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I am limitless and boundless in my search for a new plane.
Finding myself swimming among the tides, I slip past the stars.
The pans, the bull, the fish, the centaur, the dual headed one, the crab, etc.
Mindless I wander, awaiting the decision of my subconscious.
I have found something deep within that beckons to me sweetly.
A place in time from whence I had once left behind.
I walk back to find the sun crowding the shade of the trees.
Where the sweet fruit lies untapped, beautiful, within its own masked simplicity.
I listen to the sounds of the woods as they drift past the leaves.
I wait for the nymph as she calls to me calmly.
Sickness takes hold as my time is too limited.
Yet, I push through, finding my footing once more to follow her foot falls.
We emerge as something born anew, something grand, different by every sinew.
Time has given us strength, thought, patience, pleasure, happiness.
How does one tell another to find such a thing?
It is buried within us, the possibility and plausibility  for peace and tranquility.
And even I mistakenly pass it by, time after time.

But, when I find it - oh it is more than worth it.
For peace can be made everlasting,
when one realizes that to lose control of the all is to gain control of the self.
We pretend that we are an evolved civilization devoid of animalistic and primal behaviors. In truth, our advancements in communication, in technology, in science, in medicine, and more have served to actually stunt our natural ability to flourish in an intellectual and mental state of mind. In fact, these societal shifts have done more than just stunted our growth – they have given cause for our minds to revert and cave in on itself. It is why mental disorder runs rampant and seem to be no closer to eradicating it than finding a cure for cancer. Sure, there are recent developments and major steps being taken in all fields to provide us a better chance to live a long and fruitful life. Yet, stress and pressure is consistently burning the ropes tethering us to freedom from ourselves. Don*t you see! It is we. It is us. We are the ones who are stopping ourselves from a myriad, a plethora of possibility. It is the tale of the artist who defeats himself, allowing for the lesser skilled ones to surpass him. It is the tale of the writer who never seems to write anything – only because doubt scratches out the very words that seep from him. It is the tale of the nurse who works hard and yet, subconsciously, finds innumerable detriments standing in her way to success. It is the tale of the business man who cannot catch a break because he seems to be finding all of the parasitic organisms rather than the philanthropic investor. It is the tale of the programmer who seems to find him or her self in a constant state of buggy software which hinders his or her work, though the concept and project waiting in tandem will the world.
We know not the very truth that pervades all of us. When we see a shadow near the doorway to progression and success, we falter and cease our advance. We must realize that it is only our own shadow and cowering serves no purpose but to allow products, notions, objects, art projects, inventions, world altering creations, etc. to push through the cracks and find a voice that screams louder than another collection of items which bears quality that far supersedes it. In time, that voice that exists within each of us will begin to rehearse the play that grinds out our proper place in life. It will sing the songs of pleasure and pain until we find the route of most acceptable resistance. Why do we do this?
Because, we are no more and no less a creature as a dog, cat, ape, whale, etc. All of us live and breathe. All of us bear a heart. All of us bear a soul. All of us see, taste, touch, smell, and hear. All of us feel beyond the perceptibility of the sensory world. All of us need acceptance. All of us need love. All of us need everyone else.
What is the point of all this? Stop the fighting. Stop the pain. Stop the warfare. Stop the blood spilling on the battlefields. Stop the ignorance and hate. Stop the discrimination. Stop the manipulation. Stop the self-loathing. Stop the non-acceptance. Stop it all. We are too good for that. We are part of something much greater and grander than ourselves. We are a part of something often looked upon as negative, but, I am here to say is most wonderfully positive and uplifting. What are we all apart of?
Life.
Live, love, laugh, accept, please, cheer, support, exist, enjoy, and above all, be.
Evolution of the Self - A Call to Action
Hey there everyone,

I wont say much about this other than I think its something that should be read, heard, and understood.

I feel it is a positive message that should evoke what the world needs at the moment.

Pass it on =)

 - Jokermagi
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I want just a sip
A sip of that poison
The poison that makes me
The poison that makes you
To get you closer to me
To get me closer to you

I’m intoxicated with each drop
No, please don’t ever stop
I’ll do my best to act the part
Just like I did from the very start
If you’ll only humor me with every joke I tell
I promise I’ll follow you into the gates of hell

Cause I want just a sip
A sip of that poison
The poison that makes me
The poison that makes you
To get you closer to me
To get me closer to you

It burns away the taste of my lips
Makes me focus on the sway of your hips
Trips me, drops me to the floor in no time
Gives reason for me to abhor the sunshine
Blood-borne, a pathogen in retrospect
Something I love, something I’d never expect

I’m intoxicated with each drop
No, please don’t ever stop
I’ll do my best to act the part
Just like I did from the very start
If you’ll only humor me with every joke I tell
I promise I’ll follow you into the gates of hell

Cause I want just a sip
A sip of that poison
The poison that makes me
The poison that makes you
To get you closer to me
To get me closer to you…
Public Domain Woman Sketch 2
Here's another sketch that I've quickly done here, once again from a public domain image found on google images.

Hope you all enjoy it!

Take care!

 - Jokermagic
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Jokermagic
Casey
Artist | Student | Traditional Art
United States
I'm an artugician. (That is artist, magician, musician, hahaha...) Very interested in art. Trying to refine and advance my skillset in figure drawing (or life drawing), storyboarding, and more. (P.s. - If anyone has any photographs I may use as reference images for my sketches, that would be greatly appreciated!)

And in regards to my work, whether sketches or literary content, I welcome comments and critiques! Thank you!

I am also heavily into video and computer gaming. I have studied and will continue to study computer programming. And more...

Take care!
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:icontatehemlock:
tatehemlock Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thanks so much for the faves!
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Jokermagic Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Yeah, absolutely!

Your work is phenomenal - keep up the great (art)work!

Have a great weekend and take care!

 - Jokermagic
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tatehemlock Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  Professional Photographer
You as well! See you sooooon!
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marystk Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015
thanks for the :+devwatch:
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Jokermagic Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Absolutely! Great stuff! Love your work!

May I ask something through pm about use of the images?

Thank you so much and take care!

 - Jokermagician
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marystk Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015
thanks a lot!

And no problem, I'm waiting for your pm.
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Jokermagic Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Absolutely!

Okay, thank you! I will send it over shortly!

Take care -

 - Jokermagic
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SleepyNiek Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave :)
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Jokermagic Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Absolutely! Fantastic work man!

Take care!
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SleepyNiek Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
aww thanks man :D
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