every step seems to go in the wrong direction, to the wrong place, to the wrong goal. Every step seems to go backwards, away from the good and towards the bad. My mind's a drawing of a five year old; ...
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Maranda Thomason 44 minutes ago
Used
Lately it feels like there is no room to breath all of these emotions pouring out of me my head keeps spinning I just can't go to bed with all this commotion in my head All these sleepless nights when...
Brittany Stengelan hour ago
A-Z, in This Case T
Above the chaos, there’s serenity Beyond the noise, there can be silence Carried away by the gusts of wind Drifting further by the waves of the sea Everything has a purpose, I was once told For one da...
Jackie Sagastumean hour ago
Pain
Pain do not drown me, I can't breath. Why can't you just let me be? The stabbing pain is letting me know, love I will not gain. Why do you burden me with this anxiety? Why do you condemn me for loving...
Annabelle Pidek2 hours ago
Camera Shot
Being fifteen, I'm only ten years conscious ten years of deciding for myself, I've made mistakes, some that I wish to wipe off the surface of my mind with a tidal wave,just so that I can make sure to ...
Jessica Stewart3 days ago
Nine Months and 20 Days
It's been nine months and 20 days since you told me it was over. I didn't believe it when it happened at first, but when it settled I didn't move for three days. I like to think it was my own version ...
Londyn Nichole11 days ago
Growing Up
As a child I wanted nothing more than to grow up. To be an adult And live my own life. As a child I wanted nothing more than to be my own person. To be strong To be proud To be independent. As a child...
Isabel Stevenson20 days ago
Heart-Shaped Dreams and a Splash of Liquor
All I know are tiny heart-shaped dreams, pastel and chalky and melting on my tongue before I can forget how they taste, before I can remember what they say. I can feel the weight of the new year, heav...
Jaecub Matthewsa month ago
Is It Me or What I See?
I see ignorance within the races. Ignorance within elemental places. Like we think the act is what makes us popular with our peers. But more so, I see it as a way of hiding our fears. Is it me or am I...
Jaz Leigha month ago
P.R.I.D.E.
'P' is for people, 'Cause that's what we are. We all have the same blood, Same organs, same heart. 'R's for respect; It's what we should give. That's what we've been taught Since we were kids. 'I's fo...
Jose Gabriela month ago
The Exotic Artist
Theatricality formed through millennial evolution which is excessive as it is easily donned. Is only begotten through hospitable elements able to see this show go on in its artistic ways. This beauty ...
Only the Classics
The roots from which poetry as we know it has flourished. Taking you back to the classical era, one stanza at a time.
Life as a Poet Knows It
Industry tips for new poets. Welcome to the Poets family.
America in Verse
One Nation, United by Poetry. Exploring the United States of America through word.
Angela Bullard2 hours ago
For Lynda
His mouth is like a fist. Beating into me His harsh words. Leaving his mark on My heart and mind. I am like the prisoner, Under lock and key. Seeing sunshine only Through bars. I am like the battered ...
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Aqsa Irfan7 hours ago
You Were My Happiness
I keep pretending every day, I keep promising myself it's the last sad day, I keep interacting as if nothing is happening around me, I keep assuring to myself before sleep, "It's temporary, it will pa...
Questions for the Smoother Stone
Why you wore armor made of polished stones? I’ll never ask. Why it resembled chains is another notion I’ll never bother you for. Why are they hot? Why do they sear any skin brave enough to inch near it? Why do you cry when you know they don’t hurt you until you hear the sobs from the outside? What makes you forget that they ever burn me? Do my attempts to cool them only melt the steel into another god awful temperature? Higher than the one before? Higher than the time it takes to watch the wound...
E.J Sneed4 hours ago
Humans
We are all falling apart at the hands of each other, Fighting, killing until there is nothing left. Putting the blame on the victim and acting like there was another way, "They started this" you screa...
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LP Steinbeck5 hours ago
"Knowledge Is The Age Of Consent"
His lie; “Knowledge is the age of consent.” Thus spoken to one passion was not meant. Though her twelfth year had not yet been acquired, His matinal touch became so desired. Strokes of his fingers, th...
Ilana Weiss5 hours ago
#MeToo
The world is in turmoil, Everyone and everything falling apart, As if that weren't enough. Everyday, you hear more and more stories Of people who were harassed. Assaulted. Raped. Molested. But they're...
A. R. Ambrosi9 hours ago
Exchange Student
Cloaked in the flag Of the country of his birth He reaches out To embrace a new land Trusting Never doubting He is a child of hope Full of dreams and aspirations For a better tomorrow For a better sho...
We Go Forward
We Go Forward There's no flowery way around it. We, as humans, go forward But we mimic through motions as if the past had hooks into us. We watch our regrets and forget that the choices we made were e...
Mandie Fa day ago
Writing
It’s where the quiet minds are the loudest where the un-opinionated ones have opinions where the misunderstood are finally understood where the silenced are finally able to speak where feelings turn i...
Jasmine Quintana26 minutes ago
The Introvert Diaries
Sometimes I feel like everyone is watching, everywhere I go their eyes are always glued on me. Sometimes I think they are talking about me, whispering to each other and always laughing. I start to fee...
Cassandra Townsend38 minutes ago
Scribbles of a Storm
Every step seems to go in the wrong direction, to the wrong place, to the wrong goal. Every step seems to go backwards, away from the good and towards the bad. My mind's a drawing of a five year old; ...
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Maranda Thomason 44 minutes ago
Used
Lately it feels like there is no room to breath all of these emotions pouring out of me my head keeps spinning I just can't go to bed with all this commotion in my head All these sleepless nights when...
Mandie Fa day ago
The Place
It’s the place where she feels alive at peace like herself no judgement, no rules the place where everyone else isn’t where the only voices are songs where a cool breeze is felt against her skin throu...
A. R. Ambrosia day ago
Sister Pagan
Sister Pagan In a crown Of sunflowers Walk the Earth With naked feet Show us the way Write your runes Upon the sky Invisible Mysterious Only visible To those Who would see Teach us Show us Songstress ...
Oh, Sister Eye
Last night I wished upon the moon. From my lips slipped a verse, “...oh Sister Eye, oh Sister Eye, you see me.” I thought of you and more words pushed themselves into the damp night air, “...Oh Sister...
Home Sick
I'm not at home, and I think I'm homesick, but would you rather be at your boring house or by the sea? I think it's because you're not here. I think you may be my home, for I long to see you once agai...
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Laura Ray7 hours ago
Love Me for Me
When no one else did You love me for me When I felt lost and alone You love me for me Despite all my issues You love me for me When I all I wanted to do was give up You love me for me When I thought y...
Ella May11 hours ago
The Purple Heather
Wind, gales like breathe over my soul and I sink deeper into myself lost as an elk in winter fog and I see a light there before me it shines as heavens gate does open but when I arrive to some happine...
Omni Propheta day ago
Self-Revive
Used to think the realest was on the team. Now, I see that was all a dream. We used to talk 'bout how we gone get creame and get to the money scene, scheming, laughing, smoking pungent, but Niggaz lef...
Beth Spencera day ago
Population Buzz
The sun has set upon my nation, The sun has set. But still I cannot catch my breath. I cannot catch my breath. Too little space for air to come. No air not second-hand. No air not second-hand has come...
Megan Taylora day ago
22nd May
She stands in the doorway, leant against the door frame Left shoulder against the wood. One of her legs crossed over the other Arms crossed across her chest "So I assume you'll have children one day" ...
Brittany Stengelan hour ago
A-Z, in This Case T
Above the chaos, there’s serenity Beyond the noise, there can be silence Carried away by the gusts of wind Drifting further by the waves of the sea Everything has a purpose, I was once told For one da...
Gabby Mannuzza4 hours ago
Colors
The sunrise hurts my eyes For the colors are much too vibrant To these weak eyes That For years Only saw In black and white And Most days they still do But sometimes it’s easier The grays are soft On ...
Korra Mystery5 hours ago
My Last Candle
I had a room full of candles. Kept me seeing. When I fell. All the candles blew out. I didn't mean to do it. It just. All crashed at once. I promise you I'm looking for the lighter to relight the cand...
Courtney Hughes10 hours ago
A Soldier's Diary
How can something meant for protection Be twisted around To cause me affliction Wandering around I no longer know me No longer do I understand where I've been All that is kept Is memories of me Memori...
Laur Truea day ago
Parties for Her
(This is a found poem, so some lines are from the actual novel The Great Gatsby. I just rearranged, added, and changed some). At least once a fortnight There was music from my neighbour's house Throug...
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Nathan Veasey7 days ago
The Book of Hell and Paradise
Have you ever wondered how we got the idea of such a thing as heaven or hell? Well, it all started out with humans. Our minds are massive and we can't help that we are curious. It is literally wired i...