Poseidon Is:

in every parent who takes their kids to the lake and throws them up and into the water

in the cracks in the pavement and foundations after an earthquake

in the fish that follow and watch me as I walk through the aisles of tanks at the aquarium

in every tiny shell I find in the sandy mud around my grandparents’ pond

in the laughter of children as they splash in the water of garden hoses and summer sprinklers

in the cry of the gulls that fly over the river

in the shushing and crashing of waves from noisemakers that calm me

in the excited faces of first time high board divers as they pop up from the water at the pool

in every life guard at the water park who carefully watches over the patrons

in the people who haggle at the local fish market and walk away satisfied with their prize

in the trainers at the Zoo who do tricks with the seals and play with the penguins

in the hearts of bronco riders, barrel racers, and trick riders at the rodeo

in the crawdads that pop out of the mud unexpectedly after a hard rain at the farm

in summertime water gun wars in the front yard

in the memories of fishing trips with my father as a child—picking out baits and feeding the ducks and the thrill of the catch!

in the strings of teenie tiny shells at the craft store where I get my beads

in the joy of diving into the deep side of a pool and imagining the ocean

in the wind that whips across the lake and beats it into waves

in the millions of fractions of light glittering on the surface of lakes and ponds in the summertime

in childhood memories of jumping in puddles knee deep and squishing soil and sand under my toes

in the fear and amazement I feel when I watch a documentary about deep sea marvels

in the dreams I have of stepping on the beach one day and seeing the ocean in person

in every child who hears the ocean through a conch held to their ear

in the minds and hearts of all His landlocked followers who love Him

written for @ithalassa



The level auditions continued and everyone was finally divided into A (7 trainees) B (17 trainees) C (21 trainees) D (25 trainees) F (31 trainees). In their teams, they practiced the title song and choreography. The trainers then worked with separate levels to master the song. The trainees each recorded their own video for review. PLUS LOTS OF CRYING MIXED IN THERE.


Brand New Music totally killed it with a song MADE BY DAEHWI (which is why everyone was so impressed) and original choreo too. 

Starship did nicely and they asked Sewoon about becoming an idol after he was on Kpopstar as a singer-songwriter. He said that dancing could help him out in the future, so he is learning it too.

HOTSHOT and OFFROAD all did pretty well and surprised people!






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Preacher Fic: Blood Bites and Bourbon

Summary: Four Jesse/Cass moments taking place during S1E2 “See.” Or: Cass is lovesick and Jesse keeps giving him clothes. 

Fandom: Preacher (TV series) 

Words: 2,333

Warnings: Language

Pairings: Jesse/Cass 

A/N: I wrote this in one night because I love these two dorks, I think we need fic, and I am weak. 

Blood Bites and Bourbon 

One-hundred and nineteen years and Cass is still as damn tactile as he was a century ago, never mind the icy chill of his hands, or the grungy smell that’s got nothing to do with being a vamp. He’s learned that when he reaches out others tend to pull back—if they’re smart, anywhere near approaching sober—and that’s just another way life continually kicks him in the ass. He doesn’t mind much nowadays. Really and truly.

Makes it all the more of a shock though when the funny preacher reaches for him.

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Farmin’ in The Hood 2 have built a now flourishing farm and community garden in the heart of the blighted inner city in Kansas City, Missouri. They’ve helped a lot of struggling people out and are now aiming even higher. Check out the video for details and a good dose of inspiration. They’re doing great works.

whenever i go to sanctuary i always have to ring the bell or search all over the damn place for my companions…except maccready. i always know where to find that nerd. he’s always out back behind the house on his hands and knees diggin’ in the dirt and taking care of this one tato plant…it’s his favourite lil tato plant and he is always there taking such good care of it and i’m really proud of his commitment