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Languishing in the House of Desire

Rhonda Strickland

Sun City, United States

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Be sure to listen to the music

I suppose you think I wait for you?
You suppose that this is all I do.
Whilst I spend my time just waiting to see.
Whilst you spend your time away from me.

Ah, silly boy you are mistaken
Tis not my heart that you have taken.
My heart is not for you to hold
You’ve lost that right, if truth be told.

I prefer the silence of forgotten pain
No longer will I allow hurt to gain
A hold upon my head and heart
I will stop that aching before it starts.

I say these words to remind myself
That no man shall put me upon a shelf.
I will not allow these dreams of fire
As if languishing in a house of desire.

a rhonda original 2010©


Bouree – Jethro Tull


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A painting in the style of old – Originally created in PSCS2 using blending modes, layer masking, textures and filtering.

Resources are owned except old church and model body which are from public domain pieces from Wikicommons.org.
Overlay textures from SkeletalMess
My models face: Ashlin

as of 5/3/16
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