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:


The warmth of your smile
And your gentle touch
Make my heart beat faster
You are amazing
Yeah, you are perfect
In everyway
I don’t know what tomorrow holds for us
But I’d never want to see you go,
Never want you to let go
Cause I want you and
Only you
I love the way you laugh
I love the way you look at me
I love those pretty blue eyes
I love the fact you are mine
And I am yours
You are that star which shines so beautifully from the rest…

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