rainydayz

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joined: 5/15/20

Message to Readers

read footnotes for a little holiday message!

the difference of a year

November 26, 2020

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our dying earth.
her lungs overflowing with toxic smoke
her arteries blocked by the plaque of plastics
she miraculously races another ultramarathon
around the everlasting sun.

365 days. 
merciless mornings.
restless nights.

8760 hours.
ringing bells.
another piece of the 24 wasted away.

525600 minutes. 
moments spent waiting by the phone
pulling out what’s left of sparse, paper thin hair.

31536000 seconds.
ticking of the clock.
absence of breath with the missing beats of the circulatory drum. 

a year. 
the ignorance of commencements
the penitence of completions 
for the difference of year-
broken hearts mending themselves,
only to be broken once again.

 
from the coronavirus to the loss of loved ones, the holidays aren’t going to be the same this year. although this piece has a negative sort of ending, i want everyone to know that even though they aren’t going to look the same the holidays can still be a great time. remember to stay safe and stay home in these uncertain times. :)

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10 Comments
  • Busssy.Beee

    Christmas time! I see a stocking on the fireplace. Oh, there's something on it. What is it? It's a link! https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/207074/version/426266


    5 months ago
  • The Inky Writer

    Hey girl, thank you for your lovely comment on my "Birthday Zooms" piece. Zoom parties are actually quite easy to organise, once you remember to send the meeting details to everyone invited. Make sure you only allow people who are invited into the meeting as it can be quite stressful when other names join too so enable a waiting room to have full control of who comes in and who doesn't. For my party I prepared breakout rooms, you need a pro zoom account for that but it works very well. I put my friends in groups with people they didn't know before and asked them to play 2 truths and a lie, they seemed to have really enjoyed that and made friends with each other. I hope you have a fantastic birthday!! Happy birthday in advance :)


    5 months ago
  • Just_A_Memory

    Beep beep! Did someone order an uber? Where to? Chapter five you say?
    https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/206146/version/423703


    5 months ago
  • Busssy.Beee

    my delivery service: hello! today, im delivering the link for chapter 4! :)
    https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/205436/version/422398
    have fun reading!!


    5 months ago
  • Just_A_Memory

    That's a lot of numbers, but I can agree. Awesome work <3

    Here's to the publishing of Chapter 3! *Raises glass of apple juice* <3
    https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/205156/version/421790


    5 months ago
  • Busssy.Beee

    ya know, you are so strong, your writing all show that. sending lots of virtual hugs and kisses! <3
    Oh and here's the link to chapter 2 of As Fate Would Have Us (1st link from me!) ;)
    https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/204865/version/421272


    5 months ago
  • sunny.v

    re: awww you’re so so sweet! welcome back, and thank you for your words!


    5 months ago
  • mindfruit (hiatus)

    what a beautiful piece. it really feels overwhelming when you break the year down into seconds, minutes, and hours doesn't it? you stay safe too (and have a wonderful holiday season)!
    Re: aw, thanks :)


    5 months ago
  • rising_bd

    Awesome piece!


    5 months ago
  • sci-Fi

    <3


    5 months ago