To accompany the poem of the same name.


All images/textures/stock my own except for the the credits below.



Cemetary Statue by spicorder-stock

Rose Petals 0121 by Akuard-Stock

Rose Petals by Halo-Junky


Copper Flower Paper by Siobhan68

cracked wall by texturepack

old signed document by Rare-Patent

Antique2 by SheisprettyStock

Steampunk blueprints by semireal-stock

psychosomatic texture by Princess-of-Shadows

Spiders weave too stock by DimondDoves

MCN: C1C9A-9VS48-1AQR4



261 on 5th July 2010


aged, altered art, angel, blueprints, branches, cemetary, emotional, grunge, magpiemagic, old document, photo manipulation, rain, rose petals, stark, steampunk, sybille sterk, textures

I am a very creative person and it’s my way of dealing with the world, inside and out. I am only happy when I am making things or painting or writing. There are just not enough hours in the day…. I am into poetry and photo manipulation at the moment and also dabbling in photography. :-)

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  • chitrali
    chitraliabout 4 years ago

    awesome! …:)..the petals indeed seeping into the cobweb of the head….all entrapped by the bare branches…beautiful..:)..xx chitrali

  • Thank you so much. This was soooooo easy, I couldn’t believe how quickly it came together. Some just are like that, and others take forever and ever…. Why? xoxo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • linskudd
    linskuddabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful image and poem .. .. .. seems to me like all those lost yesterdays of childhood .. .. ..
    " tasting of kisses like butterflies
    and a warm, soft embrace
    flavoured with sunny days
    and lollipops and sugar mice,
    bruised knees and candy "

  • :-) Thank you so much. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Crowmanic
    Crowmanicabout 4 years ago

    Love your overlays and textures/colours … very well done.

  • Thank you so much. I am having so much fun with photo manipulations and I love the fact that I learn something new every day. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Virginia Daniels
    Virginia Danielsabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful image!

  • Thank you so much. Greatly appreciated. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Hathor
    Hathorabout 4 years ago

    this is stunningly beautiful. filled with truth and magic.

  • Thank you so much. :-) Means so much. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestabout 4 years ago

    The title of this had me before I even saw the image….I love beautiful edginess of grunge you have mixed here.
    I have seen beauty in odd awkwardness and this is the eloquent side me thinks..xx

  • Thank you so much for your lovely comment. :-) xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • S .
    S .about 4 years ago

    gorgeous .. just like the poetry :)

  • Thank you so much. :-) Makes my day when it all works together. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchabout 4 years ago

    Wow, what beautiful work!

  • Thank you so much Laurie. Greatly appreciated. xo

    – Sybille Sterk

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 4 years ago

    wonderfulwork in this thought ful and beautiful !LIZ

  • Thank you so much Liz. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersabout 4 years ago

    Just brilliant !

  • Thank you so much Anna, greatly appreciated. :-)

    – Sybille Sterk

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