poetry critical

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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:

sweet sleet

i sing songs in my head to avoid from getting caught
by the beggar is my skull who i swear that I'm not
and ill talk to myself til my throats hellish hot
and my ears become shot from these broken words that rot
and if i fly
then I'm a dry leaf in the wind
as i try to justify
i find i can't even begin
to lift the burden of my lies
flick the flies from my skin
i can only become numb
never pacified within
the only relief i can achieve
is when the ice melts on my hot flesh
but as the cool beads turn into vapor
i realize theres nothing left
i try to balance on the world
as it spins under my feet
but i always end up falling
and i tumble down the street
even on the flattest plane i cannot remain at ease
just a slave to the wind like a dry leave in the breeze
in the desert
my mouth is dry
and the drought seems to be forever more
but then snow
falls from the sky
as new sweet sleet heavily pours

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