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Problems

Yesterday had some problems. Yesterday was a maelstrom; A tempest escaped from its teapot. And I was tossed on the waves, left for dead. Yesterday had some problems. Yesterday there were monsters; They crawled from every shadow: sneaking, skulking, lurking… I was hunted. Yesterday had some problems. The sky fell and twisted into daggers; Revealing the void beyond as shards of tranquil blue struck the ground and rent the earth Yesterday had some problems, but I survived. I returned to my safe harbor, to loving arms and gentle lips. I was safe. But… Yesterday had some problems. And today does too.

Just Tell Me

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Just Tell Me

Tell me you need me, I need to hear it, do not worry, no need to fear it. Just need to hear those three little words; fill me with joy, to fly with the birds. Won't you?

Risen Darkness

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Risen Darkness

Flashes of light booming sounds dancing colors the desire to reach out and be close to others tangled hair fumbled buttons grasping hands fingers entwining just acting, no plans

Small People

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Small People

Small people. That's what they were. Small people in a small room speaking big thoughts about a bigger world about which they know nothing beyond what they have read or been told second-, third-, or even fourth-hand. They built individual soapboxes, bolstered by raised voices and belligerent self-centeredness. They yelled and bickered and sniped at cross-purposes, mistaking overheard anecdotes for evidence, and arguers for the embodiment of their arguments. There were a few that did not speak up, because what was there to say about a subject on which you know nothing? Yet, the others were making a career out of it.  Soon they would be dem

Death and Where He Came From

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Death and Where He Came From

WEATHERINGTON YSMAS FINNICK? said a voice like mortuary slabs being slammed together. Lord Finnick sat up, and noticed two things: 1) there was a figure rapidly exiting his bedchamber and 2) he seemed to be sitting in something. Upon closer inspection, it was himself. He looked at his hand -the hand that was moving- and was surprised to see that it was silvery and a tad transparent. He was also surprised that he wasn't as surprised as he felt he should be. He stepped out of his body and examined it critically. "A knife. Of all the bloody..." he trailed off and looked up. "You're Death, are you?" GOT IT IN ONE. "I don't remember seeing

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Harrison

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Harrison

I. I shrug into Harry's shirt underneath my autumn scarf-- cologne on the cuffs bringing color as I close my eyes, the brown of his hair, bleeding-heart lips, laughter, pine green. Fingers on marbled buttons smooth as the cream he puts in his chai. II. I think of him like rain on a Sunday, cozy drizzle, a slow breath uttered in calm, eyes shut to listen, he is peace, comfort, stability in grayer moments. III. He is the space in my empty bed and I ache for him the way I crave prayer and the feel of a rosary.

Atlas Shrugged

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Atlas Shrugged

Atlas shrugged and you caught the Earth. In the pause between breaths, labored and pained, you tried explaining concepts of strength while your bones creaked and betrayed your bravado. I will shoulder the world, with you, if you'd let me. I've borne smaller globes and understand the ache; it's not to be carried alone. And if I carry this with you, perhaps we'd fall in step, and roll this planet from your back into orbit.

Real Men Write Poetry-Slam Poem

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Real Men Write Poetry-Slam Poem

Hello, my name is Anna, or "Blue" if you please. I am a poet and so is, Zach, Corbin, Harrison, and Kenji. We have a passion, a will to write, and I don't think you have the right to stop us. You say that we were just kids who searched for misery, and you say that boys aren't fit to write poetry. But those four men I just introduced, are in my eyes so much stronger than you. Yes I am a girl, so call me a hypocrite, but I'm finding it ironic, that you think these men, would have a problem with you. Maybe you're the little boy inside, look we get it, wont you just apologize? Do you know how much effort, that they put into th

A Cure For Heartache

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A Cure For Heartache

In circles. Love, pain, love, pain over and over and over and over. Vicious cycle of hope and defeat, endlessly spinning, dizzying. You were there. Open arms broke my descent. Unbreakable and breathtaking, right where I needed you to be. Those precious moments you let me cry, or made me laugh, or held my hand, extinguished the pain. Silent tears no longer fall.

Driftwood Dreamer

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Driftwood Dreamer

At sea, adrift, half-drowned and dead, I washed up on your shore Supine, sodden, sopping wet, and weary to the core Kick me or kiss me, carry me home, unconscious through your door My hair, my eyes, my clothes, my heart, all waterlogged and cold Even with a soul so young, the sea had made me old Abed, asleep, half-dry and drained, wet clothes upon the floor Growing slowly warmer, wrapped in blankets from your store Afraid that when the morning came, I'd shiver even more I woke up warm, to fire, and food, a friend with hands to hold No more desire to sail the sea: on land lies buried gold

Life Update

Life Update

About three years ago, I met a wonderful man through this website. We started as friends, then realized that there was a bond there that neither of us could (or wanted to) ignore. Harrison, or Spalding004 (https://www.deviantart.com/spalding004) as many of you know him, has been by my side through everything. He's been my muse, my confidante, my best friend, and a constant light. It only seems appropriate to announce that Harrison and I are engaged on the place where it all started. :heart: It's taken a lot of work to keep this relationship going over the course of three years and almost two-thousand miles, but we've done it. And this summer, Harrison will be moving up to Ver

The Fool

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The Fool

I felt so stupid Asking such an obvious question. Everyone asks it, Don't they? I hear that everyday, I am the Divine They don't expect me to answer, Do they? But then I see it. Only fell for two boys in her entirety. She's lonely, Isn't she. I didn't want to ask it. "Will I find love?" But I needed to know, Didn't I? She just lost another. The second boy has left. I believe she deserves an answer, Doesn't she? The Divine leads me to a card. It's a strange sensation. I feel unsure staring at the back of the card. What does it say? 0- The Fool, A card of the Major Arcana. The Major cards are powerful. But what does it mean. It doesn't m

Crash Tests for Dummies

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Crash Tests for Dummies

I wrapped my car around a tree. That is, if you can count wrapping my mind around your presence as a car crash, crash carts, because my heart's going 100 in a 30 zone. Police lights. Because you're breaking all my rules. And there aren't any airbags that'll catch me. You're a speed bump on a highway. A pitstop on a speedway. And my heart can't just screech to a halt, you are the streetlights, but I can't help running the red. And every sign tells me to stop, but I can't slow this racing heart. I'll meet you back at the start, because I can't seem to find the finish line. © 2015

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incomplete

when you end and i am left behind there's sorrow in my chest and a little salt in my eyes making them water but nothing falls.

October

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October

I find you in the solo dolce, a memory twice-removed. I catch my thoughts on the corners of the train window four years back, when your name still savored of maple and rose. I want to ask you-- does your finger brush, pause, and curl back on notes that hold my name? I can halfway breathe the lamplight as (I imagine) your lips purse on recognition, your sigh saturated with autumn memory. I'm convinced we both wish that such chords were still unpainted with remembrance and first-love connotation-- there's breathless beauty in the first movement but I detest your silhouette amongst the harmony. Steeping bitter, I resent your aftertaste, s

Cathedral

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Cathedral

The name in my mouth tastes like forgiven sin. I find Joseph in his lips and Mary in his palms and God painting his name in quiet syllables. I see Jesus when I whisper my rosary-- it's no accident your eyes are the same.

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Literary Catastrophe

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Literary Catastrophe

Maelstrom in the sky! Look out below! All hands on deck! Man the sails! We've taken on water, sir      a lot of water, sir we won't make it land, not safely. It was a pleasure serving with you, sir. Of course, down with the ship. The crushing black depths, a gaping, soundless maw with no escape Yet I seek one. Twas brillig, aye, and the borograves... something about them. I cannot                      recall. There's no Wonderland, not where I go, but monsters all the same. Such sadness. I never looked upon his works and despaired. Never did I see the pleasure dome. It is too late. Crew is leaving. Cowards! Brigands!
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I wrote a book! And got married!

Hello dA! A lot has happened since the last time I did... anything on here! In October, I married the wonderful callerofcrows (https://www.deviantart.com/callerofcrows)!  It was a long time coming and we couldn't be happier.  We've moved back to Texas and are eagerly awaiting our first Christmas together.  We could not be happier :) And even more recently, I published my first book!  It's available on Amazon in both paperback and digital, and will soon(tm) be available on iBooks and in DRM-free formats! :thumb718309370: Finnick And Prat on Amazon.com I've even included a quote on the back cover from Loveislightblue (https://www.deviantart.com/loveislightblue)!

The Bi-Annual Entry

The Bi-Annual Entry

A lot has happened in the last few months, but at the same time it feels like things are exactly the same. I've released a few more apps, on iOS and on Android, but it seems like unless I have gobs of money to spend I can't get anyone to take an interest in them, aside from close friends and family. I'm still in school, which, even though now I am closer than ever before to being done, feels like I still have years to go. I see my facebook feed full of my friends who have moved on beyond where I am now, who have successful careers, while I struggle to find even a part-time job as I flail my way through college. I feel stagnate and like I'v

2 Years Later.

2 Years Later.

Sup, Internet? I'll tell you what's up:  callerofcrows (https://www.deviantart.com/callerofcrows) and I have been dating now for TWO YEARS. TWO YEARS of long distance with (not long enough) visits every couple of months! Two years and a bit ago, Lizzie and I were merely friends, and she was helping me through some issues I was having.  Our friendship grew, but it reached a plateau of sorts.  One night, things were really not good, and I literally prayed for help.  I needed a sign, something, anything. And then I felt like this weight lifted.  I knew, in that moment, that if I could talk to Lizzie, then everything would be okay. And the funny part is?  That is still true just

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