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:

When was ...

The first time I wore lipstick,
as a woman, not a girl?
The first time I bought a handbag,
or my own set of pearls?
Alas, I cannot recall –
I never made a note.
All I remember
is my first leather coat.

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