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Lissie

United States

Everyone says I talk too much, but I'd like to say I'm a storyteller.

Message from Writer

I hope to someday give someone else a home in my words the same way I found a home.

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Lissie (United States) published:

Take As Much As You Can

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Take the air from my chest
And the words from my paper.

Take the ink from my pen
And the light of my sun.

Take everything that you can,
But you won't stop me.

I'll grow trees in my bones
And construct new letters.

I'll use my blood to write
And create my own light.

It doesn't matter how much
You try to take away from me.

I'll get back up and continue
Building until you can't ignore me.

14 days ago

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Lissie (United States) liked #LifeLemonsPrompt by _TJNR@cheshire_ (Australia)

17 days ago

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This is me

Lissie (United States) started following _TJNR@cheshire_ (Australia)

17 days ago

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Lissie (United States) published:

People Leave

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Sometimes people leave
--and you can try as you might--
But most times you can't bring them back
Only they can do that.

17 days ago

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Lissie (United States) published:

Child No Longer

PROMPT: Unplugged: Op-Ed Competition

In one of my classes the other day, my teacher was giving us a presentation on Taoism. He passed out a packet of quotes and then started showing us his power point slides. His power point had a lot of different images of water because in Taoism , the Tao is often compared to water. Later in the class, he prompted us to look over the packets he'd passed out. After reading through the packets, he typically has us talk...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 month ago

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Lissie (United States) published:

holes

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holes in the curtain
sunlight filters through
weightless yellow fire
slips through holes in cotton

still pillars stand upon
a dreamer dreaming
shattering dreams burning
holes until they're gone

holes from coals
black red scorching
dreamer no longer
soul riddled with holes

about 2 months ago

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Lissie (United States) liked a fear of 0 by Christy Wisdom (United States)

about 2 months ago

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Lissie (United States) published:

cut short

PROMPT: 0-9

0 days
1 pen
2 cars
3 friends
4 seasons
5 storms
6 dances
7 colors
8 pages empty
9 11 calls

about 2 months ago

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Lissie (United States) liked The Garden by E.s.L_:) (Canada)

about 2 months ago

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Lissie (United States) published:

we were

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we are the water
and also the fire
we are the giver
and also the taker
we are the summer
and also the winter

the timer is over
we had the power
but we acted later
rather than sooner
so we lost all color

 

2 months ago