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Daily Lit Deviations for April 15th, 2012
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Featured by: =TwilightPoetess
darling heartthey taught us to write
the way they taught us to listen
envision the pictures in your mind
and create more
and destroy what's there
and hear the explosion in your head
they taught us to forget the senses
and follow the heart,
the bloody muscle pounding
on the bony cage that traps it
inside when all it wants
is to beat itself right through
so you can see it
so you can feel it
so you can hear it
the way it was meant to be heard
which is the way they taught us to write
don't hold back, my darling heart
keep the beat going
"darling heart" by ~kmotsko
Taking the old adage, "Show, don't
tell," and putting it into a different
perspective, ~kmotsko makes a
statement about the effect of poetry
upon a writer's most powerful muse: the heart.
Suggested by: *doodlerTM
Featured by: =LadyofGaerdon
Your DaughterI chew cinnamon gum because it reminds me
of the way you used to smell on average days.
I burn pumpkin and spice scented candles
so that it's your favorite holiday all year round.
My favorite color is orange because it's most like
the autumn sunsets that you love so much.
And I love these things because I am your daughter.
I choose comedies more often than not because it helps me
remember the laugh lines around your lips.
I cook too much food at dinner time because you always say,
"It's better to have too much than not enough."
I tell everyone who's never seen them that my eyes are green
because I want to believe they look like y
Your Daughter by ~MagpieVon
Says the suggester: "A touching
poem about the pain of loss."
Featured by: ^NicSwaner
NaPoWriMo - 2Routines
my left arm
tanned darker than my right arm
the habits of daily life
NaPoWriMo - 2 by ~goddess-of-ravens
An excellent way to kick off
NaPoWriMo! Fixed form and elegant
enjambment from ~goddess-of-ravens.
Suggested by #WritersInk
Featured by `LiliWrites
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away by ~Meggie272
Short fiction written with such
honesty and realism that it is hard
to believe it is fiction. Well worth
a read or two.
Featured by *doodlerTM
Spleen by ~pseudometry
A clever little piece that is
both humorous and absurd in its concept.
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