poetry critical

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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:

Time Piece
loveforpeace

Enviously Toward Stars.
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A Second, Being A Century.
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A Minute, Being A Millennium.
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A Year? More Than An Eon.
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Human Beings Resemble Stars.
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Comparatively.
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We Spend Our Formative Years Changing.
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Going Through Growing Pains.
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Acquiring Knowledge And Experience.
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All While Gathering More And More Mass.
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Until Our Core's Ignite.
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And We Start Emitting Our Own Light.
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Souls Housed Inside Bodies.
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Comprised Of An Emulsion Of Star Dust.
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Carbon Flash. From A Supernova Blast.
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Echoes Of Residual Energy.
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Another Stage,
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On The Journey Of A Star's Light.
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As It Dissipates Back Into The Universe.
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Equal In Composition, Not In Life-Span.
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We Shine As Bright As Any Solar Mass,
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In The Vault Of Outer Space.
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Only For One-One Billionth As Long.
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It Would Be Wonderful.
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To Have A Billion Years.
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To Observe The Universe Evolve.
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To Have The Time To Watch.
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The Beauty Of The Cosmos Grow And Flourish.
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-C.R.D. 2014
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