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-V (me)
"Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both."
-Benjamin Franklin
Rohan's Defender's twin

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Prompt #12
Write about why he waited at the airport.
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Death's Tales
Death follows Hades everywhere. Then an undying boy shows up and befriends her. How will it end for him?

Never Really Real
Heartbreak feels numb. At least to Maya. She loves reading and books. And she has her friends. See how she survives school and life.

Flying on Broken Wings
She doesn't know who she was. But she's learning and it's scary.

Shattered, Broken Girl

July 16, 2020


Sometimes I forget how shattered I am
Because I hide it in rhymes and hellos.
And sometimes I think of the glass I collect,
sitting in jars and all around, shattered, like me.

And poetry is so easy to hide things in.
So easy to hide pieces of glass and of me.
It's so easy to take the mirror and break it.
It was not so easy to break me.

It took miles of sadness and happiness and loss.
It looks days of fighting and hating and trying.
People pushed me into corners and nooks
And then told me I could do better.
I had to fight the lies that broken was not beautiful.

But it is,
it is so beautiful.
The stars are just a mirror, broken and thrown into the sky.
Rhymes are stories broken up and saved before they could die.
Have you ever seen the broken bridge, so beautiful because it still did not fall?
Doesn't the sparkle of the glass in the sun shine like joy?

Broken glass and shattered mirrors, all reflections of...
                Who thought being shattered was bad.
                    Who thought being scattered was sad.
But shattered, scattered broken girls are the ones who go the farthest
                                                                Because they don't let anything stop them.


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  • Katenewell

    that last stanza! Wow. love it!

    4 months ago
  • Eblinn

    "Rhymes are stories broken up and saved before they could die."
    this is so beautiful! I love it so much :)

    5 months ago
  • Stone of Jade

    that first line of the second stanza: poetry is so easy to hide things in
    oh man....oh man, oh man, oh man. that line hit so deep and is so true and is written so beautifully! this whole piece is heartbreakingly beautiful

    5 months ago
  • books4life

    This is amazing, V-Rose! :) Super honest and real. And the formatting, "be still my heart", it's really good! I would love for updates on any of the chapters of your "Death's Tales" and "Never Really Real"!

    p.s. chapter twelve of rose's flowers is out! and chapter thirteen is on it's way! *shriek*

    5 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    I think that was in the lunar chronicles btw

    5 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    Remember, broken doesn't mean unfixable :)

    5 months ago