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:

I Doubt It

I snuggle my nose with your aroma.
the scent of your comfort in and out of every thread of clothing.  
You're beautiful to me, tonight.
Am I beautiful to you?
Tears are behind my eyes waiting to diffuse.  
I'm so lost in this daze,  
I've forgotten that I'm your mistake.
I know they're so special in every way I can never be.  
You're the best I'll ever have.  
If only someday I could be yours.  
When the stars float,  
I'll burry myself in worries.
Pondering on each existant doubt of your love.
I want to jump inside you for a day
Just to know how sincere your lies can be.
It's a marvelous thought to think I'm your everything.
That, perhaps, somewhere behind those soulful eyes
You gaze at me longingly
Forgetting the world around you.

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