poetry critical

online poetry workshop

Current Stats
  • poems: 23,309 (9,809 active)
  • comments: 172,975
  • ratings: 68,383
  • average rating: 7
  • forum posts: 102,773 (5,334 threads)
  • users: 5,367 (518 active)
  • current users: 2


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.

Random Poem:


Do you remember that day
when stars tumbled
onto a glittering stone strewn path
beneath our feet
and we charted the route to Orion
through your first tentative steps
that took us laughing,
all the way home.

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