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Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Blitz

Scattered, 

debris of forgotten life

in ruins insurmountable.

Each glance takes in pinnacles of disaster.

Shards of memories blunted by age,

neglect,

pierce up through the landscape

clawing recognition.

There is none.

 

I stand immutable

life sucked from lungs

Confronted by a future we try to escape;

my daughter's bedroom.

about 20 hours ago

Zacefroncrimpedhair

Clare Ryan published:

The Rollercoaster

The rollercoaster.

A high pile of steel and bolts.

Calling me to ride.

 

The line stretches far.

Screams fill the air around us.

We wait in silence.

 

He calls us forward.

The man with the pierced eyebrow.

It is our turn now.

 

Safety bar comes down.

Straps fastened around my legs.

But I don’t feel safe.

 

And in an instant,

The contraption starts to move.

I suck in my breath.

about 20 hours ago

Dissapointed emu

Ella published:

Pigeon

A blur of humans, ragged and clean, small and big, young and old, strutted about, twittering, hooting and squaking at eachother. Their featherless wings swung like limp brankches, sometimes intertwined with others, sometimes reaching to an item, to swipe it off the shelf before inspecting it. Their frontward facing eyes and thinly feathered heads flitted about, looking this way and that, a man with a little black box, a woman with an orange bag. And a another man, this strange...

about 20 hours ago

Guardians of the galaxy fanfic

Tia published:

Beauty

From the age of 5 or younger girls are exposed to this idea of beauty. As little girls we expect to grow up to be Barbie, or one of the Disney princesses who are stick thin and look as if they have never binge eaten, and admit it, we’ve all done it at one point or another in our lives. If you ask a preschooler to draw a picture of themselves they will try to make it as accurate as...

about 20 hours ago

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Humble Beginnings

Succulent petals unfurl to tongue's caress

where sun lingers tracing lines,

floating upon the miasma of life's brooding shadows.

Rooted deeply,

drawing strength from dark viscous mass

life surges.

Lotus beauty blooms from secret places

and suppliant,

unfurls to the tender caress of life's current

 

about 20 hours ago

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Have You Reached A Verdict?

You stand upon the dock of other's expectations

shackled by prejudice and despair.

Your crime?

An independent mind

proclaiming your resistance to bigotry

and petty mindedness.

You stole the excuses

that prevented action

when child was brutally broken at the hands of a parent.

You burgled and rummaged through

garments that clothed sycophants in superficiality

as you demanded food for the hungry,

medicine for the sick..

You protested and railed at laws which crushed

the hope of the simple,

and lifted from the dust the homeless man

whose mental state proclaimed him

"Too Hard" to care for.

And...

about 21 hours ago

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Little Sister

Medusa's little sister never quite nailed the look.

Sailors struck by glimpse of Gorgon's head

turned to stone.

Little sister, too flighty for concentration

missed the part about penetration

with glare and word 

and so poor sailors cast her way

were by ineptitude

consigned to tortured timber,

the timbre of their call in extremity

a hollow cry

carried on the tide as waves washed their

storm tossed torso's

driftwood lungs expelling their frustration

as she moved on

distracted by a butterfly 

about 21 hours ago

Dissapointed emu

Ella published:

Ragged joy

Rubble shifted and rolled, "click, click, click" down the cloud-smothered mountain. Its lone peak stabbed the sky, like a jagged and rusting kinfe into a pool of crystaline water. There was a flicker of movement, way up, through the fog, and the tumble of ragged clouds. A man stood, his hands in the air, his billowing black hair whipping around his face to sting his wind-blown cheeks. His triumphant yells were consumed by the cloud - no-one else could hear them, but they filled...

about 21 hours ago

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Passages

 

The breeze tugs wantonly at the blackout curtain

persistently teasing it into play

as a toddler tugs at a parent's sleeve

demanding

attention.

The season's change has crept in.

The cold wind of aged winter

now reborn into childish glow,

a frivolous thing.

A gentle prepubescent  burgeoning

that will bloom into

the fullness of adult summer fruits,

fresh,

ripening beneath Summer's passion.

Then,

reflecting upon the pool of time; that stillness,

the air will cool and wrap itself

around the...

about 21 hours ago

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Tess started following Jacqui Hagarty

about 21 hours ago

Published Writing

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Blitz

Scattered, 

debris of forgotten life

in ruins insurmountable.

Each glance takes in pinnacles of disaster.

Shards of memories blunted by age,

neglect,

pierce up through the landscape

clawing recognition.

There is none.

 

I stand immutable

life sucked from lungs

Confronted by a future we try to escape;

my daughter's bedroom.

about 20 hours ago

Zacefroncrimpedhair

Clare Ryan published:

The Rollercoaster

The rollercoaster.

A high pile of steel and bolts.

Calling me to ride.

 

The line stretches far.

Screams fill the air around us.

We wait in silence.

 

He calls us forward.

The man with the pierced eyebrow.

It is our turn now.

 

Safety bar comes down.

Straps fastened around my legs.

But I don’t feel safe.

 

And in an instant,

The contraption starts to move.

I suck in my breath.

about 20 hours ago

Dissapointed emu

Ella published:

Pigeon

A blur of humans, ragged and clean, small and big, young and old, strutted about, twittering, hooting and squaking at eachother. Their featherless wings swung like limp brankches, sometimes intertwined with others, sometimes reaching to an item, to swipe it off the shelf before inspecting it. Their frontward facing eyes and thinly feathered heads flitted about, looking this way and that, a man with a little black box, a woman with an orange bag. And a another man, this strange...

about 20 hours ago

Guardians of the galaxy fanfic

Tia published:

Beauty

From the age of 5 or younger girls are exposed to this idea of beauty. As little girls we expect to grow up to be Barbie, or one of the Disney princesses who are stick thin and look as if they have never binge eaten, and admit it, we’ve all done it at one point or another in our lives. If you ask a preschooler to draw a picture of themselves they will try to make it as accurate as...

about 20 hours ago

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Humble Beginnings

Succulent petals unfurl to tongue's caress

where sun lingers tracing lines,

floating upon the miasma of life's brooding shadows.

Rooted deeply,

drawing strength from dark viscous mass

life surges.

Lotus beauty blooms from secret places

and suppliant,

unfurls to the tender caress of life's current

 

about 20 hours ago

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Have You Reached A Verdict?

You stand upon the dock of other's expectations

shackled by prejudice and despair.

Your crime?

An independent mind

proclaiming your resistance to bigotry

and petty mindedness.

You stole the excuses

that prevented action

when child was brutally broken at the hands of a parent.

You burgled and rummaged through

garments that clothed sycophants in superficiality

as you demanded food for the hungry,

medicine for the sick..

You protested and railed at laws which crushed

the hope of the simple,

and lifted from the dust the homeless man

whose mental state proclaimed him

"Too Hard" to care for.

And...

about 21 hours ago

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Little Sister

Medusa's little sister never quite nailed the look.

Sailors struck by glimpse of Gorgon's head

turned to stone.

Little sister, too flighty for concentration

missed the part about penetration

with glare and word 

and so poor sailors cast her way

were by ineptitude

consigned to tortured timber,

the timbre of their call in extremity

a hollow cry

carried on the tide as waves washed their

storm tossed torso's

driftwood lungs expelling their frustration

as she moved on

distracted by a butterfly 

about 21 hours ago

Dissapointed emu

Ella published:

Ragged joy

Rubble shifted and rolled, "click, click, click" down the cloud-smothered mountain. Its lone peak stabbed the sky, like a jagged and rusting kinfe into a pool of crystaline water. There was a flicker of movement, way up, through the fog, and the tumble of ragged clouds. A man stood, his hands in the air, his billowing black hair whipping around his face to sting his wind-blown cheeks. His triumphant yells were consumed by the cloud - no-one else could hear them, but they filled...

about 21 hours ago

Introspection copy

Juliette Bentley published:

Passages

 

The breeze tugs wantonly at the blackout curtain

persistently teasing it into play

as a toddler tugs at a parent's sleeve

demanding

attention.

The season's change has crept in.

The cold wind of aged winter

now reborn into childish glow,

a frivolous thing.

A gentle prepubescent  burgeoning

that will bloom into

the fullness of adult summer fruits,

fresh,

ripening beneath Summer's passion.

Then,

reflecting upon the pool of time; that stillness,

the air will cool and wrap itself

around the...

about 21 hours ago

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Tiana M published:

Dear Annie

My dearest Annie,

It is with great remorse and resentment that I must write you this letter. Do you remember that dewy autumn morning before I went to serve? That morning when the air was crisp and cut through the trees like blades. I remember, you were wearing your favourite blouse and had your hair pulled back in a messy bun to hide your curly crimson locks. I never understood why you hated your hair. I always loved how your...

about 21 hours ago