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My New Year's One Little Word is "Pause"
See my blog post here.

Pause the moment by Pure-Flake:thumb312416551: parasite by chriseastmids WE'RE THE STARS ON EARTH by Badusev
Pause by badcciintra a pause in the rat race by iamkatia Audrey Hepburn by AndyRidae
Pause by peggymintun Pause by tomsumartin Longing for pause by ToFuBomb Pause by Nickmeister Pause by alterOFnotion
Pause by alexandrephilippe Pause by SethFitts:thumb421412342:
Dreams by MichyMikolai Divided Droplets by JustinDeRosa Living Forest by rieke-b
white wallsthere’s always room for more poetry,
even in the margins.
and the margins are the best part, really -
they hold the spaces
that make silence enough
for the words to speak;
and when the words are done
they hold the spaces
for all the other words
to sing.
they are the kind of emptiness
that leaves room for so much more
than echoes.
ExposeThere is a picture
stuck to your refrigerator
that explains everything
I could never understand.
The first time I set foot inside of your house
I was drawn to it, analyzing it
like some technicolor rorschach test.
Your eyes are lit
by the blinding glow of the flash,
but your lips
are holding the most honest smile
I've ever seen upon them.
Your hair is dark,
a wavy blur against the background,
dripping down against his face,
against your arm
draped across his shoulders.
As I look back
and reflect on that photograph
I find some details
are beginning to slip away...
Were you wearing a leather jacket,
or was it simply black
and was he smiling
or just looking toward the camera
Everything fades eventually,
and memories are more fragile
than our dreams,
but mine is omitting pieces on purpose.
I knew
when I looked into your developed eyes
that I would never fit
inside the borders of that scene,
that you
would never smile like that for me.
There is no time
where we could be caug
all this and more.I'd make a list
of all the things I'd learned this year,
all the things I'd lived through underneath
tepid sunshine and dirty bedsheets,
all the love songs I'd learned the lyrics to
twenty times over, but
lists can't tell the world
where hands have held you
and how they've moved you,
lists can't tell anyone
the places you've been
bruised and broken by
your own anger,
lists can't ever say
when the magic filled the
moments in between,
and when it went away -
and I was never one for counting out heartaches anyway.


Thanks for taking a moment.
  • Listening to:
  • Reading: You're Already Amazing By Holley Gerth
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alexandrephilippe Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014
thank you very much:)
Dani-the-Naiad Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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chriseastmids Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
ive missed you :heart: such a wonderful feature and thank you for featuring my painting here :tighthug:
Dani-the-Naiad Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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neonsquiggle Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for putting my work in here! This means so much to me, especially coming from you.

Dani-the-Naiad Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:blowkiss: Awe...thanks!  I'm glad to do it.  Love your work!
JustinDeRosa Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014   Photographer
Thank you so much of course! :)
Dani-the-Naiad Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I love your work. :blowkiss:
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