poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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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?

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Follow @poetrycritical for more!

Random Poem:

SO FOOLISH
mandm4e

I feel so foolish
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and I feel so ashamed
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but there's no reason for all of it
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I shouldn't be blamed.
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I could only see the good
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and I denied there was any bad,
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but it just made things worse
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and I'm missing what we had
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I guess I'll just walk away
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and forget all the happiness you took
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get over all my anger and pain
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and completely shift my outlook
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