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see my hair dance wild as wind-strings jerk it about//hear the ocean-wind heave itself against us all- crashing into our eyes and mouth//feel the winter-wind brush our skins in summer//then inhale the heaviness of air and sink through the dirt- because darling, you don’t deserve god’s beautiful violence.

(it drags the tree by its leaves saying kiss your trunk, kiss it and it does; releasing with a snap. the other trees flitter-flutter violently, crying within the cacophony of rain on concrete. white stars fall where light exists, and only sound where it disappears. the sky -the colour of sunburnt skin- watches it all with hunger. and then a moment we are swallowed. gumtrees, rain, earth; we are all night sky now. but our eyes open and the rain is no more, dew on grass. and the wind is no more, only breath.)
i let the storm soak through until it ran down in rivers down my skin. never leave, i ached, the world is ours in moments like this. then the wind made promises it wouldn't keep in my ears.
and the storm was no more, only me.
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Kaeldra-1 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009
:heart:
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kittifer Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2009
Your poetry is like your photographs - stunning.
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therealluke90 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2009
Hey there u are like my hero ur pics are like magic and the wrds u put up are jus as beautiful LOL email me luckyace7129@aol.com
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mylovebattlefield09 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2009
The imagery in this is superb. Everything is spoken in angry, hushed words that can rise to a scream, then fall down to no more of a breath.
I favorite this for the sound.
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AVolatileCalm Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009
because darling, you don’t deserve god’s beautiful violence. wow...
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dancingtrees Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009
wow, that was exhillarating to read!
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OHrealite Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2009
how do you do it?
your gifted, you know that?
I've never met anyone- still haven't- that is about as talented as you.

your gonna go places, darling.
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wiccalaura Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing... it can picture the exact feeling of a storm, and it's so poetic...
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PaintingWithWords Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009
You're too talented dude! everything you do is beyond beautiful. Your photography is breathtaking and your prose and poems are just... insanely gorgeous. stay amazing :]
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darnfancylettuce Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009
Ha I never read anything posted on Deviantart. Your stuff is the only stuff I read. One time a piece showed up in my messages and I read the first line and was hooked. Now I get excited whenever I see a photo or a piece of writing posted by you.

I mean damn, your writing gives me chills. I envy you in so many ways.
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