The Thing About ClichesI.The Thing About Cliches by summernightangel
If this were a cliché,
A poem, or both
It would be about sparkling midnight skies and heartbeats and flowers and sex.
There would be oceanic eyes and rain that tastes like tears. Well throw in anxiety-riddled murmurs and metaphorical bullets and allusions to sharp objects for pity.
This is not a cliché anymore.
So instead I wrote about the flavor of emerald and the fragrance of April hope. I painted pictures of a perfect pencil, poised over a blank page.
If this were a romance,
A message in a bottle, or both
It would still be cliché, to capture electric fingers and longings locked away with skeleton keys, and drugs.
Wed find footprints in the sand and read angels into them. Wed collect rejected roses, tarnished rings, and hopeful held breaths where the tides washed them up, tie them up with ribbon, and cork it all away for someone else to worry about.
This is not a romance either.
So instead I baked coffee cake while it rained, and picked the wee
MangaWorkshop - Class is in Session!So you want to learn about manga? Here's a new way how!MangaWorkshop - Class is in Session! by OneFreeInternet
Hey everyone, great to see you all here! This is OneFreeInternet, GD for anime/manga and I'm very pleased to announce that MangaWorkshop is up and ready to roll! And I need your help in making it soar!
MangaWorkshop is supposed to be a community group where everyone helps everyone else, it's a totally voluntary project where people can teach, learn and share resources for all people interested in becoming mangakas or learning all about the craft. We need teachers, we need students and we need tutorial hounds to get this thing rolling, and I'm really looking forward to everyone's input in this
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Thank you and see you soon!