The drop

© Copyright - Rachel Bjerke

I existed. Why? What am I part of?  I never knew.

I looked around me.

We all existed. Why? What are we part of? We never knew.

Some of us disappeared.

How? Where to? We never knew.

Until the day I met him.

His touch transformed me.

I lost my form. I rose.

I saw all that I could be. The possibilities were endless.

Snow, Ice, mist….

Anything but a drop of stagnant water in an abandoned fountain that I was ,all my life.

I dropped. That was my last memory.

I existed. Why?

I vaguely remembered something about possibilities.

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The above 100 word Allegorical story/Poem is written in response to the 100 word photo challenge posted by Rochelle Wisoff-Field each week. Photo prompt  © Copyright – Rachel Bjerke.

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27 responses to “The drop

  1. Dear Ansumani,

    Intriguing take on the prompt. Nicely done.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  2. For me, this is a little dark (not a bad thing) that one could read a lot into. Well done!

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    • ‘Existential crisis’ is a little dark indeed…..like that outdoor kitchen/fountain in the picture ,that exists for a purpose, but now is not serving its purpose anymore…

      Thanks for sharing what this story made you feel..it helps me to see if i got my intent across.

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  3. It’s just a drop of water, but it could be most of us humans, too. It’s all a matter of perspective. Stagnant water is also full of life. 🙂

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  4. Thought-provoking and very poetic. A joy to read. Like it!

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  5. I guess we will never know why we exist…You have written it nicely! I likeS (s intentionally) it 🙂

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  6. Great read. Make you ponder, well, everything.

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  7. A drop of water.. I can see it clinging before being released.. what an intriguing allegory.. could mean so much more..

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  8. I wonder who “he” is and how his touch transformed the drop.

    janet

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  9. Very nicely done. An intriguing post and open to interpretation by the reader.

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  10. Great show of existential angst here. And never trust the sun!

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  11. Something to ponder! Cool take on the prompt.

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  12. Loved this! Great use of the prompt, and what a profound perspective on something as simple as water.

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  13. “For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), It’s always our self we find in the sea.”
    ― E.E. Cummings

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  14. Fascinating. I like the pace of this, and the concept is intriguing.

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