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:


Truest loves embody doubt
as boldly as evangelicals
“Hallelujah!” Rapture certainties;
as gruffly as wounded Irishmen
bathe tongues and gums in
lukewarm whiskey waterfalls.
Vulnerability is the atheist
chained to the Apocalyptic earth;
the morning-after’s hangover.

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