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Literary Spotlight

I breathe brazenly
by whatchamacallit in Poetry » Narrative


dedicated to the mother i never had
by chikara in Poetry » General


the tragedy of all of us
by chikara in Poetry » Dramatic


Passover
by Haraya in Poetry » General


Escape
by BlueGlow in Short Story » Realistic


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  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Other
    Hospitality

    Hey there! Plume here, with a review! This piece has been in the green room for a bit, so I thought I'd give it a review to bump it out! ...

    Plume
    Plume - 45 seconds ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Mystery / Suspense
    The Shenanigans of Ruby Oak and Her Crew: The Adventurer Association

    Follow Ruby and the rest of her adventurer squad as they go on many, potentially dangerous, quests.

    LizzAndTheNifflers
    LizzAndTheNifflers - 4 minutes ago
    E - Everyone Violence

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Realistic
    dedicated to the mother i never had

    Hello! My name is Via and I'm here for a review! So let's get started. POSITIVES: First and foremost, I absolutely adore the structure of this poem. The free verse ...

    aooborromeo
    aooborromeo - 16 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Other
    The Greatest Risk of All

    Book_Dragon here with a quick review! Oooh, I really like this poem. It sounds very nice, and I like the rhymes. It also kind of spoke to me... I needed ...

    Book_Dragon
    Book_Dragon - 29 minutes ago

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

    Mine is Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. It's a story about clones that isn't really about clones, with the feel of a disjointed memory play.

    Liminality
    Liminality - 57 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Valkyria + Mage's Unnamed Duo [OOC]

    Great! I can't wait to see what you come up with. :) I think my favorite example of Edward being revealed to be a ghost was in one roleplay where ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 1 hour ago

  • Poetry » Culture, Realistic
    India

    My thoughts on my great motherland, India.

    Phillauthet
    Phillauthet - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Romantic, Dramatic
    Station.

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!! First Impression : Well...this was quite a sweet little story to ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Science Fiction, General
    A Proverb Of Mankind

    I really liked this poem. Your vocabulary is great, it enables you to express yourself perfectly while going with the rhyme scheme. I especially like the last line, where you ...

    Phillauthet
    Phillauthet - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Science Fiction, General
    A Proverb Of Mankind

    Hi! I liked this poem, so I’m going to review it! First, some of the best poems are written in 5-10 minutes (or in the shower in my case :P). ...

    LizzyTyler
    LizzyTyler - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Dramatic
    Weddings they're great right! (Adventurers five:Pt4)

    Hi Sunflowerdemon3712, Mailice back with a short review! :D Let's start right away: The coach didn't really seem to like us but other then that the ride was quite pleasant ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Mystery / Suspense
    Soiled Window

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!! First Impression : Well...that was quite a story there....definitely carries

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

  • Poetry » Science Fiction, General
    A Proverb Of Mankind

    Quick 5 minute poem I wrote. I liked it.

    HJYoung
    HJYoung - 3 hours ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Poetry » Dramatic, General
    the tragedy of all of us

    Fun fact: crows are smarter than 5th grade math students. So yeah. coupled with the fact that they have superior senses and cooperation, they probably know something... HJYoung, with a ...

    HJYoung
    HJYoung - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Dramatic, General
    Scars

    This poem is a really good one. I love how you show that though these scars hurt, and were caused by very unpleasant means, they strengthen us and remind us ...

    Phillauthet
    Phillauthet - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Other
    The Greatest Risk of All

    HJYoung here with my first review in a very, very long time. Before Reading: Hm, interesting name, and no reviews... After Reading: nice Now to the review I think that ...

    HJYoung
    HJYoung - 3 hours ago


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