What type of poetry truly intrigues you?

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  1. profile image43
    MrDSpadeposted 8 years ago

    The type of poetry that intrigues me is the type you would not expect to read, something creative and out of the blue. Something odd and something that's truly deep within the possibilities of the human mind.

    1. rebekahELLE profile image85
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      that intrigues me?  definitely Poe, Blake. Emily Dickensen, Rumi.
      Rilke, the old English romantics, Tennyson, pre-raphaelites

      1. profile image43
        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Ahh yes, your into the romantic poetry and other varieties which is good, i believe variety helps you gain more of an insight of what you write and read...........

    2. qwark profile image55
      qwarkposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Spade:
      I may write the kind of poetry you like.
      If you get a chance, read these in the order I post them and let me know if they "fit-the-bill."

      http://hubpages.com/hub/Qwark60
      http://hubpages.com/hub/qwark61
      http://hubpages.com/hub/qwark14

      Let me know if they do.
      Thanks...:-)

      1. alternate poet profile image64
        alternate poetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        and if you don't like that then you can check mine out, or there are a quite a few on here who are worth a read

        1. profile image43
          MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          alternate poet i will check out your poetry as well like i said before variety is like more experience gain.....

      2. profile image43
        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks qwark I'll be sure to check your poetry you've talked about and i will leave comments to let you know i was there......

        1. qwark profile image55
          qwarkposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Spade:
          I'll look forward to it...:-)

    3. zanfad profile image60
      zanfadposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The most creative out of the blue I've read is Anne Sexton - her confessional poetry has drawn me in. Great poetry should surprise and delight in both meaning and words, draw the reader into a world they didn't see before.

  2. Shadesbreath profile image83
    Shadesbreathposted 8 years ago

    I like the old school poets whose work was so deep and steeped in the allusion and erudition and discipline that used to make poetry (art) deep and expansive and not only requiring careful study, but worthy of careful study.  Art you learn from.

    Not so much of that any more.

    1. profile image43
      MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Shadesbreath thanks for this comment i really appreciate what you said cause without old school writers to learn from there wouldn't be that great deal of writer's in the presence of today.........

  3. goldenpath profile image69
    goldenpathposted 8 years ago

    I used to indulge in the traditional poetry.  However, given the current state of things in society the only poetry I wish to hear is the sound of a responsible and caring parent correcting and teaching their child.  Heck, even the vulgar language of a child against their parent who has just corrected them is a song to me.  It means that the parent is doing their job and that's it's getting to the child. smile

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      MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      goldenpath i can respect that, we all have are own perspective which makes it all so interesting.............

  4. MadCowWritings profile image56
    MadCowWritingsposted 8 years ago

    I love Bukowski and Neruda. I get intoxicated just reading their lines. The two best damned poets in MY universe.

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      MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      MadCowWritings i don't recognize these poets but i will look them up to find there work, thanks commenting..........

  5. H.C Porter profile image79
    H.C Porterposted 8 years ago

    My love of poetry stems from the Beat Poets Generation. I enjoy writers such as T.S Elliot and Wallace Stevens...and then of course Poe, but he came to be in the mid 1800, which is not exactly the Beat Generation which I believe is defined to be in the 1950's, if I am wrong about the year-sorry...

    1. Shadesbreath profile image83
      Shadesbreathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      T.S. Eliot is one of my favorites.  That guy was deep.  Reading his work is so amazing (and humbling).

      1. H.C Porter profile image79
        H.C Porterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I agree. He is one of the best in my opinion  smile  Have you read Wallace? Eliot was said to be inspired by him...

        I think this is how one of his poems ends (I cant remember the beginning word for word), it is called
        -Sunday Morning (it is about a woman dreaming of Jesus)

        She hears, upon that water without sound,
        A voice that cries, "The tomb in Palestine
        Is not the porch of spirits lingering.
        It is the grave of Jesus, where he lay."

        And in the isolation of the sky,
        At evening, casual flocks of pigeons make
        Ambiguous undulations as they sink,
        Downward to darkness, on extended wings.

    2. TheGlassSpider profile image69
      TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh my....Did I write that in a dream...are you my alter ego?? LOL


      T.S. Eliot is my all time favorite. I cannot read The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock without crying. All of his work, poetry or prose, is amazing. He is self-deprecating, funny, observant, heart-wrenching and more.

      Pablo Neruda is another favorite...He just makes me melt in my heart...and *cough* other places...lol

      1. H.C Porter profile image79
        H.C Porterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You better watch out, I may be just that (alter ego)  lol...

        I like the Waste Land by Eliot and Hollow Men...guess the despair and train of thought and seeing the truth for what it was in his eyes-appealed to me when I first read them...

        1. TheGlassSpider profile image69
          TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Hey, if that's the case, I couldn't ask for a better alter ego! ;-)

          Yes, those two are particularly spectacular. Have you read Eyes That Last I Saw in Tears and The Hippopotamus? The first is sorrowful and beautiful, and the latter is cynical and hilarious.

          1. H.C Porter profile image79
            H.C Porterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Don't you just love the poetry that is cynical?
            It pisses so many off and brings up so much in a persons spirit and soul... It is all in perception...
            I would have to say that is one of the beautiful things about poetry...Although what the author was thinking and feeling when writing is important- it is just as/if not more appealing to know how each individuals draws inspiration, judgment or what not out of each line that is drawn together within a poem?

    3. profile image43
      MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      H.C Porter, the beats generation huh how intriguing you really seem like you thrive on poetry which is inspiring and interesting. Myself i wouldn't say i thrive on poetry but a variety of stories, poetry and comedy so much within my mind it's hard to just narrow it down to just one.

      The Glass Spider, it seems like i need to do more digging in poetry of old and new to strengthen w hat i write or I'll just look to you for more titles to check out...........

      Shadesbreath, you making me more interested in reading poetry created by T.S. Eliot........

    4. Origin profile image59
      Originposted 8 years ago

      Anything that is well written (at least to me), as well as deep and emotional. Something that makes you think.

      1. profile image43
        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Origin, yeah it seems we have somewhat of the same standards on that.......

    5. habee profile image93
      habeeposted 8 years ago

      Thomas Hardy

      1. profile image43
        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Interesting..........

    6. cheaptrick profile image72
      cheaptrickposted 8 years ago

      I don't know much about poetry but I really like the poems buy that guy from"Nantucket"!They allways start the same.

      "There was a young man from Nantucket"!

      1. profile image43
        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        cheaptrick, i myself am no poetry expect but if I'm writing poetry i like to get more of an insight on it and yes I'm familiar with the Nantucket poem.........

    7. MadCowWritings profile image56
      MadCowWritingsposted 8 years ago

      I tend to go for 'disturbing poetry' a lot of times, and yes I forgot to mention Jose Garcia Villa as one of my faves as well, I just can't get enough of his provoking lyricism and violent modernism...

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        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        MadCowWriting, i understand you have problems and you read this kind of poetry to resolve your issues but it is quite interesting reading them though, LMFAO...................

        Seriously though they are something to keep you on the edge of your seat, sometimes i find writing about disturbing and disarraying poetry can really bring out one's creative ability........

    8. Pearldiver profile image80
      Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

      The visual portrays of Haiku.

      1. profile image43
        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        The visual portrays of Haiku sounds very intriguing thanks for commenting, Pearldiver............

    9. NightEmpress profile image57
      NightEmpressposted 8 years ago

      William Blake
      Charles Baudelaire
      Me

      1. profile image43
        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Interesting and i see you added yourself in the mix, hahaha, i might have to check out your hubs NightEmpress.....

    10. Healthy Living Is profile image62
      Healthy Living Isposted 8 years ago

      Great post. I enjoy being an individual!

      1. profile image43
        MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yes thanks for the comment Healthy Living Is..........

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          MrMidNightposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          What type of poetry intrigues me? mmmmmmmm, let's see it's has to have choas and destruction, disarray is always good as well, it's has to catch my eye. Keep me intrigued, you know really motivated to read.

          1. profile image43
            MrDSpadeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Yes in a way i agree some great poetry is based on choas and disarray in human life.

    11. IntimatEvolution profile image79
      IntimatEvolutionposted 8 years ago

      Erotica

      1. profile image0
        VenomsEdgeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Action and suspense, something that keeps you entertained.

    12. wesleycox profile image84
      wesleycoxposted 8 years ago

      My favorite poet is Edgar Allan Poe.

      I like poetry that actually rhymes.

    13. Rafini profile image85
      Rafiniposted 8 years ago

      The type of poetry that intrigues me most...hhmm...I don't know what it would be called, but here's an example, a portion of a poem I wrote years ago and would like to know a bit more about if I knew anything about poetry.


      Can you see what I hear, said the blind man to the deaf man
      Can you tell me what I see, said the deaf man to the mute


      I can't remember anymore, but it keeps going in that fashion.  A complete conversation between the blind man, the deaf man, and the mute concerning what is and can be seen, heard, spoken.  I understand it, only because I wrote it, but didn't want to acknowledge it at the time.  It was an internal struggle within myself to be myself.

    14. GoldiString profile image61
      GoldiStringposted 8 years ago

      J.H.Prynne: "On The Matter of Thermal Packing"

    15. Ben Evans profile image71
      Ben Evansposted 8 years ago

      I like William Wordsworth.  He is a master image painter with words.  smile

    16. profile image0
      Gracie Sophiaposted 8 years ago

      I like poetry that can have multiple meanings--a play on words--a play on emotions. Poems that make meaning to many readers.

    17. europewalker profile image75
      europewalkerposted 8 years ago

      Sylvia Plath

    18. profile image0
      philip carey 61posted 8 years ago

      I have no pre-selected qualities. Like a beautiful woman, I know a good poem when I encounter one.

    19. 2uesday profile image81
      2uesdayposted 8 years ago

      I like the description and thought provoking mystery of Rilke's

      'You Who Never Arrived.'

      I like the rhythm and song of the language in Dylan Thomas
      'Under Milkwood.'


      and though I should hate it I like the poem
      'The Lady of Shallot.' for the images it conjurs up.

    20. Me, Steve Walters profile image70
      Me, Steve Waltersposted 8 years ago

      Personally...I like "Manly" Poetry. big_smile

      1. t.cobbler profile image61
        t.cobblerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        before I started to write I had never read a poem. I must say that I dont realy care for the ones that rhime.

     
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