remi'sgotinkstains

United States

you can call me Anne Shirley
I've got her hair and her imagination
she/her
INFP-T, Mediator
14 :)
a little insane--no, that's an understatement ;)

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I'm just a girl with a pen, and I like to use it

scribble chums with Starlitskies, em wilder, and useless :)

Luna Lovegood is my blueberry twin Hermione and I are sworn frenemies

"If a kiss could be seen, I think it would look like a violet." --Priscilla Grant

"Look, do you see that poem! Oh, it's the most beautiful poem I ever saw!" --Anne Shirley

I'd love to be friends! Just hit me up in the comments!

climbing a tree

March 18, 2021

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his bark is rough, cool
against my fingertips
scraped by slivers
hand over hand, limb by limb
up, higher, above
I reach to touch the sky with my tongue.

someone's hung a streamer
by a branch
achingly pink
wind-blown trash, a prayer, a gift?
only the tree and they know
I leave it there.

a leaf grants my forehead a mossy kiss
water over stones, river-laugh
birdsong in one ear, out the other, returned
voices, car motors reduced to a low hum
I can't hear anything but my
slow breaths in rhythm
with my heartbeats.

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6 Comments
  • Toikupu~est

    Great metaphor!!! Like it a lot :) Don't know how to phrase this - I want it to come across as friendly and not creepy! - but wanna be friends? You seem really cool, and an amazing writer too!


    5 months ago
  • useless :)

    hey!!
    just thought i'd check in lol, even though you might not see this for a while. how have u been lately? :)


    6 months ago
  • Starlitskies

    "I reach to touch the sky with my tongue." - This line is fantastic. And wow! The detail and description is engrossing! It can be so gratifying to dislocate yourself from the city and feel nature in your hands once in a while. Sadly, I live in an apartment so no nature here except for a few potted house plants. :/
    Re: Thank you so much for your comment on my piece! It's always heartening to receive one of your thoughtful and sweet comments! <3


    6 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    Re: Lol yup
    And thanks. :)


    6 months ago
  • useless :)

    re: thank you! i completely agree, they're incredible :)
    i haven't been posting as often either, i totally get it. life can get busy, especially with school and stuff.
    also, i love this! climbing trees is so fun :D
    "a leaf grants my forehead a mossy kiss"- your descriptions are always so beautiful. still not over "dripping beads of moonlight" lol


    6 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    Ugh I wanna climb a tree now


    6 months ago