reese j

United States

reese j (United States) published:

The Bookcase With No Shelves

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

There were people, in the bookcase with no shelves, asking why I only thought of myself.

There were people, in the bookcase with no shelves, asking “Why?” I only thought of myself.

There were people, in the bookcase with no shelves asking “Why? I only thought of myself.”

We are the people, in the bookcase with no shelves for we always, yet never, think of ourselves.

 

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reese j (United States) published:

A Hero’s Villain is the Villain’s Hero

PROMPT: 25 Words

“I’m sorry” he looked down to me, an expression between sorrow and success. I wondered if there was any difference between the two. “I’m sorry.”

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reese j (United States) published:

Yemen, I Hear Your Cry

PROMPT: Letter Writing Competition 2020

To the people of Yemen,
    Why has my country neglected to acknowledge your suffering? Why was I unaware of the extreme starvation of your friends, family, and children? While I have educated myself now, I am truly sorry that I could not have learned earlier. I am also extremely disappointed in the ignorance of the public, and the lack of representation from the media. While people in America are worried about which restaurant is open for take out, you...

9 months ago