Joseph Wellington: New Kid Extraordinaire“Isn’t it a bit early to do homework? It is, after all, the first day of school.”Joseph Wellington: New Kid Extraordinaire by GuinevereToGwen
The bleachers shook under me as he climbed the steps to the top. The words on my notepad blurred for a second at the sudden commotion, quickly regaining their original shape.
Stress. Stress? STRESS!!!
→ Academic problems
→ Social problems
→ Which leads to academic problems ARG WHAT DO I WRITE???
Tearing my eyes away from the page—the blank space staring up at me critically—I shielded my eyes from the sun to see the boy lowering himself down next to me. He was shorter than average, his face square, with a strong jaw. I contemplated that phrase for a moment—strong jaw—and wondered what it really meant, where it came from. And why it made this boy’s smile seem so much more genuine, so much brighter.
I squinted at him, him and his strong jaw. “Do I know you?”
His eyes drifte
UnfathomableI have been told that my eyes
are like someone bottled you up
and poured your color into my irises.
Sure, it’s a lovely compliment,
but I am not you.
You are a child playing dress-up
with your sister’s coats and frocks
because you want to be something bigger;
and she’s sweltering with jealousy
that you can wear those grays and blues
better than she ever could.
You are an angst-ridden teen
who dyed and spiked her hair
to hear her mother scream,
and no matter how many times
she tells you that your boyfriend
is a washed up good-for-nothing,
you keep coming back to kiss the shoreline
because you think that his love feels right.
You are a middle-aged mother
glancing over her shoulder
to check for those nosy neighbors
while putting up your new windowpanes
of sapphire stained glass to cloak
those blistering waves that occupy
your pristine, picket fence house.
You are the woman that sailors
have sworn to for centuries
and the woman that will keep
scientists surprised for year
The Great Race by GuinevereToGwen is "a modern-day quest set in a girls' school: the 'dragon' is armed with a broom and the 'princess' isn't interested in the hero" (suggester's words).
( Suggested by SCFrankles and chromeantennae and Featured by neurotype. )
Man Sold Separately by GuinevereToGwen
( Featured by Beccalicious. )
Golden Ink and Going Back by GuinevereToGwen "is a wonderful tale of childhood, growing up, and then wishing you could be a child again. Using fairy tales that are well-known, a wonderful story is spun that will take you back to your childhood days of innocence," says the suggester.
( Suggested by MagicalJoey and Featured by thorns. )
Daily Lit Deviations
Aspiring novelist, composer-lyricist, sunriser, dreamer, and the biggest poetastrophe you'll ever meet.
I'm currently a student in Canada who dreams of spending the rest of her life writing novels and short stories on a houseboat. Fond of classic literature and musical theatre, I love snowflakes, hot air balloons, and typewriters, although I've never used one and doubt I would enjoy it.
I write short stories, poetry, songs, plays, screenplays, musicals, articles, anything and everything that can be written, I'm writing. My current writing projects include my novel, Columbia Uncharted, a collaborative novel with NGBookworm97, Sunriser, and a one-act musical I'm currently in the process of putting on called The Strangers on the Bus.
Nice Things People Have Said About Me
"Danielle’s gallery is packed full of intriguing and clever pieces to peruse, on her multi-faceted profile. Whether in sharing her novels brimming over with moving tales or reading a touching story or poem from a unique angle, she’s written something for everyone to enjoy."
by LadyLincoln, one of dA's biggest sweethearts
"What I love most about her writing is her character development and her observation/analysis of other human beings...including her honest evaluations of herself and her feelings."
by one of the kindest people I know, blackoutpoet
"GuinevereToGwen is possibly my best internet buddy. She is just.. wow. She's always trying new things with her writing, and she's always participating in competitions and coming up with new, cool group ideas. She's super nice and her poetry is phenomenal, as is her prose and her stagewriting. She's just all around talented."
by the wonderful saltwaterlungs
"GuinevereToGwen is a sweetheart in every sense of the word. Her work just sweeps you off your feet with her incredible control of literary devices."
by the incredible momo-madness
"You are now a magical writer unicorn."
by my favourite person in the whole world, SilentSails
Columbia Uncharted: 65,085 words (Editing in progress)
Sunriser: 35,009 words
Favourite plays: Lots of musicals (Les Mis, Next to Normal, Wicked, Chicago, Rent) and anything Shakespeare (my favourites include Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, and As You Like It)!
Favourite poets: Allen Ginsberg • Lewis Caroll • Robert Frost
Favourite colour: All of them! Don't make me choose!
How I would like to die: In a swordfight, defending my life. Preferably on the back of a dragon.
ID by HappyHS
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