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!

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:

The African American experience
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The African American experience
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Is something you haven't experienced
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If you haven't experienced
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the vast variance of ignorance
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Simplicity beckons pity
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You get no pity because were in a city
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That thinks ethnicity reduces credibility
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All your imbecility does is induce negativity
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and abuse humanity
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I will refute your view of my futility
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By teaching the youth the truth of human misery
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Teach  the youth not to be phased
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Look straight and never lower there gaze
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Look you dead in the face
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And remind you of the days
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they would be dead
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if they looked you straight in the face
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Arab Americans I understand what your going through
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Just understand that what your going through
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is what were going through
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What we've always went through
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and what we're always going to go through
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So welcome to the circle of Hate and Rage
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Where hate is given to a race
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and that hate is transmitted into rage
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and repaid in ways
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that make a race the Motive
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For a slogan like crime doesn't pay
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I'm prejudged, hated, resented , underestimated every single day
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My life isn't easy
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But you know what
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I wouldn't have it any other way
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