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Stigmata of the Weak

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About a year ago, a friend of mine wrote a poem. It was just a draft but it was really good. So good that I felt inspired to compose a theme for it. The poem expressed feelings of abandon and solitude and was very powerful. The basic theme regarded human weakenesses and an utopian society that kills those it regards as weak to cleanse humanity of imperfection. The poem described such a ceremony in which a girl sentenced to be killed for being a weak human being is buried alive, with her hopes and dreams shattered. Unfortunately I don't have the poem so you'll just have to imagine it.

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No more did I sense the sympathy of those who had once looked at me and grimaced at the fact I existed. No more do I feel anger at those that hate me, and no longer do I feel sadness at my place in this world. I don't feel anything, I just am. For the longest time, I'd lived regretting and wondering why was it I that was born into this. Why was it I that had to be the odd one out, the scapegoat, the...just the. I have no name, I never did, and not only did I not have a name no one gave me. The only things that speak to me are the animals and the notes in the music I hear. I don't hate them for doing this to me, for burying me alive. Because I am weak, Because I was different, Because I didn't want to live in the utopia if the utopia was only so by being the opposite. And as I lay in this open grave, bound, gagged, and having dirt shoveled over top of me. I can only think of one thing, and it isn't why, it isn't how, it wasn't who, or where, or what. It was freedom, death wasn't my only way out, and I never wanted it to be so. The greater forest outside of this utopia was my way out, but the bubble of hate that surrounds me, I never penetrated. So as I lay in this open grave there is a smile on my face, and tears dripping down from my eyes. Mixing with the dirt, as I am with the earth. The grave is almost filled now, and the only thing I have left for people to remember me is my hopes and dreams. I have laid them down before every person in this world, and hope that each one of them tread very lightly.

Very Very Lightly.

Thats all I can come up with. But to the actual song. Its quite amazing, it brings an image to my mind and just adds detail, drama, and emotion to it. I wish there were more songs like this.

popraz responds:

Thank you very much. Beautifully written. There's also a new improved version of this song I made : http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/276462

again i'm amazed

I'm stunned by your music, it's so gorgeous that I don't care how many times i listen to it because i just don't det tired of it.

Great work

That is a really amazing song, I'm definately putting thing on my favorites.


From start to finish it is great, like most of your work. Keep it up!


I love music with such perfect ambiance!
Very poetic!

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4.94 / 5.00

Feb 6, 2008
3:46 AM EST
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2.4 MB
2 min 38 sec

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