Life as a Poet Knows It

Life as a Poet Knows It

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Gibberish Limerick
The first verse of this limerick was originally written in 2014 while the second verse was written in September 2017, with the final three verses composed in October 2017. Verse one is the original, w...
Chloe Gilholy2 years ago
Poetry's Mysterious Ways
Poetry has been around for centuries. A lot of questions come to mind with poetry, especially to those who don't write poetry. Even people like myself who actively write poetry find ourselves question...
N.Zbornak 2 years ago
I Don't Believe It
Ma I wanna be a poet But I don't wanna be like Dad I ripped up all the writing I'd done Cuz you said he was famous for journaling He's a narcissist navel gazer But I'm his daughter I don't want to be ...
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Craig Henders2 years ago
I Like to Poem
(Yes. I'm going to be using "poem" as a verb; there's worse things to focus on. :p Also, I'm free versing here.) 34 Lines on... enjoying one's hobbies/interests/nonsense and letting go. I like to poem...
Dawn Coleman2 years ago
Farewell Poem
I sat in the orange chair attached to my desk, twirling my tan wooden number two pencil between my fingers, impatiently waiting for my teacher, Mrs. Hope, to begin class. I was anxiously giddy. I want...
Nicholas Goodman2 years ago
Poetry
Poetry is my beloved Who At times I forget to feed Not because of spite But the fear That my words won't bring anything nutritious Poetry is my sail And when the wind is low I give up But what I must ...
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Loaf 2 years ago
My Black Pen
My black pen It's got me through rough times. Like when I tried to write this song Couldn't think of any rhymes On my skin flowed the dark ink As I sat and started to think Why are the lyrics still no...
Joseph Marra2 years ago
Motivate My Writing
Write! Words perceived as grains of sand, the pages they fall on the world. They create beaches, deserts, great storms of sand carried on the wind. There is an ocean of words defining perception, crea...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
Your Poetry Is Appalling
Choose words that describe But somehow still hide The facts of what you are saying Don't come straight out And talk all about What your poem is meant to be playing Leave something to the imagination Y...