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 Death of Faith

We are one flesh among many many many,
cogs in creation.
We are but images, projected pasts.
We regenerate through progeny,
   reincarnating as our predecessors.
Waivering between championing our importance
to flailing in our insignificance;
We are small specs of dust
       [ever e  x  p  a  n  d  i  n  g]
       [e v e r contracting]
in the wide plane of space we exist in.
Through evolution of faith,
this birth of higher power from
              thin air,
true Faith has died.
Dead, alive, dead, alive.
In one way we live to prove
   we live to die.
And one day we all will be
in small marble boxes
          in someone's
          back yard.

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