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?

Development updates from Twitter:

Follow @poetrycritical for more!

Random Poem:

The Glass
Miraslava

Wind beats
 1
Against the cold glass
 2
Of a lonesome window.
 3
 
 
With rage
 4
And great frustration
 5
Shooting everywhere.
 6
 
 
The glass
 7
Shivers in terror
 8
Upon each harsh blow.
 9
 
 
Right there,
 10
Half-inside, half-out;
 11
Imprisoned by walls.
 12
 
 
Given
 13
No other choices,
 14
But to protect me...
 15

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