Pretty Dee, this is such a pretty and inspiring poem! I love how you share your love of the rain, as well as an alternative take on the sun. Rain is my favourite weather!
Wow. Malia Bert, that was beautiful. Each stanza was my favourite until the next stanza. What a powerful progression. I especially love letting wholesome-ness and messiness coexist. And how you address humanness.
I really love this, TP_Poet! I love how you traveled through time with this poem and how you brought in science references (something I don’t usually think of when I think of poetry. I love the alliteration you use. My favourite lines are: “You better write in light and scribe in darkness.” & “Write in colors and hues; in emotions and moods; in…read more
Dear Jordan Taylor Bradford
Dear Jordan Taylor Bradford,
I have always wanted to be unapologetically myself
And I would say I was,
Yet I would find myself apologizing for existing
Apologizing and resisting
Doing what I truly wanted
What my heart of hearts yearned for
I want to be famous, and myself
You are a household name
I want to be like you,
I want everything I have…read more
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