Jessie Wu

New Zealand

amateur writer, professional cynic

lover of stationery, podcasts and rule-following.
i avoid capitalisation because i think it makes me edgy. does that mean i'm breaking the rules of grammar?

probably; this is my version of rebellion.

Jessie Wu (New Zealand) liked Said the Cynic to the Poet: by Jessie Wu (New Zealand)

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Jessie Wu (New Zealand) published:

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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The epilogue of the original Harry Potter series was a masterful creation which allowed readers to gain insight on the adult lives of Harry, Ron, Hermione and Ginny, simultaneously bringing the series to a logical end, but also allowing the future of the wizarding world to remain a limitless void. The epilogue’s last words - “All was well” -  summarised the nineteen years following Voldemort’s defeat in way that was both momentous, and concise, giving closure to the millions of...

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almost 4 years ago

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about 4 years ago

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Jessie Wu (New Zealand) published:

Said the Cynic to the Poet:

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2017

"
i can do what you do.

all you do
is press
the enter key
far too often, 
breaking up your sentences
to seem
edgy,

                         make one stanza 
                         very far away
                         from the others
                     ...

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about 4 years ago

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Jessie Wu (New Zealand) published:

REVIEW: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

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From what I had heard about Eleanor and Park, I was to expect a swoony love story between two misfits that would make me laugh, and then make me cry, and then according to John Green “remind my what it’s like to fall in love with a book again.”
 
Look, Mr Green, maybe we read different books, because where you, and many others saw heart-wrenching romance, I saw moody teenagers and angst.
 
A lot of angst.
  ...

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about 4 years ago

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Jessie Wu (New Zealand) published:

You Won't Believe The Opinions I Have - Number Seven Will Leave You Shocked!

PROMPT: Your View

1) America, look, I get that feet and inches are kinda fun, but it's time to use the metric system.

2) All pens with a tip of less than 0.5mm should be outlawed. 

3) Baby boomers can't keep blaming the shortcomings of millennials on millennials, because they're the ones who raised us. Also, stop posting memes about red wine, Susan/Helen/Barbara. It's getting out of hand.

4) Yankee Candles are the worst candles. Bath and Body Works all the way.

5) Trigonometry...

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about 4 years ago

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over 4 years ago

Jessie Wu (New Zealand) liked That Island Under the Land Down Under (formerly known as New Zealand) by Jessie Wu (New Zealand)

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