POEM

Fragile — Handle with Care

In response to January/February Writing Prompts: 31st — 4th

Photo by Stephane YAICH on Unsplash

I sometimes feel,
Wrapped up in a box.
I am made of glass,
Box tagged with the label,
Fragile — handle with care.

One wrong move,
The crack will appear.
Like one scar caused,
And the waterfall of tears will appear.

But now it’s time,
To change the instructions.
Sturdy inside,
Yet open the box with patience.
Like now I know,
That scars are lessons,
Damaging for sure,
But breaking over it is my decision.

Another instruction could be,
There is a glue if the item is chipped.
The cracks will disappear,
Give it a day or two to heal.
Then I know,
That there is a fix.
Time will start working its magic,
And meditating will help me heal.

So, the packers and movers,
Need not panic while the box is on the move.
I too can be rest assured,
That hurdles with time bring good news.

And so, when package will reach to its destined destination,
I too can move ahead in life with these learnings as my new set of instructions.

Thank you jules for this thought-provoking prompt.

It was so much fun to think of new self-care instructions through this creative prompt.

Thank you to KTHT editors Diana C., coach Spyder, Ravyne Hawke and jules for always cheering us on to be our authentic self and for motivating us write from the heart.

Thanks so much for your time!

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𝘈𝘶𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘵𝘺, 𝘷𝘶𝘭𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺, 𝘢𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 & 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘸𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘨𝘩 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘺𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘨, 𝘴𝘩𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘰𝘧 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘦𝘹𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸𝘭𝘦𝘥𝘨𝘦 𝘰𝘯 𝘴𝘱𝘪𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘶𝘢𝘭 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘴.

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