rwong

United States

~average teen writer/poet~
Christian
lover of historical fiction books (especially WWII)
dog lover
pianist
musical lover

joined september 19, 2020

Message from Writer

say hi to my amazing wtw friends: mirkat, Paisley Blue, lochnessie, and SunV
and my irl friend: JMkittycat

"never dim the light that shines from within." - maya angelou
"poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words." - robert frost
"all you have to do is write one true sentence. write the truest sentence that you know." - ernest hemingway

now a tightrope

December 28, 2020

FREE WRITING

5
i've never known friendship the way i did with you:
individual strands cannot be identified but
perhaps that is not the point -- our footpath crossed,
lives woven together with such intricacy 
that only God would have the ability to entwine
forming the beginnings of a never-ending friendship bracelet
containing elasticity beyond our most untamed imaginations
we told each other that this would be the secret to our friendship:
it would never falter, for it would never snap

though we tread on different trails
our lives lay connected through this cord
now wide enough to serve as a rope bridge
that we hastened across whenever we needed each other --
and isn't that enough of a reason to stabilize our wobbling walkway?

i guess we never got the chance
perhaps you pulled too far, perhaps i did
but when our bridge was stretched across an ocean
its strength was evaluated; our trust in our friendship
died, and with it, the bridge -- all that remains now
is a tightrope that we're both too scared to cross





 
i guess this is kinda like a pre-quel to my first piece "fraying friendship" but then it kinda covers the same thing in the end. i was thinking i might make this into a collection but it's definitely gonna need some work. and some editing XD 

Print

See History
  • December 28, 2020 - 1:24pm (Now Viewing)

Login or Signup to provide a comment.

7 Comments
  • lochnessie

    roih: badoing boop


    4 months ago
  • lochnessie

    roih: now i'm distracted by your casual use of the word 'hop'
    like
    HOP
    they'll just HOP on out like
    hop pop skip hop


    4 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: nooooooooo
    oooo
    oooo
    *struggles* but i don't LIKE them


    4 months ago
  • lochnessie

    also re: ohmygod i really hate the photo and now also have a mild fear of being stalked via the internet as though someone's going to like leap out of my computer screen and i realllyyy hate the photo and now all my answers sound weird


    4 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: rachelle! i love it! what a pretty name :)


    4 months ago
  • lochnessie

    re: oh HI shell!!
    um... i feel extremely complimented.. your flattery is undeserved...


    4 months ago
  • crystalline•galaxies

    wow, you really managed to capture this feeling perfectly. the whole metaphor with the tightrope is so relatable and gorgeous.


    4 months ago