In a Bowl

he captures her image —

along with the lake
they loved,
the flowers she
cherished —

in a bowl of stone.

an image,
…..to gaze upon,

stone
…..for permanence

a bowl
…..to collect his tears.

For The Mag photo prompt

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13 Comments

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13 responses to “In a Bowl

  1. rosemary mint

    Nice ending, as always. Can’t wait to write for this one!

  2. kay

    so sad…but beautiful..x

  3. nice depth of feeling in this mark…trying to capture just a bit of her…but also his tears…

  4. “A bowl, to collect his tears” — so well expressed! Sometimes one feels like one needs one. Beautifully poetic write to the picture!

  5. Lyn

    “Bowl of stone”…indeed…perfectly expressed!

  6. a place to collect the tear is really sad

    where are the koi

  7. Wow, a lovely capture. Very touching, and beautiful in it’s simplicity! Nice.

  8. hypercryptical

    Beautiful.

    Anna :o]

Some of what I write is true, some is fiction; most is merely possibility.

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