The End

From Behind

The good thing is I can forget
The tasks I’ll leave undone.
Another whom I haven’t met
May stop to pick up one.

It does not matter in the end
When time looks frail and tossed.
Let’s make amends, my passing friends,
Since only love’s not lost.


Linked to dVerse Poetics where Paul is hosting on the theme “The End”.
Photo: “From Behind” by the author.

Author: Frank Hubeny

I enjoy walking, poetry and short prose as well as taking pictures with my phone.

56 thoughts on “The End”

  1. Excellent. Great work. I love the flow of this.
    I’m wondering if you need some punctuation at the beginning of the second stanza though. Should ‘it does not matter in the end’ be followed with a full stop, for example? Or does it not matter when time looks frail and tossed?

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  2. Well said. Makes me sad because of having to deal with some endings just now. Interesting photographic perspective, from behind including the flower and her shadow.

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  3. “In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.”–the Beatles. Thanks for the poetic pep talk, brother–another killer image too. A little kindness, a smile, a hug–it couldn’t hurt.

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  4. This is beautiful and has. great meaning and message. Be friends make up, it’s not worth fighting for, for in the end it’s our friends and loved ones who matter. The loved ones we did not make up with, we can’t apologize too when we’re gone.

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    1. I liked the phrase “GreeN SWeLL CoLors”. I read somewhere that parts of plants go toward the light (leaves) and other parts grow away from light on purpose (roots). Plants have a dual response to light. That’s what the phrase brought to mind. Thanks, Fred!

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      1. SMiLes.. mY FriEnd Frank.. Plants
        aS iN hUmans bElow so aBove..
        DaRK gRounding nOuRishes
        Us to eARTh
        aS sKeYes
        BRinG
        uS
        HiGheR
        As GrounDinG
        BRinGs uS LoWer
        yeS.. AGAiN.. thE Yin
        And Yang of Leaves and Roots
        Fertile Soil DArK RooTs LiGhT
        RisE GreeN LeaveS iNTuiTioN WinGS..:)

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