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:

Bleached Soiree

The fireside crackled at Lobster Inn
then retreated as the tide waned.
Grains of truth reappeared
as craggy indifference
silhouetted blind hope,
peerless as bleached Midnights
we wrestled restless words
as if Harlequins were invited.

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