Theresa Norv6 hours ago
Freedom
And yes, she hated it so much that no-one could ever imagine. She hated it so much that all blood in her body became cold in just a seconds and that is because she's just a human. And she is tired of ...
shiney poetry6 hours ago
Apologies
To whom it may concern there is a lot of things I can say to hurt you, there is a lot I could do for you to see the pain you left inside me but that is not what this is about, this is about something ...
Esme Alvarez6 hours ago
Aching Soul
The moments that I long for
that my body craves and my soul aches for those that could not happen to someone like me those that only happen to people that are not afraid to love, to live but I can alw...
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ellie christie6 hours ago
Corruption Smiles
To often I see it, almost every day People win power to control and scheme Their minds and motives, fuelled with greed Our streets are run by ruthless villains Whole families lost to merciless killing...
W i n d ō NYC6 hours ago
The Antagonist Part I: Tar
Sometimes, we're not as we imagine ourselves to be. There can be toxic traits in which we possess but refuse to see. As much as I want to be good I act in contrast with the way I behave, And with the ...
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Mary McMichael6 hours ago
Bittersweet Words of Love
How can you sit there Sit there saying you love me You love me only when my skin is bare Why can't you see When I make you stop and stare You're not looking at a mermaid No, you're just the same What ...
Violet P. Davies7 hours 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 Khamis11 days 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...
Silky Beach
It's a little cold in between my covers, silky smooth... You won't even look at me, but it doesn't kill you. Do you not get cold as the sea does in the freezing winter? The ocean tide, carrying me awa...
Bethany Ca month ago
Three, Two, One
Three things you see. I see the failure I have become, represented in the textbooks I have failed to open in months. I see the hopes and dreams held since I was a child slowly seem more and more out o...
K. M. Stronga month ago
LSD Reflections
Your mind makes use of every hour Like learning to use a new super power. Retrieving my sanity in the shower, It felt like being reborn. No use making sense, no use resisting. Your consciousness strai...
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.
Jamie Lélianne7 hours ago
Emotions
Lost within Hurt rising Heart burnin' For desire Emptiness... Raging... Forgetfulness... All so many emotions Going so insane So my devotions To those who blame Fire burning deep within me Fighting to...
Xander Brandt7 hours ago
A Fib of Strength
Move On, From those That heartbreak. It may be quite tough But only true lovers win you. *** A Fib is a style of poem that writes with syllables according to the Fibonacci sequence, which follows as: ...
Paige Graffunder8 hours ago
Adonis and Icarus
You are beautiful, As I think of Adonis as such. I could watch your hands for hours. Favored by Goddesses, Poets, musicians, and weavers of tales. You could rip my soul asunder And I would only ask yo...
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ellie christie6 hours ago
Corruption Smiles
To often I see it, almost every day People win power to control and scheme Their minds and motives, fuelled with greed Our streets are run by ruthless villains Whole families lost to merciless killing...
SKYLERIZED 14 hours ago
Potent Hands
The faiths of yesterday and today are A result of philosophy. They take Up a cross, crescent, or David’s own star. But each rests on feelings for one’s own sake. Each is mystical and is canned thought...
Tiffany Brandon14 hours ago
Forty-One
today's my birthday but before you celebrate please know I'm not pandering just simply noting the date in general I don't like to call attention to something that merely is I didn't choose who to be o...
Patricia Edwards7 hours ago
The Eyes of the Beholder
I stood before the dawn; With sorrow in my heart. Tears from my eyes did part. I asked God for strength. As I watched the darkness pass, the light then entered in; It was then life would begin. God be...
Jared Gordon10 hours ago
Hazel Grace
since the moment i saw your sweet little face its like everything stopped even time and space your cute little fingers curled around mine its the most wonderful thing i have felt in all my time you ar...
Jaden Bleu14 hours ago
Different One
I didn't ask to be made this way, and yet it seems I have such a large price to pay. Day in and day out, they tease and snicker, and I am left feeling all the sicker. If I could just change myself, I ...
shiney poetry6 hours ago
Apologies
To whom it may concern there is a lot of things I can say to hurt you, there is a lot I could do for you to see the pain you left inside me but that is not what this is about, this is about something ...
Esme Alvarez6 hours ago
Aching Soul
The moments that I long for
that my body craves and my soul aches for those that could not happen to someone like me those that only happen to people that are not afraid to love, to live but I can alw...
W i n d ō NYC6 hours ago
The Antagonist Part I: Tar
Sometimes, we're not as we imagine ourselves to be. There can be toxic traits in which we possess but refuse to see. As much as I want to be good I act in contrast with the way I behave, And with the ...
Stars
Flecks of white, Start to dot the sky, As the sun sets And Venus, the Morning Star, Begins to rise. One by one, Planets and constellations alike appear. Galaxies and supernovas, Near pinpricks of ligh...
Sea Foam
I stand beside the shore, Yearning for something more, As the waves lap at the sand beneath my feet. The air smelling of salt and yet almost sweet, The water is blue and green and gray, A swirling aby...
E. NATASHA8 hours ago
Kiss the Rain
Listening to the rain A sweet noise to hear Fell into a river voice Missed faces never seen On those rainy days The canvas blanket talk deepest Distant voices speak faintly Forgotten romance fairy tal...
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Mary McMichael6 hours ago
Bittersweet Words of Love
How can you sit there Sit there saying you love me You love me only when my skin is bare Why can't you see When I make you stop and stare You're not looking at a mermaid No, you're just the same What ...
Brian Crowley8 hours ago
Relation Shipwreck
What the hell was this? Was this really love? If so, where did the passion go? Or was this something else? Something undefined yet quite wrong Why did we hold on to each other for so long? Grasping fo...
Bazooka Teaches10 hours ago
Fire Burning
There is a fire burning Every time we get together It looks like there is a fire Every time you are by my side It feels like I’m burning Every time you smile at me We need to stick together Even if pe...
Violet P. Davies7 hours 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...
Kay Williamsa day ago
Be You
'But are you?' My conscious asked after I screamed at myself telling myself I am a fuck up. Convincing myself I am a failure. But am I? 'You are not.' I am. 'No. I wouldn’t say you are.' Then what am ...
Danny Hartley2 days ago
Type
I'm just gonna type, type till I can't be arsed to type know more, type till I have misspelled every thing because I'm not paying any attention, type till the sun comes up because I can, type because ...
Deborah Portillo10 hours ago
The Battle
I hear you screaming my name, I hear your cries. When I approach to see, you’re strung up for all to see. I help your disentangled corpse. I nearly fall trying to set you free. Some how, some way I am...
Joy Ergang10 hours ago
Fractured Fragments
I am no longer your muse. Refusing to be burdened by your toxicity and damaging ways. I fought too hard to get this far to allow you burn it all down. Recapturing the life I used to have before you de...
cookie foota day ago
On Jupiter
If I could take things easier, I would let you lift the load. If I could calm my mind, I would let you sit in my tangled neurons. If I could love, I would let you hold my heart. If I could stay, I wou...
Violet Lavoski3 days 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 ...
Aaron Jones21 days ago
On Flanders' Fields
On a cold, dank day in Flanders' Fields, The air turned to fog As the guns let loose their terrifying load, And the soil turned to mud, Sucking and soaking the men to the bone, The earth took back its...
Alexis Weichmana month ago
Sights Seen
Memories are sights of life that have been engraved into your mind, may they be little or big, may you need a camera to fully remember them or not. Rather it be a moment that the scent of the river yo...