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:

A Lamb On The Bus
devilsbelboy

A drunk motherfucker boards a metro bus
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The City of Angels, has lately been pissin' on me
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There's a lamb at the back of the bus
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who's tryin' his best to break into my whiskey dreams
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O Lamb, O Sweet Lamb
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Break blood if you need to,
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or maybe just smoke a joint for me
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O Lamb, O Sweet Lamb
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Speak if you feel you need to
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Roll a Holy Joint for lil' me
 10
 
 
A girl is born in China every few seconds
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and they all just let her flow by in the stream
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There's a pain in my heart right now
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an' it's trying to keep my whiskey bottle busy
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O Lamb, O Sweet Lamb
 15
Break a bone if you need to heal
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or just turn your back right on me
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O Lamb, O Sweet Lamb
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Speak if you feel you need love
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Roll yourself into some sort of glove
 20
 
 
A sin is done to marches of angry crowds
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only sitting in holy blood, boiling, becoming steam
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There's a joint at my knee, that's
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begging to be cut off, right in a frenzy
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O Lamb, O Sweet Lamb
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Break a heart if it's our Lord's command
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Roll yourself into some sort of Holy Love
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