Photo Challenge #53, March 24, 2015 – Microcosm

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Image Credit:  Caleb

I held you in my hand

Felt the passing of an age.

Closed.

Sheltered

Alone.

Footsteps upon a far off shore

Could they have been yours?

A lover

Desolate

In despair?

A microcosm captured forever

A story waiting to be told

Speculate

Query

Wonder.

Written for: https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2015/03/24/photo-challenge-53-march-24-2015/

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23 Responses to Photo Challenge #53, March 24, 2015 – Microcosm

  1. JackieP says:

    Nice words, fits the picture quite well I thought. Well done Michael

  2. afairymind says:

    Beautiful picture and poem. 🙂

  3. This is gorgeous Michael =)

  4. Lyn says:

    That’s a great picture to write to. Your words work well, Michael 🙂

  5. julespaige says:

    All those things and more…
    Each drop even if briefly captured, equally mystifies –
    including the soft coo of mourning doves 🙂

  6. milliethom says:

    A lovely poem, so expressive. I love the way you link it all to a little microcosm.

  7. This is really lovely, Michael!

  8. Beautifully written, but I was distracted by the conversation between you and Lyn lol

  9. C.C. says:

    I like the way you ended the poem with a few one word lines. Somehow it added to the mystery of the upside down marble image. Query, especially.

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