Life has its flaws. It has its ups and downs. According to the Indian poetess Rinki Tiwari, nothing is permanent. There is always a way out or new options to explore. She has but one advice for us and it’s the same as the title of the poem she submitted […]
We have published many poems that are about saying goodbye. Sometimes these words are the result of a carefully planned action and sometimes these words are the result of an abrupt goodbyeor farewell. The poem written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson is about parting this world to another world.
Amy Levy wrote the poem Youth and love. In this poem, she describes that moment when a young person is asked to describe what love is.
Running away isn’t just about a speedy tempo when walking. It can also mean that you are forcing yourself to hide from that what is important. It can cause sore muscles too, as you can read in the poem written by Veronika Sivka.
The poem Dreamers – written by Siegfried Sassoon – is an anti-war poem. Written by a man who once volunteered as a soldier for the British army during World War I.
In his poem My voice, Oscar Wilde takes the time to tell us more about the pleasures of love and how things can turn for the worse. When looking closely at this poem, you might consider it a goodbye to the love that once was.
Originally she is from Sydney (Australia) and currently she is staying in the United Kingdom. This Australian musician – Lucinda, doesn’t only perform beautiful songs that are featured on her Instagram profile, she writes beautiful poetry too. This poem is inspired by her journey around the world.
A few months ago, we published an article about the wall poems in the Dutch city Leiden. Poetry is everywhere and it’s not only written on walls. The Dutch website Straatpoezie.nl (Street Poetry) promotes all those poems that can be found in the “public space.” This website shows that poetry […]
Everyone who has held a goldfish as a pet when they were small knows that this represents happiness. In the poem by Charles Bukowski, this goldfish plays an important role. This is an intense poem about the abuse of both a mother and a child.
It’s funny how poets can start writing poetry at a certain point in time. Sometimes all it takes is a small event to sparkle creativity that leads to poetry such as the poem Papi written by the Slovenian poetess Nikol Stojanovic.
People have been asking this question for ages: what is love? What defines love and what’s the impact on your life? Many poets have written pages and pages about love and so did the English poet Ernest Dowson.
Flowers are just flowers, right? Not according to the poet Thomas Hood (1799- 1845). In this poem, he compares flowers to all that is beautiful.
The name J.R.R. Tolkien is forever linked to the famous books The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion. Tolkien was also a gifted poet. This is one of the many poems he wrote during his life.
In her poem “me thinks this heart…” the poetess Emily Brontë emphasis the importance of that what we cannot really own. It isn’t something material, it’s all about how we must never stop using our imagination.
Poem 204, written by the American poetess Emily Dickinson, is also known as A slash of blue. A poem that seems to describe dawn and dusk. If you’re willing to read more closely, there is much more to this poem.
There is a chance that you aren’t Christian, but when you read the poem written by the poet Ugosway you will understand what he’s talking about. Even though we aren’t “limited” to one religious belief, we find it important to bring forward messages as these, because they too are the […]
For those who are willing to experiment, there is a good chance the outcome is already something that should be clear enough. Read Veronika Sivka’s advise in her poem Das Experiment.
It can be very difficult to see someone you are very close to struggling to get the attention of someone they really love. Instead, they aren’t heard and have to realize that they will not receive the love they would expect. This is a poem that Natasha Grabau wrote for […]
Many poets have written about their birthday. The poet Joseph Brodsky also did this. He wrote the poem “May 24, 1980.” This poem was written for the day he turned forty.
The poem Tonight, written by Shikhar Singhal, shows how a poet struggles with his own vulnerabilities.