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heyyo, let's listen to rain together.
i'm jo.. jordan formally speaking. i really like sad cat pictures because they're so relatable. and where has the time gone? tell me, for my internal clock is constantly at four pm.

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I edited original entry again and hope this is better!

speak #onlyonehundred (EDITED)

March 14, 2019

FREE WRITING

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Every day I feel the count-down press
“go”.

        Somewhere              100
Must be blinking,  w a i t i n g for
    words.

My mouth becomes a
palace,
    like a prison,
every meal made of speech.

Every letter becomes so
                v
                a
                l
                u
                a
                b
                l
                e
when-vines-start-climbing-in-my-head-and-chains-begin-to-wrap-around-my-wrists-while-I-sit-stick-straight-on-a-burning-throne-for-fear-of-using-up-my-little-bit-of-life-every-day.

I feel time start to d
                             r
                             i
                             p
                                 out
w i t h  b l o o d  f r o m  m y  t o n g u e.

It soaks the cloth over my
cra
            cki
                        ng
lips,
the only relief I get is to say one--
                                                more--
wor
Okay, so this is for the contest by Blotted Ink with a Broken Quill, and I wrote it to be about someone who can only communicate 100 words a day. Every word they say takes another off the count-down, and no one knows why it happens. Therefore, I used only 100 words to write this piece. Please leave your thoughts, and thank you for reading!

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4 Comments
  • BrokenSmile

    I love your formatting so much! I like your poetry style, it very interesting.


    about 1 year ago
  • buddingauthor

    Wow this is so beautiful and you have used the prompt so wisely! Awesome!


    over 1 year ago
  • bride124

    Very goring in my opinion but also very full of expression! Great job!


    over 1 year ago
  • Blotted

    Wow! I really like this one, and think it much better fits the prompt. Thank you!


    over 1 year ago