If Only They Really Knew Me (Art & Poetry)

Rhonda Strickland

Sun City, United States

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If Only They Really Knew Me. . . a poem by RestLeSsD

I only show them
What they want to see.
They have these expectations
Pulling, always pulling at me.

I act as if I’m a caged bird,
As if they have control over me.
But little do they know that
My act is what is saving me.

I smile, I pretend
To my own end.
I play their game
They think I bend.

Ah, they think they own me.
Their plans are all laid out
I will bring them fame and fortune.
They know without a doubt.

If only they really knew me.
They might take care with what they do.
But it will be too late for them.
Oh, if they only knew.

a rhonda original© 2010
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My original photos of my model: Ashlin (shot with a Kodak EZS Z915 & Peanut the dog shot with a Nikon CP8400

Digital art created in PSCS2 using blending, layer makes & overlays including a DAP layer.
Other resources: My purchased stock, WikiCommons; public domain images.
Textures: SkeletalMess THANK YOU
Original writing created for this image by Rhonda Strickland.

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Uploaded 12-31-10

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