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One Day by Chukairi One Day by Chukairi
Dozen people came to play,
One heart lingered and stayed.
Heads in illusive motion,
One mind saw a notion.

"Hold on tight"
Don't lose the fight,
"Will you go?"
There will be no tomorrow

For me.

Hands of warmth,
May built a hearth,
It takes one hope,
to start the loop.

"To be with you"
In whatever you do.
"You can't."
You can’t even find

Me.

Lost in dozens of bugs,
Lost in the ocean of rugs.
Worry in guilt,
Mind, body, stood still.

"Please, please don’t go."
My heart is in unknown.
"You'll understand"
One day you'll stand

On your own.

Stood without a clue,
Must start over new.
Memories will stay though...

...Even if you weren't mine...

to hold.

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This one is really close to my heart. I drew it for this poem. I was walking one day at school, and one of the lines from this poem I wrote popped into my head. I looked for the poem, and when I found it I still felt the same way about this poem when I wrote it about three years ago.

At the same time when I started to work on this art it was around 9/11. When I read the poem after I was done with the sketch, I felt like the victims of 9/11 can also relate to this art work.

I want to tell a little about the poem here. It's that when something's gone, it doesn't necessarily means they are gone forever. There's always a part of them here with you. And although the pain of them leaving is hard, the courage to start over without them is harder. But "one day you'll stand on your own."
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This is beautiful.  The colors, the movement, the lines, the expression...  it's all so meaningful.  I love how the necklace shines in the light, and how she stands alone, on a muted background,in her sorrow.  The poem fits so well, and conveys the feeling in the painting so well, with such simple words. 
Thank you for sharing.
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KingdomOfLight1 Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love it! So much emotion! :heart:
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Karinta Sep 10, 2013  Student General Artist
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fALhCs… This is the song I thought of when I saw this.
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Lone-n-Bitter-Ro Mar 13, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Love the hair and the skirt.
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:iconcora31:
I lost the man of my life, my husband that day. Your work is so beautiful and so much close to reality. Thank you.
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:iconplavaruza:
I love the movement in this picture. Very emotional.
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this-is-a-paradox Sep 13, 2012  Student Artist
I think of the song "Hurt" by Christina Aguilera when I saw this. Fantastic picture! You've gotten so much better since those first pictures! WONDERFUL!
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Chukairi Sep 14, 2012  Student General Artist
;_; thank you so much!
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vlewis123 Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so well done ^=^great work
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