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:

Deathly Ill

the odor grows
with your endless stare
but that does not deter me
with a handful of candles
I’ll cure your purple lips
and wax your glassy eyes
lift your body's
wind-bitten bones
draped in paper skin
and ravaged with disease
to seek shelter at the altar
then marry each other
dressed as mannequins
conjoined at the hip
teeth sifting sand
till life does us in

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