nelarifigueroa

Puerto Rico

Hi! I'm Nélari. I live in Puerto Rico and I love writing, baking, and receiving feedback on my work. <3

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I don’t owe you length

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

You don’t need to know how long my hair is,
and let’s be honest, 
that’s not what you truly care about.
You would like me to straighten it, so you can figure it out, 
but it's simply a ploy to put me in doubt,
about the natural beauty that permeates throughout.

I spend hours with my head over the sink.
Even if you see it shrink,
the length is still there,
it’s just compressed to perfection,
you don't need to...

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Unrelenting Thoughts

FREE WRITING

Anxiety is focusing on the future and doubting the past.
It’s tiring to constantly be worrying about everything.
One never knows how long the next wave will last.
You cannot type because you tremble.
You cannot speak because you fear rejection.
It’s living in a body that you don’t control. 
Sometimes, you shut down with no hope of resurrection.
You are in a coma,
Aware, but immobile.
A statue on the exterior, but inside you’re crumbling, hoping that someone will...

Seeking Peer Reviews

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