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Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:18 am
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This is @starchaser's thread for NaPoWriMo 2019
  





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Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:23 am
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tea

first
fill the kettle with water
(don't make it too heavy
don't get any on the sides
or bottom
because then the water will sizzle
and you will get scared)

next
put it on the stove
turn up the heat
(make sure you heat up the right burner
or you might get normal
unboiled water
or you might get a burn)

then
wait
grab a cup
choose your teabag
and wait some more

when the hissing gets louder
and steam starts to rise
wait for a couple more minutes
then turn off the heat
and pull the kettle to a different burner

if you're ready
and unafraid
pour your water into your cup
steep your teabag in it for a bit
after it's done steeping
take out the teabag
and get milk
or lemon
or honey
or sugar
or whatever your heart desires
(or all of them
but that's kind of gross)
and put them in your tea

the final step is to be comfortable
to enjoy your tea
and of course
don't spill it
  





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Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:48 am
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secondhand heartbreak

my cousin's boyfriend broke up with her today
my cousin is upset
she cried about how their one-year anniversary
was coming up
and about how she expected
herself to break up with him

when she told me
i didn't know what to feel
so i just sat there in silence
(sorry
i just didn't know how to respond
i never know how to respond to these things)

i'm not sure if i'm shocked
or disappointed
or sad
(it's horrible
i feel so bad for you)
but i'm not sure i'm truly sad
like how one of your friends is
who claimed that she was on the verge of tears
i mean
teenage romance almost never works out
unless
of course
you're in teen romance fiction
or fanfiction

but cousin
please don't throw that bracelet away
no matter how broken you feel
you will never forgive yourself
for destroying the memories
  





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Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:40 am
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'tis my era of losing
participation points galore
i have snapped my pencil in frustration
it should not be that hard
to be awarded a single victory

snap out of your
at least you tried
and
having fun is the most important thing
don't try to comfort me
if anything
you're making both of us stressed

everyone says that my words are so finely crafted
my sentences flow like a stream
passion erupting from every paragraph
yet
my works remain forgotten during awards

after this
let's decide who's lying to me
you
the judge
myself
or my own damn effort
  





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Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:15 am
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i've missed past three days
i hope y'all do not get mad
that would really suck
  





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Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:18 am
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being constantly on the verge
of what is failing in my head
either makes me super motivated
(such as
reminding the social studies teacher
that neutral denmark
was invaded by nazi germany
79 years ago today)
or it makes me cold
(such as glaring at my english teacher
when she announces
that application are open
for a honors english course
and reveals that it's only offered
to students who did not get into
advanced science)
  





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Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:07 am
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watching potters
shapeshift their creations
sewing and fixing
and hanging old pictures
perfecting the chourus of dancing queen
in fifteen tries
these are some things that give me peace of mind

playing piano
and editing poems
solving simple useless math'matical problems
re-watching that anime for the third time
these are some things that give me peace of mind

wearing big sweatshirts
and shading in doodles
walking the dog
and waking up with the sun
laughing once more at a paper company
these are some things that give me peace of mind

*That new Ariana Grande song (Seven Rings?) is overplayed on the radio. At least it's giving me new ideas.
**This is my own spin on The Sound of Music's "Favorite Things"
  





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Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:11 am
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things i like about my violin:

the warm wood color
its rich tone
the g string that sounds like a viola's
its ability to go from a low note
to a soaring
brilliant high note
  








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