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:

My Jaguar Princess
Tlotli

Today I went to where you were buried.
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It needed to be the right day for me
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to visit you like this.
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Years have passed since we went
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our separate ways mi linda.
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We were once so special to each other
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and had even spoken of marriage.
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How it hurt to stand there at your grave.
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My whole body ached sabiendo que esos
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ojos verdes se fueron.
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That long wild mane of chestnut brown
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hair and those beautiful brown birthmarks
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you had all over your body in all different shapes
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that looked like the spots on a jaguar..
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Were gone.
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That's what you will always be in my memory.
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My Jaguar Princess.
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While I was standing there a tiny bird appeared
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and I somehow felt it was your spirit .
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It was greenish yellow in color.
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El mismo color verde de tus ojos.
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Gracias por la visita mi amor..
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I missed you too.
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