Jacinda Almonte15 hours ago
Handle with Care
Instead of taking care of the world we live in... People no longer care. The world is being destroyed but, People no longer care. The option of being fair? Nope, people no longer care. Not even a sing...
Jacob Jackson20 hours ago
Little Ladybird
I saw a ladybird, Scuttling across a metal fence, As its home is ripped from the soil, Birds fly, as builders cry out “be careful” The police stay on guard, Whilst protestors contemplate how “thirty o...
Violet P. Davies21 hours ago
Rhyming Unreasonably
No reason, no rhyme, no reason, no rhyme, I feel I’ve been floating for quite some time Let all be assured that I’m never too sad Though sometimes I think I might like to go mad Think not for a moment...
Megan Paul21 hours ago
Proud
I’m proud of you. We’re so proud of you. Don’t forget I’m still proud of you. Of my ability to pass for normal, The way I now fit as a cog in the machine. For getting up every morning. Having a full-t...
Morgan H21 hours ago
That Stung...
That stung. That moment. The first time in five months I had checked up on your social media. I don't know what I was expecting. But it wasn't this. I wasn't expecting to have that heart sinking, stom...
Jaden Bleu21 hours ago
Life to My Bones
Worshiping you brings life to my bones, and power to my soul. Soul is made up of the mind, will, and emotions, and with all that I have, I long to worship you more. Away from your presence, I never wi...
Jacob Jackson4 days ago
The Black Wolf
How do I say my depression is unbearable when I'm stuck in this place? How do I say it without hurting the people who've tried so hard to make things okay, who've been there for me almost every single...
Hello, December
Hello, December, how’ve you been? It’s been a while since we caught up; we should spend some time together. Let’s stand outside wrapped in scarves and mittens catching snowflakes on our tongues while ...
LIFE MAZI17 days ago
The Spy and the Bird
(I'm working on publishing a poetry collection with a whole bunch of new poems so I haven't uploaded anything on here for a while. In the meantime, my little brother wanted to try and write a poem wit...
Violet P. Daviesa month ago
Eggshell Treadmill
I feel things that shouldn't matter But they do to me, and I don't want them to Which makes me want to punch a wall I feel like the world is a treadmill But I got all turned around And now I'm standin...
Adam Khamisa month ago
Healing Scars yet Healing... Scars
Healing scars. -A masterpiece? Receive the master's peace. The chains of the past once bruised my ankles Ensuring I never moved Bonded to my spirit ensuring I never moved on They rattled with every st...
Walking Away
He called me today I had no words to say My anger still brimming from days long gone away What am I to say It's you that pushed me away Never admitting any wrong in anyway What am I to say I have no i...
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.
Coming to Terms with the Truth
As I'm coming to truth with certain facts, I'm beginning to realize you never truly loved me back. I don't know what more I could have done to make you see the circles I would run. I thought you were ...
Rupi Kaur Parody Poem (Tell Me)
You tell me I am like the flowers You kiss before you sleep. That I am the waves That the dolphins seek But you my dear yearn For my body like Captain navigating his ship. Yet I learned you Hate to ki...
Eve Nova7 days ago
The Fog
I`ve been waiting for so long I`ve been praying on my own to departure far away to forget you one day to erase my feelings for you to be with somebody new to be able to live with myself no to be someo...
Jacinda Almonte15 hours ago
Handle with Care
Instead of taking care of the world we live in... People no longer care. The world is being destroyed but, People no longer care. The option of being fair? Nope, people no longer care. Not even a sing...
Mr. KUTZKY a day ago
Nose Dive
It causes such dismay when I don’t portray the illusion, when I bring accuracy to the silent confusion I’m looked at like a brute who’s abusing. That’s a turning of the table. If I’m able to see throu...
Maria Crank3 days ago
I Am Sandra Bland
I am intelligent and strong. This is my nature No, I do not see anything wrong My truths are blunt and very real Yes, quite honestly, at times it can get hard to deal This is my truth, how I feel. You...
Ava McCoy2 days ago
Reflecting on Changes
The thin fragile line I walked was long, self inflicted. I could have stepped off it at anytime, find another way to live. I didn't. I would love to be able to blame it on genetic circumstance... That...
Amargeaux Rai3 days ago
Creator
I feel forgotten. Not desperate to be seen, Not desperate to be loved, I know someone loves me. I feel left behind. Not ignored, Not uninvited, Though I'm not allowed many places anymore. I feel out o...
Ink Mouse4 days ago
Shooting Stars
Making its path, it leads me to another stars of unity they flash across the sky above, this cosmic flow its streak of many motions and colors into the lake of the cosmos, the stars are numerous, twin...
Morgan H21 hours ago
That Stung...
That stung. That moment. The first time in five months I had checked up on your social media. I don't know what I was expecting. But it wasn't this. I wasn't expecting to have that heart sinking, stom...
Shawna Wood2 days ago
Reflection
Who is the girl in the mirror? I'm not sure I even know. I don't recognize her anymore. She isn't the same as she used to be. Her smile is gone. Her eyes are empty. All of the strength she once had. W...
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Juan Ramirez2 days ago
Selfish
"If your life continues this path you won't make it to 35." A tsunami of stress crashed over my life leaving the faintest whisper booming loud and these tears came steadily, like a faucet, slowly drip...
At Night
it’s not that there isn't sound it’s a hallowed sound a head full of thoughts humming low like static on a radio the heartbeat of the house maybe it’s breathing or walking banging pipes, running water...
Tony Martello8 days ago
She, Like the Wolf
Fierce, pure, and monogamous, she is a keeper of death to bring forth new life. Her long and slender legs cascade with white laden-fur all the way down to her large paws-much bigger than any courtyard...
Imani- Amour9 days ago
The Snow Must Go On
Right, I watch through window the slow snowy miracle plain white flakes glide down graceful, effortlessly prominent, poised and purposeless in their silent left-right gliding descent to the ground wit...
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Angel A2 days ago
My Best Friend
My best friend. You are my best friend, and forever I’ll hold your hand. I’ll Teach and guide you through life, because forever I’ll be by your side. At you darkest I’ll carry the light, and when it’s...
Jaden Bleu3 days ago
Short Ode to Love
Love is like a gentle dove that landed Love is true and perfectly candid Love originally designed to be unconditional Adding up the sums, additional Love came down like a babe at Christmas time If onl...
Georgia White3 days ago
What Could Have Been
Do you see a small piece of them everywhere you go? That familiar head scratch catching your eye, as a stranger swiftly brushes past you in the street. That same scent that kissed your nostrils months...
Leigh Hoopera day ago
Slam Poetry 1
At age six I realized I could sing. At 10 I wanted to be an author—nothing has changed since. At 12 I got my first ‘boyfriend,’ I’m sure you know how that love goes. At 15 I felt my first heartbreak. ...
Jaden Bleu3 days ago
Zero Percent
Phone is dead Gas is almost gone Fridge is nearly empty Money is never enough Feeling pretty rough Wanna get out of my mind Sick and tired of life's grind Thought we'd have more Can't buy from the sto...
Kylee Orozco3 days ago
Some Attitude
Being a woman, we are expected to walk with a kick in our step But the expectation is just an examination, Being a woman, we have our flaws; our attitude is not one of them. You see our attitude is ne...
Violet P. Davies21 hours ago
Rhyming Unreasonably
No reason, no rhyme, no reason, no rhyme, I feel I’ve been floating for quite some time Let all be assured that I’m never too sad Though sometimes I think I might like to go mad Think not for a moment...
Jaden Bleu21 hours ago
Life to My Bones
Worshiping you brings life to my bones, and power to my soul. Soul is made up of the mind, will, and emotions, and with all that I have, I long to worship you more. Away from your presence, I never wi...
Eliza Fayea day ago
The Flood
What has come before has no meaning; It's sensibility soon to be swept away. These ideas have no peace, toxicity fills every crack and crevice. Association was the only option. It caused panic; chaos ...
Steven Baldry3 days ago
Time Machine
“Time Machine” If only I could find a Time Machine. I would live the “what could have been” I would turn back the clock to the past. Take the days taken for granted and make them last. I am happy in m...
Jaden Bleu15 days ago
Kings Rise and Fall
Rose and fell from glory This Is The Story Iconic plight One Night Greatest folly to miss This Time Across the sea of shiny gloss You're The Boss For love, always taking stand Big Boss Man Sexy symbol...
Violet Lavoskia month ago
Shelf Life
Under the harsh fluorescent lights, there I sit. Years and years of my life spent up here, all alone yet surrounded by others just like me. In the deafening sound of my own silence, I can only recall ...