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Daily Lit Deviations for December 2nd, 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:


Featured by LiliWrites
fumesthe  talk 
        of           my 
                                                       of        smoke

Fumes by KaitForest

Good concrete poetry uses an image to reinforce
the content of the poem. KaitForest has done an
excellent job of crafting a sensual, tender love poem
around the image of a candle flame in Fumes.

Featured by spoems
Rebound or TurnaroundFour months ago you worked across the room from me
six hours a day
five days a week
and I thought, "I'd like a man like that."
Except I already had one nothing like you,
and integrity trumps all.
Two weeks ago
it all changed.
Suddenly I was by myself in the bigger picture,
and with you in the smaller one--
across a table for yet another friendly lunch,
another forty minutes of secretly feeling sixteen.
I watched your shy eyes smile in that different way
and wondered if it was moving fast
or just moving closer to home.
Comfortable silences
and real laughter combine
to make unfamiliar deja vu.
I remember this,
or at least remember what I wanted once
before I traded it for what I thought I needed.
You think I'll be sick of you soon.
"Anytime now," you laugh as you kiss my forehead
and I close my eyes so my sense of touch
overtakes everything else.
You don't want what everyone wants,
the quick satisfaction of lust dressed as
a soulmate.
You don't want the lust at all, and
that scares me.

Rebound or Turnaround by euphoria

The easy, almost conversational facade of
these verses draped over the heavy muse of fear
feels like a metaphor for life itself.


Featured by xlntwtch

Mellifera by pseudometry

A fascinating, near-poetic vignette.
Not much can be written here without ruining
what's revealed to readers.

Featured by doodlerTM
Poker in Purgatory      I once sat around a table in Purgatory with three of the world's most wonderful artists. We played a  game of poker, sipping the finest wine and discussing the means by which we had died.
      Van Gogh spoke solemnly, and with an aire of apathy. I suppose that apathy was appropriate, being that his life had been ended by his own hand. As he folded his hand, he spoke of fits of brilliant madness, unbearable to any human, which both fueled his art and forced the gun to his head. I asked, after a time, if he knew how lovely the world had found his work since he'd died and he said that he did not. "It's amazing how often that happens to an artist," he went on. "Perhaps, then, suicide was for the best." He puzzled, though, over why it was that his death suddenly made his passion into something beautiful and note-worthy. "It's a goddamned shame, sir," he mumbled into his cards, "the way society will torture a man.
      It was disease that took Dali, I found. An awful fit of pneumonia

Poker in Purgatory by Weird-and-proud-LOL

Ever wondered what it might be like to play
poker with Van Gogh, Oscar Wilde and Salvador Dali?  
Me neither, but this story by Weird-and-proud-LOL
gives a glimpse of what it could be like.

Foreign Language

featured by Exnihilo-nihil
Chant d'Automne - LVS by Stolvezen
Les vertiges sylvains - Chant d'Automne by Stolvezen

A beautiful visual poetry about
autumn and the rainy days. Image by
the poetess herself.

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~ The DailyLitDeviations Team ~

Prepared by: spoems
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.
Stolvezen Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:heart: Lot of thanks for the feature :squee:
I'm realy honored :blowkiss:
Weird-and-proud-LOL Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Student Writer
Thank you do much for the feature! I'm actually tearing up from excitement! All of the pieces here are absolutely wonderful!
xlntwtch Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012   Writer
:iconcongratssignplz: all featured here- each one excellent in its own way -though I don't know foreign languages, sorry to say.
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