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Daily Lit Deviations for February 3rd, 2013
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Featured by: *Carmalain7
leviathanit draws dragnet swath
across cool midnight's
locked and small
in obligatory sickle-
and bearing no surprise
that morning brings a puddle
brings a deluge
built to put
the world on stilts
and then slowly watch it spill
slowly watch it fill
eroded pits with all the rubble
deformed and soft
bakes naked in the mud
leviathan by *thesquareroot
Succinct transgressive free-verse
poetry at its finest: 'a great wound
spills a great beast'.
Suggested by *toxic-nebulae
Featured by: =LadyofGaerdon
letters from the nowhere tonguehow to speak of it
when you have lost the language
of losing. to rename yourself backwards, back
into the primordial sap of thought. in the morning,
remember yourself; cast out the dark
and its bottled scrawl. sink in the slow happening
of cities, causeway of bodies, swallowing up
the meaning of the mud
they were built on. become yourself
a body of trench and autumn. sow scars
like seed, the wound
in flower. speak,
and the sky inhabits
your mouth, sore from unburying
and reburying itself.
it means by handfuls, slowly. clothed
song, weeping song. the ghost
of a destination, dressed like a kitchen, a drawerful
of silverware, poorly-folded shee
letters from the nowhere tongue by *i-am-a-bridgewalker
Suggester: delicate, poignant,
intricately crafted; a beautifully
emotional work. I fully agree.
The turn-of-phrase is breathtaking.
Suggested by: *doodlerTM
Featured by: =DrippingWords
Happiness and How To Find It
Today happiness has gone down 35 points,
While sadness is up 43 points,
Which is a record high for this year.
Today the president announced a bold new initiative
In order to generate happiness,
He's shipping in 100,000 puppies in from overseas.
Projections indicate that those puppies could
boost happiness by as much as 30%.
President: "America needs happiness. When you
Want happiness, you don't sit around and wait for it."
The national party of Life Fulfillment issued a statement
Today claiming that the president should be
Placing an emphasis on long term happiness,
And that this is only a temporary fix,
As those puppies will o
"Happiness and How To Find It" by ~jackgunski
Suggester says: "This poem measures
happiness and sadness as points on a scale
and as a simple newsreport - in this poem's
absurdity, ~jackgunski manages to say a
lot about our society and its' motivations."
Featured by *doodlerTM
MemoryI'm certain I'll be dead by the time anyone else reads this. So dear reader, if in fact you can read these words I've written, let me say that you're talking to a ghost and I might just be haunting you. So, what words do the dead have for the living? What is there to say; I cannot offer you any comfort, and I cannot give any fact that might ease your passing.
In life I had a name, but that doesn't matter. Many people once had the same name before me, and many since has borne it too. It was just a signpost, not me. A name is a way to differentiate one from another, never to describe who I was. I had two lives see. One was before the fall, the
Memory by *W-Lupus
A reflective piece on a potential
viewpoint of life and death that is at once
thought-provoking as well as carefully written.
Featured by *doodlerTM
DelphiA girl walked up to me in high-heeled boots and a smile that could break a heart.
“I’m looking for catharsis,” she said.
And I, slumped in my chair, an oracle long lost, just looked at her “What makes you think you’ll find catharsis here?”
“You look homeless,” she said, “poverty and hardship makes you wise. You smoke like you don’t care, your jeans have holes in at the knees. You’ve seen shit and you’ve come through. You can tell me how to find catharsis. You must have found it yourself.”
Maybe I had; maybe I hadn’t. I exhaled a cloud of smoke into her fac
Delphi by ~Adventuri
A vignette that shows that we
might not always like the answers
to our deepest questions about life.
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