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:

Allah! Shemhemphorash! Yahweh!

My generation's lazy on an embarrassing level,
carrying cell phones wearing no belts
and fifty pounds of espresso
runs through their veins
like the devil himself remains in our cells
and exists through our will.
Everybody's got a political statement.
They heard it on TV.
Never read any information
but have extreme beliefs.
Everybody my age is either this or that
I myself am poisoned as a democrat
because it gives me 200 dollars a month for food
and I bet thats why you voted too.
Suckin' on the titties of the government,
Lovin' it.
Shovin' fifties in your mayors and
governors wallet
Not for keepsies, ending up in a
Prostitutes pocket.
Allah! Shemhemphorash! Yahweh!

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