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:


a cord attached
to the small of my back
heavy-ended tail that
drags on the ground
leaves me panting
something like
a struggling animal
the trappings of this moon
enveloped no resistance
sharp water rising
currents warm and hot
they move in my blood
I am melted and wan

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