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“What Do Women Want?”
(Kim Addonizio, 2000)

I want a red dress.
I want it flimsy and cheap,
I want it too tight, I want to wear it
until someone tears it off me.
I want it sleeveless and backless,
this dress, so no one has to guess
what’s underneath. I want to walk down
the street past Thrifty’s and the hardware store
with all those keys glittering in the window,
past Mr. and Mrs. Wong selling day-old
donuts in their café, past the Guerra brothers
slinging pigs from the truck and onto the dolly,
hoisting the slick snouts over their shoulders.
I want to walk like I’m the only
woman on earth and I can have my pick.
I want that red dress bad.
I want it to confirm
your worst fears about me,
to show you how little I care about you
or anything except what
I want. When I find it, I’ll pull that garment
from its hanger like I’m choosing a body
to carry me into this world, through
the birth-cries and the love-cries too,
and I’ll wear it like bones, like skin,
it’ll be the goddamned
dress they bury me in.

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42520/what-do-women-want

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1 hour ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

 

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This is a wonderful capture, Scylla. It looks like a real photo!

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I layered a couple of windlights in PS, and it did funky things to my necklace. Oh well... better luck next time!

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Cant wait for summer! It's still 50s here in the Bay Area and we can't wait for the bathing suit season. So i went ahead a had a summery day in SL. =^.^=

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1 hour ago, Eva Knoller said:

This is a wonderful capture, Scylla. It looks like a real photo!

Thank you!

But how about that goddamned red dress, eh????

1 hour ago, Eva Knoller said:

I layered a couple of windlights in PS, and it did funky things to my necklace. Oh well... better luck next time!

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Lovely pic, and I don't see anything wrong with the necklace!

I haven't tried layering Windlights. In fact, I have no idea how to do it . . . any idea where I can find some guidance?

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Been busy hiding  as one of my alts decorating her/my Linden boathouse the past few days.  

Decorating is exhausting. Can't you tell?

Kyou. Stupid Alt. Sunset in Isthill, Bellisseria - Second Life

 

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3 hours ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

“What Do Women Want?”
(Kim Addonizio, 2000)

I want a red dress.
I want it flimsy and cheap,
I want it too tight, I want to wear it
until someone tears it off me.
I want it sleeveless and backless,
this dress, so no one has to guess
what’s underneath. I want to walk down
the street past Thrifty’s and the hardware store
with all those keys glittering in the window,
past Mr. and Mrs. Wong selling day-old
donuts in their café, past the Guerra brothers
slinging pigs from the truck and onto the dolly,
hoisting the slick snouts over their shoulders.
I want to walk like I’m the only
woman on earth and I can have my pick.
I want that red dress bad.
I want it to confirm
your worst fears about me,
to show you how little I care about you
or anything except what
I want. When I find it, I’ll pull that garment
from its hanger like I’m choosing a body
to carry me into this world, through
the birth-cries and the love-cries too,
and I’ll wear it like bones, like skin,
it’ll be the goddamned
dress they bury me in.

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42520/what-do-women-want

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Scylla Wow.. This is stunning. The Light, the shadow, the dept of field.. you killed it.. 😍🔥

9 hours ago, TatianaNikolay said:

Just hanging at the lake.

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So so cute.. I love this Tati ❤️

8 hours ago, Zeta Vandyke said:

Was doing a slightly less suitable for forum version, but dressed up!

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Gorgeous Zeta, so 🔥

7 hours ago, Orwar said:

Five years of Furlgrimr

   Today is my 5th rez day. So. Staring emptily into the void in front of me, contemplating whether to have rum, mead, or some red.

   ... Obviously not talking about fermented grape juice. That's ewie.

Happy rez day my dear friend Or, Love u! 😋

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Not me.

This is one of my animesh tests. 36 LI. Should be 29, but the hair needs work.

I'm working on building animesh NPCs that look about as good as classic avatars.

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1 hour ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

But how about that goddamned red dress, eh????

When I find it, I’ll pull that garment
from your body like I’m choosing the only
woman on earth

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13 minutes ago, Talligurl said:

When I find it, I’ll pull that garment
from your body like I’m choosing the only
woman on earth

You have a talent, Tali! And you've captured the spirit of it exactly.

(I love Addonizio's poetry. She's got attitude. Check her out!)

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37 minutes ago, Blaise Glendevon said:

New head, who dis? 

First Splash of Summertime

 

The new head is lovely.

The picture is glorious.

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1 hour ago, CarolinaSchoen said:

Scylla Wow.. This is stunning. The Light, the shadow, the dept of field.. you killed it.. 😍 🔥

Thank you Carolina!

I haven't killed it yet, but I'd like to think that it's thrashing about a bit and looking a little worried! 😊

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5 hours ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

“What Do Women Want?”
(Kim Addonizio, 2000)

I want a red dress.
I want it flimsy and cheap,
I want it too tight, I want to wear it
until someone tears it off me.
I want it sleeveless and backless,
this dress, so no one has to guess
what’s underneath. I want to walk down
the street past Thrifty’s and the hardware store
with all those keys glittering in the window,
past Mr. and Mrs. Wong selling day-old
donuts in their café, past the Guerra brothers
slinging pigs from the truck and onto the dolly,
hoisting the slick snouts over their shoulders.
I want to walk like I’m the only
woman on earth and I can have my pick.
I want that red dress bad.
I want it to confirm
your worst fears about me,
to show you how little I care about you
or anything except what
I want. When I find it, I’ll pull that garment
from its hanger like I’m choosing a body
to carry me into this world, through
the birth-cries and the love-cries too,
and I’ll wear it like bones, like skin,
it’ll be the goddamned
dress they bury me in.

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/42520/what-do-women-want

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Absolutely stunning!

 

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2 hours ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

The new head is lovely.

The picture is glorious.

COMPLETELY UNRETOUCHED!

I'm enjoying all the different lighting and reflection settings that run like butter on my new(ish) computer! 

Thank you.

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On 5/18/2019 at 1:40 PM, AidySL said:

Question. I like to make Blogger-blogs(?). Is it allowed to put my favorite photo's from here, even post a link to the post, think that would be allowed? 

You'll find many of the images here come from Flickr, where the copyright in use is listed. Many are Creative Commons Attribution ©...

Posting an image here gives Linden Lab certain rights to the image. However, the Lab Does not extend those rights to anyone as far as I know. So, technically if the image is not posted somewhere that describes the © you have to ask the individual that made the image because nothing here gives you a clue where it is All Rights Reserved or not. 

HOWEVER... I suspect most won't mind.

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11 hours ago, VanillaLovelace said:

The perfect place to spend the weekend ... but why I am still wearing my Heels ... LOL

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SL beaches are the only beaches where heels work...

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