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Wherever We Go From Here WIP #1 by ericinprogress Wherever We Go From Here WIP #1 :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 97 6 Half Dome by ericinprogress Half Dome :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 18 3 Shipwreck by ericinprogress Shipwreck :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 9 0 A Process Of Self-worth - Alternate Version by ericinprogress A Process Of Self-worth - Alternate Version :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 326 17
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A Process Of Self-Worth
Likely I heard it in undertones,
Often a subtle remark reveals more than intended.
Said it once and should have meant it then,
Too often distance creates a void that you have to struggle to cross on your own
Those regrets have a funny way of consuming you if you let them,
Overwhelming needs to give in to every heartless word,
Gathering every wasted moment,
Eagerly trying to find a way to get out of my own head.
Today felt like it was the right time to let it go.
Haven’t realized every step towards the edge was reaching it together.
Even having a chance to take another step with you was a process of self-worth.
Relieved to find you there after finding my way on my own.
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A Process Of Self-worth (Land's End Pt. 3) by ericinprogress A Process Of Self-worth (Land's End Pt. 3) :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 382 39 A Process Of Self-Worth WIP #4 by ericinprogress A Process Of Self-Worth WIP #4 :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 49 7 A Process Of Self-Worth WIP #3 by ericinprogress A Process Of Self-Worth WIP #3 :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 27 8 A Process Of Self-Worth WIP #2 by ericinprogress A Process Of Self-Worth WIP #2 :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 13 2 A Process Of Self-Worth WIP #1 by ericinprogress A Process Of Self-Worth WIP #1 :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 24 2 Where I go from here *Alternate Version by ericinprogress Where I go from here *Alternate Version :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 222 17 Regaining Control Was Something Implied *Alternate by ericinprogress Regaining Control Was Something Implied *Alternate :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 266 13
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Regaining Control Was Something Implied
Seemed like a confession was starting over.
A clean slate to clear my cluttered mind.
Round after round of apologies and I don’t feel any different.
It makes me wonder if being transparent was really worth it.
Almost feels like I’m dragging my feet towards that crucial step forward,
but a step in any direction would be better than where I am today.
If it’s another day wasted,
I can always sleep it off.
Although I sometimes feel motionless in my dreams,
trapped in snapshots from sour moments in time I’ll never be able to fix.
They are like fragile mental pictures too scrambled anyway when I try to focus.
But I think if I could just let them deteriorate this time I could leave this place in my head.
And in the morning I might be in a capacity to sort it all out if it’s not still a fog in my mind.
And If it’s another year wasted,
I think I’m beginning to feel weary and uninterested.
But I know looking back again gets me nowhere.
If I’m still
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Regaining Control Was Something Implied by ericinprogress Regaining Control Was Something Implied :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 421 73
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Wherever I Go From Here
Misplaced in a tiny moment this time slips away from us,
like every doubt we've shared has me constantly counting backwards towards a cluster of empty promises.
Mostly I was just sitting there with you wasting another hour away from moving forward.
I was surprised when you caught me stuck in my head again,
contemplating every bad thing in this world like it was all a fault of my own.
An unfaithful me wanted to cower in a corner every time a flash of guilt triggered another reason to look away from you.
A misstep over a gap in my judgment was a free-fall into a persistent pit of regret.
Anticipating a negative reaction I tensed up waiting for this peaceful moment to fail,
When You playfully nudged me and said,
"Where there are shadows there is also light."
I shrugged and accepted that you were probably right.
You smiled and I sighed.
Somehow you've always had a way of turning my attention to the brighter side of things.
However I don't know where this life is going.
And I kind of feel l
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Wherever I Go From Here by ericinprogress Wherever I Go From Here :iconericinprogress:ericinprogress 486 91

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Eric R. Martin
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Currently based out of Long Beach, California I am a member of RAW:natural born artists. I have had one foot in and out of the art society for the last 12 years choosing to focus on personal projects instead of a professional avenue.

My style is loose and personal. I usually rely on imagery I see in abstract things from nature and society. I try to create environments that tell a story and relate to others the inner workings of my mind.

I have published several times with ImagineFX. My work is featured in the book, "Fantasy Workshop: Mastering Digital Techniques":www.amazon.com/Fantasy-Worksho… and Socar Myles', "Fantasy Art Drawing Skills", www.amazon.com/Fantasy-Worksho….

In 2010 I was awarded grand prize in Corel's 25th Anniversary contest for my painting, "I stopped to Day Dream and 20 Years Passed Me By": fav.me/d2rcjps
Interests
  • Listening to: Jimmy Eat World
  • Reading: "Atlas Shrugged" Ayn Rand
  • Drinking: H20

If you want to know a little more about me and my quirks feel free to add or follow me on:

 

Facebook -www.facebook.com/eric.in.progr… or,

Instagram - instagram.com/eric_in_progress#

 

 

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didok80 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday!!!
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Metal-Bender Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2017   Photographer

:iconhappybirthdaycakeplz::icondancingcatplz::iconhappybirthdaysignplz:Happy Birthday Eric!!:party::iconfuncakeplz::icongiftplz::iconbdayfireworks1plz::iconbdayfireworks2plz::iconchampagneplz:

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daeien Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2017
Happy Birthday! :D (Big Grin) Party Have your cake and eat it too Party :D (Big Grin)
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Happy birthday
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Happy Birthday! :D :party: :cake: :party: :D
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YoruNeko6 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2016  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday ! I wish you all the best ! birthday cake :happy birthday: 
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copper9lives Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2016  Professional General Artist

:rose: Forgive the lateness of this… :rose:

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Bowl-of-Soups Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2016  Student General Artist
Great stuff. Beautiful words. :)
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khancopperfox Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You mentioned in your profile you generally take inspiration in the world and the abstract and use environment to tell a story.

Is it possible for you to maybe explain this a little more?
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