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:

Haikus Inspired by a Dream
monarch

Ticking, clicking, both
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At one rhythm, swish, and stop.
 2
Clockhands and white chalk.
 3
 
 
School bells ring again,
 4
Old friends and jasmine essence.
 5
Must the dream conclude?
 6
 
 
My old uniform
 7
Lies stained in playground colors;
 8
Blots of memory.
 9
 
 
Twisted through the sky
 10
Two Gulmohar trees entwined
 11
In schoolyard memoirs
 12
 
 
And she comes again,
 13
Years after, before we met,
 14
Why am I in love again?
 15
 
 
In love with her jasmine scent,
 16
In love with her smiles,
 17
In love with her eyes I haven’t seen.
 18
 
 
And we fall again,
 19
My delusion and myself
 20
Into each other.
 21
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Breathe, breathe in the air,
 23
Don’t be afraid to care,
 24
The dream is over.
 25
 
 
Another morning…
 26
And another nine to five…
 27
But what’s that fragrance?
 28
That’s jasmine in the air.
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