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:

Pram Ride

That pleasant feeling of suspension
between ground and air,
seemed like no one there yet voices
soothed with familiar words;
my name mentioned
White plastic mattress of sorts,
heat of the sun everywhere,
forehead moist, stared at feet,
ornate handles like snakes
greeted shadows of leaves.
Duck pond, their mocking cry,
other birds sang close by:
blue straps. Powdered hands
reached up,
then my self lifted out,
cupped in dazzling bright light,
sat on a lap.
Intense band of green
seemed to run on forever,
without imperfection and not one
leaf stirred in air
so still it seemed to stop time.
Is that why I remember?

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