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Elex Artwood
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Half Sick of Shadows
There were those moments when she thought she might be going mad. Certainly, that was what it felt like: the whirl of everything came crashing down as a wave and it smothered, it suffocated, it drowned her beneath its force. Slow, deep breaths no longer worked because there was no air to breathe. There was only the crashing of feelings that she could not longer contain and they clawed at her. It made her want to scream. She found herself wandering in the darkest hours of the night. The only light that shone through the windows and the bits of broken brick was from the moon and a few stars that peeked through looming clouds. There were no wor
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Words and Shadows
        She found herself wandering in the darkest hours of the night. The only light that shone through the windows and the bits of broken brick was from the moon and the few stars that peeked through looming clouds. There were no working street lamps anymore in this ghost of a place. There was only the silence shared by a few old, decrepit buildings that had somehow survived the fires and had not yet turned to dust. They might, given them just the right moment and kick to the right brick. It suited her, she thought sometimes as she woke to find herself in a room other than the one that she had fallen asleep in. She would blink, eyeing the
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Voice in the Streets
The voice rang out clearly through the crowded street. It was strong, echoing off buildings and tumbling into the ears of all those that gathered. It was late afternoon and many workers were changing shifts. The streets were crowded with men, women, and children, and they all seemed at least quietly interested in the speech. Some looked uneasy, as if they shouldn’t be caught listening, yet couldn’t quite convince themselves to leave the premise. Others perked with true interest, moving ever so slowly towards the makeshift stage that the speaker had claimed for his address. One such individual was a visitor to Boston. He showed no
Elex and Chase
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Realization
To live in captivity and to not know it cannot be matched. There is nothing as horrific as waking up in the morning, looking back on your life, and realizing that you have been bound under tyranny every day prior, only you were too blind to see it. In that moment, that terrible moment, there is no future and really the past means very little. There is only that feeling deep in your gut that says You should have known. How could you have not known? Even as the bombs fell she thought there must have been some clue before that day. She wasn’t stupid. She should have seen it. There had to have been something that her mind had picked up on,
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Half Sick of Shadows
There were those moments when she thought she might be going mad. Certainly, that was what it felt like: the whirl of everything came crashing down as a wave and it smothered, it suffocated, it drowned her beneath its force. Slow, deep breaths no longer worked because there was no air to breathe. There was only the crashing of feelings that she could not longer contain and they clawed at her. It made her want to scream. She found herself wandering in the darkest hours of the night. The only light that shone through the windows and the bits of broken brick was from the moon and a few stars that peeked through looming clouds. There were no wor
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Voice in the Streets
The voice rang out clearly through the crowded street. It was strong, echoing off buildings and tumbling into the ears of all those that gathered. It was late afternoon and many workers were changing shifts. The streets were crowded with men, women, and children, and they all seemed at least quietly interested in the speech. Some looked uneasy, as if they shouldn’t be caught listening, yet couldn’t quite convince themselves to leave the premise. Others perked with true interest, moving ever so slowly towards the makeshift stage that the speaker had claimed for his address. One such individual was a visitor to Boston. He showed no
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Realization
To live in captivity and to not know it cannot be matched. There is nothing as horrific as waking up in the morning, looking back on your life, and realizing that you have been bound under tyranny every day prior, only you were too blind to see it. In that moment, that terrible moment, there is no future and really the past means very little. There is only that feeling deep in your gut that says You should have known. How could you have not known? Even as the bombs fell she thought there must have been some clue before that day. She wasn’t stupid. She should have seen it. There had to have been something that her mind had picked up on,
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DFW Writing Conference
So, I've always been a bit of a lurker-writer. Most of my friends know I write, some have read it, and I post to DA. Every great once-and-a-while I might even submit an entry to a contest, but that's fairly rare. It's just the way that I operate. Tomorrow is a major step for me and I'm about to have a conniption tonight in preparation for it. I'm attending the DFW writing conference. I've never attended one of these before, and while several of my close friends are also authors, I really don't tend to attend any events that put me around a great number of other writers. Tomorrow is a huge step for me. I will be attending the classes (a brea
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raberbagirl|Hobbyist Writer
I've been super-busy and haven't been able to answer messages very much lately.... DX
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TakadaSaiko|Hobbyist General Artist
No worries, I know the feeling. O.o
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thetriplethreat|Hobbyist General Artist
I hope that conference went good for you
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TakadaSaiko|Hobbyist General Artist
It went very well, thank you!
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thetriplethreat|Hobbyist General Artist
No problem ^_^
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raberbagirl|Hobbyist Writer
Hey...did you not want to talk to me?
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raberbagirl|Hobbyist Writer
Hi Chase! I don't know if you remember me.... We lost touch, so I was happy to finally find a profile of yours that still seems active. ^^
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