Another article of mine was published on The Mighty the other day! This one took a lot for me to submit – the thought of people reading it was terrifying, which I took as a sign that I had to do it.
New article was published on The Mighty today! My second with them. 😀
Thanks as always, WILDsound ❤
Genres: Breakup, Closure, Heartbreak, Love, Relationships, Romantic, The End
I know how this story goes –
it’s ours, after all
and I could read it
with my eyes closed.
And why must re-reading those chapters
of our one-sided love story
hurt so good?
You said that
my coffee brown eyes felt like home,
but you’re the wandering kind
the timing is all wrong.
You never stay (in one place)
for too long.
I’m an open book.
I give myself to you
and every time,
you leave with another torn up page of me
but I couldn’t care less if I tried.
We will always be
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Deadline: FREE POETRY Festival – Get your poem made into a MOVIE and seen by 1000s. Three options to submit:
Watch Poetry performance readings:
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The freelance life is tough. I’m both a freelance makeup artist and writer now, I guess. Ever since I started submitting my writing 6 months ago, I’ve kept this notebook, aptly named “Published Shit”. Paid or not, I add my published writings to it as a sort of keepsake. I’ve accomplished something I never thought would happen.
A few days ago, I received an acceptance email for my 3rd paid publication. Being able to add it to this notebook – the 10th entry – is pretty fucking cool.
Thank you, WILDsound ❤
Deadline to Submit your FREE Poetry to the Festival: http://www.wildsound.ca/poetrycontest.html OTTAWA, by Forrest Jamie https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/09/16/ottawa-poetry-by-forrest-jamie/ WALLS OF FLESH, by Shannon Rohn https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/09/16/walls-of-flesh-poetry-by-shannon-rohn/ LESSONS ON THROWING SHADE, by Nigel Toussaint Bray https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/09/16/lessons-on-throwing-shade-poetry-by-nigel-toussaint-bray/ FAREWELLS OF MT. AUBURN, by Mark Curtis Dunn https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/09/16/farewells-of-mt-auburn-poetry-by-mark-curtis-dunn/ THE COLDEST WINTER, by MS the Secret https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/09/16/the-coldest-winter-poetry-by-m-s-the-secret/ IN DARKNESS, by Kerry Valkyrie Baldock Kelly https://wildsoundfestivalreview.com/2016/09/16/in-darkness-poetry-by-kerry-valkyrie-baldock-kelly/ %5B…%5D
2nd day in a row my name was published incorrectly lol…but this is still hella cool. Thanks WILDsound for this and the cool little interview, and shoutout to Becky Shrimpton for reading my short story 🙂
Watch the July 2016 Winning Short Story Reading.
One More Last Call by Forrest Simcoe
Reading Performed by actor Becky Shrimpton
Get to know the winning writer:
1. What is your 1pg Short Story about?
My story is about two people coming to terms with the fact that their relationship is over. It starts in the aftermath of the breakup, and so much of their history is hinted at throughout the story. This is their final goodbye to each other; accepting that it’s the end for them not only as lovers, but for their deep friendship as well.
2. What genres would you say this short story is in?
3. How would you describe this story in two words?
4. What movie have you seen the most in your life?
Oh man, it’s probably a tie between Donnie Darko and A Walk to Remember – two vastly different…
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