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Primary Genre: Poetry
a poem that expresses personal feelings or emotions, typically written in first person. There are several general groupings of lyric poetry, including elegies, odes and sonnets.
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  1. By Chance or Appointment

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 06/03/2022 (Updated: 12/09/2022)

    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.

    • 9 Chapters
    • 1,357 Words
    • 2,428 Views
    • 106 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  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
    • 3,913 Views
    • 50 Comments
    • Teen
    • In Process
  3. Fireworks & Rain

    By Aditus, in 2022 - Anniversary. 09/15/2022 (Updated: 09/22/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Limerick, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Rhyming, Mixed Forms
    • light-hearted
    • serious

    Five poems concerning various anniversaries.

    • 5 Chapters
    • 434 Words
    • 1,522 Views
    • 112 Comments
    • Teen
    • Complete
  4. Around the Bend - NaPoWriMo 2022

    By Valkyrie, in Poetry. 04/10/2022 (Updated: 04/30/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Haiku, Free-Verse, Sonnet, Lyric, Ballad, Mixed Forms, Translation
    • mature adult
    • senior
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • animals
    • friendship

    Life is full of twists and turns, both expected and unexpected, wondrous and excruciating. This year’s poems for National Poetry Writing Month will embrace the curveballs life throws at us and also serve as an exploration and raw portrayal of the grieving process. Follow me, and we’ll see what’s around the bend.

    • 2 Chapters
    • 1,076 Words
    • 1,334 Views
    • 24 Comments
    • Teen
    • Temporary Hold
  5. Birds

    By Parker Owens, in Poetry. 11/06/2018 (Updated: 06/22/2021)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction
    Sub-genres: Creative Non-Fic, Lyric, Rhyming
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • animals

    Poetry about the creatures outside my window, who give me great pleasure season after season.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 1,477 Words
    • 8,086 Views
    • 82 Comments
    • Teen
    • Long-Term Hold
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