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Lost SoulThe blade twisted by knaves to a weapon of death an pain;
This scar on my face representing those innocents I have slain;
I wish not to return...
I've already learned...
But here I find you, your smile full with loving care;
I think back to before this time, life, everything based on deception;
Your ears may not hear me,
But your mind surely will see me;
Leaned up against this wall built up of lies i now hide what my life was,
I see my reflection, the me that lived before, the me that caused,
the rain of blood,
of the me that I am not,
Now I glance up ahead, wishing to feel the happiness surrounding us;
My life is
SwordsmanThe great samurai was a masterful warrior,
Many fell beneath his blade.
Until the day one woman fell,
The sorrow he felt, he himself had made.
A decade passed and peace was nowhere found,
His thoughts corrupted by his deadly sin.
Till a young girl in the dojo of a far-off town,
Slowly helped him to heal, as if his kin.
Ancient enemies once again appeared,
And chaos came to rule the land.
He had to do the one thing he feared,
Kill and protect with a sword in his hand.
He left his loved ones with a single goal,
Never to kill another human soul.
glass in the tidegradac, croatia; summer.
it is a town climbed up from the sea:
a salt hymn, an exhalation, a brightly calcified
spray. the houses here are overgrown
as wildflowers, paths like tiny winding veins
sprung alive between them. from my balcony i watch
the sun crest slowly into afternoon,
and mothers lead their children
down stone slopes, arterial pull
to the water. by the shore,
vendors sell bottles of olive oil, salt,
sage, gathering up anything with the taste
of what mystery inhabits the air—brimming over
the glass lips, a curving kind of joy,
the whole earth, a bowl of it.
at night, my uncle drinks beer
and i drink wine. he watches
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`anmari has been spreading her infectious positivity throughout our community for over 6 years. Throughout this time Ana has been at the core of all things devious, passionately developing an eclectic gallery, helping organise devmeets, participating in chat events and also recently completed dedicating her time as a Community Volunteer. We are absolutely delighted to bestow the Deviousness Award for May 2013 to `anmari, congratulations! Read More