Poems With Analysis Of Form And Technique

Elements Of Poetry

Elements Of Poetry

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  1. Sad Poems Alone Poems Mask By Matt

    Poem About My Mask That Always Smiled

    This was a poem originally composed by my loved one as a child. When she showed it to me, I...

    • Stories 70
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  2. Sad Poems Alone Poems I Wish I Wasn't Alone By Jo

    Loneliness Hurts Poem

    Loneliness...it can destroy people. People pass you in the street and won't look twice. This...

    • Stories 21
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    • Favorited 104
    • Votes 1302
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  3. Famous Poems Famous Inspirational Poems Phenomenal Woman By Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou is one of the most influential women of our time. Her writing pulls on the hearts...

    • Stories 7
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    • Favorited 69
    • Votes 1423
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  4. Sad Poems Depression Poems Inside Out By Angie

    People only see what I let them see.

    • Stories 40
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    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1238
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  5. Family Poems Father Child Poems Last Chance By Stefanie

    Poem To Dad From Angry Daughter

    A poem to her dad from a daughter who is slipping away before his eyes.

    • Stories 19
    • Shares 224
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 501
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  6. Teen Poems Depression Poems by Teens I'm Tired By Kristen Ottesen

    Poem About What Suffering From Depression Feels Like

    I wrote this poem when I was in 6th grade when I started to fall into depression. As things got...

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 717
    • Favorited 51
    • Votes 205
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  7. Famous Poems Famous Death Poems But You Didn't By Merrill Glass

    The message behind this poem is not to wait to tell the important people in your life how you...

    • Stories 6
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    • Favorited 55
    • Votes 1758
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  8. Life Poems Inspirational Poems I Am Not A Victim Of Breast Cancer By Laura Barnes

    Poem Of Overcoming

    Originally from England, Laura Barnes has lived and worked as a teacher, trainer and life coach...

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 253
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 214
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  9. Family Poems Mother Daughter Poems The One By Crystal R. Adame

    Tribute To Mother Poem

    From a girl to her mother, a lovely tribute to a lovely mother. To my mother who raised me and...

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 252
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 589
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  10. Sad Love Poems Heartbreak Poems I Tried So Hard By Whitney Barton

    I wrote this March 29, 2009. I was in a good relationship and nothing was wrong at the time, but...

    • Stories 38
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    • Votes 3215
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  11. All Types Of Poems Metaphor Poems A Broken Family Tree By Lori McBride

    Tradition Poem

    A metaphor of a family to a tree, each branch integral to the whole.

    • Stories 20
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  12. Family Poems Sister Poems The Importance Of A Sister By Shiv Sharma

    Why I Love My Sister Poem

    Why I love my sister...

    • Stories 68
    • Shares 5180
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    • Votes 5768
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  13. Life Poems Inspirational Poems Never Stop Being You By Terrie Brushette

    Uplifting Poem About Making Life Better

    This poem I wrote was an inspirational look at life in general and the reason we live as we do...

    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 41
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  14. Sad Poems Alone Poems Truth Untold By Shianne

    I wrote this when I woke up really early one morning and felt like the whole world was turned...

    • Stories 4
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    • Favorited 48
    • Votes 309
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  15. Death Poems Abortion Poems You Were Inside Me By Shirley Daley

    This poem is for any woman who lives with the regret of having an abortion.

    • Stories 3
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  16. Family Poems Father Child Poems To A Terrific Dad By David L. Helm

    A son writes a poem to his father, telling his dad just how terrific he is.

    • Stories 0
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  17. Death Poems Sister Death Poems If Only I Knew By Sennette Gaoses

    I wrote this poem when I started thinking about the things regarding my sister Mencia Gawanas...

    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 98
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  18. All Types Of Poems ABC Poems If Only By Petra Sheane

    Poem About Hope For The World

    Every night I dream of how the world could be a better place. I long for the simplest of...

    • Stories 1
    • Shares 511
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 135
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  19. Sad Love Poems Betrayal Poems How Can I Forget? By Jason

    I wrote this to try to vent a little after discovering a picture on the internet of my...

    • Stories 10
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    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 575
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  20. Love Poems Boyfriend Poems What I Love About You By Nidhi Kaul

    From his hug to his touch, his kiss, his smile, his stare, his warmth, I love everything about him.

    • Stories 13
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    • Favorited 152
    • Votes 2850
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  21. Love Poems Girlfriend Poems My Melody By Eric Pribyl

    Love's First Words

    I'm in love with a girl, but she doesn't see it, and I want her to, so I wrote this.

    • Stories 14
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    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 2160
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  22. Famous Poems Famous Inspirational Poems Caged Bird By Maya Angelou

    Caged Bird By Maya Angelou was first published in her book, "Shaker, Why Don't You Sing?" in...

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2442
    • Favorited 31
    • Votes 900
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  23. Love Poems Confused about Love Poems I Wish He Knew By Maddie

    Secret Crush Poem

    Describes the millions of girls all over the world who wish their crush knew what they felt...

    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 37
    • Votes 450
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  24. Family Poems Loving Poems about Family An Ocean Of Memories By Kimberly L. Briones

    This poem uses metaphors to create a strong sense of structure, which helps it flow. Each stanza...

    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 197
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  25. Friendship Poems True Friend Poems A True Friend By Nicole

    The poet tells about the forming of a close friendship.

    • Stories 1
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    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 438
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  26. Love Poems Love Forever Poems Until Forever Dies By Serbec

    I wrote this poem because I've been thinking of my boyfriend nonstop, and we promised each other...

    • Stories 4
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    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 849
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  27. Love Poems Romantic Poems The Meaning Of Love By Krina Shah

    I wrote this poem the first time I fell in love with someone. I then came to know what love is...

    • Stories 14
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    • Favorited 63
    • Votes 2278
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  28. Love Poems Girlfriend Poems When I Am With Her By Richard Giron

    Poem About What It Means To Love

    Dedicated to my best friend, Joyce. Sometimes your soulmate is just your best friend.

    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2400
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 919
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  29. Friendship Poems True Friend Poems A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed By Bea Williams

    I've always felt that true friendship is very important. The old saying, "A friend in need is a...

    • Stories 8
    • Shares 821
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 1127
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  30. Spiritual Poems God Poems He Is There By Yasemin Raymondo

    Poem About Where God Is Found

    One Sunday at Mass, Father John Carney at St. Mary's Church in Panama, (Rep. of Panama) gave his...

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 138
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 55
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