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:

Error Of Arrogance
wboyette

What'ere tomorrow holds in store
 1
Believe with all your soul
 2
That your are Captain of your ship,
 3
Commander of your fate.
 4
E'en though you try to be so hard
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It's not about control
 6
Whether your perceptions' flawed
 7
Is subject for debate
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Perfection in it's human form
 9
Will ever only be
 10
Personified in He who bore
 11
Our sins with silent love
 12
Assuring with this sacrifice
 13
The chance for you and me
 14
To scream impotent epithets
 15
For the "unfairness" of
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This earthly life for which He paid
 17
The ransom of His blood
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So such as we would never have to bear
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Through life alone
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The burden of imagining that meager effort could
 21
With wanton disregard undo what God has done.
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So, while you strive to gain control
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Until the end of days
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I, content, submit my will
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To He who bore my Cross.
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If you would seek redemption,
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Merely close your eyes and pray
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Have Faith in Him and you will never be
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Completely lost.
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Jesus Believes in you!.
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