CCReed

United States of America

Love to write. Doesn't matter if it's good.

Message from Writer

Please read, critique, read again, and enjoy yourselves thoroughly. If needed, read again and critique harshly. I'm always looking to improve my writing.

CCReed (United States of America)() published:

Ups and Downs

PROMPT: One-Liner

The Earth has its good and bad days, too.

6 months ago

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CCReed (United States of America)() published:

Welcome

FREE WRITING

I've been introduced to the broken crowd,
The tight-lipped, sarcastic quips,
Scars up and down the esophagus
From the screams that got torn out their throats.

Welcome to the new in-crowd,
The most dangerous person to you is yourself.
Dark humor is only funny because
It covers up the reality that we're facing.

The new trend is to
Keep all of your feelings inside,
To speak through the wounds you give yourself,
Keep the pain bottled up because
You don't...

6 months ago

1

CCReed (United States of America)() published:

Welcome

FREE WRITING

I've been introduced to the broken crowd,
The tight-lipped, sarcastic quips,
Scars up and down the esophagus
From the screams that got torn out their throat.

Welcome to the new in-crowd,
The most dangerous person to you is yourself.
Dark humor is only funny because
It covers up the reality that we're facing.

The new trend is to
Keep all of your feelings inside,
To speak through the wounds you give yourself,
Keep the pain bottled up because
You don't...

Seeking Peer Reviews

7 months ago

CCReed (United States of America)() published:

The Color of Lies

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Slightly scuffling, scuttling- crawling,
Tip-toeing tangents around words,
Telling without saying completely, exactly
what happened.

But I know.

Truth tastes like vodka,
And burns down the throat,
Scarring the insides of every artery and ligament,
Every vein that led to your heart
bursts in a flurry of varying colors.

But all you see is red.

Red is the color of lies,
Bright and pungent,
Staining your vision and the walls,
Stinging your nostrils until it crawls
Into your eyes.

All...

9 months ago

CCReed (United States of America)() liked Pink by Ali S (Australia)()

9 months ago

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CCReed (United States of America)() published:

The Unspoken #MentalHealthMonth

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It's been 17 days.
17 days since his last setback.
He couldn't go 2 days without indulging on it before, next he couldn't go 15.
I hope- no, I pray- PRAY that he never looks at it again.

Do you know what I'm talking about yet? A side of addiction that hardly gets talked about- the "He Who Must Not Be Named" of the addiction world. And yet, it's everywhere- on billboards, advertisements, social media, pop-ups, everywhere, EVERYWHERE.
I live...

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9 months ago

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9 months ago

CCReed (United States of America)() liked i'm twelve - so i think that i know how life works now, mum by AlienFromPluto (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)()

10 months ago

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