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:

Arson
Dom

The hallway smelled of
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Gasoline
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With its silent, brooding stairs.
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Above we hid, in blankets soft
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But heavy with bleeding air.
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The railing creaked with sculpted tone,
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A mournful weeping sound.
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Even blinded faith,
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We girls knew,
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Could never help us now.
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An arsonist within our brood,
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A traitor with winking eyes,
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A matchlit hand
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With no trace of smoke
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To reveal those fatal lies,
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This anxious wait
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With bated breath
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Conceals ancient lullabies
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With only ashes left...
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