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  • So... NaPo has not been on my radar at all o_o

    also, my school is hosting fiction and poetry workshops this week at the exact same time. I haven't written in a hot second (other than thesis) and when I have, it's been poetry, but needing to choose a workshop has thrown me into some sort of existential writing crisis.

    So, I guess we'll see if this is my moment to get back into some of my old novels...? or maybe it's time to launch into NaPo...?

    In other news, I'd been watching Boy play Hollow Knight for a couple of weeks and it distracted me so much that now he's letting me play :3 And low-key this is my new favorite thing : DD

    Soulkana DUDE. Hollow Knight is so fun. But sooooo frustrating! I have been stuck at the end game fights for the past half a year cause I get so rage quit furious. Btw the music is fire!
    Mar 20, 2023

    Que <33 aaah yes! I *do* love the music. :) I am very new to gaming so am slow even from the get-go lol, can't even imagine what the end would look like.
    4 hours ago

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  • foxmaster
    Mar 13, 2023

    I love your Avatar!!!

    Que Thanks, and same to you!! Have you seen the gifs of arctic foxes plunging head-first into the snow? I tried to upload one as my avatar at some point but it never worked out. :c they're super cute though!
    Mar 20, 2023

    foxmaster I have not but my avatar is also my google background
    Mar 20, 2023

  • Hattable
    Mar 7, 2023

    c a k e !

    Que Thanks, mate! :]
    Mar 8, 2023

  • RandomTalks
    Mar 7, 2023

    Happy Cake Day, Que!! 🎂

    Que Thanks!!
    Mar 8, 2023

  • starshipgirl
    Mar 7, 2023

    Happy cake day!!! <3333333333

    Que Thanks you!
    Mar 8, 2023

  • BluesClues
    Mar 7, 2023

    Happy cake day!

    Que Thank you!! :D
    Mar 8, 2023

  • If you google search "DART collision" today, something fun might happen!

    Spoiler! :
    Was doing some research on astronomy news for class and discovered this fun little animation!! I'm not sure how long it will stick around, though

    Quillfeather Whoa
    Mar 2, 2023

    yosh "nasa dart" works too!
    Mar 2, 2023

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  • Thesis Presentation = COMPLETE!

    Also life update I guess I've started playing D&D so that is some pretty cool stuff!

    Spearmint ooooh fun!! & congrats on finishing your thesis presentation!! =D
    Feb 23, 2023

  • Spearmint
    Jan 17, 2023

    Amazing job on all your work for LMS, Que!! =D I've really enjoyed reading your poems, and I hope you keep writing! <3

    Que Thank you so much! That's really kind of you. <3 I appreciate that you kept up with so much of it, it meant a lot. I'm just trying to write and revise with publishing in mind so I'm starting to keep some of my writing of YWS for that purpose but I hope that I do keep writing!
    Jan 20, 2023

    Spearmint !! Best of luck with publishing!! :]
    Jan 20, 2023

  • Que! I hope you're doing well! I am sad to see that you did not make it this week of LMS, but if you'd like, I can continue tagging you in the weekly tags as a Rogue!

    Que Thanks, I appreciate it! Sort of intentionally dropped out because I've been looking into submitting my poetry to magazines and a lot of them would count posting on YWS as publishing, also entering my last semester of college so that's going to be a lot of my focus!

    So I probably won't go Rogue officially. But it's been really fun doing LMS as a Bard and thanks for putting your time and dedication into running the competition!!

    Jan 16, 2023

    Omni thats awesome! :D
    Jan 16, 2023

  • When you've been writing "Class of 2023" for four years without realizing what that meant and now it's 2023. :') o__o

    Happy New Year everyone!! Wishing you all rest and happiness and new dreams to look forward to. <3

    BluesClues !!!
    Jan 1, 2023

    winterwolf0100 Oof that was me with 2022. This new year is the first year I’ve ever felt fully untied and like there’s potential 0.0
    Jan 1, 2023

  • Question for poetry people (and everyone)! How do you organize your writings and projects?

    I'm thinking of reconfiguring my poetry folder because I've got everything sorted by year and then by month, which works great for finding NaPo every time and avoiding my really old poetry, but it's also hard to navigate and I don't even write that many poems on a monthly basis. And if I revise in a separate document, does it go in the month revised? The month written??

    I don't really feel certain about grouping them in themes, either, because they all boil down to similar things. Maybe it's time to just give up on organizing the un-organizable :')

    But I'd love to hear what other people do!

    Including a screenshot with the anatomy of my current poetry folder for amusement:


    Rook Everything goes in my documents folder or notes app or on a couple websites I have and there's 0 organization at all 🥲
    Dec 22, 2022

    Que Haha that sounds fantastic XD
    Dec 22, 2022

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  • Boy and I accidentally came up with a writing game (or party game if you have nerdy friends) last night

    I asked for a bedtime story, but he couldn't come up with one, so he asked if it was okay to plagiarize. And so he proceeded to tell me the plot of what turned out to be Coraline -- I called him out on it when I figured it out because he didn't change too much about it.

    We decided to make it a game to try to tell an obvious story from a movie or book that we both knew while trying to hide which one it was, in order to tell the story for as long as possible; the guesser wins if they guess it right in a short amount of time!

    My favorite one to do was a modern Hamlet in which the queen was a U.S. senator who was recently divorced, and Boy did versions of Toy Story and Shrek with a lot of different and distracting names for characters and objects. It is actually weirdly challenging to listen to a story and try to figure out where you've seen that plot before!

    10/10 recommend if you're looking for a chill way to pass winter break :]

    Mageheart that sounds really fun !!! i need to try doing that with my friends sometime >>
    Dec 11, 2022

  • Yesterday
    Me: ok I know it's past Thanksgiving, but like, no need to rush Christmas, I'm just not ready yet, it's kinda too soon, no movies pls thx


    bro I just love snow so much :')

    BluesClues send some to meeeeeeeeee
    Nov 29, 2022

    Que It all turned to rain after like 2 hours D:
    Nov 30, 2022

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  • hii Que, just wanted to pop in and say great job with LMS so far!! ^-^ your poems are beautiful and achingly realistic. "Accepting Autumn" reminds me of that feeling of standing in the night outside and seeing light spilling out from a cozy house, and the lively descriptions of family combined with the word "would" is just. :'} And the line "If they looked outside of themselves they could see me" from "Silent Sundays" hits hard, and the last line with "You:" is startling in the best way. Love the contrast between "Hellscape" and "Garden of Eden" too! Just ahh keep up the amazing work!! =D <3

    Que Aww. Thank you so much for this kind message! I feel like half of the poems I've just kind of thrown out there without as much development as I would have liked, but I'm glad a lot of them are clicking for you! <3 It means a lot to hear that, and also just to have someone reading them. <33
    Oct 25, 2022

    Spearmint of course!! <33 (and that's me too... i'm just cobbling together words for lms each week, and i figure i'll fix any plot inconsistencies later... XD)
    on to the next week of lms !! we got this!!

    Oct 31, 2022

I was weeping as much for him as her; we do sometimes pity creatures that have none of the feeling either for themselves or others.
— Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights