I wish I hadn't (Image and Verse) by Sea-Change

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I wish I hadn’t married you all those years ago
I don’t know why I did it when my heart was saying no
You lied to me and cheated on me all our married life,
never content to remain truthful only to your wife

You frequently bought flowers, without me realising
they were to make yourself feel better when you’d been fratranising
with anyone and everyone, I don’t think you were choosey
just so long as you could get your jollies with some floosie

Me? Oh I had no idea, I trusted you, you see
Too busy with the every day chores of work and family
As time went by the doubt crept in from all the lies you told
I knew that I would leave one day, when our family left the fold

Bitterness, real bitterness, oh what a way to end
Although I didn’t love you, I thought we could be friends.
Hell hath no fury like man scorned, I’ve often heard it said
Your hostility and nastiness filled my days with dread

Many years have passed now and rarely do I look
back in time and think about the path that my life took
I reached a crossroads in my life and to happiness I turned
Any memories I had of you are buried, tossed or burned

I wish I hadn’t married you all those years ago
I compromised my happiness more than I’ll ever know
I think I deserved better than the crumbs you threw to me
Always being there for you, you were never there for me

Memories are funny things and I really don’t know why
this has all come back to me when I have better fish to fry
But it has given me inspiration to write another verse -
no matter hard life can be, it has certainly been much worse

Oh I am so very glad I left you all those years ago
So glad to have my self respect, so glad that I now know
that I will not be second best, for I am worth much more
and I am looking forward now, and with happiness I will soar
© Noelene Kuzman
Created in Photoshop

Credits -
Background – frozenstock
Lady 1 – faestock
Lady 2 – faestock
Textures – pdpa
Black Roses – UmbraDeNoapte_Stock

Photo taken with a Canon 5D Mk ll

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  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Very neat work

  • Thanks so very much Kala :)

    – Sea-Change

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 2 years ago

    Excellent Image! 09/02/2012

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  • Thanks so much Deborah, I am so thrilled to have this image featured :)

    – Sea-Change

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 2 years ago

    09-02-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE

  • Woo hoo !! Thanks so much for the feature Kira :)

    – Sea-Change

  • CanyonWind
  • Oh wow!! This is fantastic!! I was just saying I wanted one of these features and here it is, thanks so very very much :)))

    – Sea-Change

  • Evita
    Evitaover 2 years ago

    Excellent work… Congratulations Photomanipulaton Of The Week!
    The Editors Weekly Choice August 27th- September 2nd, 2012
    ****The World As We See It , or as we missed it. Group****

  • Thankyou thankyou so much Evita. I am truly honoured :)

    – Sea-Change

  • SummerJade
    SummerJadeover 2 years ago

    Did you write the poem to go with the image or did the poem inspire you to create the image? They work together perfectly! Wonderful work, very creative!! ♥☺♫

  • Thanks SummerJade :) It’s a bit of both, my mind gets a vision and then the verse sort of comes, and then just a matter of getting them to work together. Except in the case of Webbed Feet, where I saw the dick feet and had to use them LOL :)

    – Sea-Change

  • BlueMoonRose
    BlueMoonRoseover 2 years ago

    Excellent work!

  • Thanks so much, glad you like it :)

    – Sea-Change

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 2 years ago

    Wonderful work … congratulations on your feature in The World As We See It , or as we missed it – Editors Weekly Choice August 27th- September 2nd, 2012 !

  • Thankyou so much Trish :)

    – Sea-Change

  • Linda Lees
    Linda Leesover 2 years ago

    27 September 2012

  • Thankyou Linda :)

    – Sea-Change

  • Kanages Ramesh
    Kanages Rameshover 2 years ago
  • Thankyou so very very much Ramesh :) Thrilled !!

    – Sea-Change

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