Emily Scoggins

United States of America

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5 months ago

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Emily Scoggins (United States of America)() published:

Here to Stay

FREE WRITING

I met a lady once,
at a Starbucks in the city.
She looked quite friendly,
and was honestly very pretty.
As I looked down at her bag,
something caught my eye,
and seeing it there 
made me feel like I could fly.
It was nothing special,
a pen with a rainbow.
In the rainbow were three letters,
allowing me to know.
And when I saw the letters, 
I looked her in the eyes,
and asked a simple question,
"Do you...

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5 months ago

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Emily Scoggins (United States of America)() published:

With Empty Chest

FREE WRITING

You told me once to smile more
That I'm less scary that way,
But now I can't help but wonder
If that smile could make you stay.
We never had long
We knew that from the start,
But somehow you still managed
To steal all pieces of my heart. 
The sun still shines,
The rain still falls,
The ground by now has froze.
And I will watch with empty chest
Until, at last, my eyelids close.
 

about 1 year ago

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Emily Scoggins (United States of America)() published:

I Write

PROMPT: Why I Write

I write for those who cannot
I write for the ones too afraid
The ones silenced, 
The ones that don't know how,
The ones that never will.

I write to show the world that no one is alone,
I write to say the things no one will listen to
Because maybe
Just maybe,
Some one will read it instead.

I write because when I do I am no longer just sixteen,
I write to feel the world in my hands, ...

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over 1 year ago

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over 1 year ago