Savannah Williams9 minutes ago
Faith
What is Faith? Faith is believing It's knowing someone's there Even when you're grieving It sways in the back And cheers you on But still shines through you Even when you're gone You can choose to ign...
Darren Blount36 minutes ago
This I Believe
I believe- in a place where strangers can be hand in hand, not caring for discriminations. I believe- People can change in the worst, but will fault back to their ways. I believe- Hard Work gets you t...
I Sat With an Angel
I sat with an angel She handled a pen with prowess Her print perfect without allowance I sat with an angel Her eyes burning green My dazzled eyes gone over with sheen I sat with an angel Her soul it e...
Darren Blount40 minutes ago
The Evil That Once Controlled Me
I stood on the ledge In silence and fear For the evil in disguise Has driven me here Controlling strings Express the puppet in me Pulling me towards Endless pain you see Draining magic from life From ...
T.M, Sparrowan hour ago
Falling
I've never been at ease With the way my heart Falls in love Stumbling and tumbling into it As though love were a pile of Autumn leaves They say that love takes time They say that love is patient Love ...
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Ember :)an hour ago
What I'd Rather Not Remember
I still see the day you left, Stuck in my head, can’t forget Your icy words that left me dead inside and the tears I shed For you who I’d given everything. If I was queen, I made you my king Guess tha...
Where Her Skeletons Hide
My heart beats faster each time I see her. I don't even know her name. I try to remember her features as if each time I see her could be the last time. She leaves a lingering scent behind her, roses a...
Rebecca Mahar17 days ago
Reborn
Nights go by like birds in flight sweeping past me violently. The nights are long and cold in this little room. The mornings so violently real there's no time for emotional fences. Walking around I fe...
Nattalie Gordona month ago
For My Human
Since I can’t talk, I try to listen a lot I kinda can’t write either, but who really needs to do that? I see the real you from down here on all fours Too bad I don’t have hands, ‘cause I’d sure like t...
Andy Rosarioa month ago
Candy Now
Candy now, play and smile, Cry, lie and deny being tired, Sleep, fight and pretend to be a man, Do all these things now that you can. A little while from now You will really be a man You will start to...
Trudy Carolinaa month ago
Five Notes to Us
1 Maybe we can pack up your pain and put it on a plane and send it plunging into the pacific. Then years from now after the sea’s all dried up someone will discover it moss covered on the ocean floor ...
Sophia Marie2 months ago
Ocean of Hate
a cold ocean of hate, filled with feelings, that you would never portray. you pick up new thoughts, you boast your new words, leave them with no meaning, speak them with no slurs. you hesitate to care...
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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Ember :)an hour ago
What I'd Rather Not Remember
I still see the day you left, Stuck in my head, can’t forget Your icy words that left me dead inside and the tears I shed For you who I’d given everything. If I was queen, I made you my king Guess tha...
Jason Collins2 hours ago
Insignificant Other
You sit there looking into your mirror every day. Thinking of what your insignificant other would say. ? Because she's the only one that sees you eye to eye. Makes you feel like you wanna cry . Can't ...
The Anteater and the Crocodile
Have ever thought about a crocodile? Steve Irwin said "Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first." And I never realized how t...
SKYLERIZED a day ago
The Here and the Now
If blank were real, then That would render cash To be useless. Cash Wouldn’t matter at All because blank would Supply all of our Needs. Fantasy lands Would rain the coins down From above. Below, Money...
Amber Hecka day ago
Material World
In a world of love for materials, I crave emotional love. Spiritual love. The kind of beautiful, un-questionable love that makes your heart not only beat fast, but makes it feel at home. Safe. Materia...
Skylar Rella2 days ago
Body
I love my body, I love my curves, I love my look, I love my feel. I love my body as just a body: Genderless in itself. I don’t love my body as A “female” body. I love my body, But when I want to be se...
Savannah Williams9 minutes ago
Faith
What is Faith? Faith is believing It's knowing someone's there Even when you're grieving It sways in the back And cheers you on But still shines through you Even when you're gone You can choose to ign...
I Sat With an Angel
I sat with an angel She handled a pen with prowess Her print perfect without allowance I sat with an angel Her eyes burning green My dazzled eyes gone over with sheen I sat with an angel Her soul it e...
Skye Dayan hour ago
Acceptance
I cried today Not for anyone else But finally for myself I cried for this quiet, confused, scared child I cried for this woman carrying a hole in her chest I felt the grief, the pain I let it all in F...
Darren Blount40 minutes ago
The Evil That Once Controlled Me
I stood on the ledge In silence and fear For the evil in disguise Has driven me here Controlling strings Express the puppet in me Pulling me towards Endless pain you see Draining magic from life From ...
Darren Blountan hour ago
Life Is Not How It Seems
You're my inspiration, my hope, and my dreams You’re the one who showed me the way, The way of hard work and how life it is not how it seems. I know it was hard, when you found me inside the ashtray, ...
Winter is Here
She left me on a day warmer than a summer sidewalk. The sun was shining and the birds were out. There was a breeze that smelled of daisies And the grass never stopped it's sway. It was a day that you ...
Jada Wetzel2 hours ago
"The Ones That Are"
We begin as water comes down in rocks from the heavens, that are so far, far, away carried to the potential dimensions that: are, will be, once were; never and always exist, to form the bays we see to...
Nathan Heard2 days ago
First Fall
Curious the joy that we take in a light fall of snow. Powdery, wet flakes swirl down from the sky, precursor to a curse of worse to come. For in the first fall we think not of the heartless cold that ...
Skylar Rella2 days ago
Rain
Rain hits the roof with a soft drumming sound: Constant, steady, and relaxing, While simultaneously grim, gloomy, and mysteriously unsettling. I stare out the window And watch the sheets of water that...
T.M, Sparrowan hour ago
Falling
I've never been at ease With the way my heart Falls in love Stumbling and tumbling into it As though love were a pile of Autumn leaves They say that love takes time They say that love is patient Love ...
Bare
We’re on the phone. Even as I know not to believe you, your proclamations are flint sparking up dormant desire. I want to trust you. I really do. You say that you can see us getting married someday am...
Nuestra Historia
I still remember the day we started talking. I can’t remember all the details, but I remember the sensation. It was something I can’t describe with the simple phrases of the human language. Those bein...
M M21 hours ago
An Out of Mind Perspective
It's the criminally minded that fascinate me the most, So here's where I propose a toast. To all these thieves that think they're ghosts, Getting a high, a product, and something to fucking boast. But...
Ayesha Javed3 days ago
Ode to an Existentialist
My past, present, and future. Twisted into the lines on my palm, hidden between the words I speak. Who am I? Who can I be? Where do I want to find myself? A new awakening, a new dawn. Yet so far it ca...
Global Dream
I'm waking one morning, looking through the doorway. Many fjords outside, like I'm in the Norway. Could it be Australia, am I seeing a little wombat? No It's probably Africa, I hear some distant gunsh...
Andrew Arnetta day ago
Mushroom Logic
It’s not bad, the way of the mushroom. living low, below the radar, out of sight from the blistering sun. hanging out in the cool damp underbrush living large off the decaying and dead matter feeding ...
A O Beldama day ago
Desecration of the Self
i'm not meant for this world i'm not built for stress or work i fall apart at the breeze the heat dissolves my seams i melt with the rain and crumble under pressure i am the flower in the mortar groun...
Lestin Wilsona day ago
Gain
Tell me, what benefit you have to hurt others? Tell me, how do you feel to deceive others? Does it make it you happy? Does it fill a hole in your heart? We see the news and we see the hate We see the ...
Eleanor Thirlway21 days ago
Let the Winged Fancy Roam...
At times, it is very difficult to appreciate life and all its possibilities because, let’s face it, it can be hard. Often our old enemy "time" gets in the way and we suddenly realise we are years olde...
Violet P. Davies2 months ago
Persephone
Pomegranate juice running down her chin Ebony eyelashes growing wet with tears Realizing She has been deceived Even as the bright, bittersweet tang Plies her ruby-stained tongue with confusion, as Had...
Dyl Elner3 months ago
The Bar Piano Man
He wakes up around 2:30 on a weekday, Five PM on a Saturday. If he has to, he gets up to take a piss If not, he stays in bed a while longer To jack off. Once he gets his lazy ass out of bed, He Shits,...