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:

poems from the cubicle#2
jjjjhyde

a lesson for recent college grads
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i surfed the internet
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days at a time
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waiting to be fired.
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where was hr
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with the pink slip
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and exit interview?
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where was my supervisor
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calling me
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to a conference room
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for a verbal
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undressing?
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i'd go a full week
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with no actual work
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performed.
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listen:
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it came to pass
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that i was intoxicated
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beyond repair
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at my local bar,
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my boss
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came in
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with three
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friends.
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what gives?
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i asked and
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explained
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the aforementioned.
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come here,
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he says
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and sits
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me down.
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you get along
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with everyone
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even when you come in
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hungover.
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you don't get emotional
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you don't make waves,
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i know about the internet,
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i get a report every month.
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i'd rather
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get a guy like you
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doin half assed work
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and not making waves
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than some a-type
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crying over spilt milk
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and
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gunning for my jock.
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