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  1. Not A Sound , Rookie - 480 PointsTango Tango
  2. - People? - (Haiku) , Rookie - 108 PointsJoe Muschaweck
  3. 男人赋 , Rookie - 334 Pointsqin xing
  4. Genetic Predisposition Towords Violence , Veteran Poet - 2,500 PointsIs It Poetry
  5. Wild Is The Churning Of The Winds , Lawrence S. Pertillar
  6. Honesty , Freshman - 2,358 PointsNassy Fesharaki
  7. Do Not Be Serious , Veteran Poet - 3,057 PointsKumarmani Mahakul
  8. 24/7 , Lawrence S. Pertillar
  9. You Show Me Safe , Rookie - 901 PointsSusan Lacovara
  10. What's Wrong WithThe Grown-ups , Rookie - 9 PointsZion Odeyemi

Poem of the Day

poet Ralph Waldo Emerson

Knows he who tills this lonely field
To reap its scanty corn,
What mystic fruit his acres yield
At midnight and at morn?

In the long sunny afternoon,
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Top 500 Poets

  •   Robert Frost
    (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)
  •   Maya Angelou
    (4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014)
  •   William Shakespeare
    (26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)
  •   Emily Dickinson
    (10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886)
  •   Pablo Neruda
    (12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973)
  •   Edgar Allan Poe
    (19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849)
  •   William Wordsworth
    (1770-1850)
  •   John Keats
    (31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821)
  •   Langston Hughes
    (1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967)
  •   Walt Whitman
    (31 May 1819 - 26 March 1892)
Last 5 Messages in Forum
  • Rookie - 124 Points Connie Marcum Wong (11/24/2014 4:32:00 PM) Post reply

    I echo your expressions against cruelty and having no honor for humanity, the earth or for honesty. ...

  • Rookie - 14 Points Linda Ori (11/24/2014 3:33:00 PM) Post reply

    SSELREWOP........catchy title. Death makes only one demand, which negates all others. ...

  • Rookie - 425 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (11/24/2014 7:39:00 AM) Post reply

    Hello poet Cee Bea, a very nice little poem, loved the ending. Loyd

  • Rookie - 899 Points Clarence Prince (11/24/2014 12:44:00 PM) Post reply

    very thoughtful The book of life is open for all to see.
    Thanks for sharing, Heather!

  • Freshman - 2,378 Points Abekah Emmanuel (11/24/2014 11:18:00 AM) Post reply

    What else can the great mind of a poet do after wandering for a whole day?

    What else can...

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