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"Why'd you name your dog Olive?" Ares asked rather randomly while watching Xan and Athena cook.
Xan shrugged, "When I found her, she was in a box with a bunch of olive jars. It seemed to suit her." Then he turned, a wicked grin stretching across his face. "Why did you name your dog Sugar?"
Athena snickered a little, much to Ares's annoyance. "Yes, dear brother, why did you name her Sugar? One would think you'd name her something dealing with blood and or death."
"As much as I love Thanatos," Ares hissed, "it didn't seem to fit. She's a sweet dog."
"When she's not ripping folks's throats out," Xan added.
"At least I didn't name my owls 'Slit-Your-Throat' or 'Rip-Your-Eyes' like SOMEONE I know."
Athena glowered at him, smacking the wooden spoon against the pot a little harder than necessary to shake the sauce off. "Excuse me, at least they act accordingly with their names."
"Athena dear, I will never understand your logic."
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A lot of my mythology photos have been well recieved. Which god/goddess should I do next? 

3 deviants said Zeus (Greek God of the Sky)
1 deviant said Neith (Egyptian Creator Goddess)
1 deviant said Kamui Fuchi (Ainu Goddess of the Hearth)
1 deviant said Durga (Hindu Goddess of Battle)
1 deviant said Other (Please Specify)
No deviants said Koliada (Slavic God of Spring)
No deviants said Sif (Norse Goddess of the Earth/Wife of Thor)
No deviants said Demeter (Greek Goddess of the Earth)


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I am an aspiring writer and photographer, selling illegal poetry on the streets to fund my photo addiction. I am also a Pantheist, a history nerd, and I have a lot of cats~

-I deliberately ignore pop culture on a regular basis, so don't ask me about any recent songs or movies. I have not seen or heard them, and I do not care.

-I will sometimes go several months without any postings. I am not dead, this is normal for me.

-I have the attention span of a gnat on meth. If I stop messaging you, it doesn't mean I don't want to talk to you. More likely than not, your message is still sitting in my inbox, waiting for me to reply.

-I will talk openly about my religion, so feel free to ask away! However, I hold no real political standing, this is the topic you want to avoid when talking to me. Any political conversations I engage in end very badly

-Name a period in Europe's history, and I could probably rattle off a few facts about them off the top of my head.

-I'm a dork, a geek, a nerd, whatever. And I'm proud.

-I cannot draw ANYTHING to save my life. Any request made to me must be able to be done in the form of photos or literature.

-Speaking of which, that picture I'm using for my profile? My sister drew that: her name is BrookRiver (Disclaimer: We are not related by blood as much as we are spiritual twins who got half of each others brains).

-I also have a younger brother, but he never uses his deviantArt.

-Call me Ruse. It's my nickname. :)

Commissions are open! As of 2/16/16, there are 3 slots open.…


Free verse poetry
Poetry lacking rhyme scheme, on any topic of your choice.
Traditional poetry
Fixed forms including sonnets, epics, and general rhyme schemes on the topic of your choice.
Short story
2,000-5,000 words. On any original topic (must specify setting and characters), or a fanfiction on any of the following categories: Black Rock Shooter, Rozen Maiden, Vampire Knight, Hunter x Hunter, Fallout: New Vegas, Oban Star Racers, ATLA & LOK, and any ancient Mythology.
Traditional eastern poetry (the 5, 7, 5 rule) on any topic of your choice.


Necromantic Flash
"All my life I've been a good little girl
All my life I hid myself from the world
Desperate for love, silently seeking attention
And other things I'd rather not mention..."

"Don't look at me I don't wanna be seen
Somethings don't matter with me
Don't look at me I don't wanna be seen
Somethings don't matter with me..."

-Trisha Paytas
I can't breathe
"And we know it's never simple, never easy
Never a clean break, no one here to save me
You're the only thing I know, like the back of my hand

And I can't
Without you but I have to
Without you but I have to

I'm sorry
I'm sorry
I'm sorry
I'm sorry
I'm sorry
I'm sorry
I'm sorry...
-Taylor Swift, Breathe
Hearts of Stone, Pride without Shame
"One more, cry in the night
One more

One more, war left to fight
One more

One life, cut down by fire, one child's angry desire

Wings of fire, drums of thunder."
-Journey, One More
"Titan, oh Titan

Here it’s gloom
Methane, greenish snowflakes
Cage of doom
Are still ablazing and waiting
My absolution

Dawn is gone
I will rise here… As a moon of Titan."
-Mandragora Scream

Why is there a crack in my chin? Dunno.
The Fairy of Dens Leon
"Cruising miles offshore
Life seems breakable
A never ending kiss I need to find

'Cause I'm a fragile soul,
To keep me safe I need you by my side

Bring me all your love
'Cause you can save my world
Your light is what it feeds the Sun,
And warms the dawn

You're always on my mind."

-Ivan Torrent, Dandelion

Stock photo: Dropped-winged dragonfly by CathleenTarawhiti

When I say “weaboo”, the first image that pops into your head might be a fourteen-year-old American girl who wears shirts from Hot Topic and snappy wristbands and wears her hair in pigtails and goes “Kawaii~” and “Baka!” as a response to any question.

I too was fourteen at a time


I’m 20 years old now, in my second year of collage and perusing teaching, and still look back at my fourteen-year-old self, in all her Gothic, Scenic Weaboo depression, and I can’t help but feel a flavor of nostalgia. That part of me was so influential in my life it may be partially responsible for where I am today.

First, I’ll acknowledge the P R O B L E M A T I C aspects of the infamous weaboo. It’s generally not good to take an entire culture of people and thoughts and feelings and boil it down to unintelligible sounds and colors. The concept that Japan’s soul export is anime is especially p-word. I imagine if someone said America’s sole traits were obesity and traumatizing elections. It’s true we have lots of those here, but we also have academia and Hollywood and the principle of individualism.


I’m reminded of when my former club vice-president told me she didn’t want to expand the club into cultural activities and instead continue watching anime at lunch. She didn’t care about Japan as much as she did anime, and that’s pretty problem-causing. She later moved to Texas and I moved ahead with my own plans, but that concept hasn’t gone away. I think that’s the biggest complaint about weaboos that I remember.


Now let me destroy my reputation by defending them.


Most weaboos are young. Like I said, I was 14 years old when I encountered a Japanese club at my school, but this phase began when I was 12. I was just starting Middle School and later High School and these are big transitions in the life of a child. Anime, at least in the west, is a perfect mix of real enough to identify with but psychedelic enough to use to escape, and it was very much both of those. I got into my first anime, Rozen Maiden, because I identified with the main villain and her feelings of bitter worthlessness. I got into Black Rock Shooter because of the concept of a friendship that would never end, though plagued with violence and pain it may be. I got into anime because it was like someone had painted my life in a way that made the pain beautiful, instead of just unbearable.


Yes, I was pretty uninformed and even borderline racist at times. But the good thing about weaboo culture I saw was at least a small portion of it took their love of anime and used it to learn about a people that would be strange and foreign to them otherwise. We studied their history, we read their poems, we played their games, all the while looking at how they live their life this way. How they make it day to day. How it’s so different from us but so similar.


What I’m saying is, you can’t avoid the weaboo stage. It’s going to happen at some point, especially if you’re young. But you only fail if you let yourself stop there; use your obsession with anime to propel you towards something you might like. In studying Japanese culture, I discovered my love of Anthropology. Use it to grow.


And to those of you who knew me when I was 14…hi. Glad you’re still around.

  • Listening to: the fucking discord notification


One of my favorite things about this picture is the simplicity of it. Not a lot of bright colors to get in the way and nothing really f...



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sampenarts Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2018  Student General Artist
∠( ᐛ 」∠)_ i found you
WrittenRuse Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2018
sampenarts Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2018  Student General Artist
SiwySzczur Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2018
Nice gallery:)
WrittenRuse Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018
Thank you very much!
SiwySzczur Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2018
No problem, I like good art:) I invite you to my gallery:)If you like my work, watch me :)
TrailblazingArtist Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
WrittenRuse Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2017

A friend and I were talking and it looks like Rock lost her legs. Those look likd prosthetics.
TrailblazingArtist Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I was reacting like :iconmen-dont-scream: was on Twitter (my post on the chat was reflective of what I was thinking at the moment).

Little bit, but that could also be said for Dead Master (who has claws) and Strength (Big Arms). Frankly, it looks like it's partly prosthetics and partly high-heels.
TrailblazingArtist Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Quite late (on my end) with this, but Happy Birthday.
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