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:

One Large Suitcase

Our first night together
you told me you wanted to pack me
in your suitcase and take me home
with you
I wish we were living a movie
because you could have found a suitcase
large enough to hold me
I wish my life was like last night
in your hotel room laughing,
eating fast food, tickling, teasing,
kissing, cuddling, having sex
but you fell asleep
and I had to leave
so I kissed you without saying goodbye
and left
but I wanted to lay in your arms, naked
all night
suspend time so you wouldn't leave
expand every hour so I would have enough time
to gain the courage to tell you how happy I truly
was in the car when you wanted me to go back
to Vancouver with you

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