poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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Welcome!

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:

Ode to a Sorostitute
TaylorC

And I bet you didn’t know
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everyone in class today was staring
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at the way your pants slid down
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just enough to show your red, skimpy
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thong.
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You were probably too busy planning
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your drunken date rape for the evening,
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with your sandals and your t-shirt matching,
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screaming Zeta Phi Beta at everyone
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who didn’t really want to know.
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And I bet you really do think you’re helping,
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a service to the community, while you pay
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five hundred dollars per semester for friends
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and parties, like the one where that cute Kappa Sig fucked you
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from behind, but it was okay because he held your hair
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for you while you vomited ten minutes later.
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