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Message to Readers

I cannot think of an actually important thing to say in my message to readers, so here are some random words for you to chew on:

pulchritudinous
verisimilitude
the snack that smiles back
(goldfish)

Yes. I know. Thank you, sir. A true work of art.

Whispering to the Willows

June 26, 2020

FREE WRITING

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    down where we whisper to the willows, my love,
    the sea serenades us with syrupy, sad songs
    and the eagles prey on writhing salmon

    and guard over our island with its watchful eyes

    
The lady in the market square sang her old song,
    Paisley shawl wrapped around her shoulders,
    Voice raspy from cigarettes and age yet honey-sweet.
    She nodded to you as you dropped a coin in her empty violin case.

    down where we whisper to the willows, my love,
    children share secrets with the wind
    and chase street dogs down alleyways hot from the sun
    and up to the heart-woven bungalows in the forest

    
You sat on a wooden bench soggy with leftover rain
    that hung in the air like a curious afterthought.
    Oh, how lovely and driven is the voice
    of a lady lost to time.

    down where we whisper to the willows, my love
    our fingers interlace, my head resting on your shoulder
    we slip into a lake of bubbling laughter
    and forget how to say "goodbye"


    She is nearing the end of her song,
    you realize with a bittersweet smile.
    The old lady sings the same song in the square each day,
    but you could never get enough.

    because down where we whisper to the willows, my love,
    there is no "goodbye"
    there is no "farewell"

    there is only the "hello" of amour in the willows, my love
I guess this is just a cute little poem about "true love" and all that other stuff I wish came in a how-to manual. As always, I hope you are having a terrific day/night! <3

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6 Comments
  • Sol noctis

    Heyo!!!!!
    This piece was.. What do I say??? Unique.. Yes it was beautiful in a way... And yes I am gonna go to bed now so...... I'd sleep well.. Hehe..
    And yeah.. I wanted to ask you what the hell did you get in your mind that you followed meeee?!!! I mean.. Ugh I hate my writing.. How can someone like you like it.. Like you are writing stuff of thaaaat level.. And me? I write crap... So just asked... Sorry I wasted your time.. I know.. And you even read this whole crappy comment!! Hehe XD


    5 months ago
  • batman_is_a_cracker

    Q&A answers are out!
    https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/176155/version/350586


    5 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    This is so romantic and lovely and *sighs happily*


    5 months ago
  • batman_is_a_cracker

    Replying: Oh, no, no it's fine. My stress levels have been at the same level of high since February. I'm at this point where I can't even react to bad news anymore. Thank you for offering your support though, you're a good friend. Are you having a nice night?


    5 months ago
  • batman_is_a_cracker

    Replying: Yeah, us also-artists (what I call writers who can also draw) have to stick together. And I am having a great night, thanks. My uncle caught corona and it's also his birthday and my siblings and I are gonna buy my dad a guitar. (Sorry about the oversharing, I rarely get to talk about my family in casual conversation so it just comes out in spurts.)


    5 months ago
  • batman_is_a_cracker

    I'd like to ask about your pfp... Did you do it yourself? It's really good!


    5 months ago