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My Voice

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How do I discover and develop my own unique voice as a writer? I know that I am what I read, but how do I go beyond trying to simply reproduce the writing styles and voices of other great artists and writers.

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Harley (South Africa) published:

My Voice

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How do I discover and develop my own unique voice as a writer? I know that I am what I read, but how do go beyond trying to simply reproduce the writing styles and voices of other great artists and writers.

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Ghosts

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I thought that this piece is art in it's simplicity. It captures the poignant childhood fears evocatively in a few short sentences. On a broader note, I think it speaks of how fear can affect how we perceive and relate...

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Ask Michael

My Voice

How do I discover and develop my own unique voice as a writer? I know that I am what I read, but how do I go beyond trying to simply reproduce the writing styles and voices of other great artists and writers.

Ask Michael

My Voice

How do I discover and develop my own unique voice as a writer? I know that I am what I read, but how do go beyond trying to simply reproduce the writing styles and voices of other great artists and writers.

Word

Put down 
Your metaphors,
 
she said. 

I want to see your face instead. 
But I hide behind these quotes for reason

because at times it's hard to put to words these feelings,
their metre and their meaning. 

I could tell by the simile on her face
that she could relate to me. 

She told me how she'd lie down in the field of her despondency
And how above her, the sky was low with storm clouds. 

I told her how I lived in my ghost town, 
Or more accurately, my kingdom of pain. 

I said, when my own words where beyond me, the silence was conjunctioned by Ed Sheeran melodies.  

She said, when she learned to speak, it wasn't an Adele elegy. The Word cut deep. 

Tell me. 

When she said it, and it echoed through the sky, the clouds that precipitated ancient malaise rolled back like scrolls. My very kingdom was shaken and I've never been the...

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