An empty room in life
The empty room is waiting, all tidy and swept clean,
There is not even a cobweb anywhere to be seen.
A fine open space, sparkling and ready to be used,
Where any interesting event will not be refused.
Perhaps used by a book club, with plenty in there to read,
Or new clothes put on display, in wool, cotton and tweed.
A gardening club arrives with their flowers in full bloom,
Or an exercise group starts running rings around the room.
Perhaps a children’s party is planned in there today,
With plenty of toys and games so everyone can play.
A floor mat is put down where babies can happily crawl,
While toddlers each get to sit on a brightly coloured stool.
There are so many things you can do with an empty space,
So many things you can seek out and put into that place.
An empty life can be approached in just the same way,
There will always be something you can do with it today.
© Jenny Maryl
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Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance for those we have lost and the grief felt.
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