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This Land Is(n't) Your Land
by Kaos in Poetry » Realistic


to the next girl who loves him
by TinyJarStoredDreams in Poetry » Romantic


Polaris, Unanchored
by ScarlettFire in Poetry » General


a background of blood blossoms
by Strange in Poetry » Realistic


Falling In Love With A Jesuit Vampire At Her Aunt's House! What??? Absolute Craziness!!!/True Love!! (Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 please read!)
by Strange in Poetry » Supernatural


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  • Poetry » Narrative, Dramatic
    Reunion

    Returning to a neglected hobby. Written during Audy's poetry jam!

    Mea
    Mea - 10 minutes ago

  • Short Story » Mystery / Suspense, Dramatic
    In Our Own Twisted Place We Call Home

    A short story documenting an inquiry of a woman about a crime committed next door, while revealing the lifestyle of her neighbors and the dark secrets

    djmeitar2
    djmeitar2 - 19 minutes ago
    18+ Language Violence Mature Content

  • Poetry » Lyrical, General
    Vessel

    Short prose thoughts

    supernaturavengers24
    supernaturavengers24 - 22 minutes ago
    E - Everyone

  • Poetry » General, General
    Black Flowers

    Poem about flowers and reading included.

    Audy
    Audy - 22 minutes ago
    E - Everyone

  • Poetry » General, General
    The True Windows to the Soul

    Niteowl tries to make a super profound statement using seemingly insignificant things. Again.

    niteowl
    niteowl - 24 minutes ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Lyrical
    For Those Who Thought They Got Away

    I like how raw the release of emotion is here. You don't waste time "fluffing up" the substance of what you're expressing, which allows it to be clear and impactful. ...

    supernaturavengers24
    supernaturavengers24 - 27 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » General, General
    It's Not So Bad

    I like the fact that this is very to-the-point. Not every story needs to have a lot of extensive descriptions throughout it, so it's nice to read something that can ...

    supernaturavengers24
    supernaturavengers24 - 37 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, General
    I Had Enough

    The word choices, tasteful and not-overdone rhyme and the way everything is set up makes this very pleasing to the eye. I'm reminded of royalty for some reason, and the ...

    supernaturavengers24
    supernaturavengers24 - 47 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Other » Romantic, Other
    Taraxacum Officinale

    Beautiful symbolism. I really love the word choice and diction in general, the whole thing really sets the mood. The transitions could maybe be a bit smoother just with how ...

    supernaturavengers24
    supernaturavengers24 - 58 minutes ago

  • Poetry » Literature, General
    Love and Gravity

    Expressing love through intergalactic metaphors

    supernaturavengers24
    supernaturavengers24 - 1 hour ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Other » General, Other
    Telling my paper and pen

    Well, putting your emotions on paper is definitely better than keeping it bottled up, believe me. You are definitely a young adolescent considering the way you use your words (no ...

    Arouet
    Arouet - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Other, General
    John

    This is an honestly heartfelt story, how are you still in the green room!? Anyways, the story is just like any inspirational story because, well, there is no other way ...

    Arouet
    Arouet - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Politics, Realistic
    Histories : A Poem

    Hi there charvaka! Niteowl here to review this poem! First off, as a retired mod, I feel like I should explain one of YWS's rules regarding plagiarism. I noticed that ...

    niteowl
    niteowl - 1 hour ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Heroes of Aldrizhon (Chapter 8)

    Zander begins trying to recruit more people to join him in fighting against his father's killer.

    yizhongt
    yizhongt - 2 hours ago
    12+

  • Poetry » Other, Other
    My Dearest Friend

    A poem to my injured friend... I hope you get well soon and are okay.

    ofmonstersandmen1234
    ofmonstersandmen1234 - 2 hours ago
    16+ Language

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Fantasy
    Werewolfing. 7

    Hey there, yizhongt here to leave a short review. I must admit that this is my first foray into the story and I have not yet read the earlier chapter, ...

    yizhongt
    yizhongt - 2 hours ago


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