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I don't usually read stories or poetry on dA, but as I've said before, when someone favors my work, I do my damnedest to go to their page and return the favor. In wretchedteddy's case, it was worth the effort. His poetry is reminiscent of Jim Carroll (Basketball Diaries fame), and if you've read 'Fear of Dreaming', then you'll know what I'm talking about (and if you haven't read it, then it's highly suggested. Or better yet, go to wretchedteddy's page wretchedteddy.deviantart.com). I will never pretend to be any good with words, so I feel a little out of sorts trying to describe his work, but here goes my best shot.

First, the trouble here is that each of his poems leaves me with a different feeling, so it's hard to lump them together into one category. The best I can do it passionate, sometimes dark, sophisticated, and the imagery his words call to mind is stunning. What I like best is the occasional vulgarity, done not for shock value but for emphasis. All in all, simply fantastic work, like glimpses into the multi-faceted world of human thought and emotion.

I've read a handful of his poems now, and I'm excited to get to the rest. But here is just ONE of my favorites:

A Little Longer Is All We Need
by ~wretchedteddy

in your insane world
where nothing really matters
and peoples hearts are free
you may think
and it may seem like
i can't stake a claim

when really

I've foregone the gold rush
in interest of seeing the stars light up

for when the beads of dew
turn into
rivers that turn into torrents
and down falls the deluge
that turns up your sweater

this is where i set firmly
my feet and draw air from
the ground
  • Listening to: The Fountain Soundtrack
  • Reading: Dark Towers: The Gunslinger (Still)
  • Watching: Fright Night
  • Playing: Final Fantasy (Still)
  • Eating: Nada
  • Drinking: Mint Tea

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UFOtestpilot Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
thank you female earthling...I love Bluegrass and Delta Blues music
thanks for the Llama . Velvet Elvis barbecues them and we have a great meal with the neighbors and any Zephenons that might be in the area
keep an eye on the sky , it might be me
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TheMan268 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :cake: :party:
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hyneige Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday Juliann! And the magic of days for country! :sun:
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ruiddho Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work.... :D
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hyneige Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday Juliann! :snowflake:
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FreeTheCows Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011  Student General Artist
Happy B-Day!!!:party:
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AbdoHad Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday Sagittarius
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jonniedee Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Have a great birthday my friend.
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AutumnSage Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the favorites :)
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Krillin Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thank you very much, and wow do you have some unbelievable photos. this is some great reference material
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