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:


so sweet the acid burned through tongue and cheek
through jaw and skin
to the tops on my black Airwalks and through my socks
eating away my body fortress
coarse through veins and out my splintered fingertips
a heavy end to a broken pool cue

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