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:

Puzzle Heart

you crawl beneath my skin
as I sleep
sever each vessel
jigsaw my heart
carving initials
into each pale limb
your violent tyrade
smashing glass
twelve dead roses
raking the floor
blood pooling
under my door

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