Joanna

Romania

18 and finding my voice. Firm believer in turning real-life experience into fictional pieces of writing.

Joanna (Romania) published:

To You

PROMPT: Love in Words

To my first, my last, my one that got away,

The ache in my heart is beyond all measure. Your presence is heaven, your absence is hell. You have overtaken my every thought, and for you I long day by day. Why, I wonder, did I not say the words at the right time? The words, those words I am too inexperienced to understand, those words I feel so sure I understand. From the deepest pits of my being, I...

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9 months ago

Joanna (Romania) published:

Dragstih

PROMPT: Fernweh

Dragstih (noun; DRAG-steeh): An immensely powerful feeling of love or adoration, manifested emotionally like an irresistible, all-destructive force of nature through the wholehearted affection we project onto someone who is priceless to us. This intense emotion can either mean a passionate romance or a toxic relationship, as drawing a line between the two is often difficult.

Origin: From the words dragŭ and stihija, both from the old Porto-Slavic language, meaning "something or someone that is loved, appreciated and meaningful"...

almost 2 years ago

Joanna (Romania) started following Jeremy Houle (United States of America)

almost 2 years ago

Joanna (Romania) liked Luctamo - painful loving by Jeremy Houle (United States of America)

almost 2 years ago

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Joanna (Romania) published:

Romania

PROMPT: Ten Words to You

Smell of grandma's food and revolution in the cold air.

almost 2 years ago

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Joanna (Romania) published:

Shame

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2017

               A touch was all I needed to know if I could trust him or not. Or so I’d thought, because when his vigorous, yet strangely tender fingers grasped my forearm, goose bumps instantly appeared all over my skin, and like a caring mother, he started to caress my arm up and down and up again, in an attempt to calm my senses. I thought I heard him whisper “shh”, but maybe it was...

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almost 2 years ago

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almost 2 years ago

Joanna (Romania) published:

Genesis

FREE WRITING

was I wrong to trust
you wouldn't poison me?
was I wrong to think
your mouth wouldn't be hiding so many secrets?

I've made my fair share of mistakes
but the most foolish of all
was to believe
you were the Adam
to my Eve
when you were, in fact,
the snake

and the apple
was your lies

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about 2 years ago