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The Tower :iconvolensvivarium:VolensVivarium 1 0
Fairies Flock to the Light :iconvolensvivarium:VolensVivarium 1 4
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One Point Mello WHUT :iconvolensvivarium:VolensVivarium 3 7
The melting clocks inspired me as a child.
To do what?
I don’t know.
I didn’t even know your name at the time.
But that didn’t remain a mystery.
You were a madman—
born from an egg
dancing on a cliff
adjusting your intricately-waxed mustache
as if trying to help your face detect a better radio frequency.
I could never figure you out.
Your eccentricities, so enviable.
I rely on your sixteen-foot shirt for inspiration now.
But for what?
I still don’t know.
A magnificent menswear kite, floating through air
like a wisp of an old memory.
A dream, perhaps?
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The Rebellion
I never knew my appendix.
He upbringing, Victorianesque—
“seen and not heard,” they would say.
And yet, he cheerfully completed the work proscribed to the
upper-middle class,
college-educated vestigial organ.
A remarkable asset to Homosapien, Inc.,
even though no one quite knew what he did.
He rebelled one day.
For reasons none could ever understand,
he kicked down his cubicle walls
and flipped off his boss as he stormed out of the office,
never to return.
A doctor friend of mine managed to apprehend him.
The scuffle between the two was amazing,
or so he said.
The appendix, so angry he could burst,
flung himself at the doctor in a fit of rage.
The doctor whipped out a knife—
self defense, he insisted,
and lunged, lacerating the appendix several times over.
The appendix fainted,
and the doctor brought him back to his house.
And yet this doctor friend never had the common decency
to introduce us,
no matter how many times I asked.
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Beneath the Tents
No one ever told us not to crawl underneath the tents.  No one needed to; their shadowed underbellies were cobwebbed, mildewed, disgusting.  Animals lived there.  No matter how much we wanted to become a part of nature, we were still too civilized to sleep with anything less than the thick, wooden tent floor protecting us from the beasts that roamed beneath our top-of-the-line hiking boots and deluxe goose-down sleeping bags.  Maybe that's why my fellow counselors were shocked to see my feet sticking out from underneath the tent, thinking I was the corpse of some disobedient camper who was recently ravaged by the man-eating pythons who lurk down there.  And maybe that's why they were even more surprised to hear that all that hides in the darkness underneath the tents is smooth, light grey sand.
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Everyone is a Poet
Life is like a parrot.
Friendship is a golden cloud.
An abstract idea, transformed
into a vaguely-related object.
The kind of poem so pretentious,
anyone can write it.
Just grab your favorite emotion--
preteen angst
and simmer on high heat,
stirring occasionally,
until you can philosophize it into
your favorite concrete noun,
yet with a thinly-veiled hint of symbolism
that isn't really there.
So, throw on your jaunty beret
and snap your fingers to the beat
of the bongos
in a smoky, badly-lit coffee shop.
Now, everyone is a poet.
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Water resistance is HUGE!!
United States
I am busy as fuck. Sometimes, I crochet.

Current Residence: college
Favourite style of art: Super-pretentious shit
Personal Quote: NOT TOLERATED
So, I've been dorking around on Kingdom of Loathing lately. I've started several characters there all throughout college, but I usually just stop caring around level 9 or so.

But tonight, I finished the Naughty Sorceress Quest (i.e. the final boss) for the first time and I'm WAAAAAAAY more happy about it than I should be.

In other news, I'm getting better at merging onto the freeway without hyperventilating. This means I'll actually be able to visit people over the summer, because all my college friends live on the other side of the state (or several states away) and all the cool kids left my hometown ages ago (or so it seems).
  • Listening to: Portishead - All Mine
  • Reading: Aristophanes - Plutus
  • Watching: RuPaul's Drag Race


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55446677 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like ur work and yeah i'm also a fellow crocheter but...well my skill isn't as good as yours^.^"
ZeBollocks Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the favorite Lady!
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Your Resources have been included in our weekly Friday FumZ FrenZy event article for the Resources & Stock image gallery [link]
Thank you for sharing with the community.:rose: :heart:
VolensVivarium Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009
Aww...thank you!
TrapsEye Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2008
ho bag.
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VolensVivarium Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2008
Hey, what's up?
CosmicTears Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008
hey, not much (it takes me awhile to reply, normally, in case you hadn't noticed). just graduated with my bachelors and have already started my master's program... whats up with yousa?
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