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The ArmchairIn the room upstairs,The Armchair by AlanTheRobot
you used to roam.
Fingers splayed on the armchair,
Still the cushions are sunk in,
still the fabric warm,
still the thought of you disturbs me,
in the ground,
When morning rises,
your comfortable weight,
just particles in the light.
I live for night,
when I might imagine,
a shadow cast,
the passing lights,
all are not.
I purge the logic,
instilled at youth,
they might all be you.
to join in sleep.
Some Research TipsI was planning to write about this, but I ended up typing a forum reply so long, I've turned it into a post instead. I'll expand more on everything later (I'm still working on the writer's resources list).Some Research Tips by AlanTheRobot
The Forum Question
A long time ago research used to frustrate me (now it's one of my favorite parts). There just seemed to be no info on what I wanted to look up. I totally understand the people who just don't know where to go or where to start. Either there's an overwhelming amount of info or there's none at all. I've also found when researching anything new, it doesn't even have to be related to writing but just learning some new skill, that I kind of go through the same steps.
- Don't stop at one google search or even two. Keep looking. Usually the questions we ask as writers tend to be a bit odd. How much time does x take if b is c? The answer is rarely a quick google search away. Usually the results turn up