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Alita Moore

Updated: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 01:04 am

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Biography

I started writing as a Senior in high school as a way of coping with mental illness. My poetry is very largely reliant on imagery to convey emotion. Furthermore, I consider my colorful poetry to be abstract paintings, so most of it's open for interpretation. Poetry is a wonderful therapy :)

Samples

Note: Typically my works are much longer, but this is a good sample one, made me cry when I wrote it. Don't particularly know why... but yeah, love poetry! :D God: It becomes in the night what was once in the day, And that My dear Is God

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Alita Moore

Sun 28th Jun 2020 01:03

Nicola,

now you're getting it 😉

Thank you very much

Nicola Beckett

Wed 24th Jun 2020 16:12

Alita, your paintings are beautiful and your work has inspired me today x

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Ankita Srivastava

Fri 13th Sep 2019 22:27

I read your bio... Something many people can connect with. Whenever I feel overwhelmed i.e. low or happy I write.
Take care
May God bless you with many happy reasons to write.

Happy reading and writing.

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keith jeffries

Sun 3rd Sep 2017 13:16

Hello Adrian, Having read three of your poems Transient Beauty, The Begging Tree and Dad I salute your inspiration and expression. You are very talented and possess a fine understanding of the language. I look forward to reading more of your work. Congratulations on your recent success. Thanks you. Keith

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Sat 29th Jul 2017 12:23

Adrian, you made a lovely comment on a piece of mine, 'Girl in a Lake'.

It was an actual experience. My boyfriend and I, probably eighteen, were returning late one night from a very happy day of beaching, quite a distance from our hometown. It must have been midnight as we passed the shoreline of our local lake. The moon was full. The magic was there. I asked him to pull over and park.

The rest is as it is. He was scandalized, but he didn't interfere. Nor did he join me. He stayed in the car watching for a police patrol. Nude bathing was not OK in Canada. How he would have explained my actions is anybody's guess. It was a moment that underwrites my love of nature and poetry, their inextricable connection. And the young man was a loving, best friend for life.

I will try to catch up on some more of your poems.

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Michaela Sheldon

Mon 12th Jun 2017 20:21

After reading your bio, I am truly fascinated how similar our experiences may be. I struggled (and still am) with mental health: de-realization and panic attacks. I constantly struggle with questions of self. I begin to panic over what I am as a physical being and who I am and it sends me over the edge to the point I cannot breathe. The paranoia of death as well leads me to a sort-of schizophrenic state.

I couldn't agree more with Cynthia, thank you for your words. I will be reading more once I am off work.
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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Tue 30th May 2017 13:30

Welcome to WOL, Adrian. And thank you for your honest Bio. I really look forward to reading more of your work. I'm not a computer buff, and rarely interact on line, except for this WOL site. I've often been invited, but I have lots to keep me busy off-line. And, yes, this really does make me a modern 'dinosaur'. I couldn't agree more. But that's how it is.

'God' is fabulous! Worth tears.

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