sci-Fi (United States) published:
Months ago, I joined a website,
fingertips calloused and swollen
mind clogged with words.
I begin to post thinking
"why not? Maybe it'll be helpful."
Little did I know what would happen.
It wasn't immediate, the recognition
at first my pieces slipped through the dashboard,
no praise given.
And then, one day, a comment.
Then a like.
Then a follow.
I posted more, wrote more.
Got reviews, improved,
sharpened the blade of my greatest weapon, my words.
My parents drifted...
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