poetry critical

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Poetry Critical 2.0

Hey guys, Donald here.

In a few weeks, this site will be 9 years old. 9 years! And I still know some of the earliest submissions by heart.

But, boy. That’s like 102 in web-years. So it’s time for something new. I’m building that something now with my nights-and-weekend minutes (and plenty of coffee). Buy me a cup?

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Random Poem:

Today, I'm in Between, Tomorrow...
vida

tomorrow ill reveal everything,
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not in some poetic tongue romantically,
 2
but like the
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                   sharp barks in
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old trees brushing against my hands,
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today
 6
 
 
i'm in between the better you
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and the lesser me,
 8
 
 
winds don't hold a mystery, they say
 9
you taught the moon to glow,
 10
and only certain beauties know
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tomorrow you'll see,
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beneath the light of stars,
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betwixt the shadows i stand,
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and
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angels study your steps
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on Earth,
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to find
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           their way back
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                                   to Heaven,
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at least to me... I'll catch your breath
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as you speak, when your
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too weak I'm too weak,
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like the sun I'll keep spinning
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to see you,
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I'll
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   get a glimpse
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                     of your eyes,
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cause to the stars
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                you shine,
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to the heavens you're the Heaven
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up or down the correct side mine...
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(in your arms)
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today, I'm in between, tomorrow...
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