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dreaming of goddesses, sunflowers and italian sunshine.

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October 15, 2017

PROMPT: Why I Write

I write because I need to. I write to meet my demons and chase them away. I write to feel like I'm not worthless, like I mean something. 

I write because my mind is filled with dreams and ideas. I write because if I don't get them out, I'll be lost. I wrote because I need things I can't have and the only way to get them is to feel them on paper.

I write because it's the only thing that makes sense. I write because my life depends on it. I live on arms covered in hastily scribbled words and half-formed sentences on the tip of my tongue and stories that'll never be told and one day finding a fallen star on paper.

I write because it is safe and dangerous and easy and hard. I write because it's a contradiction, a reflection of a life that takes away part of mine. I write because there are so many emotions and feelings and if they're not on paper, in front of me, I'll lose them. 


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  • sparkdust

    this is such a big mood! it's so true and hits close to home

    about 2 years ago
  • rainandsonder

    This was very interesting. Great work!

    over 2 years ago
  • elisa

    thank you!

    over 2 years ago
  • Kaitlyn ❄

    You could have you title as "I Write..." with the periods and everything too. Just a suggestion. Really great job.

    over 2 years ago
  • elisa

    thank you :)

    over 2 years ago
  • Megan Jung

    It will be better if you put on a title. Everything else is well organized and good. :)

    over 2 years ago