Someone Must Hide Treasure

Pen in hand, she paused, melted back into the rocker and closed her eyes. Daytime said goodnight a while ago. Another poem written, posted and stored in the flat 8” cyber box. Like Mary Poppins bottomless bag, she could pull one out at will, but so many sat still, untouched for years. She recalled the initial suggestion, to start writing poems, and she smiled, amused at her instant obedience of such an uncanny request.

The urgency to meet a deadline all to fall silent after.

Purpose is realized long after the night is past. When it is over and done it was a time and there was never enough of it.

Ah, but maybe there was always more than one believed.

Time is tucked in a pocket of eternity and will continue long after I am gone. Who knows, my words may yet rise.

 

Dversepoets.com today we write another Prosery. It can be flash fiction, non fiction, or creative non-fiction, as long as it is prose and includes a selected line from a famous poem. This time the line is from

–Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, “A Time
When it is over and done it was a time and there was never enough of it.
I went with a little creative non-fiction. I write with hope of something more than what meets the eye.

About Mary (tqhousecat)

I am a wife and a mother of two grown children. I love Jesus and sharing my faith through written words. I currently have a poetry blog and also write on medium.com. My main focus is hope in Christ. I only wish that whoever reads this will be blessed, inspired and occasionally amused.
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16 Responses to Someone Must Hide Treasure

  1. Lucy says:

    Beautiful! So much to pick from here. Fantastic writing!

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  2. rivrvlogr says:

    When one must write, one will write. Well done.

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  3. You have written one for all poets, writers, and creative souls! Thanks, Mary! 👏🏻

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  4. Helen Dehner says:

    ‘Time is tucked in a pocket of eternity’ … how very perfect. I have a few tucked away in the corners of my mind.

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  5. Beverly Crawford says:

    I like to think mine will surface one day, and someone will ponder who I was and what I dreamed.

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  6. Oh I hope someone finds it… in the end, I wonder how many unpublished treasures there are in attics and basements.

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  7. merrildsmith says:

    I hope someone finds these treasures, too. Though for some reason, I imagine her in the middle of nowhere–maybe behind time somewhere.

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  8. Dale says:

    What a treasure will be found one day! (Optimist in me says it will…)

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  9. you wrote the heart of a poet here. this line: “Time is tucked in a pocket of eternity and will continue long after I am gone.”

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  10. Bill says:

    Very nice prose. I enjoyed it.

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