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:

Nuclear Family

We live at the core of a giant crater-
a dust bowl blown open by World War Four.
Our only means of sustinence, Joe's Burger Bar
and Grocery Store, which by a miracle
after the Big Bang was left hanging, then slid
off the rim and down, onto the floor,
to languish intact on this plain.
He does great griddled eggs, just right in fact,
and on Sundays, luminous fish, bright green peas,
fat fries. Tuesday, he takes racing bets
on six legged horses. So here we sit,
and hell, it would sure be lonely, if not
for my other head bred out of pure uranium,
to tell me if we survive World War Five,
which is imminent, we'll crawl out and search
for my arms and legs,blown away,
shredded like leaves on blackened trees
as i crouched on my knees under the bed
while sirens sounded the start of World War Three.

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