Lara J.

New Zealand

13
Coder
Photographer
Loves to read J.K. Rowling
Enjoys Physics
Can speak three languages
Carries a blue notebook everywhere to write down interesting character and place descriptions

Message from Writer

Words are a lens to focus one's mind. ― Ayn Rand

In One, Single Second

November 23, 2021

To me, it feels slow.
Gentle, like a breeze;
Floating, like a snowflake
before it melts on warm flesh.
I see the fields in the distance,
Feathery heads bobbing to the rhythm of the rain.
The Sun glimmers and shimmers at me, 
A marvelous, glowing jewel 
In a backdrop of morning glory.
And I see the village children
Dancing, laughing, joyfully jumping.
I am like that, too, I think. 
Carefree, yet falling,
Down, down, down... 
And oh! - is this the end?
When I splash in the gravel
Like an explosion of winter spray.
But I do not care,
For I have seen the beauties of the world
In that one, single second. 


(A poem that presents the world through the eyes of a raindrop)

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9 Comments
  • _streaks_of_stars_

    wow, so beautiful good job!


    about 2 months ago
  • FantasyOtter12

    Congrats on writers pick! i love the tone of voice this raindrop has on its way down to the ground wow well done


    about 2 months ago
  • Eblinn

    i love this so much


    about 2 months ago
  • KanjiKat

    Congrats on WP.


    about 2 months ago
  • Writing4Life

    Beautiful!! Congrats on WP!!


    about 2 months ago
  • thebookishfey

    WOW! congrats on writer's pick!!


    about 2 months ago
  • Keerthi Kannan

    Really pretty and deserving piece. Congratulations on writer’s pick!


    about 2 months ago
  • Chai Tea

    Congratulations on Writer's Pick! That's a huge achievement, and this lovely piece is very deserving of it. <3


    about 2 months ago
  • Dhanyata

    That's an amazing piece!


    2 months ago