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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Follow @poetrycritical for more!

Random Poem:

Get Along

Get Along
Get Along;
Like a family gets along,
Like friends
Get along, like ants get along.
Get along;
Like a forest gets along,
Like fire gets along,
Get along like you’re fired.
Get along,
Get hired,
Get along
Like you’re fired.
Get along like you get along.
You're Fired.

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