poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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  • poems: 46,564 (7,914 active)
  • comments: 310,618
  • ratings: 113,344
  • average rating: 7.5
  • forum posts: 247,961
  • users: 10,103 (135 active)
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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?

Development updates from Twitter:

Follow @poetrycritical for more!

Random Poem:

Ode to Love

Together too long, so happy to leave you
with a kiss, rather than a rose
laid on my chest, your problems
seeming to encircle, my problems
fucking suck, my dick
rendered useless, your emotions
kill me, I shall do it

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