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Tears You shouldn’t cry for the dead; they’ll be sad in the next world if you do.
Wynn remembered hearing that phrase from her grandmother. It hadn’t come to mind for years, truthfully - not since she’d first heard it at her uncle’s funeral as a small child. Those words had been meant for her cousin, but the little girl hadn’t been able to help overhearing them as she sat in the church pews, too young to fully comprehend the situation. She’d forgotten about them for so long, but now they came back to her with the force of a train, reverberating in her head.
It probably had something to do with the tears that were rolling down her face.
Sucking in a shuddering breath, Wynn buried her face against the blanket that she still clutched in her arms. His scent still clung to it, calming her slightly as she curled around it like a lifeline - Rhys. It was the only thing that she had le
Gay Marriage, Mother's Day and There Is Hope!So today the first gay marriages took place in my home country (England); yay! I think it's an absolutely fantastic achievement and I'm extremely proud of my country for granting this basic human right. I think it's probably the best thing David Cameron has done for this country. Of course, it's not going to end homophobia, but, to quote Macklemore it's a damn good place to start. I identify as bisexual, so it's really awesome to know that if the person I decide to spend the rest of my life with is a woman then we can get married. The only thing I didn't like about the news coverage was that they only featured male couples and the reporter said 'Today men have been marrying men'; there was hardly any mention whatsoever of lesbian couples and none of the marriages they showed were lesbians.
Tomorrow is Mother's Day and I'm not entirely sure how I feel about that. At least it's better than last year, where someone Up There must have had an awesome sense of humour, seeing as
what love is not.it was a s l o p p y first kiss where
my drunk lips fumbled against yours.
the dull thwack of my heart,
locked behind curved ribs
cleared my groggy brain,
clouded with lustful premonitions.
it was an e l e c t r i f y i n g first kiss where
you entwined your hands in my hair.
your mouth encompassed mine and
my breath became lost in the steady
of your chest.
it was a s h y first kiss where
i pulled away before you could explore.
your tongue grazed my teeth,
searching for a way past the ivory gates.
i dug my finger into the stubble along your jaw,
my nail lulling your carnal desires.
it was my first kiss with you.
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