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Enjoy this excellent collection of poems by Writerly Words authors and poets. While many poetry collections focus on the vivid memories and poetry of famous poets, our poets are living and breathing souls who express life in a way to which we can relate. We hope poets will only post their best works and we hope that readers will enjoy these dramatic and purposeful writings of friendship, childhood, passion, grief, comfort, and more.

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Still it Beats
by Aska Makori
The Story In My Head (The Man Sitting In Your Front)
by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade
Loving someone so special
by Demetria Spencer
by Robert Lillis
the love in meaning
by mohamad safan
by Thabang Mawela
by Raynolds Moseamedi
by Twana Lawler
by William Darnell Sr.
by amaris vazquez
Crawling Mother
by Maryam Dalhatu
If You Look for Me
by Ahana Chattopadhyay
by Darlington Chukwunyere
Secret garden
by kyra shennan
Dear Erection
by Alex Cridland
Let Not Occupy Kinship Bias
by Waveney Lander-Walters
oh ancient muses help me write
by Nadine Oraby
by Skilled Poet
An Angry Girl
by Briana Scarbrough
Summer or Winter
by Brandon Connor
Beautiful chaos
by Misty Bird
by Nebechi Grace Ezennaya
"Under the Pale Moonlight"
by Andrew Wray
The world we live in
by Alishah Ali
fool me once
by Tosanmi Gbenebitse-daniel

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