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I tangled my fingers in the curls of the universe,
pulled. The earth fell out: round, warm, spinning.

Awkward and shy, she wondered how she got here; how
a rock that got wet and grew moss could be significant.

So I scooped her up in my fingers, breathed her scent:

(lilies and oceans and ozone and forests and fish and birds
and whales and rain and the empty elegance in wolf howls)

death and life. I found chaos
and knew beauty.
Just an idea that popped into my head while I was trying to imagine what poetry would think if it were a person.

Updated - changed some punctuation. Too many commas at first. :fear:
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Sammur-amat Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2012   General Artist
My goodness miss Lili! :love:
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:love:
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Sammur-amat Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012   General Artist
:tighthug: :heart:
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awaicu Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Why didn't I see this before? It's so elegant in style and flows so beautifully! You know, it almost speaks to me as an invocation of sorts, as if you're talking about of all the things in this world that inspire your writing! That's at least how I interpret it. . C:
But thank you for sharing this wonderful piece of literature, you certainly have a way with words! <3
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I guess I sort of was. Existence itself inspires a lot of what I write. :P Thanks for taking the time to read. :heart:
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awaicu Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes, existence is quite a stunning thing. . It's amazing how fragile and unlikely life is, and yet it exists anyway. You're welcome, I am always interested in people's literature! I have a soft spot for amazing writing <333
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Well then if you haven't been introduced, I highly recommend the writing of `YouInventedMe, *brassteeth, `queenhrosie, and =SilverInkblot...to get you started. :P
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awaicu Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, thank you so so much for showing me all of these amazing writers! Of course, I haven't gotten the chance to read all of their works yet, but wow, I just skimmed a few and they are so awesome! I will be watching all of them for more awesomesauce writing :la:
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LiliWrites Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
:D Happy to spread the great writing!
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Selunia Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very beautiful
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