Community of MotionEveryone is breathing quietly, watching, waiting.Slowly he raises his arm and everything stands stillFor just that moment before he pulls the trigger.The silence is filled with excitement.I hold my breath and know it is about to begin.He pulls the trigger and it happens.The rush of bodies surging forward,The crush of racers sprinting for the water,This is it, that moment we were waiting forAs one we hit the waves and push toward the buoyAround the buoy and pulling hard back to the shoreOnly a mile left to go.Out of the water and onto the sand, gritty under my feet.Peeling off the suit and tying on my shoes,Another challenge ahead,Listening to the whirl of the chain and the crunch of the rubber,The wind causing my eyes to tear, whistling past my earsDown one mountain, up anotherFinally pedaling back to where I began.Off on the run, past the spectators cheering us on,Through beautiful valley that I cannot appreciate,Running like I never have before.The wind in my fa
BeautyBeautyBeauty is in the gentle caress of a lover.Beauty is in the soft kiss of a mother.Beauty is in the baby's silenced cry.Beauty is in the stranger's smile as they pass by.Beauty is in the last leaf clinging to the tree in fall.Beauty is in the family history on the wall.Beauty is in the first flake of snow.Beauty is in watching a child grow.Beauty is in the warm breeze off the lake.Beauty is in every breath we take.Beauty is in the first kiss of new love and the last goodbye before death.
Free Plushie Patterns OnlineHere's a collection of links to sites outside of DeviantArt where you can find free plushie patterns. There are well over two hundred choices, so you're sure to find something you like.However, if you can't find exactly what you're looking for, try adapting one of the patterns. For example, a tiger can easily be turned into a lion, an elephant into a woolly mammoth, an elf into a goblin, or combine the upper half of a mermaid with the lower half of a pony to get a centaur.Note: some pages may need to be translated or require sign-up to view free patterns.Check out Pattern-Depot for stuffed toy and costume patterns here on DeviantArt.BEARSUnjointed Patchwork Teddy Bear by McCall'sQuilt Fabrics Teddy Bear