poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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Welcome!

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:

Old Journeys
useine

Pillow, I am addicted to your journeys
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to places I should not know
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like sweeping the ashes of our loved ones.
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Watch towers still iron wrought
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rust, overseeing dances of pain
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And the gift of love stretched
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in driven wagons of destitution
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towards dreams  re-awakening.
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Leah cry out for my fears, now is the time
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to curtail my broken moments.
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