Most Read This Week In Poetry

Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns or lyrics.

Poetry, and discussions of it, have a long history. Early attempts to define poetry, such as Aristotle's Poetics, focused on the uses of speech in rhetoric, drama, song and comedy.[1] Later attempts concentrated on features such as repetition and rhyme, and emphasised the aesthetics which distinguish poetry
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Most Read This Week Tagged "Poetry"

The Sun and Her Flowers
Home Body
Starfish
Odder
Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass
Big Panda & Tiny Dragon - Special Edition
A Book of Days
The Door of No Return
You'll Come Back to Yourself
Alone
Marigold and Rose: A Fiction
Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom
The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One (Women Are Some Kind of Magic, #2)
Before the Ever After
Alive At The End Of The World
When We Were Sisters
A Gentle Reminder
The Mermaid's Voice Returns in This One (Women Are Some Kind of Magic, #3)
I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf
Musical Tables: Poems
The Ghosts of Rose Hill
Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel
Any Man
In the Wild Light
A Minor Chorus
Brown Girls
I Would Leave Me If I Could: A Collection of Poetry
Poukahangatus: Poems
Serenity: Poems
The Smart Cookie
Year of the Monkey
Consecuencias de decir te quiero
Not Hungry
Devotion
O Peso do Pássaro Morto
The Offing
Rez Dogs
Red, White, and Whole
The Words We Keep
A Library
Livet - Illustrert
Woman Without Shame: Poems
Sweet, Young, & Worried
Artemis Made Me Do It
Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies
Poet Warrior: A Memoir
The Canyon's Edge
White Rose
Una vida sin salud mental
To Drink Coffee with a Ghost (Things that Haunt, #2)
Pequena coreografia do adeus
The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
Girls That Never Die: Poems
Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers
Flowers on the Moon
Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light: Fifty Poems for Fifty Years
Becoming Muhammad Ali
How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back
Bring Down the Stars (Beautiful Hearts, #1)
Poeta chileno
Supersalanen tyttöpäiväkirja
I Am More Than My Nightmares
Golden Ax
In the Beautiful Country
Días sin ti
No Country for Eight-Spot Butterflies: A Lyric Essay
Lanny
The You I've Never Known
The Ultimate Christmas Collection
Endlessly Ever After: Pick Your Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings!
Remarkably Ruby
We Are All So Good at Smiling
Perjamuan Khong Guan
Apple: Skin to the Core
Closer to Nowhere
Song of a Captive Bird
Ada Nama yang Abadi di Hati Tapi Tak Bisa Dinikahi
A Fortune for Your Disaster
The Grassling
Mrs Death Misses Death
Baby Teeth
A Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic
September Love
little scratch
Feelings: A Story in Seasons
Bezmatek
I Am Every Good Thing
A History of My Brief Body
The Lost Soul
Garvey in the Dark
The Name She Gave Me
Customs: Poems
Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance
The Shift: Poetry for a New Perspective
My Greenhouse
Where To Begin: A Small Book About Your Power to Create Big Change in Our Crazy World
What the Road Said
Walking Gentry Home: A Memoir of My Foremothers in Verse
This Is Not a Drill

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Kahlil Gibran
You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Plato
Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
Plato

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