poetry critical

online poetry workshop

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  • comments: 191,259
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Welcome to Poetry Critical, an online poetry workshop. To post your own poetry, rate that of others, or start a new thread on the message board, 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 do that without logging in by typing your comment in the box under each poem or post.

Update, September 8: For the time being, the site is going to be redirecting to http://poetrycritical.net; in the near-ish future, it will probably return to poetry.tetto.org or be accessible through both. If you find any remaining bugs, please let me know about them in this forum thread.


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


Random Poem:

Curious George

Your father
smirks as I lie on top
on the bottom
in between

(comment on this poem)

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