poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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Welcome!

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:

Flashbacks at the beach
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I was walking through the sands
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and a rusty, sagging bbq scent
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approached me
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which reminded me
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of our casual nights in the park.
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It then reminded me
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of how your light laughter
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with every "awkward" moment
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seemed to glow
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or how you were calmly stoic
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when it snowed.
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It reminded me of the mounting waves
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to my left.
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It is nice graceful waves
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thats good to see once in a while
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if you know what I mean.
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