Don't You Say I Told You So

I think back on those past times.
I know I did commit those crimes.
They were so very long ago.
I’ve served my time, please let them go.

Yet you still hold them in front of me.
No day goes by where you see just me.
In your eyes I am not true.
I’ll never be good enough for you.

It is as if I am still jailed.
My heart & soul have been impaled.
My wounds did heal but left a scar,
A constant reminder is what you are.

Can we ever just start over?
Can I stop looking over my shoulder?
Will we ever let the past be gone?
Won’t you let me forget my wrongs?

You smile that smile I know says NO.
In your eyes the scorn does show.
In your heart you won’t let go.
Don’t you say I told you so.
I have to leave now, I must go.
Don’t you say I told you so.

a rhonda original© 2011

Don’t You Say I Told You So
by restlessd

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Don’t You Say I Told You So
by restlessd

Dec 7, 11 Live, Love, Dream

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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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  • Arco Iris  R
    Arco Iris Rabout 4 years ago

    I could see the anguish not only in this beautiful image but also in your words. It is human to trip and stumble but how it hurts that even if you are really sorry and have asked for forgiveness many times over it never comes. Beautifully said and as I said the image of loneliness is amazing.
    xoxo Iris

  • Thank you Iris. . . I hoped this conveyed the pain & hurt of not being trusted and forgiven especially when one is trying their best… you are right, some just will not give it, no matter what…

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenabout 4 years ago

    OMGoodness , words and visions lived by so many , this has such a dramatic impact on the viewer ,a brilliant piece of work Rhonda !

  • Thank you so much Lynne… I am smiling at your lovely compliments… you are too kind…

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Hugh Fathers
    Hugh Fathersabout 4 years ago

    All together fabulous . . .

  • Ah, thank you so much Hugh (tips hat)

    – Rhonda Strickland

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

    Great writing Rhonda.

    David xx

  • Thank you David. . . :o) thanks for stopping by.

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • kevinmawson
    kevinmawsonabout 4 years ago

    Brilliant Rhonda , Both Art and Words! this has a lot of depth!!


  • I appreciate your visit Kevin… THANK YOU my friend!!!

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...about 4 years ago

    Just so good this write…yes the art and all are so excellent and right all love always as i said, this is splendid all love always to you Norma-jean

  • Thank you Normaje. . . I’m happy you like it and appreciate that you took the time to comment..

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelabout 4 years ago

    wonderful work .. many congrats

  • This is so cool Angel!!! I am honored. . . to have my writing enjoyed & FEATURED is such a wonderful thing…

    THANK YOU!!!

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • Jak Savage (aka Unbeknown)
    Jak Savage (ak...about 4 years ago

    Beautiful, just so beautiful,stunning work

  • Thank you so very much for you lovely comments…

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, amazing work and well earned.

  • Thank you Andrea… you are always so supportive and encouraging!

    – Rhonda Strickland

  • LavenderMoon
    LavenderMoonabout 4 years ago

    Hey.. how did you get such a great look in to my life???!!! : )

    Hey.. how did you get such a great look in to my life???!!! : )Lovely work, the image AND the verse.

  • :o) – this lets you know you are not alone ~ we all seem to have those hidden issues… thank you for enjoying this.

    – Rhonda Strickland

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