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"Desiring the spotlight to be on one's vainglorious self
is a very lonely vision to entertain that will die with you.
Turn your ambitions to the future for everybody’s sake
and the people will immortalize you in their memories."

Note: The phrase has been added to my Insights beyond the Doorsill - a continuum

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Giving my mind a brief rest from my biggest project...


Not that my mind really rests, but my project is a great headache, a great headache in the metaphorical sense. I am trying to get it finished, but rushing it means to take away from its quality. Proofreading, improved thoughts, correcting contradictions between words and sentences, improving word use, illustrating the delivered message(s), and making everything concise as much possible are all things that are prolonging the project, but it will be worth the wait.

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As I said to a few of my d.A. contacts who have messaged me, "Pardon my long hiatus." To put it quite briefly, I am doing fine, but I've been taking a break from d.A. for a while. In addition to that, there's been many things I needed to take care of, and I'm currently (still) working on one of my biggest projects consisting of illustrated concepts with explanations for readers to digest that unifies just about everything into one topic through both a philosophic and reasonable scientific-like view of all things.

And even if my project is something not everyone will agree with (I expect no such thing, want no such thing [quite an ignorant desire]), mark my words the material will deliver in that it will make you think about many things from a fresher, different and advanced viewpoint.

Meanwhile (as I do from time-to-time,) I have recently been looking over some of my older works with new eyes to re-define them.
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Some of my favorite quotes (in no particular order)


Sappho:

"Shivering with sweat, cold tremors over the skin, I turn the colour of dead grass, and I'm an inch from dying."

"...Again and again...because those I care for best, do me most harm."

Oscar Wilde:

"Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth."

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."

"One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry." (Ah, so true. More than not, when marriage is official on paper, things oddly seem to get worse).

Rumi:

"This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of Life. Finally, to take a step without feet."

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase "each other" doesn't make any sense."

Albert Pike:

"What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal."

"Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted."

Blaise Pascal:

"Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He/God exists."

Lord Alfred Tennyson:

"A smile abroad is often a scowl at home."

"There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds."

"I the heir of all ages, in the foremost files of time."

William Blake:

"To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour."

"What is now proved was once imagined."

"When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do."

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Quotes for Your Creative Drive:


Quote, "Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world!" End of quote — Archimedes.

Emphasis: Move the world, today!

Quote, "A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self." End of quote. Charles Dickens.

Emphasis: Anything you do or create — exception to the rule of what you say to ignorant people — is not wasted time on you! especially if you're an artist or writer entertaining an audience.

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My Newest Music / Playlist – 2013


NOTE: If you find yourself smirking at something you may not like, move on to the next track. Understand that because I am an artist, writer, and a critic of the arts I am very open to all forms of art. There may also be some repeats from last year's music list.

Vocalistic Songs: (I don't care for all the videos, mostly the music)
Chromatics – Cherry www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjQ2jG…
The Gorillaz – On Melancholy Hill www.youtube.com/watch?v=04mfKJ…
Guild Wars 2 – Fear Not This Night www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOMQxV…
Namie Amuro – Come (Alpha Trance Remix) www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd6Gqe…
Love Letters in the Sand – Pat Boone www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhPlKL…
Chromatics – Lady www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbx8qR…
Metal Gear Solid 3 – Way To Fall (Starsailor) www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9hagV…
The Fixx – Red Skies at Night www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCM4_5…
The Fixx – Stand or Fall www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMNPMj…
Devin Townsend – Deadhead www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrxmrS…
Miyavi – Selfish Love www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEH7cp…
Miyavi – Survive www.youtube.com/watch?v=uunPri…
Miyavi – Survive (Studio Live) www.youtube.com/watch?v=Amx9-s…
Gackt – Black Stone www.youtube.com/watch?v=23qTT2…
Chromatics – Into the Black www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSycSB…
Ellie Goulding – Anything Could Happen www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hzgS9…
Gackt – Redemption www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXp0v9…
Motorcycle – As the Rush Comes www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oBRgX…
Age of Loneliness – Enigma www.youtube.com/watch?v=APW_Qw…
Andrea Banica – Love in Brazil (something different) www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mo3Qlj…

Instrumental Music:


Game / Instrumental Music had a big impact on me when I was much younger, and later on at the age of reason. Up until now, I really began to understand and appreciate it all. Now I listen to them when I write.

Joe Satriani – If I Could Fly www.youtube.com/watch?v=FclrtP…
The Black Mages - Assault of the Silver Dragon www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VAHTU…
Final Fantasy VII – The Man with the Machine Gun www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jho-p…
No Stress At All - Paul Hardcastle www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1YiSN…
Apache Warrior - Paul Hardcastle www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3ZpD3…
Metal Gear Solid – Sea Breeze www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0RM_N…
Relaxing, Beautiful Brazilian Music www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuIEkS…
Star Ocean 'Til the End of Time – Moon Base www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_fChm…
Star Ocean 'Til the End of Time – Into a Storm Not Memorized www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObspRA…
Star Ocean 'Til the End of Time – I See Your Reflection www.youtube.com/watch?v=XW60sr…
Believe Again – Techno Trance (rarely do I like this stuff) www.youtube.com/watch?v=-J68pQ…
Tchaikovsky – Waltz of the Flowers www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cg1dMp…
Dmitri Shostakovich – The Second Waltz www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoS1_C…
Juventino Rosas – Over the Waves Waltz www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzCCQZ…
Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sU4mg…
Johann Strauss Jr. – Vienna Blood www.youtube.com/watch?v=2R4yTf…
Johann Strauss Jr. – Voices of the Spring Waltz www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqm9ja…
Percy Faith – Theme from a Summer Place www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt7SPm…
Steve Vai – Building the Church www.youtube.com/watch?v=vv5UUE…
Steve Vai – Bad Horsie www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5BrE1…
Valkyrire Profile 2 – The Meditation of Many Years www.youtube.com/watch?v=ob6-A9…
Valkyrie Profile 2 – At Peace with Extinction www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOerCf…
Valkyrie Profile 2 – A Stable Float www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOerCf…
Valkyrie Profile 2 – No Knowledge of Wisdom www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuP1Od…
Valkyrie Profile 2 – Neighboring Infinity www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr990m…
Xenosaga – Omega www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHpvQl…
Xenosaga – The Resurrection www.youtube.com/watch?v=izpN6h…
Xenosaga – Ormus www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnYNO-…
Resident Evil 4 – Save Theme (calming) www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BR1ZG…
Final Fantasy X-2 – Eternal Memories of Lightwaves – www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9ee_E…
Guild Wars 2 – Fear Not This Night (piano version) www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YzWlx…
Final Fantasy VIII – The Salt Flats www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqPFN0…
Genso Suikoden V – Scar of Destruction www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKRFtg…
Genso Suikoden V – Recollection www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPxFJf…
Metal Gear Solid 3 – Surfing Guitar www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW8ZOG…
Metal Gear Solid 4 – Start Menu Screen www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ATzz3…
Final Fantasy VII – Ahead On Our Way www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcEGFA…
Final Fantasy VII – Anxious Heart www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMvHTl…
Final Fantasy VII – Infiltrating the Shinra Tower www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfNHui…
Final Fantasy VII – Trail of Blood www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiWV2K…
Final Fnatasy VII – The Chosen One by the Planet www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rV40y…
Final Fantasy VII – The Nightmare Begins www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwBjCK…
Devil May Cry – Vergil Battle www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdSvIP…
The Legend of Dragoon – The Forbidden Land www.youtube.com/watch?v=McIcOH…
The Legend of Dragoon – Ruined Celes www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTlpKW…
The Legend of Dragoon – Village of Tragedy www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6ZV5S…
Chrono Cross – Death Sea www.youtube.com/watch?v=ine3_j…
Final Fantasy X – Path of Repentance www.youtube.com/watch?v=TA5Ppk…
Final Fantasy XII – The Dalmaska Eastersands www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgvaZ1…
On the Move! – Final Fantasy VIII www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDj7ay…

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I am still working on my poem Farewell Vanishings, formerly Farewell Footsteps, despite being very busy for quite some time now. One of the reasons for the name change is I found myself in the poem relating to footsteps a little too much, therefore, I don't want it to focus on that one particular piece of imagery. I want to expand the poem more to relate to other things.
Here is a teaser excerpt from the poem:

"Softest on the grass plods, loudest on the lumber,
Farewell! light-to-heavy footsteps always leaving,
Therewith my going moments enticed right then
Like vultures in wait to pluck the muses in men,
Then peck! n' peck! at Earth to form our graves;
Would-be futures are enslaved by eternal slumber."
From - Farewell Vanishings

The poem touches up on moments throughout Life that come and go, love(s) that come and go, even the tiniest things we sometimes hear, think about, observe and dissect to understand, and how our thoughts just then came about, and later change.

I hope you'll enjoy this upcoming poem. I plan for it to be a longer piece than anything I've written before.

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Links to my Top-10 Poems to-date:


Almost Always An Almost - an epigram
As I Saw Death - Sonnet
A Woman's Throne
In Memoriam - Mari
Sloggin' Down Fame Street
The Big Blue Boss
Love Disposal
Artists Collapse In Prosperity
Looking Out - Sonnet
The Onlooker's Doom - Sonnet

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I caught on to this behavior after seeing some users Favorite my work,
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A stellar Fractal Artist:


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Is a madwoman when it comes to creating Fractals.
When you look over her work an other world can be seen.

PERMANENT FEATURED POETS/WRITERS:


Here are some really interesting writers/poets, equally great,
and are NOT to be assumed to favoritism in the order listed:

:iconscarlettletters:
Is a small-letter poet extraordinaire, brief in his power of word choice
that tends to speak for everyone, whose work is exotic and profound,
and sometimes mixes archaic with modern diction: time overlapping.

:icongargoylesblood:
Is a modern minstrel/poetic song writer whose work offers and shows
much knowledge through the eyes of an experienced wandering soul,
and is young at heart but very strong in almost everything he writes.

:iconunordinalwhimsey:
Is a high-spirited and sometimes experimental poet, although
random at times, she goes about writing of the smallest things in
the most eloquent of ways, most would pay no mind, pays mind.

A masterful Metal Artisan:


:iconrajala:
Are you into original, unlikely and daring metal artwork?
Then stop by Rajala's Gallery to see some of the best
uniquely designed furniture and metalwork!

Nothing he does is cast iron. It is all forged with hammers
and traditionally done with near seamless welding.

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Siryan (Sir-ry-uhn)
United States

Artist / Music-oriented Poet / Logician / Literary Critic | Littérateur | Traditional & Free Forms Literature: Exotic Romance, Introspective, Satire, Mysticism, Perceptive, Lyrical/Song, Dark & Angsty


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I am Siryan, a music-oriented short-story writer, poet, and artist. Music plays genius; listen, and create! -- that is what I do.
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Pardon my long hiatus. I am doing just fine, but I've been taking a break from d.A. for a while. In addition to that, there's been many things I needed to take care of, and I'm currently (still) working on one of my biggest projects consisting of illustrated concepts with words for readers to digest that unifies just about everything into one topic in a philosophic and reasonable scientific-like view of things.
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Honest spoken words, often unsaid, even from good men. I can deeply relate. Lucky for me, it's all thanks to music that tames me from destructive extremes. Some use alcohol and drugs for their escape, but I use the safest retreat from this world through a certain kind of music.
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Searching for a beautiul poet that resides within these walls... Siryan.. A note awaits you!
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