Friday, July 31, 2009

TGIF - Tears


(Looks much better when enlarged!)
This picture is one taken of my aunt, age 12. She was orphaned at two and her life was not an easy one. I imagine that she shed lots of "secret tears" because her sadness showed on her face.
The background is by Berna Datema and the paper flowers by Birgit Kerr. The quote is by Antoine Saint-Exupery (from "The Little Prince")

19 comments:

  1. Oh, Bev! Such a sad story for such a little girl. You CAN see the sorrow etched in her face. Beautiful work - definitely better when you enlarge the picture! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  2. Gorgeous! Yes, many people cry secretly inside..I can see her sorrow.
    This is really great..Love the white flowers on the dark background.

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  3. Fabulous picture of your Aunt. Hope she had happy tears later in life.

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  4. OMG Marie this is magical.
    So lovely girl and fantastic dsign. Love the quote.

    Thanks Marie for your tears to TGiF.

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  5. This is exquisite, Marie. You have some of the most beautiful family photos, and you feature them so beautifully when you use them. I bow to your talent, my friend!

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  6. fantastic - and simply GORGEOUS!
    greetings katrin

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  7. Oh Marie, this is definitely worth enlarging this. She does look as though she has known sorrow. So so sad.

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  8. wow, The beautiful image of your aunt fits the theme and the quote perfectly!!

    Lovely!!!

    Linda

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  9. Hi, Marie! One more outstanding work!!!

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  10. This is a lovely piece, Marie, showing your aunt. Her sadness is there at such a young age.

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  11. WOW love the image and the light and dark contrast. That is very expressive.
    Hugs Anja

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  12. A very pretty piece born out of a sad sad story. Life is so hard on some people, it is unimaginable. I just hope your aunt did not just have sad times but some happy ones too.

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  13. What a lovely card...and I love how you always have the words to perfectly go with the theme...awesome!

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  14. This is adorable, Marie. Wonderful design and beautifully created. Love the image.

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  15. this is such a beautifully done card . . .
    such a sad story to go with the lovely image~!~

    :)
    libbyQ

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