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:

Teach Me

Dear God, you give me life, but in return give me death.
      You give me breath, but take the air I breath.
You demand my love and choose to let me suffer.
      You give me free will so I can condem myself.
Let Your son suffer to redeem someone You created.
      Tell me Your will.
Creator who desired to rule what, of war? What, of pestilence? What, of famine? What, of destruction?
      Teach my ignorance.
What of a mercifull God who died to save souls?
      Redemption seems abominable to hells mouth.
What of breath?
      Subdue me to defiance.
Deprive me of a cruel world that I might be redeemed of hells mouth.
      That gaps open as a wolf to its prey.

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