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United Arab Emirates

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far too nonchalant about things i should probably care about

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reviews pLeAsE. reviews without anything constructive are honestly a waste of your time, more than anything. be harsh or whatever when you critique me, but please do.

as for comments, they help a lot lol so if you drop a few, it would be highly appreciated.

on how to say goodbye before your time

October 14, 2019

FREE WRITING

12


i first read sylvia plath 
when i am a fourteen year old
fettered brains and a gaping ache in my chest;
i begin to like ovens and their strange monstrosity
it could bake and take a life away


things whir past me after that;
chester and how he was still numb
jonghyun and the deafening catastrophe of dying in winter
avicii and how lost he really was


i think we take ourselves for granted;
skipping stones at the edge of drowning minds
we yell and shriek and claw at our skins
"help me," too difficult to choke out
red flags scattered in the wind
but everybody is
colour blind


 


to sulli

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5 Comments
  • Anha

    october wtw highlights are live!
    https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/131542/version/264425


    about 1 year ago
  • WitchyKittyKat

    That last stanza... wow. Truly, wow.


    about 1 year ago
  • Kirstin Phillips

    This is an amazing piece. Too true. Not said enough. Thanks.


    about 1 year ago
  • Bookworm101

    I particularly love the last line, but the whole piece is wonderful! Thanks for sharing :D


    about 1 year ago
  • rainandsonder

    this is an important poem, and i really hope it doesn’t get taken down; everything is implied, so hopefully it won’t. that last stanza, especially, really got to me.


    about 1 year ago