poetry critical

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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:

Buttersauce, with hen
jArE_hAwK

This is the layman's protocol
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pour Orsque Beurre Noisette:
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most satisfying and smoothly
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virgin, hinting
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a lovely demeanour of sodium,
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esprit de sel,
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and the softest bouquet of douche soleil--
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pleasant yellow, at once
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unassuming and ravenous
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under tongue;
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the measured administration of heat
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of importance primordiale,
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and its attendant
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gradual intensification
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will educe the melting reduction;
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at this delicate juncture--
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apres lavage des mains--
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the rub may be gently applied
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with fingertips to the supple skin,
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paying special attention to the texture
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of the de-feathered breasts,
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until the sense is achieved
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that the bird is sufficiently prepared;  
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then the lavish introduction
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thereonto, at the intersection
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of spatula and glanded labia,
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of freshly secreted salivas,
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with repetitive clitoral
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whisking accompaniment,
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to lure the subject out of her
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nom de plume,
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coax forth her natural flavours,
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and finally
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evince her shuddering creme.
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Bon Appetit!
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