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About Poeticous

A place to show your poetry beautifully.

Poeticous offers you the resources to show your poetry beautifully and share it within a community of poetry lovers. It features a large selection of the world’s best poems in English and Spanish and serves as a blogging platform for writers and aficionados all in one place. Our growing collection of poems and short stories by classical or professional writers spans all styles and is used by poetry readers, students, and educators to discover and learn about the art of verse.

23,316
poets
127,656
poems

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Who?

Yensy James Hall

Yensy James Hall

Welcome to Poeticous, a place for poetry and a blogging platform for artists. I'm a software engineer making a living coding somebody else's $#!+ but, when I'm not doing that, I'm usually thinking or working on something that I find important.

Poeticous is where my artistic side meets my lifelong passion for science and engineering. I built it for a couple of reasons: First, I needed a place to hang a few poems I had written and I couldn't find one specifically designed for poetry. Second, as I became more and more interested in poetry, I found myself jumping from place to place looking for poems, recitations, analyses, biographies, and translations, so I thought it would be nice to have it all in one location. A third reason, that emerged and has become the most important, is that I really enjoy doing it.

I also hope that Poeticous is useful to others. It's misteriously comforting to build things that other people use, so this website is yours too. Browse Poeticous to absorb poetry or sign up to post your creations, and don't hesitate to let me know how I can make it better by sending me an email at .

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Poeticous is creating the most beautiful place for poetry in the world. Please, consider helping. Your contribution encourages my efforts, helps me stay awake in the long nights, and helps me provide free resources to thousands of writers around the world like the ones in these photos. Also, please, spread the word! Tell your friends about the site and share your favorite poems on social media. Lastly, please use this link when buying on Amazon.

Thanks for reading, thanks for supporting, and thanks for appreciating poetry.

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