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Writing Poetry


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  • Meredith Creek (11/26/2005 10:29:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    I just joined and I am not sure what I am supposed to do. I write poetry and don't have a lot of confidence in my work. I am always interested in ways to improve my poetry and what I can read for inspiration. Thanks, Meredith

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    • Aldo Kraas (1/27/2007 12:33:00 AM) Post reply

      Please go to Aldo Kraas And read his poems

    • Joseph Daly (11/27/2005 6:29:00 AM) Post reply

      Well just post your work Merideth. And welcome to PoHO. You should go into the discussion setion of the forum. Not many members use the rest of the other sections Regards Denis Joe

  • Andrew Philips (11/25/2005 5:11:00 PM) Post reply

    Hey, this is about my 'Awakening of Life' poem. I have gotten at least ten hits a day on it and noone has commented. If anyone who reads this would at least rate it, that would be very much appriciated.

    Andrew P.

  • Komarraju Venkata Vinay (11/15/2005 12:22:00 PM) Post reply

    My way of writing poetry has always been to go into the inner stillness touching which a spray of emotions pass before my minds eye. I feel them but I am not them; I sense them but I am apart from them. Then the emotions crystallize into words and the words arrange themselves into sentences and the poem is written. All as if by MAGIC. Those days when I dont touch the treasurehouse of 'intuition'I wander in the desert of dreary versification: beautiful perhaps but lifeless. To me the inner stillness is the fountain head of inspiration. What Says Thou, My Fellow Poet?

  • Michael Beaven (11/14/2005 8:50:00 AM) Post reply

    it was awsome really it flowed perfectly. You really mad it come alive please tell me what i can do to improve my poems

  • Jo Selvaggio (10/29/2005 9:46:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    im very imterested in the poem 'strange fruit' by Abel Meeropol, a.k.a. Lewis Allen. this poem was actually made into the song sung by Billie Holiday - does anyone know if Meeropol wrote any others?

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    • Miranda S (10/29/2005 5:58:00 PM) Post reply

      I found this site [http: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abel_Meeropol]...I believe it mentions one or two other songs he wrote.

  • Miranda S (10/24/2005 8:37:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    I just joined the site yesterday, and I would like someone to review at least one of my poems. Thanks!

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    • Sofiul Azam (1/1/2006 10:01:00 AM) Post reply

      I hope we will share our feelings with each other.......about poetry

  • Sandy Poo (10/23/2005 3:58:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Hey I wrote this imagery poem for an English assignment and it's one of the first poems I ever wrote. Feedback please :)

    -TRANQUIL DAY-

    Just another tranquil day
    Flowers blooming early in May
    Lying on my back watching the clouds
    Makes me just want to sigh aloud

    Oh cotton clouds of fleece
    Couldn’t be finer in Greece
    The gentle breeze blowing through my hair
    Makes my troubles dissolve in the air

    The narrow stream flowing by
    As if already heading for July
    And tiny birds are drinking out of this stream
    And I wonder if this isn’t a heavenly dream

    Such a picturesque day
    My face glowing in the sun’s rays
    If everyday could be so serene
    Then it would be heaven unseen

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    • Alefya Najmi (11/13/2005 3:18:00 PM) Post reply

      hey.. i think its a pretty good attempt for the english assignment.

  • Etienne Utube (10/16/2005 6:41:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    anyone who posts a poem in another language should also add the english version. I might be of interest to some who love to learn new languages... :)

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    • David Mitchell (11/3/2005 8:25:00 AM) Post reply

      This message inspired me to attempt a poem in French, with a verse translation into English. I didn't write a straight prose translation though.

  • Aggelos Britzis (10/10/2005 7:25:00 AM) Post reply

    ..i think the poems we can post here must be writen in english language.. eh? not in any other.. eh?

  • N.C Cusack (10/10/2005 5:10:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Hey guys, I'm quite new to this site. I'm more of a song writer than anything so if you ever get the chance to read my stuff think of them as songs.
    I'd also appreciate any comment or such because I need to know if my songs are alright and where I can improve on them.

    So far I've had good comments from friends.

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