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velvet

the girl in the velvet dress

with eyes wide as the sky,

was running

long before her feet had hit the ground–

running,

from anything that tried to claim her, 14 more words

Poetry

Poetry to Brighten Your Day

Hi lovelies!

Something I sincerely hope you know about me by now: I enjoy poetry. Quite a bit, actually. I enjoy reading and I enjoy writing it, and I also enjoy listening to it – something I’ve learned only recently, since my discovery of poetry slams. 112 more words

Writing

8. Song Lyric

Song lyric inspiration:
“Slowly, surely, I walk away from… Self serving, undeserving, constantly hurting me love…” -Jill Scott ‘Slowly, surely

Slowly surely
I walk away from… 112 more words

Journaling

I'm Not the Only Kid Who Grew Up This Way - Review of "To This Day" by Shane Koyczan

It appears I’m coming late to the celebration that is Shane Koyczan’s poem “To This Day.” Koyczan is a spoken word poet, one I saw perform more than a decade ago at the National Poetry Slam. 383 more words

Books

5am

Mornings are foreign to me.

Rarely do I ever bask in the cool stillness

of one of these precious gems,

hear the sound of the sun rising… 36 more words

Poetry

wild & broken

by Kara Emily Krantz

You seem to have misplaced my memory.

Absently tucking me between layers of moss,
you watch as the moisture saturates me. 190 more words

I'm no poet

I’m not a poet like most or a poet at all for that matter
I have no wise words to tell you
And no romantic notions to fuel Cupid with
I’m no fan of a myth… 631 more words

Poetry