Solitaire #Writephoto

The water cleansed,

grime and dirt from the Past,

but tiny pebbles

hurt my feet bare.


Stepping out to meet the Present

was a respite much-needed,

but the rough terrain

did not much care.


I looked for warmth

to envelop my existence

But found no companion

to love and share.


I walked alone

on thorny paths

and reached the Future,

only ‘coz I did dare.


Time challenges one

to smoothen edges

and polish a stony life

to a solitaire.


Inspired by #writephoto at Sue Vincent

Thursday photo prompt – Spring #writephoto

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