Post

I Used to Write Poetry

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 50 People

    I Barely Remember Writing This One - am i breathing? am i struggling to hold on another day? am i dieing? is my soul breaking free to another plane? its certainly not easy for...
    intothewoods intothewoods 26-30 Dec 22, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Some I Found On My Buddy4u Profile From 2003 I Was 13. - Ive been excluded and somewhat diluted in my thinkingmy heart along with my pride feels like its slowly fadingI'm feeling...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Was The Only Way To Breath. - I was drowning in my emotions and pain for years. Eventually I discovered poetry. A life saver in its own. I would write up to like 3 poems a day. I...
    learningtosmile learningtosmile 18-21, F Jul 20, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Once Upon A Time - I recently found this one while searching through an old notebook for a sheet of blank paper. It was written for a girl I was in love with at the time, who...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Oct 6, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Graffiti - I am graffiti on a wall Some people admired me They said I was a work of art I was a colorful design making a statement in this world I hold a hidden message Only the...
    ShallowEndings ShallowEndings 18-21, F Oct 26, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel
    .UNTITLED. when you have that perfect backup plan only for when things go a little too far left, you know things are not going your way. then you think that there are things...
    CookieInAJar CookieInAJar 31-35, F Jan 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And Then Again... - I wrote this during a particularly confusing and painful time in my life...my marriage was extremely wounded and slowly bleeding to death. It was 10 April...
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This Was For Angela... - I wrote this for my friend Angela on 11 June 1988, we were 22 years old and she had a beautiful blonde haired, blue eyed baby daughter named Brittany...
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "The Girl Within" - “The Girl Within”   Inside my body trembles, my heart is beating fast,   God help me to escape the memories of my past.   My...
    Dreamweaver58 Dreamweaver58 51-55, F Oct 15, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I write poetry. I love poetry(: I like the fact that you can write how you're feeling, that's it's calming, and entertaining. I write mostly dark poetry. I write love poems here...
    Ipromiseyou Ipromiseyou 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I write poetry I love it ... how you gently weave the words into a wonderful song that only you can hear ... I love poems and poetry I do I feel like it gets out all of my...
    emmawinterfrost emmawinterfrost 13-15, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I write poetry but I'm always to scared to show people, those that I have shown say it's really good... But I don't know it's like they're taking a step inside my mind and I don't...
    BrokenFromMemories BrokenFromMemories 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How can I ever let you know that I loved you so the last thing you think of me is how I made you unable to see I don't know why I caused such pain it wasn't for just selfish gain...
    scorpioman84 scorpioman84 26-30 1 Response Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This voices keep banging in my head Won't this sound stop , I 'll be dead Such tremendous. So piercing. Runs throught my ears gets to my lungs. Let me gasp the memory of that...
    sparkydream sparkydream 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I like to write funny poetry like this limerick I made in class during the poetry unit AHEM. I once had a cat He looked like a rat I took him to school But he fell in a pool And...
    louisrcac louisrcac 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm used to being rejected, Nearly used to being neglected, He said that he truly loved me but those feelings that he's projected, Doesn't amount to a thing. While sacrificing my...
    Mylette Mylette 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, scripts, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Mar 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't even know if it is exactly poetry, it's more so just pretty sentences that I sometimes write.
    Manders27 Manders27 16-17, F Apr 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Twisted Smites." Surprised if nothing more, For nothing is near to enlightenment as I once thought was. Now it is darkness filled with laughter With the thrills of a fool...
    strivexwolf strivexwolf 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Waiting To Die Down again Down again He lays himself to sleep No heartbeat to hear here No soul left to keep. Friendliness a forgotten shell Socialism a lost toy The has taken to...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Poetry is art . Poetry is like painting , but instead of colors it is descriptive words .
    647821097bbnmhb 647821097bbnmhb 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Notes" You know, I'm seeing things from a different perspective. I used to see adults as some type of authority figure, some type of being who has some type of power. I then...
    Poetical Poetical 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Creating Poetry is my only escape from a world that doesnt understand.... My words will tell you about my life and how **** it is. Poetry is the only escape....
    Callmedarvi Callmedarvi 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is hard for me To take a chance Now takes a long time To be on a limb I don't know honestly Why I have made others Pay basically for another's sin Time I used to thinks...
    BAPhoto BAPhoto 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Laying here in the dark i start to lose the spark of life that used to burn within my hollowed body you knew that i was glass and in your cold apathey you threw a rock into my...
    Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sure my poetry is not great but I still make poetry but I keep it a secret because most of it is about my love and lust for my crushes.
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You left me that lingering kiss. You thought that was something I'd miss. I remember when you'd used to bring me to the bed; Only to find out that the soul that you were making...
    loveandhate7885 loveandhate7885 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Folds of My Skin (or Middle Aged Musings) I am wondering if I will die a natural death or die before my time then wonder is death pre-ordained? Or is it a state we can direct...
    moongirl62 moongirl62 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Are you strong enough to be with me? Are you willing to go through the barriers I put up? Do you love me like you say you do? Will you leave when you feel it's too much too handle...
    HazelEyedWolf HazelEyedWolf 18-21, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I stare at a screen that holds all my secrets, Segments of gut feelings of what i used to claim toxic Until she came along and stopped it I lock her away behind the passwords i...
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was gonna publish a poetry book but the publisher said no one was into poetry anymore :( It saddened me
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You don't know it but sometimes when you say its okay after you say I hurt you. I write about it in my notebook I write what we go through so I always know not to make the same...
    candygirl189 candygirl189 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "this is morning in her arms" she opens a pack of sheffield english type number five cigarettes i rest my head in her lap as she reads a french newspaper its raining in paris and...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 2 Responses Mar 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just going through some of my poetry... And I thought I would share some (: I wrote this poem for the man i loved, my best friend, when he was still with us in this life - R.I.P...
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Some more old poetry (: Bite and Hold On: The stars lined themselves up in the sky, like marbles ready to trip me over. That's the sort of crazy I'd like to walk over anyway...
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings 18-21, F Mar 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a poem I wrote to someone I fell in love with. Long story short, he had to leave and I've been... very sad ever since. So many components lead to my suicide attempt.. I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Falling Apart I've been falling. Falling for so long, Falling so fast even my questions pass too quickly to be answered, Falling so fast that the world is passing before my eyes...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Find ways through exploration Find truth before your eyes Find wisdom within poetry Find words to claim your prize
    Krysk Krysk 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    (im no good at this poetry stuff...but whatever) Unrequited I did something I knew I shouldn’t have Something so foolish I am now ashamed I never should have said, I love you...
    Muramasa Muramasa 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Poetry is what helps me explain my thoughts clearly
    geo92 geo92 18-21, M Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "I drown poetry" (a shout out to my fellow teenager) roses are red, violets are blue, here's five more poems fvck you :p
    Dissonant Dissonant 18-21, M Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Of eggplants, and elephants. The moon silver and cold in December, yellow and warm, in October, sometimes dark, sometimes, a sliver, sometimes full, the moon, Erato the muse of...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A-Bomb a Nation..........Abomination.........really, is their a difference??? I sort through the detritus of my thoughts, searching through the meaningless words, for hints and...
    coloroutoftime coloroutoftime 51-55, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's always been a good past time for me to just chill and think about weird and random thoughts in my head and for 3 years now i have been writing these weird and random thoughts...
    BlockiestJet753 BlockiestJet753 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Writer's Block The page stays blank No inspiration comes Smothered to death by boredom And dying without thought. Starving for a nibble of some sweet or pretty phrase instead here...
    TheBareFootedTruth TheBareFootedTruth 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You keep my life together You remind me when I forget I will write to you forever About my highs and my regrets You stained ink from the first page And continued pages after that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It is possible to assonate my heroes with the scope of my individualism. However, by their own persistence to themselves. I believe they have chosen to pursue a self. What is...
    candygirl189 candygirl189 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Who are you to judge me have you stepped into my shoes Why can't you just let it be haven't you got the news I'm no longer to be enslaved the spirit you can kill no longer a game...
    scorpioman84 scorpioman84 26-30 1 Response Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I write poems about love I wish to have and dream about. When I read it over I feel week and start to cry.
    Pluviophile32 Pluviophile32 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm suffering major writer's block right about now...here's my feeble attempt at unblocking... howling winds pierce my soul it's been long since I was whole has this life been in...
    scorpioman84 scorpioman84 26-30 1 Response Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    An Authors Pointless Sympathy By Hollie Davidson (Me, aha) I call her name in full despair I look for the warnings everywhere I wait at the doorway unaware My heart got broken...
    Magicbubbless Magicbubbless 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This was supposed to be about human beings giving up their human identity to the elephant and the last elephant becoming the whole universe and retracing all it's memories within...
    whisperingpipes whisperingpipes 22-25, F Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel