~wildflower~

Australia

15
she/her
Loves music, nature, poetry, emotive writing, thinking
Passionate about the environment
pianist, Christian, tall
~in love with the stars~
Joined April 2020

Proud member of the (unofficial) AHPU (Abnormal-Height Peoples' Union)

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Previously called ‘Daisy + Sage’
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“Not all those who wander are lost” - J.R.R. Tolkien
“You can choose to either see the weed or the wildflower”
“Somehow, after everything, she still bloomed I’m the way she was meant to” - Morgan Harper Nichols
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Favourite words: whisper, echo, amongst, wanderer, lost, forgotten, meadow, galaxy, stardust, wisp, sonder, luminescence, nubivagant, solivagant
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A society that walks with closed eyes (edited) #PrettyContest 3

May 21, 2020

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We walk.
The darkness surrounds us, consumes us, 
this manipulation morphing us into peace.
Blissfully unaware, falsely safe, 
the future is the same as the past and the present the same forever.
We walk to a future that is unknown,
away from a past that is forgotten - misunderstood.
We are constantly herded to an upcoming destination
yet that is not what we stride for.
We learn not from the past as the ground underneath changes.
We know of the difference, but we continue to deny it
because we must see to believe...
yet we refuse to open our eyes.
Nothing changes for fear of change
for fear of loss and sacrifice
for protection of what we posses,
But what joy comes from what we posses if not with knowledge of what we don’t?
Why walk, if not for a purpose? If only for fear of stopping?
Every day we stick to this path, 98 million, 630 thousand tonnes of carbon dioxide
joins the pollution in the very air we breathe
and the blackness stretches like a rubber band 
in what seems to be an eternal continuation...
but one day it will snap.
One day, our blindness will cause our fall and
the path that we’ve clung to for so long to preserve what we have
is the very thing that will take all of it away.
Then we will see that this was the destination we walked to all along.
We will finally open our eyes and realise the beauty around us,
but by then we will be destroyed by it, and it by us.
As we crumble to the ground we will see the beauty we stole fading, along with our own lives
And we will realise that only we are to blame.

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3 Comments
  • journal.scribbles

    Replying: WHOA. That is an amazing idea. I love it! I never would have thought of it. I might use it if I don't change my mind XD. That solves so many of the problems I was coming across as I tried to go in-depth with each idea. If you don't mind, I'll keep you updated on what I decide.


    6 months ago
  • Two Heartbeats

    Replying: you can totally submit two. Just not like 5 because so far there's only two submissions and I don't want someone to dominate every aspect of the competition.


    6 months ago
  • Chloe :) <3

    This is beautiful!
    Replying: That is quite a co-incidence


    6 months ago