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Literary Spotlight

what to do when the trauma piles up
by AtlasWut in Poetry » General


Summer portrait
by Buranko in Poetry » Realistic


stuck in the hanger
by queenshadowgem in Poetry » Health


traffic
by AtlasWut in Poetry » Romantic


My Sister
by anne27 in Poetry » Lyrical


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  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Featured Member May 5 - May 19: MailicedeNamedy

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! ^_^

    starlitmind
    starlitmind - 4 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    The Beehive

    ahaha well, if you have a little spare time and would be interested, I have a much better and more updated draft in progress that I could throw into a ...

    mellifera
    mellifera - 6 hours ago

  • Forums » Fiction Discussion
    What is your favorite fiction book?

    My all time fav fiction books are #1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. #2. DragonFire Academy series by Rachel Jonas (am in the process of writing a book ...

    Darkheart4life
    Darkheart4life - 9 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    Ghosted

    After scrolling through writer Twitter and going for a walk around the neighborhood, I was suddenly hit with the urge to rewrite Ghosted's description! Here's a brand new (and much ...

    Magebird
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  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Haiku Battle!

    The stars, you say, H? The sun, the moon and planets are backing me up!

    MomoMajesty
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  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Haiku Train

    slurping fresh honey is exactly how water should feel when its drank

    queenshadowgem
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  • Forums » Lounge, The
    May Haiku Collection Submission Thread

    Buranko, huge poetry fan, lover of random stuff, tea addict. Often found surfing the internet he gets inspired by anything and loves to draw random quick poems in a virtual ...

    Buranko
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  • Forums » Art & Photography
    Art perhaps?

    queenshadowgem
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  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Literary Spotlight for April 2021

    i wasn't surprised that the nanawars won top short story :P

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  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Review Spotlight for April 2021

    Review Spotlight for April 2021 Top 5 Reviews: Re: The Chronicles of Carina: Legend of the Nanawars by @Carina Re: love letter to [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE] by @NivedaJames22 ...

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  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Life by Haiku

    Guarding nature's gates They shed pink tears of joy On the wrinkled cheeks.

    Buranko
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  • Forums » Lounge, The
    What made you smile today?

    OKAY THIS IS MORE OF AN EVERYDAY OCCURRENCE THEN JUST TODAY, BUT LITERALLY EVERYONE ON YWS MAKES ME SMILE :')

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  • Forums » Writers Corner
    Carlito is Noveling

    ack I'm behind on this! I'm gonna try and crank some words out for this crawl later (if I can finish this questionnaire for work on time)

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  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Idk if this would work but let's play a game

    The children who died are ghosts. They wander what used to be the school. One of them ate fruit which turned him from human to dragon. Now claws replaced his ...

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  • Forums » Writers Corner
    That Neon Exit Sign

    Neon exit signs. The only way out, is through. Rhys Hartman just has to do so without losing teeth. -- Rhys Hartman is forced to face himself and his addictions ...

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