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:

The Violin Soundtrack to Violation

Crunching sawdust numbs the apathy
Thumbtacks on tongues bleed gradually
Trust is given in shards
And taken away with blades
Such nights where I am your tongue
Your beast
Your little slut
Those nights where I shut out what is human
To survive what is not
Such mornings where I swallow two more nails
With a shot of your indifference
Love is given in tastes
And taken away by bulimics
I binge on adrenaline
And wake up to a deafening emptiness
Hungover from the dreaded masochism
Awaiting another broken record
To tell me how human it is to fuck up
After the inhumane pranced in
Had a fuck fest,
And gave me the finger

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