Pieces of Peace

Perhaps, might you bounce

Addressing the glass ball

Eyeing the opposite wall

She cracked a smile

Told he was trapped inside

If the orb were to break

His life would be at stake

Time to move on

©2022 Annette Rochelle Aben


14 responses to “Pieces of Peace

  1. What a fun interpretation of this picture, Annette! I love your poem. 🙂

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  2. I’m smiling now!

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  3. Annette, this double Abhanga is magical! I think you connected with the woman in the painting. Love the whimsical form and the rhyming. ❤

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  4. I like the sense of mischief here, as if she might break that orb.

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  6. Fantastic, Annette. Love this! 💕🙂

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  7. Beautiful, and a sprinkle of tension as well.

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