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:

War of Internal Craving

Luging down the rainbow en route to nightly strolls through the skittle plantations. Cotton candy tumble weeds meander along the pixie dusted roads of peanut brittle. Sailing in spearmint winds that eventually calm…..
being showered by sprinkles as sugar pours from the heavens. To my surprise the licorice rope fishing expedition yields the catch of the day! In true addictive nature I belly flop into the great pudding river…….Frosting scalp peeled back to reveal the daydream…….Pistachio encrusted marshmallows catapulted from hilltops of swaying wheat onto the advancing pastry infantry. Flaming cheese grenades the choice weapon of the front lines while back dropped Snipers release bullets of deadly sharpened walnuts dispersing the scouts…….. the skies laugh at the confections combat. All for a diamond of the purest most luxurious treat of humankind…….An Ambiguous look……? Tunneling into the rubble of indulgence war. Mass graves sites being hidden under Gummi Greenhouses growing artificial sweetening medications fueling farther feudalistic society of its sweet buzz, without a price. The signature signed in rich melted pepper fudge underlying the price of defeat.

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