Vicarious

United States

[Nana O. | she/her]
est. 6/19/20
14│INTJ-T│pianist│writer│Christian│Slytherin
*A walking contradiction*
"writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers," - Isaac Asimov

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Semi-hiatus? (Not as active as before)
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Lit. Journals I've been published in:
Don't hesitate to submit to any of these; it'll be worth it :)
- Cathartic Youth Literary Magazine
- Ice Lolly Review
- Elysian Muse Magazine
- Blue Keys Magazine
- The Natural Journal
- Everybody Talks Literary Journal
- Grits Quarterly
- Interstellar Literary Review
- Velvet Fields Literary Magazine
- Blue Things Zine
- The Hearth Magazine
- The Qualia Review (forthcoming)

A short Musing on Loneliness

October 1, 2020

FREE WRITING

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Loneliness is agony.
It's not the type of agony that pierces deep,
like the tip of a sharp knife; nor is it comparable
to the heat-induced pain of a burn mark. It's a dark void. 
A cold mental prison that is otherwise, inescapable.

Constantly being tossed around by the waves of 
indifference, blank stares & cheerful facades 
start to become a customary occurence
when you've familiarized with them for such lengthy periods.

But, like a lone flower,
I am gradually withering yet still waiting,
for the rays of the vivid sun to appear &
replace this dark empyrean of insouciance.


 
  • SIDE NOTE: If you couldn't already tell from this lazy piece, I've been experiencing alot of writer's block lately :(

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3 Comments
  • mirkat

    no, no, this is marvelous! the imagery and the similies and the metaphors are perfect for this poem and it is so damn freaking a lot of relatable-nessss. i feel this. the loneliness creeps in and then there's fog all around and then you can't get it out and gosh, your words are so powerful. keep writing and for both your sake and mine, i hope the loneliness fades away. <3 <3 <3


    11 months ago
  • BlueWolf (Semi Hiatus)

    This is really good!!!!!!! Very relevant and I like how you described loneliness as a void. This was very honest and great.


    12 months ago
  • Jo Rejoicing [ChildOfGod]

    So relatable, especially in times like now!


    about 1 year ago