Araw

Australia

Writers block is a plague and I'm infected. Hi, I'm Araw. I'm seventeen and I call myself I writer.

Message from Writer

I only started writing to practice for a scholarship exam. Five years later, here I am.

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Araw (Australia) published:

The Botanist's Bones

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Yellowing edges like the corners of ancient parchment
Threaten the ivory white of the dead.
The marrow has long since evaporated.
Only hollow bones are left,
Like those that keep birds light enough to fly
Except there is no such freedom here.
Peaceful, inevitable sleep
Eventually clips all wings.
 
No burial for this forever-sleeper.
No such privilege as a funeral.
His casket is made of grime-covered glass,
Rusted iron frames.
His companions are mere children,
Descendants of those he...

Seeking Peer Reviews

7 months ago

Araw (Australia) reviewed:

cracked lips

PROMPT: Star Wish

This is a lovely piece with only a few very little changes to be made. Even then, these changes work to enhance an already outstanding piece.

7 months ago

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Araw (Australia) published:

Munchausen Dollhouse

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You’re beautiful
With your delicate, dainty fingers
That reflect the light of the sun right back at Her.
That’s just your nature, I suppose.
Whatever you're given, you try to give back.
Maybe that’s why you sometimes refuse your medicine,
Tell me I’m sick
While you are hardly able to stand on your own.
My dear, I am fine. But you,
You are porcelain
And it is my job to ensure you do not break.
 
Sometimes, I see you...

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