Most Read This Week In Poetry

Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns or lyrics.

Poetry, and discussions of it, have a long history. Early attempts to define poetry, such as Aristotle's Poetics, focused on the uses of speech in rhetoric, drama, song and comedy.[1] Later attempts concentrated on features such as repetition and rhyme, and emphasised the aesthetics which distinguish poetry
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Most Read This Week Tagged "Poetry"

The Sun and Her Flowers
Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You
Long Live the Beautiful Hearts (Beautiful Hearts, #2)
To Make Monsters Out of Girls (Things that Haunt, #1)
The Dark Between Stars
Bring Down the Stars (Beautiful Hearts, #1)
Finding Baba Yaga: A Short Novel in Verse
Swing
The Truth Pixie
Lost For Words
Love
Love Her Wild
Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too
If They Come for Us
I Am Enough
They Say Blue
Useless Magic
The End We Start From
One
I Hope This Reaches Her in Time
Rebound
What If This Were Enough?
The Word Collector
Light Filters In: Poems
Fierce Fairytales: Poems and Stories to Stir Your Soul
Yesterday I Was the Moon
Milk and Vine: Inspirational Quotes From Classic Vines
Pillow Thoughts II: Healing the Heart
Brave Enough
This Is Me Letting You Go
Any Man
Lord of the Butterflies
Felicity
Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart
The Carrying: Poems
Adultolescence
When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife
Citizen Illegal
The Opposite of Innocent
All the Things I Never Said
500 Words or Less
Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life
Garvey's Choice
How to Fracture a Fairy Tale
Full Cicada Moon
Multiple Choice
Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case
The Long Take
The Universe of Us
Reflections Of A Man
Heating  Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs
I Felt a Funeral, in My Brain
Breakout
Mabel and the Sock Pirates
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Breakup Poems: Vol 1
Stuff I've Been Feeling Lately
#Notyourprincess: Voices of Native American Women
House Arrest
Forget Me Not
Split Tooth
Beren and Lúthien
Solar Bones
Above the Waterfall
She Must Be Mad
Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
M Train
The Sick Bag Song
Aeneid Book VI
Bright Dead Things
The Last Time I'll Write About You
The Flame: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings
Algedonic
Nothing Rhymes with Orange
Rhyme Schemer
كبرتُ ونسيت أن أنسى
McGlue
Firebird: Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows a Young Girl How to Dance Like the Firebird
The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir
Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers
Poems for a World Gone to Sh*t
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices
So Sad Today: Personal Essays
Date & Time
I Think I Am In Friend-Love With You
Frozen: A Sister More Like Me
Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan
Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing
Charlotte
Shout
Scribbled in the Dark: Poems
soft magic.
They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library
Song of a Captive Bird
A House That Once Was
Missing Mike
The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary
Sharing the Bread: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving Story

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Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire, I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice.
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