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Feature of the week 23\09\2014

Tue Sep 23, 2014, 4:37 AM
Hello everyone, after a time away from here, I'm back, check below these wonderful works! :clap:

...and also remembering that today, we have a new Desktopography 2014 exhibit, and I will have a piece in the exhibition, stay tuned!

:dance:

City of Music by MirellaSantana Queen by alexnoreaga Black Widow Cordelia by AlexandraVBach
Palace of the Mountain King by ErikShoemaker
Ceridwen by JaiMcFerran Ladder For Redemption by Paulo-Bert The Magician of the Mountain of Death by Deharme
Valley of Last Light by DylanPierpont
Balmoria - Drown by Junedays Celestial Warrior Gabriel by Carlos-Quevedo The calm before the war by Iskander1989
Ascension by DylanPierpont
Asian Fusion by K-Koji Brave New World.. by J-u-d-a-s
Battle For Humanity by 3mmI
Dream Big by Antoshines Taurus by CaoChiNhan
The king of the underworld by CharllieeArts
Atenea-MyL by Madboni Selena Rosa 2 by AlexandraVBach Winter in Me by mysolitaryground
City Ruins 002 by everlite
 Crash Site by noro8 Test0808 by KilartDev

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Beautiful
stocks from the DA community and beautiful stocks from our gallery Heart 
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Asylum by Lvxion
White Witch 2 by Mihaela-VStockElfe with longue hair 02 by Fae-Melie-Melusine
Waterfall Stock 14 by Malleni-Stock
Witch 4 by CathleenTarawhitiBackground 86 by Sisterslaughter165
Nature Foreground PNG.. by Alz-Stock-and-Art
Premade 90  stock(3 versions) by pranileFennec Stock 13 by Malleni-Stock
Angel stock 16 by HayleyGuinevereStock
Transparent jars cutout by pranileBranch 4 cutout stock by pranile
Alexander Tower 03 by CD-STOCK
Woodelf 01 by KittyTheCat-StockCloak4 by Armathor-Stock
Barn Owl Flight 3 by NefaroStock
Statue of a Girl 02 by LuDa-StockDanielle pink dress 10 by CathleenTarawhiti
Tree Door 3 by Armathor-Stock
Steam Photo by 13-Melissa-SalvatorePremade Backround Fortress By Cindysart-stock by CindysArt-Stock
Saddle Sky Stock by leeorr-stock
2014wing65 by DeniseWorischWhite elf original cosplay stock by Kawaielli-stock
Nobleman I by Grinmir-stock
E-S Genesis Dragon by Elevit-StockStork by CD-STOCK
premade94 stock A hobbit's Home by pranile
Girl stock photo by Kawaielli-stockHorse Shoe Falls by jenne-j
DSC 0197 Shadows Fall 1 by wintersmagicstock
Parthenocissus tricuspidata2 by MargaritamorriganClover by Margaritamorrigan by Margaritamorrigan
Wuerzburg 14 by sacral-stock
HORSE STOCK - Duke and Buddy 1 by kittykitty5150Keira - Forest elf 4 by Elsapret
72 by CalAround
Engel-PNG by gestandeneEngel-seitlich by gestandene
Plaza Espana Arches by EveLivesey
STOCK - Vampiria by MahafsounViolet 2 by 13-Melissa-Salvatore
Lormet-Animals-0004B-sml by Lormet-Images
Forest by CAStockAeirmid - Foggy Beach 1 by Aeirmid
St Giles Church by kippa2001
Red-green Tendrils by YBsilon-StockExotic Tendrils by YBsilon-Stock
Stock - Faun Shaman Portrait Fantasy Female Dark 2 by S-T-A-R-gazer
Rocky Premade by Alz-Stock-and-ArtZelene12 by magikstock
forest nymph by kozyafffka
Margaery 1 by Elisa-Erian3 by SanDa84
weisser Bogen - Dessau  scal. by Capricornus60
Untitled by ElectricSorceressWhite antler by SanDa84
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Coding by SimplySilent
                                  125 by harmonist

                                         Mountain Man by nathanperry

                                                 L.N by FredG

                                   Grandparents and grandchildren by NuclearSeasons

                                         
                                                      singerie by julie-rc

                                                               
                                                                                                                                            
                                 My father by MarkScheider

                                              
                                                      
                                                   625 by Nigrita


                                                                                     
                                           Lend your History by Hermetic-Wings
                                                                
                                                  Chris's dad.img688, with story by harrietsfriend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                            
                                      ALICE ASKS FOR MARRIAGE... by Hermetic-Wings


             
                   Friends forever. by jennystokes


                                              






                               

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Index List  Bullet; Red  Donators list Bullet; Red  Reasons to be declined Bullet; Red  Stock Legal sites Bullet; Red  Affiliates news Bullet; Red  VIP Donators folder

Heart by PassionAndTheCamera
Hope everybody had a nice day Party Welcome new members and watchers! Thank you for joining and thanks to the contributors of our galleries for letting me show your amazing works here.
So today, as each week i will open a space for all the members to get one work featured in exchange of the many times your works get declined. In this space quality does not matter, is to help you out to get more exposure. That´s the points of every group but cause this group is for high quality works only i can not always accept your works.  


WHEN DECLINED WITHOUT EXPLANATION, IS BECAUSE IT WAS IN THE WRONG FOLDER. 


Hello Darkness My Old Friend... by dBFTS Lady in Red -Oil Painting by AstridBruning Satsuki by nixuboy Into the Fall by Miguel-Santos Little Groot Dance by Fhalei Atheinaia by Bit-sinna Swinging by coby01 Photo Study of My Kitchen Sink! by pureluck13 Ursula by CallieClara the veil by magicsart Impression 006 by Valar84 Seleste Ladekopp (Chronicles of Thedas) by DragonReine Somewhere In My Dream by Lolita-Artz therapy and tattoos by nataszek Red Lands - Les Terres Rouges by annewipf The legend by Boszoli-san Karma by Ephynephryn Nature's Goddess by R-ShinyStars The pioneer by fledervlad Heartless by 2pified The angel stood above the land of the dead... by Everlasting90  The Equestrian by charcoalfeather My Heart Can't Let Go by StarfireArizona Kingfisher Jewel by Velvet--Glove The Keepers by Akara-Legend Careful, it's Chemistry by Rei-Doll Golden Echelon by EmanuelMardsjo Julie by MD-Arts Substratum by royal-nightmare Holy Crap. by ChristopherPollari Golden globe - sketch by LozanoX Sugar by veprikov The Guardian - Redux by MonsterBrand Kimmie COLOR Me In LOVE Stock by k-i-mm-i-e Connection by kandasama Loc Ppj 13 Fin Logo by totorrl Cantarella by ra-lilium 


Skin by SimplySilent

ANIMALS


Cat Portrait 2 by EsthervanHulsen  Dream Catcher by ArdenEllenNixon  Ruby Throated Hummingbird by Andres-Cadena
Monochrome Horse by AmBr0  Coffee and TV by FGW-Photography
Flamingo in the Sun by papatheo  Osprey-Lining Up by JestePhotography  Seahorse by TammyPhotography
Think Tank by FGW-Photography  The Fancy Wayfarer by alexgphoto
Northern Spotted Owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) by mariyaolshevska  Sunshine sparrow by TammyPhotography
Southern Gerenuk by jxsnyder  Look of hope by Lion-Redmich
Buffalo Clash by deskridge  Horse in the Dark by AmBr0
Archilochus colubris by Andres-Cadena  Sittin' Pretty by lenslady
Octopus by deskridge  Baby Babbler by AnneMarks
Common bee by Seb-Photos  Wasp 07 by s-kmp

LANDSCAPES, FLOWERS, PLANTS AND TREES


Mountains  2 by sylverface  Medicine Lake 4 by gigi50
Savour the moment by Trichardsen  Alone by Trichardsen  Magnolia by Kirinoru
Mt. Rainier National Park - Bench Lake by jxsnyder  Orange flower10 by RalfPfaarPhotography
POPPY by LEVIATAN-666  Jungle out there by Trichardsen
Sunset by sylverface  Lonely rock by miirex

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Under 200 watchers - #09

Journal Entry: Tue Sep 23, 2014, 6:59 AM


Hi!

Number nine of my feature series is now here!

Today's deviant
:iconizwanshah:

12 watchers

Island Sunset by Izwanshah

Far Out by IzwanshahSigns Of Time by Izwanshah

Far Out II by Izwanshah

Tie Tightly by IzwanshahStuck by Izwanshah

Stately by Izwanshah

Floating Restaurant by IzwanshahLast Light by Izwanshah

Stuck In Time by Izwanshah

TIMELESS by IzwanshahDisintegrate by Izwanshah

' Kelong ' Photographer by Izwanshah

Sesb Jetty by IzwanshahMystic Morning by Izwanshah

The Shipwreck by Izwanshah


Show him some love if you like his work! Heart

Star! If you know any deviant who also has under 200 watchers and you think their art is underappreciated, 
please don't hesitate to send me a note Note with the link to them and maybe I'll add them to my list!

Lea



Skin by SimplySilent

Whatever Makes You Happy #10

Journal Entry: Mon Sep 22, 2014, 9:20 PM


The Pimp Edition

Welcome to the latest joy-filled, happy-inducing, jubilation-producing installment of "Whatever Makes You Happy", where I showcase a number of things that have filled me with merriment, inspire me or just plain lift my spirits to bursting point!!! 

This edition I will be sharing various projects, features and news from the past month (or so) that have made my heart sing with warm fuzzies.
:iconawwplz:

 

#10

 


Projects

The Shelter Project
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TeaPhotography

 The Shelter Project is truly a labour of love from our very own TeaPhotography to help raise funds, and awareness, for the South Coast Humane Society.

 The images in Her Gallery can be purchased and made into Prints or Greeting Cards and she also has a stunning array of Hand-crafted Jewelry for sale.

All proceeds from these sales go to directly benefit The Shelter Project. So if you wish to make a donation, or just want to show your support, then head on over to TeaPhotography’s page for further info.

Awesomes of August
1. Gifts
2. Personal Message
3. Special Groups & Other Special Info.
4. "The Shelter Project" :new: NEWS!
5. B-Day Features, PLUS Said & Did Features
6. Tribute

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:wave: Hello and Thank You to Anyone who even has a chance to read my journal.
Thing is, I KNOW that time is VERY precious. :nod: :aww: :rose:
I hope JUNE, JULY, & the first part of AUGUST have been going at least pretty well or better for you, my dear friends (AND family, should they see this), and now I WISH ALL Who May See This, an AWESOME rest of AUGUST!
Sending you all my love across various directions of miles, all over the planet. :earth:
:iconblowkissteaplz::iconblowkissteaplz::iconblowkissteaplz::iconblowkissteaplz::iconblowkissteaplz::iconblowkissteaplz:
:icongift1plz: GIFTS from dA Friends :icongift1plz:
:thanks: Thank you to my sweet amazing friend: :iconannissina: for: [Rose]
Such soft delicate roses, t

 

The S.M.I.L.E. Project
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Naktarra

 S.M.I.L.E stands for "Similar Minds Emit Loud Energy".

The S.M.I.L.E. Project is a means of spreading positivity throughout the dA community and a call for every deviant in the world to put their thinking noodles together and create something awesome.

 If you wish to be a part of this positive movement then check out further information at the official journal below.

  S.M.I.L.E: DeviantART's Own Source of Happy

*This is open for every member of the DeviantART community and there will be more information when this event is officially "opened" after the N/A stuff in this journal is filled. :)*


     



"Well, do a good day's work and act like somebody." --Andy Griffith
No matter if you're feeling a bit down or if you're feeling content I want everyone to be able to smile here on DeviantART. The thing is, I'm one person and one person doesn't have a whole lot of power unless there are other persons to back what that one person wants to do. S.M.I.L.E is a project which will spread the love in the DeviantART community with the help of artists, volunt

Also check these out:

  Praising Life ProjectWelcome to the Praising Life Project

It's really hard for anyone to stay positive all the time. I definitely agree with that.
However, when things go wrong, it's so easy to forget how much you've been blessed. It's amazing that we have the internet, people who care, and hope...
Although there is a lot of bad in this world, there is also beautiful joy and countless things to appreciate. :love:
And that makes me praise life.
The memories, the laughter, the joy, the hugs through hard times.
In this life, we only have one chance! I think one of our life purposes is to spread love throughout this world and leave it in better shape than before we were here. 

It would be much appreciated if you help spread the word! (:+fav: & Comment!) 
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2014 Positivity Project    So after my post last night I started thinking; positive thinking; I want to do something to promote positivity throughout the world, not just in my life so I decided to start a 2014 Positivity Project using a tumblr blog and hopefully make it grow more throughout the year.
    The 5 W's
red heart bullet What? The whole point of this project is to spread positivity through photographing inspirational/positive/motivational/uplifting quotes written on paper
red heart bullet When? NOW! You can do one once a month, week, day or just only once. However many times you want to do it! My goal is to collect 365 positive quote photos by the end of this year. If you do one, leave a comment in this journal, on my page or send me a note and I will add it to

 

Features

 Below you will find a number of journals featuring various members of this amazing community of ours.
Check out the artists, :+fav: the articles, and…hell, why not create some features of your own!

  Features For Some New Kids Here! (And More Love)I have an impromptu feature for you guys! :giggle: I hope you all enjoy these new writers because they all bring somethin' different to the table and I hope you guys all dig into their works and give them a warm welcome. For me? :heart:
Abel-Nightwalker:

autisticat:

Loli-roo:
Makeup for two. by Loli-rooSoulless by Loli-roo
riverwrists:
the candy man by riverwristssoundtrack o1, nymph by riverwristsschizoid's playground by riverwristsi could tell you a million times by riverwrists
And I do have a few love letters for you guys today. Not as many as usual because it's late but I can't not have 'em in here, right? 
nightshade-keyblade, Skander, you're the bro, man. Your support and love means so much to me and you're definitely a one-of-kind dude. Thank you for all that you
10.09.2014 - Words on Wednesday VAfter yet another small absence, I am back once again with another volume of Words on Wednesday! Today is the fifth volume, and as always, will showcase some incredible work by some incredible people. No preamble this week (as my alliteration aptitude seems to have deserted me), so let's get right into this not-quite-weekly feature!
Recap on how it works: There are seven days in a week, and seven pieces of featured literature! Below the thumb, you will see a beautiful quote from within the featured piece.
Here we go! In no particular order, here are seven incredible pieces of literature that you should all go and check out, favourite, comment on, and love!
1.

"
the smell of wood-fire
disturbing pantomime –"

2.

"we filtered out all light
and let our eyes glow"

3.

"her consciousness 
is mine f
BibliophiliaAll the writing featured below is literature I haven't read but fully intend to because of how promising the preview is.
To all the books I haven't read:
I have become your bookshelf
of dusted titles and busted spines

with arms that are full of fantasy
and romance and a head full
of memoirs I haven't written,


their lexicon curling my tongue
around five dollar word-plays
just behind the sheaf of my teeth.

With definitions straight to the point
and description airy and lofted
a dictionary defenestrates pages

I Am Four Things A Woman Should Not Be... by Pencil-Wolf looking for the moon by learningtobefree
that whirl into the night, petal
papers gliding like elegant
prose in a blank journal.
The Barricade by BloodshotInk Once Upon a Nightlight by Synesthi
There is no table of contents
to map your way; follow the veins
ink leaves in the margins of my palms
Confinement by ladysiren482 valleys by brassteeth
Child. by Liedy :thumb4548

The Ladies of Lit: Volume XLVIWelcome to volume forty-six my Literature series, The Ladies of Lit!
The premise here is simple. Below you will find an assortment of Literature features from a selection of female deviants here on DeviantART, all of them suggested by you. In this article, you will also find a variety of other things of interest, including:
:bulletwhite: This article’s deviant spotlight: featuring the amazing doughboycafe. She has offered to answer a few questions as well, to tell us a bit about what inspires her writing and which piece in particular she favors.
:bulletwhite: Additional information about our upcoming events, including a special critique Q and A session in our official TheLadiesofLit chatroom. And we also have a selection of other interesting Literature news links to share with you.
:bulletwhite: Our “meet our contributors” section. Be
Literarily Speaking v.IISpecial Editions | Feature An Artist | Meet A Writer
i'm a lover of literature & beautiful things. :heart:
"Beautiful things make people happy."
-- Eva Zeisel
what we are all about.
Literarily Speaking is devoted to featuring a collection of well-deserving deviants and their literary prowess on a monthly basis. We aim to inspire fellow writers to never give up and aim for the stars and beyond.
Every month we bask in the glory of a plethora of talented writers and an aspiring literature group; we host engaging interviews, comprehensive features, meet 'n greets, and much more!
literary lovelies.

Lit Linked: Volume VII:heart: Welcome to the seventh issue of Lit Linked! This is an article featuring five to ten literature pieces that have Linked to another deviation or deviations.
dALinkSystem is a group dedicated towards increasing artists exposure by helping others and themselves through a simple and effective "Linking" system: Link another artist's submission in your artist's comment box. It helps everyone's exposure and finds undiscovered art. It doesn't even have to be a thumb!
:star:dALinkSystem's Literature Folder:star:

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Hope everybody had a nice day Party Welcome n
Backyard Shooters End of Summer Special








Freeeeeeedom! by ChairJ
Splash by ChairJ
Goldfinch by Vineyard86
Love For the Sun by Kaiumn
Season of Adventure by Kaiumn
Sun, Sea, and Sky by Kaiumn
Ever Watchful by LilacLorelei
Black Eyed Susans by RianNoodlton
Warm Bursts by LilacLorelei
Satiate by LilacLorelei
Petalful of Raindrops by xxNightWing
Late Riser by xxNightWing
Refraction by xxNightWing
Destin Florida Boardwalk by superSeether
Clear Waters by superSeether
Calm Waves by superSeether
Hummingbirds by RianNoodlton
Snake Accents My Nails! by RianNoodlton
By the dock by sarahhite
Summer by dashakern
Looking Softly by KalikaMarie
Brightness in the Garden by KalikaMarie
Little Wave Warner by Fastpitchlover96
All Weekly Featured of SeptemberANIMALS
    
  
    
  
Northern Spotted Owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) by mariyaolshevska  
Southern Gerenuk by jxsnyder  Look of hope by Lion-Redmich
Buffalo Clash by deskridge  Horse in the Dark by AmBr0
Archilochus colubris by Andres-Cadena  Sittin' Pretty by lenslady
Octopus by deskridge  

Equine Escapades Vol24Welcome to Equine Escapades, a new art feature that focuses on promoting artists from the Equine Community on deviantART. Each issue will showcase 5 Equine artists along with some of their fantastic horse art. 
Now, without further ado, please enjoy these talented Equine artists! 
:iconjen-and-kris:




see more..
:iconemmavz:




see more..
:iconpau-norontaus:


The white one by Pau-Norontaus
Lilli and Pontus by Pau-Norontaus
Spotlights on... #19My last college year has just begun. :stare: 
Thus I'll probably step aside from writing; I'll try to post a new text every week as I usually do though. But things might get even busier. Anyway, it's the final countdown. :)
I feel like an asocial person, I haven't talked to you guys for days, even weeks. I miss you all, and I really wish you're all alright. Again, things were busy and probably will be for a long time.
I even thought about leaving a farewell message but the inspiration I got for my last text (which will be posted in a few weeks) proves me I'm not done yet with writing. 
Have a nice week. :la:
Plum facts #12 :  Is there an effective way to reveal unknown and yet talented artists here? From what I've seen so far, people only like and feature their friends' works (which is obviously understandable). As if... recognition was obtained thanks to string pulling. 
I am a dummy! DEVIANTS AND DEVIATIONS
Fav's of the Day - 5:rose: :heart: :rose:
  


  
Thank you so much :blowkiss:

  

Announcements

The following announcements speak for themselves so I won’t say much myself (other than it’s awesome! And congratulations!). 
Both introverted-ghost and SpriteBlayde have self-published poetry books. 
Full purchase details and all other info can be found on their pages so go take a gander.

03.08.14I can't believe that I'm actually saying this, but my book is now available for purchase.
I'm a properly published poet, guys!
TAKE IT AWAAAAY 
If you're interested in purchasing a copy, you can do so here:
http://au.blurb.com/b/5483919-the-repercussions-of-echolalia
And please, if you do purchase a copy, don't hesitate to tell me what you think about it! I would love to hear your thoughts!
SO MUCH LUFF 
And now, I have some very special things to say to some brilliant people.
First, to chromeantennae 
Not only did you sacrifice hours of your own personal time to help me out, you also made sure to be there whenever I started to doubt myself and my ability to realize this dream.
You held my hand, lightened the mood, listened to my rage and reassured me when I was too prideful to say that I needed it.
Attention Watchers (Important Information)Hello fellow deviants!
I am writing to let you know that I will be self publishing my very first poetry book. Fingers crossed, both a ebook and paperback book will be ready to go sometime within the next 48 hours. As such, my gallery may look a little sparse as I have removed all the deviations that made the cut into my book. Being published, self or professionally, has always been a huge dream of mine. Thanks to my family, friends, and my friends here on deviantART, that dream is coming true! So thank you!
Anyways, when the books becomes available for purchase, I will post another journal update about my book, cost, where to purchase, and more. :heart: If you guys would like me to create a Twitter, Facebook, and email for my book, please leave a comment! Thank you all for the support you have shown me. This would not have been possible without you!
Best wishes always,
Kelsy

Bravo ladies! :clap:

 

Happy Groups

 Various groups of positivity and amazingnessness to check out!

 :icondawishingwell: :iconburdenedhearts::iconglory-be-project: :iconcometogetherproject: :icondeviantheart: :icongood-intention: :iconinfectious-kindness: :iconday-brighteners: :iconpostrevival:

 


Well that's it for another edition! Make sure to check back again next time.
If you happen to stumble across something that makes YOU happy this week ... do feel free to share.
Here’s wishing you all a happiness, good health and safe days!

:iconhugplz:

Deviants You Need to Check Out

Tue Sep 23, 2014, 9:37 AM
Aside from being awesome and placing in the WritersInk Moral of the Story Contest and Acts of Random Kindness' Quilt Contest with deviantHEART, they've also got some pretty awesome galleries.  Here's just a little sampling of their galleries.  Be sure to click through.  It only takes a few minutes to give a quick read/look and leave a little comment.  If we all did this more often, everyone would start getting more feedback.  And isn't that what we're all here for?  :love:

WritersInk Winners


SCFrankles NeverMore-X CatharticDistraction


Dressed to KillAgatha had her victim trapped now in the corner of the room.
“Mr. Seacombe is very annoyed with you,” she told the woman. “Running off with his firm’s money like that.”
She got even closer. “I’m afraid it’s time you learnt your…”
Agatha stopped suddenly. The woman was looking at her but didn’t appear to be listening to her. Agatha frowned.
“I’m sorry—am I boring you?”
“Hmm..?” The victim’s attention abruptly came back to Agatha’s face. “Oh, sorry! I was just admiring your outfit. You don’t often see a one-piece cat suit nowadays. It’s gorgeous. Is that real leather?”
Agatha sighed. “Oh, right. I see.” She clenched her fists. “It’s always the same. A male assassin turns up and it’s all: ‘Gosh, what an interesting weapon’ and ‘Aargh! Aargh! Please don’t kill me!’ A female turns up and all you
  The Lonely Monster
        Passers by would always make a second glance at him.
        Roy liked to think it was his pet crow, Timmy, catching their attention. But he knew better. Sure, his black hair and brown eyes were of the common kind but his presence cannot be ignored.
        Roy’s father was a hunter so he grew up shooting down and slaughtering wild animals. When his father died, Roy was able to live in peace through fishing. Although a new man, those years of hunting appeared on his body built.
        The thought made him smirk while he looked out at the scene in front of him.
        The narrow streets were busy and filled with townsfolk. There were lots of bugs, which was fortunate for Timmy, who constantly pecked the air for his morning snack.
        His eyes would squint against the dusty and sunny view of it all.
        Just another day.
ParasiteIt burrows into your brain.
It wants to live there.
You don't even know it exists.
It eats your serotonin,
but you don't even notice its gone
because everything feels so heavy.
You wonder why the world seems so grey,
not realising that your retinas are scarred
by the thing living in your brain.
You can't understand why the world seems so thick
like syrup
but it isn't sweet enough to make you smile.
It squats, getting fat on your stolen happiness,
while you wonder what you'd look like
with a noose around your neck.
You wonder if screaming would make you
feel something
but its taken even that.
The world is monochrome
but you see more black
than anything else.
You might as well be dead and buried
you think
its all the same.
It flows out of you
stickily from your sliced veins
to look for a new host.


  A Happy EndingFull stop was tired of being the party pooper. Whenever she turned up everything would come to a complete halt.
It was time to try something new.
She applied to become the top half of a semicolon. This was better—when she and her partner arrived, there would be a pause but then things would get going again. However, full stop wanted to be more involved. She wanted excitement!
And so she ran away to the mathematical circus.
She learnt how to hang underneath the obelus (÷), she learnt how to smile while posing gracefully at the apex of the therefore sign (∴) and she learnt how to balance at the very top of the vertical ellipsis (⋮).
But unfortunately the numbers didn’t add up, and she was let go again.
It was back to being a full stop. She looked around and did manage to find a very nice sentence.
She’s so entranced by her ruby rings all the time.
But he already had his ending.
They kept in touch though, and one day he popped the question.
  Care-giving Dog
    The best thing in the world is…
    Only a child could truly answer that question of honesty, not a wise man.
    When wisdom domains, everything without sense is disregarded; but a child grabs reality and intertwines it with their myriad imaginations.  Thus, logic shall not confine my thinking to a dull world presented to me and my vision will not betray what my heart longs to see.
    My words might be bias as a child’s love has raised me into believing what my wishes carry, waiting for a shooting star to grant it. But it is wonderful how they blissfully decide on this and that. When failure occurs, they either start over and succeed. Or try to fix the damage and further worsen the case, in which their innocence can get the better of them, and therefore, to choose from what the best way is, cannot possibly be done.
    For on the second option, though victory slips from their hands, they gain something the first
This Is RealityShe lay on her back, looking up at the sky. The wind ran its fingers through her hair, softly whispering of the joys of flight. This was nothing new. She'd always dreamt of flying, of being whisked away, spinning wherever the wind blew.
She knew she couldn't, of course. Humans didn't fly. They didn't have wings, and they were too heavy to simply float on the very air they breathed. Her shoulders, aching from the cold that seeped through the hard, immovable, earthbound stone reminded her of that. She had no wings, and she was too heavy to fly.
She did so want to fly.
She thought about the old, rotting, ivy-wreathed roof upon which she lay. The building that had been abandoned like a children's toy, left to rust in the night. She would not go like that, she vowed. She would not become nothing more than a decaying, crumbling wreck. She didn't want to become nothing more than a wizened pebble that dreamed it was a bird.
No, not that. Never that.
She might not be able to fly, but the wind p



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At the beginning of July I asked you to show me your summer :D. It has been an amazing season and your art shows me exactly what I hoped it would. I never knew I would be seeing 45 amazing artworks or that I would be clueless on how a series of polls might weed it down to just 3... I hope you guys despite the outcomes had fun :D and thank you all for sharing your summer images with me...

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