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  1. Translation Trashbin 7. Verse

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 10/20/2017 (Updated: 12/06/2022)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Reference, Mixed Forms, Translation, Historical Literary
    • gay
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • religion
    • love
    • depression

    A receptacle for my attempts at translating other poets’ work.

    • 39 Chapters
    • 15,164 Words
    • 39,607 Views
    • 296 Comments
    • Teen
    • In Process
  2. a Glass Floor Underfoot 26. Verse

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 05/24/2022 (Updated: 11/28/2022)

    Genres: Poetry, General Fiction, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: Free-Verse, Lyric, Rhyming, Blank Verse, Mixed Forms, Translation, Experimental, Dystopian
    • gay
    • coming out
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • 20th century
    • love

    A Selection of Robert Jentzsch Poems, Translated in English for the first time.

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    • 23 Chapters
    • 3,878 Words
    • 3,865 Views
    • 50 Comments
    • Teen
    • In Process
  3. By Chance or Appointment

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 06/03/2022 (Updated: 11/22/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Haiku, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Rhyming, Blank Verse, Mixed Forms
    • mature adult
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • serious

    Yet another collection of poetry, added to as the mood or fancy strikes me. I hope you enjoy at least some of it.

    • 8 Chapters
    • 1,151 Words
    • 2,299 Views
    • 94 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  4. The Great Mirror of Same-Sex Love - Poetry

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 08/17/2021 (Updated: 11/19/2022)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Reference, Mixed Forms, Translation, Historical Literary
    • coming of age
    • coming out
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • religion
    • love

    A collection of verse by other people to show we've always dared to speak our love's name.

    See here for the Great Mirror's companion collection of prose

    • 81 Chapters
    • 40,095 Words
    • 39,959 Views
    • 262 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  5. Poems of Reflection

    By NFields1608, in Poetry. 01/21/2021 (Updated: 10/07/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Free-Verse
    • dark
    • serious

    A collection of my poetry that comes from evaluating myself. These are some thoughts and reflections that go through my mind as I live my life. The poems in this collection come from the train of thought of wanting to better myself, and how to move forward as a better man. From thoughts of my family, to lessons taught, these are my reflections.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 1,107 Words
    • 2,033 Views
    • 17 Comments
    • Teen
    • Temporary Hold
  6. rima fragmenta, Fragments of a Rift: Fifty Sonnets for Kevin 19. Verse

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 03/25/2022 (Updated: 10/02/2022)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Sonnet, Autobiography, Contemporary Romance, Contemporary Literary
    • gay
    • dark
    • light-hearted
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • love

    No one ever said love couldn’t fall between the cracks. Two people meet by random chance online, and then in person. These fifty poems document the arc of a love affair from first contact to the budding of deep, mutual intimacy. However, one of them is not able to handle the feelings the other raises in him.

    • 26 Chapters
    • 5,760 Words
    • 7,828 Views
    • 78 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  7. A terrible, nonsensical poetry and others

    By SilvryArdor, in Poetry. 11/09/2020 (Updated: 09/26/2022)

    Genres: Fantasy, Poetry, Comedy, Non-Fiction, General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Comedy Modern, Drama, General Fantasy, General Romance, Creative Non-Fic, Free-Verse, Prompt

    Welcome! To a place where it walks like a poetry and other writings, quack like one but does not sit like poetry.

    There is no aim for this writing.

    The heavens are vast and full of unknown.

    Contain things that are not poetry.

    • 16 Chapters
    • 3,191 Words
    • 5,218 Views
    • 13 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  8. Ravings of a Rabid Werewolf - Poetry by Wolf

    By WolfM, in Poetry. 12/27/2018 (Updated: 09/08/2022)

    Genres: Non-Fiction
    Sub-genres: Creative Non-Fic

    As I push my boundaries, I learn more about this type of writing. My comfort level increases and hopefully my skill improves. Unlike writing larger stories where the canvas I paint on is vast, there is a beauty in writing poetry and telling a story or drawing an images in a few words.

    • 52 Chapters
    • 6,022 Words
    • 61,109 Views
    • 502 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  9. Wayne's Poems

    By Wayne Gray, in Poetry. 03/23/2019 (Updated: 06/24/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Free-Verse
    • gay

    A collection of poems by Wayne Gray

    • 32 Chapters
    • 1,756 Words
    • 33,885 Views
    • 352 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  10. Philippe’s Poetry - Words of Rhythm and Rhymes Summary Poem

    By Philippe, in Poetry. 05/18/2022 (Updated: 06/18/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Mixed Forms

    These are just shared words of rhythm and rhymes; submitted on GA as a collection; chapters with independent themes, often as comments to other authors’ stories.

    Please read any referenced stories for proper context and understanding; hopefully you’ll find the source stories as interesting and enjoyable as I do.

    • 10 Chapters
    • 1,446 Words
    • 2,508 Views
    • 17 Comments
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    • Temporary Hold
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