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, Odin here.

Welcome back. Thank you for all your kind words when I started on this venture. Like all of you, I was very sad to hear about Donald's passing, even though I was a few years late.

True to word, I promise that PC will always stay free to use as I can not put a price tag on the fellowship and relationships it has built, and hopefully will build in the coming years.

Hosting the website though, as well as the domain registration, is an ongoing expense. I therefor linked up my Hosting and Registration account with a paypal account. As long as there are funds available, the website keeps running.

As for the design and developement, I will keep grinding at no charge, as I love doing it.

Please don't feel obligated to donate. It needs to come from the heart.

Thanks for sticking around

Kind regards


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Random Poem:

Cigarette candy.

You blister my brain and sear my soul.
You boost me up to devour me whole.
Can you see through my thick ashen mask?
Oh, what a delightfully burdensome task.
To take the bait with selfish desire.
Oh so blindly I stoke the fire.
I sometimes catch you in my head, and it is these thoughts I seem to dread.
I find it pathetic, that I still dwell, but what can I say you seemed, so, swell.
I never knew what to think, so in the silence I started to sink.
At a loss for words, and a will to live.
It was a clue, I could not give.
I sometimes wonder what could have been.
I'll be sure to never choke again.

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