batman_is_a_cracker

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Message from Writer

#giveusbackourwords

My message to the gifted young writers of Write the World:
Don’t let anyone dictate your words.

the bandit

February 19, 2021

FREE WRITING

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you know, my dad used to be a poet
he had a well-worn journal filled with tear-streaked pen ink
and the words used to come so easily
and now he spends his days
firing people and telling vaguely sexist jokes over zoom calls
it’s like having children stripped him of his creativity
like fucking artistry mosquitos, we all are
i do feel guilt over that, and this selfish fear
this bitter, aching possessiveness
i stole the art out of my father
and i fear the world
will steal the art out of me




 
i'm always here, if you wanna talk

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3 Comments
  • YW_H

    this piece is so pretty and i am in so much awe of you - i cannot wait to see what you write next because you are so talented and this piece is so beautiful!


    8 days ago
  • aalawrites

    this was so well done! wow i'm speechless


    about 1 month ago
  • Yellow Sweater

    This is so poignant. utterly stunned.


    3 months ago