We can’t forget the
sunglasses. If we do,
we’ll be conspicuous.
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Mothers questionsHow did you get poo on your ear? And
how is it when we think you’re dreaming your
curious eyes share the truth. And why
is it when we dine, you wail until we stop for you
to repay our comfort with projectile vomit on you, on me, on daddy, on the sofa, the floor, the cushions
and my dinner plate.
Your hands raise above your head;
this is the way to sleep and
this is the way you snore and
this is the way you will then wave your shark fin hand to tell me
it’s feeding time again.
I love you because you remind me of a man
who farts and smiles just like you and wraps yourself in
my old cardigan as if it was me cuddling you. And you both
drive me crazy to frustration but make me smile with one look
You are the DrugVelvet blue eyes;
rich and eager tug me.
no patch, no therapy, no miracle cure
I am your addict.
You are the drug.
The terminal infestation of dependence;
a life support where without
my mind withdraws.
PE: Poetry Forms- An A-Z An A-Z of Poetry Forms!
To kick start this week at projecteducate, we're starting off with a slightly lighter-hearted article listing just some of the poetic forms that exist out there. Lets be honest, there are hundreds and we can't list every single one. This is just a slice of the forms out there and if you are wishing to expand your understanding of different forms, do some research and don't take this as gospel!
Each form has a direct link to a site that describes the form in more detail, usually with examples too. I have also included some good examples from dA when I have found them.
Yes some of these link to wikipedia!
ABC- A poem where each word, line or stanza starts with the next continuous letter of the alphabet. Also known as an "Abcedarian"
Gourmet Novel RecipeRecipe for Writing a Novel
Serves: 1. If you’re J K Rowling, billions.
- 1 Tin standard cat food
- 1 Laptop/Computer
- 250g cat biscuits
- 5 Pens, various colours.
- 1 stuffed cat toy with bell
- 1 pouch slightly fussier cat food
- 1 sachet gourmet cat food
- 1 bottle of wine, red or white
- 1 Wine glass (Large)
- 1 300g Tin of tuna
Cooking time: 2-5 years
(Preparation time approximately 10-60 minutes depending on condition of desk and computer speed)
1. Clear space on desk. If you do not have respective space for junk, throw on floor. Place paper and pens in clear space.
2. Turn on computer and allow 10 minutes for slow loading time. Add 2-3 sighs as windows update informs to restart computer. Restart computer and allow a further 10 minutes.
3. Once computer is ready, open up new document.
1. Begin with your plot. Open internet to several pages, use pens and paper to mix r
Race for Life 2013Hello all!
This isn't the first journal I have wrote this year, but I only have 7 weeks left till Race for Life! I've just started my training and surprised myself that after a year of not running I can still manage a run!
Race for Life is a 5K charity run raising money for Cancer Research UK. Cancer Research do life-saving work into preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer.
This is my 5th year in a row doing Race for Life, and every year it becomes more and more important to me. There are far too many people suffering with cancer; too many families, friends and individuals and the work Cancer Research do is so important. I expect everyone has their own experiences with cancer, whether first hand or through others and the fact if affects everyone is why I feel so strongly about doing the little things to help find a cure. I'm not a natural runner, if you
Napo 8- SusanWhy did you lock her out of heaven
and throw the key
into the lions land?
A beautiful girl enjoying
a new fantasy to live.
She'd stopped believing, but
faith stays in a heart longer
than a head.
"She wasted all her school time wanting to be the age she is now,
and she'll waste all the rest of her life trying to stay that age"
Deliriously Tired...[00:13:59] Becca (^Beccalicious): I have a word document that just says "stench" on it.
[00:16:51] Priya (neurocake): ohnooooo
[00:16:57] Priya (neurocake): I don't want to ask why D:
[00:20:19] Becca (^Beccalicious): I don't know why
Anyone want to hazard a guess for me?
Sick baby, slept about 4 hours in the past 48 and now a bit confused!
But he is still a cute lion cub.
That is all.
How is everyone? What are you up to? What thing of interest can you see in the room you are in?
Twenty Ten FourWe never notice.
Our alarm doesn't ring, it sings
Pharell beating our mornings
till we remove from our snooze. We
forgot the tink-tinker or
and emerge the same.
The same commute to work:
Heads sunk, tired eyes drunk by
thumb movements. Our ears dumb
locked into a Will-I-Am trance. Not
a glance of the changing scenes;
the only birds we see are angry.
The same office echoes with
of emails blaming others and smack-talking.
instead of actual talking. We fall for
the hype of Skype and only Siri’s
voice drones narrow answers
we accept as truth.
The same playground, huddled corners;
Children pick a blackberry instead of
picking blackberries, for their late-night
Facebook fights. Words will always hurt see:
no kids to hit with sticks and stones. Unless
there’s an ap for it.
What do we do when stop?
Orwell you're too late
took thirty years to demonstrate your
doublethink and we all cling to
The Beard of intrigueHis beard was fascinating.
It was a loom, woven with intricate detail and so long it would put any wizard to shame. Each pattern in the coarse mound of hair seemed to share a secret. Perhaps they were memories- I’d heard others collect memories in such ways- etchings on their bodies, collecting objects and even journal writing. Maybe this man was his own journal.
The rest of him seemed positively ordinary. He rested in his chair in a blue business suit- albeit a little outdated for fashion, but suited the character I had begun to form in my head for him. His sorrowful eyes narrowed on a frustrated brow of greying features, illuminating a sense of tiredness. Perhaps the beard in all its might was weighting down. His skin was as rough as sandpaper, blotches and scars etching his hands and face with no revelation to the puzzle of his beard.
I wanted to move closer, debating whether it was rude to ask. The very notion excited me as I built up theories as to why his beard had the
Daily Literature Deviations for March 13th, 2013Guidelines | How to Suggest a DLD | Group Administrators | Affiliation | Chatroom | Current Staff Openings
Daily Lit Deviations for March 13th, 2013
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For all of the featured artists: If you receive a DD for one
of your p
dA Compliments #14 + Important AnnouncementsOkay, this is long overdue, so let's get to it. I remember when I first chanced Riemea- her artwork was astounding and I was awed with what I saw. At the time, she was trying to sell some commissions, and I tried featuring her (I highly doubt it was seen, darn). xP Anyway, little did I know she didn't just have an amazing gallery, but she also had an amazing personality. When I started getting more involved in the community, I would see her helping with many things from giving constructive feedback to giving her time to do features for others. Now, I work with her at this amazeball group known as dAWishingWell, and I see now just how sweet and thoughtful she can be! I also see how sneaky she can be, hehe.
pizza - I love you more than anything.
NycroShears-you is best pony- I know one day you'll be a game designer. Lots of love from your Mexican brony,
My good friend here is a ta
Writers of the Revolution June 29, 2013 (late)Featured WRITER
Featured by Sammur-amat
Madeline, better know as imaginative-lioness, has captured the hearts of many here on deviantArt what with her undeniably incredibly gorgeous gallery and equally beautiful and selfless soul. I have been a fan of her simple yet emotionally-strung work for quite sometime. A keen and clear sense of honesty and transparency can be felt throughout most if not all the pieces in her gallery.
Also, with her fairly recent community-driven project, the LiteratureRoadtrip, Madeline has inspired and further sparked the interest of our precious little literature community to interact, favorite, comment and critique each others body of work. What better time to feature and promote her efforts both as a talented poet and big-hearted deviant than now?
"you fell into its craters, came out
Where is the Devious Love? Volume XWhere is the Devious Love?
An article promoting positivity in the community
Volume I | Volume II | Volume III | Volume IV | Volume V | Volume VI | Volume VII | Volume VIII | Volume IX
Daily Lit Deviants of January 2014Daily Lit Deviant is an article put out on a daily basis throughout the year by NicBelroque that is devoted to showing the work and accomplishments of one writer per article and presenting exemplary pieces of their work. It is based off of bowie-loon123's series of articles of the same name.
January 1st: featured BloodshotInk
January 2nd: featured antonfrost
January 3rd: featured LiliWrites
January 4th: featured thetaoofchaos
Jewels of June and July!
1. NEW- GIFTS
2. NEW- Personal NOTE
3. NEW- Special Groups & Other Special Info.
4. NEW- Changes to "The Shelter Project" PLUS, Extra Special Thank You's,
5. NEW- Said & Did Features, Plus B-Day Features
6. NEW- 112th Special Random Feature!!
7. NEW- Special Edition Feature: "Supporting Other Jewelry Makers!"
8. NEW- Treasure Chest Features- Profile Page, Left-Side...
Hello and Thank You to Anyone who has a chance to read my journal.
I know time is VERY precious.
Though we are over halfway through June, I can only hope it's been a good one for you all!
I am wishing my beautiful Friends and Watchers,
a truly JOYFUL rest of June AND, ALL of JULY!
:iconhappysunplz: :iconhappysunplz: :iconhappysunplz:
:iconlovebottleplz: GIFTS :iconlovebottleplz:
Thank you to my wonderful friend Gigi :icongigi50: for:
Gigi is just so lovely, and this is an awesome image, with
Communal Karma #2Communal Karma
Hello there and welcome to the second edition of Communal Karma.
In the Communal Karma series I highlight the devious little squirrels who have suggested literature DD's in the past month. To do this I will collect the names of the suggesters from the past months DD's. I am aware, of course, that many other deviations are being suggested to our lovely and all powerful overlords but I don't have access to those!
The point of this feature is to make those who support the literature community get seen themselves, a karmic reward for doing good and expecting nothing in return. It might also encourage more people to suggest incredible literature for the site-wide feature, which is also great because it means that the CV's will have eyes and ears all over the site finding amazing unseen gems to share with the rest of us.
Suggesting a Daily Deviation is a very kind thing to do. It doesn't happen at the click of a button and these people made conscious decisions
Super Sundays 8.5.12Welcome to Super Sundays! Sorry I've been so terrible about getting these features (and any updates, really) out recently. The summer heat makes me so lazy and I haven't done much of anything productive for the past month thanks to exhaustion, laziness, Full Metal Alchemist, League of Legends, and Minecraft. However, here we go! I apologize for the delay of everything, but I hope that my getting back on the ball can help make up for it!
Maxy APPEND Strong Design by MaxyChuLike a wild flower by BetweenAsleepAndWake
manga eye by LuckOfGoodness::RO - I am:: by tenmukiGift: VanileCream by LittleBeautifly
Tulip by allixsenosSketchbook Project 2012 by heartMelinda-- That Look -- by AshleyxBrookeWithstanding by fewmenleft
Daffodils by fall-is-silent:thumb190552141:I LOVE YOU by Lazulelle100TC: Black by KamiraWolfDemon
Linnet by joannastarFire by SquirrelGirl15Prize: Battle with Darkness by General-EbonRose
Headshots prizes by blue-marineChocomallow by ScENeYmEI don't want to be alone by RokkRokk
I hope you enjoy and don't forget you make sure to favourite the works you like
Teenage TaoismGiving birth is the closest I’d ever felt to dying.
Before that, my near death experiences had consisted only of my silent announcement of pregnancy—silent, being that my social media accounts were all deleted almost simultaneously and I never returned to school in the fall, saying without really saying that I had caught the malicious disease of “teenage pregnancy”. I’m sure the whisper spread in the hallways like the Bubonic Plague. That September, sitting at home on what would have been the first day of my senior year, I imagined friends I’d never talk to again saying “she was only seventeen, and so full of life!” at my absence in the cafeteria tables, as if they were attending my funeral instead of talking about me behind my back.
"Full of life," I had snorted then, folding a never ending stream of what had once been my own baby clothes. "Literally."
I walked around like a zombie for the months of my pregnancy, deciding t
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