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:

Rats and Tinnitus

under the platform the
clicking of shoes and the
first leaves of Buddlejas brown
soft bodies move searching
over the gravel in yellow-grey light between
heavier greys look
down, London, look down past
your feet before you
run back to your holes look
down, London, the streets aren’t so silent the rats
hear your footsteps the
ringing is all in your head
it appears after all

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