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I still don't know when I'll be posting more art and writing on dA, but I'm working on it.  It's aggravating trying to pull shots from my "good" camera, since I have to use a card reader (that seems to have a short in it or something) for the transfer.  I have actually been writing a lot, but not poetry.  I have been working on my novels and potential short stories, so I've been pouring my energy into those.  Not sure what will become of them, but we'll see.

I've lost some friends this year ... some because they departed this world, others by their choice, others by my choice.  I would like to think I have made friends, and I have reconnected with old friends, which is a great feeling.  I've struggled with my own perceptions, feelings, emotions ... forgiveness.  I have come to realize what should be important, but only because I've made a lot of mistakes to get there.  I have made very, very, very poor choices the whole year through.  But I would also like to believe I have made sound decisions, as well.  

I think, as all of us do whether we admit it or not at some point, I am coming to terms in facing my own mortality.  None of us can live forever, only strive to live better and enjoy each moment of this life that we can.  I would like to think I have several more good years on this earth, but that certainly isn't up to me.  I don't know what tomorrow brings.  I don't know if my broken heart will ever heal from the repeated fractures over these past few years from loss, heartache, and my own exorbitant stupidity.  But I know I can strive to at least wake up each morning, put a smile on my face no matter what happens ... because this is all we've got, when it comes down to it. And I have a lot to be happy about, and a lot to be thankful for ...

If only my silly self would wake up and realize it.  :p
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Tonya Amos
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
United States
Current Residence: Virginia
Favourite genre of music: alternative/hard rock
Favourite cartoon character: Danger Mouse!

I am a poet with a day job. My writing is sporadic at best ... I either write one poem every few days or weeks, or I write a bundle of poems in one sitting, usually on weekend nights. I'm into a little bit of everything, as you can probably tell by my devART page! I enjoy helping people out and sharing art of all types.

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AlwaysRainCheck Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you very much for the watch, I really appreciate your support. Heart 
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yanesita86 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
By the way, thank you for the llama. :D (Big Grin) 
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alTered-Affliction Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You are quite welcome!  :)
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PaleAuthor Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Student Writer
Thank you so much for the watch. Your poems are amazing :)
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alTered-Affliction Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you for the wonderful compliment!!  I deeply appreciate your kind words and support for my work.  :)
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PaleAuthor Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Student Writer
You're very welcome :)
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L-Inque Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014   Writer
Thanks muchly for the llama!  
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alTered-Affliction Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome!  And thank you!!  :)
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SunflowerGirlGraphic Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks for the llama!  :icontightllamahug:
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You are quite welcome!  :D
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