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:

where is when?

the day is word and rage
the day is Oder earth and gold
is it the philosophers in their city's
it is the map-makers in there was Stan's
it is reads and mile ones
it is panic, laughter, and  sobriety white and all enervate things
it is flesh
it is revenge
it is visibly
    the night is black and blue
the night is silent. poetry and love
it is the dancers in there grave bones
it is all trans for mining things
it is fate
it is freedom
it is masking, and silver
it is blood'
it is forgiveness
it is the invisible music of

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