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She's brOKen by DestinyBlue She's brOKen by DestinyBlue
brOKen

OK? Broken? Both?

Are we strong putting on a brave face or weak covering our problems?...

I saw her on the London Underground, she was crying quietly into her hand. Her vest top it read "YOLO" the new phrase, 'You Only Live Once' apparently. I noticed the top before I saw her sad. It made me think of how many slogans and things we wear that are a front, what if our t-shirt said what we really felt...
She inspired this... I handed her a tissue as I got off next stop.

If this is you; Thank You.

Update: well that went viral XD heh, mostly without my watermark on though >.>
I love people sharing my art, but please do give credit and a link back if you do! If you see this posted without credit/watrmark you can be awesome and help by commenting on it pointing people in the right direction. Thanks! :heart: 

Peace, love and words within words,
~Blue x




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:iconcreekside-kennel:
creekside-kennel Featured By Owner 6 days ago
loving your art
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:iconspiderhog500:
spiderhog500 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015
reminds me of the song clint eastwood by gorillaz
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:iconmiaaaoux:
Miaaaoux Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015
I like the idea ^.^
Your works are beautiful, and very… touching.
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:iconorderly-lemon:
Orderly-Lemon Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is a very clever idea.
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:iconangelloveponyheart:
Angelloveponyheart Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015
omg Cry forever 
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:iconprimerasaltadora007:
PrimeraSaltadora007 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015
beautiful
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:iconnebulaauthority:
nebulaAuthority Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  New Deviant Professional General Artist
Just my dreams dearie. Just my dreams going down the drain if I let you have yours.
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:iconpambstar:
Pambstar Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Student Artist
beautifull but sad *faved*
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:iconghostoftheemptygrave:
GhostOfTheEmptyGrave Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015
This is painfuly relatable...
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:iconlyricadecleff:
LyricaDeCleff Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Words cannot express...
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:iconforevercluck:
ForeverCluck Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015
Read between the lines! Love it!
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:iconkikahyuga:
KikaHyuga Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015   General Artist
I've had this for a wallpaper on my phone for like, ever
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:iconunderwearystars:
UnderWearyStars Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  New Deviant Student Writer
I found out that I have depression today, but looking at your gallery gives me hope that I can still make beautiful things with my life. That we can derive beauty from our afflictions.
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ShinyLugia16XD Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Student Artist
This picture caught my eye while I was uploading something. You did a great job and I like the cultural significance it has based on the stereotype of attractive young girls. Keep up the good work and you will be going places. However, one little piece of advice, "every persons artwork reflects their inner most desires and their soul." If you let others effect you and how you feel about life, you will never be successful. You have to be satisfied with pleasing only yourself and strive for your dreams. Anyways, great piece of artwork.
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:iconlivedrawdream:
LiveDrawDream Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
ooo clever, feel better
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:iconfoofygirl45:
foofygirl45 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015
You illustrate my life
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:iconbannakoot:
Bannakoot Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015
i love the concept, not just of this piece but of your others too. 
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:iconlieutenant-free-chan:
Lieutenant-Free-chan Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so amazing...Your art is just amazing...
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:iconurzapw2000:
urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015
not broken, just bent...
maybe bent so far it looks broken...
but not broken...
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:iconpinkieapplepie1235:
pinkieapplepie1235 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the feels...
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:iconthedoctorsgirl99:
TheDoctorsGirl99 Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
This picture in my mind speaks Volumes

hiding pain is just as bad as feeling it, It's a hard thing to comprehend, Covering these thing. These feelings with a simple word...it's just...The truth...gosh
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:iconbubblyhearts1234:
bubblyhearts1234 Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  New Deviant  Digital Artist
Ive seen this picture before and I loved this pic it described who I am
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xXAlchemistAngelXx Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I got inspired, and had to do something just like this. Mostly describes a bunch of people, I'm not sure, but i hope you like of what a piece i did... ^^; xxalchemistangelxx.deviantart.…
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:iconbonbonkittenlove:
BonbonKittenLove Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  New Deviant
Beautiful work even i could not do that ^^'
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:iconwildbery:
Wildbery Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DO YOU KNOW HOW POPULAR THIS PICTURE IS
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:iconnightgaze01:
Nightgaze01 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
If you take th OK out of Broken, it looks like Bren... You should call her Bryn, cause its similar.
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:iconjolycie:
Jolycie Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This piece sends the most convincing message I have ever seen in art. It's important because this describes the feelings in every single one of us. It's human nature, it's everywhere today, wherever you go. This should be on television, signs, posters, everywhere. To show people who feel like this... that they are not alone. Thank you for enlightening me, Blue.
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:iconrockangel93:
RockAngel93 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the depictions you portray in your heart. Deep and heartfelt, you definitely make anyone see the concept for what it is, but not just see it, feel it and relate to it. <3
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:icon1manah1:
1manah1 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Pretty and inspiring
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:iconsakurarose8:
Sakurarose8 Featured By Owner May 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a great inspiration !( everyone you are beautiful!)
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:iconhawkfrost64976:
Hawkfrost64976 Featured By Owner May 26, 2015  Student Artist
Beautiful!!!!
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:iconmikukitteh:
MikuKitteh Featured By Owner May 26, 2015
Beautiful
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:iconmlp4ever-yay:
Mlp4ever-yay Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love how some of your art is inspired by people you see, like the Warpaint one and this one, and the style and the way you have with colors; I just love everything about your art.
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Shadow-Pony-Art Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can relate. Greatly. :(
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:iconyukihaira:
YukiHaira Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your art is so inspiring and beautiful!
I also hope that the girl is okay qwq
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:iconuhlivyaa:
uhlivyaa Featured By Owner May 24, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
this is absolutely beautiful..
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:iconiliketoastalot:
ILikeToastALot Featured By Owner May 24, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
I love this. May I use this as an idea for a new story I'm writing?
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:icongir483:
gir483 Featured By Owner May 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just love how you do artwork where it means two things.
Its nice.
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StabbityButt Featured By Owner May 24, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
What two things?
1. Shes feeling dreadful but she doesn't want people to know cuz then she could get help and that's bad.
2. Whats the second.
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:icongir483:
gir483 Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I mean you can look at it saying "Broken" or "Ok"
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:iconstabbitybutt:
StabbityButt Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
She cant be both.
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:icongir483:
gir483 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She says shes "okay", but shes really "broken". Thats what I was thinking.
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:iconstabbitybutt:
StabbityButt Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
Why would she say she was ok if she was having issues? Maybe if you answer that question you'll find the deeper meaning. Or maybe it doesn't have a deeper meaning other than emo crap.
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:iconnvrahro:
Nvrahro Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  Student General Artist
2. Something that you don't understand and neither do I.
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:iconstabbitybutt:
StabbityButt Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
ok
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:iconpaperfoldingrabbit:
PaperFoldingRabbit Featured By Owner May 30, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
"Are we strong putting on a brave face or weak covering our problems?..."
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:iconstabbitybutt:
StabbityButt Featured By Owner May 31, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
That's dumb. People who have problems but don't seek help are dumb.
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:iconpaperfoldingrabbit:
PaperFoldingRabbit Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welp, I was just quoting the description :P
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:iconstabbitybutt:
StabbityButt Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
You know what sound is? It would be the sound of me face palming if oranges had arms.
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silviamazing Featured By Owner May 24, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your artwork is beautiful and inspiring, keep going. life will hit you with everything its got but just hit it back and keep on living.
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