In My Own Life

Sometimes I feel

Like a fish out of water

In my own life.

Out Of Water

That’s not always a bad thing.

But it’s never comfortable.

Trying to fly when all I’ve ever done is swim.

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43 thoughts on “In My Own Life

  1. You wonder where you turned wrong. Hold your breath and dog paddle. It will sort itself out 🤔

  2. Paul says:

    Ha! Great graphic Colleen. I love your drawings. Indeed, that is often not a bad thing – to feel outside your comfort zone.

  3. ksbeth says:

    i think we all have those moments, hang in there and you’ll be comfortable once again.

  4. lbeth1950 says:

    I love your quirky art.

  5. I think we all feel that way at times, love the drawing!

  6. You feel that way until you realize you really are a bird after all and flying is easy! Cute post!

  7. Your art is superb. It tells your story even without the words. 😀 ❤ ❤

  8. Val Boyko says:

    Growth and meaning reside in the uncomfortable Colleen 💛

  9. Holly says:

    Love the thought and the imagery! ❤

  10. I know that feeling. Your art says it. 🙂

  11. russtowne says:

    Take inspiration in Flying Fish!

  12. Joel F says:

    So true, i love the graphic and the beautiful words.Thanks for sharing.

  13. Reblogged this on Busy Mind Thinking and commented:
    I love love love Colleen’s way of thinking!!!

  14. Profound and great, funny picture. Plus, gosh, that’s a beautiful shade of blue!

    • Thank you PIF. I enjoyed making this. I sketched at lunch and couldn’t wait to get home and try the colors. I think I pretty well matched what I saw in my head. 🙂

  15. I love how you find ways to express how I feel, some days, er, well most days this month. Most of all, it is in your art that I find fun, quirk and truth. That blue is everywhere in my life btw.

    • Thank you MM !!! I am quite humbled that I can say anything that others can relate to. So thank you for that. I hope it’s a good blue. And that you are enjoying that discomfort in finding new things to love and do. 🙂

  16. Paul says:

    As an aside Collen, I just did a guest post over at Mark Bialczak’s. I would be honored if you had the time to drop by for a read. https://markbialczak.com/2016/05/22/no-violins/comment-page-1/#comment-79841 Thank You.

  17. reocochran says:

    I have swum upstream more than flown my whole life, sad to say! I am looking forward to flying!!

  18. April says:

    Look at all you learn when you are out of your comfort zone.

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