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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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meet again
by sabrina espanio
by Zuzanna Salinska
An Oak Tree
by Michaela Sizemore
Count the days
by Alyssia Ivelja
by mohamad safan
Aww Pity me
by William Jerome
by Gillyan Gilchrist
In My Pocket
by Adelaine Lowe
You Never Broke Me
by Caroline Coyle
by Olufunke Adeoye
by wendy clement
Not Nice
by Amanda Baker
by Kristy Connolly
Little Baby
by Breanna Gass
The Mask of Alabaster
by Brendan Simons
by Rebekah Gibson
Beautiful Disaster
by Sianee Ash
Currents of Love
by Heidi Sands
I Give A Little I take a Little
by Waveney Lander-Walters
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
by Thabang Mawela
by Raynolds Moseamedi

Friend's Sting: When a Friend Betrays You

When a friend betrays you, it hurts. First, there's the denial stage where you are like, ' no, it can't be them, they can't do this to me'. And you don't want to ever accept the fact that they stabbed you in the back and removed the knife so fast, you'd bleed to death. Read More

Are You a Daddy's Girl

It is believed that daughters usually lean more to their fathers. We always hear “daddy’s girl” and we even see it printed on baby girls’ clothes. It is something that is confirmed by almost every human being in every generation since ever. So it is not a trend or a mere desc Read More

You are Not Alone in Your Feelings

Hi, I know you are reading that now. You will also realize that you relate so much to the words scattered here. You will feel it is too relevant because it describes you best and delves deeper into your heart core. You will say, “finally, somebody understands.” But I would tell you do Read More

Reader-Response Critical Approach Towards Analysing William Blake's "A Poison Tree"

By Adeyemi Joshua.  In my own view, William Blake's "A Poison Tree" is an allegorical piece: painting a particular picture that  contains another impression or concept, though related to it.     The title of the Poem only already possess a power of comman Read More

Tips for Becoming a Great Poet

Becoming a general writer requires commitment and patience. However, growing as a poet calls for more than just that. You need to be meticulous in choosing words that let the entire world know how you feel so that people can relate to your story. Here are a few tips to that can make you a great Read More

Blue and White of Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens otherwise Mark Twain was born in Florida, Missouri in 1835. As a story teller, he has greater variety and a steadier outlook on life; with greater force and intensity at his best if less poignancy. His nom-de- plume came to him while as a pilot he was working on the Mississi Read More