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An inverse poem

By Leslie WritesPublished 27 days ago 1 min read
Top Story - February 2024
Photo by cottonbro studio: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-in-black-suit-jacket-standing-beside-woman-in-white-long-sleeve-shirt-4694309/

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I should text my friends about this

Something might happen

If we leave this bar now

Smile, they’ll think something’s wrong

They’ll turn on me

I need to stay in control here

Another drink?

Hmm, it is getting late

Come on

Don’t be like that

Let’s call it a night?

Photo by Cottonbro Studio on Pixabay

performance poetryFree Verse

About the Creator

Leslie Writes

Another struggling millennial. Writing is my creative outlet and stress reliever.

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Excellent work. Looking forward to reading more!

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    Creative use of language & vocab

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    Well-structured & engaging content

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    Original narrative & well developed characters

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    Arguments were carefully researched and presented

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  • Anna 13 days ago

    Mystherious! I love it!🥰

  • J14 days ago

    What an exquisitely bitter pill this was to wash (up &) down. 10/10

  • Naveed 18 days ago

    Commendable job! Keep the great work rolling—congrats!

  • Grz Colm21 days ago

    I must have done my read like and dash thing again! My bad. Well done Leslie! ☺️👍

  • sleepy drafts22 days ago

    Woahhhhh, this was too good. Amazing work, Leslie!

  • Donna Renee22 days ago

    Ooooooh this one is amazing, Leslie!! 🤯🤯🤯

  • Ha Le Sa22 days ago

    I admire your writing skills. Your story is expressive, descriptive, and captivating.

  • Sahib ali22 days ago


  • Tyler Simpson22 days ago

    Wow, well done. Your ability to change the perspective and intention to that amount is really impressive.

  • Back to say congratulations on your Top Story! 🎉💖🎊🎉💖🎊

  • L.C. Schäfer22 days ago

    Good luck in the challenge and well done on your T.S 😁

  • Paul Stewart22 days ago

    Back to say congrats on a stunning Top Story, Leslie!

  • JBaz22 days ago

    This is a troubling and worrisome piece, and unfortunately all to true. Well done Congratulations

  • Cathy holmes22 days ago

    Congrats on the TS.

  • Gerald Holmes22 days ago

    Very well done! Congrats on the Top Story

  • Whoaaa, you nailed this perfectly! I love how this reads so well both forwards and in reverse! So well done!

  • Kageno Hoshino26 days ago

    Super poem

  • Babs Iverson26 days ago

    Superbly written!!! Loved it!!!💕♥️♥️

  • Very interesting, the difference the order of these thoughts and words can make! Nicely done.

  • Very fluid like a real conversation

  • I had to read this one again. Very well done

  • Naveed 27 days ago


  • Cathy holmes27 days ago

    Nicely done!

  • Novel Allen27 days ago

    Be careful who you get tipsy with, things might happen, will you egret it. This is great. Thoughts to ponder.

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