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Midnight River

April 10, 2021
By CrystalMelody GOLD, X, Other
CrystalMelody GOLD, X, Other
11 articles 1 photo 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
"um?"-me ;9


black ripples in the endless flow

screaming symphony of wordless water

moonlight gleaming on crests 

moonlights shadows dancing on troughs

running eternally screaming forever

running from what?

screaming for what?

trying to snatch you

trying to drag you into its choking black depths

trying to steal your screams for its own

trying to take your life to hasten its run

trying to lure you into the calm cacophony

trying to lie to you with its glow

trying to tear away the quiet island 

trying to end the shores that give you sanctuary

trying to be beautiful and quiet while trying to wail in deadly agony

river of lies to trap you away

the Midnight River



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on Sep. 16 at 2:16 pm
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
159 articles 22 photos 913 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)
And the words I say most often: "Where was I?"
"I just switched 50 things to anonymus and it doesnt even make a diff- why was i writing this again? where was i? hm.... oh well."

ow i hate looking at my old stuff...

on May. 5 at 9:20 am
WolvesRain DIAMOND, Walton, Kentucky
56 articles 0 photos 92 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works." Virginia Wolf

This is brilliant! Could you look at my work and give me some advice?

on May. 3 at 9:07 am
CrystalMelody GOLD, X, Other
11 articles 1 photo 20 comments

Favorite Quote:
"um?"-me ;9

thanks! it's not obviously terrifying so i was able to show it to a 9-year-old.

Lydiaq DIAMOND said...
on May. 1 at 8:39 pm
Lydiaq DIAMOND, Somonauk, Illinois
96 articles 35 photos 666 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I'd rather be a forest than a street.
If I only could, I surely would.
I'd rather feel the earth beneath my feet."

Wowww! I do love this one!