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Story-of-a-Mind

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My mother tongue is German, but the language of my soul is English. It took me some time to realize this, mind you, but by now I write in English more often than in German. My theory is that writing in a foreign language lets you skip emotional barriers that stop you from writing freely.

Poetry is the art form that contains most of my true self, as it often serves as an emotional outlet or a tool to sort through my thoughts. I received a DD and a DLD on "Old Hands" and a DLD on my poem “Earth”. (I am obviously very proud of those. ;P)

On the other hand I love the advantages of longer prose, as it allows me to unfold complex ideas and concepts into multiple directions. Currently I am working on finishing my fanfiction “The Archive” and writing my first novel “Hunting Deer”.

I love all kinds of feedback on my work! :heart:


I also have a degree in design of information and have been working as information designer for more than three years now, so you might as well call me a professional in design and interfaces. So in case I faved your picture, know that a designer did. ;)


If you would like to thank me for a :star: please be so kind and add the link to your deviation. If I have the time I often like to have a second look to tell you why I faved them. :)
    Here we have the very first (as far as we know) Fractal-Poem or Poem-Fractal! A creative collaboration between poca2hontas and Story-of-a-Mind.
    We hope you enjoy it as we certainly had fun making it ;) :love:


   

Awakening


    Awakening - Reaching- a fractal poem collaboration by poca2hontas

   


    I tear apart the blankets
    while leaping out of bed,
    god, there's a new vision to hunt down.


    You still sleep peacefully.
    But lingering in dreams is not good enough,
    we need to make them real!


    They shall not be flushed down the drain
    along with my hopes and my happiness.
    I'll go after them, spiral downward, if I need to.


    I need to wake up to my dreams, not my nightmares.



    Awakening -  Spiral - a fractal poem collaboration by poca2hontas


    I have seen the golden door,
    no boundaries will keep me.


    I don't need no lamp,
    thy word lights my path.


    I don't need an exile,
    I found paradise.



    Awakening - Golden Door - a fractal poem collabora by poca2hontas



    Images by poca2hontas :iconpoca2hontas:
    (colour palette for last 2 images courtesy of Contemplexitus fav.me/d7rkyl3 )
    Poetry by Story-of-a-Mind :iconstory-of-a-mind:



   Link to the poem: AwakeningI tear apart the blankets
while leaping out of bed,
god, there's a new vision to hunt down.
You still sleep peacefully.
But lingering in dreams is not good enough,
we need to make them real!
They shall not be flushed down the drain
along with my hopes and my happiness.
I'll go after them, spiral downward, if I need to.
I need to wake up to my dreams, not my nightmares.
I have seen the golden door,
no boundaries will keep me.
I don't need no lamp,
thy word lights my path.
I don't need an exile,
I found paradise.


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madlynx Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014   Photographer
Thanks and Roxy by madlynx  Beautiful DAy by KmyGraphic
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Story-of-a-Mind Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
You are welcome :)
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ithaswhatitisnt Featured By Owner Edited Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so, so much for the faves! :tighthug: :heart:
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Story-of-a-Mind Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
You are welcome :huggle: :heart:
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sacredZinja Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hey du, danke für den :+fav: für Seiltanz!
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Story-of-a-Mind Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Ich fand dieses Gedicht sehr stark. Es hat mich auch ein bisschen an Berg der Schuld erinnert - diese Unsicherheit, das keinen-Ausweg-Sehen und der gähnende Abgrund.
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poca2hontas Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi hope this is ok for you ;) think she will be pleased Happy Birthday Marnie! 16th Aug by poca2hontas

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Story-of-a-Mind Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
More than ok :huggle:!
Thank you so much for taking charge of submitting stuff on time :)
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poca2hontas Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No worries ;) I will choose one of your poems when I'm back in Sept. I'm panicking as beginning August I have a 40 mins presentation to write :(
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Story-of-a-Mind Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Do you mean beginning September? Don't worry honey, I know you can do it! :huggle: You could start with a simple list of things you want to get across. Next you could sort them in an order you find sufficient for explaining. And then, step by step you could do one powerpoint sheet per point on your list (or end up with two for more complicated parts). Of course that's easily said for me, as I by now I enjoy preparing/doing presentations.
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