Rainbow Set Free by RosaCobos

All images are © Rosa Cobos 2010 . All rights reserved
Featured in VIBRATION IN ART AND VERSE. November 10th, 2010
Featured in PARALLEL DIMENSIONS November 12th 2010
Featured in IMAGE WRITING, March 12th, 2011

All the objects have been photographed by myself. Plane included. Ball made with Photoshop. I cherish it. Filters, blending modes. A heap amount of layers. Slowly….the moment has been born.

_I dedicate this work to Linaj and I am placing her soul in the little boat, that is being pushed by air and water, and cradled and nourished by the Rainbow reflection.
And… why? It has come to me like that, that is all.

She is related to the elements and the energy that they can gift the human beings with. She loves boating but she´d rather let her be pushed in foam and almost fly upon them….waves. She targets her desires against creatures of Life, and extract the sap of their invisible roots. She re-invents herself and feels free to show others her inventions. And She stands as unique and individual as this plane…with heavy appearance and unintentional targeting.
But you see….enclosed or not, the Light comes from within…and with violence. Have you ever noticed that?
Life is violence, clashing, bolting, passion and revolution…impregnated of a profound calm of something we cannot describe and just…from time to time thoroughly feel. That virtue is called…Love.

Rainbow….is “Light made Flesh”
The bewildering surprise of the elements creating a Reality that we cannot touch, but that is a promise of Eternal Life.
We all know that Eternal Life is a "conundrum"…or an utopia that has been placed upon our minds like a mirage, and the miracle is going on day by day, until in some specific instant..we stop, being what we are.
Is there someone certifying that we are not there any more?
Yes….but it is without substance, for the plentiful tears of the ones that are left after death has visited our dwellings, is not enough to satiate the Universe´s hunger for more Life.
In most of my pics..you can notice that the objects are looking to the right, as if coming from the past with determination to keep on going….This time, my Soul has broken the impossible Seed Egg of Light that was born within myself….within all of us, the very first moment of our engendering. And that is not meaning that my look is stated upon remembering… It symbolizes a honest look and action towards the origin, and the breaking off the image that so carefully we are all keeping inside about what and who we are_

We are boats, dark and flooding,
We are clouds, iced mass of reflective past.
We are impossible seas of subterranean tempests.
We are iron power, void and fire pushing.
We are alone…intense and floating,
We are coming when we are going,
and going to where….
no one has proven to have returned from.
We are faulty ….and strangely complete
We are the roots of the Paradise,
We are the promise of a swelling Earth,
children eating our Mother´s womb.
We are the ashes of some burnt star
still hissing in pain and pleasure.
We are…and the tongue falters when saying it
personalities of the Only One
And above…my fancies.
In spite of them….my fancies.
I am.
Sweet Rainbow….set free.
Without being able to touch it.
We are.

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


  • LoveWitness
    LoveWitnessover 4 years ago


  • Wow….accepted with thankfulness…good to have you here.

    – RosaCobos

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawover 4 years ago

    So original and after reading the description and the tribute to Lina, I feel really moved. This is such a loving image and thought Rosa.

  • Dear Anna…
    It is a joy to have your image here.
    Thank you so much for your presence.

    – RosaCobos

  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 4 years ago

    Rosa it is such a phenomenal tribute to a Thunderhead of Creativity among us..I love so much your words and this powerful image- we are so lucky to feel close to her right here, as her spirit is on the wind gusts up high- BRAVA dear Rosa! BRAVA Linaji!! xxx

  • He, he….good that of “Thunderhead of Creativity!”
    The first time that I have heard it. I accept it you full of joy for your presence and sharing of heart.
    I think that there is much of her in here, and much of myself. And of any other that can feel a move inside when is seeing it.
    Thank you so much, Rosie.

    – RosaCobos

    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    great work

  • Thank you dear my Lady….
    always good to hear from you.

    – RosaCobos

  • linaji
    linajiover 4 years ago

    This is my most favorite of all you have done. You may think it is because it is given to me and for a part of me that could be true, but infact it is because I have learned more about your spirit and your art and your choice of understanding than I have ever known before.
    I have read this 2 times an I’ve a feeling that what stands out most in your desire is the great big mother in you that wishes her children the best feelings they can hold onto in this lifetime, so she lets them fly and fly and hopes for the best, but in the meantime, they come home and tell her a thing or two and she makes the chocolate drink and then sits by the fire and she lets them know
    WE are Boats,
    We are Clouds
    Ware are …..
    Oh my goodness, none better gift for my heart of this time and place.
    I think this idea of breaking the rainbow with the heavy heart is simply incredible and you are so right,
    This time, my Soul has broke the impossible Seed Egg of Light that was born within myself….within all of us, the very first moment of our engendering
    Oh dearest, I am off to work too soon this week but will come back and perhaps will comment again and again!!!
    I can feel your great desire and your great LOVE.

    Sweet Rainbow… Set free.
    Without being able to touch it.
    We Are

    Oh what words of Life are these!!!
    Much Love and Appreciation,

  • Okay!!! say it again..
    it is the best….and so and so.
    Who cares…yes we are here. and we are remembered and that is good for any one.
    May be, from time to time, the heart is so heavy, and contained as that. Some can even think that the vision is a bit “malish”…you see that such a plain is “penetrating” some egg and so far. But well..as far as I can know and see, our “animus” is our masculine energy that needs to create and creation means movement and direction. I just..saw your own image and energy there. And that is good.
    It has been spontaneous. And so that will be left.
    So good to hear from you . I wish you the best of fortune.
    Take care…
    heap of hugs.

    – RosaCobos

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezover 4 years ago

    Rosa, truly wonderful. like a sister loving a sister pushing her onward, protective yet free….. gorgeous dedication. gracias bellisima amiga. for this dedication to Lina .

  • Thanks a lot dear Isa. I am happy with the result and with your response..this is great.
    Hugs for you.

    – RosaCobos

  • Avalone
    Avaloneover 4 years ago

    Wonderful art and writing Rosa! xx

  • Thank you so much for your kindness and heart.

    – RosaCobos

  • Rhenastarr
    Rhenastarrover 4 years ago

    Breathtakingly beautiful image and words to accompany it. One of my very favorite of yours.

  • Hi Rhena,
    So good to see you here. I am glad that you sharing and sending your soul to me along the waves.

    – RosaCobos

  • Tony Wilder
    Tony Wilderover 4 years ago

    Fantastic work Rosa, truly special full of light and love.

  • Thank you so much for sharing in this wonderful thread of Life.

    – RosaCobos

  • umbra
    umbraover 4 years ago

    incredible tribute rosa…..

  • And so…I am glad of your presence.
    I thank you for it..it is encouraging

    – RosaCobos

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