Wayward Son

Rhonda Strickland

Sun City, United States

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Wayward Son a poem by RestLeSsD

Contemplation now
is his daily exercise
Wondering where his life was spent
Seeing out of hooded eyes.

Did he do enough
In his time upon this earth
To leave a small impression
Of what his life was worth?

As the twilight of his days
Darkens into the night
Will he be remembered
As one who brought some light?

Or will he be forgotten
As just another one,
Who was born and then who died?
Just another wayward son.

a rhonda original© 2011

(Listen to the music [below] {not owned by me})

Kansas ~ Carry On Wayward Son
Dedicated to the model, my friend, Bill. . . he inspired this piece.
There is a secret society of aging adults that are just on the cusp of being forgotten. Not as mobile as they once were they may not get out much. Their adult children have lives of their own so are not often seen. A spouse may have already passed and the individual is left alone… alone to ponder what more there might be left in this life. . . something to think upon. . .

2nd portrait with Bill as my model.

I'm Here (poetry & art)
by Rhonda Strickland

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Jun 15, 11 Creation

Special Honors
June 19, 11

Photo of an old friend. Bill was kind enough to allow me to shoot candid photographs of him with the intention of creating a piece of art. Thank you…. He liked it well enough to purchase a set of 6 cards.
My original photo shot with a Kodak EZS Z915. Edited in PSCS2 using the DRAGAN Effect & DAP blending layers. All overlay images are my own photos.
Textures from
Skeletal Mess
French Kiss Textures
PS brushes from Deviant Art

SOJIE13 Digital Art Translation to Traditional

by Elisabeth Dubois

As of 6-19-18
Created: 6-15-2011
Sales: 9
Comments: 161
Favorites: 29
Views: 8060

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Uploaded 6-15-11

Images are copyrighted © 2011-2018 by RestLeSsD Graphics. All rights reserved.
All photographs, images, and text by RestLeSsD Graphics is the exclusive property of RestLeSsD Graphics and is protected under United States and international copyright laws. Please note that copying, displaying or redistribution of this image without the express written permission from RestLeSsD Graphics aka Rhonda Strickland is strictly prohibited. No images are within Public Domain. Use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept or illustration is also a violation of copyright.

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