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Aaliyah

United States

Author of "Miss conceptions" (2017)
Fashion Designer/Journalist
Kathak and Modern dancer
Learning français

aliyahbanerjee.com
aaliyahstyle.wordpress.com

Message from Writer

Words from you are the best ones.

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Aaliyah (United States) published:

Insignificant Rage

PROMPT: Water Body

Rings in the ear
like the calls of a haunting ghost
who comes for my soul in my nightmares
the tender feelings surface
and long-forgotten words resound

Stormy cries from beneath
my hair whips into my eyes
can't see! want to yell -
but the water doesn't yield
and my pleas bounce off the cloudy skies

Through the tinted windows
of his and her sights
poison seeps into the bottomless depths
want to hurl my abuses 
but can't find my...

Seeking Peer Reviews

18 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) reviewed:

When Left Behind

PROMPT: Refuge

Overall, I felt the tone of the poem to be melancholy, and it was a nice touch of emotion in so short piece. Good job with word choice, and integrating imagery as well.

22 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) reviewed:

Waiting

FREE WRITING

I like that you took the initiative to write a piece based upon an everyday event. I can clearly see that the time was important for you, as you were very descriptive, and I could imagine the scene taking place...

23 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) reviewed:

pine poem 4

FREE WRITING

I really liked the composition of the poem, and especially the word choice. The way you describe the pine trees moving and growing really captivated me, and your imagination is evident in the poem. Good job!

25 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) started following LyraLynne (United States)

26 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) published:

Social Media: Advantage or Hindrance?

PROMPT: Unplugged: Op-Ed Competition

   "Catch us at any moment of the day and our eyes are staring at a screen. Interaction has been replaced by scrolling, posting, and liking. Hit ‘like’ to show the world that the person is your friend. Follow a person to say that you’re interested in their daily life. Post to pause your life in the moment, and show everyone that perfected smile.  We are walking through these precious moments with a phone in hand- the very moments which our...

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27 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) reviewed:

Summer

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I thoroughly enjoyed this little poem, and what I love most about it is how through few words, you managed to make me imagine that I was at the beach myself. Good job with wording and description, and inserting unique...

27 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) started following Jose (India)

27 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) reviewed:

Fighting depression

PROMPT: Open Prompt

The piece was extremely well written, and the beginning especially helped draw my attention in. I hope that the situation improves, and I admire your initiative to speak out and write about it. Being from India myself, I have heard...

28 days ago

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Aaliyah (United States) liked Fighting depression by Jose (India)

29 days ago