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JCWriter

United States

I'm a "pre-published" novelist with a passion for free verse and high fantasy (and occasionally being over-dramatic).

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JCWriter (United States) liked ​Unafraid by Norah (United States)

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JCWriter (United States) published:

I Am From Noplace

PROMPT: Where I'm From

I am from noplace and everyplace,
    from the Land of Fire
    and the land of the free.
I am from the warm scent of fresh tendir
    as it reached out, promising deliciousness
    with every breath I took,
    guiding my second-grader steps around the corner.

I am from the underappreciated tree branches
    that waved their leaves outside the kitchen window,
    sunlight filtering through their near-translucent forms.
I am from Salam! and Necesen? and Yaxshiyam; ...

Seeking Peer Reviews

16 days ago

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JCWriter (United States) published:

The Winter

FREE WRITING

    The snowflakes fell gently, slowly. They were tiny, floating up and down on faint currents of frigid breeze, as white as the sky was gray. The wind was just cold enough to bite, its dagger-sharp touch sending shivers down the back of a lonely figure trudging a ravine through the snow-covered road. Trees swayed to the left of the path, leafless branches cutting a sharp contrast against the colorless expanse of forbidding sky above and the empty ocean...

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about 1 month ago

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JCWriter (United States) published:

Dispirited Fog

PROMPT: Paint Swatch

    Dispirited fog is the color of everything during finals week when you know you're moving in six--five--four days. It is the color of sleep-deprivation mingled with mourning, of the shaky smile you plaster across your face like frosting hiding a cake that didn't turn out right. It is the distant look in your eyes when the world becomes a dream and you can't quite focus on anything, and when you're so lost in thought that you can't find your way...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 month ago

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JCWriter (United States) liked Letter to the Dead by Engi Abou-El-Kheir (Canada)

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JCWriter (United States) liked Engi by Engi Abou-El-Kheir (Canada)

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JCWriter (United States) liked German Mousse by Emma Sue (United States)

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JCWriter (United States) liked Grilled Cheese by WordsForChange (United States)

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JCWriter (United States) liked Graceful Descent by gayatrirajan (United States)

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