SnowLeopard06

United States

Eli (ee-li)
14
Environmental Activist
I don't even know anymore. (penguin)
Genderfluid
Writing a book
They/them or she/her
Snow Leopards
SAVE THE WOLVES!

Message from Writer

Writing is weird. And I'm weird. So I guess it fits.
Currently writing a book called Hang the Moon, because...why does anyone write? It's fantasy and sort of sci-fi? And isn't all this just turning into questions?
Because I'm weird, that's why.
So. My advice. Which is kinda what this's for. If you get stuck, write from the POV of a character in a different medium, like poetry if you are writing a short story or book.
And don't stop writing. Except to eat.
Food is good.
I'm kidding. You can stop whenever you want. Just make sure you really want to.
I'm not very funny, but I write comedy, so...that's a problem.
Be yourself, and stuff.
My characters make me cry sometimes. Does that count as cruel and unusual punishment?

Hearts Look the Same

August 1, 2021

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It's odd, because all our hearts look the same.

You can cut us open, spill our blood, but we,
Every single one of us,
Bleeds red.

You can tear us apart, make us cry, but we,
Every last one of us,
Has tears of salt and sorrow.

It's odd, because you can label us all you like, but we,
Every single one of us,
If no different if you take out our
Skin,
And eyes,
And hair,
And lips,
And if you judged us by the colors of our souls,
Everyone would be different,
No matter what we looked like.

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2 Comments
  • River Rae

    That gave me chills. Wow...


    about 2 months ago
  • IMA Dragon

    All true, an important message especially with everything that's been happening since, well ever. I like the repetition of "But we" and "Every _____ of us". The soul part at the end is a cool contrast to the heart idea in the beginning.


    about 2 months ago