poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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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:

The Big Bang

There is a dream outside the temple
There is a star of light inside the temple
There is boy flying with butterflies around the temple
Temple that is the body or the body that is a temple
Who knows how it was in the beginning
Was is a word
Or was it a light?
And how we know that the beginning already happened?
Where is written The Big Bang
is not a stranger knocking  soon on your door
I see
Life is running in cycles as it likes circles
The truth is The Big Bang has already been here and there
Quite almost everywhere
The only place where it needs to go
To spark the explosion of Creation
Is the gate with many bars hiding somebody and something
Inside our hearts of hearts
And when the bomb of truth explodes
The bars are broken
And The God Opens the Heart of you and me and all of us
Not from the cloud up there
as they were telling you before  
but from the Heart inside you
Where the God smiles at you and tells you
Yes I am who you are.
We are one and we’ll always be.
And don’t ask me if I am human
because I am not
because you are not
We all are God inside the God and outside the God
As you are made of stars with planets spinning inside you
and the sky is made of atoms
with electrons spinning around nucleuses
It’s time to wake up and say
Good morning to Heaven on Earth

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