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Daily Lit Deviations for January 16th, 2013
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Suggested by: ~intricately-ordinary
Featured by: =TwilightPoetess
we are by ~emilyericson
From the suggester: Through the use
of an enchanting rhythm and uniquely knit
metaphors, this poet paints a beautifully
candid representation of what makes us up.
Featured by: =LadyofGaerdon
Frozen MemoriesBy accident,
I found her tombstone.
It lay buried beneath snow,
encased in ice,
under a canopy of white held aloft by the trees.
I had been walking,
as I often do,
on the clouds of steam rising from my mouth,
and what they meant to me,
when my foot caught hold of the crumbling cross,
and sent me tumbling down...
I caught myself on hands in a sea of crystal white,
flesh stinging from the cold,
my foot aching in pain,
burning hot in the winter wood.
Why would there be a grave here?
What poor soul would be forever lost in this hollow?
in the cold,
throughout the fading light,
and into a
Frozen Memories by ~ron-brouillette
An incredibly vivid narrative
poem, with crystal clear imagery
and a whsiper of enchantment.
Suggested by: *GrannyJae
Featured by: =TwilightPoetess
Ocean EyesYour skin would be lace
Between my fingertips,
Tangling with streams
Of golden sunlight that
Button you up,
Leaving intricate patterns
That tell your secrets
With every thread.
You'd breathe like a mermaid,
The scent of the sea echoing
In our veins,
Like teenage hearts
Pumped full of lust.
Like heels on marble floors,
But you're so
You're blood in my lungs
And air in my heart,
But I live only
Off the raindrops
That fall from
Your soft, sea-stone eyes
When a smile curves your lips.
(I carve you in the sand,
But ocean tears
Wash you away.)
Ocean Eyes by ~WhisperedInsanity
The extended metaphor
in this beautiful poem by
~WhisperedInsanity will bring
to mind the sight, smell,
and sound of the ocean.
Featured by *xlntwtch
Truly Intelligent DesignI often wonder what God did on the eighth day. I mean, Jesus Christ, the guy (or gal) builds an entire universe in six days and only takes Sunday off? Give them a managerial position. What we've got is someone who, not just imagined something into existence, but created complex laws of mechanics and chemistry in order to see that creation make sense.
The only sensible conclusion we can draw from this is that God's an engineer. I think that s/he's gone all Kurt Vonnegut on us, and self-inserted themselves into their own story on occasion. Somewhere down the line, God got pissed at how slow we were progressing and decided to jump in to show us
Truly Intelligent Design by =WyvernLetDie
Excellent flash fiction that
asks (and answers) wonderful
questions about creation.
Featured by *doodlerTM
Olivia + AdamOlivia met Adam in first grade. He was eating paper. "That's not food," she told him.
"How do you know until you try it?" he'd riposted.
Ten years later, they were still best friends. They had so much in common. They both liked algebra, and Monty Python, and boys.
On a late summer afternoon, the two of them sat under a tree, their textbooks face-down on the grass. Olivia tugged on Adam's curly pony-tail; she was the only one allowed to pulled it out to its full length and watch it snap back into a frizzy ball. "That boy at the 'Bou yesterday… He liked you. I could tell."
Adam shrugged. He was all collar-bones and big sleepy brown eyes and
Olivia + Adam by ~LindsayIrene
A heartwarming vignette
describing a beautiful friendship
between a girl and a boy.
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