Broken Conflicts

Again, conflicts press heavily upon me.
I ask if what I do be right?
I weigh the thoughts inside of of me,
Longing to answer my cries with insight.

Changes have come so quickly;
I am not as I was before.
Yet through these I still ponder,
Have I come to another door?

Will someone not listen?
Will someone not hear?
I ask for understanding
Yet am confronted with fear!

I am not alone,
But does anyone see
These unanswered questions
That now trouble me?

Perhaps I ask too much.
Perhaps I am unfair.
All I know is unknowing
And my continual tears. . .

a rhonda original©

Broken – (Image, Poem, Music)
by restlessd

Image inspired by Poem (or the other way around?)

Jan 7 Inspired by Life

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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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  • laxwings
    laxwingsover 5 years ago

    Wonderful question, what’s the answer..we all know don’t we…do the right thing. Talent lady!

  • Thank you Mary Ann - I love it when words make you think. . .
    Hugz 2 U

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawover 5 years ago

    This is so well complimented by the wonderful image. Lovely work Rhonda.

  • Thank you Anna – it’s interesting how some things just come together. . . This RedBubble place has just put such a spark into my long sequestered creativity fire. It was always smoldering way back in the deep woods of my mind but never ignited. . .
    I thank you & Mary Ann for helping me find that again.

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Clare Colins
    Clare Colinsover 5 years ago

    If I could write, as you have written, I would have said what you have said.
    I understand your words,
    beautifully written

  • Aww, thank you Clare – that means a lot to me. Thank you very much,

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • en-joy
    en-joyover 5 years ago

    Words I think I can relate to. Well expressed!
    Thanks for sharing!

  • Thank you so much. Sharing makes it start the healing process. . .

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • boswell20
    boswell20over 5 years ago

    …great write!…very dynamic and exquisitely stunning!

  • Oh JaNae, I am so sorry I missed this wonderful comment on my poem… Thank you so much for reading and leaving me a message… much appreciated.

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Jono83
    Jono83about 5 years ago

    Deep, philosophical – a poem so many can relate to.

  • I am very happy and honored that you selected this for a feature. . . Thank you Jono!!!

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 5 years ago

    well done !!LIZ

  • Thank you veyr much Liz… you’re so kind.

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • RebeccaWeston
    RebeccaWestonabout 5 years ago

    Congratulations on your well deserved feature in Inspired by Life

  • Becca, I thought I had replied and it looks as if I did not… I apologize and want to say THANK YOU for this feature.

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestabout 5 years ago

    It is not a place unknown to many for sure this is a truth…..conflicts test us and wrestle our resolve sometimes…
    Your words brought the pull and push of this really so very well… x

  • Arcadia, I just now saw your comment. . . so sorry I missed this… Wonderful insight on these feelings. Thank you so much for understanding my meaning and taking time to leave me a note.

    – Rhonda Strickland

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