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Creating A Language: Introduction ::Links Out::
Creating a Language
Introduction
I suspect that a lot of authors of science fiction and fantasy wish they could create a language. As a writer and a linguistics student, it's inevitable that I would try to make one. It's definitely not easy, and takes a lot of dedication if you really want to make it go places. But you don't have to make a whole usable language in order to make your fantasy or sci-fi world have a bit more credibility--there are a lot of benefits to creating even just a phonological system and lexicon.
Now, creating a language is a srs biznis. So I'm going to take these lessons srsly. If you're the type of person who is satisfied with scrambling your fingers across the keyboard to make up words and calling it good (like a certain author whose name starts in "Sal" and ends in "vatore"), you'll find these lessons tedious and unnecessary (though you would be wrong).
If you want a language with some believability, these tutorials are for you. But you will have to put some t
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How You Appear
The wind through the curtains
Teasing me awake
Cool and friendly
You slip through my fingers
Impossible to hold
Subtle vibrations
Preceding an earthquake
You can move me
Rock me back and forth
A lullaby
Or a capsizing ship
Throwing me deep
Deep down
A songbird upon my hand
Filling the air
With sweet tones
Like honey down my throat
You sing for me
And I imagine
That you are mine
Submitting your song to my ear
For all time
Until you fly away my dear
To prove that you are free
The sun, you are
Warming me through
Holding me
Yet I cannot hold you
Miles away you glow
And still you touch me softly
Making me burn
Lightening my world
Giving me hope I do not understand
Sea
Of blue or white or grey
Making me breathless
With your spray
No man can tame
Or sail with you
Or dive in deep
Knowing your secrets
But can only admire
Your reflecting blue
Cast ashore
Out of love by you
Beautiful island
Unconquerable shore
Impossible dream
Forever more
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My Sonnet
Of loveliness beheld then, do I speak?
Oh, what to say of such true, warming smiles?
Or of those dark brown eyes that make me weak
And bright, clear laughter felt across the miles?
What can I say of beauty fair and bold
Such utter bliss as when I hold your hand?
The way your perfect voice can warm the cold
And silence all the woes my days demand?
No, I speak not of the witness of the eyes
Though fair a sight indeed you are to mine.
I wish only to praise those simple ties
That make our hearts and breaths and thoughts align.
Then, if you feel as joined as I to you
Let nothing in the world this bond undo.
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Forbidden
Forbidden
Kept behind the door
I'm bidden now
To cry no more
For every selfish tear I shed
Will only make what has been said
More painful than before
Forbidden
You who holds the key
You own my heart
And so own me
I gave you that, so take it now
And I will fill its place somehow
To learn what I must be
I
Will bury all my dreams
Will never want again
Will fight against the nature heaven gave to men
For you
Have better things in store
So I will ask for nothing more
Nothing more than to give everything
For you
--
Forbidden
Free expression's ban
Please take away
This broken man
Who's too afraid and hurt to move
But wants so desperately to prove
That he still understands
Forbidden
Tell me one more time
That I am yours
You are not mine
My purpose is to be your ward
Defend with love and not the sword
And leave myself behind
I
Will bury all my dreams
Will never want again
Will fight against the nature heaven gave to men
For you
Have better things in store
So I will ask for nothing more
Nothing
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Sleep, Love
Sleep, love
And let it be
The moment is ours
The scales stand still
Let's not tip them now
Hush, love
And lay with me
No laughter or tears
Just thoughtless reverie
Keeping us warm
No fuss, no show
No revelry
Just love and sleep
And sleep my love
This sea is far too deep
Dream, love
But do not fret
The dream will yet come
If we just wait
Standing on the bank
Sigh, love
And breathe with me
No quickening pulse
Just perfect amity
Turning to need
Not lust, not pain
Yet ecstacy
A love of peace
And peace in love
A simple, pure release
One day, my love
The firelight
That crept into our
Hearts that night
Will warm us through
And through
And through
And I will be
A part of you
But just for now...
Sleep, love.
And I will hold you
Not tight
But close
Warmed by the love
That we love most
I'll be with you
And you with me
So love
And sleep
Love
With me
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Recitations
At times we've thought to know our kind of love
And oft believed it similar
To love seen every place
In touch of man and woman, hand to hand
And felt through gentle words
And heart-beat's quickening pace.
But ours is not, in ways, the common love
Comparable to romances
Where roles play equally.
For though love reaches over many gulfs
And differences, I know
We're still divided, you and me.
Unable as I am to love you full,
Or rather, to express that love
As fully as I would,
I'm not meant to receive such love in kind.
I must be yours alone;
I don't deserve so great a good.
I must be sent to learn a selfless love-
To be a steadfast help to you,
Not painful worry's weight.
For if I'm not to long for you and sigh
Then what else can I do except
Surrender to that fate?
But meantime, please, be free of all distress
That I may cause to you at times
By voicing my unrest.
All feelings born are from my love for you
But do not let them bother you
My love, for you know best.
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Thanks for the fav ! ;]
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Thank you for the :+fav:!

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Art is very inspiring~
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