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Daily Lit Deviations for November 22nd, 2012


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


Featured by: TwilightPoetess
AutumnThe leaves are falling
Like red and gold confetti
Welcoming autumn

Autumn by Created-By-Caz

This beautiful haiku brings the autumn
--specifically, the changing colors of the
trees--to vibrant life. Created-By-Caz
makes the little things matter in Autumn.



Suggested by The Favorites Project of LITplease
Featured by: LadyofGaerdon


"Why we were not made to touch" by crossing-ariel

So much hides beneath
these sea-swept words,
and the glimpse we are
gifted with is hauntingly lovely.



Suggested by: doodlerTM
Featured by: DrippingWords

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"PT 2635.E68 W4" by Muragaragah

Suggester says: "The object of this
poem is at first an odd one, but gives
the reader a great feel for the book
selected and for books in general."


Prose


Featured by: LadyofGaerdon
RosesYou love too much, I am told by a man with a briar heart, thorny sinews and collapsed ventricles bearing down on him, hardly beating in his tight chest. He looks at me with flat, slate eyes, chipping and eroding. His hands are dark with cigarette burns and rough with calluses; I feel them on my shoulders as he looks down at me, face collapsing in at his eyes like a dead man's.
For the first time, I realize he is dead. His briar heart dried up when winter killed his rose; my father, he is all thorns.
He squeezes my shoulders, too tight. You look like your mother, you know, he whispers, eyes shifting to the garden, to the yellow rose I planted for her. It is a rambler, sending shoots to the sky that sink back down. We never gave it a trellis. I loved her too much. And there are tears in his eyes, wet, heavy things that slip down his cheeks and on to the grass below us.
I don't know what to say, so I think of the rose, of her. I think that I'd like to send this

Roses by AlloenDreams

Desperately sad yet brimming with
hope, the imagery is superb and
the message a vitally important one.



Featured by xlntwtch
Introducing Joy Ike
A Night at the Cup and Chaucer with Joy Ike
At the University of Pittsburgh's Hillman Library, in a little makeshift café known as the Cup and Chaucer, a woman approaches the microphone with the professionalism of a seasoned performer, yet the candour of someone just stepping into the limelight for the very first time.  On keyboards and leading vocals, the illustrious Joy Ike.  On Urdu drum and backing vocals, her sister, Peace Ike.  Joy and Peace --a combination that connotes elation and calm.  The perfect mixture of happiness and ease that only finds its crossroads between art and commerce.
This crisp evening in February was full of the harsh smells of burnt coffee, aggravated college students, and anticipation for a sound that would rival anything gracing any nondescript college radio.  Joy Ike is a personality that reeks of both grandeur and subtlety; she's a breath of fresh air in the morning before you take your mornin

Introducing Joy Ike by Yvning

A really fine review about the musician
Joy Ike, and those who know a
"green moment" in music and love to share it -
plus one writer who captures it all so well.




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to be featured, please visit us at DailyLitDeviations.

Thanks so much for supporting the lit community and this project!

~ 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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Muragaragah Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the feature! :D
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Created-By-Caz Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for featuring me!
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xlntwtch Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012   Writer
Congratulations to all featured. More good reading to do! :iconheartsignplz: And Happy Thanksgiving today!
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