Alicat

United States

I am just a young writer hoping to make a difference in the world I live in.

I'm a nerd :)
She/her
Animal Lover
Bookworm
Photographer
Musicophile

I have so many ideas and nowhere to start.

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"No matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there's something stronger- something better, pushing right back." -Albert Camus

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Alicat (United States) published:

I Am Afraid

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I am afraid to raise a daughter
only to see her become
battered and bruised,
gaslighted and ignored,
fighting to stay afloat
in a storm where the lifeboats are reserved
for men. 

I am afraid to raise a son
only to see him become
cold and hallow,
told over and over 
feelings don't matter,
accomplishments do.

I am afraid to raise a child
only to see them become
hidden and alone
constantly told who they are isn't natural
rejected by...

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Alicat (United States) published:

Pandemic Memoir

PROMPT: Pandemic Memoir

Doing nothing and yet feeling everything.

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Alicat (United States) published:

I Am Afraid

FREE WRITING

I am afraid to raise a daughter a world that
constantly tells her she will never be enough,
ties bricks around her ankles and pretends they aren't there,
abuses her in any way it can and 
tells her she's to blame if she tries to speak up.

I am afraid to raise a son in a world that
belittles him for showing emotions,
encourages him to treat people like objects,
expects him to be good at everything
from sports to...

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