poetry critical

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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:

Sagatical
looniverse

Maximums were minimal
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he said as he leveled his bet
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on several outcomes of the
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roulette pirouette laughing
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at each like dizzily drunk
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children pausing from the
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spin, self-imposed, not of
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ceiling but attitude that
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shatters or sits equidistant
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with the roof for the rest of
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their dwelling life quite
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irrelevant as whimsy to wish
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(grim ends to penny pinchers)
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for anything different than
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this mono tone monotonous
 15
hodge podge of hop scotch
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and dodge balls for a dozen
 17
years clean behind your ears
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or eat pudding with a film
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chosen for the cultural
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impact or lack (thereof) it has
 21
as gandhi on a reagan baby
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or pulp fiction to clinton
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begin the bogey beguine
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to your sick tube feeding
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old man(‘s) old man(‘s) old man
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breath of a fan any mings
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fantastic fanatical attack
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it like a rabid pit bullshit
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you have been fed kibble
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and cuckoo the phenelzine
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and electric co. riven
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through autonomous bone or
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fritzy fresh automaton re
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sponding when its turned on
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