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Daily Lit Deviations for March 29th, 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 pullingcandy.

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


Poetry


Suggested by: The Admin of WritersInk
Featured by: TwilightPoetess

White noiseI forget now,
what it was I came here to say.
It felt incredibly important
in that moment –
that flash of inspiration –
when I reached for the pen.
But my mind wouldn't wait,
my thoughts refused to pause on
the image I sought to preserve
and, instead, they kept turning
and stumbled over
and ever onwards until,
starved of oxygen,
my memory drew a blank
and I'm left with an empty space
staring back at me
which seems, somehow,
exactly as it should be.

White noise by DanielDGriffiths

From the suggester:  A beautifully
written poem about the moment when an idea
 flutters across your mind but is gone just before
you can put pen to paper.  DanielDGriffiths
 has written a wonderful piece capturing that flash
of inspiration, the struggle to grasp it, and the
emptiness left when it is gone without being caught.



Featured by: DrippingWords
RestlessI’ve been living in the same breathy dream
for too many days now; I’m bed-ridden and
stale and I reek of those moments that come
full throttle like a car crash on a winter night
    this is evolution where weak hearts
    are afraid of the shadows and where
    everything changes,
    an apologetic wind births no remorse;
    he will move on—anchored ship
    set sail, I am the sunken wreckage
    that never learned how to swim.
    he will move on, Darwin says
    I never had a chance
I wish I were the textbook sadness,
symptom and solution and endurance
but I’ve spent too long sleeping on the
thoughts of shooting stars and gravity
and reasons, scientific calculations with
thrice-checked proofs for the skeptics
that don’t believe in the sleight of hand magic
reality wants to imply
no,
I am not the insomniac writer with
better things to do than sleep; I am
the heavy bones afraid of what
lies in the darkness beneath
the skeletons of childhood monsters
and p

"Restless " by intricately-ordinary

A myriad of imagery is woven into this piece
alongside a hint of melancholy, strong enough to
leave the reader wishing for more.



Featured by: SilverInkblot

Anchor (inked) by nattrozanska
Anchor (inked) by nattrozanska

A fine example of both visual and found poetry.
The image compliments the words and their place
upon the page beautifully.



Prose


Featured by doodlerTM
Remover
She decided a young woman like her had no business being imperfect. Impurities had to be expelled from her life, no matter the cost. A universal remover promised to be her savior. It lived up to its commercials, doing away with the stains that disgraced her floor and some of the walls.
Would domestic hygiene free her from being flawed? Doubtful. This product guaranteed to exterminate any kind of filth. Could it go beyond the material things? She rubbed the substance on her forehead, and conjured as many negative thoughts as possible. They were recalled, only to vanish from memory a second after.
Satisfied? Not quite. Even the good recollections had portions of impurity here and there. She wouldn't allow that, and began rubbing with furious abandon. There could not be a single mistake, not a lone wound, every hint of imperfection had to disappear ...
Her neighbor would make a visit later. No one answered the door.

Remover by Clockchat

The theme of imperfection in this piece is
addressed in a very disturbing way that showcases
the talent of the writer.



Suggested by AnonDesu
Featured by xlntwtch




Pre-Ap by lolijoke

A funny and well-written look at how
one person thinks and acts before 'the end
 of the world.'



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~ The DailyLitDeviations Team ~


Prepared by: DrippingWords
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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lolijoke Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you :O
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Blueranyk Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is neat! Literature is underappreciated on dA; it's nice to see some great works of writing get the spotlight. :clap:
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DanielDGriffiths Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013   Writer
Thank you so much for featuring my poem among these wonderful pieces! :)
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bizonul1960 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
Very interesting! I'll subscribe too!
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MissLunaRose Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013   General Artist
Lovely features! :love: Congratulations to those who have been chosen!
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Nichrysalis Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
My goodness, sta.sh was acting up tonight. On the plus side, more new lit! :D
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Student Writer
It's all fixed now :D But yes, sta.sh was being a bugger. :D
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xlntwtch Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013   Writer
It's good to see you whipped sta.sh into shape. Good going! ;)
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Student Writer
Why thank you, haha. :XD: It's actually a tip I learned from =SilverInkblot. :D
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xlntwtch Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013   Writer
Shee knos lotz nad lotz of tips. I lerned lotz frum her too.
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