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I collect points for two reasons.

1. The first and foremost: To give to others. I love giving things and I love to support the deviants I like! Be it points, llamas (as I'm sure many of you noticed), cake badges, ect. To give points, I have to have points.

2. To maintain a membership. I've got one for awhile and this is the least of the two priorities but I'd like to be able to renew my membership when the time comes.

Regardless of the amount, every donation gets a llama if I haven't already given you one (and I randomly give llamas to EVERYONE so I probably have already)

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(Side note: Damn it's been awhile since I updated my journal)

    So I give a lot of llama badges out. I've done so pretty much since they came out with them and I've given almost 19,000 of them. It's just a nice, free, easy thing to do. On top of that, it's a great way to foster communication and also to say "Hi, my art work is here!" without actually coming across as advertising or forcing someone to look at anything if they don't want to. So I like it. I also use that little one-click llama badge widget thing so that helps even more. 

    It's been a long time since I've gone on a llama binge and I just got the widget back and have been doing it. Hitting the random deviant button, giving a badge, and looking at art makes me happy. 

    Apparently it's also an invitation to be a creep to me.

    I can 100% guarantee that men do not get this kind of treatment from giving out badges. I've had a couple people PM me to thank for me a badge...and then go into how attractive I am. I've had others post about my appearance on my page while using thanking me for a badge to get their foot in the door. And the grand prize for gross creep comes from a man who commented on my ACTUAL PAGE WHERE PEOPLE CAN ACTUALLY SEE to thank me for "giving this slave a llama badge" because "a gift to a slave is an honour to its owner".

    What the fucking FUCK?!

    Look, I don't care what kind of BDSM slave play you get up to. Your kink is not my kink and that's okay. But DO FUCKING NOT involve people in it without their consent. He claims he didn't interpret me giving him a badge as being part of slave play but then why have the kind of response that proves you're lying? That's creepy as hell. I gave him a badge because the widget showed I hadn't given him one yet despite him commenting on my work. I'd forgotten to and now I'm honestly just wishing I could take back badges. I'm not into that branch of BDSM, I'm not into being any kind of owner or master at all, and the idea of referring to a human being as "it" is incredibly unsettling to me. 

    I get that men as a whole (rather you consider yourself a man or an "it") just generally do not give two shits about women's comfort in regards to sexuality. I'm a stripper. I constantly see how women are viewed as public property, how out comfort comes in last place while making men comfortable and respecting their sexual desires and comforts comes first even over our consent, how a woman a man deems to be attractive is considered to always be consenting regardless of her desires, age (if she's even an adult or not), sexual preferences, mental state, etc. But how fucking hard is it to NOT speak to women like you're on a porn site? 

    Apparently too hard. Because I get men speaking to me like this all the time. I literally never EVER flirt with someone publicly. I rarely flirt in private messages, never initiate flirting, and try to shut flirting down about 95% of the time regardless of if I'm attracted to the person because I simply cannot handle how aggressive people get. But apparently a fucking llama badge is considered to be a invitation to be involved in slave play now.
  • Listening to: Alpenglow by Nightwish
  • Reading: The Taqwacores by Michael Muhammad Knight
  • Watching: Agents of SHIELD
  • Playing: Nothing
  • Eating: Doughnuts
  • Drinking: Water

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i.
The poet is dead
The janaza will be said
between isha and fajr
Your presence
is not required

ii.
She died with your name
on her lips
and on her fingertips
She died singing the song of her people
and doing what she loved
She died alone

iii.
It happened in the midst of battle
a knife to her gut
an axe to her leg
the arrow in her left shoulder
She was swarmed
Her last words were whispered
face down in the snow
Her heart
was in the north

iv.
to the right
asalamu alaikum
to the left
asalamu alaikum

ameen
This is Not a Poem About Suicide, But-
-Burn it All the Same


The janaza is the funeral prayer in Islam. Isha is the last prayer of the five daily prayers, fajr is the first. So basically "The funeral will be in the middle of the night but, don't worry, no one actually expects you to be there". When performing salah (the five daily prayers), it ends with the one praying looking to the right and saying "asalamu alaikum" (peace be upon you, the common greeting in Islam) and then looking to the left and saying it. Ameen is the Arabic word for Amen.

I have long wanted to write a piece influence by Islam while not actually being about Islam. There's lots of poems about Islam and Muslims, about being Muslim, about Muslim cultures. But I wanted to show a thought process influenced by Islam. I wanted to show how Islam can influence the way someone expresses themselves. 

Edit: OMG! A DD! On this poem too no less!! Of all my poems, I didn't expect this to get one. Between the mature content filter, the Islamic references, and the fact that it's a death poem (of which there are no shortage) I expected this to be the last of my work to ever get a DD even though it would have been one of the first works I would have wanted one on. I'm so happy and proud and grateful!
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Between Earth and Sky
So I really wanted to do a Denver inspired drawing. I wanted the top to be a mountain range and the bottom a cityscape with all the stars I could see up in the mountains in the middle. Turns out I couldn't draw mountains very well so I did crystals instead. I still like it.

Also it's weird trying to title my pieces on here. I don't usually title them. So I feel weird giving them fancy titles like they're masterpieces in a gallery or something. 
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(Side note: Damn it's been awhile since I updated my journal)

    So I give a lot of llama badges out. I've done so pretty much since they came out with them and I've given almost 19,000 of them. It's just a nice, free, easy thing to do. On top of that, it's a great way to foster communication and also to say "Hi, my art work is here!" without actually coming across as advertising or forcing someone to look at anything if they don't want to. So I like it. I also use that little one-click llama badge widget thing so that helps even more. 

    It's been a long time since I've gone on a llama binge and I just got the widget back and have been doing it. Hitting the random deviant button, giving a badge, and looking at art makes me happy. 

    Apparently it's also an invitation to be a creep to me.

    I can 100% guarantee that men do not get this kind of treatment from giving out badges. I've had a couple people PM me to thank for me a badge...and then go into how attractive I am. I've had others post about my appearance on my page while using thanking me for a badge to get their foot in the door. And the grand prize for gross creep comes from a man who commented on my ACTUAL PAGE WHERE PEOPLE CAN ACTUALLY SEE to thank me for "giving this slave a llama badge" because "a gift to a slave is an honour to its owner".

    What the fucking FUCK?!

    Look, I don't care what kind of BDSM slave play you get up to. Your kink is not my kink and that's okay. But DO FUCKING NOT involve people in it without their consent. He claims he didn't interpret me giving him a badge as being part of slave play but then why have the kind of response that proves you're lying? That's creepy as hell. I gave him a badge because the widget showed I hadn't given him one yet despite him commenting on my work. I'd forgotten to and now I'm honestly just wishing I could take back badges. I'm not into that branch of BDSM, I'm not into being any kind of owner or master at all, and the idea of referring to a human being as "it" is incredibly unsettling to me. 

    I get that men as a whole (rather you consider yourself a man or an "it") just generally do not give two shits about women's comfort in regards to sexuality. I'm a stripper. I constantly see how women are viewed as public property, how out comfort comes in last place while making men comfortable and respecting their sexual desires and comforts comes first even over our consent, how a woman a man deems to be attractive is considered to always be consenting regardless of her desires, age (if she's even an adult or not), sexual preferences, mental state, etc. But how fucking hard is it to NOT speak to women like you're on a porn site? 

    Apparently too hard. Because I get men speaking to me like this all the time. I literally never EVER flirt with someone publicly. I rarely flirt in private messages, never initiate flirting, and try to shut flirting down about 95% of the time regardless of if I'm attracted to the person because I simply cannot handle how aggressive people get. But apparently a fucking llama badge is considered to be a invitation to be involved in slave play now.
  • Listening to: Alpenglow by Nightwish
  • Reading: The Taqwacores by Michael Muhammad Knight
  • Watching: Agents of SHIELD
  • Playing: Nothing
  • Eating: Doughnuts
  • Drinking: Water

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Amara
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
Hello, all! I am 25 years old and I live in Conway, Arkansas! I've been doing art since I was a young child though I never really picked ONE type of art to do. I draw, I write, I do photography, lots of little things.

I'm also queer af.

Amara is my stage name and it is from the Codex Alera series by Jim Butcher. My name used to be Luna from Harry Potter.

Interact Stamp + Plz by UnicornReality Cake Badges by Romaji Give me MORE Llamas by Locou


On another note, be respectful to me. I understand that I'm naked on here. It is called modelling for a picture and it DOESN'T give you the right to be an asshole. I mean, think about this for a minute. I just told you I'm a stripper...I spent an entire shift at work being told the rudest of things, yelling at people for trying to touch and grab me after I've said "You can't touch me!", having people objectify me...and you want to come on here and make me KEEP dealing with that after I've come home? No. Rude, perverted, overly sexual comments will not be allowed. They will be deleted and you will be blocked. I will be respected.

This is an art site. If you want to talk like that, go to pornhub.

Respect Stamp 001 by Respect-Us


I do write quite a bit even if most of my writing isn't on here and I'm totally up for collabs in writing. I write romance, soft sci fi, and fantasy (mostly of the high and urban varieties) mostly but I'll take a look at any concept that is NOT a mystery. I'm awful at mysteries. I rarely read them and I certainly don't write them. Also humorous stuff, I'll do the story but you'll have to provide the humor.

If your concept involves vampire though, then I'll give it a shot. I love vampires stuff. Not Twilight though.

I AM up for collaborating on fanfics, including yaoi, yuri, and R rated ones but I'm highly unlikely to write for a ship that isn't from something I'm very familiar with. Give me your idea and we can totally talk though :)
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:iconmyeongkd:
MyeongKD Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Thank you for the llama!
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aurora003 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Artist
Hello and thank you for the Llama badge I was just going to say I respect you as an artist in your art is very beautiful
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LightsOnAmara Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :)
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NoPlayerCharacter Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks (2) by NoPlayerCharacter  
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mb109-da Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the llama. Here, take one too! :)
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TheBoundArtist Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much llama
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smallsofthamish Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Many thanks Amara for the Super Llama Badge and a belated Happy New Year 2011 
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QuazarIllustrations Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the llama, have one back ^^  Llama 01 by QuazarIllustrations  
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ClaytoneCarpe Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2019  Professional Writer
Merci pour le llama. ^^
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GuardianMajor Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2019  Professional General Artist
:party: Happy Birthday!
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