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Daily Lit Deviations for April 4th, 2014


We are proud to feature today's Daily Literature Deviations!
You can show your support by :+favlove:ing this News Article.

Please comment and :+fav: the features and congratulate the artists!


:pointr: For all of the featured artists: If you receive a DD for one
of your pieces featured by DLD please note thetaoofchaos.

We will include you and your piece in a special recognition news article. :pointl:


Poetry


Featured by: TwilightPoetess
Day 11Do the hard things--
Not to prove yourself to them,
But prove yourself to you.

Day 11 by blackoutpoet

This senryu reminds us all to tackle the
hard things--not for others, but for ourselves.


Suggested by: chromeantennae
Featured by: DrippingWords

HeartacheThere's a reason why
both my heart and my gun
have empty chambers baby,
       and it's you.

Heartache by BloodshotInk

Suggester says: "This piece is just so
beautiful, very emotional, but oh so beautiful."


Featured by: Nichrysalis

Qllau'si Flworren Li (Song From The Wall) by Yitik

An impressive feat of lingual creation
from a conlanguage creator extraordinaire. Yitik
not only composes the original language the
lyrics are then written in, but provides two possible
English translations and the opportunity to
learn the language word by word.



Prose


Featured by doodlerTM
Family FeudBig Sister is screaming again.
In a torrent of ice and hail, she is fuming and yelling, causing cold to blast from her mouth and through the room. Dear Mother is trying to calm her, to lead her to nap time, but Big Sister is struggling and weeping frosty tears from bright blue eyes. She doesn't want to nap. She's been allowed to play for far too long. It's Baby's turn, Mother shushes, but more tears come. More ice, more cries far and loud, more frosty flailing that sprays snow to the four winds.
Big Sister is screaming again.
A pair of big, doe-brown eyes peeps around the corner. She watches, in silence, the frigid display her sibling puts on for show. She's all ready: little sun dress bright with the coming blooms, hair smelling like the fresh earth, little shoes ready to walk the garden paths and hands warm like a pale May sun. She was certain...it was HER turn to play now, wasn't it?
Big Sister always puts up such a fuss.
She peers around the door to the living room, and stares in h

Family Feud by HeadmistressMercedes

A delightful personification of the
seasons in a short prose piece.


Suggested by: NamelessShe
Featured by: TwilightPoetess

Give Me a Name"Excuse me, do I have a name? I think I should have a name, it seems only fitting that a living person should have a name." There were astonished stares at the human-like figure sitting on the table. There were scattered tools everywhere, everything from a screw driver to a soldering gun. Circuit boards and chipsets in static resistance bags were sitting neatly on shelves, and the sound of hard drives whirling  could be heard over the amazed silence in the room.
"We've done it!" The room full of people jumped up and down, clapping their hands and laughing happily. "Six years of work and we've done it!"
"Excuse me, what have you done? What is my name? I need a name."
"You are not living, therefore you do not need a name, but you will have a designation. You will be Pal100."
"I am living! I can think for myself, I can move, I can do anything I want." The people in the room looked at the man who had been talking and quickly made themselves busy. No one wanted to explain these things,

Give Me a Name by RainbowMonkeh

This short prose piece explores
human nature, gender, and personal
preferences in a touching, sweet way.




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to be featured, please visit us at DailyLitDeviations.

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~ The DailyLitDeviations Team ~


Prepared by: DrippingWords
Daily Literature Deviations is a group that is dedicated to bringing literature to the forefront of the deviantART community. We attempt to accomplish this by daily featuring Literature artists from around the community that deserve the recognition, but are not getting it.

Each day we will feature 5 deviations from the Literature categories in a News Article. In order to support the artists that we feature, we ask that you :+fav: the news article as well as check out the individual pieces. We understand that each day you may not be able to check out each and every one of the pieces. we just ask that you make an attempt to help support the growing Literature community and these artists.
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cristinewakesuphappy Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
heartache :+fav:
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BloodshotInk Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
Thank you so sos osososo much!
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chromeantennae Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! I really appreciate you featuring the beautiful and amazing BloodshotInk's piece, DrippingWords!! <3
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BloodshotInk Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
<3333
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chromeantennae Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:love:
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WorldWar-Tori Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014   General Artist
:clap:
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HeadmistressMercedes Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Holy Cripes on Toast! Really? Someone suggested me? EEE thank you so much!! Thank you :iconnamelessshe: for suggesting my work. Makes me feel all happy inside :aww:
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NamelessShe Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Ah, I wish I had, it's a wonderful piece!
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HeadmistressMercedes Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oooh em gee, I was reading the suggestions from the piece BELOW mine, thinking they were FOR mine. Sorry for the mix up!! I was too excited to notice ^.^
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NamelessShe Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I actually had to double check because I read it the same way. :D
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