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:

passive agressive obsessive

if I hurt you when I speak
remember that
you were taught to
turn the other cheek
this way is humble
this way is weak
this is how you should be
under the grace of what could be
out there, up there, above you and inside you
I realize you
grew up with out grace
with haste and hatred
for what you don’t know
you scream names
play blaming games
like to our government
need a reason to vent
what angered you?
from your single point of view,
you know, nothing is new
you point your finger
point your guns
like oil was better than black coffee and white bread
say your prayers   but
only for this countrys dead
to hell with the rest of them right?
day-praying to god, fasting until night.
they say christian is christ-like
do you think christ could do something like

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