poetry critical

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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:

t.v. land

i want to fuck myself in the Face
and say goodnight,
to you in my head and outside of it
like a  barmeister
who wipes things off with a rag.
and tongues out lies, and spills out
words and herds the others in again,
spouts out period, shouts out
I LOVE YOU like some fuckwit
on a t.v. show and smokes a cone
later on, and
idontknow- maybe goes to the toilet
and chucks a piss or something,
he splits peas with a butter knife.
i look at him in the mirrror of
a softer thing, and outside of me
the chairs legs will wilt like
flowers and the police will
come to arrest me for burning down
my sock draw...because i think
you need shoes on when you
want to want to take them back off again. smiley face. wink wink/i want to take them off with you
and laugh at the dimples i discover on
your discoverables and then
pop questions at you like
pinball pill wits.
don't know nothing but t.v. dough,
knead it out and stretch it over my face
like dexter in the credits,
and then i blink and it gets caught inside
my eyes and then all i see is the aroma
of a good plot and the firm sell of dialogue
as it whispers in my tragedy of an ear:
i only have one. the other is out there
listening for you.

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