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What is poetry? Simply put, if it's not prose, then it's poetry. It is believed that poetry originated before written language and was used as a memory device. Rhyme and rhythm were essential. Since then poetry has evolved into a broad genre which includes many variations. Free verse is one form of poetry that doesn't necessarily have a rhyme scheme or rhythm. However, free verse poetry often has either rhyme or rhythm. On our poetry help pages you can learn about and explore many of these features. You are also invited to add to the knowledge by writing articles for our poetry help section.

Our poetry is arranged by the last one received. The last 100 are displayed. At the bottom of the page you can choose other pages to browse through. Clicking a link on the right side of the page will list poetry by category.

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Win Date Praise Ages Title and Writer
11-21-08 16+ Make Love
  by June Nazarian
11-20-08 16+ Rest Weary Angel
  by Chelsea Armstrong
11-20-08 10+ The Beholder
  by Jenny Douglas
11-19-08 7+ She Done It, She Did
  by June Nazarian
11-18-08 16+ Last Hope Given Place
  by Walter Jones
11-18-08 7+ Know that I love you
  by Treena Turner
11-18-08 13+ Fired Up!
  by Lonnie Kornoely
11-18-08 18+ Soul
  by Treena Turner
11-17-08 13+ And Is Gone
  by Shannon Jaime
11-17-08 10+ The Red Planet
  by Wayne Thomas
11-15-08 7+ Witch's Tongue
  by Frank Fields
11-14-08 10+ Self Portrait(Just A Man)
  by Richard Reed Jr
11-13-08 10+ Armchair Critics
  by Jordan Screws
11-12-08 10+ Halloween
  by Elise Richerds
11-12-08 16+ Silver the Service
  by Susan Brown
11-12-08 18+ Gratitude
  by Okeremu Emmanuel
11-11-08 7+ Green Grass
  by Jenny Douglas
11-10-08 10+ Quest for Human
  by Raja Sharma
11-10-08 10+ The love of my life
  by Elise Richerds
11-10-08 10+ My Grace
  by Elise Richerds
11-09-08 4+ It's Like That
  by Richard Reed Jr
Contest Winner 11-08-08 10+ Pretty Girl
  by Frank Fields
11-08-08 7+ Maple Leaf Brother
  by Jenny Douglas
11-07-08 7+ Wanting
  by Jenny Douglas
11-07-08 16+ Save Me
  by Jackie Edwards
11-07-08 7+ The Repairer of the Breach
  by Jenny Douglas
11-06-08 16+ Friend
  by Susan Brown
11-06-08 13+ Clever Invention
  by June Nazarian
11-05-08 13+ Poet Branded
  by Walter Jones
11-03-08 13+ Would That....
  by Frank Fields
11-03-08 13+ Drum Beats
  by Frank Fields
11-02-08 10+ The World Today
  by Lauren Turner
10-31-08 7+ My Head And Fantasies
  by Emily Garwood
10-31-08 7+ And So
  by Richard Reed Jr
10-29-08 10+ Black and White
  by June Nazarian
10-29-08 13+ The Road to the Ballinasloe Fair
  by Susan Brown
10-28-08 13+ Empty
  by Walter Jones
10-27-08 10+ Death of Poesy
  by Raja Sharma
10-26-08 13+ Undead Man's Party
  by Diana Johnson
10-26-08 10+ Ad Infinitum
  by Leigh Gilholm Fisher
10-25-08 7+ Free Falling
  by Diana Johnson
10-25-08 7+ Put Up a Parking Lot
  by Diana Johnson
10-25-08 10+ Fishy Tales
  by Diana Johnson
10-22-08 7+ I Can't Think for Thinking
  by Diana Johnson
10-22-08 13+ Weep
  by Walter Jones
10-21-08 7+ The Sign
  by June Nazarian
10-20-08 13+ Now I Speak
  by Raja Sharma
10-20-08 10+ Rap poem
  by Alexandra Spencer
10-18-08 18+ Long Live That Day...
  by Chelsea Armstrong
10-17-08 18+ Caterpillar Fingers
  by Debra Rose
Win Date Praise Ages Title and Writer
10-16-08 16+ Upon A Hurt Given
  by Walter Jones
10-16-08 18+ Suppose
  by Jimmie Savell
10-15-08 13+ Blood Red Love
  by Anthony Lane Stahlhut
10-14-08 16+ Tribute: To Write Love on Her Arms
  by Diana Johnson
10-14-08 13+ Promise Kept
  by Raja Sharma
10-14-08 13+ Stands Up Right
  by Treena Turner
10-13-08 10+ Classic Hollow Clamor
  by Susan Brown
Contest Winner 10-13-08 4+ Inhale My Poison
  by Mary -BrytEyz- Ball
10-12-08 4+ A Day Without Wiggles
  by Diana Johnson
10-11-08 13+ Beware the Witches Moon
  by Diana Johnson
10-11-08 7+ Birds Eye View
  by Diana Johnson
10-11-08 7+ The River of Transformation
  by Diana Johnson
10-11-08 18+ We Will Flourish
  by Debra Rose
10-10-08 10+ May The Beloved Tomorrow Burn
  by Leigh Gilholm Fisher
10-09-08 13+ Let Me Fall Up
  by Angela Toshner
10-08-08 10+ The Irish Trickster
  by Susan Brown
10-07-08 13+ Waiting
  by Glenys Garcia
10-05-08 10+ Butterflies--A Haiku
  by Frank Fields
10-05-08 13+ Flotsam On A Lily Pad
  by Frank Fields
10-04-08 13+ Mutiny Aboard the Bounty
  by Arthur G. Finch
10-03-08 10+ Not a poem
  by Irina Guschina
10-02-08 13+ The Eden Of Women and Queen Helena
  by Jeanette Broussard
10-02-08 18+ Farewell Sweet Angel
  by Jeanette Broussard
10-01-08 10+ October
  by Everett (dale) Pogue
09-30-08 16+ Gather All You Horses
  by Walter Jones
09-29-08 13+ Memories
  by Frank Fields
09-29-08 4+ Wings Of Yourself
  by Samantha Powers
09-27-08 13+ Death's grip
  by Brooke Marquette
09-24-08 13+ When You Said I Love You
  by Cassie Sweeney
09-24-08 18+ Come Away With Me
  by Arthur G. Finch
09-23-08 7+ Soul Food
  by June Nazarian
09-21-08 13+ All Hallows Eve
  by Nancy Pawley
09-20-08 10+ Buzzing Session
  by Susan Brown
09-20-08 13+ He holds me dear.
  by Jeanette Broussard
09-19-08 13+ Nothing Remains
  by Raja Sharma
09-19-08 10+ The Continuing Moon
  by Richard Reed Jr
09-19-08 18+ The Antichrist
  by Arthur G. Finch
09-19-08 13+ The Second Coming of Christ
  by Arthur G. Finch
09-19-08 10+ Buzz Session- Haiku
  by Susan Brown
09-18-08 16+ Living
  by Susan Brown
09-18-08 16+ She Said I Have Heard This Before
  by Walter Jones
09-18-08 18+ A Mind At War
  by Jeanette Broussard
09-17-08 7+ Seasons Of Our Love
  by Frank Fields
09-17-08 13+ Frost on the Meadow
  by Arthur G. Finch
09-17-08 10+ Dying
  by Richard Reed Jr
09-16-08 16+ Stranger Lost
  by Walter Jones
09-16-08 18+ Who are "They and Them"?
  by Jeanette Broussard
09-15-08 16+ Truth Disguise
  by Walter Jones
09-15-08 13+ Genghis Kahn
  by Arthur G. Finch
09-15-08 13+ Live!
  by Jeanette Broussard

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