Poetry

Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns or lyrics.

Poetry, and discussions of it, have a long history. Early attempts to define poetry, such as Aristotle's Poetics, focused on the uses of speech in rhetoric, drama, song and comedy.[1] Later attempts concentrated on features such as repetition and rhyme, and emphasised the aesthetics which distinguish poetry
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When Shall the Butterfly Rest
One Too Many Lies
Ти, непрестанна новина: стихотворения
The Anatomy of Desire: An Anthology of Distance
Seduction: New Poems, 2013-2018
Ghost Voices: A Poem in Prayer
The Switch
Lord of the Butterflies
How to Fracture a Fairy Tale
Planting Gardens in Graves III
Winter of Summers
Monument: Poems New and Selected
Your Heart is the Sea
Breakup Poems: Vol 1
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    The Man You Didn't Marry
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    making me say stop in the form
    of a question. I've got it now, a
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  • The Sun and Her Flowers
    Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You
    Love Her Wild
    Feminists Don't Wear Pink (And Other Lies): Amazing Women on What the F-Word Means to Them
    I Hope This Reaches Her in Time
    Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too
    Felicity
    Swing
    McGlue
    The End We Start From
    Lost For Words
    Milk and Vine: Inspirational Quotes From Classic Vines
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    Pillow Thoughts II: Healing the Heart
    Adultolescence
    Voices In My Head by Cindy J.  SmithSeptember Verses by Hunter S. JonesThey Won't Shut Up by Cindy J.  SmithExotic Neurotic by Kenneth Jarrett SingletonA Conceptual Circus by Kenneth Jarrett Singleton
    Indie Poetry
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    The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily DickinsonLeaves of Grass by Walt WhitmanAriel by Sylvia PlathThe Waste Land and Other Poems by T.S. EliotSonnets by William Shakespeare
    Best Poetry Books
    2,187 books — 2,241 voters
    The Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenGone Girl by Gillian FlynnThe Martian by Andy WeirWe Were Liars by E. Lockhart
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    The Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeThe Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily DickinsonDuino Elegies by Rainer Maria RilkeThe Cantos by Ezra PoundAutumn Sonata by Georg Trakl
    Your Favourite Book of Poetry.
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    Me Before You by Jojo MoyesThe Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsWinter by Marissa MeyerCinder by Marissa MeyerHarry Potter and the Cursed Child by John Tiffany
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    Milk and Honey
    Where the Sidewalk Ends
    Leaves of Grass
    A Light in the Attic
    The Princess Saves Herself in This One (Women Are Some Kind of Magic, #1)
    The Sun and Her Flowers
    Ariel
    Howl and Other Poems
    The Odyssey
    The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
    Beowulf
    Paradise Lost
    The Iliad
    Sonnets
    Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

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