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Literary Spotlight

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


I breathe brazenly
by whatchamacallit in Poetry » Narrative


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


10 Reasons why it ended that way
by stygianmoon17 in Poetry » Realistic


Passover
by Haraya in Poetry » General


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  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Into the Saeverse [OOC]

    Aadsjfhaskjfhasdfjhsadfjh shhhhhhhhhh

    AshlynPhoenix
    AshlynPhoenix - 19 seconds ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Across The Ocean OOC

    Did you subscribe or like? @Stellarjay

    ChesTacos
    ChesTacos - 27 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    On the Matter of Death OOC

    panama is pog

    Yoshikrab
    Yoshikrab - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Narrative, General
    I breathe brazenly

    there is a skill in knowing what to chase / and when to exchange smirks from a distance AHHH you can read into that so many different ways - love ...

    alliyah
    alliyah - 4 hours ago

  • Poetry » Narrative, General
    I breathe brazenly

    This is the most unangsty poem I've written in a long while ~

    whatchamacallit
    whatchamacallit - 4 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Feudal: Revamped [DT]

    @soundofmind I wish you a good rest in general, I hope you run into wildflowers I was being lazy because I didn't wanna put in naval research XD and I've ...

    SirenCymbaline
    SirenCymbaline - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Literature
    The Death of a God

    Oh my, your writing style is amazing! I loved the way how you contrasted the 2 (the god and a mortal human) and the different ways in which they pass ...

    YourFriendQuirks08
    YourFriendQuirks08 - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Dramatic, Lyrical
    Alarmer's Market

    Hey there! I'm here to review your poem! So, first of all, this is a really good poem! I like the way you labeled things certain ways, such as "The ...

    FourLeafClover
    FourLeafClover - 6 hours ago

  • Poetry » General, Literature
    The Death of a God

    How sad is the death of God?

    The Fallen One
    The Fallen One - 6 hours ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Poetry » Other, General
    cruelty is genetic

    Hi there, mordax here for a review! So to start off, I loved this poem. The title already hooked me in and that first stanza... omg, absolutely amazing. I am ...

    mordax
    mordax - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » General, General
    Welcome To wonderland pt 3

    Hi Emivanz1, Mailice back with a short review! :D Excited and curious to see how the story continues, I immediately threw myself into the sea of words :D I just ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Other » Realistic, General
    Dear,pain

    I love this so much! I can really relate ; so it gives a whole new meaning to this piece of hits hard and deep, just how the pain must ...

    YourFriendQuirks08
    YourFriendQuirks08 - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » General, General
    Welcome to Wonderland pt 2

    Hi Emivanz1, Mailice here with a short review! :D By the title, the narrator's name and how the story ended in the last chapter, I was expecting to see a ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » General, General
    Welcome To wonderland pt 1

    Hi Emivanz1 Mailice here with a short review! :D You have written an exciting story. The first chapter is like an introduction to a bigger story and you've managed to ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 7 hours ago

  • Poetry » Other, General
    cruelty is genetic

    mel's written ANOTHER poem??? wack

    mellifera
    mellifera - 7 hours ago
    Violence

  • Reviews » Other » Historical Fiction, Realistic
    A diary entry in the role of a woman in World War 2

    Hi YourFriendQuirks08, Mailice here with a short review! :D I'm a big fan of history and especially in wartime you unfortunately don't learn enough about the lives of those who ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 7 hours ago


If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.
— Emily Dickinson