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:

Fall Out of Thy Song

Countless tugs hold my feet to the floor
While your notes above and around me soar.
I leap, I reach, and still I long,
For the maybe meaning of your song.
Is the sun any closer, way up there?
Or, like you, does it refuse to share?
Is it the distance that makes you so dear?
And is that the reason you don’t come near?
Like the coolness brought by an unseen breeze,
The pollen dust on the ardent bees,
The rain that drops from the heavy clouds,
Come, fall out of thy song, for now.

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