ShaliniS

United Kingdom

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ShaliniS (United Kingdom) published:

old wive's tale

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One for Sorrow
Two for joy
Three for a girl
Four for a boy
Five for silver
Six for gold
Seven for a secret
Never to be told

But eight is where the story
twists and turns
Nine is a poisoning
Ten for a burn
Eleven is lucky
And twelve is a spark
Before thirteen gather to
tear out your heart

So enjoy seeing fourteen
crowded so bleak
Maybe you'll see fifteen 
down by the creek
Your eyes will shine ...

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ShaliniS (United Kingdom) published:

hold on tight

PROMPT: Human Connections Essay Competition 2019

Am I a lone wolf or social butterfly? I once read an article that said nobody is 100% an introvert or extrovert, and I think that’s because woven into our very DNA is the urge to have someone’s back, hold someone’s hand, know someone’s mind. People call it humanity, people call it connection, people call it the soulmates’ red string. I don’t know where I fall on the wolf-butterfly spectrum, but I do know that with every step I take,...

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ShaliniS (United Kingdom) published:

human

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See,
i'm what the kids call
heartbreakingly human.
Are you a saint or a sinner?
both.
Which type of girl are you?
neither.
How would you describe yourself?
Please,
ask me something I know the answer to.
i'm just one person,
i'm only a single human being in a big, big world,
i'm still not who I want to be,
No, wait, scratch that.
I'm one person.
I'm a single human being in a big, big world.
I'm not who...

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