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  • Rookie - 0 Points ~lovely No One~ (6/17/2012 9:32:00 PM) Post reply
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    Hello, I am Lovely No One.. I am no one, but I wish to become someone.. I write my poems in times I cant think.. If they are to much.. Please let me know.. Comment or message me.. I would very much like to know what you all think.

    Lovely No One

  • Rookie Winston Hall (6/17/2012 7:42:00 PM) Post reply

    Hello my name is Winston Edgar Hall,
    I am new to this place.. I have been writing for several years and always told myself I would never get published until way later in life. Well, this is not necessarily being published, but it is a good way to show others what I've been working on as well as see what poetry is being put out nowadays. Please feel free to message me to talk or conversate in regards to anything. Please look at my poems and comment. I only have one on the site right now called A Passing Realization. I just thought of that title because it said we should have one, It is sell worth the read.

  • Rookie Nims-sunshine Princess (6/16/2012 5:11:00 AM) Post reply

    Hello... Everyone...
    I am Nami...
    Inviting you all to see my poems..and feel free to comment over...them
    as well can inbox me...how i can improve myself....
    Poems does is the Best way to express what is in your heart...
    at the instance...
    and sight...

    and Drought...


    I will wait....

  • Rookie Jon Terry (6/14/2012 6:06:00 PM) Post reply

    I love the site, I googled it for some soul healing and was quickly inspired to add a few of my own, so today I wrote a few which are about my life right now, well in fact for my Daughter, I'm not a poet but they jumped on to the paper straight from my heart and only took a few minutes so not sure if they are good or not?
    but please read them they are quite short but truly from my soul.

  • Veteran Poet - 1,510 Points Godfrey Morris (6/14/2012 8:06:00 AM) Post reply

    Hello poetry World, I am inviting you to view my latest poems, most recent being " Seek and Find"

    Thank you/Gracias/Merci

  • Rookie William Marion (6/13/2012 1:56:00 PM) Post reply

    Hello everyone im new to this site and new to poetry as well. I have lots of questions on how this site works and about how to navigate the site and use it in the most convenient way possible. Anyones suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I also wanted to know if My real name appears on all my posts and submissions or if writing an alias at the end of everything is just a waste of time.

  • Rookie Oludipe Oyin Samuel (6/12/2012 1:02:00 PM) Post reply

    Hello comrades. I just experienced the genuine smear of poetry right here and I'm motivat'd. May I invite you to scan through my poetry and do some literary appreciation. Your words will help me... A LOT! . Thank you v.much.

  • Rookie Graeme Williams (6/11/2012 4:13:00 PM) Post reply

    Hello, I've recently got into writing poetry. At the moment I'm tending to explore different forms rather than settling on a particular style, and I have discovered that I enjoy the discipline of working within a particular form.

    I have just uploaded a short poem I recently wrote and hope to add more in the near future.



  • Rookie Thei Htut (6/11/2012 6:41:00 AM) Post reply

    Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country that was formerly known as Burma, has been under military rule in one form or another since 1962, when General Ne Win staged a coup that toppled a civilian government. The current junta, formed in 1988, threw out the results of a democratic parliamentary election in 1990 that was overwhelmingly won by the party led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize and the daughter of Aung San, one of the heroes of the nation’s independence from the British Empire in 1948. For 15 years, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi was placed under house arrest.
    After years of stagnation, change is coming to Myanmar at a rapid pace, though still on the military’s terms. Nonetheless, there is hope that the country is veering away from authoritarianism and Soviet-style economic management that has left the majority of the country’s 55 million people in dire poverty.
    Burma, which has a total area of 678,500 square kilometres (262,000 sq mi) , is the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, and the 40th-largest in the world
    Much of the country lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator. It lies in the monsoon region of Asia, with its coastal regions receiving over 5,000 mm (196.9 in) of rain annually.
    The country's slow economic growth has contributed to the preservation of much of its environment and ecosystems.
    Human rights in Burma are a long-standing concern for the international community and human rights organizations. Members of the United Nations and major international human rights organizations have issued repeated and consistent reports of widespread and systematic human rights violations in Burma.
    Now about poetry of Myanmar...........! In his opening lines to a 1976 article on hidden meaning in poetry, Mya Ketu (pen name of U Chan Mya, a former professor at the Mandalay Arts and Science University) writes that as there are secret matters in life so too there are secrecies in poetic literature. “However, ” he goes on, “The secrets in poems are unlike the secrets of hidden crimes; they are merely furtive.”
    Mya Ketu either wasn’t thinking very hard or, more likely, was trying not to. There are innumerable examples from around the world of poets condemned for crossing the ambiguous line between furtivesecrecies and criminal laws, from Ovid to Oscar Wilde, Marcos Ana to Vaclav Havel. Mya Ketu was himself writing under a government which considered anything contrary to its economic and political program to be offensive, and must have known about banned poems and authors.
    In the three decades since, things have gone from bad to worse and the game of hide and seek between Myanmar’s writers and their censors has continued.
    Apparently, poets embed messages in seemingly innocuous texts, as did poet Saw Wai:

    he (or someone) deliberately wrote what roughly translates as “Pow-er cra-zy Gene-ral Than Shwe” into the opening syllables to each line of the short poem, although it is plausible that the magazine editordidn’t notice the covert message in the rush to meet his deadline. That the piece was written for Valentine’s Day and was released in an entertainment weekly called Love Journal only adds to its delicious irony.
    Here you can find about Myanmar Poem (theihtutwin.com.) great and awesome poetry I love poetry [3

  • Rookie Iquo Umoh (6/9/2012 7:02:00 AM) Post reply

    hello all my name is Iquo Umoh. I have been away for a while but now am back in full force.

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