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:

Rector's Farewell 2014
Nostalgia

A quiet reflection on a majestic quest
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which I have not yet embarked on.
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The responsibility of all
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yet accountability of one
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Our material progress is roofless
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while our greatest challenge is our humanity.
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We produce technological miracles
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while simple kindness is dying.
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Stepping our of a tribute room
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for a tangible, humane legend
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I'm reminded of my devolution by current standards
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I made no modern miracle,
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but this Spring my kindness is blooming...
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