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:

Eyes Like Mine

My cake is sharpened
My pencil baked
My fists upon your ugly face
I clean my room
The dust bunnies come
They grab ahold
When I try to run
I was scared
They were having fun
I cough and choke
I cry and scream
I wake up, it's just a dream
My pencil is nowhere to be found
What's this cake doing on the ground?
I get mad and start to clean my room
When I turn around
There they are
Bunnies of doom
My mind is fucked
I hear voices, Listen...
If you've got eyes like mine
They see it twisted...

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