It's Feature time!Hey everybody!
Here are some great pieces of art that I'd like to share.
:thumb209653141: Kaz by Parororo
Libra by Mixan-is-a-monkey Scarecrow? by Lioness123
the left hand of the devil by edredon :thumb208782508:
... ray of light ... by FotoOptiX
in her twisted mind by lemonwhogirl
Different Worlds by AnimaEterna
Sprawled by BreakFreePhotography
Caged InWho would have thought the years being locked in a cage would be the happiest time of my life?Caged In2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
I used to dream about gliding- my wings spread wide as I rode the breeze over a horizon that went on forever. I would wake in the dark and scream out in frustration, hoping that someday I could sing my real song.
The nights became longer and the dreams became unwelcome. You see, when I'm too caged in, fantasies are more like nightmares, taunting me, teasing me; a blatant reminder of what I can never have.
It was all I wanted. It was everything.
I escaped the first time the opportunity presented itself. Barreling through the unlocked door, I ran down the table and leaped through the open window with wings unfurled. I sang then, the sweetest noise I have ever made.
Until I fell.
I had never truly experienced the sensation of falling. It wasn't as peaceful as I imagined. It was terrifying.
I thought flying would come easy. I thought I would simply beat-be
tide of changefloating in high tidetide of change1 year ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
far out beyond the breakers
finally I escaped you
My last Feature of 2014Happy New Year Everyone!My last Feature of 20147 months ago in Art Features More Like This
First, a writer that is immensely talented. I give you: :iconbark:
A beautiful photograph by :iconkay-noire:
Another beautiful photography by :iconsassaputzin:
A piece by my good friend (Seriously! This girl is awesome!) :iconjaymzeecat:
Another awesome piece of digital art by :iconsprsprsdigitalart:
Some fantastic literature from :iconshehrozeameen:
and now… a smattering of deviations from page 14 of my favorites-
to celebrate 2014.
the chasethe waves chased usthe chase2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
and we ran
squealing when the icy Atlantic caught up to our toes
the sea-foam lingered
and she watched it
touching what she called the ocean’s bubble bath
the sand stuck to our feet
and we smiled at each other
racing back toward the water in a chase of our own
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,a dangerous hallucination1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
tattooeda trail of tattoostattooed1 year ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
erupt from my fingertips
and wrap themselves around you
I want to paint you
with colors I created
and stain your skin with my lips
Dark Star RisingMy youth was all about evolution.Dark Star Rising2 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Transition a novelty
in a world that never stopped turning.
The sun always rose from the east.
Eternally disappearing into the western horizon
in an unending cycle.
The night was spilled ink.
A nebulous backdrop for luminous stars
and a moon in constant metamorphosis.
Dawn would tip-toe over the horizon
chasing away misty clouds of sleep
and a new day would begin.
Growing up in a world of diversity was never boring.
Life shifted and swayed with the seasons,
revolving and mutating at a sometimes frightening speed.
Knowledge and confidence came with age.
Always reaching beyond boundaries into the shadowy unknown,
with a compass as my guide.
I wanted to sprout horns
and become the devil-
To keep the dark stars rising
and stay inside the night.
I wanted to sprout wings
and hold the sun in place-
To keep the daylight forever
and still the hands of time.
ShadowI liked you,Shadow3 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
when you were still
Not a shell with a pretty face
peeling to reveal
A lonesome shadow
lingering behind me.
equinoxBeyond an ash gray skyline the sun was lying in wait. A molten liquid center with an atmosphere of blistering gasses was hidden behind winter’s cape. Spring was burrowed deep, steeping within the confines of hibernation. She dreamt of rampant flower beds, colors rioting in the wake of a new season. The awakening was gradual, the peace of deep slumber cherished and warm.equinox5 months ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
Spring stretched her arms wide
exhaled and released her heat
billowing warm wind
where my heart isopen arms embracewhere my heart is7 months ago in Haiku & Eastern More Like This
always warm and welcoming
home is family
Arachnophobia“Mom,” she says, voice quivering, her tiny finger pointed at my head. “Spider!”Arachnophobia1 year ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This