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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Follow @poetrycritical for more!

Random Poem:

to remain forever young.

if  a man could walk between the seconds
of time what wondrous things he could find
a life so divine unconfined by the passing of time
a space to traverse the endless universe
empowered to alter the tomorrows of history
enough time to solve life's mysteries
to quench my thirst in infinite love
to remain forever young.

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