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  • Our Climate Change Writing Competition is NOW OPEN! Write an original piece of personal narrative that details your own experience with climate change. How has this crisis changed your environment, your community, your sense of the future? Storytelling has the power to help us cope with fear – and inspire action. Entries are due October 18th, and be in the first 100 to submit your draft by October 10th for an Expert Review. Get all the details and enter here!
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  • The latest issue of Write the World Review is here, featuring twelve pieces by young writers across the globe! Through poetry, op-ed and reflection, our WtW community members consider personal and collective identity, and the changing nature of their own places in the world. Read it here!
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  • In this week's Wednesday Words pick 'love, the moon', anni10 (Canada) writes an imagined love letter from the moon to a suffering earth, pining after a relationship that can never be fulfilled. Read it here!

    Did you know our Wednesday Words pieces are selected from responses to our writing prompts? If you want your work to be considered for a Wednesday Words feature, respond to our prompts!
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CHEZZEL (United States) published:

The King of Kings Part II - The dungeon

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The king of kings
the one and true
the king kat
has banished you

The king of kings
the one and true
the king kat
punished you

The king of Kings
the one and true
the king kat said
down to the dungeon with you!

The king of kings
the one and true
the king kat
is always watching you....

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Victorian!Lee (United States) published:

SONG: Lonely Love

FREE WRITING

Tears drip down my face
Filled with words I never say
Cause I still feel her trace
And I miss her everyday

Hand in hand I see them walk
They do everything together 
painting portraits with pink chalk
I hope it rains forever

I know I anger really quick
But this obsessions killing me
I know I’m getting really sick
My heart won’t let me go free

The doctors can’t cure it
My mama’s afraid
I’ll try to forget it ...

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GuitarGirl (Canada) liked Silhouette of Torlin: Part 2 by KanjiKat (Canada)

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CHEZZEL (United States) published:

The King of Kings Part II - The dungeon

FREE WRITING

The king of kings
the one and true
the king kat
has banished you

The king of kings
the one and true
the king kat
punished you

The king of Kings
the one and true
the king kat said
down to the dungeon with you!

The king of kings
the one and true
the king kat
is always watching you....

18 minutes ago

1

Victorian!Lee (United States) published:

SONG: Lonely Love

FREE WRITING

Tears drip down my face
Filled with words I never say
Cause I still feel her trace
And I miss her everyday

Hand in hand I see them walk
They do everything together 
painting portraits with pink chalk
I hope it rains forever

I know I anger really quick
But this obsessions killing me
I know I’m getting really sick
My heart won’t let me go free

The doctors can’t cure it
My mama’s afraid
I’ll try to forget it ...

33 minutes ago

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#LemonFanatic! (Canada) published:

Fast Tips To ALWAYS Get What You Want (and a great show!)

FREE WRITING

  Here are a few tips on how to get your way every time! Cuz we all know there are those times when you just need your way! So when it's desperate (Don't use this unless you really need to, or the tips may not work in your favor) Here's what to do:

  First of all to get your way you need to get the attention of the person you are talking to. 
  Here are a few options.

    ...
Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 hour ago

4

KanjiKat (Canada) published:

Silhouette of Torlin: Part 2

FREE WRITING

   If my mum hadn't decided to go to the market fifteen years ago, I wouldn't be here.
   It'd been like any other day. Mum had gone to the market to sell the sashes she was well known for among the nobles. She sat behind her booth, sold her wares, and whispered to her unborn daughter everything about the father she wouldn't meet, tears dripping as she hastily swept them away. She fingered a wooden flute, determined to teach...

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about 1 hour ago

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EdgeLord Mickey (United States) published:

Blue-Eyed Girl

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Blue-Eyed Girl
It feels like the same day is repeating over and over. Every day feels the same, Daniel thinks to himself. He lets out a sigh.
He was on the bus at that moment. He was completely alone. He had nothing going for him. His love life-- a dead end. Friendships? Non-existent. 
The bus was completely empty except for him… and the blue-eyed girl.
Daniel had always been fond of her. She was usually the only one on the...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 hour ago

1

Chelsea Natale (United States) published:

Climate Change Narrative

PROMPT: Climate Change Writing Competition 2022

Climate change is a hot topic of today's society and is brought up year after year. Each time it is brought up, everyone says that they are going to do something to stop it. But the last time I checked, glaciers haven't stopped melting at a rapid rate, sea levels are still rising, and natural disasters are hitting the world harder than ever before. Governments haven't tried to do anything significant about climate change so no one in the world...

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2

Jasmin khawar (India) published:

feeble fingers

FREE WRITING


witnessing a moon's morals
i would my hands could sketch the iridescent lesson
alas! so feeble art my fingers for "art".

hypothetical, i must say art is
a visual torment preferred o'er written lores,
alas! so feeble art my fingers for "art".

my melanin, pallid, due to textures of the budding moon.
got a saccharine tooth against my allergic reactions, 
lured acrylics o'er itch.
my hands, oh my hands attracted to fabricated eczema, pretty when my grandma weaves it wi'...
Seeking Peer Reviews

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9

KanjiKat (Canada) published:

Silhouette of Torlin: Part 1

FREE WRITING

   I have never seen the sun.
   I have never felt the soft plants called grass beneath my feet. I have never run under the stars, climbed a tree, watched a sun, crimson and gold. I have never been "outside".
   All I know is stone. Stone and wood and dirty blankets and straw.
   I live in a prison. I was born here.
   I closed my eyes to the dim, flickering torchlight of the women's chamber in...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 2 hours ago

dwindled recession (United States) published:

Help

FREE WRITING

He's petrified of the unknown
to where he wears a cloak
of greasy hair and glassy eyes,
his figure darting his chin with precision
down toward his frail chest,
i'll say this is not a brother i should know.

Every second devoted to knowledge
though he's learned nothing,
he digs deep into the earth
and singes the sunlight to wallow
in his absent grave.

Lowering my tone, my voice a lure
my voice a gentle hand
descending with him,
i...

about 2 hours ago

1

CHEZZEL (United States) published:

Bloxninja - Blurb

FREE WRITING

yoyoyoyoyo welcome to my post thingy. I want to tell you about a graphic novel I am making called bloxninja it is about a ninja if you couldn't tell. So this ninja lives in a world where everyone is a 2D shape like a triangle, or square etc. but he is sad because he is a 3D cube (or block like bloxninja but instead of ck it is x) and he thinks there is another universe out there full of...

about 2 hours ago

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21

#LemonFanatic! (Canada) published:

Fast Tips To ALWAYS Get What You Want (and a great show!)

FREE WRITING

  Here are a few tips on how to get your way every time! Cuz we all know there are those times when you just need your way! So when it's desperate (Don't use this unless you really need to, or the tips may not work in your favor) Here's what to do:

  First of all to get your way you need to get the attention of the person you are talking to. 
  Here are a few options.

    ...
Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 hour ago

4

KanjiKat (Canada) published:

Silhouette of Torlin: Part 2

FREE WRITING

   If my mum hadn't decided to go to the market fifteen years ago, I wouldn't be here.
   It'd been like any other day. Mum had gone to the market to sell the sashes she was well known for among the nobles. She sat behind her booth, sold her wares, and whispered to her unborn daughter everything about the father she wouldn't meet, tears dripping as she hastily swept them away. She fingered a wooden flute, determined to teach...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 hour ago

14
1

EdgeLord Mickey (United States) published:

Blue-Eyed Girl

FREE WRITING

Blue-Eyed Girl
It feels like the same day is repeating over and over. Every day feels the same, Daniel thinks to himself. He lets out a sigh.
He was on the bus at that moment. He was completely alone. He had nothing going for him. His love life-- a dead end. Friendships? Non-existent. 
The bus was completely empty except for him… and the blue-eyed girl.
Daniel had always been fond of her. She was usually the only one on the...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 hour ago

1

Chelsea Natale (United States) published:

Climate Change Narrative

PROMPT: Climate Change Writing Competition 2022

Climate change is a hot topic of today's society and is brought up year after year. Each time it is brought up, everyone says that they are going to do something to stop it. But the last time I checked, glaciers haven't stopped melting at a rapid rate, sea levels are still rising, and natural disasters are hitting the world harder than ever before. Governments haven't tried to do anything significant about climate change so no one in the world...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 hour ago

2

Jasmin khawar (India) published:

feeble fingers

FREE WRITING


witnessing a moon's morals
i would my hands could sketch the iridescent lesson
alas! so feeble art my fingers for "art".

hypothetical, i must say art is
a visual torment preferred o'er written lores,
alas! so feeble art my fingers for "art".

my melanin, pallid, due to textures of the budding moon.
got a saccharine tooth against my allergic reactions, 
lured acrylics o'er itch.
my hands, oh my hands attracted to fabricated eczema, pretty when my grandma weaves it wi'...
Seeking Peer Reviews

about 1 hour ago

9

KanjiKat (Canada) published:

Silhouette of Torlin: Part 1

FREE WRITING

   I have never seen the sun.
   I have never felt the soft plants called grass beneath my feet. I have never run under the stars, climbed a tree, watched a sun, crimson and gold. I have never been "outside".
   All I know is stone. Stone and wood and dirty blankets and straw.
   I live in a prison. I was born here.
   I closed my eyes to the dim, flickering torchlight of the women's chamber in...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 2 hours ago

1

Anumegha Das (India) published:

an honest confession

FREE WRITING

If we look up the word "masochist" in the dictionary, the definition given is "A person who derives gratification from his own humiliation or insult" or "A person who like undertaking upsetting tasks or distressing tasks."
Sometimes I feel that us writers are masochists too- in fact, we're the masters of masochism.

don't believe me? okay.

Why, you may ask, why would a writer, one who creates, one who writes for spreading beauty,...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 2 hours ago

4

joeD (Malaysia) published:

ah, earthlings, they are forever in my sight

PROMPT: Cosmological Moods

i have watched them for millenia
billions yawning with the dawn, inevitably fading into dusk.
i've watched their hurts, their heartbreaks and heroics,
seen this broken record player
trip o'er itself
cursed
to repeat every laceration left on earth. 

oh, i wish they'd learn, my sister stars

i wish they'd see what we see
from our timeless zenith
in the void above. 

 

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 2 hours ago

2

fallonidkanymore (United States) published:

Shouldering the weight (slight horror)

PROMPT: "Tracy's Tiger"

The world was quiet besides the soft whispers coming from the animal sitting on the young man's shoulder, its long tail wrapped around his right arm as he sat reading a book on a park bench. The creature was constantly talking, whispering ideas or comments at him, telling him what to do and what to say.
The creature seems to be unnoticed by anyone else, and he dared not tell anyone, last time he did he was sent to a...

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 3 hours ago

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1

EdgeLord Mickey (United States) published:

But It Didn't End (Happy New Year Sequel) (Preface)

FREE WRITING

But It Didn’t End
A “Happy New Year” sequel
Preface
“Caleb Smith, right?” he said, as he circled around the table in the small cramped room. “That’s your name?”
Caleb could see a mirror in the room. He’d seen enough TV to know that other policemen were behind it, listening. 
Caleb smiled toothily at the police officer interrogating him. “That’s me alright. What’s this about again, officer? I know you told me. I just kind of forgot.”
The officer sighed....

Seeking Peer Reviews

about 3 hours ago