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Category for Sad Poems?
Posted: 28th June 2015 5:30am
Joined 15th June 2015 Forum Posts: 10
Was just wondering if anyone else would benefit from a poetry forum for sad poems?... Things shadowy, but not truly dark. Death or loneliness.
Posted: 28th June 2015 6:08am
Joined 1st July 2014 Forum Posts: 299
There should be one for sad poems I really don't like posting my sad poems under dark poems when they are just about being depressed or lonely
Posted: 28th June 2015 10:30am
Joined 30th June 2014 Forum Posts: 181
Absolutely. And, then, mayhap, love poems could have an unbroken heart. I have no idea why, but that broken heart irks me a great deal. :-p
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Posted: 28th June 2015 9:06pm
Joined 21st Aug 2013 Forum Posts: 393
I agree with Savaja. There needs to be a category that celebrates love and not just the loss thereof.
Posted: 28th June 2015 11:44pm
Tyrant of Words
Joined 13th June 2013 Forum Posts: 206
I think the fruit and veg should be kept in the frozen fish section - and we should file wines and spirits under hygiene products...
Posted: 28th June 2015 11:52pm
Tyrant of Words
Joined 1st Apr 2011 Forum Posts: 12571
heh heh, what's veg ? if its not a new kind of chips then you can have them
I agree 'bout the love poems. I wonder if it would be possible to choose from a full heart or a broken heart before clicking on publish. I know its semantics but fuck it, don't ask don't get innit
Posted: 29th June 2015 00:08am
dartford said:I think the fruit and veg should be kept in the frozen fish section - and we should file wines and spirits under hygiene products...
dartford...you've given me a good laugh to start my day....thank you
agree with Savaja and others re love poems, i.e. no more broken heart icon it would be good to have a heading just for sad poems which are not necessarily dark...
Posted: 29th June 2015 00:22am
Guardian of Shadows
Joined 10th Oct 2009 Forum Posts: 6318
Seeing as we have upbeat, might as well have sad or downbeat. That then frees up the Love category to be more along the lines of upbeat love, rather than the 'trials and pains of love' which is rather lopsided in its perception. Might need to work on the word though, 'sad' seems a bit too derpy, 'unhappiness' or 'despair' has more of the DU edge to it.
Posted: 29th June 2015 1:41am
Joined 23rd Feb 2013 Forum Posts: 57
I agree with the suggestions made by all bugs me I put all mine in the question mark category lol
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Posted: 29th June 2015 5:55am
Joined 20th May 2012 Forum Posts: 1562
Im sad that youre sad that im sad
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Posted: 10th July 2015 5:10am
Joined 28th June 2015 Forum Posts: 10
From what I have seen here I totally agree! A lot of my poems go into Self Poems, as I don't want to put them into the Darh category.
Posted: 10th July 2015 6:32am
Tyrant of Words
Joined 14th Aug 2011 Forum Posts: 1480
Yup, both categories make sense. Maybe they thought that nobody on deep underground poetry would want to post a happy love poem. It makes me sad to have to label my happy love poems with a broken heart, even if all my loves have ended up with a broken heart. Seems like a bad omen...
Savaja said:Absolutely. And, then, mayhap, love poems could have an unbroken heart. I have no idea why, but that broken heart irks me a great deal. :-p
Posted: 24th July 2015 5:38pm
Joined 22nd July 2015 Forum Posts: 15
yes a sad section would be great . .
Posted: 24th July 2015 6:44pm
Joined 22nd July 2015 Forum Posts: 7
How about the subject of the death of a loved one whom you treated wrong?
Posted: 3rd August 2015 12:14pm
Mistress of the Underground
Many categories have been suggested over the years, and like this one, often they are good ideas. However, I'm not planning any changes to the categories at the moment as there's a much bigger project in the pipeline related to keyword tagging poems.
Also, there's a problem in that most people post poems in order for them to be read. People may post to a "sad" category, but would people seek that category out to read from?