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:

Kissing a Liaison

Sliding my tongue across my teeth,
smooth with enamel,
I French kiss the liaison between Death
and me.
Gums will rot
and flesh will decompose.
But these teeth,
cuspids, bicuspids, and molars,
connect me to what will inevitably become
my skeleton.

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