poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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Welcome!

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:

broken keyboard hymn
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ttttttttttttttttttttttthe night stutters
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a breathy sigh.
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but breaths in swirling wind
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sounds more like why? why?? why???
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the backspace button is glistening.
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last night's fast food dinner,
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or watching the latest bangbus episode.
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i licked my fingertips,
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and bit it just hard enough
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to see it bleed on and on and on
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to the logic board,
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beneath the keys.
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hey, we're all somewhere
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between rationality and emotion,
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all break down,
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or just broken.
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i tried to press ctrl z.
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it doesn't work anymore.
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