Surrender to LivingPart of me assumes that one day, I'll walk into the woods and lay my body, exhausted finally from the hurt and struggle, down into the leaves, and release myself from mortality.Surrender to Living6 years ago in Scraps More Like This
In ending, singing at last the song I've only murmured, releasing with life the best of myself. Able to escape at last, able to express itself in a final gasp, a secret melody liberated. And I, free finally from the need to work it out with my own two hands, free from the pressure of something burning inside. Something whose intricacy my fingers flail against and in myriad media, scratch out echos of what it could be, what it longs to be.
Tired of all these, she lay her head upon the fallen leaves, each a whisper, each a piece of what could have been. Then she dreamt. Wandering away from the noises of the past, and she found the dying day more beautiful than imagination; as it filled her eyes she sealed them, grasping to hold a beauty unthinkable, a great Love traveling to the bare places in her hear
WeaknessWeakness6 years ago in Fanfic - Through Darker Eyes More Like This
"I am on no one's side. My only concern is to see the lighthouse beacons lit once again..."
The sunlight was hot against his heavy vestments, thick winter cloak dragging against the warm stones of the mountain. The heat was oppressive, but pushed stubbornly aside in his excitement, gloved fingers clawing eagerly at the next handhold. He didn't have time to stop and wrest free of his cumbersome raiments didn't have time for anything other than climbing.
His breath caught ragged in his chest, parched tongue bared as he panted aloud. Perhaps he had gotten out of shape, using his command of the elements to levitate and warp through the moribund world. This peak had to be scaled by hand, though, to claim the prize that was gathering at the climax like pollen gathered at the stamen of a flower.
"The Golden Sun... The very quintessence of Alchemy's power! It's beginning! Wait for me! Please, wait! Wait until I reach the summit of Mt. Aleph!"
Alex barked a giddy laugh,