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Literature
Aries
Had it started, had it stopped
Faded rhyme and sullen reason
For a second , once forgot
It will wither with the season
Take it over, bend its will
Keeping watch to keep it dark
Molding on forever still
Make it hard to match the heart
Running back to looking forward
Feed a lie to float and fly
Cast a spell to stop the ocean
Spilling forth between the eyes
Burning up and on a again
Torrid flames to nullify
But a curse is but a curse
If the truth, its prey deny.
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Trick of the Light
Y'know, I don't get what happened
Haven't got the slightest clue
I just can't quite figure out the mess
That happened into you.
You think you're so enchanting
With smiles you paint the floor
Hope you don't mind my asking but,
What exactly are you aiming for?
You see I have been watching
A score of years, plus one and two
And in each you never cease to please
Oh, the wonders you can do.
At birth you were astounding
A pink and lively mound
Soft but shrill, alert but still
A joy to be around.
You were but one in body
But behaved a child of four
Your father proud as he should be,
Would always ask for more.
You would oblige him, naturally
His every grand command
Carried out by any means necessary
To escape his army hand.
You grew to be so clever
That mind was always sharp
Of you, I have to say,
That was my favourite of your parts.
You'd stand and bow so gracefully
And no one saw the time
That took you by the temple
And transformed that part of mine.
It happened in an instant
Too fast for th
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Literature
Something Like a Storm
Each time the wind blows
A fire starts in me
Brush my hand and tease why don't you...
The trees will answer no matter what
You say
I have no leaves.
Filter through my cracks,
will you?
Don't you know?
It already burns deep within my treasure chest.
Why don't you come out
Things
And see the ashes as they've fallen
Ah, is that what you wanted?
Us brittle little lashes to dance
Dance on ahead an ride like the...
Don't you dare smile.
The corners are nothing but a dreaded future
I'd never expected to come
At all.
Sway,
rock and collide
the impact is nothing compared to the fall
so I feel and flail
Until.
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Literature
Parole.
Sempre dico
Non lo so
quando io sono faccia a faccia con la pagina, siamo uguali; bianchi.
"Le parole sono facili."
E io sono il Libro Pieno;
Scrivo con due mani ma
è chiaro delle due, la megliore.
Scrivere è più differente per gli occhi.
Anche per la bocca.
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Literature
I Want A Day.
I want a day
That lasts forever
Made of air and total silence
Dressed up in the evening sky
A day to rival each I've spent
Alive.
I want a day
That holds me by the armpits
And keeps me dangling
On the atmosphere,
I stand.
I want a day
That needs no sun to smile
No rain to cry
Just clouds to keep me
Up.
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Literature
Inspiration: A Search.
Everything was as she left it.
The floor was still covered in newspaper dated back to the funerals of people nobody had the time to read about, and smelt as if cats had peed on them. Breathtaking.
Barefooted she stood in the kitchen on the less than aligned congolian, staring at the sink. Three rays of the white night light pasted themselves across the curtained windows as shadows lined their edges to darken everywhere else.
The acid stains were still there after all these years, she noticed.
"They will clear up", she remembered her saying, while scoffing indignantly. It's fucking metal.Still no cupboards in the corner to the left. She had given up again as usual. At least there were no dirty dishes.
"Why did I come here?"
To hear the faucet drip, to see the now powerless refrigerator's light flick on as it opened for longer than her mother would have allowed before yelling.
To hear that crap music play that annoyed her, when it really used to excite everything from her waist down.
Tha
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Literature
Element.
He releases the child and the beast
All at once
and I want to be neither.
Because they are dark and have no eyes
only fangs and compulsion
I've always wanted to go M.A.D
I figured it was the way
The Solution
But it was just the door to a hallway of doors
with no description
No exit.
I met him there
And we danced in circles but
I was the only one spinning...
"Don't stop."
I was never sure
I never wanted certainty
Of you, of me
I just wanted what I had
In our first collision
My coma;
I had never felt so good and numb
And you made it okay,
for my demons to play on your
Fire skin.
I'd never been so comfortable in my life.
Hidden and naked and free.
The culmination of years of dreaming hopelessly,
Dancing on flames that merely singed the dirt of the deed-
Water.
I awake to the sight of cooling coals
a night well spent in a capsule
A smoulder of unfamiliarity
wafts the air and reminds me that
I still thirst.
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Literature
Babysitter
Can you keep a secret?
It rarely ever bites
You can play with it if you want
It should be alright
Here's a bag full of things you'll
probably need
And some money to waste
If there's any trouble here tonight
I left my numbers in case
Bedtime's at midnight on the dot
It's on the list - you'll see
And I almost forgot to tell you
Absolutely no T.V
Follow these instructions
I'll be back in a while
And if you're breathing by then
Hope you still know how to smile
Can you keep a secret?
Promise it won't bite
Just keep your hands away from the cage
And don't feed it at night
Keep it locked in the basement
Away from all the light
Cause any hint of gleaming sunshine
Will spark its appetite
Ball it up in a blanket
Don't let it breathe the air
Keep an eye on it at all times
And sew up any tears
Follow these instructions
I'll be back in a while
And if you're breathing by then
Hope you still know how to smile
It's really nice you could do this
I've been worried sick
No one ever just took it from me b
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Literature
How It Ends.
I seek finality
The wizard said I'd find it
When it comes to me
Heaven only knows what that means.
I only see
Everything from this high up
When you're the queen of
Your own harsh reality
It's easier to dream the dream
Than pull it out
From underneath their feet
Comes
A stinking scent of unrelenting...
Pride.
Is not the wildest of my fantasies
The burden that shall bury me alive?
Tonight
A symphony of angry voices
is my lullaby.
Try as I might I find a way
To make things anything but right
Anything but right is how I
Choose to live my life
And I can't be my own redemption...
We could stand for every anthem
Take a piss on every tree
Raise our hands and strain our voices
Til even silence agrees
That in every iron castle
Underground or in the sky
No dungeon's deep or dark enough
For damning truth to hide.
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Literature
Eternal Vacillation
There is no peace.
Some hearts will never know true love.
Instead
They will burn across time until their fires are put out
By the wave of their shame.
There is no peace.
For the lost ones
Who have skillfully crafted their own prisons
Bolted their minds shut from
The warmth of the unforgiving world.
There is no peace
For the pendulous
For they are both full and empty
Void of purpose
Frail in spirit
Laden with choice.
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Literature
The Stowaway
I threw myself away last year
I thought.
I woke up and she was sleeping next to me
A rock.
It didn't work like it was supposed to.
She didn't break or budge or crumble
She didn't move a muscle
She just watched.
I left town on a mission
On burning indecision
As usual
Looking for a place to hide.
I swore I packed on empty
I run faster when I'm empty
She knows.
I settle where it's warmer
Because then it's not that hard to ignore her
Just a second to breathe would be nice
Would be nice if she could see me
Nicer yet if she'd relieve me
So that I won't relive this nightmare more than twice...
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Literature
Therapy Session One
"Okay, Sean. Ready when you are."
August 16. Sunday.
It's quiet outside. No birds or slight breezes, just a still heat where the air should be.
I'd arrived at my quiet place for the first time in ages. I almost didn't recognise it.
The last time I was here this place was alive. Coiled on the ground, I felt the grainy earth tickle my cheek. Sand, where the dirt used to be. I pushed myself up from my sleeping position and sat there. It was hot like I liked it and my hoodie made it extra warmer so I was sweating before long. I didn't mind. Better that than freezing to death back home.
I never did name this place, I thought to myself. Never could decide on one. The names were all too cheesy, and it would have been embarrassing to answer any visitors if they'd ever asked what I called it. Visitors...
I looked up at the sky. Still green as ever. The one thing that hadn't yet changed about this place. Seems I made it back in time. There was a lot of work to be done here if I wanted to save it
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Literature
The Girl Who Took Life Way Too Seriously
Shola spent an hour in the waiting room alone wondering if they'd already decided to send her home. She hadn't even landed the job and already she had a pile of screwups drumming about her brain.
Her skirt was too tight and her hair was teased to much to look even remotely professional. Her top fit just fine but the second button had popped off in her anxiety while dressing that morning, revealing a little more than her new ten dollar bra. She'd pricked her finger trying to pin the top too and accidentally left tiny smudges of blood on a document on the supervisor's desk. She hoped that wasn't important since she was now hiding it amidst the clutter of her crumb-seamed hand bag. She was about to photocopy it when the manager asked her to assist on the front end with the other cashiers, who had been eyeing her getup skeptically since she entered the building. Good thing too. She'd never used a photocopier before.
She had missed the initial training sessions but she passed the speed test
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Certain Agnosticism
I'm scared of white things.
Mostly the pages in my new sketch book. I bought another new one the other day. I'm still not sure why. I convinced myself I needed to buy one. To be able to start over. To be able to start.
I haven't been able to get of a single meaningful piece since after I failed art. I started changing really fast. The passion I thought that I had had when doing it was gone. I wasn't sure where I was going after that. I'd tried putting pencil to paper times after that and my fingers twitched back and forth above the point. Nothing came. I felt myself getting angrier and angrier, like it was the page's fault I couldn't produce anything remotely substantial.
So I'd attack it, every time I picked it up and tried again I draw three really dark lines through the failed attempt. And with that I would 'win'. I never won. I still haven't. And I can't help thinking I never will either.
There was a time i could sit and write, draw, sketch for hours. With no one around. Just me an
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Literature
Gold Star
What is a friend.
"Someone you care about that cares about you, calls..."
I don't remember very well what the poster said but that much is enough of a worthy definition. But back then, a friend was anyone who was there who didn't hurt me or make me feel small, even though I was. Sometimes even the ones that did hurt me intentionally I'd still call 'friend'. Simply because it beat being alone.
From the age of comprehension, I had always done what I was told. Read every book on the book shelf, changed every curtain with the season and aced every test that I took. It was easy. So I got a lot of gold stars on my work. It pleased me endlessly to know that I was exceptional.
Always correct. Always the one. I was praised for my ability to exceed all expectation by those who didn't know me. One success after the other I gained a support team that provoked a jealousy among my peers. I ignored its existence by powdering my talent down to mere luck.
The older people didn't understand what their w
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Glass Figure
Fragile as glass
Fragile as tears
Though so very strong
Strong as tigers
Strong as emotions
Though so very soft
Soft as mist
Soft as satin
Though so very precious
Precious as love
Precious as eternity
Though so very fragile
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Just Listen
Now, I may not be the most ideal person to talk to.
I may not be anyone's Prince Charming...
I'm not even an expert.
But by God, do I try.
I try to be as good a friend as I can
To the people who consider me their companion.
Before you go off on your capers and crusades,
Just take the time out to listen.
Because even the smallest of efforts
Can lead to the biggest of impacts.
Let me help you
The best way I know how.
I may not have given you money.
I haven't replied as often as you want me to.
But know this: I'm here for you.
Take the time out of your lives
To listen to my words.
Don't rush on ahead thinking it's the best thing to do.
Just listen.
Please just hear me out.
I can't promise you it will be what you want to hear
But just take a moment to assimilate the information I have to give you.
Life isn't fair
And we all know it.
Hope is what keeps us from losing sight of the future.
So what I'm saying is hold fast to hope
And give me a chance to soothe your emot
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Rabbit
When I feel like being happy
The world is an experience.
Each breath sends my head swimming,
Drifting into a touch, an impulse
That carries my feet to warm grass.
Curled toes. Exhale. I am Content.
But now, even in my dreams
I cannot escape reality.
I am alone in this world.
There is no one who I trust enough
To love and steal my pain away
And no one who can lower themselves
To the depths of my despair.
Trapped like a rabbit in
The grip of a two year old
Unaware of the pain they cause.
I will have to run away or
Bite the hand that feeds me,
Which will bring soured words and
Confinement to my hutch
From which I will never break free.
Stuck forever, unable to speak.
The life of  rabbit is rather bleak.
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Master of knots .
When you came around
I pinned my heart to my sleeve
but it hurt and could not beat at all.
So I tied it with a rope,
but nobody ever told me
you were good with knots.
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call it what you want.
sometimes i can't do anything except drink my entire weight in tea
and fill pages with one single word, over and over because
that the only word that can make any sense of how messed up my insides feel.
(fuck)
but sometimes i wish i lived on my own and i could close all the windows
and blinds and turn my music up so loud that the dust begins to waltz with me
and i could sing as the kettle boils and i drink tea until i can speak in steam
and my insides are warm like spring sunsets.
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The Quiet Pen
It is funny how
A broken heart stirs the pen
Mine is now silent
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Restoration
Take from me my legs,
and no longer can I walk.
Take from me my voice,
and no longer shall I talk.
Take from me my arms,
and forever take my might.
Take from me my eyes,
and forever take my sight.
Take from me my ears,
and never shall I hear.
Take from me my judgement,
and never shall I fear.
Take from me my tongue,
and take away my lies.
Take from me my heart,
and soon I shall......
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Embarrassed
It was nothing really,
Just a slip of the tongue.
They probably wont remember,
Why does it plague me?
When I heard it come out,
My head became hot.
I tried covering it up,
I can't tell if it's gone.
Even now when I think of it,
I want to tear off my flesh.
I want to break my bones,
And lay my soul to rest.
We are all imperfect,
So I shouldn't make a big deal out of it.
But it shows my weakness too well,
I hate English.
Worse yet, my mistake will live on,
If only in background noise.
You see, it can't be erased,
Nothing can on the internet.
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Heyyy. I dislike writing these but I'll do my best. Things I really like include walking, painting and writing. Of those three, I currently practise only one of them mainly due to my current job. At some point I would like to take up classes on the other two.

I love collecting magnets and postcards from around the world and reading manga. I really really really hope to travel by the end of this year, or latest next year, to pursue my dream of teaching English in an exotic place.

My favourite nail polish is anything pastel or neon-coloured, but my go to for now is pastel.
The smell of oil paint is really nostalgic to me. I've never personally used them though.
I like drawing though I haven't been seriously doing it for a few years. I'd blame my developing-carpal tunnel wrist but it's primarily due to a lack of inspiration. I guess that's why I still stick around here, looking for it.

Also, I like sour candy.
Interests
  • Listening to: Coasts
  • Reading: Ao Haru Ride
  • Watching: Haikyu!!
  • Eating: Nothing
  • Drinking: Water
Tutoring has come to an end for now. My student is doing her best at her new school here on the island and sends me messages to let me know how it's going. That, and for some help with Spanish homework :iconheheheplz:
I'm glad she's adjusting, though it leaves me to wonder what's next :iconsighingplz: .

I got really good grades last semester, just one more elective and I am finished with college. Hoping to do something TEFL next year. Or maybe a Bachelor's in Education.

I now have a 'vested' interest in pen-palling. I say vested, not that that I'm getting any money out of it, but I do get some tiny treasures in return :iconsparklyplz:.
Besides, I think anyone who can spend over $20 in stamps every pay cheque, has a problem :iconbahahaplz: 

I've 'met' a lot of interesting people online, some who are helping to foster my inner teacher. (Wish some of them would quit it with the excessive smileys though; did someone deceive them saying saying colons and closed right parentheses are now characteristics of English grammar?) Hopefully I can curb some of the bad habits in time :) 
I also started creating my own postcards to cut costs, using some old art supplies I found in my room. I ruined two but I still sent them. I'm gonna post some here eventually.

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analillithbar Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
2015YupiANanEmoteGIF00202 :iconfavethanksplz:Athlete-flowers.-2gif Thnx 
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Hekkoto Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thx for fav ^^
if you like it look on my gallery, I have many arts in this type :D
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larebabysaiyan Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Student General Artist
sup babe?Heart Love Love Tards 
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tokikomosoto Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014
Nm. Excited for next friday ^_^
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larebabysaiyan Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student General Artist
what's happening?
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tokikomosoto Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014
Starting Erdiston.
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tonysandoval Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
well,am so glad thank you!
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larebabysaiyan Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Student General Artist
how r u ?
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tokikomosoto Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014
good for now, despite being stifled with backed up hw lol. u?
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larebabysaiyan Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Student General Artist
hw boy.Good luck.You still doing language?

I'm ok
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