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RainAndSonder

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poetry and short stories - they/them - harry potter (hufflepuff) - amateur guitarist - the beatles -
music - podcasts (esp night vale)
I drew my profile picture.
What if every song, book, poem, or painting was just a metaphor for food?

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“Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another ‘What! You too? I thought that no one but myself.’” - C.S. Lewis
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.” - Albert Einstein
"Words are flying out like endless rain into a paper cup." - The Beatles
"The best of us can find happiness in misery." - Fall Out Boy
I've been on this site since 2017. Usually willing to give feedback. If you're going to like, comment too; it doesn't take too long and is much more helpful!

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RainAndSonder (United States) liked Dress Codes Encourage Sexism by Plausible.Poems (United States)

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RainAndSonder (United States) published:

macabre soulmates

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his hands grapple around the edges of the skull,
like clinging from a cliff ledge:
grotty fingernails snatch at rough bone,
browned and deepened in the soiled light,
shadow cascading over the gaping sockets,
the deserted cavity of a nose.
light shines where skin would fit,
and a row of teeth like rotted pillars rest
on calloused fingertips.
and atop it all, a crown;
tarnished gold and an air of demand.
there's an architecture to it, the social pyramid ingrained ...

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RainAndSonder (United States) liked the best panic! at the disco songs - ranked by paperbird (United States)

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RainAndSonder (United States) reviewed:

smoke signals (novel excerpt)

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OK, wow. This is amazing. I'm sorry that I couldn't add a lot of critiques; this review was mostly just me marveling at your writing abilities. If you publish more parts, please let me know; I'd love to read the...

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RainAndSonder (United States) liked i saw skeletons carved from paint and i thought of this by paperbird (United States)

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RainAndSonder (United States) published:

as i must assume was the case with you #N.poetry

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people don't seem to realize what numb means:
it's not like shin guards in soccer, or
the callouses you get when you play guitar.
numb is standing in a creek with your
jeans bunched up against the skin above your knees and
the sun flashing like a sword, whiling away to the horizon,
and the water slapping your ankles again and again,
so cold it bites,
so cold it seeps through your skin and drags away your veins,
and still...

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RainAndSonder (United States) liked not-so-official poetry anthology?? by paperbird (United States)

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RainAndSonder (United States) reviewed:

trapped

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Fantastic poem! I could really feel the emotion here, as it shifts from one stanza to the next, and I felt that I was standing in the narrator's shoes. All the critiques I have to make, I've made above, so...

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RainAndSonder (United States) published:

macabre soulmates

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his hands grapple around the edges of the skull,
like hanging from a cliff ledge for dear life:
grotty fingernails echo on rough bone,
tanned and browned in the soiled light,
shadow cascading over the sockets,
the cavity of a nose.
light shines where skin would fit,
and a row of teeth like rotted white pillars
rest on calloused fingertips.
atop it all, a crown;
tarnished gold with an air of demand.
there's an architecture to it, the social pyramid ...

Seeking Peer Reviews

9 days ago

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