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Poem / Poetry

September 11, 2018

Winter is an eerie season, one filled with mystery, cold air and despair, this poem is exploiting metaphorically these emotions bred by winter the events that are experienced, and and the ambiance of a season so brutal, yet majestic. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 06, 2018

Reads: 62

Shelves: 1

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This is a poem of mine, written a few months ago, which won second prize in the Whizolosophy June-July poetry competition. Inspired by the forests of Oregon, and some sophistry, this is one of my proudest pieces. Read More
Wipe the Dust is an experimental piece of Western Steampunk Fantasy. It started on Twitter with this paragraph “It’s so strange...” she mused. “To finally arrive, to have the answer, only to learn that everyone knows it, yet doesn’t want to hear it.” He shook his head,… Read More
This is my first poetry collection, titled 'Roots'. There is a total of ten poems included that are all, in some way, dedicated to my roots. I really hope you'll like them. Read More
This is an educational poem that gives examples of personification, metaphors, similes, hyperbole - and much more and explains them in a way that kids - and adults will love. Read More
There are poets out there who create fictional teen voices, but here is a collection of poetry written by myself. This is the voice of a real teen. Most of these poems are about how I feel living in a foreign country, Switzerland, and how things are in my… Read More
A metaphorical poem on the competitive nature of people and the stress that comes along it. I'm just an amateur writer, so be free to tell me how I can improve my writing! Read More

Reads: 103

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The Adventurous Kitten. Read More
For every writer, there is a struggle. Either from writer's block, or from the struggle to be great. I hope this entertains you, I wish to help through your block, if only I could help you with the first step... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 11, 2017

Reads: 205

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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An unnerving take on society's mindless herd mentality. Read More
just read it, it's not even that long. Read More

Tags: metaphor

Poem / Poetry

June 04, 2017

Reads: 222

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

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A sonnet focused on a gorgeous evening sky, commenting on its beauty and criticizes the deceit that, despite its current elegance, the same sky will provide storms and rain. It is completely built on the metaphor of judging someone by their looks, a literal and metaphorical representation of the quote… Read More
This was written around the age of 12; my first really good work. Enjoy. Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 03, 2017

Reads: 134

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A relatable metaphor. Read More

Tags: love, metaphor, stones

another extended metaphor Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

March 09, 2017

Reads: 203

Comments: 3

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this metaphor describes racial dynamics using the elements of a piano Read More

Reads: 217

Comments: 1

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Let it all out. Read More

Reads: 224

Comments: 1

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In the memory of a tragic event Read More

Tags: rape, metaphor

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