poetry critical

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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!

Random Poem:

Things Are Good (They Could Be Better)

See her walking in the crowd
You'd never guess she'd felt the pain
She looks, she smiles, she laughs out loud
She'll never go back there again.
She'd lived her life the best she could
And done the most that she could do
For a while there, things were good
It looked like dreams were coming true.
But all good things can fall apart
Sometimes it takes a little longer
And so she hides her broken heart
Reminds herself that she is stronger.
And life goes on, and old wounds fade
Sunshine finds its way inside
Happy with the choice she's made
Or so she said, or so she lied.
Another day, another year
She looks around, she looks depressed
She stops to shed a single tear
Reminds herself it's for the best.
So much was lost, so much was found
Things are good, they could be better
She says her life has turned around
And me - I won't forget her.

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