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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Random Poem:

Finally Blooming

This sweety’s like a CD
Whose music is sunny
Bright shine
Finely designed
Cute as a bunny
Stupid and crummy
When compared to this dope honey
Funny joke how she chose a no money, broke dummy
Yummy from the
Tummy to delicate vertebrae
What elegant words of clay should I sculpt for her today?
Make sure the verse is airy
Wouldn’t want to serve dismay
Though she’s perfect from her nurtured curves
To her nervous sway
The urgent way she jerks and turns her head in slight annoyance
And the type of poise she maintains while her eyes flick in avoidance
Of the stare that I bear brings the dance of a flame
To the back of my brain while the trance leaves me tame
Perhaps her soles have coals choreograph
But when I ask her of this she does nothing more than laugh
A quarter past our last kiss
By an hour I’ll be sour
In the absence of the sweetness of my fruit bearing flower

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