emptiness of the vase

filled by the light

with the green lamp

lit by its side

the spring is gone

there are no more flowers

the vase waited for so long to be loved

why are there so many days in a year

long enough to keep the spring away

somehow, doesn’t matter much

with the passing time

they both have concluded

to be together

have fallen in love

the green lamp lit

&

the vase without flowers

****

7 thoughts on “The Empty Vase

  1. We create with intention in mind. We make a thing for a purpose. But here we have (in your prose) a functioning item (the lamp) and the empty vase becoming acquainted, one fulfilling its intent, its use, and the other waiting. What but propinquity has joined them.

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    1. That’s right… the circumstances and the closeness joined them. I wanted to reflect the message that life must go on.. sometimes, we don’t get what we want, still we must try to find happiness in what opportunities bring to us.

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      1. Very well put. If we are able to make the most of things, then it is not the things, but the ability within which needs enriching

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