poetry critical

online poetry workshop

Current Stats
  • poems: 46,979 (8,632 active)
  • comments: 312,718
  • ratings: 114,309
  • average rating: 7.5
  • forum posts: 248,915
  • users: 10,219 (116 active)
  • current users: 1


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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Follow @poetrycritical for more!

Random Poem:

i dont think this was worth using my 2nd post of the week.

pale yellow moonlight
dark blue slippers
you cannot juxt these to pose eachother
though with enough care, and with enough caution
you might find, you need not bother.

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