Sword

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She uses her words as a sword,

barbed and sharp as any knife.

She fights off the monsters,

with a word and a crafted sentence.

They ask her why she is so sarcastic,

so mean and so introverted.

You are the recipe, she replies.

 

Music of Blame

The notes they play, sing of blame.

They blame her and her for it all.

And she can’t even explain,

because they never believe her anyway.

She sits there and lets the music wash over her,

instead of cleansing as it should.

It burns her deep inside, hurts her mind.

She quietly watches them as they yell,

asking her why she won’t admit.

And that she did nothing, she won’t ever tell.

She just fills her ears with the noise,

and then goes and cries it off in bed.

 

 

 

Ring the Bell

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She wishes she could ring the bell,

and wake everyone up with the sound.

She wants to give them clarity and understanding,

so they will know and be better for it.

She wants to let them know,

that they have been blind this whole time.

But a thought stays her hand and keeps it from ringing the bell,

When did they ever do anything for you?

And so she never rings the bell,

and instead she remembers all the hurt they put her through.

If she keeps dwelling on it, it will consume her,

and their chance will be gone.

Sometimes forgiveness needs to be earned.

Before healing can actually begin.

 

 

Mask

She keeps the mask on her face at all times.

If they ask her how she is doing, she answers, “I’m fine.”

She’s always covered up, how can they know she’s lying?

How this jeweled mask is the only thing that keeps her in one piece.

 

 

 

 

Unique Blogger Award!

I was nominated for this award by Reading with Rendz !!! Thank you so much for this nomination!

Rules:

  • Share the link of the blogger who has shown love to you by nominating you.
  • Answer the questions.
  • In the spirit of sharing love and solidarity with our blogging family, nominate 8-13 people for the same award.
  • Ask them three questions.
  1. Quick Estimate! How many books are on your bookshelf? (Physically) 100! I think I have slightly over this number but 100 is a good estimate.
  2. Name one book that totally blew your mind! In what way? Infernal Devices was so amazing. I was mindblown. I loved all the characters and the plot and how solidly 5 star it was despite me liking TMI but not adoring all the books. She just improved and I am in love.
  3. What really attracts you to read a book? A.K.A what is you hook-line-and-sinker? If it is fantasy.
  4. And since it was such a popular question today: What is your all-time favourite genre?! FANTASY FANTASY FANTASY FANTASY

Okay my questions for my nominees are:

  1. Favorite book trilogy?
  2. Do you prefer reading standalones or series?
  3. Prefered page amount for a book?
  4. When did you fall in love/start liking reading?

My nominees:

Annie Earnshaw

PoojaG

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Favorite Things About Writing!

  • Describing scenes and landscapes. I love describing and seeing what words I can use.
  • Writing characters. I love creating characters so much. I love giving them their own personality and originality. I also love describing them physically and trying to keep my characters diverse and un-stereotypical.
  • Naming characters. I love naming characters so much, names are really fun.
  • THOSE BURSTS OF INSPIRATION!!! One of the best things about writing is when you get those bursts of inpiration and you feel you could write a thousand pages. Sadly these don’t last forever, or else I might have my book done by now!
  • The power over my works. Now you’re going to think that I am a crazy power hungry maniac. No I am not. I just like having that power over my works and babies (characters I mean) and I can protect them or brutally kill them. I’m mean, I know. But…killing characters is strangely satisfying…and then you feel like a horrible person.
  • Just the process in general. There are many reasons I love writing but I just love it because it calls to me. I like stringing the words together to form sentences, I like how soothing it is. I love how I have something that I love to do and want to do the rest of my life.

Thanks for reading this quick and pretty random post. These aren’t all the things I love about writing, but they are the main things. ❤

Warriors for Women

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I fight for my sisters, they fight for me.

And people think we behave abnormally.

True maybe some of our ways are unconventional.

But we are warriors for women, warriors for all.

Every time they cry, Angels turn a blind eye.

If Heaven won’t help them, it’s time for me to step in.

I’m not waiting for my prayers to be answered.

I’m not waiting for their tears to flood the world.

My sisters need me so I’m picking up my sword.

I’ll help them start revolutions, rebels we are.

And we’re Warriors starting peaceful wars.

Save your words, ’cause they don’t hurt anymore.

Because we hold each other up now,

we are each other’s new back bones.

My sisters and I will overthrow the thrones.

We’re fighting and we’re bleeding but we’re helping too.

So many sisters, who need us to do what we do.

I love my sisters and my sister love me,

without them I would not be the girl you see.

Stab my sisters and I will make you bleed,

If you cannot understand then you are ignorant.

And ignorance is what we warriors for women are battling.

Credit for beautiful image goes to this page: https://www.etsy.com/market/women_empowerment

Poem is ©Leona Petrovic 2017

 

 

 

 

Locked Box

I am a locked box.

I don’t like to talk.

People make me nervous.

I like myself better than you.

I can’t yell or demonize me.

In my locked box,

there is a harmony

not found in the open air.

I like it fine in here.

No thanks,

I don’t want to live out there.