Lily May

United States

Seventeen! I love puns, magic realism, and time.

Lily May (United States) liked I will never stop missing you. by Asher McMahan (United States)

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Lily May (United States) published:

Time is a Symptom of Love

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    Time used to mean nothing to me. I lived in a static universe; rationally, I assumed forms evolved, but my memory could not account for any change. Years melted into each other, but I could never surface in order to gain an aerial perspective. 
    Yes, I was eighteen years old. But I was also an eight year old with training wheels, an eleven year old listening to her father's vinyl records, and a fourteen year old...

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9 months ago

Lily May (United States) liked nuclear fusion by loveletterstosappho (United States)

10 months ago

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Lily May (United States) published:

What I Gained From the Fire

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    For most of my life, a fire burned in my house.
    I overheard my mom ask my dad if he comprehended what made the measure of a man. Either due to an innocent naïveté or maybe just a desire to be liked, I went looking for a tape measure. Instead, I found something far more sinister in the attic.
    Flames flickered in the room as if hosting a vigil. Blessed are those among children,...

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10 months ago

Lily May (United States) liked I'm back and here's a contest!! CONTEST CLOSED. by The Great Gabs-by (Singapore)

10 months ago

Lily May (United States) liked Vendor by AbiJoy (United States)

10 months ago

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Lily May (United States) published:

Furniture and the Existential Horror it Inspires

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    I fall in love easily. 
    But this time it wasn't a choice. It happened the moment I walked into her bedroom. This is consumerist America- we are what we own. 
    A Blade Runner poster hung over her door frame. I wondered if Philip K. Dick was her favorite author, too. Right beside it was a framed surrealist painting of a blue banana. I wanted to ask her why, but she wasn't there. 
    Her Mac...

10 months ago

Lily May (United States) published:

Making the Choice to Watch Bandersnatch

PROMPT: Film Review Competition 2019

    Now, will you read this review or continue scrolling on your device? The choice is easy. You have ten seconds. 

    If decisions are tricky for you, perhaps Bandersnatch stands as too anxiety-inducing for your viewing pleasure. The film alienates itself from the rest of the Black Mirroranthology, for it is a choose-your-own-adventure interactive event. Even from that basic premise, a simple question is asked: what makes a film a film? Is the act of watching a movie...

11 months ago

Lily May (United States) liked Before Sunrise: A Fresh Take on Romantic Comedies by ria17sep (India)

almost 2 years ago