“Wind Chimes” -Nayana Nair

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The wind chimes on television
seem so beautiful,
sound so soothing.
But I had a wind chime
that never made a sound.
There was never a wind around my house
at least not the one that pleased my wind chimes.
The occasional wind will touch my cheeks
but never the edges of the shining metal.
It never made the song that I longed for.
It made me feel
that my life was more stagnant
than it really was.
The only time it made a sound
was when my hands played with it.
But it was tiring
and it never quite sounded the same.
It never sounded like
the wind chimes on television.

20 Comments

  1. I think it is time to throw that wind chime out because none of us has the will and the abilty to exhaust ourselves.
    Nice prosetry with a hidden meaning.

    1. Thanks you for your words of support πŸ™‚ I am really happy that you liked my poem πŸ™‚
      I have lost hopes in wind chimes πŸ™‚ I am done with waiting for it to work. πŸ™‚

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