Thursday, September 2, 2021

THE WINDOW

 Open Link #299. "Blessed are those who see beautiful things in humble places"  This poem is condensed from a short story I wrote for a writing group.  You'll have to fill in the spaces!  Submitted to dVerse September 2, 2021


THE WINDOW

    A drab building sat at the corner

                                                            of 10th and Dover, its

                                                            once colorful façade 

                                                            faded to a graffiti-marred

                                                            dirty mustard, its windows 

                                                            dingy and gray…EXCEPT

                                                            the second floor window

                                                            second from right. It appeared

                                                            sparkling clear, and a vase

                                                            sat in its center with a single

                                                            red flower.  He imagined a

                                                            lovely girl lived there, and

                                                            he came to think of her as 

                                                             his red flower girl.  


                                                            Autumn came to 10th and Dover

                                                            and one evening on his way

                                                            home from the bus stop he

                                                            saw a beautiful girl enter the

                                                            drab building. He watched

                                                            until a light appeared in the 

                                                             window.  It was his red flower

                                                             girl! 


                                                             Isn’t it miraculous how 

                                                            love blooms in Autumn

                                                             in the city?

12 comments:

  1. Oh, I really love this Beverly! So romantic and beautifully written.

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  2. Pure and utter delight ..............

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  3. Meaningful content in lovely lines.

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  4. I enjoyed your story of blooming love Beverly! ❤️

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  5. Such a beautiful story and sentiment. Bring on Autumn!

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  6. Beautiful story and I hope for that love to bloom and grow!!! Happy weekend.

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  7. The most opportune time for love to bloom, Beverley! A pleasure to read this <3

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  8. A lovely story. The presentation is amazing and was fun to read

    Thanks for dropping by my blog

    Much❤live

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  9. Bev, all three poems work wonderfully, together and on their own. ❤️

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  10. Oh, this is so lovely, Beverly! A beautiful story!

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  11. I love how his fantasy came true.... this could be a film

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  12. Love a happy note it ended with, Bev! In fact it can even be another new beginning.

    Hank

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