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

Message to Readers

Update (12/13/2020): I plan on entering this into the Scholastics comp, so I'd really appreciate constructive feedback in comments and/or reviews. :)

The Art of Capture (big news in message board!)

December 13, 2020

FREE WRITING

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I write poetry greedily,
snatching at words to describe thoughts to describe feelings to describe me.
Hope and despair collapse in a pile of letters,
confusion, and memories.

I read old work hungrily,
picking up each timestamp with care, removing the cobwebs and tearstains.
Suddenly they are no longer the next best thing,
they are merely remembered.

I live life desperately,
turning pictures into movies and slowing down each moment to replay in the darkness.
My heart spills out and plants a garden so bright,
the sun leans down and smiles.
I've moved on to other Sarah Kay poems, but this title is from "Sarah Kay, Poetess/Storyteller | TEDxEast".

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11 Comments
  • doodleninja

    re: ahaha thank you!! glad you think so! <3


    3 months ago
  • rwong

    ohmygoshhhh (1) this is amazing and beautiful and fantastic, as always (2) i loveee sarah kay eeeekkkk honestly like none of my friends write poetry (apparently i'm weird cause i do lol) and i have legit listened to all her poems i could find on youtube but i love how you wrote it based on her title!!! (3) ok i'll definitely review this but it's gonna be a little late...not until wednesday night b/c i have finals until then :( is this okay? when is your scholastics comp deadline?


    3 months ago
  • Future Pseudonym

    *scribbles down note* review... everything... Anne.. has ever written.. cuz she's frickin fantastic


    3 months ago
  • (sk)eyesofocher

    re: CRIES CAUSE POWER IN WORDS YAAAY


    3 months ago
  • (sk)eyesofocher

    *claps really, really hard cause yassssss*


    3 months ago
  • happy butterfly

    ahhh this is so deliciously beautiful


    4 months ago
  • Emi

    This is so beautiful. I like the parallels with each stanza, how it shows a different aspect of your life.


    5 months ago
  • Rohan’s Defender

    This one feels like my heart! GORGEOUS!


    5 months ago
  • FantasyOtter12

    Reply: APRECIATION APRECIATION APRECIATION
    XD <33


    5 months ago
  • Paisley Blue

    wow, beautiful! <3


    5 months ago
  • FantasyOtter12

    "snatching at words to describe thoughts to describe feelings to describe me." Perfect description!!


    5 months ago