Tulip

His limbs won’t tolerate disconnection; eyes dampen as he walks with a droll strut. None can be certain whether he’s okay or not, yet they decide to not bother him. Before, his skin gave off a tint of happiness, but, now, his eyes droop down as does his mouth. But, where has his tulip disappeared in the world?

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10 comments so far

  1. AD on

    it touches me…
    lovely!

    Happy SS

  2. SandyCarlson on

    Interesting.

  3. Pam on

    Your writing always intrigues me so. I read it over and and over again to find new meaning and new questions.

  4. gabrielle on

    Indeed. where has it fallen? I am so moved that one person noticed.

  5. Dee on

    so sad..

  6. floreta on

    cultivate the tulip..

  7. MichaelO on

    What ever is embodied in the tulip, there is a profound loss.

  8. Simply Snickers on

    The tulip is a telling image – lovely, yet fragile.

  9. Tammie on

    Tulips return season after season.

  10. Dee on

    Tulips traditionally mean perfect love – is that what he has lost?


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