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!

Random Poem:

Letting Go
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Come back, come back
 1
o’ doting breeze.
 2
You didn’t gust away my frowns.
 3
 
 
I tried, I tried,
 4
dear human being,
 5
to waft away your woes.
 6
I tickled your face,
 7
caressed your arms,
 8
and serenaded your soul,
 9
urging you to be free.
 10
 
 
You huddled against my wind
 11
and clung to your misery,
 12
nailing it to your heart--
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refusing to let go.
 14

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