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Norah

United States

A writer who wants to be an actor who wants to be a poet. I wrote a novel and haven't read it since.
Witchcraft | Queer Musings | Moon Poetry

Message from Writer

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
― Ernest Hemingway
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Half of my poems are titled "The Human Condition"

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Norah (United States) published:

Interplanetary Loan

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

chalk has already become antiquated,
like statues and ghost stories,
mountain passes—human in their arrogance  

chalk—if only because the dust seeps into the walls,
the floorboards caked with pastel nebulae,
crushed candy hearts—also out of business.

when the map to our lives burns up in another planet’s
atmosphere
when we are gone
the mountains will have changed
and I will miss the chalk
on the warm bricks outside my old home

my fingerprint—no longer mine,
caked with color

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Norah (United States) published:

What the Universe Does When It's Bored

FREE WRITING

It’s raining in Nebraska.
There’s a better way to say that, perhaps. There’s a better way to describe the farmland and the mud and the power lines going down and the strangling wind.
Someone’s reading a book on a train in Prague. The subway tunnel walls rush passed. She blinks.
The world doesn’t.
The world is a cocoon of life.
Below, fire, earth, water, grit and grime and above.
Well, above is a different story.
A time bomb ticking.
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Norah (United States) published:

Gravity

PROMPT: Tiny Love Story

She came back in the rain, while the kettle boiled. It had been more than twenty years.

Her face was aged and wrinkled, but so was mine. She had no flowers, no card, no apology. Just her hands, warm and tired and perfect.

“Am I too late?”

I didn’t reply, only welcomed her into my home.

Only after, standing by the window watching the ocean move, did she repeat the question.

“No. Nothing like this ever can be, I think.”
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