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Today's top voted Poetry

#1voted by our readers
By ElizabethR@APA BRONZE
Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Her loving family shattered With a death and marriage Working all day, never a break She’s saved via carriage Forced to take care of her “family” Labored like a slave Ever...
ElizabethR@APA BRONZE, Scotch Plains, New Jersey
3 articles 0 photos 0 comments

Katsapotato SILVER, Allentown, Pennsylvania
6 articles 0 photos 0 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It's not the words that are important, it's the meaning behind them."

#3 Poetry
By annika3232 BRONZE
Decorah, Iowa
annika3232 BRONZE, Decorah, Iowa
2 articles 0 photos 1 comment

Favorite Quote:
вleѕѕed are тнoѕe wнo вelιeve and нave noт ѕeen.

#4 Poetry
By karms0216 BRONZE
Meridian, Idaho
karms0216 BRONZE, Meridian, Idaho
2 articles 0 photos 3 comments

Favorite Quote:
The Flint

by Christina Rossetti

An emerald is as green as grass,
A ruby red as blood;
A sapphire shines as blue as heaven;
A flint lies in the mud.

A diamond is a brillant stone,
To catch the world's desire;
An opal holds a fiery spark;
But a flint holds fire.

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...

Jerk MAG
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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