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... can you guess the killer?
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DDs I've Suggested


I Suggest DDs by ClefairyKid
I am an avid Daily Deviation suggester. I try to make at least one suggestion every day.

Thus far, these pieces have been chosen. :deviation:

If you would like me to view a piece you believe is DD worthy: feel free to :note: me.

Random from Art For Me

Here's my way of saying...

Thank you! :dummy:

All art featured in this collection was created for me by other deviants either as a commission, prize, gift, etc.

Go admire all the absurdly amazingness within! :tantrum:

Wishlist

Coeur de Pirate by AquaSixio

Coeur de Pirate

by AquaSixio
I would love it if someone would buy me AquaSixio's Coeur de Pirate. Not only is it gorgeous & creative but it's my favorite fucking piece of theirs. :stare:
CHECK IT OUT, NOW! :happybounce:

If anyone is feeling generous or perhaps... feels like wasting some of their hard-earned :points: and/or money - feel free to buy me something I don't actually need. :tighthug:

New to Literature on DA?




New to Literature on DA?
OfOneSoul here. :wave:

I'm attempting to take a greater role in the DA Literature Community. To begin with, I'll be featuring a few links: how to suggest a lit. piece for a DD, how to contact a lit. Gallery Moderator, where to visit for great lit. news, etc.




Deviant Pages & Groups W/ Info On Lit.


:happybounce:

HELPFUL DEVIANTS



:iconirrevocablefate:, :iconladyofgaerdon:, :iconatrue:,
:iconladylincoln:, :iconmemnalar:, :icongrimface242:, :icontwilightpoetess:, :iconliliwrites:, & :icondreamsinstatic:, etc..
:note: me if you know of someone I should add.

HELPFUL GROUPS



:iconauthors-roundtable:, :iconthewrittenrevolution:, :iconcommunityrelations:, :iconwriteaway:, :icondaliteraturecontests:, :icondailylitdeviations:, :iconcrliterature:, :iconlove-literature:, :iconauthors-club:, :iconelocutionists:, :iconlitplease:, :icongetdailydeviations:, etc.

:note: me if you know of another group I should add.


Want to become a DA Community Volunteer?


:squee:
Anyone who is 18 years old and has a genuine interest can become a DA Volunteer.

So - if you wanna try for the little hat^, here's how:

APPLY HERE



FAQ #85: Can I be a volunteer on deviantART?

Visit Moonbeam13's journal for more helpful information.


If you have any suggestions on something I might add to this box, feel free to :note: me. :tighthug:

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Watchers

Giveaway Winners and Updates

Journal Entry: Mon Sep 1, 2014, 8:01 AM
You read the title right...

Lots of giving away and lots of updates!


:iconnooooplz::iconstinkeyeplz::iconnooooplz:


I've been hosting a lot of :points: giveaways, membership giveaways, mini-contests, etc. I'm going to announce all recent winners here so you can all congratulate their glorious and beautiful selves! :nuu:

So if you've entered into anything I've done recently... you might wanna pay attention to the next few paragraphs. Just sayin'. :shrug:





First up...

The random winners of my...

Membership: Win 1, get 1 free Giveaway!


:iconstaredanceplz::iconpimpplz::iconstaredanceplz:


Membership: Win 1, get 1 free!That's right... :iconwooooplz:
Premium Membership
:icongplz::iconiplz::iconvplz::iconeplz::iconaplz::iconwplz::iconaplz::iconyplz:
:iconlachoirplz: :iconlaplz: :iconlachoirplz:
In the spirit of my great and awesome return to DA... :dummy: - I would like to give away 10 PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPs. You biz-natches heard right.
10 PREMIUM MEMERBSHIPS!
:iconpimpplz:
Considering that this is the first time I will be doing this giveaway, I'll start with 1 MONTH PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPS. This giveaway is all in the spirit of community, forgivness :forgiveme:, & LOVE. :tighthug: There are just a few rules to follow... so please,
READ THE FOLLOWING RULES CLEARLY
AND DO EXACTLY AS I SAY.

... or evil goblins hungry for premium memberships will come in the night and eat them all up.
:icondeathglareplz: It's


I challenged all deviants to comment on the above journal with a fellow deviant they believed deserved a free membership and why. For that act of kindness, they'll be rewarded with not only their FRIEND receiving a membership, but they will as well! :la:

There were 50 lovely, glowing compliments of other deviants but only 4 commenters will earn themselves and their friend a 1 Month Membership, and only 1 pair will win 3 Months!


And the winners of the 1 Month PMs are...

- in the order that random.org generated them,

Commenter #27: 
Jaylin-Raven-100
, and their nomination, MagicBirdie.


Commenter #22:
KikiAndBri
, and their nomination, RosaDunsparce.

Commenter #34:
amour-raven
, and their nomination, A-Shadow-Rose.

Commenter #5:
DeniseCroy
, and their nomination, LN-au-carre.



And the winners of the 3 Month PMs are...

Commenter #48:
xSweetKawaii
, and their nomination, thequxxn.



Everyone, go congratulate our wonderful winners! :squee: And winners - you'll be receiving a :note: from me requesting whether you'd like :points:, the PM, or for me to donate them to someone else. :heart:

For future reference, I'll probably host this giveaway again. Maybe a monthly thing? :confused: What do you think?




And now for the winners of my Mini Forum Lit. Contest...

Siren's Call: A Flash Fiction Contest


:iconbigheartplz::iconmonkeyloveplz::iconbigheartplz:

Don't know what I'm talking about? Check it out here. <----- CLICK IT. :stare:


I challenged the writers of DA to create a piece of literature (whether prose or poetry) in 150 words or less centered around the theme, Siren's Call. There were many beautiful pieces (some of which I couldn't imagine how they fit into 150 words). :faint:

It was incredibly difficult to choose a winner and I INSIST that you all go peruse the comments and read all of the wonderful entries. First, a small feature of all the wonderful entrants who decided to indulge me:


:iconbluevelvetwings::iconathr10::icongoldfish-in-space::iconshehrozeameen::icon7demented::icontara-e-h::iconseethroughthemist::iconsilverinkblot::iconjust-a-dabbler:

Thank you all for entering! I love you all dearly. And although all of you did wonderfully, only one can win the 3 Month Pm or 636 :points:. :nuu:

And the winner is...

Goldfish-In-Space


with their piece,


"It's almost unconscious; she wakes to a song in her throat. Stretching in the sun, she wets her tail and hair. Something has happened on the bluffs. She can tell by the voices of her sisters and daughters, and by the debris being fed to the beach by the surf. They missed one. He clutches a barrel for life, even though the sand cradles both, so she pulls herself over.

He is handsome in a way she hardly understands. He stirs and she reaches out to touch his hair; it reminds her of her own, wet and matting in the heat. His skin is soft, and when he opens his eyes, she knows that by the time he is used up, he will give her another daughter. She opens her mouth and starts to sing for joy."


Gorgeous work, darling! You have told a tragically beautiful story in so few words and I applaud you for it. :clap: EVERYONE APPLAUD Goldfish-In-Space. :stare: Thank you again everyone who entered, and keep an eye out for this week's upcoming Micro-Fiction Forum Contest. :paranoid:

YES. This will be a weekly thing. :eyes: And Goldfish-In-Space, keep an eye out for your :note: about your prize.




Yeah, there's moar. :evillaugh:

Other recent giveaway winners...



I recently awarded my watchers with a Random Giveaway. Check the poll here. It was in celebration of my recent return to DA. :dummy: Now I'm thinking I'll do it again when I reach... 400 Watchers. What do you think? :nod:


The winner of the random drawing was...

Watcher #224, InklingsOfOblivion!!!!



She will receive either a 1 Month Premium Membership or 396 :points:!!!

:iconlaplz::iconlachoirplz::iconlaplz:

Keep an eye out for future polls. :squee:




Okay, just a couple moar thangs... :iconfacepalmplz:

At the end of my  "welcome back" journal...

A rather unusual homecoming.Honestly, that's what it feels like.
As some of you know... cause I sort of told you :paranoid:
- I have been without internet for the past year. :tears: I know, it's tragic... life is miserable, my world is ending...
BUT THE SHOW MUST GO ON! :shakefist:
Lately I have been occupying my time with work, writing, REplaying old video games, and watching...
:iconhplz: :iconoplz: :iconu-plz: :iconsplz: :iconeplz:
- if you hadn't already noticed. :iconteheplz:
I wish I could say that I am returning to DA full time, but sadly... it would be a lie. Much like the cake.
I don't know how long it will be until I have full access to the internet. For now, I must rely on my smartphone and occasional trips to McDonald's. Sorry, my loves. I miss every single one of you and your art... which is why I have created this poll. :eyes: For real though,


- I offered 400 :points: to a random deviant who "welcomed me back". :iconteheplz:

And the winner was...

:iconawholelotofflowers:awholelotofflowers:iconawholelotofflowers:



Now go congratulate her. :stare:




Now... this portion of the journal is strictly for -

UPDATES


:iconawkwardplz:


I plan on doing quite a few things around DA from now on. I thought I'd let you guys know what projects I'm planning and what they're all about. :horny: For starters:

:bulletred: Weekly Micro-Fiction Lit. Contests: At the beginning of every week I will host a micro-fiction contest in the literature forums. The prizes will vary weekly as will the theme and rules. Know, however, that it will always be micro-fiction. :eyes: Keep an eye out for this week's forum post!

:bulletred: Monthly Act of Kindness Giveaway: Much like the Win 1, Get 1 Free event I just hosted, I will host a monthly giveaway of Memberships, :points:, etc. for my fellow deviants. Why is it called Act of Kindness you may ask? Because just like in this past giveaway, you must suggest someone else to receive the prize and why you think they deserve it. Then, as good karma always goes, you earn a chance to win the prize for yourself and your friend! :nuu: Keep an eye out for this month's Act of Kindness Giveaway!

:bulletred: dANightsOfMystery Revival Party: YES. I will be reopening dANightsOfMystery. For those of you who don't know, dANightsOfMystery is a group I started where we utilize DA's chatrooms to host our own Nights of Mystery. They were always super fun, and within the next couple of weeks I will be hosting another. :squee: Keep your eyes open!

:bulletred: How To Be Original Article: Memorable Characters & How Are You Original Interview: I don't mean to brag, but I LOVED my first issue of How To Be Original, Original Plagiarists. I will be continuing these articles with interviews and a new piece called, Memorable Characters. Keep your eyes open!

:bulletred: Keep on deviantARTing Article: DD Reactions: After my publication of the first issue, Commissions, I will be posting a monthly Keep on deviantARTing article that centers around informing my fellow deviants about the various aspects of DA. The next subject matter? DD Reactions - how not to react to them. :stare:





Okay, that's it! I promise. :pray: I love you all, and as always...

Keep on deviantARTing!


  :horny:
:icondiscoplz:

:heart: OfOneSoul



journal skin by STelari
old paper texture by frameofthoughts

deviantARTing: Commissions

Journal Entry: Mon Aug 25, 2014, 1:36 PM
Welcome to OfOneSoul's first issue of...

Keep on deviantARTing!



... and for the Hell of it, Thorgeous and Sexki will be hosting this article's .gifs.
:iconstaredanceplz:



de·vi·ant·ART·ing [dee-vee-un'nt-ART-eeng]
verb
:bulletblack: performing an action involving or within the deviantART community.
:bulletblack: supporting fellow deviants.
:bulletblack: submitting or appreciating art on this glorious website
:bulletblack: reading delicious articles written by deviants with too much time on their hands. :shifty:





Issue #1




The object of my article, keep on deviantARTing, is to explain certain aspects of devianART that sometimes get muddled or some may not fully understand. I have become rather adept at commissioning others and felt that my knowledge in this may be of use to some people. So let's discuss the process of:


- COMMISSIONING AN ARTIST.


:iconlachoirplz:


... but I'm gonna do my best to explain it to ya. :stare:


The first thing to remember whether you're offering commissions or looking to commission an artist are COMMISSION JOURNALS or any area on a deviant's page where they explain what they offer, and how much it is. :dummy:

The three main ways artist's advertise their commissions are through:

:bulletred: Commission journals detailing and providing examples of their styles and prices.
:bulletred: Commission widgets where they offer :points: commissions for their work.
:bulletred: Commission deviations where they provide minimal info and examples.

The following artists whose commission journals, widgets, etc. that I'm going to use for examples are both trustworthy, reasonable, and talented.




The main thing to notice about CristianaLeone's Commission Journal is that it is concise and provides all necessary information that a buyer might need. The first things you should notice are:

:bulletred: The artist's status. Whether or not they are currently accepting commissions.
:bulletred: What the artist offers. As you can see, CristianaLeone details and provides examples of each of her styles and mediums.
:bulletred: The artist's rules and what they can and cannot do.
:bulletred: Last but not least, the artist's payment method and how to contact them.


Now you're probably thinking...


... yeah, I already knew most of that.:paranoid:

WELL THEN KEEP READING, CUZ THERE'S TONS MOAR!


:iconnooooplz::iconstinkeyeplz::iconnooooplz:




When it comes to Commission Widgets I will be using the lovely GrimFace242's widget for an example:


... as you can see, I've already requested one. :giggle:

When using Commission Widgets it's important to remember several things. 1. You can only use Commission Widgets on :points: commissions. 2. You must edit your page to include it so that others can see what you offer. 3. You will not receive :points: nor have :points: deducted until the artist has accepted the commission through their message centre. 4. Commission widgets are convenient but provide minimal information. The first things you should notice on the widget are:

:bulletred: What exactly the artist is offering.
:bulletred: How many :points: they charge.
:bulletred: If you've already requested the item. :eyes:


Here are a few great faqs regarding the Commissions Widget:







Okay, yeah... I've still got moar to say.


... Jesus, don't kill meh. :iconawkwardplz:

Commission Info Deviations



I will be using the lovely EFerroli's deviation as an example:

Commission info by EFerroli


I, personally, find Commission Deviations extremely useful for a number of reasons. The main one being... quick advertisement. For those who are subscribed and can use thumbs you can literally link this artist's commission info anywhere at any time on this site! :dummy: The first things you should notice about EFerroli's Commission Deviation are:

:bulletred: The different mediums, styles the artist offers.
:bulletred: The approximate price for each.
:bulletred: The things the artist will and will not do.

As I said before - I do prefer Commission Deviations, but the only downside is the minimal information provided. If you would like to know EVERYTHING about the artist you're commissioning, or if you're the artist and would like others to know when you are or are not accepting new commissions... journals are probably the way to go.




To close this article I would like to offer a special prize to anyone reading this. :iconteheplz:

100 :points:


... to be exact.



You may be wondering, how do I win this fabulous prize??? :iconlaplz:


Well, my lovelies, here's what you do:

:bulletred: Comment on this journal with either a link to your commission information... or:
:bulletred: Comment on this journal with a SHINING review of someone else's commissions. :horny:
:bulletred: Wait for the random drawing that will occur on September 5th, 2014.


FOR EXAMPLE:


... I have personally commissioend each of the following artists and reccomend them to anyone and everyone.:dummy:


:iconcristianaleone: CristianaLeone



The Abandonment by CristianaLeone Discovering Love by CristianaLeone
Dark Wizards by CristianaLeone The visitor by CristianaLeone

Above you can see the many pieces I have commissioned CristianaLeone to make. Not only is her work always of the greatest quality, but she creates it in a timely manner. She is also EXTREMELY easy to work with and completely trustworthy. I recommend CristianaLeone to any artist who wants to see their characters come to life, or themselves as a fantasy character. Here is a link to her Commissions Journal. :heart:




:iconwintersread: WintersRead


OfOneSoul ID by WintersRead by OfOneSoul

Although I recieved WintersRead Minimal ID as a gift, I was still greatly pleased with its quality and how easy it was to work with him. Here is a link to his Commissions Journal. :heart:




:iconclefairykid: ClefairyKid



Illustrate My Story Stamp by ClefairyKid GalleryIconSet - OfOneSoul by ClefairyKid Devious Nights of Mystery Stamp COM by ClefairyKid
dANightsofMystery Banner1 by ClefairyKid dANightsofMystery BannerCom2 by ClefairyKid Banner3 by ClefairyKid

ClefairyKid is such an absolute pleasure to work with. Not only are her prices EXTREMELY reasonable, but her pixel art and animation is always well worth the money. Here is a link to her Commissions Journal. :heart:




:iconvalasedai: ValaSedai



Time by ValaSedai

ValaSedai created my GORGEOUS icon. :heart: I've always loved it and she is always a pleasure to work with. You'll have to :note: her about commissions because I couldn't find a journal. :paranoid:




:iconstelari: STelari



Membership: Win 1, get 1 free!That's right... :iconwooooplz:
Premium Membership
:icongplz::iconiplz::iconvplz::iconeplz::iconaplz::iconwplz::iconaplz::iconyplz:
:iconlachoirplz: :iconlaplz: :iconlachoirplz:
In the spirit of my great and awesome return to DA... :dummy: - I would like to give away 10 PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPs. You biz-natches heard right.
10 PREMIUM MEMERBSHIPS!
:iconpimpplz:
Considering that this is the first time I will be doing this giveaway, I'll start with 1 MONTH PREMIUM MEMBERSHIPS. This giveaway is all in the spirit of community, forgivness :forgiveme:, & LOVE. :tighthug: There are just a few rules to follow... so please,
READ THE FOLLOWING RULES CLEARLY
AND DO EXACTLY AS I SAY.

... or evil goblins hungry for premium memberships will come in the night and eat them all up.
:icondeathglareplz: It's
 & The Funeral Service: The Winners!dANightsOfMystery presents...
The
:iconfplz::iconu-plz::iconnplz::iconeplz::iconrplz::iconaplz::iconlplz:
  :iconsplz::iconeplz::iconrplz:  :iconvplz:  :iconiplz::iconcplz::iconeplz:
... more than just a death in the family.

First and foremost; this Murder Mystery Party is being hosted by the group dANightsOfMystery.
:icondanightsofmystery:
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
It is my unfortunate duty to inform you that Fiona Claythorne, The Heiress, is now recently deceased. OfOneSoul and awholelotofflowers are your hostesses for this tragic turn of events. In an attempt to qualm your fears of a medium consorting with the late Fiona Claythorne, we assure you that Gerald Graves will not be attending this funeral.
So please, honor the Claythorne Family and pay your respects to a great woman, however scan


STelari created the gorgeous journal skins you see in these two journals... AND THIS ONE AS WELL!!! Her prices are always reasonable and she always creates quality work. Here is a link to her Commissions Journal. :heart:




:iconnamirenn: namirenn



commission - Swan Lake by namirenn

namirenn created this gorgeous ID for me many a year ago and I have always loved it. She is so charming and has very reasonable prices on her traditional pieces. Here is a link to her Commissions Journal. :heart:




:iconirenhorrors: IrenHorrors



Madame White by IrenHorrors

IrenHorrors has an AMAZING style that she offers at reasonable prices. I have only worked with her just recently, but she is extremely kind, charming, and easy to talk to. You'll have to :note: her because I could not find a commissions journal. :paranoid:




:iconeferroli: EFerroli



Commission= Cassiel and Barlowe by EFerroli

I cannot stress enough how amazing EFerroli is to commission! She's quick, she keeps you involved, and her commissions are reasonably priced. I mean, check out how gorgeous my OCs are in her style!!! Go check out her Commissions Journal. :heart:




That's all I have to offer of my knowledge on commissions. :phew: So, thanks for stopping by, and...



Keep on deviantARTing!!!


:iconstaredanceplz::icondiscoballplz::iconstaredanceplz:

:heart: OfOneSoul

journal skin by STelari
old paper texture by bashcorpo

deviantID

OfOneSoul
Kimberly Leffel
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
United States

It's my time to shine! :iconwooooplz:



Stamp: OfOneSoul by BloodshotInk


My name is Kimberly Leffel and I am an artistic hobbyist. I draw because I have some skill and enjoy learning new things. I am mostly a writer and am working on several novel projects, including: The Abandonment, Loose Lips, His Name is Atlas, Sundown Ranch, & Destiny's Wicked Games.

When it comes to writing I hope to make a career of it... all it takes is one day at a time. For a long time I forgot about DA, but now that I'm in a stable living environment, have an amazing fiance, and plenty of artistic time, I can get back on the bandwagon. :love:

I have officially been a member of this community for 4 Years. In January 2013 I was made a Senior Member by fourteenthstar; check out the Seniority Announcement here. For now, I continue my plan to help other artists of this wondrous website. But what is my next dA goal?

Community Volunteer, yo!? :iconpimpplz:



Can't wait to see what new works DA has to offer me today!

:heart: OfOneSoul :tighthug:

Feel free to add me on skype. :happybounce:

My username is "ofonesoul".

My beautiful devID is credit to WintersRead. He offers commissions for them, check it out!

:deviation:

My Volunteer Work On DA






Authors-Roundtable :iconauthors-roundtable: Authors-Roundtable

I am the founder of the DA lit. group - Authors-Roundtable! :hooray:

Join the knights of literature's figurative roundtable where the pen is mightier than the sword! Here you will get the chance to receive feedback, participate in lit. contests, & (hopefully) slay dragons. If you have any suggestions or are interested in the group feel free to :note: me or comments on my page.




dANightsOfMystery :icondanightsofmystery: dANightsOfMystery

I am the founder of the Murder Mystery Party group - dANightsOfMystery!

Whether you're solving or committing the murder, there's plenty of ways to get involved in our Devious Nights of Mystery. If you have any suggestions or are interested in the group feel free to :note: me or comments on my page.


:tighthug:

Deviants I Work With


... whether through commission or professional collaboration.




:iconawholelotofflowers: awholelotofflowers :iconawholelotofflowers:

This sexy lady and I are working on a novel together. :iconlachoirplz:

We don't have a title yet - but you better believe
it's going to blow your brains out your asses.
I really hope not. I don't wish your deaths...
so perhaps for your own safeties, don't ever read it.
Cuz it will do that.
:stare:

FloodgatesWe’re lined up as we enter Year Seven.
Rulers are pulled out, skirts inspected. Three inches above the knee, no more.
Our skirts are millimeters too short. We hope to pass. If we pass, we’re allowed into the house. Those who don’t are sent home so their mothers can mend what’s broken.
They scour for torn hems, loose stitches, and find none. But Marissa filled out over the summer, and the back of her skirt rises up her thigh nearly an inch above an appropriate level. We share a knowing glance as she flows out of our line, thrust back into the office where someone will call her mother to gather her. Our mothers taught us to lean back when the ruler passed, to let the hem dip down to the creases of our knees. No one would know. When we pass, we share a silent victory.
When they can’t hear us, we whisper about Marissa’s chest, how red splotches cover her nose and cheekbones. We think she won’t come back, girls like her never do, and seventh years a
NarcissusThe cardinal at the side window
went to war this morning.
I woke to the sound of his tapping
on the glass, a steady rhythm of
red beak against window
as he went in for the kill.
Every few moments,
between the jabs against his reflection,
he would chirp at himself,
a high metallic chip to ward off
the intruder in his territory.
I watched inside from under the ceiling fans
as he struck the window,
as if the red-breasted bird he saw
had uttered some unspoken travesty upon him.
My sister said he found himself handsome,
had fallen in love with himself years before
and kept coming to see his reflection one more time.
He came back each March to knock against the window,
and I knew even then his black eyes held no attraction
for the bird that looked back.
I put my finger against the glass,
tapping at him with stubby digits,
and thought that surely some damage would come
from knocking your head against a pane of glass.
Or perhaps what started as a war against his blurred twin
had twisted into h

Cattle GraveyardThere are bones scattered in the grasses,
gray and faded, hidden between scrubs
and pricker bushes.
The summer air is thick in my throat
as I dig for bone treasures, a jaw,
a femur; if I'm lucky, I'll find an intact spine,
vertebrae still hanging together like a silver bracelet.
The coyotes live in a cluster of trees across the field,
restless as they wait for the next death
from infection in the lungs, fever, old age.
The last one to die was Railey, and she's
over by the oasis, her hide stretched thin over opalescent bones
picked clean by the buzzards circling
like puppets on wires above my head.
Their shadows on the ground before me are hallucinogens,
dizzying me for the hunt as I stumble
toward thick-boned skulls to mount on my bedroom wall.
Once, I believed they came here to die,
knew to lay down with their late kin;
I know now the rancher and his boy drag the carcasses
far from the barn and main house
to keep the coyotes at bay.
My father tells me the cattle mourn their dead,
the
Soul FoodMy sister took me to some joint on South Street,
this fusion dive with food from the other side of the world.
The girl on the register, young, from the university,
knows her well from her nightly visits for spice fixes.
She's got the order up when we pull the front door,
the whiff of fiery food soon curing the inside of our noses.
We're given corn fritters in sweet chili oil,
curried chicken with rice.
The scorch of fenugreek & cumin crusted fish
or wok fried ginger with cucumber relish
begins to burn a hunger deep in my gut.
My sister tells me it's her soul food,
the fried corn & peppers spicing our tongues,
the hint of thyme and turmeric in our mouths for hours.
"It melts my bones," she tells me.
"Slickens me into liquid blends of spice, of blood."
She needs melting like I need her,
the desire for some filling between the ribs,
for gingered moments of contentment in the soul.
In the fog of post-gorge we stroll the west shore,
the fizz and froth of surf rising to greet us,
wandering t





Deviants I will commission forever & always and recommend to everyone:
:iconclefairykid:, :iconvalasedai:, :iconstelari:, :iconpainted-bees:, :iconnamirenn:, :iconkimir-ra:, :iconirenhorrors:,
:iconeferroli:, :iconamericandork:, :icondjinngin:, :iconfee-absinthe:, :iconay-u:, :iconkeelerleah:, & :iconcristianaleone:
Interests

My Best Buds!


My Best Buds!
:iconiloveyouplz:

My DA Loves



:iconawholelotofflowers: :iconamour-raven:
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You're very welcome, darling! :huggle:
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Hey! Thanks for the points! :dummy::hug:2 rvmp 
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Thank you so kindly, dear. :sun:
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You're very welcome, darling! :heart:
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Thank you so very much for doing your giveaway!! :glomp: :aww:
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You are very welcome, darling! Enjoy you PM! :iconmonkeyloveplz:
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:huggle: Thank you so much for the fave(s)! :huggle:
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