Joined: Sep 2022

Editorial »

Shellybelly387   Junior Member

A member of the vibrant community of poetry lovers.

Submitted Poems 2 total

What Lies Beneath

A masquerade of strength and solidarity

 A smile concealing the pain

 No one will know what you're going through

 If you just keep playing the game

 Don't let anyone close enough

 To see behind those eyes

 They'll see what you've been hiding...

by Shelly Thompson Mears

added by Shellybelly387
1 month ago

Another Sleepless night

The house is quiet, peaceful, and still
As I sit by a lamp to write
Trying to make sense of all that goes on
Victim of another sleepless night.

My mind is running in circles
Each thought competing with the next
Yesterday, today, tomorrow,...

by Shelly Thompson Mears

added by Shellybelly387
2 months ago

... see them all »

Favorite Poets 1 total

Collection 0 total

The collection is currently empty

Latest Comments: 4 total
thank you so much.

1 month ago

This spoke to me. It's real.

1 month ago

Good luck to everyone

2 months ago

Good luck to each of you. Keep the therapy of writing up.

2 months ago


We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited poems collection on the web!

December 2022

Poetry Contest

Enter our monthly contest for the chance to win cash prizes and gain recognition for your talent.



Are you a poetry master?

Which female American poet, who was little-known during her lifetime, but had nearly 1800 of her poems published posthumously, rarely titled her poems?
  • A. Emily Dickinson
  • B. Sara Teasdale
  • C. Amy Lowell
  • D. Sylvia Plath