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Who are you, and what am I?
Remember me? I touched the sky
I flew too hard and burned too fast
Dreams like mine, they just don't last
I touched the sun on feathered limbs
I satisfied my wildest whims
But I burnt out, and I fell down
My body wasn't ever found
But don't remember me for how I failed
I embody all the dreams that've sailed
So who are you, and what am I?
Remember me? I wasn't afraid to fly.
I consider this my classic poem. I wrote it quite a long time ago.. but I still consider it one of my best. Human nature, philosophy.. Icarus was the boy of Daedulus the inventor. He flew too high to the sun, causing the wax of his wings to melt, and fell. Most people point to the story as a form of "Know wisdom and temperance."

I prefer to think he died just the way he wanted to.

Kissing the sky.
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ZoZo1770 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist
Absolutely beautiful!
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Silent--Songbird Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice. I like how Icarus was happy that at least he wasn't afraid
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EchoChaser Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Something about this, I dont know, I just really like it.
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ScarsFromMyPastLife Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Marvelous. I agree about the point of Icarus dying the way he wanted to.
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ClutterCollector Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I don't know why more people haven't commented on this. This is really awesome.
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Jakota-Drake Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013
I love this!!!
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Sarah-chan14 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love it!!!
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rdath Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing :)
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fenixrising5602 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Gah I love this! This may sound weird but I'm getting a tattoo of Icarus' fall and was wondering if I could put this poem with it?
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