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Another Little Bird (image & poetry) by Rhonda Strickland

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Views: 306 as of 7-21-12 ~ Post-processing in PSCS2 using native & external filters including curves & hue & saturation = High Key.
Little Bird a poem by RestLeSsD

Oh, you, little bird,
I wonder if you’ve even heard,
Your fledgelings have all flown away
It’s time for them to make their way.

To build a home all their own,
To find a mate and perpetuate
Life’s cycled seasons
These are their reasons. . .

She listens just to hear their calls,
Ever searching as evening falls.
Sunrise will bring another day
And memories too will go away. . .

This was her test,
This empty nest
Her work is done
Little bird has done her best. . .

a rhonda original© 2011

Little Bird ~ The Eeels

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My own photo. Original photograph of a little hummingbird in my backyard. Photo was dark & washed out so I decided to lighten it up & make it a black & white with slight sketching effects on it. It turned into a monotone image. Post-processing in PSCS2 using native & external filters including curves & hue & saturation = High Key.

As of 7-21-12
Comments: 15
Favorites: 9
Views: 306


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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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  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous image and work. Beautiful poem too.

  • Thank you Bunny…. I’m having fun with birds lately…

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Tania1403
    Tania1403over 2 years ago

    Great end result and beuatiful poem. This has come up beautifully :-)

  • Thank you Tania… the day was so dreary… I wanted color but it just didn’t come out very well. Glad you like the b & w.

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • RC deWinter
    RC deWinterover 2 years ago

    Beautifully done, Rhonda.

  • Thank you so much Gina…

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 2 years ago

    Exquisite sweetheART a 5***** fave ;~} Valz

  • Thank you Val, I appreciate your visit & the FAVE!!!

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Diane Johnson-Mosley
    Diane Johnson-...over 2 years ago

    Such a beautiful feel good creation and it goes so well with your awsome poem!

  • Thank you Diane… poor thing had no color at all so I thought b&w looked better. So glad you like it..

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Will Vandenberg
    Will Vandenbergover 2 years ago

    Great capture Rhonda!

  • Thank you Will… I appreciate it.

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Nice treatment of your cool photo, I love the contrast and that we are looking up at him/her.

  • I finally have time to catch up on reading my comments… Sometimes life gets in the way of the Bubble :but I appreciate each & every bubbler that takes the time to stop by & leave me a note.
    Thank you Cindy :o)

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Vitta
    Vittaabout 2 years ago


  • Thank you dear Vitta!

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Lissie E J
    Lissie E Jabout 2 years ago

  • This is a lovely surprise!! I am so honored, thank you for featuring this Lissie :o)

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Sandra Moore
    Sandra Mooreabout 2 years ago

    beautiful, congrats on the feature!

  • Thank you so much Sandra.. … I enjoyed a stroll through your gallery… some lovely work there :o)

    – Rhonda Strickland

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