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Forum: Poetry 06-09-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
I don't recall the paradox exactly, but I think...

I don't recall the paradox exactly, but I think it had to do with a back-and-forth balanced flow at the beginning that turned into a one-way force from which there is no return. I was imagining...
Forum: Poetry 06-01-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
The imagery is captivating and at the same time...

The imagery is captivating and at the same time paradoxical? Contrasting the beginning waves with ending Niagra, the waves represent a sort of balance and equilibrium, whereas Niagra represents...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-01-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,795
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Hey Chat Bot! Remember when I joined a few...

Hey Chat Bot! Remember when I joined a few months ago, all gung-ho to kick it with y'all, askin' fer friends and what-not? Then just disappeared of the cliff some like to call "consensus reality"? ...
Forum: Fiction 06-01-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Icon7 Thanks for the insight, writing fiction is a...

Thanks for the insight, writing fiction is a struggle for me and you make a really good point I'd never considered. My strength is in technical writing - academic thesis, scientific journal articles,...
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-16-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,263
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
The small town I live in has an array of graffiti...

The small town I live in has an array of graffiti - under bridges, under railroad tracks, on some run-down buildings along a bike path - signed by "USER." I've found myself wondering who this USER...
Forum: Poetry 03-16-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,162
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Interesting, I bet this technique could be...

Interesting, I bet this technique could be utilized, probably already is, for mind control.

I have a tendency to ramble, sometimes incoherently, so maybe by utilizing repetition I can better...
Forum: Fiction 03-16-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,234
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
I think this is fantastic. It conveys a feeling...

I think this is fantastic. It conveys a feeling of elusiveness that begs contemplation, which I thoroughly enjoy. My favorite image is of Death swallowing hunger to starve.
Forum: Poetry 03-09-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
I quite like the heavy metaphor, it adds...

I quite like the heavy metaphor, it adds intensity. I particularly enjoy the first line; much of what we think we see is smoke and mirrors. Perception is tricky business.
Forum: Fiction 03-09-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Imminent, yes. Immediate? no, I need some time...

Imminent, yes. Immediate? no, I need some time to edit and attempt to put the diarrhea vortex of thought into some sort of coherent order.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-08-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,574
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Consider a Bill Hicks quote about the lack of...

Consider a Bill Hicks quote about the lack of positive drug stories in the news.

“Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are...
Forum: Fiction 03-08-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
The(e) *ov* in the title was intended, as a nod...

The(e) *ov* in the title was intended, as a nod to my friend the ex-junkie. It's a reference to Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth, an artistic cult of sorts he introduced me to around the time this...
Forum: Fiction 03-08-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Circus ov Madness

Leigh stared at the orderly in the white coat as she rolled her eyes. Though, it was only Stage III in her magick show, everyone was jumping to conclusions, thinking They could see the end before...
Forum: Fiction 03-08-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Sometimes writing the scenic route is a...

Sometimes writing the scenic route is a beneficial endeavor.

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-08-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,574
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Thank you Nick, I am honored. I do actually have...

Thank you Nick, I am honored. I do actually have a "real computer" however it is too much of a hassle to use late in the evening. I have to actually wake the damn thing up and then answer a bunch...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-07-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,574
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
So this is a late reply but I think addiction is...

So this is a late reply but I think addiction is a really interesting topic. I have never had any hard drug addictions but I smoked cigarettes for 6 years and used to drink fairly heavily (blackout...
Forum: Introductions 03-07-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,405
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Weird, surreal and dry humor sounds awesome. ...

Weird, surreal and dry humor sounds awesome. Hope I get a chance to check 'em out. Welcome David.

~Alice
Forum: Introductions 02-28-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Hi Lily, pleased to make your acquaintance! ...

Hi Lily, pleased to make your acquaintance!
-Alice :)
Forum: Poetry 02-28-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
I really enjoy the imagery, particularly: "A...

I really enjoy the imagery, particularly:
"A chorus of crickets
Holy music, untouched"

and

"Diverse colourless beauty
I cannot comprehend"

as those lines invoke some sort of feeling -...
Forum: Introductions 02-25-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Statistically speaking, yes. Socially, that...

Statistically speaking, yes. Socially, that remind to be seen.
Forum: Poetry 02-24-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
I apologize for bringing up an old post but I...

I apologize for bringing up an old post but I just joined the site and I think this is a beautiful poem.

I particularly enjoy the yin yang aspect - far and wide, zig and zag, night or day, light...
Forum: Introductions 02-24-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Thank you for stopping by to say hi, Maybe some...

Thank you for stopping by to say hi,
Maybe some day we can chat about pi.


p.s. I anticipate a bit of a learning curve for navigating the site and the nuances of proper and/or effective...
Forum: Introductions 02-23-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,205
Posted By AlicinMadnessdg
Hello World!

I am here to interact with other writers and get feedback on my writing from someone who can read my work objectively. I have a personal blog, but I don't feel like I can write freely there thanks...
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