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I stand on tables and benches and chairs and seats, 
anything to make me taller than the person I'm arguing with.

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Their words, meant to comfort, instead insult. 
I do not need fixing.

Their intentions, misunderstood for noble, caring. Instead are selfish and cowardly.
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We sound like animals,
Running too wild in the night.
Stitch my lips shut,
Squeeze my heart too tight.
Oh, boy, we sound like animals.

Chorus
Twist and turn, bite till I bleed.
Oh, oh, don’t make a sound.
Oh, oh, don’t make a sound.
They might hear us in the dark, boy.
You’re all I need, boy;
So stop making me scream!

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Taller

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In an argument I need to be taller than my opponent. 
I stand on tables and benches and chairs and seats, 
anything to make me taller than the person I'm arguing with.

In a fight I need to be better armed than my attacker.
I grab sticks and knives and glass bottles and blades,
anything to give me an edge over the person I'm fighting with.

I am the alpha, usually a term assigned to males, but then again...

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Lungs

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Burning and raging,
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Fix You

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Must there be someone whose deepest desire is to fix another?
As if their twisted, skewed need for validation gives them the right to change a person.

Their words, meant to comfort, instead insult. 
I do not need fixing.

Their intentions, misunderstood for noble, caring. Instead are selfish and cowardly.
Using their charity case as a way to justify their need for validation. 

Praise they receive for an act rotten to its core. 
Like a fruit, being eaten from...

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a song that I can't sing

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title ->> don’t make a sound

Verse
We sound like animals,
Running too wild in the night.
Stitch my lips shut,
Squeeze my heart too tight.
Oh, boy, we sound like animals.

Chorus
Twist and turn, bite till I bleed.
Oh, oh, don’t make a sound.
Oh, oh, don’t make a sound.
They might hear us in the dark, boy.
You’re all I need, boy;
So stop making me scream!

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Back at the bleachers,
Wrapped in each other's warmth. ...
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Pain

PROMPT: Unconventional

they thought
it helps

pain tick and tock
with time

what I thought
time forgets

while
they are stuck

on the same time
over and over again
 

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PROMPT: Personal Essay Competition: Making Change

I, as a person. I also seek perfection in things I  see, like this girl in front of me. Her hair is messy, she has blood on her mouth, eyes are soar. She's a total mess that I can call a trash. She have this life where her family is broken, she's living like an outcast. An imperfect life you can call.

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I fell in love with a blackhole

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The burn in my mouth is your name;
It’s like pronouncing fireworks,
And preaching gunpowder
 
Cos your lips are a pair of pyromaniacs,
And with a stolen kiss,
They left matches between my teeth and petrol on my tongue
 
My ribcage door is hanging by its hinges;
There is nothing inside but space,
And the skeleton of a fantasy
 
Cos those eyes of yours are hungry lovers,
And with just a glance,
They swallowed everything big from...

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Making Sure

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"Be warned, I'll fall too deeply. Be prepared for a sappy romantic if you take a step closer towards me. I'll expect roses and kisses and smiles all day - I'll be a nightmare. I'll want to hold your hand in mine because I've always wondered what it would be like. I'll look into your eyes every chance I get. I'd never want to label their colour wrongly again. I'll always ask if you're okay when you're not. I'll always...

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I write because I choose to write. I choose to write because I show more emotion, more detail. More than just simply drawing something. In this world I find true beauty in words, books, articles. Anything other than Something I can just stare at for entertainment and fun that will last me only a minute. I write because it shows the true me and my true emotions in life. The emotions of sadness, happiness, or Mabey anger. Because in words...
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I stand on tables and benches and chairs and seats, 
anything to make me taller than the person I'm arguing with.

In a fight I need to be better armed than my attacker.
I grab sticks and knives and glass bottles and blades,
anything to give me an edge over the person I'm fighting with.

I am the alpha, usually a term assigned to males, but then again...

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Lungs

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Anger coils deep inside me, 
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Burning and raging,
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Fix You

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Must there be someone whose deepest desire is to fix another?
As if their twisted, skewed need for validation gives them the right to change a person.

Their words, meant to comfort, instead insult. 
I do not need fixing.

Their intentions, misunderstood for noble, caring. Instead are selfish and cowardly.
Using their charity case as a way to justify their need for validation. 

Praise they receive for an act rotten to its core. 
Like a fruit, being eaten from...

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a song that I can't sing

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title ->> don’t make a sound

Verse
We sound like animals,
Running too wild in the night.
Stitch my lips shut,
Squeeze my heart too tight.
Oh, boy, we sound like animals.

Chorus
Twist and turn, bite till I bleed.
Oh, oh, don’t make a sound.
Oh, oh, don’t make a sound.
They might hear us in the dark, boy.
You’re all I need, boy;
So stop making me scream!

Verse
Back at the bleachers,
Wrapped in each other's warmth. ...
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Pain

PROMPT: Unconventional

they thought
it helps

pain tick and tock
with time

what I thought
time forgets

while
they are stuck

on the same time
over and over again
 

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painpenpaper (Philippines) published:

Perfection and Change

PROMPT: Personal Essay Competition: Making Change

I, as a person. I also seek perfection in things I  see, like this girl in front of me. Her hair is messy, she has blood on her mouth, eyes are soar. She's a total mess that I can call a trash. She have this life where her family is broken, she's living like an outcast. An imperfect life you can call.

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I fell in love with a blackhole

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The burn in my mouth is your name;
It’s like pronouncing fireworks,
And preaching gunpowder
 
Cos your lips are a pair of pyromaniacs,
And with a stolen kiss,
They left matches between my teeth and petrol on my tongue
 
My ribcage door is hanging by its hinges;
There is nothing inside but space,
And the skeleton of a fantasy
 
Cos those eyes of yours are hungry lovers,
And with just a glance,
They swallowed everything big from...

Seeking Peer Reviews

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Stewart Worthington (Australia) published:

Making Sure

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"Be warned, I'll fall too deeply. Be prepared for a sappy romantic if you take a step closer towards me. I'll expect roses and kisses and smiles all day - I'll be a nightmare. I'll want to hold your hand in mine because I've always wondered what it would be like. I'll look into your eyes every chance I get. I'd never want to label their colour wrongly again. I'll always ask if you're okay when you're not. I'll always...

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I write...

PROMPT: Why I Write

I write to give mute people a voice to be heard, to give deaf people a hope to be understand and to make blind people see how beautiful our world is, behind its cruelties.

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Hope

PROMPT: Why I Write

I write because I choose to write. I choose to write because I show more emotion, more detail. More than just simply drawing something. In this world I find true beauty in words, books, articles. Anything other than Something I can just stare at for entertainment and fun that will last me only a minute. I write because it shows the true me and my true emotions in life. The emotions of sadness, happiness, or Mabey anger. Because in words...
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