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  • avid_m
    Btw my name is Andrew Brough my poem was called The One I can’t find it on the site anymore
    LikeReplyReport2 days ago
  • Jwballthat06
    I made a huge mistake and need to edit / fix it and can't seem to figure out how to edit my poem .. Can someone help me please!
    LikeReplyReport3 days ago
    • Soulwriter
      Hi! Don't worry; make sure you're logged into your account, then look at your submitted poems. At the end of each poem there is an edit button. Hope this helps!
      LikeReplyReport3 days ago
  • BlueFunDude
    Sure was disappointed when they shut down with no warning. Can't remember my username from 2007. Much less the poem titles. Only had about a dozen, more or less. How can I find my lost poems? Are they cataloged by email, username? Only way to find them for sure if associated w/ email. 
    LikeReplyReport14 days ago
  • Sherielaine
    I have been putting my poetry out here on poetry.com since the early 2000's. I cannot locate anything. Where did they go? I've written under Sheri Elaine, Sheri Jensen, Sheri E. Hanson. I know they have to be here somewhere. I have 5 published books of poetry in my living room. I am wanting to find my poems as my summer students are now interested in poetry. I'm needing more than just a little help. 
    LikeReplyReport 317 days ago
  • Renzo96
    I had poems on here some time back. Are they lost forever or am I able to retrieve them
    LikeReplyReport18 days ago
  • Dreamer81
    I've been putting my poetry on poetry.com since before and after 2001. Now, I can't find any of them. Assuming this is the same sight is there an archive?
    LikeReplyReport 225 days ago
  • reference_d
    I wrote poems on this site in 2010; I came back to view to find no record of it. Are my poems archived? Marquette Charles Costen
    LikeReplyReport26 days ago
  • What_Ed_Said
    My new profile picture is not showing up. The one I have is sideways. Is the file maybe too large? This has been incredibly frustrating, so any help would be much appreciated.
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago
  • acshultz
    I am trying to locate my poems written by Adam Shultz, Adam C Shultz, A C Shultz. I used to have an account linked to my facebook account.
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago
    • Soulwriter
      There is a yet unclaimed poet on our site with the same last name as you - could this be you by chance? https://www.poetry.com/poet/Daniel+Shultz
      LikeReplyReport29 days ago
    • acshultz
      Thank you but that is not me.
      LikeReplyReport29 days ago
  • DeeLiteFull
    I'm trying to locate a poem from a book Poetry.com published in 2002. Apparently, the book was called Letters from the Soul. My poem was titled "Still". I can not seem to locate the book. Are you able to assist? 
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago
    • MarthaK
      The book is on Amazon. You either go to the website or copy and paste the below link! https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B088DJ7JXG/ref=x_gr_w_bb_glide_sout?ie=UTF8&tag=x_gr_w_bb_glide_sout-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B088DJ7JXG&SubscriptionId=1MGPYB6YW3HWK55XCGG2
      LikeReplyReport 11 month ago
  • MoldyTundra
    I wrote some poems back in early 2000 and I can't find them. How do I go about finding them?
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago
  • johnsonape
    I wrote a few poems some years back and I think under a different e-mail address. I sure would like to find my poem My Dad by Lawrence Gilbert Williams or Gil Williams. Not sure where to look on this site now. 
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago
  • patrica_w
    I'm looking for a poem that was to be published in national library of poetry contest by watermark publishers Owings Mills Maryland around1970-1980amaturepoet Pat Keller that is all I can remember
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago
  • MarthaK
    My complete poem didn't upload! How can I edit it? The poem is called Morning Glory!
    LikeReplyReport 11 month ago
  • luvennie
    I would like to delete a poem I published without making an account. I made an account in attempt to delete it but i can't seem to
    LikeReplyReport 11 month ago
  • edwardc.85723
    I was an old poet lost 75% of my work. Would love if some of mine could be found. Like.. the rose. Double meaning. love sick or the mighty pen
    LikeReplyReport 11 month ago
  • kyra_n
    I can’t find any of my poems. They were published under Kyra lynn fehr. I was published in a few books as well I have been submitting my poems since 2001. Why can’t I find them. I updated them not even 3 yes ago. Why can I not be found now. 
    LikeReplyReport 11 month ago
  • Pam37841
    I found some pages of the old site using this webpage. It didn't help me but maybe someone else will get lucky. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayback_Machine
    LikeReplyReport 31 month ago
  • kristie_m
    How do I find my poem from 2006 "True Love Will Never Die"! By Kristie McDonald. It was Editor Choice Award. Thank you and I believe it was put in a book Sound of Poetry but I can't find it.
    LikeReplyReport 11 month ago
    • Soulwriter
      I hope you submit it here for us all to appreciate. I wonder if someone has the book and can photograph your poem for you...
      LikeReplyReport1 month ago
  • Brokenhearted333
    I was published in some of the old poetry.com books- are those still available to purchase anywhere?
    LikeReplyReport 22 months ago
  • roberte.20810
    My stuff was copywritten under “Robert Edward Koffman” and I’ve signed every poem with my poet name, Black Knight. One entry was “The man” a few were untitled. Please help me find my poetry. I search my name, and poem name, and poet name. Nothing was found. It’s as if I, nor my work has existed. I used to tell ppl to search my works here on poetry.com. Now, if anyone goes to look for me, they will never find me. These works are at least 2 or 3 decades old. I’ve written stuff after that too. Please help. 
    LikeReplyReport2 months ago
    • Soulwriter
      HI Robert, internet archive records don't go back that far to the best of my knowledge, at least for us as the general public - it might be best to consider them lost (sadly.) Do consider building up your collection here - I'd love to read your work. 
      LikeReplyReport 21 month ago
    • roberte.20810
      hello, thank you for responding to my comment. Though I know my works have been published, copyrighted, and scattered in books over the past 30 years, I am just wondering if they are still safe. I do have my original works, I’m wondering since they already have status, if I should not re enter them. 
      LikeReplyReport1 month ago
    • Soulwriter
      I hear you...I suppose it's up to your discretion - although now I'm intrigued so I hope you decide to go ahead :)
      LikeReplyReport1 month ago
  • Pam37841
    I was on the old website under a different accout. How do I find my poems?
    LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
    • Teela.rinehart
      you and many others. Myself included, are wondering the same. I have not received any information about my inquiry and I'd really like to know where my poetry went.
      LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
    • Soulwriter
      Hi Teela and Pam - such a shame about the poems from the previous site :( some content was available from internet archives, and some not. I hope you consider posting your work here on the new site for poetry lovers like me to appreciate. 
      LikeReplyReport1 month ago
  • TwoMeterTroll
    can this be searched by authors name? i was a few thousand miles off shore when this site closed down.
    LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
    • Soulwriter
      yes, poems can be searched by title, author name, or even words that appear within the poem
      LikeReplyReport2 months ago
  • randyl.78662
    Y'all remember Allan guppyman? He was always in the top 15 he was a poem machine
    LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
  • Nokutenda
    What happens when I upload my poems
    LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
    • acronimous
      The moment you upload your poems they will be available for everyone to read and discuss.
      LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
  • roberte.20810
    Hello, I have written into and submitted poetry to the old site. Some were selected for contest entries. I was wondering if I could get my list archived poetry back.
    LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
  • dawne.18109
    Hi glad to be back. One question ? Can we submit french poem ?
    LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
  • msb.58813
    I was a member of the old poetry.com and submitted several poems. None which I have found by searching my last name Brasley. Please help in trying to locate these for me. A lot of my original work on paper was lost in Katrina and I started writing them on here never thinking that they may ever disappear. Please help! 
    LikeReplyReport 12 months ago
  • 33klassik
    Hey now, please help, years ago I wrote and submitted to the original poetry.com Web site titled "A Mother's Love" and a rough draft titled "Mother's Love" please help me find them again. I wrote them the night my mother passed away on Mother's day, thank you Michael Kinnamon 
    LikeReplyReport 22 months ago
  • Coleru.10
    Hi will you guys please help me I'm looking for a poem my uncle wrote called my best friend his name is mark fries and it was in 2004 thank you
    LikeReplyReport 22 months ago
  • daphnesiocheng
    I am looking for PATTERNS OF LIFE (2003), a poem titled 'A black past with a whiter future'
    LikeReplyReport 23 months ago
  • Humpty1
    I was a former poetry.com poet, how do I get my old poems back?
    LikeReplyReport 103 months ago
  • acronimous
    Dear friends, many of you are wondering if it would be possible to bring their old poems back. Our team has made a tireless effort in the last few months to recover some of the old content from internet archive records, and indeed managed to save thousands of poem and poet records. You can use our search box to look for your old stuff, either by poet name or poem title, and also claim ownership for the findings by filling up a form. We do realize, that unfortunately, not all the material from the old days of Poetry.com will be available. 
    LikeReplyReport 33 months ago
    • star1959
      I posted several poems on poetry.com. Now this is the only poetry.com I can find. But I cannot find any of my poems. Is there another site or are my poems gone forever?
      LikeReplyReport 13 months ago
    • acronimous
      Yes, this is the only Poetry.com there is — having said that, there might still be a chance that you could find your work elsewhere on the web, or on printed books if it was ever published.
      LikeReplyReport3 months ago
  • M.Useless
    Where do I go to edit my poems? Thanks in advance, Museless.
    LikeReplyReport3 months ago
    • acronimous
      There's an EDIT button at the bottom of your poem's text.
      LikeReplyReport 13 months ago
    • M.Useless
      Thanks! Not sure why I couldn’t see that. Worst case of recital cranial inversion I’ve had in a while. :0) Thanks again
      LikeReplyReport 23 months ago
  • Litheri
    So I wrote a poem and I want to add it to the account I made. However, I submitted the poem before making the account. Can I move it onto my account somehow?
    LikeReplyReport3 months ago
  • stevew.27283
    i also have 2 poems that i submitted back around 1994 - 1996 and i can't find them
    LikeReplyReport3 months ago
  • Thesongbird1954
    Thank you for letting me register with you. But I was a poet under the old poetry.com under the name of Roxanne Lea Dubarry.
    LikeReplyReport 13 months ago
  • Elbowmac11
    Trying to access my poem, that I won the editor's choice award for, in 2005. There used to be a way to access archives on here but, I'm not seeing it anymore.
    LikeReplyReport 13 months ago
  • panama_h
    Trying to find my poem I wrote Death written by panama debeaulieau
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • Counterpoint
    I Would like to get my older poetry how can I go back that far started From 2005 and 2017? My Name is Lisa M. Thomas and I would like to put it in my collection again how do I go about this? Does The old archive still exist from the old poetry.com Last Question Do you still have the poetry contests Like you used to? 
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • DORLENE0001
    My name is Dorlene Bloom .I wrote a poem back in the 90;s It is called The Tree . It's about a child who imagines all kinds of adventures in the tree .
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • NancySBaker
    I’ve lost how to get to my poems. I’ve changed my username and password...my name is Nancy S Baker or Nancy Baker...plz help me find them. It’s been several years since I’ve posted them.
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • guin_m
    Hello. As far back as 1998 I submitted some poems on the old Poetry.com site. One of the titles was Lotto Fever. Please help me to retrieve all of the poems. Thank you.
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • conversion_s
    Like many of the people here I too am in search of lost poems from when I was younger, may have posted them under Maria Gomez or Mafi Gomez . Or simply Mafi, it would be great if poetry.com would allow us to search by name of author and not just by poem name! Thank you so much in advance ! 
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • conversion_s
    Is it possible you guys can alphabetize the authors ? Not the poems
    LikeReplyReport 14 months ago
    • rinat
      Here: https://www.poetry.com/poets.php
      LikeReplyReport4 months ago
    • conversion_s
      thanks so much !!! I’m going crazy searching but still can’t find them ! I will Cashapp whoever finds my poem ! May be under Mafi, Maria Gomez, Maria de Fatima, or an old email ludaishot@hotmail.com embarrassingly enough 
      LikeReplyReport3 months ago
  • sadeeem
    Hello. I submitted around 7-8 poems back in the early 2010s and was really hoping I could get access to them. I still have the notification emails and tried to follow the links to find the poems, however, it didn't work. Is there a way I could find copies of them? I used the same email back then as I've used to make this current account which leads me to believe that my entire account was deleted. I hope this is not the case and that there is some archive of sort that I may access to find my work. Looking forward to a response. Thank you in advance! 
    LikeReplyReport 14 months ago
  • longlostpoetspoems
    i submitted a couple poems back in the late 1990's and cannot remember the titles. one had EYES in the title. how can i find them? they would be under Alexis Chirila. thank you
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • Eramsey1957
    My name is Edward A. Ramsey I use to submit poems in the old Poetry.com they had a archive of past poems. I would like to know if they still exist.
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • MarsCosmos
    Hello My name is Martin Zuniga or Martin Zuniga II I have some old poetry on here and idk how to retrieve it one of my titles was Love is in my Blood the old email used was ariesmage17@yahoo.com it’s been 13 or so years since I’ve used your website 
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • tuesdae_l
    Hello! I posted my daughter’s poem on her in 1992 to be published. I tried to find the poem, because I wanted to add it in her obituary. Please help!
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • Teela.rinehart
    My name was Teela Stepniak. I posted several poems on here: Battle Moment, Drips in a Glass, Empty Shell, etc. Been over a decade since I've seen them, I would really like them back.
    LikeReplyReport 24 months ago
  • skeet
    one of my poems was called God help the child. Looking for all of my poems though. Name again is Dereck Stone another one was called love is
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • brandonb.76565
    I'm searching for my poetry that I put on this website years ago my name is Brandon Boykin and I believe I have like 5 or 6 poems I put up here 1 of the poems is called safe place
    LikeReplyReport 14 months ago
  • joeben099
    Looking for 20-30 poems I posted around 1998-2002. Back when Carol Brady and Merlin Olson were supporters of your site. My name is Joseph Benshetler Thank you.
    LikeReplyReport4 months ago
  • nicoleb.88725
    I posted 2-3 poems near 2008-2010 time under the name Nicole Rehberg. I am specifically interested in the one I wrote about my mothers death. Unfortunately, I cannot recall the title, but I’m hoping my last name will help with your search. I have been trying to find it for years and am so glad you guys offer access to the old poetry.con archives. Thank you, Nicole 
    LikeReplyReport 14 months ago
  • Famiglia
    How long do you keep poetry on site? I joined years ago and wondered if my work was still here.
    LikeReplyReport 14 months ago
  • star1959
    I posted several poems on a website called poetry.com. Can not find them on your site. beginning to believe the site no longer exists.
    LikeReplyReport 25 months ago
  • joselin_d
    Greetings! My name is Joselin Diaz-Abreu and I wrote a poem by the title: This desert that belongs to God and nobody else. I can not find it. I really need to retrieve it since it represents a period of time while I was serving in the US ARMY in Kuwait. I will appreciate very much for your time and your help! Have a wonderfully blessed day! 
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago
  • Mysticshadowman
    How do I change my password?
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago
    • acronimous
      Go to your profile page, click on EDIT MY DETAILS, and then at the bottom CHANGE MY PASSWORD.
      LikeReplyReport5 months ago
    • Vallin
      Everyone has the same question and there is not even a token effort to answer it for any of them, which is crazy because it's a yes or a no, nothing more complicated than that. Since you are the only person I have seen reply to any question I was wondering if maybe you knew something that everyone doesn't? 
      LikeReplyReport3 months ago
  • denisem.80920
    Looking for my poem I Gave by Denise Monroe
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago
  • Humbird
    I submitted a poem as a non-member yesterday. I joined poetry.com today and want to add that poem to my collection. Is there a way I can claim the poem as mine, or delete it and add it anew?
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago
    • acronimous
      We've just associated the song with your account.
      LikeReplyReport5 months ago
    • Counterpoint
      all I know there's a way but doesn't mean you are there try poet finder.com or if you are published try finding the book you were In. Yes I do miss the old schematics of poetry. com
      LikeReplyReport2 months ago
  • AQueen2215
    Lost poem by Amanda Little titled bottle of lies written for an alcoholic father
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago
  • Taodoug65
    Looking for poems written by Douglas Hansen. I have links to here. But they are broken.
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago
  • jamison_m
    I want to purchase the poem called Valerie by Scott Missler 2007 you published it.
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago
  • jerome_t
    Looking for a poem title time after time written by Jerome Todd
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago
  • michele_t
    lost poem Called Passion By M.Tanner
    LikeReplyReport5 months ago

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