I have a jar

Location

Netherlands

I have a jar

I keep it on a shelf

that's too high to reach

unless I need it

 

I keep things in my jar that others can't see

I keep hope

and joy

and optimism for the future

I keep moments in my jar

I keep that time that she sang for me at the piano while i played

I keep that time we walked for miles and miles just because we felt like it

I keep the moment when I realized that things would turn out okay

I keep them all in my jar

 

my jar, it glows

because of all the happiness I keep inside it

all the positivity and warmth

I keep it in there

 

because sometimes

when I feel empty

and dark

I need it

I need to open my jar and let the light I keep inside fill up my darkness

and emptiness

 

my jar is a jar of hearts

not the kind that pumps blood and oxygen to every cell in your body

but the kind you pick up in a video game

to get more life

 

This poem is about: 
Me

Comments

B Murphy


I really love that last stanza.

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