Sighted

“I could identify everything around me, yet nothing looked the same. My surroundings were cast in black and white. There was no blur, just a total absence of colors. The shapes were profoundly neat. It all appeared so clearly to me, effortlessly. I did not have to focus, nor squint to adjust. It was coming to me naturally.

I could discern it all, as if I were standing in broad daylight, except I was not. The world around me was dressed up in a brand new gown adorned by lights of stars, and the headstrong scent of nature. I was standing in a space made up of shades of grey – rich and bright, brought to life by the moonshine.”

An except from Sighted, by Hailie Andersen. First Published on Mug’s Tale

 

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13 Comments Add yours

  1. Beautiful sensory writing.

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    1. Thank you so much Diane ❤ Your comment brought a giant smile on my face! This is just what I was hoping to achieve.

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  2. Singledust says:

    just by your words i could create a mental picture so vivid and and tangible, pure magic in your description!

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    1. Thank you so much ❤ I am so happy my words could conjure up such a vivid image in your mind. Thank you for your feedback. It is very much appreciated, as always.

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  3. I love the vivid picture that your words painted on the canvas of my mind. I love this.

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    1. Thank you for your gorgeous compliment. 🙂 I am delighted you love it! Here I am smiling at my screen 🙂 Thank you!

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      1. Yay. You deserve to smile more cause your creations are just so amazing.

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      2. The praise should go to my readers whose gorgeous minds reveal the beauty in my words. 😉 Smiling again 🙂 Thank you ❤

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  4. mysticity says:

    Loved it… words piercing the soul. Indeed I can say you have not just merely written words but while writing your heart and soul were working in unison with you… Beautiful work. 😊👍

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    1. Thank you so much for your lovely praise. Indeed my heart and I can never be pulled apart when I write. I am delighted my words spoke to you. Thank you again.

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      1. mysticity says:

        Welcome. .. thanks for sharing the poem with us. 😊

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