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Blotted Ink with a Broken Quill

United States

13 years old.
In love with books.
Ranger's Apprentice. 1
Dawn of Wonder. 2
Wings of Fire. 3
Warriors. 4
Percy Jackson. 5

ENFP-T

Coldplay.
Beatles.

Guitarist.
Artist.
Screamer.
Lover.
Actor.

Join Date: September 12, 2018

Message from Writer

I have found that what I put here before was very deep.
Nah...
Just wanted to say hi.
So hello.

And remember that whoever you are, however you look, in what way you think, what you drink, how you express yourself, how you write, what music you listen to, and even how long your fingernails are, the only real thing about you is what you decide to be.

you ask me why #sixlittlestories

September 14, 2019

FREE WRITING

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you ask me why i'm insane?

well, if being insane means birdwatching,

 or meditating with my eyes open,

or painting canvas with jet fuel

and seeing beauty in artificial sunset,

then yes, I am quite insane


you ask me why i'm different?

well, if being different means loving,

or saying I love you back

to someone who you've just met  

by campfire light dancing across faces

well then of course, I'm different


you ask me why i'm crying?

well if crying means letting go

or seeing a rainbow behind tears

and retreating until you find yourself

in worlds that are yours alone

well, that's probably why I'm crying


you ask me why i'm smiling

well if smiling means saying goodbye

or masked facade to hide behind

maybe the residue from a joke

or the warm embrace of care

well then that's why I'm smiling


you asked me (at my bedside, paved with emotion) why I'm dying

i took your hand in mine

and told you i was insane

i told you i was different

told you i was in love

and i told you i smiled

maybe just enough for one lifetime





 

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6 Comments
  • Steph.5683

    I love this piece it is incredible and made my heart flutter at the beginning and melted by the end.


    5 days ago
  • weirdo

    that ending hurt me. in a good way. wonderfully written


    5 days ago
  • ♛DaBolo♛

    Results have been posted!


    6 days ago
  • K.L.Rose

    This is absolutely beautiful


    6 days ago
  • Caledonia Swallow

    Oh my gosh I absolutely love this! There is so much emotion and depth to this, I especially love the end!
    So amazing, great work!!!!!!! <3 :)


    7 days ago
  • ajamwal

    ooh i like this


    8 days ago