Final Messages #31 – Numb

final messages number thirty-one

original writing & artwork by j e lattimer

© 2014 j e lattimer all rights reserved

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12 thoughts on “Final Messages #31 – Numb

  1. very emotive…. the image, the mood, the message… I dunno what to say more… but… the chaos on this image is exactly how am I feeling now… thank you for sharing with us… for some of us I am sure this image have a strong message.

    1. Thank you so much for this comment– It means so much coming from someone as talented as you! Glad you enjoyed this one so much & hope that the new year is off to a great start for you, take care!

  2. The Innocent #1

    There, at the rock, the innocent stands waiting
    for what she’s not sure, but she knows the
    man she once dreamed of could not be out
    fishing until two in the morning, nor could her
    busy parents be lured away from the fields by
    the promise of money, nor her dreams fulfilled
    in the rice paddy, nor will some Batman, half
    hero, half millionaire show up, nor will wearing
    a yellow, pleated mini-skirt and pumps attract
    the type of guy she wants to spend the rest of her
    life with. She doesn’t see a salamander popping
    its head up above a fallen leaf. She hears the owl
    call his hunting call instead. Fog dampens night.
    She can’t explain why she knows this is the place
    she is meant to wait. She can’t relax or even sit
    without the pain of growth spurts ruining her
    yearning. No hikers present themselves, no slow
    moving conversations, so she marches back down
    to her lonely room, sits reading by a new lamp,
    listens to her parents snoring, fully aware of time.

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