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:

gen why

such wonderful plastic.
y'know, those pearl earrings
from claire's
dangling bait-like from lobes
in the blue glow of lotto signs--
i mean, right?
              that's what's up
drake told me so,
  he likes your
  chucks colored
  with his lyrics
and, those shutter shades
from hot topic
slitted like a chicken shack,
bisecting what you see--
you fly girl
            facebook me
we like words petrochemical:
  idk who thoreau is
  i'll youtube it, lol
--i carved our names
in a redwood and
half-dry sidewalk
at the club, superchic silver
here come jagerbombs
for your twenty-first--
  tweet this!
--i skinnydipped
the river, dried myself
in the sun

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