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:

Kissing Fish
Riverwriter2

The world felt slumberous and numb
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The reckless leaves all tossed about
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Dark winter days with restless sleep
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I hung my head as if in doubt
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No promise would life keep
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But then the wind blew fast and cleared
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the clouds away, the sky felt near
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and instantly my mind awoke
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I saw your face, my heart it spoke
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Of all our moments I hold dear
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Of days in spring we fell in love
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The great sun and the full new moon
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Anticipation stirred your voice
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We couldn’t meet too soon
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of how we’d go to any lengths
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to just touch hands,
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or cheeks, or lips
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so connected, so intense
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like kissing fish
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like kissing fish
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And now that light has shone again
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Upon the leaves, upon my brain
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My heart grows orange, full and wide
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It stirs the deep beneath the tide
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Into my soul fresh waters rush  
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Bright burning colored dreams for us
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And flutters with loves simple wish
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like flaming tails
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Of kissing fish
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