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:


Waking to murmurs  
Hum of smooth white noise  
Or waves slapping rocks  
Through mirror-like glass  
I see russet wings  
Dampened by dewdrops  
Walk to the kitchen,  
my feet soft and bare  
on tiles cracked, and  
wish the sea  
so sinking  

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