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Apollo's Lover

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  1. soft sun

    in the soft sun that soaks my skin a mint leaf prickles gently its fuzz a reminder it has grown through summer thunder and fed on cicada overtures as i have felt the pleasure of shivering under rain tasting briefly it melts leaving nothing but a thing come from earth and impassioned with a dirty sweet i bite because it is not so precious as my fingers thought it is clover under my nails and beetles and hickory nuts sharp on bare feet but sweet! sweet in the soft sun
  2. help im freaking being sexually/verbally assaulted at this fucking camp

    That sounds awful! Hopefully reporting him will help things. Is there someone at the camp you like and respects you? If so, maybe try to stick with them. Argh
  3. Night Drive

    in the brown velvet night when i was half asleep i saw orion behind speedometer reflections and the engine's hum that sounds like music if you let it in the empty summer night there was eternal corn like the lake but without the shimmer and the world was hollow like being hungry in the ancient iron night i believed that stars were tears in the great blanket but not that they were made for me i am far too unimportant for the skies to notice
  4. Going

    I identify with this so much and it's beautiful
  5. So sorry!!

    Yes @Fullmetal Sorcerer we were all talking on the discord, but I was worried about you because you aren't there even though I know you use the site a lot. I thought it might be just the old slammers who couldn't get on and then you would still be here and be thinking "where is everyone?" Thank you @Autumn for talking to us.
  6. here's to us

    Yes give it to her! My best friend and I are like that too. We haven't gone to school together since kindergarten.
  7. Happy pride month y'all! (I know I'm a bit late but still)❤♥💛💚💙💜

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      Apollo's Lover

      No clue why the pink and orange hearts are different from the other ones?

  8. the one who tamed the wolf

    The fairy tale language use is sooo gooooood.
  9. say you’ll remember

  10. Here's your chance to become a non player character

    Owner of the tavern: Rogli, half dwarf, warlock, 52 Spends a lot of time upstairs working on alchemical and magical experiments, but comes downstairs every once in a while to check up on things. This usually happens to be in the middle of one of Dragonfly's performances. Everyone is a little afraid of him because they're not sure what he's up to upstairs and he's also pretty muscular. He's fine with dark dealings going on in his tavern. The usual fights are also allowed, but he'll brake up any brawls that get out of hand.
  11. Secret Diary

    I wrote this a while ago when I thought we could all use something a little less heavy and meant to post it here but then I didn't, so here it is now: We should all keep a secret diary in which to deposit our stupidest thoughts and lamest jokes that no one else will laugh at you know, the ones that follow no reasonable logic and reference 3 different fandoms and a good handful of inside jokes We all need a secret diary inside a well-worn leather cover or a very private online document or maybe in the margins of our most boring notebook whatever suits us best It's all right to have a secret diary it's not silly as long as no one finds out and they better not find out 'cause if they do we'll be in trouble, won't we people might find out who we really are what a scandal! no no we can't have that So let's hold on to our secret diaries don't let go of who we've learned to be or who we've just stumbled into becoming or who we've run away from but ended up as anyway because it's not just any old person who can see us all the way through so we'd better look good and hard ourselves
  12. Spinal Cord Staircase

    So this was really spontaneous . . . When I climbed the staircase up my spine I hoped to reach my brain but the road was littered with so many other people's thoughts I got lost but that's alright it's beautiful here full of words and music people singing and arguing my brain I think would be far too lonely
  13. Week of 5/7: CICADA-scope

    For you to die, Jess.
  14. Snippet of Dialogue I Like but Don't Know What to Do With

    Nice dialogue! Very natural. You could make a mini comic? Just for fun? Until you find a place for it.
  15. Soldier

    I'm working on editing some of my better poems from middle school right now, so here's one of those edits: someone lit your Hate aflame and taught you not to see when you Kill now you're shooting bullet holes in the cosmos splashing the night with Blood and everything you've forgotten
  16. jeans

    I love this metaphor! It's not what one would usually think of, but it works great. The first line was a little unclear though. It took me a few reads to get it.
  17. I Want

    Thanks Queenie! You're wonderful.
  18. I Want

    I want to be satisfied with what I have I want the whole glorious world in my arms I want to laugh until I can't breath and talk for hours without losing our casual flow I want to touch the hair he keeps shaking out of his eyes I want her curves against mine and no hesitation I want to do more than imagine and not be afraid that outside my head nothing grows I want the soft-blankets past and the open-air future I want confidence when I step with my eyes closed I want to cradle you in my arms and be reassured by the beat of your human heart I want the wind and the storm and pure power in my veins I want the gentle darkness under the ocean's lull I want to be frozen until I am ice immune to winter and to this illogical species I want to know everything including that I am right I want perfection that never stumbles though the way is bleak I want to be strong enough to stand alone until death welcomes me and I lay down in that good house
  19. I Want

    I know I wrote this a while ago, but I want to submit it to Asterism, so can y'all please edit it first? Thanks!
  20. butterfly identification

    Jess has ingested her science homework, and is worried because she can therefor not complete it.
  21. Old Southern Lace

    it's dark and i'm the only one downstairs Moonbeams/Starlight/The Last Rays of the Sun seep through the tree branches then the window panes dappled reflection on the wall looks like Old Southern Lace
  22. Weekly Poll: How did you celebrate Earth Day?

    I taught the oaks and the maples because I support equal education opportunities.
  23. little things

    The stanza with the quotes? I told myself the exact same things. I remember in fourth grade having a crush on a girl and telling myself I was lying to myself. I told myself that all the way until this year. And I was scared to come out for the same reason! But I think I've figured it out now; you'll get there too.
  24. stairway to not-quite heaven

    This demonstrates what great friendship is just perfectly.