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:

Fucking man

Fucking man
I am losing my mind, well losing it more than usual
You aren’t even handsome, in a conventional way
Yet every day I am near you, I grow to want you more.
I have spelt my feelings out, keeping defences in tact
Just enough to preserve myself and you just tease me
Not realising you are doing it, at least I hope you don’t.
I see my world in your eyes and I want to claim it
To seize it like a greedy creature, selfishly hungry
And forbid beautiful women from tempting you away
I am devastated when days, weeks pass, I miss you
I want the words that I write to you to open a doorway
But you let them slip through your fingers, like stale water.
I want to lie with you, and hold you, explore you
For you to make my life bearable, pleasurable, happy
And the relentless loneliness to pass over me like a storm
But you see through me, and I barely cast a shadow
It hurts and makes everything grey and solemn
You remain unaware but haunt my dreams, cloud my thoughts
Give me my mind back!
Fucking man!

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