TPC Romance Week Post #8: The Watch I Lost

A gold encrusted watch I kept
Tied onto my left wrist.
A gift from me Pappy dear,
The thought of losing it
I couldn’t bear.

Then one fine summer’s night
While on a pot I sat,
I turned my wrist and its clasp
Flew open and plop it fell
Into the murky waters of toilet hell.

There stood I watching my golden watch
Lost to the waters of the loo, alas.
I knew fishing it out wouldn’t save it much,
So I said my goodbyes
And I pulled down the flush.

In response to the Daily Prompt Word: Encrusted

This is also in response to the TPC Romance Fortnight based on romance and love. This poem describes our love for our possessions.

Copyright © 2018 Pradita Kapahi.

14 thoughts on “TPC Romance Week Post #8: The Watch I Lost

  1. khubsurat aur satya ko darshaataa kavita…………aksar apne beskimti yaa yon kahen jise ham jyaadaa pasand karte hain use khone kaa dar sadaiv bana rahta hai jise ham bade jatan se samhaal kar rakhte hain……magar wah aisi jagah khota hai jahan se use chhod waapas aanaa bhi mushkil hota hai…….aur ……waapas paanaa bhi thik es ghadi ki tarah……..jise aapne flush kar diya……magar bhul nahi sakte.

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