Life as a Poet Knows It

Life as a Poet Knows It

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ElRey Niffena year ago
Dreamer
Stuck in this snowstorm in this small one horse town without a way to get around. The police took my drivers license for no insurance even though they had no evidence. Now I'm stuck without a job feel...
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Viktoria Pappa year ago
'365 Sleepless Nights'
"A restless year. Four hopeless seasons. Fifty-two obsessive weeks. Three hundred and sixty-five sleepless nights. One poetic journal of change, loss, damage, sorrow, healing, good and evil, chaos and...
Growing Self-esteem Through Poetry
I'm 21 and I've lived with insecurities my whole life. I'm not going to lie, I still have some. Having a nice body, clear skin, and cute clothes was the most important thing in my life for the longest...
Crissy DXCII2 years ago
The Slam Poetry
Much can be said about poetry. Structure, rhymes, and play on words. All part of the poetry directory. Much less than calling it direct to me. Directly relating to art. Let me articulate what I mean. ...
Emma Lynn2 years ago
Paper & Pen
poetry is an art — a very troublesome, annoying art. sometimes you go weeks wanting to write but have no muse and other times you just want to sleep but your brain decides to write a book it just need...
An American Dream
I looked around the nice restaurant. There were not many people here, just a few couples scattered around the room immersed in their own conversations. I could not remember the last time I had been in...
Belle Denka2 years ago
How To Write a Poem
First you stare at some furniture as you let yourself feel every ounce of everything from a stubbed toe to the truth. Crying in the shower is also acceptable way of meditating on these things. When yo...
Joke Marfsky2 years ago
Writer’s Anonymous
Hello, my name is Marv; The other day I realized I had a problem: I've been getting high off of pure visceral poetry. I've been looking for something that isn't there. A scientist, tripping and mad fr...
Christine Lopez2 years ago
Why Am I Now Writing?
Why am I just now putting my thoughts out, Timing is everything And I'm not speaking of the time we tell, The time that we follow Or the time that controls us But the timeline of your path. I've been ...