poetry critical

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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:

Abc...D (revisited)
DeformedLion

A hillbilly, no a born again
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bigot, with newspaper eyes and
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crows feet etched on his shoulder blades...
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"Dylan?" he mutters, from ear-to-
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ear,           as though chewing on the thought
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formed in open-space as green-eyed
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grad. students flutter about the
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                     qu
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                     ad,
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hoping to get some of that undergrad. ass.
 10
 
 
"its a miracle, a fuck'm miracle" he chews,
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jumping on the spot, crow screeching, c(l)awing,
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k-k-k-umm, no...kancer of the mind
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pointing to the Heavens, iridescent, gleaming
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over a two-pound chicky-dee, yeah, well
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never look a gift horse in the ass
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might s(h)it on you, yes, you
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lay-lady lay...lay upon a smoking grass bed.
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quote me "spoke the earnest man, earnestly
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resting on the downy earth".
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Sister Agath-ommo-nagather, well
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Timmy the Tool sure tooled her.
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U-oy kids though, slippin' on the leaves,
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vacillating over the holy
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whores of Chris, well, drunk and pissing really...
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X-marks the spot.
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Y? is the groove to which he "Dylans"
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Zebras dance by, pedestrians try and walk on 'em. ?eah.
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