Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
About Varied / Hobbyist Jennifer Stogner27/Female/United States Recent Activity
Deviant for 5 Years
Needs Core Membership
Statistics 27 Deviations 110 Comments 3,859 Pageviews
×

Newest Deviations

Literature
Poets + Painters
You spilled sunsets
on canvas like a secret
and thought no one saw
(but i wrote a poem
about You.
:iconMoreThanKarisma:MoreThanKarisma
:iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 3 0
Literature
Math Education
My high school teachers preached
Algebra
for homework like,
"If you eat that x calorie cake,
will x+y
:iconMoreThanKarisma:MoreThanKarisma
:iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 2 7
Call for Submissions by MoreThanKarisma Call for Submissions :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 0 0
Literature
The Silver Child
Father bore me of the bellows
Woke me by night to beat me
Stroke by stroke
Drew a fire
Beat me
Turned me over
Beat again
And father told me I was incomplete
He took me outside
The wind didn't whistle like I thought it would
The birds didn't sing
No rain weeping a rat-a-tat rally
No crickets pulling their bows
Father bathed me
Father drowned me
And father told me I was the silver child
Father hammered out the dents
Lonely twangs belted against an angry anvil
Father sheathed me in gold
Pretended I was pure
The first son not to shatter
The first son not to be sold
And father told me I was complete
:iconMoreThanKarisma:MoreThanKarisma
:iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 10 11
Literature
Pencil Skirt
I am a pencil skirt –
A pinstriped business card on bronze stilettos.
I decline
1. The choker at my neck
2. Ribbons to dress my mane
3. Colored glass for my ears
In favor of
1. A bonus at my desk
2. Plaques to dress my wall
3. A trinket for my shipyard
I sleep beside the bleached bones of my suitors.
The radiator rattle protects my four-digit wages
From girlish distractions -
From famished sighs wrestled out by tired fingers.
:iconMoreThanKarisma:MoreThanKarisma
:iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 4 3
Literature
It's Not You, It's Me
A date and time was scrawled in red and circled a hundred times.
January 5, 2013.
10:00 P.M.
Today was the day. I couldn't sleep. I couldn't eat. It's a miracle I could even wait. By the time I finally returned to reality, my watch taunted me:
9:58 P.M.
9:59.
10:00. I held my breath and fingered a chip in the center of the face of my watch.
10:01.
10:02.
I felt someone behind me.
"You're late."
Although his watch, like mine, was lined with silver and sported cracks that spidered from a chip in the center, his displayed a different time.
"You were four years late," he announced. "That's how long it took you."
"So I did it. I invented time travel."
"You haven't done it yet."
"Well…we invented time travel."
He tossed me a smirk and began to look around. I was immediately embarrassed. My walls were covered in formulas and my curtains had been traded for equations. "Why couldn't you ever get organized?"
"Have I always been this pretentious?"
"Clever. I like how you say "I," even though
:iconMoreThanKarisma:MoreThanKarisma
:iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 4 8
Literature
Chapter 3: Laugh it Off
Cords of heat tensed around Kody's veins as he flexed and scraped the iron along the ground. Shards of glass jumped and skittered away. One by one, his fingers released and then rewrapped around the tire iron.
            His eyes were wrong, dull and distant, like he was looking at something far away. He narrowed his eyes.
           Skid.
           Scrape.
           Kody snapped his eyes back to Justin. "Hey."
           Justin hesitated. "Yeah?"
           Kody flung the tire iron up, right beside Justin's right ear. He pointed past Justin like a judge declaring his verdict.
           "I think we'
:iconMoreThanKarisma:MoreThanKarisma
:iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 0 0
Literature
Chapter 2: The Matador
     Jennifer snatched up a red book bag and stuffed it with anything useful she could find. The water bottle Bo left in her room. A notebook and a pen. It took her a while to find the lock pick kit. She lifted the small black flap. She had long since broken the s-rake, but the torsion wrench was still there and worth a few more uses, along with the ball rake and the short hook.
            She opened her closet door. She wasn't neat enough to actually hang clothes up, so taking the metal pole down wasn't any problem. She hefted it uncertainly.
            With backpack shouldered, she grabbed her keys and locked the door behind her.
            "Oh wow. Hey Jessica." Jennifer chuckled nervously as Jessica stood unmoving a few feet away. She shuffled to face Jennifer. Her long dark ha
:iconMoreThanKarisma:MoreThanKarisma
:iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 1 0
Dark Magician Girl by MoreThanKarisma Dark Magician Girl :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 3 1 Baby Link by MoreThanKarisma Baby Link :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 2 5 Skyrim People by MoreThanKarisma Skyrim People :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 0 0 Peppermint Butler and Death from Adventure Time by MoreThanKarisma Peppermint Butler and Death from Adventure Time :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 12 2 Slender Man by MoreThanKarisma Slender Man :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 21 1 Gangnam Style Elevator Guy by MoreThanKarisma Gangnam Style Elevator Guy :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 12 7 Link and Dark Link by MoreThanKarisma Link and Dark Link :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 32 3 Leblanc Preview by MoreThanKarisma Leblanc Preview :iconmorethankarisma:MoreThanKarisma 1 0

Groups

Activity


deviantID

MoreThanKarisma's Profile Picture
MoreThanKarisma
Jennifer Stogner
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
"O...unknown bards of long ago,
How came your lips to touch the sacred fire?
How, in your darkness, did you come to know
The power and beauty of the minstrel’s lyre?"
- James Weldon Johnson
Interests

Comments


Add a Comment:
 
:iconfirepheonix2006:
Firepheonix2006 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013
Thank you for the watch :)
Reply
:iconmicha-vom-wald:
Micha-vom-Wald Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013
Thx for the fav!
Reply
:icontechgnotic:
techgnotic Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Love that quote.
Reply
:iconcskadoz:
cskadoz Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012   General Artist
way cool gallery! :highfive: t'ank you for sharing!
Reply
(1 Reply)
:iconsilvergabetha834:
silvergabetha834 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much for the favorite.
Reply
(1 Reply)
:iconrollingtomorrow:
RollingTomorrow Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012   General Artist
:la: Welcome to :iconwriters--club:! :la:

:typerhappy: We're glad to have you as a member and look forward to seeing your contributions! :typerhappy:

:iconlaspinplz: We also hold a lot of contests with great prizes, so keep your eye out for them! :iconlaspinplz:
Reply
:iconsavannahbria:
Savannahbria Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav :)
Reply
:iconsilvergabetha834:
silvergabetha834 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much for the fav. And yes, Florence is fantastic! All hail the machine!
Reply
:iconautomagicified:
Automagicified Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012
Naw, thanks a bunch for the watch! One great b-day present, I tell you! >w<
Reply
(1 Reply)
:iconcrativearch:
crativearch Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks for the fav :)
Reply
Add a Comment: