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:


One hundred eyes re-wet themselves
and hardened lids soften
from within.
But I will not be seen today.
With each pupil reborn
I grow smaller in size
until I shrink
out of sight.
From the other end
of the horizon,
I hear her say,
“I feel like Argus
with eyes turned inward.”

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