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Hi there! I'm Abby, a poet, short story writer, and student of Japanese.

I have lots of short stories that I recently published on here, so scroll down and check them out if that appeals to you ;)

My poetry collection, Clockwork Lives was shortlisted for the 2012 Attys and is now featured. I still love writing poetry. I was also commended for Foyle Young Poets 2015, and longlisted for the 2016 Tower Poetry Competition. Recently, I won first prize in the Young Poets Network challenge 'I am the universe', judged by Helen Mort.

The Doors, Blonde Redhead, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, La Femme, Kate Tempest, Bjork, Lana Del Rey, Lizst, SoKo, Velvet Underground, Death Grips, Jefferson Airplane, Cherry Glazerr, The Cure, Warpaint, Rachmaninoff, Swans, Nico, Midori Takada, Deafheaven, Mars Red Sky, Michelle Gurevich, and so on

"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." ~ Oscar Wilde

"Humankind cannot bear very much reality." ~ T.S. Eliot

"Where I create, there I am true" - Rainer Maria Rilke

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Stories by Abby Meyer
Erato by Snowdrop07
Erato Short Story
A Greek Muse gets fired from her office job for causing writer's block, and proceeds to have an existential crisis.
White Blossom/ 白い花 by Snowdrop07
White Blossom/ 白い花 Short Story
It's Springtime. A man is sitting by the window. A (very short) homage to Japanese ghost stories. -- Had to write a short story for my Japanese class, and then I just felt like translating it to English for...
The Face by Snowdrop07
The Face Short Story
Entry for Wattpad's Beauty and the Beast Contest :) A girl wakes up with a face that is not hers, but is perhaps more beautiful, and is conflicted whether to keep it or not. She wonders if she can be 'something'...
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