© 2013 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved

unvarnished

i have learned to trust
in the perfidy of men.
the only surprise
left in love for me
is meeting one
whose actions carry
the weight of truth.
sometimes i wonder
if i want love
or if i’m just enamored
of its fleeting charms.
i know it’s not
all roses but instead
a great bloody arena
where lovers bring
the disappointments
of the day and hurl them
like weapons of war
against the other.
if these thoughts
don’t frighten you
draw near –
but don’t tell me
how wonderful you are
for words are cheap currency.
show me
by how you live.
you must walk the walk
through blood and mud
and fiery meadows with me.

© 2013 RC deWinter

Digital oils from an original
photograph shot June 23, 2013.

Tech specs: Photoshop 7, Flaming Pear,
a partial layer of Fractalius over VP5 Gothic Oils





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Comments

  • devotee1
    devotee1over 1 year ago

    Ouch! No, one must think cool…ouch!:)

  • LOL…hard in this weather, Joe, thanks.

    – RC deWinter

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 1 year ago

    This is awesome, Gina

  • Thanks so much, sweetie.

    – RC deWinter

  • Kanages Ramesh
    Kanages Rameshover 1 year ago

    Your EXPRESSIVE Work is on DISPLAY Here

  • Many thanks for the feature, honored.

    – RC deWinter

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