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Agony like shattered memories coughing out my throat. Razors in my lungs, in my mouth; acid in my eyes to carve trails down my cheeks.
Agony like chains around my bones, tugging at my knees until they fail and the ground rushes to meet me. Steel around my mind, loops of thought capturing my will, making me as helpless as a bird without wings.
Agony, agony; the sky is shattering into multicolored fragments; filaments of some reality that is no longer mine. Isolation, desolation; time stutters in its even steps and gasps, clutching its heart and retching along the cosmic tunnels that used to carry me like flotsam. But now I'm lost, lost to space, lost to feeling until I am no longer bound to my broken body.
Agony, agony... when will it end?
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She plays, her fingers dancing along the white steps, the black voids which cry a fractured tune against the spirals of each fingerprint. Her soul flows into each refrain, each beat marked by the simplest kind of heartache.
To play, to speak, to play, oh what's the difference anymore! It's just as well that she'll only be declared mute when her fingers are shot with arthritis enough to discourage her, or she should lose the fingers altogether.
To speak, to play, to speak, to play... oh how she can play, but cannot speak. Can she speak? Perhaps, perhaps it's still buried in her throat; a voice like songbirds and snowfall and wind battering trees. Perhaps she could be, perhaps she could be something again, and not dance with her fingers but with her voice. She had the most beautiful voice, but she was mute all the same. She hasn't learned how to turn her words from folly into fruit, from listless sugar drooling from her gums to things of wings with hearts in their throats. But that she c
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C. M. Brown
Artist | Student | Varied
United States
Hello you :happybounce: I have a passion for learning new things, and love to experiment with art forms. Creative writing is my life, and I’m in the process of writing several novels. There’s nothing I enjoy more than exploring our creative inclinations and connecting with those who feel the same.


Good morning!

I went to the zoo last week and got some pictures :D The animals generally looked like they were planning prison escapes. It was a super fun time :3

In other news, there will be a flood of chibis soon when I un-lazify myself and get them up. And to celebrate the life of Club Penguin (my childhood) I'm going to be posting a few Club Penguin themed pieces in various media. Hope you're all doing well!

  • Listening to: Kill V. Maim by Grimes
  • Reading: I'll Give you the Sun
  • Playing: Subnautica
  • Eating: Blueberries

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StarKite1 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for liking my picture.:)
wb-skinner Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2017   Photographer
thanks C.M.! :hug: glad you like my shot.
Empireofpoppies Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2017  Student General Artist
It was super cool :D (Big Grin)  Have a great day!! :happybounce: Hug I am a dummy! 
simbalm Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2017  Student General Artist
I'm Famous Stamp by Khrinx thanks!
Empireofpoppies Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2017  Student General Artist
Haha no problem, I love that stamp!!
JenFruzz Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there! :wave:

I'm just leaving this comment to welcome you to the AnimalsPlantsNature group. Thanks for joining :aww: We hope you find the group helpful and enjoy the artwork that other nature photographers share with us.

Our submission guidelines are located directly on the front page. Be on the lookout for our group blogs which include features, contest announcements, and APN news from around DeviantArt and the internet!

Details about our current contest on the group's page!

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us by sending a note directly to the group.

Happy deviating! :butterfly:

Empireofpoppies Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Student General Artist
Thank you so much, the group has so many great pieces! Have a great day!! 
Zaiav Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the favorite! It means so much that you liked my work! It'd mean a ton if you'd stop by and check out more of my work or maybe even watch me? Have a beautiful day!
light cherry blossom light cherry blossom cherry blossom cherry blossom cherry blossom Bunny Emoji-68 (Bouncy) [V4] Bunny Emoji-68 (Bouncy) [V4] Bunny Emoji-68 (Bouncy) [V4] 
Empireofpoppies Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Student General Artist
You have wonderful work :D (Big Grin) I hope you have a good day too and wish you the best of luck!! Hug Llama Emoji-14 (Say Cheese) [V1] 
Jorgipie Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the llama! Llama Emoji-37 (Teehee) [V2]
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