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:

fleeting thoughts in a library hallway

i've condensed a thousand words to get to you
crisscrossed a dozen libraries
tiptoed right down to the deepest hues,
and yes, sleep-walks against me
but here I've stood in a hundred stances,
arrested by my own commonsenses
next to the personal growth aisle...
these fluorescent tubes flicker like my heart,
tomorrow's rage against today
is you, about ten feet away...
so say, if your heart is half-opened
then the universe is mine
if your eyes are half-sentences
then I'll read between the lines

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