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!

Poetry Critical 2.0

Hey guys, Donald here.

In a few weeks, this site will be 9 years old. 9 years! And I still know some of the earliest submissions by heart.

But, boy. That’s like 102 in web-years. So it’s time for something new. I’m building that something now with my nights-and-weekend minutes (and plenty of coffee). Buy me a cup?

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Random Poem:

the way we fuck

when Bukowski said
"our eyes fucked"
I knew exactly what he meant.
with every look
into those blue seas
my god,
the orgasmic rush!
when you tease me with the lighter
after I ask to bum a light;
that quick glance upward--
I could drown
in their depths
and it'd be
or better yet,
that last look back
at a night's end--
you always manage
to squeeze in
and if I ever told you
"my favorite thing about you
is the way we can talk"
was I bullshitting you.
my favorite thing
about you is
the way we fuck
and blue
so blue,
so blue!
I come in a

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