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I welcome feedback, even from you stranger! Some of my favourite work has been after edits from criticism and being told why most of the poem is crap. If a line, verse or concept inspires you, take my words and run with them. Share in the Fediverse and anywhere else as long as you include a link to the source.

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By morning,
the chalk's outlines
fade into mere shadows
of barely nothing

Guerrilla art by moonlight -
shapes and lines,
guided by flashlight -
becomes something
fleeting and ephemeral,

memories etched
to last longer
than the color
and dust
they contain

#smallpoems

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God, people scream into the summer
or maybe it’s into their own youth, some combination
of heat on heat on heat.
I sit in my heavy years
listening with the window open
and think of foxes screaming;
It sounds like a woman, but I know it’s some wild thing.

#poetry #corvusrobotica

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Misplaced words,
the very ones I'm sure
I heard in moments
of unforced silence,
find refuge from
writing in forgotten places -

the half-shattered pane
of broken window
the dust-covered case
of abandoned guitar
the dust of fur settling
on evening wind
the broken bumper
of the broken car

My fingers bleed
from lifting rocks,
from planting seeds;
yet I'm finding, if I'm patient,
a poem sleeps beneath

#smallpoems

— inspired by a prompt by Georgia Heard about where poems hide

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Zenobia
(battling doubt)

There’s not a poem here
worth the ink
it’s written upon,
not a single screen here
worth the pixels
that I’ve lingered
my words upon

We, imposter poets
of the Internet Age,
write with deception,
making observations
and then hoping for
reception

#smallpoems

Inspired by an exploration of the word in The Cabinet of Calm (Soothing Words for a Troubled World) by Paul Anthony Jones

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Watching my federated timeline and seeing weird domain names makes me happy

I mean, like, godforsaken.website? plush.city? magicalgirl.party? cybre.space? chaos.social?

This is the good internet

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Sending each other messages through fiction that can only be interpreted with a keen eye and a love for the author.

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How do you guys like Mastodon in comparison with Twitter?

My assumption here is that we all want some form of engagement, be it if we want to follow someone or have someone else follow us.

It's obviously much harder to get those goals since we're on a less popular platform.

On the other hand, I opened an Instagram account not so long ago, but it's pretty difficult to start a following naturally due to "the algorithm", so it's a bit difficult to gauge these :)

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nothing matters,
is the anthem, of lost people.
colors running cold,
the pale doesn't have to last forever.

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The wild, sits outside.
Its wanderlust, pulls
with nothing promised but
silence and reflection

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Traumatropism
(when nature rebounds)

The tree never stood a chance -
the storm,
it came that winter day
to dance -
its winds broke its way
through every other branch,
then sliced it vertical,
the trunk, in half

Would you believe me
if I told you
the half that stood
healed the half that did not,
that that miracle of a tree
still stands in the yard,
though that storm’s never forgot

#smallpoems

Inspired by The Cabinet of Calm (Soothing Words for a Troubled World)

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I created a new issue about Hometown instances removing CamelCase when suggesting hashtags. Share and vote on this because this impacts many users. github.com/hometown-fork/homet

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Perhaps I should buy white bedsheet and call my bed
‘Capitulation’. Never mind,
I spent enough time on my back for love,
I’ve said I love you for the same reason wolves howl --
I just wanted to hear it echoed. I said I love you
when what I mean is I don’t know how to save this
but I wake up every day to try. I said I love you
like I was trying to build something
on someone else’s kitchen table and hoping
they wouldn’t turn me out.

1/2 #corvusrobotica #poetry

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- So hey, what's up mr. Razcore-Rad?!
- Nothing much, just making the most awesomest project ever!

- Oh! That's sounds so gooood!
- Neah, anyone can do this, I just compile ideas in my brain, that's all.

- When will you release it?
- It's a work in progress. It would really encourage me to finish it IF people are interested c:

That's all!

#ADeM
#art #artistic #conceptart #design #digitalart #hobby #improve #improvement #mastery #paint #program #project #resource #selfteaching #selfthought

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swimming ~~
slowly but surely I get a better feeling about pigment liners and copic markers.
it's so flowWwy.
it's friday.
yes :)
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#Karyta #WorldOfKrim #alien #monster #snake #TraditionalArt #ink #copic #CreativeToots

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getting a language model to write lipograms by simply zeroing out the probability of any token in the vocabulary that has a particular letter in it (in this case, 'E')

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When some people say they were born in the wrong time, they mean some nonsense about how they wanted to live in some boring era like 1920s America.

When I say I was born in the wrong time, I mean I should’ve been a shaman in a Palaeolithic hunter-gatherer group, telling people which herbs would soothe a fever and taking hallucinogens to commune with the spirits.

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