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Daily Lit Deviations for July 17th, 2013


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


Suggested by: Nichrysalis
Featured by: SilverInkblot

The Chimes of a Clock by WilliamDallwitz
The Chimes of a Clock by WilliamDallwitz

Suggester: "An intriguing
poet with an intriguing style."



Suggested by: beeinthebottle
Featured by: TwilightPoetess

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old light by throughangelseyes7

The artist's comment says
it all on this piece:  Some
things aren't what they seem.



Suggested by: Concora
Featured by LadyofGaerdon

YogaShe goes to sleep late.
She sits alone,
Listening to ambient-drone
In her midnight-blue room.
The desk lamp is a small star
In the corner of her dark universe.
She searches Wikipedia
For shades of blue.
She falls in love with
Celeste, cornflower, cyan,
Electric, Indigo, Iris, Maya,
Powder, Sky, Tiffany and Turquoise.
Awe-stricken by their
Surreal quality
And the vacuum it creates
In her solar plexus.
She unfolds like a flower.
She imagines herself opening up,
A bouquet of dreams:
Fragile, alive,
Also like a fluffy, white lamb
Beneath a beautifully crafted
And bejewelled sacrificial dagger.
In her mind she pinches
The petals of a thousand sherbet-coloured blooms,
Their biology presses back.
They do not bruise.
“What kind of
Magical-yoga
Do they practice?”
She wakes up late.

Yoga by sherbetblooms

Suggester: A peaceful, spiritual
piece of poetry. A lovely read.



Prose


Featured by LadyofGaerdon
The Birth of a Writer“Mom! I put six words together!”
The Birth of a Writer by starswirl3

As the author herself
notes: Every writer
starts off as a child.



Featured by doodlerTM
I, Tito Jacobin, 16, Now Begin My Life    After 16 years of sustaining myself entirely with coffee and biscuits and slowly chewing away every eraser from every pencil I own and then—when this supply was exhausted—chewing down all ten of my fingernails, I, Tito Jacobin, have got one thing figured out: good things don’t happen to me. I will never enter an Ivy League college, I will never buy Mom a proper house, and I will never miraculously acquire the one ring to rule them all. No, poor little Tito is destined to die in these gray slab streets like a scrawny, diseased pigeon, pitiful and alone.
    So it’s to be expected that when Vivian Andromeda walks straight out of the clouds and into my life and smiles at me, smiles at me (except it’s probably just out of politeness, might even be a smirk, and anyways there’s no reason to get my hopes up because from what I’ve seen in the halls Vivian Andromeda would even smile at a rabid dog) I

I, Tito Jacobin, 16, Now Begin My Life by VolkesWagondaOtaku

A cute, humorous
coming-of-age love story.




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to be featured, please visit us at DailyLitDeviations.

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~ The DailyLitDeviations Team ~


Prepared by: LadyofGaerdon
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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sherbetblooms Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
wow i'm so honoured and delighted. Thank you so much - and sorry for the delay, I've been away x
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cristinewakesuphappy Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:+fav: old light
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SilverInkblot Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Nice to see DLD in the footer :la:
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I dunno if we can fix this, I forgot to put that *beeinthebottle suggested the piece I featured today. :|

My brain is useless lately.
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beeinthebottle Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013   Writer
I just think it's great that it was featured -- it's such a great piece. Thanks for doing that. Now more people will get to read it!
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TwilightPoetess Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Indeed! As they should! :eager:
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xlntwtch Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013   Writer
:reading: ... :iconcongratssignplz: ..to all featured today. Good work!
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