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the point by DarkRiderDLMC the point by DarkRiderDLMC
Bryce 7 pro:

The villagers climb the point to pray,
'n' then they throw their lives away,
leaping down to the rocks below,
their fluids join the ebb and flow.

Their God is not a watchful one,
creation finished, his job was done,
but they still go and pray and die,
hoping it will catch his eye.

That he'll return and say, "Enough!,
you've proven your love and all that stuff!"
But it has been ten thousand years,
a million lives, a billion tears.

Perhaps as Gods are so prone to do,
he's forgotten them as time's sands blew,
but they'll keep jumping to their death,
until there's no believers left.

And then, stripped of their love and pain,
their God will realize in vain,
that they were what gave him Godhood
and this time gone - he's gone for good.

If you're looking for a moral here,
it's that if your God demands a tear,
or that you spend your life in fear,
perhaps you need one that just likes beer!


Credit: The background villages are a Herminio Nieves freebie, the schooner is Jed Swindell's excellent work and the docks and boat are by my bud Rayvn available @ Content Paradise.
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Topas2012 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Awesome artwork and amazing words:) well done my friend;)
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COLOREDINLOVE Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know our God is different for some people.. You must believe You are control of the way you want to feel..I know it's bigger than all of the stars in the Universe!
My boyfriend the other night was Whip Create vodka..yep..lots of it! ;)  just rambling..not making sense!! Hugs and love!!!
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DarkRiderDLMC Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
I has never had Whip Cream Vodka, tasteee?
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COLOREDINLOVE Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Headbang! I'm hungry...Get in my belly! Flirtatious Boogie! Dance! :squee: Horny! Heart 
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Andrew-YM Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013   Digital Artist
This reminded me of Myst.
Damned Myst, I could never beat it...
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DarkRiderDLMC Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
Don't feel bad - I have games dating back to my first computer(a radio shack color computer with 16k ram and a tape drive) that I never beat :D.
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Andrew-YM Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013   Digital Artist
Only 16k? How did you survive?
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DarkRiderDLMC Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013
:D  Then, only the rich people could afford 32k.  When I bought the upgrade to 32k, I felt like a rich man.  At 64k, I felt like royalty and when I bought my first PC-AT with 512k I had a party.

Now I'm running an old dell with a single dualcore and 4 gig of ram and I really want a couple of quadcores and another four gig of ram.
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Andrew-YM Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013   Digital Artist
Darn these technological advancements! It's like you have to get a computer every five years or so.
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fredrikslicer Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
very eloquent 
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