RedVelvet

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RedVelvet (United Kingdom) published:

A Beacon of Light in the Fog of 2020

PROMPT: Speechwriting Competition 2020

https://youtu.be/HCPH-zAy7s8
(video)

Transcript:
Now I was told to write a speech, I was told to speak the truth, my truth. Well this is it: over the lockdown, I was struck with a terrible tragedy. My best friend died. Most of it's a blur. Though I still remember the pain I felt. I can still remember how my emotions had manifested itself physically creating a burning hole right through my chest, where my heart used to be. When she passed, I...
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RedVelvet (United Kingdom) published:

A Beacon of Light in the Fog of 2020

PROMPT: Speechwriting Competition 2020

https://youtu.be/HCPH-zAy7s8
(video)

Transcript:
Now I was told to write a speech, I was told to speak the truth, my truth. Well this is it: over the lockdown, I was struck with a terrible tragedy. My best friend died. Most of it's a blur. Though I still remember the pain I felt. I can still remember how my emotions had manifested itself physically creating a burning hole right through my chest, where my heart used to be. When she passed, I...
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13 days ago

RedVelvet (United Kingdom) published:

Harold's Judgement Day

PROMPT: Historical Fiction Competition 2020

“UT! UT! UT!” The pugnacious noise of weapons beating against shields, feet stomping against the hard ground and the yells of threatening battle cries rang around the battlefield. I was Harold Godwinson, the Saxon king of England, here to drive the wretched bastard Duke William of Normandy off my land. My army was strong and positioned at the top of Senlac Hill in a shield wall position. Stream after stream of Norman infantry and cavalry came at us, with each...

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RedVelvet (United Kingdom) published:

When Darkness Turns to Light

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2020

It is always darkest before dawn.
 
In the kingdom filled with storms,                                            
Where nothing could be seen,
Dark was the only light,
In the lost world of endless fear
 
However, somewhere along that rocky road,            
Lies the unseen hope of yesterday,                                          
So, come out of the shadow and into the light,                    
Knowing that all will clear,                                                          
 
Somewhere along that rocky path,
Is the light that shines the brightest,
Use that light to overcome the...
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