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
Love Looks Pretty on You
Lost For Words
Love Her Wild
Feminists Don't Wear Pink (And Other Lies): Amazing Women on What the F-Word Means to Them
If My Body Could Speak
Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too
Felicity
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Swing
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
I Hope This Reaches Her in Time
Magical Negro
Bring Down the Stars (Beautiful Hearts, #1)
Adultolescence
Nanti Kita Cerita Tentang Hari Ini
Any Man
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Empty Bottles Full of Stories
Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to a Tribe Called Quest
Light Filters In: Poems
Peach
The Universe of Us
Split Tooth
Love
The End We Start From
Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case
Rebound
This Is Me Letting You Go
The Carrying: Poems
Brave Enough
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science
Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life
Forget Me Not
Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast
The Opposite of Innocent
When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife
House Arrest (House Arrest, #1)
Rest in the Mourning
Yesterday I Was the Moon
She Must Be Mad
The Lost Words
Milk and Vine: Inspirational Quotes From Classic Vines
Uncaged Wallflower
Lord of the Butterflies
Garvey's Choice
Winter of Summers
#Notyourprincess: Voices of Native American Women
Mind Platter
Shame Is an Ocean I Swim Across: Poems by Mary Lambert
Beren and Lúthien
Full Cicada Moon
Citizen Illegal
Song of a Captive Bird
The Flame
Songe à la douceur
Baluarte
The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq
Date & Time
We Come Apart
The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces
Unbound: A Novel in Verse
Yellow Kayak
They Call Me Güero: A Border Kid's Poems
Semicolon ;
Planting Gardens in Graves III
The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race
Solar Bones
Breakout
Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers
Ædnan
So Sad Today: Personal Essays
Ghost Of
Classic Love Poems
El chico de las estrellas
M Train
Tales from the Inner City
Det här är hjärtat
I Love My Love
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968
The Perseverance
500 Words or Less
The Word Collector
Finding Baba Yaga: A Short Novel in Verse
Saving Red
Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
The Crown Ain't Worth Much
Poūkahangatus
feeld
The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir
literally show me a healthy person
William's Winter Nap
There's a Bear on My Chair
This Accident of Being Lost: Songs and Stories
What Pet Should I Get?
soft in the middle
Reflections Of A Man
The Colors of the Rain

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