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:

Better still.

As I gather in the years
I'm left socially perplexed
the class system is alive and kicking.
In south London you hear twenty year old somethings
speak like it was 1975
their clipped resonant accents
punctuated and expecting
and meritocracy is unloaded as a

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