poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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Welcome to Poetry Critical, an online poetry workshop. To post your own poetry you'll need to create a user id by typing a name and password in the box above and hitting 'New User'. If you just want to critique or jump into the discussion, however, you can go ahead and get started!

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 head of the wolf

I'm beginning to feel uncomfortable in my skin
As if eyes have found comfort in the misted moon
Watching as I live out a celluloid disaster
I've found warmth in the hands of breathing cadavers
As they whisper stifled words of fear
Their hearts worn like a beggars clothes
And their skin worn like a mask
Is this the life that we lead?
Watching persecutors cover themselves with wool
To hide the face of a wolf
Fuck this
You can let those butchers process thoughts
But I smell the wreckage
They have left strewn
And I will light the flame
That burns down the towers
Letting those perch eyes view
The lifting of my veil
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