TeeterWhen I wake,I am among the stars, poised on the brink between dreams and reality.It’s so easy to see through the broken bonds between waking life... and the power of Imagination, that same other world so close... too close.Separate realitiesin a sea of dreams.
The BanjaxIn the depths of the swamp in a tumbledown shackbuilt of old twisty driftwood all pitted with cracks,lives a miserable creature whose heart is jet-black;the spindly, withered, and ancient Banjax.His tall, scrawny body is clammy and cold,with pasty grey skin and patches of mould;lank greasy hair and ugly white scars,and inky tattoos of strange spirals and stars.He keeps his face covered when not in his home,with a long, pointed mask made of pieces of bone,and the reason he does this is simple, you know,for his face is a grotesque he dare never show.When the sun has sunk low and the water recedes,and the moon casts its light on
Open SeaIwas afawn caught inheadlights;youwere a boulder on theshoreline - a ghost in my dreams that's still breathing W G I a &
The Ballad of MulanThe sound of weaving, woman's chore--Mulan weaves on before the door.But now the shuttle's noise is drownedBy Daughter Mulan's sighing sound."Who, my girl, is in your thought?What memory has your mind caught?""No one is in Mulan's thought,No memory has Mulan caught.The night before, I saw the postThe Khan sent out to build his host.In scrolls of twelve did they proclaimThe characters of Father's name.But Father has no eldest son,And Brother's not the eldest one.So I shall buy a saddled horseTo take his place among the force."Now to the East for valiant steed!Now to the West for saddle's need!Now to the South to take the
An Interview with MirachRavaiaToday we're talking to another prominent member within the fanfiction community, =MirachRavaia. She's been an active suggester for Daily Deviations and a positive roll model within the fan fiction community, an even more impressive achievement when you realize English is her second language! What are your favorite fandoms to write for?Tolkien's work. That means The Lord of the Rings, Hobbit, but also Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales, and pretty much every book I could get from him.What is it about these fandoms that inspires you?It is wonderful to explore the characters in depth, fill in the blanks, identify yourself with the character. It leads you deeper into the story to its very bones, to the bottom of an unexplored ocean, and lets you emerge again. You can do what the author couldn't, because he had to create the entire story and bring all the threads together. He created the structure, that you can