Optimism

Sci fi/Fantasy image by

Diana Ruskin

I did this in 10 minutes during art class. This girl is a fire mage who has been liberated, in her mind, through hitting bottom. She has cut herself, finding sick pleasure in self-mutilation. The three eyes represent the change in her character through three events - in the first, she is chosen as a fire elemental, in the second, her loved one is stolen by her best friend, and in the third, her rage engulfes her being itself, and there is no turning back. (Actually, the smudgy eye is the result of my worst enemy, Tia, who jogged my elbow without saying 'excuse me' on the way to the towels.) -MY poem. T here is nothing left to lose Once you hit bottom, you begin How can you know all of yourself Until you explore your dark side? Liberty Amity Breathing blood through my broken, twisted apathy and pain Spiritually Out at sea Never figured hitting bottom felt so good, When I hit bottom there is nothing left to be...


Published More than a year ago

Category Mythology



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