Writers block is a plague and I'm infected. Hi, I'm Araw. I'm seventeen and I call myself I writer.

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Woot new poem


November 23, 2018


I used to find the feeling of my hand in yours comforting
There was something that reminded me of home
In the way your fingers played with mine
Absentmindedly assuring yourself that I was still with you
But now you feel like cold biting air
And you’re nothing like the familiar warmth of what I know
You feel like a corpse come to stand by me
Not letting the fact that you’re dead and gone stop you
And your quiet singing voice
That only escaped your lips
When you were concentrating on something hard
No longer sounds like a meek nightingale trying to finding its song
It is replaced by the sound of howling wind
Forcing its way through a train station platform
On which only I stand
Remembering when the spot next to me was not empty
Your hot breath that once tickled my ear whenever you whispered to me
Used to make my heart race faster than I thought it ever could
And it still does
But now it also sends shivers along my spine
It is chilling
And calling for help
From beyond the grave in which you rest
With a rasp that rattles bones
Every time I feel you with me
All colour drains from my face
Because I know you aren’t meant to be here
You haven’t been here in a long time
Please stop reminding me
That from under your tombstone, you still reach out 
Please stop reminding me
That you are a home I can never return to


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  • JadeAndSerpentine

    so good


    aaaaaah how do you do this

    6 months ago
  • AminahMcBina

    Hi Araw!
    I'm Mina, and I'll be your "reviewing partner" for the month of December. I'm going to try and get a review done for this, as soon as I can!

    Btw, this piece was wonderful!!!!

    about 1 year ago
  • tangelogirl

    love this piece dude oof

    about 1 year ago
  • Kiwitty

    love this :)

    about 1 year ago
  • Anha

    woot love these contrasts!

    about 1 year ago
  • Onion3102

    Beautiful job Araw...

    about 1 year ago
  • Mangolover

    This is amazing and I absolutely love the last line :) Keep writing & have fun!

    about 1 year ago
  • Nonny21

    Wow... This is so beautiful that I have literally no words to describe it... Just WOW
    I love how you have described everything, definitely one the best things about this piece. The first verse was seemed like a bit of happy romance and then the second verse turned the whole thing upside down! Then I couldn't take my eyes of the screen and the last verse was like a punch to my gut... amazing and left me wanting to read more!!!

    about 1 year ago