Pocahontas

Philippines

I want to be famous in the way a pulley is famous,
or a buttonhole, not because it did anything spectacular,
but because it never forgot what it could do.

- Naomi Shihab Nye, 'Famous'

Message from Writer

Hello! My name is Amber and I'm a seventeen year old girl from the Philippines. I enjoy writing as much as I do horses, fruit, and reality television. Feel free to message me if you need someone to talk to about your writing!

Pocahontas (Philippines) started following AJ - Izzy (Canada)

over 1 year ago

Pocahontas (Philippines) reviewed:

Where I am From

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

Also, I was just curious, was it a conscious decision to really not mention the actual place you are from?

over 1 year ago

Pocahontas (Philippines) reviewed:

Mine Indelible

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

I would also love to hear what the background or context behind this piece is! Of course, it's really cool that the poem is universal enough for me to ascribe my own experiences into it, but I still am curious!

over 1 year ago

4

Pocahontas (Philippines) published:

Juan Bautista

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019


the squiggly scraggly television screens
the stars of Christmas day comedy special
the single lightbulb swinging through the crack
in the ceiling
the swarms that sail
in the ocean of next door’s electricity

the sand on your slippers
are home before you

sh sh sh sh sh

you hush the door hinge the way
you see your wife do to your hairy,
teething, hurricane of a two-month old:

like please please please please

lorena is lighting a candle on the...
Seeking Peer Reviews

over 1 year ago

2

Pocahontas (Philippines) published:

Juan Bautista

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019


the squiggly scraggly television screens
the stars of Christmas day comedy special
the single lightbulb swinging through the crack
in the ceiling
the swarms that sail
in the ocean of next door’s electricity

the sand on your slippers
are home before you

sh sh sh sh sh

you hush the door hinge the way
you see your wife do to your hairy,
teething, hurricane of a two-month old:

like please please please please

lorena is lighting a candle on the...
Seeking Peer Reviews

over 1 year ago

Pocahontas (Philippines) earned a badge Good Neighbor

over 1 year ago

Pocahontas (Philippines) earned a badge Competitor

over 2 years ago

2

Pocahontas (Philippines) published:

Amazon's New Grocery Store Has No Cashiers

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2018

the average person uses Facebook for 50 minutes a day
and in an average almost hour the average person will see
an average of three fragmented futures: the first, a Cool New
Pen That Lets You Draw With Any Color From The Environment
 
the second, a cause for some real excitement, This Plastic
Slate Can Recreate 16 Instruments and last, whether we’re
busy with friends or bored and alone, haven’t touched a
screen in weeks or always on our...

Seeking Peer Reviews

over 2 years ago

Pocahontas (Philippines) earned a badge Leader

over 2 years ago

Pocahontas (Philippines) started following Gabriel Goodwin (Philippines)

over 2 years ago