Yellow Sweater

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Zinnia | she/her | bi | agnostic | 18 | WA

2021-2022 Seattle Youth Poet Laureate

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I don't necessarily agree with my own assertions

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I don't know why I can't come up with pleasant metaphors. Sorry!

Out of Me

March 22, 2021

Friendship is like an ingrown hair. It’s an entity of its own, sprouting under your skin; a cherished parasite that's painful to remove and painful to keep. There is nothing more intimate.

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  • Starlitskies

    Pleasant metaphors are lovely, yes, but these are the ones that actually make you think. I love how human and authentic it is.
    Re: Thank you for your sweet comment on my piece. <3


    6 months ago
  • Nyla

    Wow- this is really beautiful and profound. Loll unpleasant metaphors are the ones that stick in your head so don't worry!


    6 months ago
  • journal.scribbles

    I never thought I'd say this about a piece about an ingrown hair, but this is beautiful XD. Also, love the new username!


    6 months ago