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:

Confessing in Tongues

A grey spiraling mist creeps towards me
Seeping into my skin to infest my mind
While your golden eyes shine brightly with
Thoughts of faith in one another, love
The fog clouds my emotions as I disbielivingly
Hear myself utter words meant to reassure
But tumble out of my lips as
Poorly masked cruelities
I hear your deep voice, weighed down by emotion
"Do you trust me?"
The mist evaporates and I recall
Your fingertips on the small of my back
Your lips on my ear, whispering the sweet nothings
That became something.
I listen to melodies with words I cannot understand,
Latin, Spanish, they all blend to create
What I feel for you; the only way to describe it
In the rhymes of langauges of lovers
My feeble minded English could never accurately
Chornicle the rolling waves of change
You brought upon my heart, rekindling the life inside that had been dead for so long
My mind's eye shows me falling to my knees
Praying for guidance, confessing in tongues
Knowing I blindly doubted the one thing in my life
That will never change
I speak with words I understand but have never known, my confession
Confieso yo le dudé
Confieso fui sorprendido por lo que encontré en tú
Confieso rendiré a su amor para toda mi vida
Confieso yo no le dudaré otra vez
Confieso usted es el aire que respiro

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