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Literary Spotlight

quiet hello, quiet goodbye
by alliyah in Poetry » Narrative


i found my true love in a youtube ad
by starlitmind in Poetry » Humor


Late Night Drive
by Haraya in Poetry » General


Don't forget
by Sunflowerdemon3712 in Poetry » Realistic


Wind
by Ignorance in Poetry » Narrative


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  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    The Mountain (4)

    Hi again! ^^ I see the 3rd part of this already has a nice review on it, so I believe anything I can say there has already been mentioned. I ...

    Zenaida
    Zenaida - 33 minutes ago

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

    Posted! I hope it's okay if I wrote a little swear. I'll be glad to delete it if not :)

    Valkyria
    Valkyria - 39 minutes ago

  • Short Story » Realistic, Dramatic
    Handcuffs

    Can you imagine the world on fire and not being able to fix it?

    Ilium417
    Ilium417 - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fanfiction, Dramatic
    The Augury of RiverClan - Chapter 3.1

    Hey there! Plume back again, here with another review! Ooh wow. I really loved reading this section! Something about the way you write is just so engaging. (I know I ...

    Plume
    Plume - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Teen Fiction, Romantic
    Too Long

    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 a really fun little story ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Hey-Day Capriccio [OOC]

    That's okay, @Yoshikrab! I love how Amber's first reaction was to poke the glowing red eyes. :P Also, I posted! I described my new character in my post, but here's ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 5 hours ago

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

    YES x1000. Hans with fire powers must happen. An Elsa/Hans, ice-vs-fire showdown is something I didn't realize I needed until this moment, but now I have to have it. It ...

    Nyla
    Nyla - 8 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Narrative, General
    Why do I fear it?

    Hello! Haraya here with a review! First of all, I don't think I can fully critique all the details in this poem so I'll just emphasize on word choice and ...

    Haraya
    Haraya - 8 hours ago

  • Forums » Squills - The YWS News
    Squills 4/4/21 - 4/25/21

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    SquillsBot
    SquillsBot - 9 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Dramatic, General
    surely there is nothing easier than for me to imagine trees

    Hello there! Haraya here with a review! Before everything, just a heads up, I think I tend to be blunt with my reviews, though I try not to be harsh. ...

    Haraya
    Haraya - 10 hours ago

  • Poetry » Fantasy, Supernatural
    The Red Lily

    A short poem about a white lily in a red meadow.

    KassandraRose
    KassandraRose - 10 hours ago
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  • Reviews » Poetry » Fantasy, Lyrical
    PERSEPHONE

    I really like the poem. It’s a different style from other poems and I really like that. The lines are short and sweet and are open for interpretation. The imagery ...

    KassandraRose
    KassandraRose - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Narrative
    Childhood Plans

    This was an awesome poem! It’s interesting because I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what I want to do with my life. But not just that, but about how ...

    KassandraRose
    KassandraRose - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Romantic
    Sincerely, the one who you fell for

    I really like this poem. It is emotional and invokes sadness because it’s a sad poem. I love the similes and metaphors that you use. Your words are elegant and ...

    KassandraRose
    KassandraRose - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Late Night Drive

    I love this poem. I like the flow of ideas and the imagery. Just by reading this I feel like I am there. I love the rhyming scheme and the ...

    KassandraRose
    KassandraRose - 11 hours ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    Carlito is crafting

    And then! I went to a Christina Perri concert in 2012 when she was touring her first album and met her in a meet and greet. (When I tell you ...

    Carlito
    Carlito - 12 hours ago


"You, who have all the passion for life that I have not? You, who can love and hate with a violence impossible to me? Why you are as elemental as fire and wind and wild things..."
— Gone With the Wind