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:

Flirting with Static Drapery

On the red madder, rubeus turns,
a display that ribs an awkward
fire attempting
to spread his body on volcanic
ripe with ventriloquy
and ventriloquial lapillus;
sovereignty of equal
slowly a cadence
fails his form
that lifts pastel
to intensity, chalk
off flamingos, slowly
squelched and becoming
the kill between eagles
scavenging, and a grace housed
in solar goth.
A visitation incest.
A loss reifies from
volant excresences,
or it may abrade
precocious levin
it, he of
triskelion: his pas
suel finds
taction an anaglyph
bedmade sleeve of
his remex—
solid as medieval seizures;
one's ossein smears
voix ce´leste;
it loses land,
dodging shard reflection
excoriate ride
into youth,
the other truncates
in rent memory.
An onager of reins
with a gaze
at far and osiris
nether it is
he lacking a spire
staying, viewed.

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