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[ summer + fall 2019 ] peer ambassador

just a melancholy, existential girl with a penchant for poetry, fairy tales, and magical realism.

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if you see a piece get unpublished, it's probably because I've submitted it to a lit mag, contest, etc! sorry :)

i can see the darkness in the fire

November 11, 2019

PROMPT: Word Collage

you feel the danger from the flames,
eyes as brilliant as molten gold,
promises slipping through my lie-charred lips.
we aren’t enlightened. 
just darkened.

1) “And you would have walked upon shards of glass for the rest of your life just to see her smile again” by Anha).
2) “in and out of the clouds” by Wicked!
3) “and i’ll perish by hellfire; i’m sorry” by BurningMidnightOil
4) “plato diss track because he’s elitist” by Ruthh


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  • efflorescence

    @ThePaperSamurai Thank you so much! But most of the credit belongs to the original authors; after all, I couldn't have written this without their beautiful words in the first place.

    6 months ago
  • ThePaperSamurai

    This is gorgeous! And I love how all the lines came from other writers on here, great move ;)
    Like seriously this is stunning!

    6 months ago