Saturday, August 17, 2013

Perspective

Granny often sat
By the small window
Admiring
What I thought was
Just a lonesome bunch,
Now green, now graying,
Now glistening with raindrops,
She, however,
Saw

Life dancing in every single leaf.


Picture courtesy Trifextra - Trifecta Writing Challenge


18 comments:

  1. I enjoyed the whole piece but that last line is simply stellar! :))

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  2. "Life dancing in every single leaf"

    That line sums it up beautifully. What a lovely, tender piece. :) Great job with the prompt!

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    1. Thank you so much Ivy for such kind words

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  3. Sometimes you have to get older to see these things :) Lovely piece.

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  4. I agree with Jo-Anne! I love everything about this piece and that last line was absolutely stunning!

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    1. Thank you Valerie. Your words are a great encouragement

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  5. A great buildup to that awesome last line.

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  6. This is gorgeous. I like what her aging eyes allow her to see - great last line!

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    1. I am glad to hear such encouraging sentiments from you Janna

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  7. Beautiful. Gave me a little lump in my throat.

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Since every thought is a seed, I am looking forward to a delicious harvest.