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What is some of the greatest poetry you've read on Hubpages

  1. figment profile image74
    figmentposted 7 years ago

    I've read some great poetry and would love to read some more.  Any suggestions?

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this



      without a doubt, that would be tantrum's. her work is stunning. even though we don't get along, i still admire her work, as a writer.

    2. double_frick profile image81
      double_frickposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Pity-Me-Oh-So-Perfectly
      in fact, i love all of H.C.'s poetry.

      1. H.C Porter profile image85
        H.C Porterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Awww, thanks for mentioning me ma'am. I am honored you thought of me  smile

  2. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    I have read loads of poetry on many Hubs and I would find it hard to grade them - I love all poetry smile

    1. figment profile image74
      figmentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You were asking about autobiographies in another forum.  I have a poem called To Know Me that is a small auto-bio writing in poem verse.

  3. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    going back over to your place right now to see your poem smile

  4. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    TO KNOW ME by figment smile

    1. figment profile image74
      figmentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      yes

  5. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 7 years ago

    did you read my poem An Island smile

    1. figment profile image74
      figmentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      just read it.  Loved it

  6. Arthur Fontes profile image89
    Arthur Fontesposted 7 years ago
    1. blondepoet profile image78
      blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Aww thanks Arthur. xo

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    poetlorraineposted 7 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/hub/light-up-as-u-do
    this one will take some beating.....

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Abandoned-Immortal  i love this one too

    1. Fluffymetal profile image77
      Fluffymetalposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yes both are great. just read them

  8. Aiysha17 profile image60
    Aiysha17posted 7 years ago

    Hiya everyone. I agree there is some amazing poetry on here. There is one guy that I'm folling and he has poet or poetry in his user name and he is REALLY GOOD! I also have some poetry on my page, if anyone wants to check them out. Poetry has helped me survive so much, there's more on that in some of my other hubs. If you do choose to check any of it out feel free to let me know what you think! Happy hunting! xx

    1. bonny2010 profile image59
      bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      there are a lot of good ones here - sab ho - aware- irishobserver they are just off the top of my head - i also have some on my site feel free to check them out

      1. Sab Oh profile image61
        Sab Ohposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You've got lots of great poetry hubs!

        Here's one I especially liked:

        http://hubpages.com/hub/Military-Art

        1. bonny2010 profile image59
          bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          sorry Sab Oh I spelt your name wrong
          here I go again - everybody read some of Sab Oh's poetry its awesome

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    Lecieposted 7 years ago

    mfb 111 has amazing poetry
    if you take advice from me

    go read what he has to say
    you'll like it okay
    i love his poetry
    it really makes me happy

    just take a look
    he has enough poems to make a book

    have fun and be creative
    lecie

    1. MFB III profile image56
      MFB IIIposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Gee, thanks Lecie, I am flattered that uyou took the time to post a reccomendation for me here.~~~~MFB III

  10. H.C Porter profile image85
    H.C Porterposted 7 years ago

    Mike Lickteig  has some nice poetry I have enjoyed and he is a good person, I would recommend his writing to everyone and anyone.

    http://hubpages.com/profile/Mike+Lickteig

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    pinkyleeposted 7 years ago

    i can't say just one because i love poetry but off the top of my head


    Sa Toya
    Stevennix2001
    sophs
    mega1
    StormRyder
    poetlorraine
    Jared in Vegas
    Hokey
    bonny2010
    blondepoet


    just to name a few ... big_smile

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      StormRyderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks for the mention Pinky {{{HUGS}}}

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        pinkyleeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        anytime hun **HUGS BACK**

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        poetlorraineposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        hi thanks so much, glad you enjoy the poems, so many brilliant poems on here,

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          pinkyleeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          you are welcome poet

      3. blondepoet profile image78
        blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yea tks heaps Pinky. smile

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          pinkyleeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          ur welcome

    2. Stevennix2001 profile image83
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      why thank you so much pinky. i appreciate you mentioning me.  i consider you one of the best poets on here too.  smile

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        pinkyleeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        you are more than welcome hun! smile

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      Hokeyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Wow! THanks pinkylee fot mentioning me.

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        pinkyleeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        you're welcome sweetie

  12. WriteAngled profile image91
    WriteAngledposted 7 years ago

    Tantrum posted an amazing poem on the forums some weeks ago. Can't see it among her hubs, so am taking the liberty to copy it over here:

    FALL FROM GRACE by Tantrum


    Free fall...Entangled wings.
    Nothing more frightful than this.
    Dark spaces surrounding the Abyss.

    For falling from grace fear brings.
    eyes blind to the light. Hearts in tears.
    The crying of souls full of fears.

    Where has gone all the bliss ?
    Where the wonderful things
    untouched by the horrors of sins?

    They fall in Chaotic despair.
    The bodies unveiled disappear,
    While anguish their bosoms stings.

  13. mr. daydream profile image60
    mr. daydreamposted 7 years ago

    I like Fluffy Metal. Her poetry is a lil' tragic, but she has style and substance. Her hope she continues to write great work!

    DAYDREAM, BABY!

    1. Fluffymetal profile image77
      Fluffymetalposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you

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    wordscribe41posted 7 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/profile/I%C3%B0unn (Iounn)

    I*N*V*I*C*T*U*S

    and I agree with Cosette about Tantrum.

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      Iðunnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      omg, you just shocked me.  I like to think I pass relatively unnoticed around here. :p

      thank you for remembering me.  I love your work too~

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        wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You were the first poet I noticed on HP.  Your work blew me away and it was one of my first impressions of how HP must have lots of talent.  I need to read more poetry again, I really miss it.  "Other things" have dragged me away. 

        Great to see you!

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          Iðunnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          So excellent to see you as well.  smile  I remember when you arrived.

          I shall make it a point to come check up on your Hubs.  I've only been hanging back out a few weeks or so after a rather lengthy absence,  you know me. yikes  But I promise to try to catch up.

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            wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I took an extended sabbatical myself...  Have to refuel, recharge, refocus, you know?  Now I'm exhausted from "the contest".  Anyway, I'll be back to visit soon, really need a nappy right now.  Take care!  smile

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    Iðunnposted 7 years ago

    For me, and maybe some of the original Hubbers who were here from the start, the Unofficial/Official Hub Poet will always be Drax.

    http://hubpages.com/profile/Drax

    And to Paul E

    I like to try to thank you every few years :p for making such a welcoming space for your Hub poets.

    All of you newer poets I've read, I'm very glad you are here and I enjoy your work a great deal.

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      Iðunnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hard to pick a favorite because I love all his work but this one is special to me:

      http://hubpages.com/hub/poem62

      and possibly this is the best of the best:

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Broken_heart_poems

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    Iðunnposted 7 years ago

    So many more of the old ones, that why I hate these threads in a way, I know I'll leave some out.

    NightFlower
    PoeticMuse
    Misfit
    Paraglider

    even JimmyTheJock has done a few to delight us.

    And with so much new talent there is no way I could make a list that wouldn't leave excellent poets out.  Kushal Poddar, I do have to mention him.  I bet I've read every one of his poems five times each and probably will again.

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      Iðunnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      omg and how can I forget barranca... if you're reading barranca, I love your work!

  17. wavegirl22 profile image48
    wavegirl22posted 7 years ago
  18. russiangypsygirl profile image81
    russiangypsygirlposted 7 years ago

    Hey. I would totally love to read other poetry here too. I write poems from my deepest feelings, and want to find others who do that too. That's what moves me. I'm kind of new to Hub Pages, but I've found that one of my followers, PoetLorraine is amazing, and I also like the gentle, fun spin of poetry by ManlyPoetryMan, and also Sherbet Penny throws some great poems in with his entertaining hubs. Cheers, look forward to looking some of these up! -Gypsy

    1. manlypoetryman profile image71
      manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Appreciate the mention Gypsy...like how you put it, too. Muchas Gracias!

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    logic,commonsenseposted 7 years ago

    I have to say I think Blondepoets' poetry really shows depth of soul!  It is amazing!
    Redneckwoman had a few good ones.
    There are many good ones. The talent here is amazing!

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      Justine76posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Redneckwoman? really....  smile

      1. blondepoet profile image78
        blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Who is redneck?

      2. manlypoetryman profile image71
        manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Justine...that was you...Ha! Now that is dern funny...Boy...do I feel dumb! I thought she was gone for good...like Adios...till I saw you in her old avatar...Huh?

    2. blondepoet profile image78
      blondepoetposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thank-you Logic and I love you heaps xo

  20. Patiopursuit profile image60
    Patiopursuitposted 7 years ago

    I haven't been around long enough to see any poems at all. May be come up with one and see what people think?

    Going to the Gym:
    Push myself, push harder than before,
    Build myself strong, before I hit the floor.
    Not just physically but build myself mentally,
    So I can live my life the way I want it fully and happily.

    I dunno, I just made that up right now lol

    1. bonny2010 profile image59
      bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      pretty good going patiopursuit - better than I could do on the spur of the moment - when I try - I fail
                          just like a dog
                          chasing his tail
                          Well thats the best I can do
                           now its all
                           up to you

      1. Patiopursuit profile image60
        Patiopursuitposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol not bad

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      poetlorraineposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      great start, keep on going....

      1. bonny2010 profile image59
        bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        keep going,
        she said
        Yoiiks- there' s nought but cobwebs
        in  my head
        poetlorraine you jest
        for sure,
        I run the risk
        of being a bore.

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          poetlorraineposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          you are not a bore....... really you are not.....

          1. bonny2010 profile image59
            bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            hey patiopursuit get off the floor
            poetlorraine has pronounced
            iam not a bore
            so leave those muscles alone for a while
            take up your pen
            and show us your style

  21. Black Lilly profile image59
    Black Lillyposted 7 years ago

    I'm not really into poetry, but this guy is really, and I mean it - REALLY - brilliant.
    Respect.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Unknown-Lover

  22. Faybe Bay profile image85
    Faybe Bayposted 7 years ago

    Hi Figment. I don't know if you've read this one, but it was brilliant to me.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/BABY-TEARS

    1. IzzyM profile image85
      IzzyMposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That one was brilliant Faybe! Wasn't that the one BeautyBabe won an award for? Or was it this one: http://allpoetry.com/poem/6176201  ?

  23. The original Eman profile image82
    The original Emanposted 7 years ago

    i have read alot of great poems on here but check out mine and let me know what you think <no self-promotional links>

    1. bonny2010 profile image59
      bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Figure of Speech by Eman - now here is a piece that captured me - I am not very good at commenting on the work of others - it either catchs me or it doen't - and Figure of Speech was one of those -

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    Iðunnposted 7 years ago

    A Hubber named Athyln Green had begun running Hubber's Poetry Contests maybe a year or more back.

    http://hubpages.com/profile/Athlyn+Green

    Perhaps she will consider reinstating her marvelous idea.

    Here is the sole contest of what I'm sure we all had hoped would be a series of contests:

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Call-to-Hubpage-Poets

    Unfortunately it looks like she has taken the blog down which contained the entries and winners.

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    poetlorraineposted 7 years ago

    http://hubpages.com/hub/love-me-in-white-instead

    this is the latest by Cris A..... he has some wonderful ones amongst his hubs.

    1. Cris A profile image61
      Cris Aposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yep, truly wonderful! LOL Thanks brenda smile

  26. blondepoet profile image78
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    I have read some fantastic poetry here on HP's by authors too great to mention. I am astounded by the talent of hubbers here. Some poetry is just first class.

  27. Beth100 profile image83
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    There are many talented poets here on HP.  In addition to the ones already mentioned,

    Andrew Marr
    Cabin Girl
    Michael Achilles
    Sophs
    Tom Cornett
    Maven101
    Floeticpoet
    Enigmatic Me

    are a few that I read on a regular basis.  There are many of us poets out here.  smile

    Enjoy your reads!

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      yeah, there are many. in fact, beth is one of them, as she writes some of the best poetry on here in my mind.

      1. Beth100 profile image83
        Beth100posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Awwww, thanks Steven!  smile  You're a great poet too! (always makes my heart smile when I read them). 

        Like I said, there are many talented poets out here in Hubberland!  Perhaps we should start a "Stand Up and Shout Out if You're a Poet" thread (hmmm..that didn't quite rhyme in verse or rhythm....help anyone??)  lol

        1. Stevennix2001 profile image83
          Stevennix2001posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          lol  your too cute beth.  wink

        2. bonny2010 profile image59
          bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          hey beth -Stand up and Shout
                            if you're a Poet
                            Stand up
                            and let everyone know IT

          reckon you have a good idea there cause there are a lot of poets out there I don't know about and would love to read their poetry

          1. Beth100 profile image83
            Beth100posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I like that Bonny!

            You're quite the poet yourself!  smile

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      pinkyleeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      thanks beth i will def be checkin some of them out ... i already knew about sophs lol but not the rest

  28. pooja0908 profile image63
    pooja0908posted 7 years ago

    I have written one and that one is my first attempt.
    I cant say that is greatest but i like that.

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    Hahaha Manly, she got ya good.

  30. manlypoetryman profile image71
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    I know right...Good to see you, my friend!

  31. rebekahELLE profile image91
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    I find new ones often on the hub feed or in the poetry category.
    I wish I had more time to read everything I want to read.

    a few of my favorites that I read often are
    philip carey 61
    2uesday
    pearldiver
    jess killmenow
    donna bamford

    excellect writers all with a different style and wonderful to read. I usually read them late at night when I'm more reflective.

    nice thread, lots of great talent here at HP.

  32. alexandriaruthk profile image50
    alexandriaruthkposted 7 years ago
  33. h2oforthegaslit profile image60
    h2oforthegaslitposted 7 years ago

    What Law?

    All along I think I loved it,
    Even before ever trying any of it,
    Back then when no one
    Ever knows what could become.

    All at once I knew it was something,
    A lovely comfort to fill all these nothings,
    And had me at "Hello,"
    Before deciding to try some.

    Ignorantly, I believed that I needed
    Some other something than what I proceeded
    To use as the only something
    To fill the void and need.

    No, Sir, I'm not in possession of any drug,
    Paraphernalia, or even a weapon;
    No stolen items, or anything
    For which you would arrest me.

    No hypodermic accident waiting to
    Stick you from the pocket of my pants,
    I've never banged anything
    In my veins, as you can see.

    Well, yes, I knew that bag was there
    This whole time, I'm fully aware,
    But I'd say "No" again, since it's the drug,
    Sir, that's in possession of me.

    -Jeanne Sparks-Carreker

  34. Greek One profile image76
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    I'm not sure who the author was, but I liked that series of tales about the Man from Nantucket

  35. The original Eman profile image82
    The original Emanposted 7 years ago

    i have read some very good poems on here but check out this one im sure this could be a contender http://hubpages.com/hub/Nothing-but-a-melody

    1. bonny2010 profile image59
      bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      do what the man recommends and check it out - I did - good one eman

  36. Cheeky Girl profile image86
    Cheeky Girlposted 7 years ago

    A few days ago, the Hubber Astra Nomik wrote a poem about me. It's the first time anyone ever wrote a poem all about me. That it is a very personal subject poem is all the more amazing. Considering her usual shyness about stuff like that. Here's the link for poetry lovers who are curious:

    http://hubpages.com/hub/My-Love-she-is-a-Tree

    This is her poem. It's only her second hub. She is new here to Hub Pages.

    Blondpoet and Poet Lorraine are also great poets, as are Blaise25 and Invictus, but hey - there are many great poets here! Some very amazing indeed!

    I don't know whay some are not published in books.

    Cheeky Girl.

  37. marcel285 profile image83
    marcel285posted 7 years ago

    Poetry by BP!!..Not that everyone didn't already know that.

    1. bonny2010 profile image59
      bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      just read a couple by aware and pinkylee - great poems

  38. aware profile image71
    awareposted 7 years ago

    ty bonny . your the coolest.

  39. aware profile image71
    awareposted 7 years ago

    and a great poem writer too.

    1. bonny2010 profile image59
      bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      aww gee thanks aware - i wish I had more time to write and read as poetry is one of my great loves - and like you I like short poetry, buta good poem short or long is worth the read - anyway I get a lot from your poetry your way up there with the other good poets on hubpages.

      1. bonny2010 profile image59
        bonny2010posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        just read a really good poem by Fluffymetal -check it out
        http://hubpages.com/hub/Soon-the-End

 
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