poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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  • poems: 47,107 (8,251 active)
  • comments: 313,853
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  • average rating: 7.5
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Welcome!

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?

Development updates from Twitter:

Follow @poetrycritical for more!

Random Poem:

A Puff of Breath
Rull

A puff of breath
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And death begins
 2
In the guise of life.
 3
Robust at first,
 4
A trickster
 5
Laughing at our dreams
 6
Enticing us to strive in earnest
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While plotting out our graves.
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