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:

Inviolate frontier

I was bluely born
inside an ache and an absence,
suburbia struck civilized
into tranquilized mountain.
You were spit screaming,                
rugged upon wide open -
cross fenced with family, violence
and smiles raging. From these cobbled
beginnings, we stake
a life like our claim:
Barbed wire meeting
toast points over breakfast, violets
vased in laced fingers.

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