Job Well DoneHe sat there in the crowded hallway -- of which you took no notice
Slowly taking his crayon, pens, lined paper -- you looked at your watch
He, all of 10, disappears writing his work -- too busy as you wander
Laying on the floor he writes it slowly -- not paying attention
He sits there in the hallway holding the sign -- the train is late
"It's Sometimes Pointless" it says, coffee stains -- you stop and stare
There is a crowd forming slowly, he looks straight ahead -- what is he doing?
He holds it with two small fingers, blank look cast -- you squint
It was then they started, carrying on about the sign -- they got angry
How it was not this nor that, prettily done, message wrong -- letters of protest
The security guards asked him to move on, after complaints -- noisy they were
Where was his parents, what was he doing there - looks of disgust
He just disappeared off, leaving his sign
Tossing in the streets blowing loudly
And the commuters returned to their trains
Smiling at a job well d
Prompt: MythicalHello and welcome to The Mythical prompt! This month it'll be based on the Mythical theme -- so go wild with that idea. The prompts we make are to get your creative juices flowing and challenge you to do your best -- so good luck! Three winners will be chosen and featured in the Winner's journal!Prompt: Mythical in Personal More Like This
That could mean anything, so get creative and try to make your dev stand out. Give it a go - just make sure to include at least one representation of the prompt Mythical in your deviation. Extra points if it's original and creative.
The art piece you submit can be created for the competition, or a previous artwork in your gallery.
It'll be judged by zepIyn, wdnest and Madmazda and you'll receive a feature in the Winner's journal.
Your prompt piece can be any format -- digital art, poetry, crafts, writing, cosplay etc.
Need some inspiration?
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StopStop telling me how I feel.Stop in Free Verse More Like This
For how are you supposed to know?
will shine through.
Stop telling me how to live.
You aren't my controller.
know what's best
let me live my life.
I'll be disappointed if I want to.
I will feel pain when I need to.
But I will love.
And that is something that never ends.
Trigger: MusicTo hear the musicTrigger: Music in Free Verse More Like This
To hear the sound
Is all it requires.
That voice, plays in your head.
No, not the singer's, his.
And you slip.
Memory after memory attack you
With barbed edges, slicing
Attacking your mind.
Tears stream, hands move
To find the blade
To make a cut.
A simple note
A well known voice
Can reduce you to this
What can I say?
Dear LaniDear Lani,Dear Lani in Free Verse More Like This
I am writing to you to tell you how... I am writing to you...
Do you know what you did?
I know you're there. Still trying to escape.
You took control for three years, Lani, did you know that?
You've left yourself behind, can't you see that?
I do. Whenever I wear a short sleeved t-shirt, or even shorts. The self concious behaviour I exhibit whenever I want to be touched, or loved, it's you. Not me. I want to be confident, have a relationship where I can be normal, but I can't. Because of you.
You're my paranoia, Lani.
You're there when I question myself. Question my feelings. I want to love him? Can't you see that? But whenever I say the words my throat encloses and I feel scared. Vulnerable. Even though he loves me too, and would never reject me. But why, Lani, do you make me feel the way I do?
Haven't you done enough?
You're my depression, Lani.
Whenever I feel down, sad, like a failure, you're quick to pick up the pace and d
DelusionalDeathDelusional in Free Verse More Like This
That final word
The one I love
Those words together,
Don't leave me here.
I can't concentrate
Are you alive?!
Did you succeed?
Begin to fall,
How could you do this?
How could you leave me alone?
I lift my head
Wipe my mouth
You can't have succeeded
DeservingI don't deserve you.Deserving in Free Verse More Like This
That much is true.
I could ask for...
Yet here you stand
In front of me
When will I wake up,
Is this a dream?
But you're still there,
Why do you care?
You are perfect.
I can't say more.
Problems seem simple
When your words come through
I'll smile, grin
Be the girl I know I can.
I don't deserve you.
That much is true.
FearFear.Fear in Free Verse More Like This
Fear is walking into a hospital
And not knowing when you'll leave
Fear is watching a doctor read your chart
And shake his head in desperation
Fear is writhing around in agony
Wanting an end to come soon
Fear is not knowing what is wrong
And wishing it would stop
Fear is knowing this is partially a dream
And that soon
Those hospital lights
It will be real...
Shedding SkinSomeday I'll be cured,Shedding Skin in Free Verse More Like This
I'll shed my skin
Someday I'll be found,
I'll stop being lost
Someday I'll be free,
Show off my arms
Someday I'll be known,
For my troubling fight
Today I'm in pain,
The wish to harm
Someday I'll be cured,
I'll shed my skin
FailureI've lost my dreamFailure in Free Verse More Like This
It's shattered, gone
I stand here with shards surrounding me
Dreams of a future
A career and happiness
and I'm left here
So once again,
I turn to the blade
to find it gone.
I thought I'd recovered
I was denied my hope
it laughs in my face
Death, is what I want.
StorySleeves, long, pulled downStory in Free Verse More Like This
Skin, criss crossed with pale white
against scars, puckered and jagged.
Can you tell the story?
Some abused, harassed, hurt,
Held against their will
Punished, pushed open, forced wide,
Broken, pained, raped
Some punish themselves harshly
Self hatred, loathing, misery
to slash with blades into soft skin
a release, true justice, free
Faliure, is what some fear
Teachers and parents alike punish her,
Yes she may dream of inspiration,
Pushed down, Demoted, Full of failure
They stand together with bandaged arms
Reasons make no difference
They stand scarred, never alone
But can you tell the story?
RelapseHide the bladeRelapse in Free Verse More Like This
Beneath the clothes,
Run to be alone
In the silence
Where only the blade remains.
Cut before you change your mind
Let the adrenaline run
You've done it
The relief is uncontrollable.
Blood, beading along the lines
They fall down your face
The pressure is gone,
But what remains is guilt
All that effort,
To find pleasure from this pain.
Who can help you?
Your boyfriend thinks you're selfish.
Your family thinks it's attention seeking.
Your sister, your dear sweet sister,
She cares too much it would kill her.
Who can help you now?
glass.He said, she was made of glass.glass. in Free Verse More Like This
Beautiful. Delicate. Fragile.
Eyes flutter to a close and she lets those whispers,
Syllables rush and wash over her,
As the built in multitude,
Echoes of waves overlapping in a glass bottle,
One on the verge of overflowing already.
Help. I'm drowning.
She remembers Mother's glass figurines,
Poised, elegant, ready to waltz into her nightmares,
"Beautiful, aren't they?"
Because they dazzled with the colors of her Mother's tears,
Glass blown from the essence of broken dreams,
Shed when she thought that the darkness of the night
Blinded others from sight.
Yes Mother, yes.
He told her, of glass snowglobes,
"You're like them," he would say,
And somehow it was no compliment
To be compared to the wonders
She spent hours gazing at on lazy afternoons.
"You store everything inside,
A universe of your own,
And you don't let anything escape.
You don't let anyone in."
How? But how?
So she remembers her sister's, Allie's, glob
Contest-ELEMENTSNew WhisperMeWish contest is open, theme is ELEMENTSContest-ELEMENTS in Deviant Events More Like This
Theme chosen by our members in this poll
Apr 22, 2015 - Jul 22, 2015
Announcement of winners Aug 15, 2015.
Finalists selection via poll + winner selection decide WMW judges
All kind of ART
If your work does not follow our current theme or rules
- Follow submission rules before submitting your entry
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Purple Day 2014! Doyou spread Epilepsy Awareness?Hi there!Purple Day 2014! Doyou spread Epilepsy Awareness? in Personal More Like This
Today is purple day!
Please wear purple to honor everybody living with Epilepsy! Wear purple to educate, to raise awareness to this ignorant world
(best is, to do this always, not only on this special day! ;D )
A True HeartA True Heart:A True Heart in Free Verse More Like This
All my life.
My emotions are true.
Even now right here with you.
And though times get tough.
Never knowing what a future can hold.
My arms will wrap around you.
Keeping you from the cold.
So lets dig deep,
Feeling so bold.
Knowing that each other is what we need.
So take my hand and travel forward.
The leap of faith never failing before.
For life is short.
But love is eternal.
An Angel you are.
Sculpted from heaven itself.
Such pure defiant art.
A True Heart.
Long Distance LoveLong Distance Love:Long Distance Love in Free Verse More Like This
A love so far away.
Yet the feelings are so close.
A bond of trust and fate.
Fades all the feelings of hate.
Towards our separation of lust.
Though, let that hit the dust.
As I speak the truth to you.
For my feelings of blue.
Have become no more.
One year flying by.
Where does time go you ask?
The answer can be a task.
But being here with you.
Always seen me through.
So let them talk for what is known.
Purely, faithfully, & heavenly.
Our spirit as one, flying as a Dove.
Long Distance Love.
Happy One Year officially darling! Mwah!
Beautiful LifeBeautiful Life:Beautiful Life in Free Verse More Like This
Through all it's journey.
Many lose way.
For which they lay.
The thoughts of the mind.
End with time.
Though, this your life.
Of endless dreams.
Flow your way.
I am here to say.
Come to the bay.
This sunset is endless.
With time itself.
In others eyes,
May not see.
What they have at all.
But with one call,
I am here with you.
The one I love.
My marvelous Wife,
Patient HeartPatient Heart:Patient Heart in Free Verse More Like This
Knowing your heart.
So true from start.
The same we are.
No matter how far.
Though times get tough.
And roads get rough.
My love is real.
Together a deal.
For I know you are.
The one for me.
So here to be.
You and I,
together at last.
Not viewing the past.
So true from the start.
Dusted Cover UnreadDusted Cover Unread:Dusted Cover Unread in Free Verse More Like This
You will find me on the last row.
Of your local library.
In such a public place.
Yet lonesome over comes.
This old book on the shelf.
Many have looked.
And seen what is below their eyes.
A Dusted Cover Unread.
You'll know that we are not the same.
In every way that we are different.
Plenty of color and ambition.
Rises from the top shelf.
A picture of what your into most.
A sports car? Music? Games? Lust?
Though on that last row.
Centered in that corner.
Is a Dusted Cover Unread.
They say what you don't know.
Won't hurt you.
Well, I am here to say.
This cover is to be read.
All day by the bay.
A flowing of words can teach.
What our race simply does not know.
So before you decide to toss a throw,
at this old book.
I suggest you read what is inside.
Because it might just lead you..
To success, happiness, and love.
For it is alive and not dead.
A Dusted Cover Unread.
FaithfullyFaithfully:Faithfully in Free Verse More Like This
The day we started it all.
Is the day that I was loyal.
To the perfect princess of royal.
I will never look to another woman.
As I am of man of my word, trueman.
Times have got tough.
Roads became rough.
Though my heart is a tank.
Can't be stopped and always to protect.
The one I love is you.
So babe, no longer feel blue.
Each day that passes.
I clean these dirty glasses.
Making sure you're calm and collect.
Never wanting you to feel a wreck.
Through all the battles above.
Love is undone.
Take my hand and let's walk the breeze.
Pushing us slightly forward.
Just know from beginning to end.
My love and honor for you,
Is actually fatally,
P.S. Be good to the ones you love! You never know what you have until it's gone. So be appreciative of the love & trust they show you and do not be selfish!!
Dreams To WishesDreams To Wishes:Dreams To Wishes in Free Verse More Like This
I was born in this world.
To dream of finding you.
That one special person.
Whom knows me by heart.
Though, right from the start,
I knew it was true.
Dreamed to meet you.
But when I did,
Happiness over filled.
Distance not killed.
How I wish we were together.
Physically at last.
Anything is better then what was past.
And fighting we may.
In each other arms we lay.
My dream has came true.
Wish I was with you.
Reach My HandReach My Hand:Reach My Hand in Free Verse More Like This
The days are passing.
Our love ever lasting.
Though the distance over comes.
What can't be done.
With the help of our loved ones.
We shall meet for real.
And I end up to deal.
What means the most.
You as my host.
Love of my life.
When times get tough.
The road being rough.
Where ever your shoes may touch.
No matter what land.
Reach My Hand.
Because Eternal Love comes to those who wait.
P.S. For You Wife. <333
Once MoreOnce More:Once More in Free Verse More Like This
The obsticals of life.
Can get challenging at times.
Though with the flip of a dime.
And a bottle of wine.
We shall sit down.
At night in town.
So sip a drink.
Of what is naturally ours.
Two hearts as one.
A soul combined.
For hurt past.
Is now a blast.
To you from me,
you are my life.
Before the daybreak.
Still thirsty at dawn.
Lock the door.
Honorable LoveHonorable Love:Honorable Love in Free Verse More Like This
From start to finish.
My love is real.
My heart pleads a deal,
with your golden soul.
There was such a hole,
In my body of whole.
For which was empty.
Because my love for you.
A year later no longer feeling blue.
I can see the light,
At the end of the tunnel.
And I know the travels ahead.
We clear the threads.
That hold us together.
The distances we are.
Because in the end.
Together we are.
Needing no ropes, threads,
Or a messaging dove.