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:


as i open the shoebox my mind stutters
thinking of what is to come
i pick up a photograph...
a picture of you and i...more than an image...
...deep breath...exhale....
i can remember the smell
like flowers on a spring day
i can still feel the touch of your arm around me...
your hand in mine
the look you gave me
the words i spoke
i stumbled and stammered...
but ending flawlessly with i love you
words that seem to flow with you near
so i read a letter; the envelope smells like your perfume
such loving words; if just of your day
always ending with a heart and your name
x's and o's adjacent
emotions are racing; but only one tear forms

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