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She's brOKen by DestinyBlue She's brOKen by DestinyBlue
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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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:iconberkthefirst:
BerkTheFirst Featured By Owner 19 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Crying is not a form of weakness it only means we have been strong for too long.
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:iconmangakadubkat:
mangakadubkat Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student Digital Artist
Search for the image in google images. Find it and then go to similar images or whatever the button is called. 

Then you'll be able to find ALL the places ir has been losted online. I also saw this somewhere as well. That's why i go crazy with watermarking ^^
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LunarSolar33 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
OMG this was the cover for my fav watt pad fan fic!!
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:iconkhmania:
khmania Featured By Owner 1 day ago
That is deep...
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:icondjjacob1954:
Djjacob1954 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
*Hugs her* I'm here.
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:iconshimiharu:
Shimiharu Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member
Oh god. Matching together so well.
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:iconhedeghogsrule:
hedeghogsrule Featured By Owner 2 days ago
ur art work is amazin
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:iconkittylove456:
kittylove456 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Hobbyist Interface Designer
I wrote a story called broken
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:icontheoddemu:
TheOddEmu Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
YOU AWESOMEleft shark 
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:icontobyfredson:
Tobyfredson Featured By Owner 3 days ago   General Artist
That's true...

My t-shirt also has something to say X)
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:icon9cynthia:
9cynthia Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Oh my god, oh my god I thought you would find ever!

Let me introduce myself, my name is Cynthia and I'll tell you something that I hope will not hurt if someone hereand leyendoe sta sto and this against me please do not attack me, I beg you ...

I'm suicidal, facebook handling many groups including suicide, depression, self-harm, anorexic, bulimic, among other transtornos.La most groups and pages have this cover image, profile, have printed and put the turnkey recognition between suicide ... this image has been very significant for all and I am happy to find creative, I have seen more of your art and I'm impresioanda, you really have talent girl, never hesitate.

As your description says, yes, many do you take importance to copyright but because the image is very, very popular.

I hope I do not feel bad or something, give'll handle right every time someone share the image.

-Cytnhia
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:iconrosebuddioliaj:
RosebuddioliAJ Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
Aw....so bittersweet
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:iconhalf-life13:
Half-Life13 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015  New member
Exactly how I always feel
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:iconcharcawl:
Charcawl Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I see this on every emo/"otaku" instagram account with like 7,000 filters on it....



Glad to find the original artist <3
Great art.
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:iconiguanamagnetica:
IguanaMagnetica Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member
I will say what flashwing said... I will try to avoid the rest C:
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FlashwingDragoness Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Honey, Emo & Otaku are two COMPLETELY different things. & what youre stating there is incorrect.

You mean on every Instagram Emo-Poser Attention Whore's page. 
;)
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:iconskyiight:
SkyIight Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i think she just meant either or
calm ur shit bro
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:iconunicornsandshit:
UnicornsAndShit Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
ikr xDDD
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:icon4nittie:
4nittie Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
Heart 
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:icon22spoons:
22spoons Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
Great illustration, I love it!..... I even like the wallpaper!
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:iconnevermemory2014:
Nevermemory2014 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
Love this piece, it's just so true and hauntingly beautiful.
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:iconiceflower24:
IceFlower24 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This piece extremely inspiring! I would like to ask if I may recreate something similar in a photograph. I would, of course, give you due credit.
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:iconayior:
Ayior Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Professional Filmographer
This is the best interpretation of the "silent scream" motif I've ever seen :D
Really smart!
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:iconxeerinare:
Xeerinare Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel like this way too often unfortunately.
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Jujube-B Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I realy like all of your art. It really touches me emotionally, this is exactly how I fell every day,again,again,again and again...Anyways, I realy love all of your creation.
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liltwinstar Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015
Love 
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:iconiamnotanotter:
iamnotanotter Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love this. (And as an interesting/funny sidenote, I was listening to a song called "Broken" when I first saw this picture)
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:iconkatitan:
Katitan Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
very good and also sad idea... i like it... Heart 
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:iconredkneesocks:
redkneesocks Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
Interesting questions! I like this drawing! :)
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:iconscared2dream:
Scared2dream Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015
That's the trouble with small talk, it leaves very room to say the things that profoundly matter.
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:iconoriganlgaming:
OriganlGaming Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like your style, it's really cool! I enjoy a lot of your work, it's amazing!
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:iconpebbleshy:
Pebbleshy Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This picture shows how I have felt most of my life. Very much so as my normal respons when people (aside from close friends) ask how things are going or how I am, the answer is usually just "ok" not good, not bad... just ok. 
Luckily one can move on from the feeling of being broken... or maybe embrace it in a way... depending on what kind of broken it is.
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:iconmelanthea:
melanthea Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014
Love this! : )
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:iconkarmicpixi:
karmicpixi Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
I feel this so much...
I always wanted to do a fanart/cosply of this Picture. But hadn't yet asked You if that is something that would be ok
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9LivesWSRC Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Broken & imprints are my favorite...this is my story. I'm 47 yrs old & I'm married to a 64 yr old decorated Vietnam veteran who was a member of the Hells Angels motorcycle club in S.C. On December 19th 2014 the family that I loved & respected for the past 15 years sent my husband home to me beaten & bloody. I have spent the past few days crying over this. His bruises & blood stained pillow are now the symbols of my BROKEN spirit. The Hells Angels were the only family I had...they were all I knew. Their act of violence & betrayal are the IMPRINTS of what family now means to me. I grew up a foster child passed from home to home like yesterday's trash...but yet never gave up the hope of one day finding that one family that would love & except me. It was those dreams that carried me through those dark days. After 15 yrs invested I find myself with my dreams squashed & yesterday's trash once again. Now I find myself wondering will I ever be OK? I so wish I could obtain these two pieces because they speak to me...they describe how I feel & what I've become.i just discovered you today & I've become an instant fan...your art is incredible!!
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Sympli-Me Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
So simplistic but its beautiful, could I ask about the pattern on the wall? I love it! Would like to use it if you're willing to share
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thehowlinghoodie Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really love this pose and the idea!!!! It makes me feel like I want to cry. uwu I was wondering if I could use the idea maybe in a drawing of my own if thats okay? 
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urbe Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I shall remember this the next time someone asks how I feel.  :/ any ways nice work :D
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iaini-diamantia Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I love this piece.....
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:iconthethomas01101:
thethomas01101 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014
would be so cool if you did her smiling and just with the shirt 
'she's finally ok' 
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:iconroseliatyler:
RoseliaTyler Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014
aww so sad.
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:iconlliaolsen:
LliaOlsen Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Product-Ivity of Pain-T
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DreamFreeWings Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely adore all of your works, you're my all time favorite artist and inspiration I've ever seen. I'm currently trying to recreate this as a cosplay type thing. I hope all would be okay with you if I did, I just find your work so deep and full of heart. It speaks to me and it's all to beautiful
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DestinyBlue Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Professional
Oh wow, I'd be honored if you wanted to do a cosplay thing of this! Yes, you certainly have my permission :nod:
Thank you :)
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DreamFreeWings Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome, I'm always uber excited when your work comes ot because it's beautiful and inspiring. You're my favorite artist of all time, and I can't even express how excited and honored I am to have your permission, thank you so much! ^_^
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mangasketchartist Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Student General Artist
I like that
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Myriam-Mitsune Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Oh, god. I've spent so many time loving this picture withouth even realising it did have an author, and that author could be really happy of reading that. My fault, maybe I shoud've made some research about it, being so in love as I was with this picture. But now I just can say (more like repeat, lol):
I love it.
Keep making this beautiful work!
(And forgive me if my grammar isn't very good, English isn't my native language and I still gotta fix it ^^U)
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:iconlittleprincess28:
LittlePrincess28 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
They should make those shirts.. I hope she is ok
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Trinitystarlight Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014
This is absolutely beautiful!
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Bambee-T Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Perfect use of a shirt like that. Amazing work!
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