Heirloom

HEIRLOOM

A piece of quartz!
What an excellent present
To give
To our first child!

… I threw it in a flowerbed
The gardener will come and turn it under …

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About Ben Naga

Pilgrim on the lam. Please feel free to explore the links to learn more. I trust you will find some things there will have been worth the effort. See you there.

Posted on March 17, 2016, in Republished and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. The turn in this poem is so dramatic it is powerful, Ben Naga. It leaves you feeling devastated.

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    • Devastated, rendered desolate. That is how I was feeling when I wrote it – many years ago now. Although it still allows me to recall that part of my life.very vividly. An heirloom indeed.

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  2. A treasure to be found in years to come.

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  3. If it rendered you devastated why did you throw it?

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