Velaris

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poetry is my favorite way to practice self-love

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a goddess of milky white

PROMPT: Lunar Phrases

as a young child, i dreamed of having the moon imprinted on my body
a snapshot of the milky white orb hanging among the stars.
but as an adult, i see that the moon is forever changing
a goddess who was once praised now nothing more than a reminder of the changing day.
she will rise again, though
her rebirth signaling the changing of the tides.

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Velaris (United States of America) published:

New Experiences. New Places.

PROMPT: Micro Memoir

With sweaty hands, I picked up the suitcase. I dragged myself across the linoleum floors, my heart pulsating. Anxiety surfaced and my mind malfunctioned. Without my mother, the fear of being alone had ignited, creeping inside my heart. But my soul longed to explore the city beyond the airport’s walls.
I exited, expecting humid air. Instead, my cheeks met a subtle breeze holding an unknown calmness. Drifting down the freeway, a tug on my heart pulled my gaze towards the window. My mind anticipated a bleak skyline, only to be surprised. Before me, the...

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our one perfection or flaw? you decide.

PROMPT: Universal Knowledge

To me, the common language of the world is emotion–the tears sliding down your cheeks at two a.m. or the hearty laugh shared with your closest friends–because that is what reminds us we are all human.

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Velaris (United States of America) published:

June

FREE WRITING

PRIDE
noun: a feeling or deep pleasure derived from one's own achievements or of those who one closely associates with, or qualities or possessions that are widely admired.

P: patience
R: respect
I: individuality
D: determination 
E: equality

i take PRIDEin my quirks, my hobbies, my sexuality, my heritage, my northern accent, my taste in movies, my ethnicity, my love for reading, my petite and curvy body, my drive, and my ability to be...

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