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:

Dark Water

Dark water is dropped
from God.
The liquid lands
on my face
Forces me downward
toward Hell --
tempts me to do
things I am forbidden.
Eyes wide shut;
Overlapping lips.
Hands wandering as if
looking for a place to belong...
It's things like these
I pray you'll never know.

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