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:

Homosexual Pervert Son of God

You righteous one, praising yourself in your
mega-church that seats ten-thousand misled,
dapper souls, hands pressed together to pray
and sing with the choir decked in white robes
that cover their scarlet hearts as they suck
innocence from decent whores to conceal
their parishioners shame for all their fucking.
Pass the money basket, “We'll feed the poor!”
The poor remain poor. When was the last time
you kissed a panhandler?
I am the homosexual pervert Son of God,
I have kissed a homeless man,
let him taste my tongue, and
made love to his filthy, rancid,
spoiled stinking-to-high-heaven
breast, navel, groin, and ass.
For “the least of these,” I have whored myself.

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