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  • Project Leader:
    cokebernstein
  • Participants:
    The WEbook community
  • Who Can Write:
    All Participants
  • Category:
    Poetry
  • Genre:
    General
  • Language:
    English
  • Created:
    9/29/2008

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Poem Stories

A collection of poems that tell stories.

I am looking for poems that tell stories which, at their best are metaphors of life. Please no submissions of  your own feelings or emotions; no bleeding on the page please. 

Here is a good example of what we are looking for. It's called Saidie and Maud by Gwendolyn Brooks:

Sadie and Maud
 
 
Maud went to college.
Sadie stayed home.
Sadie scraped life
With a fine toothed comb.

She didn't leave a tangle in
Her comb found every strand.
Sadie was one of the livingest chicks
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