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:

My beautiful enemy

Wrap the wire round the neck, pull it tight to suffocate;
His mouth is spewing steaming blood.
Hang the body with a cord, gag his mouth with shards of steel.
He doesn't know the pain he'll feel.
Interwoven deadly spikes, tightening cables lacerate.
Assorted gashes open wide,
Ruptured veins are gushing blood, scraps of skin are flying off.
Tear apart the tendons, wire chokes the victim.
Shred away his features, shred away his being
Rip the tissue from the body;  rend your flesh.
Mummified in barbed wire
Breathing stops, life expires
Mummified in barbed wire
Metal binds as you die.
Tangled in a web of pain, no escape
Blood seeps through the metal sheath, saw-like noose.
Tear apart the tendons, wire chokes the victim
Shred away his features, shred away his being
Gleaming cords encase the corpse, no escape
Lacerate, sharp spikes rip
Mutilation pierces the skin.
Steel wraps your face, blood soaks the steel
Bound in wire, soon to die, life choked out, bleed to death.

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