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:


Hands are freezing
Finger tips frozen
Legs crossed
Thinking about why my stomach hurts
Is it your fault?
Is it my pride's fault?
Is it the fact that I must wait for him again?
Then he confuses me
Tells me I am grand
Wonderful and a real fire-cracker
Then says he doesn't deserve me
I don't get it
Does it mean he likes me?
Or, does it mean he doesn't think he should?
Does he think I'm a bad idea
I will never know what he is thinking
I can only assume
Lost once more
Behind your eyes of contempt
Do you hate me?
Or is that really me there
Standing among the crowd
The crowd of angry villagers
I can feel the fire burning
I can smell my life passing before my eyes
And I stare
I stare at the broken image of you

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