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Lady Day by TheLunaLily
Lady Day
Billie Holiday.

m.youtube.com/watch?v=ncCJ9DZV… Link to her song "The Way You Look Tonight."

" Someday, when I'm awfully low,
when the world is cold,
I will feel aglow
just thinking of you
and the way you look tonight."
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No ears to hear
Nor eyes to see,
No more fear
Or empathy. 

The world's gone quiet,
Blissful, dark and still;
Bones to ash, this is it:
Forget me like a moment's thrill.
You danced naked in the dark to Mystery
And found Jesus hitching on the highway.
You found another self across the Wild Sea,

(Nearly Discipline, if not for your attention span)

And Peace from Eastern Philosophy.
From a looking glass you were Born Again;
And found Fortune in the bottom of a cup of tea.

You wore Religion like Fashion when it was the trend,
Collecting Faith, never Wisdom, you see?

You bet your Future on a game of cards,
Threw it all away when it got too hard,
And where I won, you lost when you left me.
Found and Lost
"You wore Religion like Fashion when it was the trend."
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Botulism Betty 
Kissed collagen, baby;
She's silicone and silly putty.

Betty's pulled so tightly
There's no space for dignity,
They removed it surgically;

Now there's nothing left of her to see.

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TheLunaLily
Shanna
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
United States
Brooding Poet,
Starving Artist.
(Cliché, Cliché)
A Sphinx full of riddles
without any answers.
A Paradox and a Puzzle,
I vex myself daily.
I am Unique in every way.

Current Residence: United States
deviantWEAR sizing preference: small
Favourite genre of music: Pretty much everything. I'm a song bird, baby.
Favourite photographer: my dad. He took beautiful pictures. <3
Favourite style of art: Pre-Raphaelite and Romanticism
Operating System: Mac
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Personal Quote: "Know thyself."
"Loving in hindsight is loving too late."
Interests
I have not been here all winter. To those of you who still know who I am, I guess all I can say is that it's a hell of thing to be remembered, so thank you. To my friends who care about me, I care about you too, and even though I was gone I still thought about you and missed you. You are the reasons that I came back. I do not know how frequently I will be here, or when I will post anything new. I don't know how long it will take me to respond to your comments, though I have read them. 
 
 Let me just thank everyone for their kindness, for reading and writing back, because it is always appreciated. 
Also, I'm very thankful for the DLD I received while I was away for "Addicted to Heroines", that was a wonderful surprise.  

In conclusion:
Cindi, you are an angel. Sweet Dee, you are a doll. Rachel, I love you lady. Jess, you are lovely. LJ, you have the biggest heart. David, you have always been so supportive. Jen, you are wonderful. Frantz, a poet, photographer and a gentleman. CJ, you are a good friend who gave me a sunrise to watch even in the dark of night. Kayla you are an inspiring poet. JoJo, I love you, keep kicking ass, girl. (God knows I left out so many names and I'm incredibly sorry. It was shaping up to be a very very long list. But seriously, you know who you are and how I feel about you, don't you? Yeah, you do.) :heart:
I've missed you guys. 
  • Listening to: Iron and Wine
  • Reading: "S" by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst

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:iconlombregrise:
lombregrise Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Professional Writer
Thank you :rose:
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome!
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Scarlettletters Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Professional Writer
Thanks for faving my work!
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome!
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
WHAAA?!! I got 2nd place? 
*total shock*
Thank you very very much for this unexpected honor and happiness. :heart:
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Meggie272 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Happy birthday! I hope everything is going well and you're having adventures and seeing/hearing/feeling beautiful things. 
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you my dear Meggie. :heart:
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Venom-V13 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
Happy Birthday!
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks!
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Venom-V13 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
Sure thing!
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lombregrise Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Professional Writer
Happy birthday! :rose:
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you samurai!:rose:
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DominaMoon Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014   General Artist
Hello, Shanna, you beautiful poet, you!
its Ava,  my internet been cutting in and out and is going to cut out again starting march 1 when i move to dorchester.  
I just wanted to say hello while i've got the chance and thank you for inspiring me as a poet:)  but mostly for being a caring friend when i was going through some difficult times :huggle:
I truly hope all is well with you and your loved ones!
Much love,
~Ava
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
That is one of the sweetest thing anyone has ever said. Thank you Ava! You have been a good friend to me and an inspiration as well and I'm sorry if I don't say it as much and for not replying sooner, but I have not been on DA in months. Sharing work and being social is hard sometimes though not for lack of loving you and the rest of my dear friends that I have made here. 
I hope all is well in your part of the world. I am sending you many hugs! :heart:
:hug:
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TheDarkenedBride Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconpinklilyplz: thanx very much for your support :iconlovelyplz: 

we miss you :hug: I hope you're well
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
thank you for YOUR support! <3
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TheDarkenedBride Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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Tales-of-Tao Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Student General Artist
Sailing the seven seas Hello, lovely! Your delightful work has been featured here: fav.me/d6yzd3i. Have a wonderful Christmas!
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TheLunaLily Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
thank you!
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