|My best bud.|
The IncidentHer hazel green eyes glazed over as she watched the television in the trance all too common of children her age. Little brown hands dove in and out of the popcorn bowl, shoveling its contents eagerly into her mouth. She giggled now and then, losing herself in the movie. She frowned, wiping at her nose as an unfamiliar smell wafted into her room. Aria reached for the remote and paused her movie. The man on the screen stood frozen with his gun pointed at his off-screen adversary.The Incident by CactussKate
"Fifi! What're you doing?" She waited impatiently for her grandmother's response. Aria hopped up from her position on the floor and she walked out into the hall. She could see her grandmother in the kitchen. The pale brown walls of the Glendale home were decorated top to bottom with family portraits, landscape vistas, and old memories.
"Just making lunch, Ari." Her grandmother's voice was sweet and caring, like that of just about any other grandmother. Aria frowned, wondering what kind of lunch was making this s
One With the RainThe soft drops of rain trickled down her cheeks. Her red hair gradually grew darker, more brown in the wetness of the storm. Freckles of brown mixed with freckles of water droplets as she held her head skyward, nostrils flaring in and out. The smell of rain was soothing, the almighty sign of life was reassuring after her days of death and darkness. And most of all, silence. She had always taken the gentle sounds of rain for granted. She had never listened. She had never listened to the soft patter of rainwater landing on the green pines. She had never once stopped to listen to the way the wind pushed the water against her ears. And now, when she so needed the comfort of a the simple sounds of rain, she could not. Her world was soundless, but now it was as if she heard more. She felt the soft wet drop find its way over the gentle slope of her nose, felt the way it seemed to gather energy before jumping away from the tip of her nose. It was like she could hear every drop hit the ground,One With the Rain by CactussKate
nervesnerves like molten rods,nerves by CactussKate
bending breaking under your weight
I've a proud facade
one they'll never know
dancing chest to chest
peppered candy on your breath
sleeping but awake
you trace circles on my hips
the nerves rot away
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Starting April with a Bang--And a CONTEST!April is almost upon us, and us Admin feel it's high time we try to kick this group back into high gear, so here's the scoop:Starting April with a Bang--And a CONTEST! by lacoterie
Will run from April 1st to May 1st.
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