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love letter to [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE]
by alliyah in Poetry » Romantic


numb
by MomoMajesty in Poetry » Realistic


The Crepe and the Pancake
by NivedaJames22 in Poetry » Humor


Signs of time
by ForeverYoung299 in Poetry » Satire


The Quest for Fire - Into the Mists - Chapter 3
by felistia in Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure


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  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Dramatic
    Reverence

    Hi NivedaJames! This poem really stood out to me for its descriptions and questions, and I loved the ending idea of "sleep[ing] forever in eternal bliss". I especially liked your ...

    quitecontrary
    quitecontrary - 3 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Satire, Realistic
    Signs of time

    This is a poem that deals with the passing of time. You showed us the darker side of that, which is pretty neat, not everything is flowers and joy. The ...

    MellyBourne
    MellyBourne - 6 minutes ago

  • Poetry » Romantic, Dramatic
    Black Hand's Ticking Claws - Two Kinds of Rain

    Another poem from my series "Two Kinds of Rain". This one was inspired by a dream of mine and a walk in the rain.

    MellyBourne
    MellyBourne - 17 minutes ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Horror
    It's only for me that I am dead today

    I won't pretend I know much about the issue of suicide. I personally never felt that awful feeling, but this poem gives me a little insight to what that might ...

    MellyBourne
    MellyBourne - 22 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Emotion

    I love the perspective of a begginer writer this one gives. The language and metaphor is very simple, but I believe that's exactly what makes this one good, you're not ...

    MellyBourne
    MellyBourne - 35 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Dramatic
    Reverence

    This poem started with a very interesting premise. You managed to show death as something beautiful, kinda reminded me of my favourite movie, the Fountain (I cannot recommend it to ...

    MellyBourne
    MellyBourne - 46 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Culture, Health
    The Mirror

    I really liked this poem. It didn't blow me away with the language or emotion, but you gave me a new perspective at something as simple, as looking into a ...

    MellyBourne
    MellyBourne - 52 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fanfiction, Dramatic
    The Augury of RiverClan - Chapter 6

    omg a new chapter already AHHHHHH WAHT The water had reached further than it had the last time the camp had flooded. WHY DO I ALWAYS DO THIS, I saw ...

    starlitmind
    starlitmind - 56 minutes ago

  • Poetry » Romantic, Dramatic
    Two Kinds of Rain - Two Kinds of Rain

    The first of a series of poems written by me, named after the whole gathering - Two Kinds of Rain.

    MellyBourne
    MellyBourne - 59 minutes ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Short Story » Dramatic, Narrative
    Scarecrow

    That was a very interesting story! I loved the details and the ending was dark but also written very well! I think you developed the story very well and I'm ...

    ChesTacos
    ChesTacos - 1 hour ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    A surprising invitation: pt3 Adventures five

    After the fives return home things are changing in good and bad ways read on if you want to know more

    Sunflowerdemon3712
    Sunflowerdemon3712 - 1 hour ago
    12+ Language

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Wayfarers [OOC]

    It's gonna take me a bit to write that post - personal stuff going on - so just wanted to remind y'all that Maggie's little side quest shouldn't detract from ...

    TheMulticoloredCyr
    TheMulticoloredCyr - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Dramatic, Narrative
    Scarecrow

    Woah. Woah! This is absolutely incredible I am in awe. The prose is airtight. And the characters and their relationships are complex, sophisticated, and what's more, I actually liked them! ...

    YellowSweater
    YellowSweater - 1 hour ago

  • Poetry » Culture, Health
    The Mirror

    A poem about how different people can see different things and how mirrors allow people to look at themselves differently.

    TheScribe
    TheScribe - 1 hour ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Short Story » Humor, Dramatic
    The Enchanted Book

    I cracked up so hard! I adored this. Thanks for posting! Your commentary made it even better (the elbow fetish:) I was actually really surprised by the paragraph: "They looked ...

    YellowSweater
    YellowSweater - 2 hours ago

  • Short Story » Dramatic, Narrative
    Scarecrow

    The world is ending and the only thing Lewis can blame is the scarecrow in his field. (need some objective feedback on this)

    waywardxwallflower
    waywardxwallflower - 2 hours ago
    16+ Language


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