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Daily Lit Deviations for November 14th, 2011

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 damina.

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

Poetry

Featured by: thetaoofchaos

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"Starving Exile" by Caitlan78

Why do we seek our own demise in a world that 

tempts us with the elusive promise of grace? 

The poet makes incisive inquiries into the matter.


Featured by: LadyofGaerdon

Rapunzel: A RecountingAsk nothing from the azure sky, and the
blinding sun that burn bronze locks to gold, and
corrupted me with candlestick and sunlight.
Do you recall the child you delivered and deserted?
Exile, I entered, and you left me to my evermore.
Father, did you falter, when you followed her - my
good mother, the witch? (Gather ye rapunzels and go.)
Halt there, hurrying prince,
in my ignorance, you steal my bliss.
Joker, surely you jest?
Kings and kin - kill me now if I am ever
late - late! in love, in lie, and in line!
Men are mountains: mote to crumble away.
Never will the tales near normalcy:
Omniscient is the overlord, and the
princes tried patience and pleasure; never
quiet in quests. Quoth the Queens, the ladies,
Return Rapunzel: relieved of her religion.
So sever'd the Soul from its seams and
turned the tide towards the tower,
understanding the
vanity of
waiting.
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"Rapunzel: A Recounting" by Vigilo

It takes skill to make alliteration look good, but 

Vigilo does so much more than that. 

She has made it an art form itself.


Prose

Featured by: Kitri-du-Lac

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"How to Write a Romance" by kimikimochi

Whether you agree with what *kimikimochi considers

 to be good and bad romance, there is no denying that 

this is a very informative and thorough guide 

which will help any aspiring romance writer.


Featured by: SilverInkblot

All That Passed Between ThemShe came there each day, waiting. She would sit there in that spot on the bench for some time before getting on the train - the right train. The train that he was on. She had noticed him one day, on her way to a certain somewhere, as usual, and as a people watcher, she took note of the time and proceeded to try and catch the same train each day. She was a stubborn girl, curious too. Her nosiness often got her into trouble, but no matter - she always bounced out of scrapes. And when she was determined, red flags that could possibly have warned her were only burned and tossed into the trash.
He was a nice looking fellow. He had smiling eyes and the gaze of an observer. She guessed that he had observed her, too, but she didn't mind. Each day she would get on the same train and sit faithfully in the aisle across from him. She tried her best not to catch his gaze. Instead she would only study him as he glanced out the window or turned to his book, and look away at the first instant she thou

"All That Passed Between Them" by WillowPen

A sweet, slice-of-life love story that reads like a 

contemporary fairy tale.

Featured by: shebledgreenink

a bed shaped universethe pressure coming from your lips, i swear it will suck my soul straight from below my
chest, bellowing in your existence. sometimes i swear we will shatter with the impulse of our
veins pressing against cold white sheets we are heating with every inch of emotion we have
bottled up for saturday nights spent alone in rooms with TVs flashing in the background.
shadows bouncing around the room in galaxy like formations, constellations gracing your
back as you straddle my waist, bending your skinny navel over to grace my lips, your hair
dripping on my chin and around my neck like meteorites crashing a bendable surface.
we are floating, the room is growing and my mind is swelling with each intake of your scent.
sigur ros is playing its dreamlike melody in the background of my seventeen years of age. i'm
lifting my head to try to let light play games between my retina, my thoughts are a
kaleidoscope of every emotion ever calling this body home. our bed is a garden and you are
the flower bei

"a bed shaped universe" by BlueMeadow193

This prosetry piece describes a rather cliche subject so 

abstractly that I didn't even remember it was cliche until 

I finished it. It reminded me of what we always forget to 

mention in literature about sex- everything that's not the sex.



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WillowPen Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much for the feature! I never thought that this piece, out of all my work, would be recognized as something. I appreciate it! (:
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DailyLitDeviations Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011
You're welcome!
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SilverInkblot Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I have a weakness for prose-y slice-of-life romance :D
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WillowPen Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I can only laugh and call it the cliche side of me ^.^ haha. But don't we all have one?
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Lit-Twitter Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011
Chirp, it's been twittered. :)
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Caitlan78 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Student Writer
Thank you so much for the feature! :heart: :heart:
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DailyLitDeviations Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011
You are quite welcome!
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LifeWithSubtitles Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Student Writer
All brilliant, as always, but glad to see =Caitlan78 and 'Starving Exile' up here :)
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Caitlan78 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Student Writer
:hug:
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LifeWithSubtitles Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Student Writer
:pat:
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