Anne Blackwood

United States

Theatre kid
Singer (soprano)
Twin (fraternal)
Highly Sensitive Person
Living oxymoron
Kindness Krusader: Blueberry cotton candy
XXFJ, Melancholic-Sanguine, ambivert

Joined 1/16/20

Message from Writer

For everyone who's sat on a tree branch and thought for a while
Or someone who wanted to

Mom to FantasyOtter12, lochnessie, mindfruit, Rohan's Defender, & all
Sis to happy butterfly
birthdaycandles & happygiggles are my apple juice Jesus sisters

Dating Kristoff? He's got a reindeer, good sense of self... He's got it all.

My profile picture is my "personal crest" I designed and commissioned. (credit: happy butterfly)

"I was born singing. Most babies cry. I sang an aria."
~ Fairest (book) by Gail Carson Levine

Anxiety must-reads:
And pray. That's the only reason I'm free now.

Poetry Is

April 21, 2020

Poetry isn't just rhyme schemes or iambic pentameter
The gears and levers can't hold the weight of its matter
Its lines are mangled by the bitterness of judgment
Destroying a poem's freedom is a sound so repugnant
It's not mechanical parts, not ones and zeroes; something deeper

A poet isn't a scientist, they're more like a reaper
Harvesting mischief and the spirit of truth
Whispers and fireworks; these moments of youth

Poetry is the lifetimes crafted into the word "trust"
And the singing that drifts in every gale and gust
With the scent of bravery and also running to hide
It's stronger than the scrap of faith we cling to inside
An ever-thriving force that drives the waves in the sea
And every knot carved in a thousand-year-old tree

Poetry is a knock on an ancient door in the mist or rain
Poetry is love and fear and joy and loss of things we can't explain

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  • Emi (Revival Year #NEWYEAR)

    The second stanza is just gorgeous! Comparing poetry to fireworks is brilliant and so beautiful!

    5 months ago
  • Dmoral

    this piece has evolved so much since your first draft i reviewed, and i like it.

    8 months ago
  • julia.vasyakin

    This is AHMAZINGGGG!! good job!

    9 months ago
  • The Campbell's Kid

    Replying: Thx so much <3 Good luck to you too!!! All your work is pure amazing beauty!

    9 months ago
  • Charisse Marison

    Absolutely beautiful! That is a wonderful description of what poetry is. Good luck in the competition!
    Also, I CAN'T BELIEVE I FORGOT TOM HOLLAND! I am ashamed...

    9 months ago