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Daily Lit Deviations for December 23rd, 2012


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 LiliWrites.

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


Poetry


Featured by LiliWrites

Taut by beeinthebottle

Lisa neatly juxtaposes clever wordplay
with the reality of being an introvert in
this quick-paced, witty poem.



Suggested by: queenofrelax
Featured by: Carmalain7

Windmilli am raw;
waiting for the skillet
kiss
me though the windmill
be careful not to
miss
me through the windmill
paint on me, a target:
erase
paint on me,
a smiling face
i am burnt;
waiting for the sunset
kiss
me through the windmill
be very careful not to
miss
me through the windmill
lips like morphine
words flow like ipecac
until you come back
lips like morphine
wordless chatter
against your scattered
anatomy
love is a windmill
for this reason, i slow our blades
let us
cultivate

Windmill by WillSchenck

Suggester: "i've loved this poem for
a long while now and really think it deserves
more attention. the very first stanza is such
a striking and unique image that instantly takes
my breath away, and the rhythm is so melodic it
just lulls me through the poem. it's simplistically
and beautifully written, and permeated with passion.
"



Suggested by alapip
Featured by: thetaoofchaos

mansuetude and sentiment.parietal flowers of your (mouth, eyes, ears)
plication and pleating of the house plants lives
revel in it: swim in it.
litter your hands with it.
house plants, house cats, house shadows on the grass,
all so orthogonal and plain.
oh
your
grasp
and
tales so phatic, maybe penitent but never dull.
maybe.
maybe your
parasitism should be pushed to perdition
maybe the limbs of the house plants will
pave your terrene and turning gaze.
oh dear
votre sentiment est tardive et vil et pÔle.

mansuetude and sentiment. by nighttimebeautiful

The moodiness of the poem is counterbalanced
by the almost clinical nature of the diction -
a mysterious sort of precision that intrigues.




Prose


Featured by LiliWrites

On Dead Leaves and Other Valuable Things by FuzzyHoser

This meditation on faith, family, and the way
tradition connects us all is short but powerful.



Suggested by alapip
Featured by xlntwtch

I buildOne day, something changed.
I had always been able to hear the sound of the servomotors beneath my skin; I had always been able to feel the shape and temperature of the deck rail beneath the sensors on my fingertips. I had always been able to infer, by vibration and heat, where in a given space a supervisor might be.
I had always known, but now I knew.
Something had been building.
Things build. The sciences build. Mathematics builds, calculus on algebra on arithmetic. Physics builds on mathematics. Chemistry builds on physics, biology builds on chemistry, psychology builds on biology.
The sciences build, becoming more diffuse as they do, becoming less scientific and more human, as though humanity and hard fact lie on two ends of a continuum, incompatible, disparate.
I built.
Or rather, she built me.
She built on mathematics, on engineering, on neurochemistry, on the auxin-influenced way that plants' leaves develop on their stems. The first supervisor took a series of raw materia

I Build by consolecadet

A wonderful sci-fi vignette by a talented writer.
Suggester says: Though this subject has been covered
before, I've never seen it covered better.






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~ The DailyLitDeviations Team ~


Prepared by: thetaoofchaos
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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Sammur-amat Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012   General Artist
Woohoo! :happybounce:
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beeinthebottle Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012   Writer
Thanks for the feature -- and I'm in such good company, that's the best thing about it. :heart:
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:iconalapip:
alapip Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:w00t!::w00t!::w00t!::w00t!:
four of my favorite writers got DLDs!
two of them i suggested! yes! yes!
:w00t!::w00t!::w00t!::w00t!:
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:iconconsolecadet:
consolecadet Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
Thank you so much! <3
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:iconfuzzyhoser:
FuzzyHoser Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks so much for featuring my ramblings! :heart:
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:iconxlntwtch:
xlntwtch Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012   Writer
:iconcongratssignplz: ... to all featured today ... :reading: ... :heart:
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