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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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The Storm - Matthew 8
by Michael Popovici
Ugly Queen
by Donna Tymec
The Poets Are Dead
by Tim Hoffman
The Small Dog from Shansi
by William Kekaula
Amnesia's Nightly Massacre
by April Belin
Look But Don't Touch
by Sam Harris
if not ether then ei-ther
by sand blown
My True Desire
by Ruth Vertongen
From Purgarory to Paradise
by Suzette Richards
Make the words yours
by Michelle Smith
The Beach
by ALAN marsh
The Sage
by Njoyim Elisha
by Aska Makori
The World Below
by Michael Henry
by Ashmi Sheth
by Martha Mwenda
Two consciousness
by Nathan Munroe
The Blowing Wind
by Mitzi Danielson-Kaslik
You are.
by Sybil Vinson
A - Anarchy
by North Calantoni
For Granted
by Nadine Oraby
by Kibisu Amudala
1,011 Miles
by Eva McDonald
Like You
by Kayla Bailey

Poetry in a Nutshell

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What is Poetry?

What sets poetry apart from regular prose, or everyday communication, is that it has an element of rhythm; whether it is pleasing to the ear or not, is a matter of personal taste. The golden rule for all poets is that in order to improve their writing, they need to read poetry written, preferably, b Read More

How Co-Parenting Is Critically Effective Even After Separation?

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Depression in Youths

“You’re just like your worthless father. You will never amount to anything and even with all the subjects that you have you will still come out to nothing. Your brother who hasn’t even graduated will have to take care of you.” Bella’s mom screamed at the young adult and Read More

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