In a Little Girl's MindThere sits the girl with the things in her eyes
Monsters, destruction, and sweet butterflies
Hopscotch and daisies, surrounded by screams
Beautiful dresses now torn at the seams
Crayons and paintbrushes, villains and grins
Young, gladsome innocence, hatred and sins
Little red houses on roads left to fade
Gorgeous moonlight shining off of the blade
Blood pouring out as she cries her own name
Knowing she's forced to take each bit of blame
She could have stopped it and left it behind
All of these things in her troubled young mind
She could have saved them if she dared to try
Rather, though, she left herself there to die.
Now, others watch as she sits on the ground
Keeping their distance and letting her drown
In her own worries and things she won't tell
Waiting for her mind to kill her as well…
InbreedingIf I hear another don't inbreed, it's unhealthy I am going to slap someone.Inbreeding9 months ago in Personal More Like This
This is based on what I have learned and seen. You don't have to agree; however, this is a somewhat persuasive piece. Please do not read if you're going to get really mad.
Why is it unhealthy? Why does it cause illness? Why do you think that? I wish I could say I have received one educated answer to these, but I have not.
What is inbreeding?
"The mating of closely-related individuals, as cousins, sire-daughter, brother-sister, or self-fertilized plants, which tends to increase the number of individuals that are homozygous for a trait and therefore increases the appearance of recessive traits." -Definition by Dictionary.com
Rules of Inbreeding
It increases homozygosity.
It brings out what already exists that may be hidden in prior individuals.
It does not create anything.
- They all look
.i hear.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
the sun hiss
when it catches
sight of the moon,
i see you too, so please
do not come any closer -
i crack words
wide open to see just
what they're really
made of, and i long
to do the same
to you, i think
a crowbar is the only thing
that would give you
a more open mind, i
swing then prise -
a moth in search
of the light
to get burned
(what are you in for?)
Weekly photo #013 Out of the Mist by sarajeku Hell on Earth - Long exposure by matthieu-parmentier Dainty heart by iNeedChemicalX Alone by mydigitalmind Yoda by ZoranPhoto M is for Mantis by dalantech Catch Me If I Fall by alexgphoto Flyby by JanneO Streets of Morocco pt.3 by INVIV0 Road 6134 by m-eralp Kembali I by Glenn-Crouch Morning in Rothenburg ob der Tauber III by mannromann Dawn nor Gorely volcano, Kamchatka by Sirano-s Golden Gate, dance of clouds by alierturkWeekly photo #0132 years ago in Art Features More Like This
The Abduction by PeterJCoskun Basking Glow by Live-InTheMoment Red fox in the snow by thrumyeye .: Look at me :. by WhiteSpiritWolf :thumb404156671: p0 by SolarMoon13 Meow? by TammyPhotography The wonder of autumn by RobinHalioua Where Dreams Begin by LG77 ...mostar V... by roblfc1892 Autumn by Fragile-Eyes-Fiction .:: Awaken Love ::. by Whimsical-Dreams :thumb404154408: Colourful. by shadddow Wish upon a Star by ntpdang :thumb403980014: :thumb403870004: The cute frog by AngiWallace Biosphere by MartinAmm Parasol by MartinAmm
Pai in Thoughts by Spiegelmomente Hovering by KrisSimon :thumb405001098: Harmony by Fall-of-rain Isle Of Autumn by Thinking-Silence a little walk by virtualgadjo :thumb4054
'For exposure' - a warning to artistsI ran into this Twitter page a few days ago. It's a collection of real comments that artists get all the time asking them to work for free, or, as these people often prefer to say, "for exposure".'For exposure' - a warning to artists3 years ago in Personal More Like This
People like this are usually trying to guilt-trip artists into taking on massive projects for no pay, claiming it'll be good advertisement or that they'll get paid once the project becomes a success. The truth is, the chances of getting picked up by a major studio are extremely small. The so-called free advertisement the artist may or may not end up getting is usually not worth the effort.
Just to give you a taste of the disrespect for an artist's time and energy that some people have, here's a choice quote:
"Need Animator-I have a story that's 4 seasons long, 10 episodes each. looking for maximum quality. No pay. I will warn that I am very picky"
Does this person even realize the amount of work that goes into animation? Depending on the
Leonard Nimoy's Famous Vulcan Salute Revealed!Leonard Nimoy's Famous Vulcan Salute Revealed!1 year ago in Art Features More Like This
ANCIENT SECRET ORIGINS OF LEONARD NIMOY’S Famous Vulcan Salute Revealed!
In 1968 The New York Times described it as a “double-fingered version of Churchill’s victory sign”
Today it’s a hand gesture as recognizable as a thumbs up or the middle finger. Leonard Nimoy invented the Vulcan salute as an exercise in character development. He told The Times that he decided the Vulcans were a hand-oriented people, and he felt it nece
Is Reference Bad?I feel like I've addressed this before at some point, in some other journal, but I find myself either discussing this with people a lot, or coming across people who on their work proudly claim to have "used no reference."Is Reference Bad?4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The biggest problem, and misconception, regarding references is that people feel like it's cheating or that it somehow cheapens their work. While I can understand the sense of accomplishment coming from using no reference to finish a painting or drawing, people who consistently do it are only hurting themselves in the long run. So in short, no, reference isn't bad.
Artists have been using reference since the days of the old masters. They would reference life, whether it be landscapes, objects on a table, or models standing in a studio. They would even reference their own sketches or other people's work in order create convincing paintings.
For some reason, a lot of people today seem to think that in order to be a good artist, they have to be able to do things without
Ode to our Souls GIVEAWAY!! +2000 points!Aura's here againOde to our Souls GIVEAWAY!! +2000 points!4 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
it's over, thank you for partiipating
Every good feeling deserves an ode, a dedication for how great they make us. This world is an "ocean of souls": we all meet, share our feelings and realize we all are connected in a way. Today I offer you to feel it in your own skin and be rewarded for that.
The main goal is to shake DeviantArt with good vibrations, so let's make it epic!! With all the problems around the world and the media scaring us with terrible words saying we are heading to a global catastrophe, it's time
.there are a million different worlds.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
that have been built on top of this one,
and i know this cause they whisper through
the cracks of doors in secret
to each other -
i heard you're never more than six feet
from a rat, eight from a spider and
seventy from the sea, please, don't let
yourself drift any further out from me
(holy ghost, are you flammable?)
Weekly photo #008 Childhood dreams... by JanneO __ n __ by EYELIGHTZONE The cougar by woxys Disturbing his beauty sleep by woxys endless by Karakuji Twilight Zone by IvanAndreevich Source of life by m-eralp Breaking the chains by RezzanATAKOL :thumb396058437: Urban reflection by Piroshki-Photography morning glory by mescamesh _ Summer's End _ by EYELIGHTZONE Sound of Silence by marinsuslic Highlights by SimonePomata Horned Crab by Oddersnude Caress of Venus by iTaylie Summer rain by JAE462 Pelargonium by SarahharaS1 The Ghost Of Anything by jyoujo Mars has Water by knold Ukraine by Alena-Koshkar :thumb396025764: sadness season by SolMay Alone all summer by LuxFingerdoodle Riding Out The Storm by Hestefotograf swirled by isischneider Horse Fashion by Awstein Vegetarian by ZoranPhoto Untitled by lisans April by chaoticfireflies Paradise of Love by Manu34 Art work - Gratitude by MDDahl August by Tashata Yes I will by I-Heart-Photo Sweet as Love by FlabnBone Pink dreams never ends by RezzanATAKOL Riposo by Jedi-Dame TIGERS III by fionafoto Down to Inferno by Sblourg Gift of Life by beyondimpression And the night falls by MaaykeKlaver Die gruene Welle by feigenfrucht :thumb396710542: dayglo by Megson Dexter by ScENeYmE Stargazing by alexgphoto Venus by Chris-Lamprianidis Julia 3 by NataliaCiobanu :thumb39602542Weekly photo #0082 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Parody vs Pastiche and other Humorous ExamplesJust for fun I thought I'd do a rundown of the most common forms of humor, their definitions, and examples. This is not a complete list by any means, but they are a list of many forms of humor and literature discourse which often get confused of mixed up.Parody vs Pastiche and other Humorous Examples2 years ago in Personal More Like This
An imitative work created to mock, comment on or trivialize an original work, its subject, author, style, or some other target, by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
Example: The movie "Airplane" is a parody of 1970's disaster movies. Many of Weird Al's music videos are parodies of other more famous music videos.
A work of visual art, literature, or music that imitates the style or character of the work of one or more other artists. Unlike parody, pastiche celebrates, rather than mocks, the work it imitates.
Example: The movie "Super 8" is a pastiche of 1980's adventure films, specifically imitating the style of Stephen Spielberg's early career,
Weekly photo #011 Junior by JMrocek I'm Not Joking by darkcalypso Sekhmet by darkcalypso tail of a chameleon by lisans t a l e s . o f . b e a u t y . by XeroLp Dead to the World by AbandonedZone Sail Away by bwaworga [12/30] omg by Calitha-Lena Kittens by RezzanATAKOL lonelily by vampire-zombie :thumb401051364: Leopard cub by brijome It's raining birds by Kriloner golden fall by Snowfall-lullaby 111 by Danaa96 honey jars by vampire-zombie Behind Closed Doors by oO-Rein-Oo The Last Resort by xOronarWeekly photo #0112 years ago in Art Features More Like This
:thumb401984021: Marina by SnezhanaMorozova winged by nari-me Oak Treehopper - Platycotis vittata by ColinHuttonPhoto :thumb401303215: The colors of Summer by BaxiaArt Le souriant by ChristineAmat Swim Along by ntpdang La Vie Est Belle by Trichardsen -Yesterday rainy road- by Janek-Sedlar :thumb400892050: Angel Wings by staikou The Black Water by bwaworga OO by derlevi Zumaya II by verycre8iv prayers for rain by chillione mountain view 4 by MK-NI Cevizbalk by uurthegreat Euphoria of Simba Iceberg by Katrin-Elizabeth Castagniccia by Annabelle-Chabert The turquoise window by ralucsernatoni A place to dream by ralucsernatoni Glorious Memories by Matthias-Haker Img 7206-1 by snomanda All too soon by diensilver :thumb401521758: :t
How tentaculas are madePeople keep asking about Love and Tentacles, but I'm sorry to say that comic is as good as dead. I might draw a picture once in a while because Frida can be fun to draw, but I don't even think about LaT most of the time, unlike my other comics which enter my head daily.How tentaculas are made3 years ago in Personal More Like This
But people are apparently dying to know if Tom and Frida ever had kids, and if it could even be done. So I'll give you and explanation on that.
Tentaculas have reproductive tentacles around their waist (the thin pink ones that gets thick when they get aroused). Males and females rub them against each other and release semen and eggs into water (in these modern times its usually a bathtub unless they're hippies). They are left to float around until the fertilized eggs hatch and the tiny young eats the un-fertilized eggs. Then they move on to swallowing each other, until only one is left. Sounds unpleasant, but that is why tentaculas in general are very healthy and handicaps are almost unheard of unless they get inj
PE: I don't know what to paint...We all experience the loss of our muse from time to time. It can get quite challenging to even pick a subject for our next painting. What to paint, what to paint...However, staring at a blank canvas / paper won't make it better - in this article you might, hopefully, find a few ideas to explore.PE: I don't know what to paint...3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
1. PAINT YOUR CURRENT LIFE
Look around and get inspired by the present. Your siblings, parents, kids, pets, your best friend...Even yourself!
2. PAINT WHAT YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT
What is your passion? Perhaps you feel strongly about ecology, feminism, politics...or something else? Paint your f
.my mother said it's rude.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
to write in red, i said well
please tell that to my skin
and please, take a look at this
rose on my wrist, at the eight
pints that flow through the stem
(can't drag myself out of my body, so i won't drag myself out of bed)
.and god-.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
i saw the moon
leaking into the sea,
a great big silvery slick
on the waves
and as i held my hands up
to the hole in her side,
she smiled and soaked
(gentle, gentle, she doesn't have long)
Free Points Giveaway And DonationsHey guys I decided since I had some extra money, to buy some points and start a point giveaway page so that the people who really need points can get some PLEASE help me out by donating points so I can give smaller amounts to others, thank you.Free Points Giveaway And Donations4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The drawing is for 3 deviants to win 500 points each.
What you have to do is:
Write a journal telling people about my giveaway
Comment on this journal with the link
Favorite This Journal
THE DRAWING WILL END AUGUST 1st
ALL THE WINNERS WILL BE PICKED AT RANDOM
Also if you could donate any points at all in my donation pool, to keep the giveaways going, I'd really appreciate that and I'm sure your fellow deviants would as well.
This Deserves a Feature On Its OwnBecause the reception it's receiving now is actually becoming really, really surprising and I'm so damn happy to see this. All of you guys are inspiring me and I thank you all for being fearless. Thank you all for being so freaking beautiful and honest and amazing in your own perfectly imperfect skin. This is why I called myself chromeantennae because I want to spread my message and I never expected anyone to listen, but now that people are-- it's so humbling. This is exactly what I want to do with my time here. I want to inspire creation and right now this is exactly what is happening and I couldn't be prouder.This Deserves a Feature On Its Own1 year ago in Personal More Like This
With suggestion, I've added my own deviation so you all can see what prompted this to begin with:
And here all of the pieces (besides mine) that seemed to have stem from one another in some way and I will add more every time someone writes a poem or response on this topic that was directly inspired by this:
Objectification of MenAfter reading through the comments on my last journal about Tropes Vs Women in Gaming Part 2 I noticed a lot of people are angry we're even talking about sexism because (as they put it) "men are ALSO sexualized and objectified in gaming so women shouldn't complain that they are too."Objectification of Men3 years ago in Personal More Like This
And while that's a nice thought that sounds logical at first... any causal observer to gaming and most media today will be able to recognize that the two sides are not equal enough to make that sort of comparison. Here's the difference as I see it: Men are objectified and sexualized, yes, but it's not done for women. It's done for men. The objectification of men in gaming and other media is a self image fantasy FOR men. In other words, both the objectification of men and women are done for the benefit of men.
Not only that but again a casual observer will note that the standards of "beauty" are not at all equal on both sides. Female heros are all designed to be attractive, sexy, thin, sensual, pure,
.at night, something mad.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
climbs into bed with me and
i go to war with myself -
words i do not want sit on the tip
of my tongue, so i bite the whole
thing off - crimson droplets fall
from the sky, and i start bleeding
rain - dead babies, their heartbeats
slipping through the cracks in my
floorboards - kettles abandoning
pots and then finding that neither
can function properly - white sheets,
pillowcases, walls and white faces -
a rabid cat clawing at the inside of
my temple, let me out - krill in the
bellies of whales, their hearts like
empty lockets - suffocating in the
silver lining - secrets giggling like
children in my mind, a game of hide
and seek i don't think i want to win -
a lamb frolicks around the body of a
lion and i reap something i never
even sowed in the first place
(you idiot, you idiot, what have you done)
.karma sits on my sofa.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
whiskey doused, eyes rolled up
to the top of his head, and he says
just do whatever the fuck makes
you happy, mate, just do
whatever you want
(what a terrible thing to be full to the brim with emptiness)
This Made Me Cry.Be a dreamer like PonyboyThis Made Me Cry.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Be faithful like Johnny
Be smart like Dallas
Be cheerful like Sodapop
Be funny like Two-Bit
Be careful like Darry
Be rude like Steve
And Stay Gold like a Greaser.
.my thoughts want to.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
flee, but there is no fire
escape, no guide to the
exit of my head, and they
consider digging a hole
there, i feel it, maybe a
crack just wide enough
to crawl through, drop a
rope through the back
of my neck and climb
down, prise open the
earth - a tremble turns
into an avalanche, and
a snowflake in the flurry
wonders am i the same as
all the rest? he coughs and
splutters and chokes on
it - i wake in the early
morning, heart lodged
in my throat, that red
bird in that chimney, he's
going to starve there and
i'll be spitting feathers;
i won't claw the inside
of my neck again for
nobody, i'm past that,
pick me up by the
scruff and drop me
wherever you're going -
but wait, when lightning
strikes a tree, well isn't
that love? and when the
rain pelts the ground,
well what about then?
when you miss the ache
of wounds as they're
healing, is that it? well
when your nose bleeds,
that's still love right?
cos i've got an entire
pack to get through -
and what a funny
thing it is
.i heard her say there are.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
millions of people in the world with
broken hearts, and they survive
well what about the ones that don't?
what about the ones that crack right through
& end up holding onto themselves by the skin
of their pearly whites?
(and are you happy now? do you have a girl? have a kid? do you sleep at night? i've said sorry a thousand times, but i guess it doesn't count when it's in my head)
BullyingDear bullies,Bullying4 years ago in Personal More Like This
The boy you punched in the hall today? Committed suicide a few minutes ago.
That girl you called a slut in class today? She's a virgin.
The boy you called lame? He has to work every night to support his family.
That girl you pushed down the other day? She is already being abused at home.
You think you know them. Guess what, you don't!
Re-post this if you are against bullying, but I bet 99% of you won't. Re-post this if you're that 1% with a heart.