Anne Blackwood

United States

16
Christian
Theatre kid
Singer (soprano)
Poet
Twin (fraternal)
Spoonie
Disfusive
Highly Sensitive Person
Living oxymoron
Kindness Krusader: Blueberry cotton candy
XXFJ, Melancholic-Sanguine, ambivert

Joined 1/16/20

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For everyone who's sat on a tree branch and thought for a while
Or someone who wanted to

Mom to FantasyOtter12, lochnessie, mindfruit, Rohan's Defender, & all
Sis to happy butterfly
birthdaycandles & happygiggles are my apple juice Jesus sisters

Dating Kristoff? He's got a reindeer, a good sense of self... He's got it all.

My profile picture is my "personal crest" I designed and commissioned.

"I was born singing. Most babies cry. I sang an aria."
~ Fairest (book) by Gail Carson Levine

Anxiety must-reads:
https://bit.ly/2YUyome
https://bit.ly/2TsNYSa
And pray. That's the only reason I'm free now.

Keep Your Head Up

October 6, 2020

FREE WRITING

11

When I was a child, I used to stand on the edge of the beach,
fixing my eyes on the waves at end of my vision.
The tide would lap over my bare toes, and I'd giggle and shriek
as the shifting sand brought the illusion of movement.

I suppose my youthful memories can serve as a reminder,
a lesson in the form of a joyous metaphor.

When the ground seems to fall away,
and hope is being swept so far out of reach,
keep your thoughts on the road ahead of you,
but learn to find the laughter in the midst of the madness.
A good song to listen to that's similar to the last line is Madness by Hunter Hayes. He also has a super calming song called Still (not Still Fallin', although that one's good too). :)

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19 Comments
  • Emi

    This is so pretty! Now I'm imagining you standing on the shore of the Pacific Ocean looking out to sea.
    Re: haha, no problem. It would be fun if we could meet someday, somewhere in the future. I think we'd be pretty good friends.


    5 months ago
  • RemovedUser1

    Also, thanks for telling me about the b00tleg, XD!


    5 months ago
  • RemovedUser1

    This is so cute! Well, at least little you! But I love how you turn your memories into metaphors! Great job!
    Replying: You HAD to be invited! What would I do at the prom without my oldest cyber BFF? XD! And that dress... I can see it so perfectly in my mind! It looks beautiful, XD! Cinna did great job *wink wink*! Thanks for coming to my prom!


    5 months ago
  • Paisley Blue

    re: thank you for your thoughts on my piece! I'm glad you liked it! I think i'll be continuing it on and off. I hope your day is going well! :)


    5 months ago
  • Rohan’s Defender

    Re: I hear you, but your more than welcome! :)


    5 months ago
  • Rohan’s Defender

    Re: well one day when your designs are famous...... then we’ll all see them! :)


    5 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: hahaha, we do electives too :)
    lol i do that all the time, WHERE DID THAT WORD COME FROM


    5 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: credits?? sounds like a video game not school XD
    anD
    cumulative
    adjective
    increasing or increased in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions.
    "the cumulative effect of two years of drought"


    5 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: AHAHAH
    subject choice form: i have to choose my subjects for next year depending on what pathways i want to take in further years
    summative: contributes towards final semester grade
    formative: doesn't contribute towards final semester grade
    cumulative: no idea, is that a cloud? lol


    5 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: ahh. also not procrastinating because i finished my homework, technically i could do more but i was working on renaissance history exam revision at 11pm so i need a BREAk.
    which ones are aussie i had no idea


    5 months ago
  • Paisley Blue

    re: haha, yeah, i'm a fan of most water. including lakes and oceans and... puddles (didn't really know where i was going with that lol) :)))


    5 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: vocal fries?? they're probably aussie lol
    eyes won't stay open
    i have four actual assessments tomorrow and i need to do a subject choice form
    aaaghcch


    5 months ago
  • Paisley Blue

    this is so calming and beautiful... it reminds me of Lake Superior (how Minnesotan is that, thinking of a giant lake instead of the ocean??). I really love this <3


    5 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: hahaha. literally just realised the test i'm studying for is formative, but the other one that i studied yesterday that's today or tomorrow no it's today is summative so now i need to find my highlighter bookmarks (what are those things called) and read an entire book again goodbye sleep


    5 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: nahhh actually i finished it thanks to that poem. so weird how all the teachers are like okay, we know this is a stressful time and then dump a whole lot more stress on you


    5 months ago
  • lochnessie

    ohh i just exhaled for the first time since ... your last piece? lol
    ness: ohmygod i'm so stressed i have so much to study averages grades and summatives
    better hurry on over to anne's writing


    5 months ago
  • A. Penderwick

    Re: Hey, thank you so much! I haven't thought much about the world that my story was set in, I just kind of wrote whatever came into my head, but I might try writing some more to see what happens. Thanks for the tip on how to reply to comments(I think I did this right...)
    I am fairly new to this site but I'm loving it! Everyone is really kind and supportive.


    5 months ago
  • queenie

    aaaack this is such a pretty piece.


    5 months ago
  • RemovedUser1

    I officially invite you to my prom! The sky is the limit and we’ll dance with the stars. https://writetheworld.com/groups/1/shared/194476/version/395395 .


    5 months ago