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Daily Lit Deviations for October 15th, 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: LadyofGaerdon

 

A simple thought, beautifully expressed with

both reservation and longing.

 

 

Suggested by: Eremitik

Featured by: TwilightPoetess

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overflow by susurrousity

 

From the suggester:  There is a deep sadness

and beauty among her words.  Each verse, line and

word is a lesson in beauty and sadness.

 

Suggested by: DoveThunder

Featured by: Carmalain7

Suggester: This piece is simply astounding when read aloud,

and has an unshakeable sense of rhythm. The imagery is spliced

and grafted expertly- along with smooth word-to-word transitions

that leave you in a deeper frame of mind than you were before.

 

 

Prose

Featured by doodlerTM

IcebergIt was made to look exactly like an iceberg, unless someone happened to notice the gentle glow from the kitchen window, shimmering underwater and casting light on any sea life that idly passed by.
Dan had lived there his entire life with his wild and eccentric father, who believed that the best way to avoid the folly of mankind was to hide from it in the most bizarre home ever created.
Dan wasn't aware of how different his life was from other ten year old boys. It seemed perfectly natural to wake up, glance out the bedroom window, and see his father's fishing nets, suspended ghost-like in the greenish hazed arctic ocean.
It seemed completely normal to spend all of his time inside, except for the occasional trip to the top of the iceberg for a breath of fresh air.
He'd never seen land. He'd never seen another human being other than his father. He'd read about people and trees and dogs and cars, but he couldn't really imagine what they must be like.  It all just seemed like mak

 

A wonderfully told story with an excellent premise

that feels as if it could be a children's novel.

 

 

Featured by: SilverInkblot

Stationery Pt IStanley loved stationery.
He loved the way it smelled when you stripped away the crinkly cellophane wrapper. He loved the Spartan beauty of an unspoiled pad of paper (A4, plain, 80gsm). He loved the sound of a cap crisply clicking onto the top of a Biro. He loved the texture of a freshly-sharpened pencil and the flake of the finely-honed graphite point. He loved gazing over stacks and stacks of untouched Post-Its, each a perfect square of yellow, an army of ideas awaiting orders.
He loved everything about it. Stationery was neat. It was orderly. It was always needed, easily replaceable, and something that everyone can appreciate.
Stanley reckoned he had the best job in the world. Working in the post room of a three-storey insurance company, Greenlight Insurance, he was at the very nexus of stationery for the whole building. Letters would come in crumpled, dusty and worn from their journeys; and go out crisp, freshly franked and printed, ready for the adventure ahead. Deliveries of new

 

Brimming with faint nostalgia of a time when letters

were still a primary form of communication, the many

detailed touches bring the ordinary world of this office worker to life.

 

 

 

 

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to be featured, please visit us at DailyLitDeviations.

 

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~ The DailyLitDeviations Team ~

 

 

Prepared by: SilverInkblot

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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disrhythmic Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
Lovely picks! Yay for ~monstroooo!
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student Writer
:clap:
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Sigma-Echo-Seven Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Student Writer
Thank you once again for the honor!
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Sammur-amat Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012   General Artist
Congratulations everybody! :squee:
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Magnius159 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Congrats ~monstroooo :D
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Lacewinged-Beauty Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012   Writer

I check these every day! I strive to earn myself a place in here and am quite pleased for those that have achieved it!
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