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Thunder
-The moaning of the firmament
as it sears its wounds with a white,
forked flame.

Vast, vast are the clouds above
-The dripping of its lifeblood
momentarily stayed. But for how long?
Does the scar remain when the billowing transience
forms and reforms anew?

This I contemplate as I cauterize the wounds
of my ghost-ridden heart,
moaning for the pain.
Thunder
Nothing special. Just a semi-meditative reflection.

"Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away."
-James 4:14, NASB
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So, this semester requires of me a lot more reading than I anticipated. Most of the stuff I'm able to work on at the moment is not in a state to be shared, but maybe soon I'll have some poetic inspiration (most of my recent writing consists of sparse additions to a novel that I'm writing). I can feel the beginnings of it. Anyway, I have tests to study for. As a closing remark, I neglected to add my email to my previous entry. Note that though I am busy and might not have the time, I am glad to receive requests for music that I can write at a later time.

traixheiden@yahoo.com (business only - no email of personal import, I have a different address for that)
  • Listening to: Giacinto Scelsi, Messiaen
  • Reading: Crime and Punishment, Goethe's Faust
Sep 19, 2014
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It's on days like these
That I look up and imagine us
Inside a teardrop from the sun,
Wondering what tragedy befell
To mother this melancholic deep
We stand within and beneath.
So, this semester requires of me a lot more reading than I anticipated. Most of the stuff I'm able to work on at the moment is not in a state to be shared, but maybe soon I'll have some poetic inspiration (most of my recent writing consists of sparse additions to a novel that I'm writing). I can feel the beginnings of it. Anyway, I have tests to study for. As a closing remark, I neglected to add my email to my previous entry. Note that though I am busy and might not have the time, I am glad to receive requests for music that I can write at a later time.

traixheiden@yahoo.com (business only - no email of personal import, I have a different address for that)
  • Listening to: Giacinto Scelsi, Messiaen
  • Reading: Crime and Punishment, Goethe's Faust

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Traix Heiden
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Traix Heiden is a writer and composer studying at Truman State University under the tutelage of Dr. Warren Gooch. His output consists primarily of poetry and vocal music, including sacred choral works and works setting his own lyrics. Myriad styles and genres influence his work, notably the Western and Japanese classical traditions, certain metal groups under the Solid State Records label, and literature from the science fiction, fantasy, and horror traditions. He is an active member of the Society of Composers.
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ShiningSteel Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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Refugnic Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much for the watch. May I ask, how I came to deserve this honor? Most certainly not because of my work 'Can you hear', right?
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Resplendent-Dawn Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student Writer
It was actually through a mention, which led me to read "The first chime," which I though was rather well-written. Your work, 'Can you hear?' is interesting. The strophes each took to the melody quite well. Speaking of the melody, it sounds a bit familiar. Is it adapted from somewhere else?
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Refugnic Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I kinda figured it was through Chen's mention :)

I'm glad you liked both 'The first chime' as well as 'Can you hear'.
Regarding the melody, it's very hard to come up with something completely original these days, as you may imagine and in about every piece of music you'll find some motive or another from another piece if you just keep looking long enough. (There's only about 24 notes you can use in varying length and order to make your own sound after all ;))

Anyway, to get back to your question, if I recall correctly, the song isn't exactly an 'adaption', but the main theme is inspired by a church song...unfortunately I forgot, which song that was.

If it reminds you of something else, that similarity is purely coincidental though. :)
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L-Inque Featured By Owner May 25, 2014   Writer
Thanks for the watch!
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Resplendent-Dawn Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Student Writer
I look forward to you resuming writing, whenever that may be.
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L-Inque Featured By Owner May 26, 2014   Writer
Thank you.  I did a little scribbling this weekend.  Depending on how recovery goes, it will probably be mid-summer before I can post anything new.  I'm sure it will all work out just fine.  
Have a great night :)
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SeptemberSkies2298 Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
thank you for the watch :heart:
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Resplendent-Dawn Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Student Writer
Congrats on the Daily Deviation!
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SeptemberSkies2298 Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you very much! :hug:
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