The unwanted cup

I did not ask

anything from life

but life filled

the cup of misery

to its brim

perhaps life didn’t know

that I had given up

drinking long ago

life is welcome

to take it back

Author: pranabaxom

Poetry is my passion. I am not a methodical writer. I have no set topics to write about. What I feel, perceive, think about, I will like to share in this blog. I open my mind to the world. Like the weather, sometimes my poems are cloudy, sometimes stormy. I always like to see sunshine streaming through the leaves of trees, so I hope I can share some of those sunshine with my readers.

7 thoughts on “The unwanted cup”

    1. Thanks, but what cup. I said I don’t drink😀.
      Drove back alone from San Diego to San Jose yesterday. There were times when I did that in one day (about a thousand miles round trip). This time went on Thursday and returned on Saturday. Feeling like a zombie now. Of course Thursday night spent on packing up stuff at my daughter’s dorm, more packing on Friday and then shifting to her new shared housing by Friday afternoon. Looks like old age is catching up.

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  1. Reminds me of Jesus’ final hours, “Father, if it is your will, take this cup from me.” It did not happen for Him, and probably won’t happen for you, either. You don’t have to drink from it, but it might just sit there forever, like my sister’s plate in childhood, my parents making her sit at the table until she ate whatever she was being picky about. Truth be told, I didn’t like everything that landed on my plate but I learned to plug my nose and swallow so I could go play outside or watch TV. 🙂

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