Lovegood_24

United States of America

I love acting, creative writing, listening to music, and pretending I can draw.

Everyone should read this piece by the ever talented A Breath Into Silence:
https://www.writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/99816/version/189825

Message to Readers

Idk if this makes any sense whatsoever, I wrote this last night when I had the idea for it. It’s not a representation of me as of now, but once upon a time I did feel sad and broken. I would really appreciate reviews because I’m not sure if this makes sense to anyone but me (by that I mean is it clear that the clock represents someone who appears once way but is feeling another way?) Questions and comments are obviously welcomed as well. Thanks and happy reading!

The Brilliance of A Masquerade

May 11, 2019

FREE WRITING

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There’s a clock on my wall
   that reads 9 pm

I like looking at my clock because
   the hands always seem to be waving hi
Inching closer and closer to each numerical friend

My clock is pretty
It has a swirly green tie-dye face and 
The seconds hand has a lively monarch butterfly on it
   which travels smoothly along the radius of the clock
   letting the other hands know when it is time for them to move

The mantel in which my clock rests is made of mahogany wood and makes a nice picture when my friends come over

There is nothing insuring my clock won’t slip though 

My clock is patiently expecting the day when a greater force shoves it down

Down, down, down, my clock goes

The protective glass shatters into a scatter of constellations on my white tiled floor

The hands droop sadly, the wings of the butterfly crumple

My clock is sad and broken 
Sad and broken
Just like me

 

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3 Comments
  • JadeAndSerpentine

    Wow, I really like this. You use unique comparisons and descriptions to set a beautiful mood. Great work!


    7 months ago
  • Lovegood_24

    Why thank you!


    7 months ago
  • Boogie With Stu

    Wow this really awesome, and the wording is so creative.


    7 months ago