Dani A. Remlap

United States

-Senior (yes, really. I don't believe it either)
-Trying my best
-Ravenclaw for life
-Endlessly curious
-Self-proclaimed poet
-I just wanna help people.
-So. Many. Books. To. Read.

Message from Writer

Life is crazy, but ultimately it's amazing

Look guys, I'm just seventeen and hopeless and filling these pages like it will save me.

I live for comments and reviews but I work twenty hours a week, and take college classes, so I'm not terribly active anymore.

Questions For Icarus

March 18, 2018


Tell me Icarus, 
Golden boy with wings of wax,
Did you laugh when you
Or did you brace for it?
Tell me Icarus,
Broken boy with sodden feathers,
Were you afraid?
Or did you welcome to sea with
A smile?
Tell me Icarus,
Rebel boy with windblown hair,
Do you regret a gleaming 
Moment of flight?
Or were those instants of freedom
Tell me Icarus,
Lost boy with only a legend to your name,
Should I obey and
Avoid the fall?
Or should I fly into the sun?


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  • Quille

    Icarus is my favorite story of Greek mythology & I can't find any words to express how awesomely this poem describes how I feel about it!
    Absolutely gorgeous!

    5 months ago
  • Dani A. Remlap

    Thank you, Kate.
    (It's from Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five, which I highly recommend. It is definitely an adult book though, and it has language and imagery some readers may not be able to handle.)

    about 2 years ago
  • Kaitlyn ❄

    Dakota, this is so freaking beautiful... I don't have words. You are such a heartfelt writer. I love it.
    Btw, I love your new profile pic.

    about 2 years ago