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a poem with regular metrical but unrhymed lines, almost always in iambic pentameter.
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  1. By Chance or Appointment Temporary Hold

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 06/03/2022 (Updated: 05/03/2024)

    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.

    • 23 Chapters
    • 3,055 Words
    • 10,653 Views
    • 284 Comments
    • 1 Recommendation
    • Mature
  2. Breathless and Mendacity Complete

    By Headstall, in 2024 - Seasons. 04/18/2024 (Updated: 04/18/2024)

    Genres: Poetry, General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance, Free-Verse, Rhyming, Blank Verse
    • adult
    • serious
    • hate
    • politics

    A poetic exploration of this glorious thing called life.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 547 Words
    • 547 Views
    • 14 Comments
    • 3 Recommendations
    • Teen
  3. Seasoned to Taste Complete

    By Aditus, in 2024 - Seasons. 04/11/2024 (Updated: 04/12/2024)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction
    Sub-genres: Creative Non-Fic, Free-Verse, Rhyming, Blank Verse, Mixed Forms
    • light-hearted
    • serious

    My attempt to sort through thoughts, feelings, and erratic ideas using poetic forms.

    • 2 Chapters
    • 459 Words
    • 744 Views
    • 22 Comments
    • Mature
  4. Seasoning of the Seasons Complete

    By Valkyrie, in 2024 - Seasons. 04/11/2024 (Updated: 04/12/2024)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Haiku, Free-Verse, Blank Verse
    • light-hearted
    • serious

    Two sets of poems featuring different takes on the theme "Seasons".

  5. Haiku, Secret, and Wisdom Complete

    By Headstall, in 2024 - Seasons. 04/11/2024 (Updated: 04/11/2024)

    Genres: Poetry, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Haiku, Free-Verse, Rhyming, Blank Verse
    • love

    Haiku are well suited for observations in nature, but their meanings, for me, can be much deeper in their connection to the human spirit. All these poems are observations and outlets for what lays within.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 533 Words
    • 556 Views
    • 22 Comments
    • 2 Recommendations
    • Everyone
  6. The Foretelling Complete

    By Headstall, in 2024 - Seasons. 04/04/2024 (Updated: 04/04/2024)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Free-Verse, Blank Verse
    • love

    Two new poems about the cycle of change, for us and the world around us.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 881 Words
    • 615 Views
    • 26 Comments
    • 1 Recommendation
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  7. 1940, 1970 and Today – plus other poems 29. Verse Complete

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 05/31/2023 (Updated: 07/01/2023)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Haiku, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Ballad, Rhyming, Blank Verse, Mixed Forms
    • coming of age
    • coming out
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • love
    • late 20th century

    Some verse, many for Pride Month.

  8. Second Sight: Remembering Some San Francisco Neighborhoods 31. Verse Complete

    By AC Benus, in 2023- Exploration -Poetry. 04/13/2023 (Updated: 04/22/2023)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction, General Fiction, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Reference, Creative Non-Fic, Ballad, Blank Verse, Autobiography, Coming of Age, Contemporary Literary
    • north america
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • autobiography
    • holiday
    • late 20th century

    A peregrination, an exploration, a journey of mind, heart and memory,

    I recall some San Francisco places that mean the most to me.

    • 6 Chapters
    • 8,125 Words
    • 3,393 Views
    • 70 Comments
    • 1 Recommendation
    • Teen
  9. Old Coats: Explorations in the Cedar Closet Complete

    By Parker Owens, in 2023- Exploration -Poetry. 04/06/2023 (Updated: 04/13/2023)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Blank Verse
    • mature adult
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • modern
    • autobiography

    Skyscrapers for whatever weather the winds to life.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 435 Words
    • 1,877 Views
    • 26 Comments
    • 5 Recommendations
    • Everyone
  10. Fountain, Field and Forest Complete

    By Parker Owens, in 2023- Exploration -Poetry. 04/06/2023 (Updated: 04/06/2023)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Blank Verse, Mixed Forms
    • teen
    • mature adult
    • rural
    • serious
    • autobiography

    Exploring places which exist in my boyhood memory.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 995 Words
    • 1,840 Views
    • 30 Comments
    • 4 Recommendations
    • Everyone
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