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:

Nothing Like Wet Cement

I carved my name in the waiting room seat because I’ll be back.
You’ve got my hands tied to the telephone and my eyes glued to yours.
This pavement
has our
names in it.

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