sammythmsn

United States

sammythmsn (United States) liked Our Painted World by sammythmsn (United States)

7 days ago

sammythmsn (United States) published:

Battling the Mind

FREE WRITING

The flames devour the torn-up pieces you left behind.
Heat blazing up the walls soaking into my battered skin,
melting off the pain,
the energy evaporates my tears.

The time you took from me passes by,
ticking second by second,
flickering like the light,
the sparks sucking the life out of the single lightbulb
Like how you stole all my energy, my joy,
absorbing the things that made my life worth living.

Leaving me in the blaze
covered in your...

24 days ago

sammythmsn (United States) published:

Poor Gatsby

FREE WRITING

The entrance welcomed Daisy like she was finally home
stepping into her past, side by side with her present.
A home where the drinks were endless along with the possibilities. 

Tom searched for his competition as Daisy searched for her future.
Luckily they’d both found it,
Gatsby,
standing alone at the center of the double spiral staircase,
surrounded in newly cut fresh flowers
proud to seamlessly be pulling off another wild party.

The room was packed with money
as if...

24 days ago

sammythmsn (United States) published:

Poor Gatsby

FREE WRITING

The entrance welcomed Daisy like she was finally home
stepping into her past, side by side with her present.
A home where the drinks were endless along with the possibilities. 

Tom searched for his competition as Daisy searched for her future.
Luckily they’d both found it,
Gatsby,
standing alone at the center of the double spiral staircase,
surrounded in newly cut fresh flowers
proud to seamlessly be pulling off another wild party.

The room was packed with money
as if...

24 days ago

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sammythmsn (United States) published:

Our Painted World

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

The emerald greens of the trees,
the amber sap decorating the bark,
and the burgundy in our veins.
The flesh-color painting our skin,
the beige walls coated in memories,
and the cobalt blue of the waters.
The bronze in those before,
the indigo washing the earth,
and the navy gliding through the skies.
The ultramarine highlighting the beyond,
the crimson in the wildlife,
and the silver shining down.

All for the naked eye.
A riot of shade, tones, tints
complexion,...

Seeking Peer Reviews

24 days ago

2

sammythmsn (United States) published:

Our Painted World

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition: 2021

The emerald greens of the trees,
the amber sap decorating the bark,
and the burgundy in our veins.
The flesh-color painting our skin,
the beige walls coated in memories,
and the cobalt blue of the waters.
The bronze in those before,
the indigo washing the earth,
and the navy gliding through the skies.
The ultramarine highlighting the beyond,
the crimson in the wildlife,
and the silver shining down.

All for the naked eye.
A riot of shade, tones, tints
complexion,...

Seeking Peer Reviews

24 days ago