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:

kite on sky

in strange light--
curtain twists and
paper folds,
  with delicious enterprise,
  solemn vow
strange light folds
and twists like
paper kites
tossed into the sky.
to fall
into the river
and snag on a floating

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