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apollo's misstep.
    look at your clock. it's tomorrow. all the seconds and minutes of yesterday are gone, disintegrated with the window dust. 12:00 a.m.; re birth. 
    i've always had this theory that in between 11:59 p.m. and 12:00 a.m., there's this vast ticking of nothingness that hovers between the minutes. just for a second, you are nowhere. the day is both finished and regenerating, and that's sort of magical. i always think that apollo falters, just for a second, as he puts the moon away, tucked neatly in his teeth.

born in a typewriter.

    i can never think of how to start anything. the point, of course, is to grab the reader's attention before they become bored with your work and leave, and i don't know if i can do that. i am afraid i cannot ever begin to tell you all of my story. 
    if i were to be chronological, i would start with telling you when i began to write. but, 1: i am never in order, and 2: being a writer and writing are two different things. we learn to write as we learn to read. but being a writer sometimes has nothing to do with putting anything down on paper. in fact, i bet there are thousands of writers in the world who have never known it, but they're still writers. being a writer is feeling; feeling is burning. good luck. 
    i am coming to believe i was born of a typewriter and a femoral artery; i am pumping and pumping and running, every day and every night; there are tiny black letters in my thigh-- "it's okay".. (it is okay). 

the boy who touches like a poet.
    some people touch like they live. and i know a boy who kisses me not like he owns the world, but like he is curious about it. i cannot write about him; i don't have the words. 
    the time his palm ran over my stomach, his skin cold, i might have almost fallen in love. 
neshamah: soul.
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akrasiel Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014   General Artist
Congrats on the DLR. Well deserved. :nod:
solis-ortus Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Student Writer
thank you :)
DailyLitRecognition Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
Your wonderful literary work has been chosen to be featured by DLR (Daily Literature Recognition) in a news article that can be found here. Be sure to check out the other artists featured and show your support by :+fav:ing the News Article.

Keep writing and keep creating.
solis-ortus Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Student Writer
thank you so much! :heart:
CorporalCornbread Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooh, dang girl, looks like I've fallen in love with another of your works (it seems I always do xD )
solis-ortus Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Student Writer
thank you :love: 
tirasunil Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Lodchen Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just browsed through the "Undiscovered" section and to be true, I've never (ever) read anything else here on dA, but only the first sentences "look at your clock. it's tomorrow." made me so curious that I clicked on an Literature-Deviation for the first time since I am here.
Honestly, I think your work is great. I love the clock theme and the thoughts you put in this part.
Of course the rest is really nice as well ;)
I definitely will have a look into your Gallery tomorrow, though dA is lagging badly right now >.>
solis-ortus Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Student Writer
wow thank you so much :heart: 
Lea-Inkd Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Student General Artist
this is beautiful <3 Honestly, I've never read anything else on Deviant Art. But you definitely sparked my curiosity.
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