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Calm - 'We Are Scared'

To be honest, there is not a lot I remember being an angel, Though I can speak volumes about being a demon The Devil does not allow us much of a past or a future. It is all about the now. Being around humans as much as I am, I have been able to remember more than the average demon Though there are other demons that spend a lot of time with humans, They do not stick around one person long enough To really gain anything significant for themselves They will scare them; create delusion and dissention in their lives, Perhaps even take their life if they gain enough power from fear and pain, But they will never just listen to them…absorbingly observe them, as I do… In fact, they take nothing they do seriously A demon would never take the time to understand Why the little girl enjoys dancing ballet with her friends, Or why the painter or craftsman takes so much time on his intricate designs Demons may find them humorous at times, But they will never fully appreciate a human’s humor Or their poetry of lament, of which from their heart pours forth their very purpose The genius—the distinct style of their personalities, is nothing to the demon We are just so caught up in ourselves That even thinking of anything beyond our intentions is absurd We are scared, is all that it really is We are scared, and never satisfied…. Fear is strange to me now…. It does not affect me the way it used to Now, it comes and goes But when fear leaves, which is often, I find I am that much closer to reaching my midpoint

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Date: 7/5/2015 8:56:00 PM
This write has a Gnostic quality to it which I find enchanting, and the demon psychology is intricate with capability and consequence.Calamity is very convincing, and It's rebirth into the Midpoint is fascinating Laura...J.A.B.
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Laura Breidenthal
Date: 7/6/2015 12:03:00 AM
Thank you Justin!!! Calm is a very strange demon ; ) I love it when poets like you are fascinated with my strange, philosophic ideas. . ~Laura
Date: 5/30/2015 10:35:00 PM
"Demons may find them humorous at times, But they will never fully appreciate a human’s humor," I dis-agree, I love all their humors!!!!!! :)
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Laura Breidenthal
Date: 5/30/2015 11:17:00 PM
: ) Oh Arthur. XD ~Laura
Date: 5/26/2015 6:52:00 PM
I see now that the demon is speaking from the viewpoint of a "familiar spirit", one who is assigned to a particular human, and being the opposing force of a guardian angel, is responsible for his/her complete data and eventual downfall. That a demon does not understand wholly a person's genius or dedication to his art is understandable, they have the complex evil ways to master after all, always on how to bring about the human destruction. :-) We're getting to more interesting part.
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