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Eric Martin

"Echo of better days" by Eric Martin

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I sat alone today
for the first time in as long as I can remember
Just lost in my thoughts
and they all circled back to you
Better yet, the you I once thought I knew
Someone I hoped I'd forgot
It's sad to think I don't even know you anymore
the you who once rested in my arms
and told me you loved you more
but you told me so much more with your eyes
that your heart could never explain
and in them I saw the lies
that it tried to hide
Even now the thoughts burn deep inside
of the you I thought I once knew
Talking to you the other day made me see
something that took a year to understand
She's truly gone and all I'm left with is you
and it doesn't seem to matter what I say
or what I do
you're only a sad shell of what used to be you
the you I adored with all my heart
But now when I hear the words that come out of your mouth...
they echo in my mind of better days
and they only made realize something
as I sit alone
just lost in my thoughts...
Truly now...
It can't be,
and it all begins to fade away.
the endless summer nights,
the silly nothings,
the things that used to make us smile...
it's all gone,
but this thought lingers on my mind,
I hate you.

*Poem by the artist

8 Dec 2007:-) Janna Prosvirina
Beautiful picture!
Love the poem too.
8 Dec 2007:-) Anne Wipf
This is so beautiful! I love the details and the textures. Great work.
8 Dec 2007:-) Justin A 'Merlion Emrys' Williams
You succeeded admirably.

Actually...I'd rather like to see him from the front. I bet he's cute. But I digress..
8 Dec 2007:-) Justin A 'Merlion Emrys' Williams
I love the guitar/lute thing, his hair, and the car that matches the walls. Very nice.

1 Eric Martin replies: "Thank you, I tried to keep every element blending together while remaining independant from each other."
29 Feb 200845 FevER
FevER loves you poem much.. it’s like..I can drawn on it.
and the pic..show deeply feeling..
28 Jul 200845 Malinda
Hey Eric, It has been awhile since I looked at your stuff. I like your new art. It looks a little softer, brighter and more refined but it still has a good edge to it, Good Job. 11
26 Oct 200845 Anon.
10 Mar 2010:-) Morgan Rhys Emlyn Jenkins
The colors looks wonderfully soft, perfect for the poem and the scene in the picture

:-) Eric Martin replies: "Thank you! I spent a long time "rusting up" that truck 2"
13 Feb 2011:-) Michael pixiepie john
great picture !
love the arrangement , and colours ,
the textures are very distinctive and pleasing
and add a lovely feel

:-) Eric Martin replies: "Thank you!"
13 Feb 2011:-) Rachel Thérèse Mahoney
OMGsh! I totally didn’t even realize he was sitting on a truck until I read one of the comments, and I was like huh ? I zoomed back up to the picture and was like... oh ... 12

But on a less silly and more serious note, I love your art and the poetry you put up with your pictures. But more specifically this poem, because it hits a nerve in me that I would love to forget but will always remain a part of me. It reminds me of someone I lost, but in the end the one I lost was never really who I thought he was. he had always been a lie. Your poem rings such truth to the matter. Thank you very much!

sorry for the long comment... I tend to ramble a bit... 16

:-) Eric Martin replies: "I’m glad you took a second look. I think I appreciate the poem more than the piece itself now."
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'Echo of better days':
 • Created by: :-) Eric Martin
 • Copyright: ©Eric Martin. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Anime, Boy, Child, Guitar, Landscape, Truck, Vintage
 • Categories: Architecture, Houses, Castles, etc, Landscape, Nature, Panoramic, Urban Fantasy and/or Cyberpunk
 • Techniques: Computer Painted from Scratch
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien, Other Author, Other Artist, Stephen King
 • Submitted: 2007-12-04 19:58:04
 • Views: 4819
 • Resolution: 673x561

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