THAT'S ALLTHAT'S ALL
That's all it takes
one line of a song,
a lingering scent,
the taste of fine wine,
a broken accent,
and lost in my thoughts,
I am back to that time,
back in your arms,
you melt into mine.
It never fails,
even after a while
to drown in your eyes,
and long for your smile,
but time marches on,
forced not to feel,
I try not to think,
and hope to move on,
I am on the brink
of forgiving you,
of loving you again,
of being such a fool
and it really breaks my heart,
but I really must be cruel
to be kind, you see.....
© 2012 J McCann. All rights reserved
THE WONDER OF YOUTHE WONDER OF YOU
my mouth did not yearn for the soft touch of yours,
my arms did not long to encompass your waist,
my heart did not ache with you out of my sight,
my lips did not hunger to savour the taste,
of your skin, and your neck, and your eyelids closed tight,
of your wrists where the pulse beats and flutters inside,
of your ribs where your heart beats a hundred to one,
and the tips of your fingers, the base of your thumb,
of your earlobes so plump and so tender to touch,
that mole on your left breast that I love so much,
and the curls in your hair try escaping from pins,
where they tumble and frolic, a
state of mind:thumb214580919: :thumb172314894: :thumb220475208: :thumb228124613:
lily-skinned, she slipped from the grass and cut through the wind-
her coquette smile held it's breath and her hands held onto little truths.
the leaves left hints of green in her eyes-
she was a dazzling monster (in disguise).
streetlight-reached and tight-lipped,
passersby meet expressions and gazes,
pulled through a series of asphalt mazes.
the way she moved left her too dazed,
cause spinning melted the world like wax.
with hands she shoved in her bottomless pockets,
it was too easy to disappear into black hole apartments,
train-track thundering, passing the time,
like pricking your fingers with the sewing needle
1. What does your Deviant art name mean and why?
"Valedhelven" is a name I came up with many MANY years ago for a character I used to play when I was young and nerdy (nerdier...) and played D&D all the time - lol! It is an Elvish name (surprise, surprise) made up from parts I found in the back of the Lord of the Rings - Return of the King... "When I was your age, television was called 'books...'" (and I will make a stamp for the first person who can name the movie that quote is from, and an extra surprise to the first one who bothers to look up what the Elvish parts of my name mean and tells me correctly...)
2. What fandom were you obsessed with when you joined and what are you into now?
I'm not entirely sure what a "fandom" is (...must be a young-person-thing... ), but based on Andie's answer, I am going to assume it's just something that you're obsessed with, and you all know by now that it is Elves, LOTR, and just about anything Fantasy... oh, and COOKIES! Again, no surprises...
3. How many watchers do you have now?
Egads, I don't know - lol! Let me go and look.... ...Yikes! 2701!! You people are all NUTS!... but thanks just the same!
4. Name 3 of your favorite artists on DA.
No way... I 630 people, and there are many that I worship/admire/envy, etc., from every different style of art dA has to offer... You know who you are! And for anyone who wants to know, feel free to browse my Favorites folders...
5. Do you comment, fav, or both?
Mostly just fave these days... very little time for comments, but I will if there is time to do so.
6. Do you participate in clubs' contests here on dA?
Used to, but don't anymore...
7. What is your most popular submission?
Still my "Pegicornitauress Mosh" [link] "Elf Sisters" has been making a strong go of it lately [link]
8. What are your favorite non-anime TV shows?
lol - I am SO glad this said "non-anime" shows 'cause I don't think I could even name an anime show! I honestly don't watch much TV... Favorite show of all time was "Gilmore Girls," but, alas, it is gone. I like "Castle," "White Collar," and "Psych" when they are on... Used to watch "Monk," too, and was a HUGE fan of all the Star Trek series when they were on (especially TNG), but again, those are long gone. Will occasionally watch "Dr. Who" or pull up reruns of "Dharma & Greg" or other old sit-coms...
9. What are the things you wish you could draw better?
I just wish I had the time to draw again... then I would worry about drawing better - lol!
10. Summer or winter?
Definitely Winter of the two, but I am a Fall girl at heart...
11. Rain or Sun?
Rain! I love the rain: walking in it, swimming in it, gardening in it... I love the smell of it and everything about it
12. What's your favorite type of music?
I get a lot of teasing for my "eclectic" taste in music... I have the craziest mix on my iTunes! Not a fan of Rap or Metal, and most Classical gets on my nerves after a very short time, but other than that, pretty much anything goes!
13. PC or Mac?
I use both, and each has it's pros and cons...
14. Anime or Manga?
I couldn't honestly tell you what the difference it, even though others have explained it to me numerous times But my daughter likes to draw anime, and I like her drawings, so I will have to go with anime on this one by default
15. Coke or Pepsi?
Coke, most definitely! But I won't pass up an old fashioned Creme Soda or Root Beer, either
16. Read or TV?
Read, most definitely!
17. How many hours a day do you spend on dA?
FAR too much! But my job is such that I have many, many small breaks between tasks, so I am not usually on for long periods al at once
18. Name a talent.
I can juggle a bit...
19. Flash or traditional cartoons?
Classic traditional cartoons, but I do like a few Flash ones, too (like "Making Fiends" )
20. What is your favorite fast food restaurant?
I don't really eat fast food often... If I am going to stop off somewhere for something quick, I generally look for a Panera Breads...
21. What are your top 3 favorite books series of books? (not mangas)
1. Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
2. The Belgariad by David Eddings
3. the Drow series by R.A. Salvatore
...although lately I have discovered the Amelia Peabody series and am having a ball reading them - something entirely new for me!
22. Wii or PlayStation?
23. Name 3 of your favorite bands/singers
1. The Corrs
2. Celtic Woman
3. Pat Benetar
24. Are you a fast, slow, or medium typist?
25. Do you like Denny's?
Not the first place I would think to go if I had the chance, but I don't dislike it, either
26. What is your favorite smiley?
27. What is your favorite type of pie?
Pretty much any fruit pies, but raspberry is my favorite
28. Have you ever stayed up for 24 hours?
24 hours?? That's a weekly occurrence at least! Try 72 hours, and then we'll talk...
29. Do you go on YouTube a lot?
30. Are you a member on any other sites besides DA?
I joined a couple others, but dA takes up all of my time
31. Do you cosplay?
I used to "cosplay" back when it was still just called "dressing up in costume" and was generally isolated to Halloween - lol! Not anymore, though
32. Fruits or sweets?
Chocolate-covered fruit!! Yummmmm!
33. Buttered, plain, or salted popcorn?
Not a big fan of popcorn - too much air, not enough chocolate - but if I have to, butter and salt are a necessity
34. Have you skipped school?
Only when I was sick, so I don't think that counts...
35. Have you been on a plane?
Countless times... used to have to weekly for my job
36. Have you swam in an ocean?
Waded, but never swam in it
37. Have you been ice skating?
Many, many moons ago... Much prefer skiing
38. Favorite vacation spot?
Loved Alaska and Canada... Pretty much anywhere with lots of trees and quiet. Would love to get back to Europe sometime, though
39. Ever been on TV?
40. Favorite salad and dressing?
A loaded tossed salad with some sort of balsamic vinaigrette dressing
41. What do you do to relax?
Relax? I've heard of it, but I think it is a myth...
42. What is the last film you saw in the theater?
43. Favorite Sandwich?
44. If you could go anywhere in the world...
Brussels, to go shoe-shopping with Christine - lol!
45. Favorite time of the day?
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
46. What did you want to be when you were little?
47. What do you want to be now?
Finished with this meme... it is taking forever!
48. If you could eat with one person, who would it be?
Anyone anorexic... (more for me!) Or anyone vegan... (same argument)
49. What character would you hate to be stuck in a room with?
Real people: either of the two hosts from "What Not to Wear"
Fictional character: JarJar Binks
50. When is your birthday?
51. Favorite type of ice cream?
52. Last book you read?
Almost finished with book 3 of the Amelia Peabody series
53. Which store would you max out a credit card?
non-restaurant: Home Depot
54. Do you buy / sell / both on eBay?
55. What is the most annoying thing people ask you?
"Excuse me, can you help me find [whatever]..." when I am out shopping I am constantly mistaken for an employee...
56. Favorite all time movie?
Princess Bride no doubt about it
57. What was your favorite show when you were a kid?
Warner Brothers cartoons
58. What are you listening to right now?
The hum of office equipment
59. What is the last thing you ate?
Cookies, of course!
60. If you were a crayon what color would you be?
Green, most definitely, and for all the reasons you can probably think of - lol
61. What is the first thing you notice about the opposite sex?
Hair and eyes
62. Favorite sport to play?
63. Favorite Day of the Year?
The last day of school for my kids
64. Hugs or Kisses?
"It depends on the person" - I totally stole that from Andie's answers...
65. Chocolate or Vanilla?
Vanilla, if it's ice cream... Chocolate if it is candy. If there is some deeper meaning, you lost me.
66. Favorite Board Game?
Chess and Scrabble
67. Favorite smells?
Fresh baked bread and cookies
68. What inspires you?
Lots of things... Art, music, friends, food... I am fairly easily inspired, which accounts for my lack of time and inability to finish most things - lol
69. Do you have any piercings?
70. How many siblings do you have?
2, both younger
71. Bacon Bits or croutons?
OMG BACON!!!!... but they gotta be REAL bacon...
72. Favorite Day of the Week?
Monday, believe it or not...
73. Favorite phrase?
"It is what it is..." I don't particularly like it, but I seem to say it a lot
74. Favorite Restaurant?
Panera Breads... I though I had established that by now - lol!
75. Favorite animal?
Mice, rats, bats, bunnies, hedgehogs... pretty much anything small and cute and furry
76. Favorite thing to do outside.
Walk through the woods in the rain
77. Favorite thing to do when it's raining?
Umm... it's probably best if I just stick with my last answer...
78. Favorite Disney character?
Tinkerbelle, Rapunzel, and Megara
79. Do you like coffee? If so, what is your favorite brand?
HATE coffee - yuk! Tea, please... lots and lots of tea: raspberry, if you have it, or Earl Grey
"If any of you see a journal entry from anyone on your list including me that has titles like:
omg this is so funny / look at this it made my day etc etc etc the list goes on
PLEASE DO NOT OPEN IT OR CLICK ON THE LINK !!
I wont let you backtrack and everytime you try to backtrack it adds another journal to your list and just keeps adding.
Go to your journal list and delete each of those entries. Hopefully that will fix it.
For those on my watch who momentarily got those journal entries from me, all I can do is apologise. It came to me through someone I am watching who got it from someone they are watching and so it goes around and around.
Bloody idiots who have nothing better to do than to stuff things up and inconvenience others. They ought to get a life.
I YieldI yield oh sweet dark Shadow that creeps ore my sill:thumb205325450: :thumb209978636: :thumb160349387:
I yield take me and make me thy own
Come to me run your hands ore my satin,
Caress my silken shielding, fine and oh so sheer
Yours alone, for only you my Shadow can come at will
Kiss me, caress the nape of my neck with your precious lips
Bite me then and make me know that ecstasy that only you can give
Feel me respond, breathe comes in ragged exhalations
Take me higher, tear away that which shields skin from skin
Feel hips rise to meet those strong ones of yours as you rip
Now take me into that dance that only you know the moves of
Make me sweat, make me cry, make me beg, make m