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The Lighthouse Keeper a poem by RestLeSs D

The lighthouse keeper
He leads a quiet life.
He spends his days gardening
With his dear and loving wife.

He is keeping up the homestead,
Patching a storm-worn door.
Or replacing a wind blown shingle
Whilst keeping an eye upon the shore.

The children grew & left long ago
Moved to the world outside
They come to visit often though,
Loving the sound of the constant tide.

The lighthouse keeper
Lives a peaceful life.
Simple pleasures are all he needs
Including his dear, sweet wife…

a rhonda original© 2011


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Images shot on St. George Island, Florida, USA May/June 2011. Post processing in PSCS2 using masking & blending layers including a DAP layer & a Fractalius layer.

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Hello, I am Rhonda aka RestLeSsD & I am a graphic & web designer. My main media is Photoshop & Dreamweaver. I create 3D art & images using Fractals from Incendia & Apophysis. I use these in my creations formed in PS. I also use Picture Window Pro and Paint Shop Pro.
I am also a poet & I have been writing since I was about 10 years old. Since being here on the Bubble I have fulfilled my goal of illustrating my poetry & writing as well as writing new works…

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Comments

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...about 3 years ago

    lovely work!!!!

  • Thank you so much Charmaine :o)
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsabout 3 years ago

    Stunning!!!! :))))

  • So happy you think so Cookie!! Thank you :o)
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 3 years ago

    What a very beautiful work, Rhonda, and Andreas’ music is the perfect accompaniment. I’d forgotten how much I enjoyed his talent.

  • Thanks Mike… and I’m glad you to got to hear an old Fave… I love AV… I like how Youtube is now, it will play one after another so I listened to his beautiufl music all afternoon!!!

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Amanda Gazidis
    Amanda Gazidisabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic image,music really compliments it…Soft dream-like quality!! x

  • Thank you so much Amanda..
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 3 years ago

    This is gorgeous work Rhonda.

  • Thanks Bunny, happy that you think so..
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Shane Jones
    Shane Jonesabout 3 years ago

  • Always my pleasure Shane…
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful Rhonda!! :)

  • Thanks Keith!!!!
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Rhonda :)

  • Thank you Carol…
    xoxo
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Jimmy Joe
    Jimmy Joeabout 3 years ago

    Lovely and charming!!!

  • So kind of you to say so…
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Seth  Weaver
    Seth Weaverabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous work with a wonderful spirit to it.

  • Hello Seth, thank you !!
    ♥Rhonda

    – Rhonda Strickland

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