What It's Like: A Personal Story of Suffering - Appreciate the Beauty of One

By Janice Veldman

It was winter
Snow was falling, one flake at a time
Soon all that had a surface
Bore the weight of its presence
The beauty of one snowflake became a pile of havoc
Shoveled, plowed, cursed
It was a new life
Words came one at a time
So many expressed, So many heard
The much-awaited word became a chaotic world
Quiet please, no talking
It was a new age
Words struggled, misspoken, can’t recall
Fainter and slower
Gone, lost, silence
All the flakes melted.

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5199stories and lessons created

Original Release: Apr 22, 2019

Updated Last Revision: Jun 18, 2024

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Image of snowflakes online via the USDA's Forest Services.


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