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She - The One Who Always WasWhat she envisioned to embody and
Without restriction or lust for simple formality
Was the corset over a dress -
So tightly and definitely curved
A knowledge so actual and physical, but
No need for makeup - but a certain want
Ballet slipper and high heel envy
To have long, fine, satin hair
Without the threat of a slit
A razor to push her back -
Back into vomit inducing
A lion-clawed dresser
Full of skirts and dainty blouses
No more or less than the norm
The freakish need in others
To rip out dangling earrings
No blessed bliss, but a desire there-
No methods, practices, or habits
Not a change to something else
What she truly was
Her as a person - A human
One beautiful girl
What she had always been
But never could be
Was a girl
Genghis Whenever we were bad my mother used to take us to the mall to see Genghis Kahn. They kept him in a dusty diorama of a Mongolian steppe, all tall grass and yurts. He sat on a throne of bone (well, plastic shaped like bone), scowling in incomprehension at the American kids who flocked around him like startled lemmings. My mother would usually push us toward him, saying things like “Tell him what you did to your father’s stamp collection.” Genghis would give a grunt, spit a wad of phlegm onto the tall grass, and give us a wizened, wrinkled grimace, as if he had to go to the bathroom.
He terrified me.
My brother couldn’t get enough of him.
When my brother got caught in my mother’s evening dress, my mother grabbed us both and dragged us to Genghis. It was a slow day, and we were the only kids crowding him. “Tell him what you did,” my mother hissed a
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Lilyas has dedicated herself to making our community a brighter place with her vibrant artwork and infectious enthusiasm for interacting with others in our community. It has certainly paid off, as many deviants flock to her page on a daily basis to let her know how much of an inspiration she is. We absolutely agree, and couldn't let all that hard work go without recognition, so it's with great pride that we bestow the Deviousness Award for March 2014, to ... Read More