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:

Unforgivable Springtime Frost

Haybails in the weak march frost.
Subtle and unharmed.
The last flakes of snow gently float to the fields once more, through the swift breeze of the used brisk air.
The cattle are spreading thorughtout the white grass once more, not huddled up on the barns frigid floor.
As the snow slowly melts, the innocent green grass peaks out at the coming spring.
The flowers will soon bloom into the beautiful, unforgivable eye-candy of the springtime flu.
The haybails are now fully exposed and the springtime air has suffocated the winter chill for one more year.

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