poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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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:

Hearing they make things here...

The world appealing; I think I’m supposed to
An immanent aesthete for natural discourses
in static undulation…
Suppose interrupts my ontology—turbid
Swiftly defecting from parodically corinthian structures
—I loved a man once thus to this unrequited—
grabbing at check-out counter
candy bars. Returning to eye’s epistemological catalogue
rigor, now cognizant on a macro micro level
that too to reject fabricated empiricism, struggle.
appears irrational, concur! for this sake.  
Misspoken intention, symptomatic of a wasted desire to surge
—refusing to blow smoke up my ass—
have you noticed, landscape paintings provoke nostalgia?
Synaptic misremembering more apt than ocular presencing
Sniff…molecular panoplies; sense perceptive time machines
unchangeably past tense with a
“I love this place” [indication] “a love of you”
Sniff…passing tense with

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