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:

Dandruff Exile
Riviere

Mingling aimlessly into the mop,
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until that godsend early evening,
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when bending down in a new quake,
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volcanic fall came to an ending...
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...in a dense and gloomy bush.
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Despised by all my new neighbors,
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wallowing deep into the brows,
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I soon began to build a plan,
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for my incoming evasion.
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Abunding legends around me,
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kept wafting through vicinities,
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the echoes built on hopeless dreams
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contemplating cornucopia.
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Next time he frowns, i'm outta here,
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westward i'll meet my uncle louse,
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and then together in a sneeze,
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we'll leap and nosedive on its slide.
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Exotic sounds, magnetic names,
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iris, retina, cristalline,
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the noble lashes in their fame,
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will all be ours in just a blink.
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