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:

poems from the cubicle#2

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

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