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:

Genetic Predisposition Towards Conservatism

it's a sign of the times
to freak out
over things that aren't
worth freaking out about
let's freak out about it
ice is melting
freak out
     ice melts
the government
the world isn't perfect
commence the out of freaking
the world isnt fair
never was
never will
was never promised to be
or meant to be
(freak out)
i disagree with you
you disagree with me
maybe we could change
all of this
if the Freakers of Outage
would deny their existence
and accept
their lack of relevance
Who is at Fault?
     not the Ice
     not the World
     not the Government
     not even Jesus

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