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All images are © Copyright Rosa Cobos 2010 – All rights reserved.
Featured in BREAKING THE BOUNDARIES GROUP. October 23th, 2010
Featured in SURREALISM, October 26 th, 2010

All images are my own photographing. Sphere has been created by me with Photoshop 3D and using different modes of layer blending. The rainbow …mystical version of a new pathway to self realization is a curved layer with rainbow gradient. My little one in the my grand-son, Paúl. Jailed puppeter.

Child that never grows,
with a heart as big as a moon.
The strings have been dissolved
dragged as the rainbow flows.
Droplets of light pathing my dreams.
My little one caged in an eternal Sun,
so aged as the painted mist,
so lonely as the space behind.
My puppet…without puppeteer.
My soul…boundless illusion.
Crimson touch for a farewell,
two roses ready to play,
the imaginary organ pipe,
each new feeling a chord,
each new step a dance.
No one to say…goodbye,
tangled ropes knotting sighs.
Up there, the sky kidnnaping
the fleshy movement of his hands.
My child…goodbye,
I leave you there, the key,
to open the eyelids of the dormant gods.
The ones promising that…
only but you…
could be the king…
of the eternal land.
One and two…
No tracks on the sand
My Self… noiselessly,
and weeping,
all fears away…
with a tender smile.

This poem is © Copyright Rosa Cobos 2010 . All rights reserved


  • devotee1
    devotee1over 4 years ago

    Great image! Love the expression, so appropriate to the words. Yep, we are each a Puppet of sorts—and our own puppeteer as well. Not to forget we are the theater and the audience, in special evening costumes (so love formal attire); the critics, their joys their scowls are not so much the out of control fiends as we imagine them to be. In final analysis, if to control the soul, they must all be us, for we only relate profoundly to what we intimately acknowledge as truth. I remain forever the child.

  • And I am glad that you remain forever a child.
    There …the child is trying to be anarchic..or rather being inside.
    That is for me, one of the basis of what I miss..and the meaning of this freedom.
    Thank you so much for being here, Joe….but do you really think we are the puppet and the puppeteer? That would be easy to understand…and the solution of many of our problems. But..can we see our look with our own eyes?…well..any way, I understand what is your point. A hug for you)

    – RosaCobos

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    wonderful image and poem well written with emotions and feelings !LIZ

  • Thank you so, dear Liz. I am glad that you have loved this …I do love it really much. He is ….looking at me!.A hug.

    – RosaCobos

  • Richard G Witham
    Richard G Withamover 4 years ago

    Estupenda obra Rosa, y encantadora la idea del niño que nunca crece, como Peter Pan o como yo, (Sigo siendo niño, pero lo escondo muy bien). Lo que si, al leer la poema me llega la idea de que hablas de un niño que se murió antes de ser adulto. Es así, o estoy equivocado? Sea, o no, me encanta la poema, me parece musical el ritmo y el humor … como agre-dulce.
    Como siempre tu composición es sencillo e impecable. Lo que mas me gusta es el camino de arco-iris señalando el paseo del niño.
    Te felicito una ves mas Rosa por una obra fabulosa y encantadora.
    Un abrazote :-)

  • Gracias Richard… creo que he pensado o dicho que es sobre un niño que se murió antes de ser adulto…Noooo!
    En realidad, me siento confusa ante esta obra. La esencia es que un ser que era controlado, ya no lo es. Pero es un camino de adulto. Y el niño..permanece encerrado en su burbuja de luz.
    Tienes razón, el arco iris marca un camino. Necesitaba un objeto que expresara movimiento. Y me vino la idea. Ahora no puedo concebirlo sin el arco iris. Es un puente entre el niño y el futuro, absurdamente pegado al suelo, porque la realidad no es lo que parece… Me gusta mucho el resultado de este sueño.
    Muchas gracias por tu comentario lleno de cariño.
    Saluditos apretados.

    – RosaCobos

  • RajeevKashyap
    RajeevKashyapover 4 years ago

    Lovely work!

  • Thank you so much Rajeev…so nice to see you!!

    – RosaCobos

  • Larry Butterworth
    Larry Butterworthover 4 years ago

    My puppet …without puppeteer
    My soul boundless illusion

    What magnificent words Rosa, The puppet that has it’s freedom, but is the freedom for good or temporary as in Pinnochio the puppet who turns into a real boy. I feel the strings all the time pulling at me. A wondrous image Rosa and a magnificent poem. Always a fan of your work. A Hug

  • seems that many of us feel the relation between the puppet the puppeteer an all that with oneself.
    I may be one Pinochio…the only thing is that my nose will not grow when lying…or may be is because I do not usually least consciously.
    Thank you so for your presence and really wonderful comment.

    – RosaCobos

  • Tammera
    Tammeraover 4 years ago


  • Thank you for your company dear Tammer. So good to receive it.

    – RosaCobos

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladeover 4 years ago

    Outstanding and profound work Rosa.

  • Thanks a lot dear Anthea..I receive your presence with joy.

    – RosaCobos

  • christiane
    christianeover 4 years ago

    WOW – wonderfully original words

  • Thank you very much for your company and heart.

    – RosaCobos

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    fab work

  • Thanky so……!!!!
    Good to see you.

    – RosaCobos

  • Druidstorm
    Druidstormover 4 years ago

    All my friends say to me Mally you never seem to age! And the reason is that I am still a child in heart and soul! Your image and words tell this story well! You have an amazing mind my friend! Bravo!!!…)o(

  • And I am glad that you have found yourself reflected on it.
    This is a great achievement of communication…!!
    Thanks a lot for being here Mally, and receive my warm hug.

    – RosaCobos

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