© 2013 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved

awaiting your ghost

sitting here with a brandy
blowing smoke rings
killing time
with alcohol and cancer
where you are
and why it is
you’re never here
when i need you

it’s nothing new
but hope
that fickle bird
does spring
clichéd eternal

perhaps some night
as i sit sleepless
sipping smoking
the door will bang
and i will hear your boots
scuffing their way
out of one darkness
into another

© 2013 RC deWinter

Digital oils from an original photograph
shot in New York City, November 2002.

Tech specs: Photoshop 7, Flaming Pear, DAP


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I have been a photographer for over 25 years, using both traditional and digital SLR equipment, with pictures published in print as well as in online publications and galleries. The digitally-composed works are created using a variety of software. If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.

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  • devotee1
    devotee19 months ago

    Born and raised in New York, I can relate to this. Another outstanding work!

  • I always appreciate your encouragement, thank you, Joe.

    – RC deWinter

  • Shulie1
    Shulie19 months ago

    Beautifully done, Gina

  • Many thanks, Stephanie, much appreciated.

    – RC deWinter

  • Ellanita
    Ellanita9 months ago

    Great work…..

  • Much appreciated, many thanks.

    – RC deWinter

  • icesrun
    icesrun9 months ago


  • Many thanks, much appreciated.

    – RC deWinter

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimage9 months ago

  • TY Francis.

    – RC deWinter

  • tori yule
    tori yule8 months ago

    Congratulations! Beautiful work!!
    View your feature and share in our love of art
    Nov 2013

  • Much appreciated, Tori, many thanks.

    – RC deWinter

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