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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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:iconjust-a-nomad:
Just-a-Nomad Featured By Owner 12 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Broken and alone
Not good enough
Distraught over life
The shit is too tough

Nobody gets it
When I truly need it
Just one moment
All that is needed
To release an angel
From her dark prison
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:iconnatsuhitachiin:
NatsuHitachiin Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Artist
This breaks my heart so much.... I can see the emotion through the art
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:iconbl00dymarry:
bl00dymarry Featured By Owner 4 days ago
holy cow all you art work is amazing you have a great talent!! i'm jealous!!Freddy intensifies 
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:iconechotheemowolf:
EchoTheEmoWolf Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so clever and beautiful!! Your artwork shows a lot emotion and I love it!
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:iconblackfoxtailz:
Blackfoxtailz Featured By Owner 5 days ago
I saw these on pintress. It's sad, but the art work is amazing.
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:iconviolettetheviolent:
VioletteTheViolent Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Very interesting story behind the picture. And interesting idea. I'm currently wearing a shirt that says: "Don't worry, it's not my blood". Somehow I like the idea to keep wearing stuff like that over "mood shirts"... one never knows when one really wants or even needs to hide one's feelings. ;D And telling from how many comments I get to wearing my T-Shirt with the Vulcan Salute hand and "Life long and prosper" on it I don't even want to know how many stupid comments about my true feelings I'd get. Whether or not I have a right to feel the way I feel, if it's justified, if it's petty, or whathaveyou. 

Great picture and inspiration! Amazingly drawn, and very meaningful. I wish the real world inspiration behind the picture well, too.
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:iconcookie71266:
Cookie71266 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
<3
It's okay
I was there once.
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:iconwingedwolves164:
wingedwolves164 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015  New Deviant
we are all strong but in side we are weak and we will fight the weakness in us 
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:iconlovethatloki:
LoveThatLoki Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Writer
This is phenomenal!
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:icontsukimichandesu:
tsukimichandesu Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
this is a really good artwork!
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:iconchidoriuser360:
chidoriuser360 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
You're broken inside. Your soul feel like tatters. You put on a front. Make people think you're ok. But you're not.

-The impression this gives me.
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:iconargenticnocturne:
argenticNocturne Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
messaged and reported a few of the reposters. anyway, i love this. thank you.
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:icons4ndm4n2006:
s4ndm4n2006 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Very insightful.  I think to an extent we all learn to put on the "ok" face, regardless of what is going on inside.  I don't think people realize how many out there truly do feel broken inside and smile anyway.
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:iconxxkitty-goes-rawrxx:
Xxkitty-GOES-rawrxX Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
this is me all the time/
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:iconkennethliu009:
kennethliu009 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
I know that feel
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:iconenderklttyofralnbows:
ENDERKlTTYOFRAlNBOWS Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
HELLo there. My friend reposted it
www.deviantart.com/art/Br-ok-e…
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:iconrebellinglemming:
RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
truth!
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:iconanimal-delos:
animal-delos Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015   Writer
It reminds me of that quote. Of how having a mental breakdown is not a sign of weakness... it's a sign of being too strong for too long.

Or something like that... I'd have to look it up.

Your works really are inspiring.
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:iconameliahalfdead:
AmeliaHalfDead Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015
We don't want to deal with our problems, that does not make us brave or weak.

It just makes us lazy. 
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:iconameliahalfdead:
AmeliaHalfDead Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015
And some problems don't have a cure.
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:iconms-nightcore:
Ms-Nightcore Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  New Deviant Student Traditional Artist
Fancy seeing you here lol Kyo's wolves and Destiny's feels are too much
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:iconameliahalfdead:
AmeliaHalfDead Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015
Yeah, I guess. :D
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:iconburning-heart-brony:
Burning-Heart-Brony Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the picture, well drawn! Such a good artist Meow :3

I tend not to tell anyone about my problems because no one cares.

That, and I wouldn't be allowed in public with what I'd wear on MY shirt, hehe... CURSE YOU!
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:iconjemslie123:
jemslie123 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015
So, so, so true,
Cause, when people ask how you are, they want you yo say "I'm Fine."
They don't want you to say "I'm Hurting." or "I hate life right now." or "I am so, totally NOT fine."
Most people just, simply, do not want to hear about one's unhappiness, they do not particularly care about one's feelings, they do not wish to be bothered by one's irksome psychosis.
And so, we all pretend to be happy, regardless of whether we actually are right now.
We offer up this facade of being OK, when in reality, we're broken.
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MidnightVersielFlare Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's deep.. And true.
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:iconcatpawx3:
CatPawx3 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  New Deviant
It's true...
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:iconkoikithecat:
Koikithecat Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015
im broken but im ok...

thats the message that speaks out to me here :)
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:iconcan-cat:
Can-Cat Featured By Owner Edited Jul 14, 2015  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
great concept, with the slogan: broken on the outside, OK somewhere inside- as Leonard Cohen says, 'there's a crack in everything/ that's how the light gets in'... youtu.be/_e39UmEnqY8
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:icona-gray-phantom:
A-Gray-Phantom Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015
Aren't we all? Added to Favourites +fav 
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:iconwhitewolfehz:
Whitewolfehz Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015
Thank YOU for the art!
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:iconlizardwizard444:
lizardwizard444 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
poetry in Imagry Absolutely beautiufle 
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:iconcartoonicus:
Cartoonicus Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Professional Filmographer
That say a tone about our society or what?
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:iconoreetaa:
oreetaa Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing !!
yes am strong enough to hide my feelings
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:iconrosemerryart:
rosemerryart Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  New Deviant
love it
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:iconlina37337:
Lina37337 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing!
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:iconsaber360:
saber360 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015
Poor girl < : (
It's girls like her that need a real friend AND a real big hug, you know?
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:iconmidnightversielflare:
MidnightVersielFlare Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OOORRRRR, you can break into a zoo, steal a giraffe, bust into Taco Bueno, then ride on the giraffe into the sunset, eating burritos. That'll cheer them up DD
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:iconsaber360:
saber360 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015
…No.
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:iconmidnightversielflare:
MidnightVersielFlare Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dang man..
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:iconcreekside-kennel:
creekside-kennel Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015
loving your art
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:iconspiderhog500:
spiderhog500 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  Student Artisan Crafter
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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:iconmidnightversielflare:
MidnightVersielFlare Featured By Owner Edited Jul 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lel
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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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