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Shells

I remember

By Cathy holmesPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - February 2024
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Photo by Norwood Themes on Unsplash

You say we're just shells

but I remember a time

when love was our seed

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Cathy holmes

Canadian family girl with a recently discovered love for writing. Other loves include animals and sports.

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  • Novel Allen2 months ago

    Haikus are so great, allows you to pack a huge punch into a tiny space, well said Cathy. Congrats

  • Anna 2 months ago

    Congrats on Top Story!!

  • Wow. It's amazing how much emotion you were able to pack into so few words. Skilled and touching. Loved this! Congrats on the Top Story too!

  • Dana Crandell2 months ago

    I'm not sure how this one sneaked by me, but wow! You've packed a LOT of punch into those 3 lines. Congratulations!

  • Gerard DiLeo2 months ago

    Love this haiku. Both beautiful and sad.

  • Gina C.2 months ago

    This is absolutely gorgeous Cathy; well done! 😍

  • olymoolla2 months ago

    You have written so many beautiful stories your story is admirable please visit my vocal id and read a story please

  • ROCK 2 months ago

    Sweet Mother Nature; I love your style 💖

  • Tiffany Gordon 2 months ago

    Beautiful work!!

  • Sonia Heidi Unruh2 months ago

    You hang so much in a deceptively simple frame. Haiku master!

  • L.C. Schäfer2 months ago

    Well done on your T.S.!

  • Oooo, this seed grew into a Top Story! Congratulations! 🎉💖🎊🎉💖🎊

  • J2 months ago

    how to savour the fruits of the labours of love once they are gone is a hard nut to crack

  • JBaz2 months ago

    Congratulations Cathy, I knew this one was special, there is something that grabs the reader

  • Test2 months ago

    Terrific work! Keep it going—congratulations!

  • Lamar Wiggins2 months ago

    Things that make you go hmmm. Love it and congrats, Cathy.

  • A. Lenae2 months ago

    Oh my gosh. This simultaneously fills up the heart with gratitude and silences the senses with sadness. Stunning work. I'll be thinking about this all day. Definitely a top story 💜

  • Heather Hubler2 months ago

    Congrats on TS, Queen! I was gobsmacked when I read this and never commented. I have nothing to say that will do it justice, lol. It's so incredibly true. Brilliant work!!

  • Test2 months ago

    Absolutely beautiful.

  • Melissa Ingoldsby2 months ago

    It makes me think Of The Birth of Venus. Really deep and beautiful 🤩

  • Caroline Jane2 months ago

    Excellent haiku. Such depth. ❤️

  • Kristen Balyeat2 months ago

    Back to say YES! and congrats!

  • D.K. Shepard2 months ago

    Tragic, but beautifully written!

  • D. J. Reddall2 months ago

    This is an excellent haiku! Congratulations for the well deserved TS!

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