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HistoryDude

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Now that the Saiiban don't have to work
What will happen to those that lived from work?
What will happen to those that enjoyed work?

The break is earned.
We do not sing eternally.
Sometimes, silence is necessary!
 
Echoes of the Past Unraveled New

Chilango2

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Echoes of the Past Unraveled

When voices rise up to the sky
Create Music; Echoes in space
Echoes in time; Vibrate in Memory—
Like so many strings

Symphonies sung softly in space
Create Music; Echoes in space
Echoes in time; Vibrate the Heart—
Like so many reeds

Memories of others gone by
Create Notes; Echoes in time
Echoes in our story; Inflame the Mind—
Like so many stars

Remnants of passage, of ruin, of wreckage,,
of rights wronged and wronged rights of warnings and
war and wreckage and waste and and and and….
Echo in time; Vibrate the Soul—
As a lesson, A warning

Memories of the voices of others singing gone by
Create a symphony; Echoing in space time,
Echoes across time, place, species; We remember—
We will remember.

(But for how long?)



 

Chilango2

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A most excellent notion
To take a break from all this commotion
And cease all motion

Enjoy the time offline
Think not of verse or rhyme
When'er ye return 'twill be fine.
While we did not cease motion
(that would mean death)
We did enjoy different directions

With circumstance giving me cause
I spent half the week out of doors.
But now finding time
at last to read rhyme,
I find that the story's on pause!

Enjoy your break, @Chilango2! Very well earned, I'm sure. :)
You were out, I in,
Then I out, you in
Cycles.

Now that the Saiiban don't have to work
What will happen to those that lived from work?
What will happen to those that enjoyed work?

The break is earned.
We do not sing eternally.
Sometimes, silence is necessary!
Saiiban continue
their existence is eternal now
outside of the author
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Thank you all for the kind words, as you can see, we're back, I plan on trying to get through quite a few updates in the next few weeks so I can finally resume the game (I paused it while I caught up)
Also, in case you weren't aware, voting for the ACA's is open, so if haven't already head over there and vote. :)
 

HistoryDude

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Sing, O Muse, of days long past
Or of days yet to come
Who knows if there is a difference?
Temporal linearity isn’t a guarantee...
 
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Floating on Air

And now for a truly curious event
Just when you perhaps thought
the surprises of the universe were spent
It seems we have caught sight
Of gaseous beings whose plight
We have decided to mediate.

And why not?
It will be an interesting experiment.
Let this new type of life grow, ferment.
Another seed planted, another flower grows
The pollen is picked up by the wind as it goes
And spreads, floating

Taste the air, fly,
Amidst the winds of life
Blowing unexpectedly,
Taking you to new places, new sights,
Wonder.


 

HistoryDude

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Life comes in many forms
We have met gaseous and solid lifeforms
Who says that liquid lifeforms are not?

It seems as if not all fellow sentients are nice
As if they are not good.
All beings have evil in their heart.