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:

We Will Live Our Stories Sometime
Romanspring

We Will Live Our Stories Sometime
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Under a roof with a hanging lamp two men told stories of a life with walls.
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In the forest there were mysteries,
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So they spent time together because they knew there were no questions between them
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Playing cards were the chess pieces for dreams
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Their hope was their will.
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Former eggs, now old moths flock to the light and play,
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Blind but knowing youth is around them,
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For that’s their realized dream
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The two men quiet down to stare at the moths,
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Their grins turn into laughter and the moths die living.
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