poetry critical

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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:

We'll Hide Ourselves Away
ShelbyS

Softly, she speaks,
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under cover,
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so lovely and so blue.
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Wide, wild eyes, and stirring sighs,
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speak volumes more than words can show.
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She melts at the edge of my fingertips;
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held aloft in my arms,
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ready to burst like kerosene
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desperate for the softest spark,
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insatiable for the fury of incandescence.
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When we lock eyes
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I feel the universe awake.
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I hear a song from beyond time
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gentle, fluid, and sublime,
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pulling me back to the
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source of all being.
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The songbirds become louder,
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and how the sun shines!
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When we are in sync
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all of existence lay calm and serene.
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So stay here my love,
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find solace and peace;
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we will hold each other close
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until our sparks begin to cease.
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