The Man Who Forgot – Pen W.

Today we present the poem “A Man Who Forgot: A Warning for the Present Age” by Pen Wordsmith. She wrote this poem to emphasize the danger of erasing our past and refusing to learn from mistakes. Once was a man who tried to leave behind, All the things from where he’d come. But sadly heContinue reading “The Man Who Forgot – Pen W.”

Through the Eyes of Children – Jimmy P.

This poem is about the author’s experiences at school. He noticed a factory-like nature that pushing kids to their limit to increase the output of grades. He wanted the poem to be an honest representation of his feelings about where the school system fails, and the way people look back at their school experience throughContinue reading “Through the Eyes of Children – Jimmy P.”

Song of the Violin – Jai Lynn

Enjoy this poem “Song of the Violin” by Jai Lynn. We love the comparison between music and life. The path of life follows the notes of a violin. High notes play the happy memories. Low notes play the sad. The bow sliding back and forth no matter how fast or how slow is the wayContinue reading “Song of the Violin – Jai Lynn”

Finding Friends Among Strangers – Shrubaboti Bose

We are delighted to bring you the poem “Finding Friends among Strangers” by Shrubaboti Bose. This piece was an ode to a group of juniors at her university, who embraced her within their social circle and made her feel like one of their own at one point. We love how this poem celebrates the impactContinue reading “Finding Friends Among Strangers – Shrubaboti Bose”

I’ll Come Back, I Will! – Libby P.

We’re happy to feature this touching poem “I’ll Come Back, I Will!” by Libby P. Enjoy! There at the door he stands with hope, A lad of fourteen, tall and broad; He knows not to what end he goes, To take the ship that sails abroad— That sails to places without hope. Yet when heContinue reading “I’ll Come Back, I Will! – Libby P.”

Humans with Warmhearted Souls – Lyrick J.

We’re happy to share this poem “Humans, Warmhearted Souls” by Lyrick J. For anyone who needs a sincere reminder that the world isn’t all as cold as it sometimes feels, this piece is for you. You wake up in the morning see the sun shining and get up to do your routine But please don’tContinue reading “Humans with Warmhearted Souls – Lyrick J.”

Last Shot – Ellie

Today we are delighted to bring you the free verse poem “Last Shot” by Ellie. We love how this poem uses words, repetition, and formatting to highlight a central theme and draw in the reader. Enjoy! Ellie is a senior in high school who has a love for writing (fantasy, flash fiction, and free verse),Continue reading “Last Shot – Ellie”

Soar: The Story of a Kite – T. Calah

Today’s piece is a poem titled “Soar: The Story of a Kite”, which explores a unique theme that shows that sometimes the things that restrict us are there for a reason. The author, T. Calah brings the theme to life with the use of a kite-themed metaphor. A kite is a wonderful toy,When it’s upContinue reading “Soar: The Story of a Kite – T. Calah”

Wake Up: I Am Still a Human – Tisha M.

Today we’re delighted to bring you a poem entitled “Wake Up/Treat Me Like a Human” by Tisha M. We love the style and passion of this piece. Enjoy! Wake Up/Treat Me Like a Human A small white flower Soon trickled blood, Purity and innocence, Society claimed; washed away from her. She held threads of secrets,Continue reading “Wake Up: I Am Still a Human – Tisha M.”

8 Types of Poetry

There are so many types of poetry sometimes it’s difficult to know what you’re writing or where to start. Learn all about 8 common types of poetry and how to write them. Haiku The haiku is a traditional Japanese style of poetry. These poems usually have three lines. They have 5 syllables in the firstContinue reading “8 Types of Poetry”