poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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Welcome!

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:

And what is behind me?
Salamander

In front of me there's everything.
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I see it all laid out like a smorgasboard.
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All, because outside my vision is nothing.
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All, because I see it squirming in the tension.
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Like the space between two magnets.
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Like the space between my eyes.
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Like the synapses of my brain.
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All is here. All, because it is here.
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All, because I see it.
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