poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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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:

Finally hit me

Our song came on today
And i think it finally hit me
just how much i miss you
I guess it finally hit me
Him and I
we danced to our song today
and i knew he saw the pain in my eyes
I hope he doesnt think I'll do the same to him
It scared me when he was about to say
the three words  that i wish you'd said
Its just not the same with him
and i miss you
even though you threw my heart
into a pit of needles
you sent me searching, for the hay in the needle stack
and i left,left you alone,at least i'd thought
The cold breeze swept across my face
as i remembered
with him twirling me around
he smiles at me but i can't help but look down
he's everything I've ever wanted
except he's not you
I wish we never met
and never had those happy days we spent
swirling and twirling , spinning rapidly
now my head pounds with memories of you
the last note sounded like it was going on forever
as i remembered the kiss that blew me away
even though the song was over
i still wished that you'd said
those three words i longed for you to say
Looks like it finally hit me

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