Leigh Fisher4 hours ago
Value
your actions show you think that I’m nothing clearer than a thousand words could tell. I could keep writing about you wasting my words on you but in your eyes I am not worth your time, your courtesy, ...
H. L. Newcomer4 hours ago
Blaze It
Sometimes I feel I need to be left alone. To sit with myself and let the Emotions rage thru me like Absolute from-hell-fire. I feel the fire is cleansing. I've always had an attachment To ashes, to bu...
Mike Whaley4 hours ago
Divided Culture
Our culture became divided, we got pushed to one side, they took away traditions, they took away our pride. Appeasement, we were told, is the only way. We listened to the Libralist they told us what w...
Taylor Banks4 hours ago
Mind
I often dream of my grandmother She sits in a rocking chair, Trying to utter words that can’t escape. Her hair crowned in gold White like stars Hair that licks up to touch the sky, To touch heaven. We...
Michelle Morris4 hours ago
Word
Whenever I enter an airport, I immediately crave an egg McMuffin with cheese. I have no idea about the Pavlov dog psychology of it but it happens every time. I think airports just smell like McDonalds...
Bethany C3 days 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. Strong12 days 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...
Thomas Owens20 days ago
So Far, So Good
One time, I was told to line up. Our ties were removed by absent hands with long, bored fingers and inspected... then, we washed dirty steel liars as November Christmas parties dwelled, with dutiful s...
Haikus on First and Otherwise Meaningful Kisses (Pt. 1)
Dedicated to the last person I kissed. 1. (2007) On stage, in a play "I kiss my grandma like that," said the director. 2. (2008) High school and trashy, we kissed by the boy's bathroom. It was my firs...
Leigh Fishera month ago
Lost Wind
she is used to this it has always been like this wind gently dancing in through the windows she was lying beside him, her eyes darting across words emblazoned upon an air purifier sitting unhelpfully ...
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Melynie Ferrari2 months ago
Spring Peepers
Their voices bounced back and forth amongst the birches. The swampy water sucked my feet into a silty stew. I waded through the water waiting to hear their chanting cease. The end was near but not nea...
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.
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Lana Colon5 hours ago
Something Special
You were always special in my eyes Since I found out. I was terrified to death I had many doubts “Mommy mommy” is something you would say But I never heard. A princess you could look like My vision wa...
Complicated
Maybe if I left His life wouldn’t be a mess. I hate myself, and he works with a girl She is who I was when I was his whole world. She's beautiful, and outgoing and everything that I am not So maybe th...
You Can’t Save People
You pick it up, hit the pipe Snort your line, Hit the wall That’s my queue I’ve seen it all How long does your high last? Does it take away your sorrows? Does it take away your pain? Because I’m prett...
Leigh Fisher4 hours ago
Value
your actions show you think that I’m nothing clearer than a thousand words could tell. I could keep writing about you wasting my words on you but in your eyes I am not worth your time, your courtesy, ...
Mike Whaley4 hours ago
Divided Culture
Our culture became divided, we got pushed to one side, they took away traditions, they took away our pride. Appeasement, we were told, is the only way. We listened to the Libralist they told us what w...
Jane Udochi9 hours ago
Color
Why can’t I be like that look like that laugh like that what happened, why do I have to be so different It is easy for them to smile, to laugh not worry about misjudgment or doubt society accepts them...
H. L. Newcomer4 hours ago
Blaze It
Sometimes I feel I need to be left alone. To sit with myself and let the Emotions rage thru me like Absolute from-hell-fire. I feel the fire is cleansing. I've always had an attachment To ashes, to bu...
Alyssa Sanders4 hours ago
The Cycle of Writer’s Life
How do you take every moment from your life, every moment from every day, throw it all into a pile, and then create a conclusion to be shared? Cause that really what I wanna do. Every time I write, I ...
Brooke Travis8 hours ago
I'm Sorry
I wanted to say I'm sorry... and Not like all of the other times I've said I'm sorry... This time I want to mean it... For years I've repeatedly told you that I would fix it everytime I made a mistake...
Taylor Banks4 hours ago
Mind
I often dream of my grandmother She sits in a rocking chair, Trying to utter words that can’t escape. Her hair crowned in gold White like stars Hair that licks up to touch the sky, To touch heaven. We...
Ayesha Brown4 hours ago
Suffocated
This is my air Yeah it’s chemicals Yeah it’ll kill me in a few decades But it’s been there when I needed it Been there when I was down Been there when I couldn’t think straight With every inhale I get...
Brady Jones4 hours ago
Villain
Sometimes, in the night I sit and ponder life Like, would anybody notice, if I wasn't alright? If tomorrow I was gone Without a single trace Would there even be a tear, streaming down your face? I loo...
writer 1348 hours ago
Risen
Oh mysterious one! the way your face doth shine with a blinding light that warms the earth Bundled in the abundance of grace and mercy Your warmth is all encompassing It constrains my heart to grow in...
In the Fox’s Den
What a teeny, tiny rabbit with such little rabbit feet. They’re swift, nimble, and always running, but they’ll never outrun me. Oh, little baby bunny, with such dainty, fluffy ears. What are you doing...
Amber Nasersa day ago
Vastness
When I close my eyes I picture that there’s this vastness ahead of me That’s painted by how the ocean meets the sea And it’s quite the piece of art if I may say. You see, at first glance, the picture ...
Me and You
I knew you once. You used to be an everyday interaction in my life. But now you are simply a quiet string of web hanging like a distant memory in my brain. I had a dream of you. It was warm and famili...
Lu Groblebe8 hours ago
Let Me
Let me be the foundation that holds you when you are falling apart. Let me be shelter that harbors you from every storm. Let me be the wave you crash into when you are out of control. Let me be the st...
SKYLERIZED 6 hours ago
A Winged Thing
Her mind is a winged thing. It flies succinctly and with grace. Thoughts flutter and her throat will sing. Great beauty integrates it with her face. The integration of brains And gorgeousness permits ...
Fell in a Well
I fell in love. Well, more like I fell in a well so deep beneath the earth it broke my feet, three toes, two ribs, my face and chin, but I was fine because my heart awoke! So everything became so clea...
Serrena Gragg6 days ago
Sharp Tongue
I'm not always the nicest I've said things I can't unsay. The tongue inside my mouth Is sharper than a knife. And I even cut myself with my words Most days. I try to be kind. I swear I try to be kind....
Michelle Morris4 hours ago
Word
Whenever I enter an airport, I immediately crave an egg McMuffin with cheese. I have no idea about the Pavlov dog psychology of it but it happens every time. I think airports just smell like McDonalds...
Ayesha Browna day ago
Circus Freaks
Way down in the slums of the west Lives your most unusual pest Secluded from the putrid world Lives your most terrifying boys and girls The people who were destined to be confined The people who'd des...
Pastel Coloured Dreams
How did we get to this place we said we wouldn’t? To this place we surely knew we shouldn’t. Eerie and damp is the boneyard of dreams. Where our palates run grey with monotony and our hands red with t...
Alexis Weichman7 days 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...
n vash24 days ago
The Card
Let me be a birthday card so that I can touch your heart while you hold my hand. Let me be a card of confession whispering in your ear all the things I’m afraid to say. Let me be a Christmas greeting ...
Phantasmagoria
A Tribute to the Poetic Styling of E. Poe