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:

Where Do Seagulls Go

Dont scream no one can hear you .
All the cuts and burns wont make a difference just confirm the hate that you hold onto.
Don't cry no one can hear you only me.
Anger and hatred  keeps you where you are they are no friends of yours.
Hold my hand and we can walk to the beach , we can breath ,  smile ,  watch the late summer sun go down
See the waders feed,  the curlews probe the waters edge as the light fades
The seagulls fly out to sea in their little groups where do they  go to when they need to sleep .

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