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Today's top voted Poetry

#1voted by our readers
By saltyranchers SILVER
Brooklyn, New York

the day i finally caught the sun between my lips was the day i was set free from the iron cage with its iron bars, that crushed my arms and shattered my lungs. i closed my...
saltyranchers SILVER, Brooklyn, New York
7 articles 0 photos 7 comments

#2 Poetry
By Carl Haynes
Staten Island, NY
#3 Poetry
By caitlinbeplate BRONZE
Montpellier, Other
caitlinbeplate BRONZE, Montpellier, Other
1 article 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

#4 Poetry
By Moesah BRONZE
Santa Ana, California
Moesah BRONZE, Santa Ana, California
1 article 0 photos 0 comments

Today's most discussed Poetry

By Carl Haynes
Staten Island, NY

i asked my father if i could swim, and he said that i would drown. The Sea would imprison me – he said if my feet had left the ground. So i walked out to the water, and crie...

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By Christina BRONZE
Clifton, Virginia
Christina BRONZE, Clifton, Virginia
4 articles 0 photos 26 comments
By Ryan Moran BRONZE
Mt. Prospect, Illinois
Ryan Moran BRONZE, Mt. Prospect, Illinois
1 article 0 photos 0 comments
amanda727 PLATINUM, Salt Lake City, Utah
33 articles 2 photos 245 comments

Favorite Quote:
Don't let anybody tell you who you are; don't let anyone tell you that you don't deserve what you're willing to work for.
Never give up; you\'ll never know how far you could go until you try to get to where you want to go.

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