maryse

United Kingdom

Hi! I like writing and reading, mostly for the escapism. What can I say, I like aesthetic coping mechanisms...

currently wishing i could fly

approx. 7.11.20

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maryse (United Kingdom) published:

what I see when I close my eyes

FREE WRITING

Write about the first thing you see when you close your eyes. (by Lata.B

As I close my eyes, and the real world fades away, whatever comes next is my choice. Anything I can imagine is mine to see. Mine to explore. Most often though, even with limitless choices, I find myself on a sandy beach. The air is clean and warm and before I have reopened my eyes, I can feel the sun on my face, hear the...

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maryse (United Kingdom) published:

Leah and Rachel

PROMPT: Dust Jacket

PROMPT #2: ALL IN A NAME

Rachel

A biblical beauty, a woman of honour.
Wife of Jacob, mother of Joseph and Benjamin - two of twelve sons.
Married for love, the golden side of a duality of sisters.
Rachel and Leah.
The Sun and Moon, the adored and the discarded. 

As a child I was told to be like Rachel, the flawless, the graceful. That one day I should walk into a room and light it with my smile. Delicately...

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15 days ago

maryse (United Kingdom) published:

'What-Ifs' and 'Could-Have-Beens'

FREE WRITING

Can you mourn what never was?
A touch not yet felt, a feeling not lived, a breath not expelled.
Countless experiences branch away from us every day,
and we are confined to one.

What of those roads not taken? 
Those paths stretching out into light, or dark?
Their ends are unknown, untouched. 
What can I do with the knowledge of what could have been?

There is comfort in the uncertainty of moments passed.
Where time splintered and you followed what...

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18 days ago

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maryse (United Kingdom) published:

La Lune

PROMPT: Song Writing Competition 2021

YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/M6KFridC1dM  (please keep in mind that I couldn't harmonize with myself, so the audio is somewhat rudimentary and does not reflect the whole song)

(gentle guitar picking)
Verse 1:
Speaker
La Lune, why'd he leave me so blue?
I was gentle and good, just like he said that I should.
La Lune, Why'd he leave me so soon?
We'd only just begun - flowers reaching for the Sun.
La Lune.

(strumming begins)
Moon
Oh my darling, please don't...

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