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:

True Leaders Kick Dogs.

Mortacheeno had knitting needles
through the soles of his feet,
but when the people asked him
he walked up that hill
and rang that bell
like it was the first day
of a new month.
His new pressed trousers held out
an inch moat
restrained from flesh
by an inch worth of someones pleasure
as the string lead legs
marked out a dance
that was lost to all
besides those
who danced it at the time.
Waved a flag,
and scaled down a facial
that reflected a book
that others used for private moments
yet used at the time
to fan the flames
of a pan handled feeling.
Yet, the signature was thrown down
to congratulate
those winning dogs
who ran leaner,
who consumed less
and possessed the swifter,
leaner leg,
that won the race
but lost the run
as they watched their owner raise a glass
to a winning voucher
as the runner
panted itself into a glass
in a dusted corner
of what seemed like somewhere
that seemed worth running from.

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