Starlitskies

Sri Lanka

She/Her
17
INTJ
Reader and Writer
Feminist
Coder

Go check out my WtW twin sister Zirong! She's amazing!

Scribble Chums with remi'sgotinkstains, useless :) and em wilder.

est. 26 Oct 2020

Message to Readers

I know I haven't published much lately. School got in the way, and when I finally sat down to write, I felt so pressured to only put out my best work. After an—excruciating—while, I realised how stupid I was, haha. So here's me restating my truth.
Hope you have an awesome day/night! <3

the show comes later

March 20, 2021

FREE WRITING

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i've forgotten that i am not a poet,
on stage, mic in hand, lights trained
on my lips, stressing syllables, 
drawing italics in the air, unrestrained.

i've forgotten that i am a poet,
a single arc of a writing circle; still
learning my truth, still drinking
the feel of the pen on paper, restrained,

trying to free the stories within.

 
lately, i've forgotten that i didn't join wtw to make it my stage; i joined wtw to make it my experimental ground, my writing circle. i came here to grow.

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4 Comments
  • Zirong

    "still drinking/the feel of the pen on paper, restrained,/trying to free the stories within."

    Love this so much!

    awww and your footnote!!! It is really an important message, and I can't agree more with Anne Blackwood and Yellow Sweater that it's super nice of you to remind us of this!!! :)

    Love
    Your twin sis~


    6 months ago
  • ArtCat

    wow! This is gorgeous, especially your description " still learning my truth, still drinking the feel of the pen on paper"
    RE: Thank you for your comment! I'll keep working on it!! XD


    6 months ago
  • Anne Blackwood

    "drawing italics in the air, unrestrained."
    "trying to free the stories within."
    Dang I really like this. And yeah, thanks for reminding us of this. I'm glad you're beginning to remember it as well.


    6 months ago
  • Yellow Sweater

    That footnote is definitely something I needed to be reminded of. Gorgeous piece though!


    6 months ago