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The Unwritable

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here are the words
that took too long to say.
I am a writer, a dreamer.
these words in my head
become physical, real
when I put them down on paper.
but what is real anyway?
can something be real
if it’s only in my mind?
or if I physically see it before me,
does that make it more real?
I see the words
but it’s only when it enters
through my mind
that I feel.
and if it makes you feel,
isn’t it real?
and if so,
aren’t dreams real in the same way?
only, it’s…



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Venessa Yeh

Venessa Yeh

Software engineer who accidentally minored in philosophy. Likes to write code and poetry.