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:

The Water Looks Cold

To show your feelings would seem weak
to the average man today,
to shed a tear might spring a leak
and your heart could float away.
To fall in love is a risky venture
so easy to lose your cool,
but not to love and miss adventure
will surely leave you the fool.

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