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Lilleah Adora West

"The Will to Fly" by Lilleah Adora West

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this is a poem (my poem): ** We all bear chains, we all have pains. Things that hold us down, things that keep us bound. Those who set themselves apart, who drift away from the norm, or those who are just born, set apart from the pack, are the first to go under attack. People fear those who are different, both in body and in soul. Those who look down on you, who frown at your difference-your separate outlook on life are the first to drown you. They add to your pain, they add another link to the chain, and then all the despair comes together like a pouring rain…and hope begins to drain. You drift into the dark, ashamed you are set apart, but we all are not the same, you are not to blame: * The darkness fell and all was lost as he could not feel a thing around him and his mind was shut off to the world. The darkness took him deep and far from the light as all was no longer dear to him…as all had been so harsh with him…his form shunned, his life abused, his heart stunned, his trust misused. Things were not as they were before and it becomes worse ever still. At first he did not fight, he just let the darkness take him until fear took grip of his heart like a poisonous bite, he did not fight until he no longer could grasp a single shard of himself…and then he fought. He did not let the darkness drag him down, and though the darkness still fell he fought it, he fought the chains and pains…. forever striving forward, to once again find the light.

16 Jun 200445 Friday
that is fantastic, everything about it, the drawing the poem, everything. i wish i had half the skill you do. and i write lyrics, so i really understand the depth of the poetic nature... i just love everything about it. good job!
24 Jul 2004:-) Leigh 'Katt' Berggren
It's neat that you include poems, but they're hard to read in paragraph format. Inserting line and paragraph breaks should fix that. There are plenty of tutorials on HTML if you're not sure how. =)

:-) Lilleah Adora West replies: "i did not know how to at the time, and i am SO glad some one told me, its (only without the spaces, i had to do that or it would act as a page break)and i plan to go back and fix the poem with breaks....do you know how to make the text turn up a different color, i have seen some elfwooders do it."
22 Nov 2004:-) Tracy Jean Kurtz
Ouch...seriously, my stomach is roiling right now. This picture makes me hurt- and wonderfully done too! The only thing I, in all my unworthiness, would do, would be to pull some [more] of that yellow/white from the top left down into the bottom right. I know it wouldn't make sense based on the picture and where he's coming from and all, but it would give the colors more balance.

My meandering comments aside, this is brilliant. Luv your stuff!
8 Jan 200545 Little elvin girl
His face is amazing.
24 Jul 2005:-) John Ryan Byrd
Great Idea, I love that you'll attempt to draw anything even if its something your not so great at, meaning certain perspectives and anatomy, I see mistakes in this, but I also see a Brave artist that isn't scared to make that move. That is the fastest way to learn and improve on your art quickly, Its good to see that. That being said, Ditch this one.
5 Oct 200545 Reharalee
Yet again john, you have made it all too obvious that you did not read the damn story. Many of us can relate, i know i can. Great pic, great story, i was on the verge of tears as i read it, since it made me realize on just how many levels my life sucks right now. Not a bad thing, it's better to realize the truth and go goth than stay a prep with bottled emotions of self pity and rage.
5 Jan 200645 Ashley
*giggle* no! I'm not giggling at the story! That made my heart break, but i was giggling at the last two people.
8 Dec 200645 Reharalee
Yeah, yeah, we all know that john needs to get the stick out of his arse and i should probably stop ranting at him, but come on! He's so flippin' entertaining to bash (and he deserves it), how could i possibly resist?! Piccy remains amazing, john still needs to die in a hole!
26 Dec 200645 Zanzibar
like his expression
i also like the buuildings, it connects the pic the the present which is what is happening now
The war now happened because the Muslims were different and just happened to be sitting on a bunch of oil
Do some more pics like this
2 Jul 2009:-) Makena C DeCosta
the will to fly is stronger then the chains that hold us all we have to do is spread our wings
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'The Will to Fly':
 • Created by: :-) Lilleah Adora West
 • Copyright: ©Lilleah Adora West. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Anthro, Bat, Chains, Demon, Free, Furry, Light, Pull, Sad, Tail, Wings
 • Categories: Anthropomorphic (Furries), Demons, Imps, Devils, Beholders...
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Coloured Pencils, Black Ink
 • Submitted: 2004-05-08 05:54:58
 • Views: 4943
 • Resolution: 544x700

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