The Cyan of a Ulysses Butterfly
And the quietness of your voice
I could never
Figure out if
Your eyes were
The cyan of
A Ulysses butterfly
Or the cerulean
I never knew if you
Smelt like rosewood
Or sandalwood but
You reminded me of
Petrichor and the
Feeling of safety that it
Is always accompanied by
Your voice had the
Quietness of never
Being heard and so
I listened to you like
You were the orchestra
Onboard the titanic
I still can’t figure out
If your smile is soft
Like the petals of
A blooming flower
Or sad like the songs
In a death scene
You laugh like
You want to be happy
And I write as if
I want you to be mine
I could never figure out
If loving you was
Pouring salt on my wounds
Or sewing them closed
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Excellent work. Looking forward to reading more!
Compelling and original writing
Creative use of language & vocab
Easy to read and follow
Well-structured & engaging content
Original narrative & well developed characters
Expert insights and opinions
Arguments were carefully researched and presented
Niche topic & fresh perspectives
Heartfelt and relatable
The story invoked strong personal emotions
Zero grammar & spelling mistakes
On-point and relevant
Writing reflected the title & theme
This just gives you all the feels!
The opening line is everything! Wow! And the rest lives up to the first! Congratulations!
Very thoughtful and fills your senses…ty
Really enjoyed it, well done!
Beautiful! Each stanza was mesmerizing. I like the progression of sight, smell, sound, and touch in the first few stanzas.
Beautiful... Outstanding work!!!
I love this Poppy; the raw pain amidst the beauty. Well done!
Love the melancholy tone, the contrast emotion of love really leaps off the screen. Great work!
Beautiful ❤️ The last two lines captivating ❤️ Congratulations on Top Story!
Wow this is amazing! I loved all of the comparisons but my favorite by far was the end. Well done!
Oh goodness, I loved this Poppy. I loved the comparisons and the contrasts. I especially liked the lines about sounding the like choir on the titanic. This was honest and emotional. Bravo :) Congratulations on Top Story!!!
Simply sublime. I did have to look up "Petrichor", and then was like "oh yeah." All of your wording is perfect to convey the feelings being expressed. Loved it. Congratulations on your Top Story!
This is absolutely beautiful. Congrats on the Top Story.
Visceral - intensely deep are the words when a soul speaks. Thank you for sharing
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Those last few lines are so raw. Excellent Hearted. Congratulations on top story!!
This was so yearning and beautifully written. Loved the word choices you made throughout!