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Daily Lit Deviations for April 3rd, 2012
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Featured by: =LadyofGaerdon
"Capricorn Moon" by !dreamlightning
An intriguing, original idea, fleshed out
with engaging structure, powerful atmosphere
and a strangely inspirational element.
Featured by `Kneeling-Glory
The water, and everything-to Virginia
The river needed you, pockets stone-heavy
and gray as cloud as you walked, sailing,
to the lighthouse. You were Rhoda
in her paper boats, fleet sinking one
by one by one by one by one more until
tempest-stressed, you sank, slipping
timid through the rocks, toes rooted
beneath the water, beneath the earth--
to that space, where everything is linked
to everything else and everything
before and everything after, and every
moment is a trick of the light captured
only in that moment alone, and to be nothing
is to be everything and everyone, and that
moment's end is the end of a person
and, consequently, the world itse
The water, and everything by $wreckling
An ode to Virgina Woolf that captures the
essence of chaos and madness with great line-
breaks and striking imagery.
Featured by: *Carmalain7
Of Lost Causethey say every lonely sigh gathered from children in that city
pours through her body and redolent skin, read through
the ink of vines on veins and restless, small leaves- torn with
tired hands and god's lost smile.
they say our days are numbered, like the
creases between your skin and the break of waves on starving oceans. maybe
the fallout of a country drawn by prophets with cracked chords and
an endless list of listlessness.
they say happiness is glorified by the example of science: the reaction given
and reduction taken in a stretch of paradoxical lies of paradoxical truths-
sounds of simplified silence and their tenuous strains
Of Lost Cause by *UnspecifiedUnknown
To give you pause, context, meaning, and closure.
Featured by *doodlerTM
The Angel in the House"Dearest?"
"Dearest, there, did you hear ?" But his voice trailed off with a glance at her blank little face, tilted at him with feline confusion. He rose the paper to the level of his nose and rustled it nervously. "Don't trouble yourself, I'm sure it's nothing "
Yet there it was again, he could feel the vibrations in his chair! His wife's obvious inability to hear it made him loathe to admit this, however, and he slouched lower under the breakfast table, observing her over the top of the business section.
She was an uncanny creature, he had to admit. Their courtship had been brief and perfunctory, more compelled into occ
The Angel in the House by ~orphicfiddler
A delightfully chilling story that takes
a favorite mythical creature and makes it sinister.
Suggested by !rhyme-of-the-rain
Featured by ~shebledgreenink
of the ocean by !KtheCard
The suggester said: "the melancholy contrast
of the vibrant, young girl and her tired grandmother
is so strong in this piece, only adding to its beauty.
its depth of feeling and striking images are sure to
stay with you from the moment you begin to read; a
gorgeous way to capture such a heartfelt memory."
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