Our Essence

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The Cocteau Twins – Essence

What is our Essence?
Do you know what that might mean?
Is it our soul, our core, our center?
Is it something that can be seen?

Is our Essence transcendent
Beyond ourselves and our being?
Or is it coupled with our body,
In the flesh, beneath our seeing?

Is it breathing, is it sleeping,
Is it quiet, silent dreaming?
Could it be flying, or emoting
Feelings of a peaceful floating.

In looking for an answer.
Some ponder these deep thoughts
With the hope of finding one true path.
To places others may have sought.

Perhaps we already know that place,
Our own life in need of transience.
To know oneself could be the start
Of finding our own true Essence. . .

a rhonda original© 2010

Our Essence
by restlessd

Currently unavailable for purchase

Do you ever wonder?
Do you ponder what is or might be?
Do you want to know?
What could be our own reality
. . .

I sometimes do just that. . .
Will there come a time when
I stop the constant questions
It happens now & then
. . .

but it doesn’t last long . . . . hee hee

Sometimes my thoughts get the better of me and writing them is a release….

Our Essence
by restlessd

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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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  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...almost 4 years ago

    I love this and I was here before…beautifull and of course the poem is great…sherri :):) huggs

  • Always happy to have you stop by – as often as you like…
    Thank you Sherri….

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisalmost 4 years ago

    From my IPad: love your work.. It is wonderful.. Now i have not traslate.. Tomorrow complet comment…

  • Thank you…..
    O you lucky girl an iPad… I finally got an iPhone… not as cool but a close 2nd..
    hugz AnnaMaria :o)

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Rocky Loder
    Rocky Loderalmost 4 years ago

    so cool..

  • Thank you so much!

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesoralmost 4 years ago

    Amazing!! :)

  • Thank you Keith….

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • David's Photoshop
    David's Photoshopalmost 4 years ago

    Very moving Rhonda, well done.

    David xx

  • Thanks so much David.

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful writing and lovely music. The Cocteau Twins used to be a client of mine through their record label

  • Oh, how very cool Chris…. I only just discovered them because of someone here on RB… they are just superb!!
    And thank you for the lovely compliment…

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawalmost 4 years ago

    Fabulous, moving, thought-provoking and completely brilliant. I love it. The image expresses the thoughts so very well too.

  • Thank you Anna… That is my Chance in the image.. he inspires me.. I asked him what he thought was his essence and he did give me some ideas. . . he is a deep thinker – perhaps he got that from his mum? :o)

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Simon Groves
    Simon Grovesalmost 4 years ago

    wonderful (!!!)

  • Thank you Simon… 3 exclamation points… wow, love that :o)

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • laureen warrington
    laureen warrin...almost 4 years ago

    Such a great and beautiful way to remind us of who we are.

  • Thank you so, so much – I swear I replied to this.. I remember reading this nice comment.. I probably went to look at your art and got so enthralled with it I forgot to come back here :o) –
    Thank you,

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisalmost 4 years ago

    All wonderful design..words and music… the music brings to mind the sound of the surf…

  • :o)

    – Rhonda Strickland

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