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by marmalade in Poetry » Romantic


Underdog
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I am an Immigrant
by Lau2001 in Poetry » Politics


if these eyes could speak
by dystopianmonkey01 in Poetry » General


a little like you
by Nikayla in Poetry » Realistic


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  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Realistic
    The Most Complex Poem

    Hello, and welcome to YWS! I hope you enjoy it here! :D So I have reviewed maybe one or two pieces like this, and although I am not too good ...

    Snazzy
    Snazzy - 23 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    Welcome to the Zombie Apocalypse! DT

    Those interested I am in the document as of right now if anyone wants to chat.

    XxXTheSwordsmanXxX
    XxXTheSwordsmanXxX - 39 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    Clue: Heathermire Hall [DT]

    Oooops. Thanks @Dreamy! xD @Dreamery, see above ~

    Wolfical
    Wolfical - 39 minutes ago

  • Poetry » General, General
    it felt good

    Sometimes pain feels good too.

    DivergentDemigod
    DivergentDemigod - 41 minutes ago
    E - Everyone

  • Poetry » Satire, Romantic
    the ruler and erase-it

    this is a failed attempt at combining stationery and a love story together. read at your own risk; i don't want this to give you an aneurysm.

    dystopianmonkey01
    dystopianmonkey01 - 44 minutes ago
    12+

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Biscuit or cookie?

    As a Brit those are biscuit! Like @marmalade said cookies are like chocolate chips cookies, they are soft. Biscuits are for dunking into tea or hot chocolate because they are ...

    occymay
    occymay - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Dramatic, Other
    Realms; Black and White

    Hey there Kira! Let's jump right in :D First of all, I like how you presented your title. Interesting. Take everything you think you know about the universe. I want ...

    Omnom
    Omnom - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Narrative, Realistic
    My Heart is in the Future

    Hello there, Luata here for a review. I don't think I've reviewed any of your weeks before so I'll go ahead and give you the run-down of how my reviewing ...

    Biluata
    Biluata - 1 hour ago

  • Poetry » Historical Fiction, Literature
    The Cyclical Nature of History

    History repeats itself, over and over and over again.

    oceansrise
    oceansrise - 2 hours ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fanfiction, Science Fiction
    The Beginning - Prologue and Chapter 1

    Hey there rebelpilot and a belated welcome to YWS! I hope you're finding everything well and are enjoying the site. So, some thoughts, before I get into some grammar stuff. ...

    Omnom
    Omnom - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Narrative, Realistic
    My Heart is in the Future

    This is Nikayla here for a review! One of the first things that I have to say about this poem, is that it lacked substance. This is a short poem ...

    Nikayla
    Nikayla - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    starlight

    Hello there, Luata here for a review! I'm not sure if I've reviewed you before or not, so I'll go ahead and give you the run-down of my reviewing style. ...

    Biluata
    Biluata - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, General
    Consolation Enough

    Hello there, Luata here for a review. Welcome to our little writing community, I noticed you're a new-ish member!! I hope you enjoy your stay! :) Anyway, since you have ...

    Biluata
    Biluata - 4 hours ago

  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Rate the first sentence above you

    8/10, I think? It works well as a hook, and sets up a really interesting image. The word 'awfully' stands out a little for me - not in an inherently ...

    TriSARAHtops
    TriSARAHtops - 5 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    Synopsis Feedback!

    To get the first thought out of the way: this is not a synopsis c: I'd call it a blurb or a pitch (although it's a bit on the long ...

    ChildOfNowhere
    ChildOfNowhere - 5 hours ago

  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Title Feedback [2]

    They both sound kind of odd. Infinite Potential sounds like it's either an inspirational tear-jerker or a science-fiction novel about the future in some way. The Alexithymia of the Blizzard ...

    Lareine
    Lareine - 7 hours ago


It is only a novel... or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best-chosen language
— Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey