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Literature
To Be Restless
Heavy against the windows, the opaque night
isolates and infiltrates, sends
the dogs flying
to my side, and even in the warmth,
under the wash of the firelight, their ears hear coyotes
and the pressing sky plays with their minds.
 
With the lights off I can ease my mind,
see through the gaunt mask of night,
that the darkness is not thick but light and coyotes
navigate it like reflections and shadows alike. Their cries send
me reeling, fighting my urge to hide, knowing that warmth
and flames will not feel so much like flying.
 
I climb until I could be flying
and let the stars replace the thoughts in my mind.
The trees do not understand my warmth
but still envelope my spirit in the dying night,
guide me to the forest floor and send
me on my way, to search for the coyote’s stardust eyes.
 
At your side I imagine we are coyotes,
our laughter echoing down suburban streets, hearts flying
when we spot the cop car that sends
us leaping off the roof and into the sky, no ti
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you are too good
You are too good
for
poetry.
The spark in your
eyes and
the gentle curve
of your
mouth
cannot be
captured with words.
The joy in your laugh
and the
vibrancy of your
smile do not
fit
in the musty
lines of a poem
or the
wavering strokes
of my
pen.
You are too alive
to be pressed between
book pages
like
a
flower.
You belong among the
pines
and the
deer,
your arms a form
of art
in the brisk air,
the sunset
painting
the sweep of your
lashes
with russet
and the ridges of
your cheeks
with
rose.
I will set down my
pen
and join you
there,
peel my heart
from
between
these pages
and leave the book
behind:
so I, too
can feel the
breeze
by your side
and breathe the
stars
before I
die.
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I'm pretty sure a whole two years have passed since the last time I was active on here, which is a bit wild. Or a lot of wild.
To update: I'm now only semester away from graduating college! Holy shit!
Since my last post I was trained as a barista at my job, and then a shift-supervisor, I broke up with my old boyfriend and started dating someone significantly better for me - we've now been together a year and he moved in with me a couple months ago, which has been WONDERFUL. I started learning karate and it became a huge and essential part of who I am. I traveled across the country by myself and spent four months in the wilderness of Oregon, from which I'll be posting pictures today! I became ridiculously passionate and angry about social and environmental issues; I became significantly more serious about my art and my writing; I started living on my own for the first time; I shaved both sides of my head and then chopped all of my hair off; I became addicted to video games and then broke the addiction; I started playing Magic the Gathering (which is super fun) and wrote a real shitty novel in the span of a month.
It's been a looong couple years, but so incredibly fun and I've learned so much and grown so much. This last semester will probably be hard, but I'm hoping to have some great art to post on here when it's all over with!
Here's to hoping I actually have followers left!
  • Listening to: The Assassin's Creed Black Flag Soundtrack
  • Reading: My own story?
  • Watching: Korra...always Korra.
  • Playing: Still Dragon Age Inquisition cause I can't stop
  • Eating: one dang good apple
  • Drinking: Coffee

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Bekah Dawn
Artist | Student | Traditional Art
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"Art is life, playing to other rhythms." - The Elegance of the Hedgehog
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LoveroftheAngels Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2016
Ah I love your photography, such a keen eye. I can really appreciate a well taken picture
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contemporaryhart Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
Thanks for the fave :)
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B4Risingdawn Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome :)
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computerface Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fav homeslice!
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B4Risingdawn Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
No problem!
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tocaimacomics Featured By Owner May 30, 2014   Interface Designer
hola te invito a que por favor comentes mi pagina de comics, estes es el link:
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gracias y exitos
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The-8-Elements Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I appreciate the fave!
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B4Risingdawn Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Anytime!!
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computerface Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
ay yo thanks for the follow
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B4Risingdawn Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Welcome!
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