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He sat, sick and breathing harshly, upon the corpse of a narrow tree. The bark was scratchy and unappealing to his tender flesh, but there was nothing else but dirt and more trees. For the first time in his life, he was shivering like a child, both terrified and cold. He brushed his golden locks from his sculpted and handsome face, peering at the darkness around him. Soon enough, he, too, would be apart of it, blending in a well as any vampire or demon. The sky was bathed in red and orange and looked as though it were on fire.
They must be disappointed. His appearance was transforming much too quickly. He touched his hair and found that his blonde curls had become straight and black, fine and greasy to the touch. He began to mumble a prayer and it burned his throat and lips, dying by the time it reached his mouth. Acid tears streaked down his face, burning his paling, translucent skin. The bones in his face became sharper and more defined beneath his papery flesh.
The extra limbs exten
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Blind :iconmy-tempest:my-tempest 0 6
More Than Friendship
Ama sighed faintly as Frankie bounded into her room, twirling like a ballerina. “Hey, Amy,” she grinned widely, sashaying her hips as she swirled the pleated, plaid skirt around her thighs. Ama nodded brusquely in the younger girl’s general direction, then laid her head in her arms, shifting to lie upon her stomach. Frankie frowned at her aloof companion, unbuttoning her white school uniform shirt. “What’s wrong, Amy? Did Hiro make another pass?” Silently, she seethed at that—the russet native was staying available until Frankie was old enough to take her for herself.
The Native-American kicked her legs as she watched the younger undress, shaking her head. There really wasn’t anything she wanted to say, anyway. Better to stay quiet than talk about nothing significant—something her protégée had yet to appreciate. Ama looked away while Frankie kicked away her shoes and socks, then danced from her skirt. “You know, I think Jonny
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How do you appeal to a zebra?
While Alex desperately appealed to the herd of zebras, Marty turned his back, swishing his tail angrily. As if on cue, the rest of the herd mimicked him, whether they realized it or not, that made Marty even more irate. However, he was mentally exhausted and he kept his mouth shut as the herd shouted his name, “Which one of us is Marty? Is Marty here?” At first, he’d considered joining them and dismissed the thought as soon as it’d appeared. There was a chance his New Yorker twang would tip his ex-best friend off, and that wouldn’t do. The zebras all had the same voice and looks, but not the same thoughts or ways of expression, a minor comfort in a wave of malcontent.
If Alex really was sorry, then he could tell Marty out from the hides of the others. It was childish, yes, but he had some right; he was hurt. Marty set his jaw, unwilling to speak as Alex continued. He didn’t listen to about half of it. He concentrated on not galloping away, like he did with
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Ainchu Gaeh? :iconmy-tempest:my-tempest 0 1
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Heated Glue :iconmy-tempest:my-tempest 2 4
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Dona Sitting prt. 1 :iconmy-tempest:my-tempest 1 3
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“Nnnmmm…” Rusty squirmed in his bed of hay, trying vainly to close his eyes and just sleep. Yet, everywhere he looked, there were demons and monsters and he only became even more restless with the darkness that had swallowed him a few hours before. Soon, Rusty made to his hands and knees, his tentacles instinctively wrapping protectively around his pudgy waist and thighs. “A-Auntie Lil…?” he whispered hesitantly, afraid of what might come if he awakened his sleeping relative.
A groand from across the room, then a voice run rampant by smoke and tar and sleep. “Wot es et, Rusteh, boyh?”
“Um…Ah-” he paused and crawled to her side, placing a hand on her supple hip innocently. “Ah’m scared.” A tentacle wrapped around his chest, as though hugging all the fear from him, though it failed to work.
A deep, almost angry sigh. “Uf wot, deer?”
“Dark ev’reh night,
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001. beginnings
The beginning of the workday was always the hardest time of day for Early. Mostly because he was always at least two to three hours late – if not a complete week – and he usually got quite the snippy response from Dan Halen, something like, “OH! and he shows up today! Congratulations!” or “Go back to your mud-hole, squidman, I have no need of your services today.” Early, of course, didn’t much care for Dan’s kind of humor at all…considering that the emancipated hick was the epitome of “gullible idiot.”
Yet, even though he couldn’t quite make it on time, exactly – “Culd yew use tha wurd ‘ezactleh’ in ah sayntance, playse?” – he always showed up at some point or another…drunk and stupid, but at least he showed up, and that was all Dan could really hope for or count on.
002. middles
Rusty loved the middle of the day, especially when it was on a workday in which his
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Dan Halen cracked his neck with a dignified grunt and glared across the mound of paperwork he was left with courtesy of Early Cuyler, the CEO of Dan Halen Indusries.
“Ah geeve yew da permishun tah syon da dayum thangs. Ah’ve gawt thangs tah see and people tah dew, WOO!”
As though Dan hadn’t things to see and people to do…or, things to do and people to see. Dan wasn’t a man-whore like Early. The tycoon sighed and picked up his pen, and began to sign away as he had been doing for the last 10 odd hours.
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United States
Current Residence: Iowa
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Uhm...small?
Print preference: Greah, I don't know
Favourite genre of music: Alternative-rock
Favourite photographer: I don't know
Favourite style of art: Any is fine
Operating System: Windows XP...?
MP3 player of choice: I like iPods better
Shell of choice: Nutshells
Wallpaper of choice: Green
Skin of choice: Mine
Favourite cartoon character: Dan Halen
Personal Quote: "Oh shit, did I remember to turn off the oven....yes."
  • Drinking: COCA-COLA
Do the "Letter MEME". Tag no less than 5 other people, and leave them a comment, informing them that they have been tagged. Then copy the "How-to" Letter Meme, and finish your Journal entry.

-> How you do the Letter Meme:

Dear (the last person who left a comment on your journal):

I don't really know how to tell you this, but ___1___. I think I realized it ___2___ ___3___ and I saw you ___4___ ___5___. I'm sure you're ___6___ enough to understand ___7___. I'm returning ___8___ to you, but I'll keep___9___as a memory. You should also know that I ___10___ ___11___ .

-Your name-

1. What's the color of your shirt?
Blue - Our romance is over
Red - Our affair is over
White - I'll join the monastery
Black - I dislike you
Green - Our horoscope doesn't match
Grey - You're a pervert
Yellow - I'm selling myself
Pink - Your nostrils are insulting
Brown - The mafia wants you
No shirt - You're a loser
Other - I'm in love with your sister

2. Which is your birth month?
January - That night
February - Last year
March - When your dwarf bit me
April - When I tripped on sesame seeds
May - First of May
June - When you put cuffs on me
July - When I threw up
August - When I saw the shrunken head
September - When we skinny dipped
October - When I quoted Santa
November - When your dog ran amok
December - When I changed tennis shoes

3. Which food do you prefer?
Tacos - In your apartment
Pizza - In your camping car
Pasta - Outside of Chicago
Hamburgers - Under the bus
Salad - As you ate enchilada
Chicken - In your closet
Kabob - With Paris Hilton
Fish - In women's clothing
Sandwiches - At the Hare Krishna graduation
Lasagna - At the mental hospital
Hot dog - Under a state of trance
None of the above - With George Bush and his wife

4. What's the color of your socks?
Yellow - Hit on
Red - Insult
Black - Ignore
Blue - Knock out
Purple - Pour syrup on
White - Carve your initials into
Grey - Pull the clothes off
Brown - Put leeches on
Orange - Castrate
Pink - Pull the toupee off
Barefoot - Sit on
Other - Drive out

5. What's the color of your underwear?
Black - My best friend
White - My father
Grey - Bill Clinton
Brown - My fart balloon
Purple - My mustard soufflé
Red - Donald Duck
Blue - My avocado plant
Yellow - My penpal in Ghana
Orange - My Kid Rock-collection
Pink - Manchester United's goalkeeper
None - My John F. Kennedy-statue
Other - The crazy monk

6. What do you prefer to watch on TV?
Scrubs - Man
O.C. - Emotional
One Tree Hill - Open
Heroes - Frostbitten
Lost - High
House - Scarred
Simpsons - Cowardly
The news - Mongolic
Idol - Masochistic
Family Guy - Senile
Top Model - Middle-class
None of the above - Ashamed

7. Your mood right now?
Happy - How awful I've felt
Sad - How boring you are
Bored - That Santa doesn't exist
Angry - That your pimples are at the last stage
Depressed - That we're cousins
Excited - That there is no solution to this.
Nervous - The middle-east
Worried - That your Honda sucks
Apathetic - That I did a sex-change
Ashamed - That I'm allergic to your hamster
Cuddly - That I get turned on by garbage men
Overjoyous - That I'm open
Other - That Extreme Home Makeover sucks

8. What's the color of your walls in your bedroom?
White - Your ring
Yellow - Your love letters
Red - Your Darth Vader-poster
Black - Your tame stone
Blue - The couch cushions
Green - The pictures from LA
Orange - Your false teeth
Brown - Your contact book
Grey - Our matching snoopy-bibs
Purple - Your old lottery coupons
Pink - The cut toenails
Other - Your memories from the military service

9. The first letter of your first name?
A/B - Your photo
C/D - The oil stocks
E/F - Your neighbour Martin
G/H - My virginity
I/J - The results of your blood-sample
K/L - Your left ear
M/N - Your suicide note
O/P - My common sense
Q/R - Your mom
S/T - Your collection of butterflies
U/V - Your criminal record
W/X - David's tricot outfits
Y/Z - Your grades from college

10. The last letter in your last name?
A/B - Always will remember
C/D - Never will forget
E/F - Always wanted to break
G/H - Never openly mocked
I/J - Always have felt dirty before
K/L - Will tell the authorities about
M/N - Told in my confession today about
O/P - Was interviewed by the Times about
Q/R - Told my psychiatrist about
S/T - Get sick when I think of
U/V - Always will try to forget
W/X - Am better off without
Y/Z - Never liked

11. What do you prefer to drink?
Water- Our friendship
Beer - Senility
Soft drink - A new life as a clone
Soda - The incarnation as an eskimo
Milk - The apartment building
Wine - Cocaine abuse
Cider - A passionate interest for mice
Juice - Oprah Winfrey imitations
Mineral water - Embarrassing rash
Hot chocolate - Eggplant-fetishism
Whisky - To ruin the second world war
Other - To hate the Boston Celtics

12. To which country would you prefer to go on a vacation?
Thailand - Warm regards
USA - Best regards
England - Good luck on your short-term leave from jail
Spain - Go and drown yourself
China - Disgusting regards
Germany - With ease
Japan - Go burn
Greece - Your everlasting enemy
Australia - Greetings to your frog Leonard
Egypt - Fuck off now
France - In pain
Other - Greetings to your freaky family


Dear Brianna :iconthedeckzena::

I don't really know how to tell you this, but our affair is over. I think I realized it when I quoted Santa in your camping car and I saw you carve your initials into Bill Clinton. I'm sure you're man enough to understand that I did a sex change. I'm returning your ring to you, but I'll keep your left ear as a memory. You should also know that I never liked Oprah Winfrey imitations.

Greetings to your freaky family,
Lindsey :iconmy-tempest:


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JabberwockyChamber17 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
heya it's jackandsally4ever, finally got around to making an AMV of that Rodney Carrington link you sent me [link]

if you're interested....only took me like two dayum years to do this for you :\
EdmondRad Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I loves your avi! <3
JackAndSally4Ever Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2009
Heya girl, I miss you.

found this users webpage and it made me think of you:
[link] I think you might like this person's fan work for Madagascar lemurs. :)
my-tempest Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009
Sorry! I've been so busy, I hate all this school work!

I'll look at it, lol.
Notgonnadie Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave ^^
JackAndSally4Ever Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009
my-tempest Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009
JackAndSally4Ever Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009
you own a harley?

my-tempest Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2009
TheDeckZena Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
I tagged you! :3 It's a letter meme in my journal. Hope you do it! (It's funny!)
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