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4ScarfAce4 Featured By Owner May 23, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Whoaahhh ... definitely one of the best Lyra pieces around!
Viisbyxa Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
Her magnificent behind is rather distracting <3
CanadianDesperado Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You stir my muse...

It's a cold day. The kind of cold that chills you to your bones with icy fingers that take hold of your mane and tail, pulling them this way and that. Those same fingers are shaking the trees and tearing their leaves from their limbs to toss them carelessly to the ground. A lone mare wanders across an open field on top of a plateau, aimless and aloof. Her green-blue coat does little to protect her from the fierce wind whipping her mane about, but she appears to not notice. The cold just blends into her bleak thoughts seamlessly, the grey day an apt match to the feelings she is experiencing. She walks with her head hung low, without care for her surroundings.

Alone. Cold. Tired. Hopeless. All she has felt for some months, and the weather on this day seems merely to be the mirror to her mind, reflecting how she feels, even amplifying her emotions. And then there she is. Standing at the edge of the cliff of the plateau, her hooves having carried her this way as if by fate. She stares down... down... down at the cliff before her, a gaping maw whispering promises of solace and peace into the icy wind that rushes about her. She grinds a hoof into the soft green grass atop the cliff, crushing it as she considers the offers of the grinning abyss before her. It would be so easy. All it would take is a simple "yes" to the temptations offered her now, and step out into the open air to accept the embrace. So easy...

Yet why is the decision so hard? Why can't she make that final leap to finish all her struggles and pain? She releases a deep breath full of frustration and shame, her eyes fixed on what lays before her.

And then the wind shifts. For a brief moment, it switches directions entirely, just long enough for her to smell the sweet aroma of candy on the air and to hear a voice as sweet as the smell calling to her, carried aloft on the wind. She lifts her head and turns it in the direction of the calls as the wind shifts once more, now warm and laden with dandelion seeds that swirl and flow as if to point to the owner of that voice and the smell of colorful candies... Lyra's heart jumps in her chest, and vibrates as the strings of a freshly plucked Lyre, warm and bright with new melodies to be wrought and shared with this strange little mare approaching her, smelling of candies and all things sweet and good. Her hooves step away from the cliff and carry her towards the bouncing mane of purple and pink and cream colors.
CelloQueen13 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Student General Artist
I want to write a story about this piece now :3
RaenBoow Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
you give me a feeling here. and the feeling I get is:…

beautiful :)
Leek-art Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
great job! the line is just awesome!Request: Fairy Dreams la plz 
StepankaZuklinova Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014
batosan Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work!
caballero-nocturno Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
Artention Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome ! :D
silberhase Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
So beautiful how she looks and how her hair is waving. I like the style of her face.
DeJiKo07 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Beautiful work! :)
docabsinthe Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely. Really like the simplicity and use of color. Detail and shading in just the right way. great job
DerpyMadness Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
SomeKindaSpy Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
I love it.
Krazylec Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Very classy and somewhat soulful. That's what I love about your art.
Here-for-the-ponies Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Are those clouds on the ground? Neat.
Neondash Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Great work! I just love the way you draw^^
Svetomech Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Я знаю только одну аббревиатуру SSL и она сюда не очень подходит. -)
Так как это расшифровывается?
TrevorRain Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Simple. Beautiful. Flawless. Thank you.
Secure Sockets Layer?

I understand that L stands for Ltra but first 2 S evade me.
Silverweed91 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 4, 2014
Anyway, I'd replace the title with the more up-to-date TLS :P
Deathwhisper222 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Wow, It took me about 10 minutes to know what this message meant =D
ncux4o4 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Очень свободный и просторный рисунок
На рабочку поставлю от души
Jacobellinger Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
veru cool movement in this. lots of wind it seems.  
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