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:

Cognitive strategy

Think of something pleasant like ice cream when he speaks,
confection melting and dripping down the cone,
all green and sugary. His words feel like fisted razors
that cut at the floor between you
until something monstrous crawled out and up -
until then, you saw flowered linoleum.
Silverfish flash in his beard,
and shaving won’t get rid of them.
But this is only a firm memory of words,
and no match for mint chip.

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