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i'm writing a poem on a book for a school essay at the moment. we could choose what we wanted to do a detailed study or something creative so i made (or actually is still working on it) a poem as a change from all the analysing.
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What's the subject of the poem?
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well, i'm trying to catch some of the books feeling by describing an event that happend in the form of a poem by using similar words, and the same verse as some of the poems and songs that you could find in the book. what do you write?
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I haven't really written a poem. I started constructing some thoughts tonight for a poem. At the moment it's more my personal feelings and my reflections of life.
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I haven't really written a poem. I started constructing some thoughts tonight for a poem. At the moment it's more my personal feelings and my reflections of life.
a lot of poems start like that
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a lot of poems start like that
Do you mean just thinking about it, or the personal reflections on life?
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Do you mean just thinking about it, or the personal reflections on life?
the personal reflections on life. a lot of poems are based on a persons feelings about different things, how they perceive and interpret it.
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Is that a bad thing for me to do then, because it's such a concentrated topic. It's not like i intend to become a professional poet though; so it doesn't really matter.
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Is that a bad thing for me to do then, because it's such a concentrated topic. It's not like i intend to become a professional poet though; so it doesn't really matter.
no i don't think so, hmm the best poems, essays, novels or whatever you write are the ones where you write about something you like. so if that is what you want to write about i think you should. and even though a lot of people write about there personal feelings it will never be the same, so you shouldn't worry that it is too ordinary.
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I wrote this more than a year ago, I was trying to find my very first poem but I can't, but what the hell:

Gazing out the window
Smiling at the sun
Makes you feel all happy
You got sunshine in your life
Feeling that you're free
It's the best feeling
Know you can go and say
What ever takes your fancy
Do what ever you please
You can shout out loud
Run along
Skip or jump
Tell someone you love them
Make your dreams come true.

Gazing out the window
Smiling at the sun
Makes you feel
Like you have no problems
Even if it's not for long
It's just knowing that there is a light
At the end of a never ending tunnel
And with that in mind
You can go and do
Whatever you are told
Because tomorrow you'll be

Gazing out the window
Smiling at the sun.
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here's another one for luck:

Never thought I'd feel the way I do
>Never thought I'd be the way I am
>But it's who I am today
>Maybe I don't conform
>Not what you think I should be
>But I'm happy as I am
>Being what I want
>You've got no right
>To tell me I'm in the wrong
>
>You've got to proud
>To stand up and say
>I'm me being me
>As individual as can possibly be
>
>Just because I don't follow the crowd
>Don't fit in a box
>I am who I am
>Cos I've had the hurt
>And I've had the pain
>Realised there's a bigger place
>It's just beyond these walls you've built
>To keep me in my place
>
>You've got to proud
>To stand up and say
>I'm me being me
>As individual as I can possibly be
>
>People change and people grow
>Ain't done wrong to just grow up
>To keep on growing
>Keep on changing
>Make that difference
>In my own little way
>Maybe I'll change the world
>Gonna make it my job
>To make it better
>
>You've got to proud
>To stand up and say
>I'm me being me
>As individual as I can possibly be
>
>Just being honest
>Telling it straight
>As I look upon your face
>You're no better
>Than the shoes on my feet
>The clothes on my back
>But you think you're something else
>A gift, a prodjedy
>Something to behold
>
>You've got to proud
>To stand up and say
>I'm me being me
>As individual as can possibly be
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On a more negative tone perhaps, I wrote this quite a few years ago when I was depressed:

Dragging, writhing, convulsing
In an ocean of evil black
In the monster that is our universe
A world of poverty and depression
Of hate and corruption.
Camouflaged by the vicious plotting mastermind
With the pretty blue sky, and beautiful sun.
No one sees the furious red-hot blaze
Just a teletubbie face.
No one looks beyond, at the blackness, their life, their
Fate.
"Isn't life great" hissed the demonic roaring sea
Sucking another poor soul
Into oblivion.

It's amazing the pathetic drivel your brain churns out when it's not happy.
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I write poetry. At our school we are really lucky to have a nice teacher who holds a creative writing group called "Goatherders" (yep, random name ) in the "Top Tower". It's fun~ I think poetry should be more fun--- not less serious, but just so that people will actually engage with it and enjoy reading and writing it.

Anyways, here's a poem I wrote some time ago:


Half way

We are chasing the sun,
flying in the jet stream
above all clouds; we are
in the bluest of skies.

The tensile tug relaxes
in that middle bit of ourselves
beneath the ribs and above the navel.
We are homing, we are meeting
the sun where it rises.

But still our eyelids
are kept taut, our ears
full of the engine and pressurized air
our hair standing charged with static,
our heads dreaming hard of
dappled concrete.
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Hope this sounds happier!

Cheers,
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i write poetry with a passion
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my poetry is pretty bad, that's why I've stopped writing it
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when i was about 12 i started keeping a poetry diary, instead of a proper journal, and have kept doing this for over 5 years now.

I always thought my poetry was crap, but then about six months ago i entered one of my poems in a competition...turns out a publishing company got access to it...now they want to publish it in an anthology! Its been copyrighted and i get royalties and everything! Just goes to show that you are not always the best judge of your own poetry...keep an eye out for "Twilight Road", that's the name of the anthology, it's gonna b published in march!
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If i went to a poetry club they'd clap if they thought it was tripe anyway. Or someone will rip it off me and sell it for millions.
G4ry,

If you're thinking of posting a poem on here but you're worried about someone ripping it off (I would be worried if I were you), here's an easy way to copyright your work:

The copyright to everything you write is immediately owned by you, no matter what, but it's difficult to prove that you wrote it first. What you should do is print out a copy of your poem, with your name and the date on which you wrote it, and post it to yourself.

When it comes through your letterbox, leave the envelope unopened and keep it in a safe place. Then, if someone tries to sell your work as their own, the date on the postmark will prove that it's yours and that you wrote it before they did. Check that the postmark is clearly readable before you stash it away. If it's not, send it again. You might spend a bit on postage but it will be worth it.

Hope this helps!
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G4ry,

If you're thinking of posting a poem on here but you're worried about someone ripping it off (I would be worried if I were you), here's an easy way to copyright your work:

The copyright to everything you write is immediately owned by you, no matter what, but it's difficult to prove that you wrote it first. What you should do is print out a copy of your poem, with your name and the date on which you wrote it, and post it to yourself.

When it comes through your letterbox, leave the envelope unopened and keep it in a safe place. Then, if someone tries to sell your work as their own, the date on the postmark will prove that it's yours and that you wrote it before they did. Check that the postmark is clearly readable before you stash it away. If it's not, send it again. You might spend a bit on postage but it will be worth it.

Hope this helps!
lol, that's such a good idea! Did u think of it urself?!
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I love poetry RULE PLATH...Poetry is life saving...its the only reason why do well at english gcse oh and the make up your own **** questions...oh and the coursework and the plays we have to study. I hate novels...they suck :mad:
Noooooooooooo not sylvia plath!!!! Her poetry is so self absorbed! However I liked the Bell Jar. How can you hate novels? They are the building blocks of literature! I love poetry - writing, reading, analysing, whatever
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lol, that's such a good idea! Did u think of it urself?!
Lol, i read that in a magazine some time ago.
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