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Writing Poems | Examples of Writing Poetry

Writing Poems - Examples of all types of writing poetry to share and read. This list of writing poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of writing poetry. This list of works about writing is an excellent resource for examples on how to write writing poems.
A Monstrosity Of A Poem
What is this atrocity, What is this uniquely unparalleled monstrosity, What is this element with undefined velocity, What is this singular, peerless challenger of viscosity! What is this implement: almost an oddity, What is this matter, a goofy comedy? What is...Read the rest...
Categories: writing, change, conflict, confusion, deep,
Form: Free verse

Imaginary Darkness
In the shadow's caress, where light fears to tread, Echoes of silence, in the void widespread. A tapestry woven with threads of the night, Where dreams fracture under the weight of fright. The moon, a ghostly sentinel in the...Read the rest...
Categories: dark, imagination, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Depart Tour
Drag along grief's cursed sensation End the start of a brief operation Prohibit belief in any situation Abandon relief and it's only relation Refuse even a pint-sized rejection Terminate hope and sense of direction Tripping over buried misconception Oblivious to her...Read the rest...
Categories: writing, betrayal, character, dark, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Life And Writing
Ernest Hemingway: live it to write about it; book is loyal friend...Read the rest...
Categories: adventure, life, writing,
Form: Senryu
Young Again
Verse 1: I was dumb and foolish I did not love myself that much compared to today I know why I made the wrong choices In my mind, I should move on But it was not like PTSD I wish...Read the rest...
Categories: writing, 10th grade, forgiveness, hurt,
Form: Lyric

Premium Member Mrs Poet
I rise at the crack of dawn push-ups with a weight of ideas – rhymes with my eggs; a slice of daily bread, no juice, it gives me heartburn, so I go right to the ink -- in a manic...Read the rest...
Categories: writing, humor, inspirational, literature, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Simply Senryu: Writers understand
Art's a paradox It is a lie that makes us Realize the truth Tragedy plus time Some pundits are wont to say Equals comedy Writers understand Language is a living thing Constantly in flux ...Read the rest...
Categories: writing,
Form: Senryu
When poets of the world unite
Lines across a page, defining our reality, words that don’t start wars, sharing our humanity, against this troubled world, of hatred and insanity. We can hold a pen, or maybe we can type, words that don’t start wars, sharing our hope and light, and ease...Read the rest...
Categories: writing, poetry, poets, war, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CLERIHEW lawrence
Poet David Lawrence 'Chatterleys Lover' once caused offence Known best as a novelist his poetry should not be dismissed...Read the rest...
Categories: writing,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member From the Felt
"Lee, you awake?" Yeah, sorry. "Where were you?" Nowhere, my call? Fold. Looking around the table, I couldn't have drifted that long, Wouldn't have known from the stares, whatever the faces. There I go again, blocking out the sounds, "You have...Read the rest...
Categories: writing, care, dance, fire, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A time to reflect - Is The True Writer Gone
"A Writer must Feel The Words So The Reader Can Feel The Words. By Poet" Have you heard about this new thing, this new thing called AI. Is it friend or foe, real or fake? I was told it is...Read the rest...
Categories: friend, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member freedom
Categories: writing, creation, freedom, imagery, introspection,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member I WRITE
I write There for I …. Write Unknowingly Of things Hidden In the fractured folds Of life Of moments Forgotten Yet lingering On the tip of the pen Yellowing The edges Of ivory pages. I write therefore Of truths Encased in pain Joys denied Darkness hidden Of a soul Unknown to me Until I wrote ...Read the rest...
Categories: poets, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rejection Letter
When the words don’t lure me with their muse, Desire to pour out hopes, dreams, light that bleeds, Wetting the beauty of my heart’s best seeds, Emptying the feelings, once caged by pain, shame, Thoughts meant to be penned,...Read the rest...
Categories: writing, meaningful, poems, poetry, word
Form: Verse
Premium Member Why Write
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ the act of writing is the art of discovering yourself and what you believe ...Read the rest...
Categories: poetess, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Monoku

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