Site Update: Profile Pageviews, PresetsWhat's NewPageviews Now Include All Profile SectionsWe've updated the way Profile pageviews are counted for deviants and Groups. Many years ago, we expanded the pageview counter to include not just the front page of your Profile, but also the Journals tab and the Prints tab (but not individual Journals or Prints). We mistakenly never expanded the count to other areas of the Profile.The pageview counter now includes pageviews to all sections of your Profile, including:Gallery and Gallery FoldersFavourites and CollectionsOther Profile subpages: Activity, Badges, Daily Deviations, Critiques, Gallery Stats, Polls, WishlistRead more »Presets in deviantART muroAdding filters to images when using
Site Update: Improved CommentsIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.What's NewIntroducing Improved CommentsWith over 1.5 million comments posted per day, deviantART's commenting system provides the backbone for fostering relationships across the globe. To highlight this vital aspect of community interaction and provide more control around conversations, we’re proud to introduce the ability to Feature, edit, and hide comments.Read more »Change L
Valentine's Day Art Exchange!DIGITAL LOVE IS IN THE AIR!The Valentine Exchange is back! We asked you to create Valentine-themed deviations and submit them to the Valentine Exchange category. Now, it’s time to send your love-filled deviations to your deviantART friends, family, and secret admirers! From February 12th to 19th, the “Send a Valentine” button has been activated on deviation pages for deviations in the Valentine Exchange category, so you can send your custom creations and valentines made by others. Love is in the air!CREATE THE LOVECreate Valentine-themed deviations and submit them to the
2014-08-09I can't grasp the trick of it, stringingthread to thread clumsily, with gustoborn from inability to understand. Poetryis sewing clothes with crochet hooks,fumbling in slush to make a coatbefore winter ends while watchingthe last of winter melt away.
Swimming LapsSummer evenings sit heavy on the shoulder,a deep exhale that clings at the skin, slickand sticky until submerged underwater.The sky's a popsicle swirl of pink and orangethat sets the chlorine-clouded water ablaze,wave ripples shining, their own miniature suns.Swimming laps are lessons in repetition, splittingorange water in half one way, then splitting it againin the same one way, but from the other side,weighed down more and more with each go,expecting different results every time.By evening the pool is empty, though the splashingand playful shouts of children bound along the edgeslong after, when water seeps into ears and makespermanent residence, a codependency of sorts.As sun sets, the echoes fade into the waterof the ears, and outside life disappears untilnightfall, when cleaning them out afterward.Water sits heavy on the shoulder at night, coolbeads clung to prickling hairs and withered skinas an attempt at dryness is made. Removingwater from the ear stings l
Valentine's tankawinter morning sunshines brightas the smileI hope you sharewith me