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Cassandra is raving again,
Daydreaming nightmares,
She will not take her medicine.

She's back in black
With a razorblade
Shredding the zodiac.

They shake their heads and say,
"Poor girl has not been the same
Since the day her Sun stormed away."

With frustrated hopes to stop her weeping
They fill her up with poppies
That make her madness ripe for reaping.

She tells them they are tempting Fate,
"This is how it always ends."
They did not truly listen, now it is too late.
She is Judas
in a painted on,
little-black-dress,
playing Delilah
for your deepest secrets.
She sold her soul
long ago
to the highest bidder;
for, she has expensive taste
and you taste silver-sweet to her.
Till the pain of loneliness is gone 
Lie with me, say that it's not wrong.
You fever for more than my skin alone,
So I'll sing you one of my nonsense songs.

Gently I sweep your hair from your eyes;
It falls like dark waves and shadows your brow.
For you I'd be strong, but tonight we've shed lies,
Shed pretensions, dropped our masks after our bow.

I swear by this moment to keep my arms 'round you tight,
If you swear by something sacred to do the same.
You don't have to fear, I won't leave you in the night. 
(I wonder, when you're old, will you remember my name?)

No one really hears my aching soul the way you do.
Why must the dawn break and the night have to fall?
There are no words as to why it breaks my heart in two;
With my empathetic lenses, keen and dark, so does it all.
If you will only say to me, with all honesty, "Please stay,"
We'll see hope need not shatter with the morning sun.
Help me take this life day by day --
For lives nearly gone need something dearly to be won.

I'll stay with you past the break of dawn,
And come back to you anon,
Each night, forever, ever on,
And ever, ever on.

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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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Amarum Featured By Owner May 20, 2015   General Artist
:( :( :( How can I find you and talk to you again?
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angelichope Featured By Owner May 3, 2015
Hi, a late Happy Birthday to you!! :iconkimberely::iconkokorox::iconsparklingpinkloveplz: I am sorry I didn't say it on the actual day, but I hope you had a good time. I also hope you are having a good day today!!!:hug:
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DanielAPierce Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Happy B.Day Yo!
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Bark Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Professional Writer
Time to come back! :hug:
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DanielAPierce Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yo Yo Yo Yo. Hows the poetry? Yo Yo -
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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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